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D K SINGH

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PM Modi keeps tight grip on his Cabinet
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Spells out dos & don’ts to his ministers at meetings.

‘Modi government is not incompetent that ONGC will not get its rates when the divestment process begins’
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

In this Idea Exchange MoS, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan regrets the controversies generated over Maharashtra Sadan and Sania Mirza.

Cabinet clears 49% insurance FDI
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Insurance, Securities Bills set to get House nod; govt also looking at judicial commission law.

Face-off with Centre worsens, Hooda stays firm on separate Haryana SGPC
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

Given that Sikhs constitute about 8 per cent of the population in poll-bound Haryana, Congress has come out strongly in defence of Hooda.

‘No one guides us in Parliament’
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

First-time talk about the hurdles they face in Parliament and their views on J&K and Article 370.

Centre to shield businesses from ‘inspector raj’ with new system
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The advantage of the new system is that it will restrain inspectors from carrying out random inspections.

Union budget: Neo middle class is the new aam aadmi
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Announcing allocation of Rs 7,060 crore for 100 smart cities, Jaitley noted that the “neo middle class” has aspirations of better living standards.

‘No lobbies or pressures in Modi government’
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Govt looking at innovative ways to manage kerosene and gas subsidy, tells Dharmendra Pradhan.

Testing times: Fraying J&K ties test Rahul-Omar friendship
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

Amid all these moves, Rahul has remained silent, giving jitters to those clamouring for an end to Congress-NC alliance.

To replace collegium, govt gives fresh push to Judicial Commission
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

In the past two years, more than half-a-dozen names recommended by different High Courts for appointment as judges were returned due to allegations.

One month in office: Narendra Modi government firm, decisive so far
Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Modi’s ministers seem to have decided to put their heads down for now to carry out his instructions.

In earlier avatar, NSA Ajit Doval advocated hard line on Pak, LWE
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Doval expressed these views in an article, ‘India’s Defence Production and Research — Need for Transformational up-gradation’.

NDA in Vivekananda: Delhi think tank emerges as a ‘coincidental’ recruiting centre for the new PMO
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Think tank in Delhi emerges a ‘coincidental’ recruiting centre for the new Prime Minister’s Office

Disquiet in govt over V K Singh’s tweets
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

The prevalent view in the government, however, is that there is no need to term V K Singh’s action against Dalbir Singh 'illegal' and 'premeditated'.

Seth calls secys’ meet, SC order on prosecution sanction on table
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

The Prime Minister recalled that when he had once gone to Pennsylvania, he had asked the hosts to show him the most ancient thing there.

As part of his larger political vision, PM Modi calls all Secys for meeting today
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

Modi’s direct interaction with the bureaucracy is also likely to help him keep a tab on the functioning of his ministers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shed UPA baggage: GoMs, EGoMs to be junked
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

Narendra Modi abolishes all 30 GoMs an EGoMs to ensure fast decision-making and an increase in accountability.

Former TRAI chief named Principal Secy to PM, but there’s a little legal hitch
Wed, May 28, 2014

Nripendra Misra declines comment, says he is ‘already looking after’ the job.

Modi keeps grip on key portfolios
Wed, May 28, 2014

The only instance of deference to political imperatives was the allocation of Ministry of External Affairs to Sushma Swaraj who has not been on the same page with Modi politically.

Lost: Rahul’s strategy misfired, Cong leaders share challenges and revival strategies
Sun, May 25, 2014

The Sunday Express spoke to many Congress leaders, and they have a long list of suggestions for the party’s revival.

‘Final call on cabinet will always be Modi’s’
Fri, May 23, 2014

Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad says Modi will always take the final call on that and rules out any interference by the RSS in governance.

Speaking out for Cong’s first family, loyalist Patel sets tone for CWC meet
Mon, May 19, 2014

Rumblings in Team Rahul, close aides being blamed for defeat.

Heat Wave: With Modi wave hitting them hard, will these states hold?
Sun, May 18, 2014

While Rahul has always stood by omar, it will be clear in coming weeks whether the Cong vp will continue to support him.

Win-all in new NDA
Sat, May 17, 2014

Modi ‘wave’ helps smaller parties pick up seats, their vote bases add to BJP tally.

Wisdom, a bit too late: I&B minister says don’t need I&B
Wed, May 14, 2014

But Tewari held the opposite view in November 2012, weeks after he was appointed to the ministry.

Congress old guard sidelined, polls a test for Rahul Gandhi’s new team too
Fri, May 09, 2014

Earlier, Jairam Ramesh and Salman Khurshid used to play a big role in overseeing the party’s campaign during elections.

Manmohan Singh in control, Sonia Gandhi never interfered: Ahmed Patel
Mon, Apr 28, 2014

Patel also launched a counter-offensive against the BJP for its attack on Robert Vadra.

Priyanka should play greater role in Cong: Gogoi
Fri, Apr 25, 2014

In 2009 too she had remained confined to these two constituencies but had made national headlines for over a week targeting the BJP.

Govt must go ahead with Army Chief appointment, says Jitendra Singh
Tue, Apr 22, 2014

The Minister of State for Defence says Centre should not come under ‘pressure of cheap politics’, slams ex-Army Chief V K Singh.

Amritsar set for PM vs Modi contest
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Jaitley-Amarinder battleground could be only common venue for rallies by PM and bidder for his chair.

‘We are looking at a Rajesh Khanna phenomenon of superstardom’
Mon, Apr 07, 2014

  Shatrughan Sinha, BJP candidate in Patna Sahib, discusses local protests, the Delhi option he turned down and Narendra Modi in this interview to D K Singh. Your seat has a significant number of Muslims. How do you think they will react to imam Bukhari’s appeal to vote for the Congress? I am focusing on […]

‘BJP’s marketing, branding are attractive, but the end product is substandard’
Thu, May 01, 2014

Anand Sharma defends Rahul Gandhi’s strategies, questions Narendra Modi’s development claims, and admits Congress lacks in communication.

Rahul Gandhi’s ordinance shortcut loses way
Mon, Mar 03, 2014

After President frowns, government decides not to go along with the move.

Narendra Modi economics same as PC’s, says book
Mon, Feb 17, 2014

While the book is centred around Modi’s economic vision, it also briefly reflects on “a new approach” to tackling law and order in the state.

Virbhadra’s apples worth crores went by scooters and oil tanker,finds I-T
Sat, Jan 04, 2014

Authorities have decided to 'reopen' Singh's income tax assessment for 2010-11.

In post-AAP world,Congress balancing act
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

Siddaramaiah may cancel MLAs’ tour to Latin America; In Bihar,seat sharing with Lalu awaits Rahul’s nod.