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Rahul Gandhi slams Modi government over 'economic slowdown'

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IBNS): Raising his voice against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for the "economic slowdown" in the country.

Modi government diluting RTI to help corrupt steal from India : Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, July 27 (IBNS): Two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government successfully passed the Right To Information (RTI) Amendment Bill, 2019, in the parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the ruling dispensation is enabling corrupt people to steal from India.

Piyush Goyal backs corporatisation of railways, defends government's move to do away with budget

New Delhi, July 12 (UNI): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dismissed the opposition parties contention that merging Railway Budget with the main Budget for a financial year was an erroneous move and claimed that on the contrary entire country has appreciated the decision of the Modi government.

Modi government reconstitutes cabinet committees, sets up panels to look into various issues

New Delhi, Jun 6 (UNI): Confronted with the problems of economic slowdown and rising unemployment, the NDA government on Thursday reconstituted several Cabinet committees including two high level committees to look into the issue of unemployment, investment and growth.

Narendra Modi takes oath as PM for second time, Amit Shah joins ministry

New Delhi, May 30 (IBNS): In a grand ceremony that witnessed presence of nearly 8000 invitees from India and abroad, Narendra Modi took oath as the 16th Prime Minister of India for the second term along with 57 other ministers as the second Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government began its journey on Thursday. Architect of Modi's election victory, BJP president Amit Shah, also joined the ministry fuelling speculations who would succeed him as the next party chief.

PM Modi to swear in today, country fastens seat belt for Modi 2.0

New Delhi, May 30 (IBNS): A week after registering a landslide victory in the electoral battle, the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi will be swearing in as the Prime Minister while the entire nation is ready for Modi 2.0.

'Chowkidar Chor Hai' slogan raised during Rahul Gandhi's rally

Amethi, Apr 22 (UNI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who earlier in the day regretted stating 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the Supreme Court, formulated a new idea of using the same during his election meetings here on Monday, where he just raised the word 'Chowkidar,' while the crowd said 'chor hai'.

Mallya shot in the arm for Modi govt on Urjit quit day

London, Dec 10 (IBNS): On a day the country's central bank governor resigned in a jolt to the BJP-led NDA government, the Modi regime in India received a shot in the arm ahead of the 2019 general elections with an UK court deciding that fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya would be extradited to India to face investigation in banking fraud cases.

SC's Aadhaar verdict is big victory for pro-poor Modi government: BJP

New Delhi, Sept 26 (IBNS): Reacting to the Supreme Court's upholding of the constitutional validity of Aadhaar or 12-digit unique identity number, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra has said the top court's verdict is a big victory for pro-poor Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government, media reports said.

French ex-Prez's Rafale statement: Yechury attacks Modi govt for its alleged corruption

New Delhi, Sept 22 (IBNS): A day after former French President Francois Hollande's statement over Rafale deal, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre of having an involvement in corruption.

Activists arrest: Police produce documents, expose plans to overthrow PM Narendra Modi-led govt

Pune, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Pune Police on Friday produced evidence, which included several documents, that established their claims that the recently arrested activists have links with Maoists.

Rupee hits record low, Congress mocks Modi government

Mumbai/New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): The Indian currency touched the record low on Tuesday with one US dollar corresponding to Rs. 70 08, media reports said.

Unprecedented assault on India in four years of Modi goverment: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi, May 26 (IBNS): CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has launched an unsparing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as it completed its four years in office on Saturday.

Modi government played politics over death of Indians in Iraq: Congress

New Delhi, Mar 20 (IBNS): Congress on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of playing politics over the death of 39 Indians killed by terrorist group ISIS in Mosul, Iraq.

TDP ministers to resign from Modi government today

New Delhi, Mar 8 (IBNS): Telegu Desam Party (TDP)'s ministers will resign from the NDA, which runs the central government, on Thursday  party chief N Chandrababu Naidu had announced his decision to quit the Modi government a day ago over the special status demand for Andhra Pradesh, media reports said.