Unplanned growth behind flooding woes: Prakash Javadekar

Flooding woes in various parts of the country stem from unplanned urbanisation rather than climate change and are a ‘legacy issue’ that the government is correcting through its smart city programme, says Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading

Rahul meets youth on hunger strike against night traffic ban on Kerala NH

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today visited five youths sitting on a relay hunger strike for 10 days against the restriction on movement of vehicles on a national highway that passes through a tiger reserve in neighbouring Karnataka. Continue Reading

BJP starts drive on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

BJP president Amit Shah kicked-off a four-month-long exercise today in an ambitious bid by the saffron party to claim the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi with its leaders across the country undertaking foot marches and addressing public events to mark his 150th birth anniversary. Continue Reading

BJP slams Rahul for his comments on Kashmir situation

Hitting out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his comments on Kashmir situation, the BJP said today he has “insulted” the country and given Pakistan a “handle” to target India in the United Nations. Continue Reading

Javadekar hits out at Chidambaram for communalising Kashmir issue

Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the BJP scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as the region is “dominated” by Muslims, a remark condemned by the ruling party as “provocative and irresponsible”. Continue Reading

BJP govt presents 50-day report card

Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government today said it is already ‘walking the talk’ on its promise of fast-paced development with ‘speed, skill and scale’ being manifested in the Modi dispensation’s second term. Continue Reading