BJP rebel MP Shatrughan Sinha is likely to cross over to the RJD and contest from Patna Saheb, while Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s name has been doing the rounds as the BJP nominee from the prestigious seat.
Denying permission to the ministers and other stands taken by the Centre regarding flood relief works could only be seen as "moves" against Kerala, Vijayan, who returned early Monday morning after a five-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), told reporters here.
New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Congress Leader P. Chidambaram on Monday said that one big take away from Budget 2016-17 was that there is no new idea presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, adding that NDA has followed its own brand of budget making. He further said that there is no major relief for tax payers, and the reduction of corporate tax rate from 30 percent to 29 percent for a very limited class, is laughable. He said that the only virtue of the budget is that it has left every section disappointed and he is happy that the UPA schemes have been continued with. He added that the government is boasting that they collected more tax than ever, but it was only due to excise on crude and not from corporate tax.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and said that if the NDA government can’t arrest four-five students who raised anti-national slogans in JNU, how they will arrest the Pathankot attack culprits. He also condemned the Patiala House Court incident and said the police remained mum and didn’t act over it.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Commenting on the tax notice to telecom major Vodafone, Congress leader and former union minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that the NDA Government has a habit of doing everything in retrospective. He recalled that current Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had once said that there should be no retrospective action in any matter, and now the government has gone back on that view. He said that when the Congress was in power, the opposition termed its actions as tax terrorism, and when the latter assumed power, it is being described as legitimate tax collection?
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Lashing out at the NDA Government and Delhi Police, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary Tariq Anwar said the present BJP-led NDA Government is bothering the university students without any prior investigation. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said all parties should stand up together against the anti-national elements responsible for the recent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) issue.
New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha addressed the students of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs andInternational Finance Corporations on Tuesday. Addressing the students, Sinha said our Government is pro-poor as well as pro-market government. He added that when the NDA Government came into power in May 2014, it was very important for us to restore confidence of the nation in the Governance of India.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Grand nephew of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Chandra Kumar Bose, on Friday said the country is waiting to see how the NDA Government will transform a “government of suppression and deceit” to a “government of transparency and openness”. CK Bose on Friday arrived in New Delhi for attending the event of declassification of files pertaining to Netaji’s death on January 23.