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Farmers suicides increased after UPA announced Rs 70,000 crore loan waiver: govt

Replying to a question on whether the SC had suggested that the government bring out a national policy to control farmers suicides, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the court order stated an issue like this could not be dealt with overnight.

Under fire, govt defends order to intercept: Not new, strict checks

The Centre also said that the new system will prevent unauthorised use and every individual case will continue to require the prior approval of the Home Ministry or concerned state government.


UPA policies led to macro instability: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley's comments come a day after the National Statistical Commission (NSC) sub-committee's back series estimates of GDP growth with 2011-12 base came to light.

Niti Aayog vindicates UPA’s claims on poverty alleviation

The Niti Aayog's report, submitted before the United Nations, acknowledges that anti-poverty programmes like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) helped weaker sections of the society.

PM's failure to fight corruption led to govt's undoing: Sanjay Baru

Baru said he hoped Manmohan Singh will write his own autobiography some day.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: ‘UPA govt left coffers empty, making it difficult for us’

"The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.


Rural development fellows scheme in limbo as govt yet to induct 3rd batch

The PMRDF, announced in September 2011, inducted its first batch of Fellows in April 2012.

World of business

PM has signalled a new global outreach that is less squeamish, more purposeful.

Must ‘play our role’ in polls: RSS

RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale made clear to reporters that the Sangh was actively backing Modi’s bid.

Govt delays urea imports, farmers left in distress

Shortage: Imports surged only after rabi planting started in November.

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Why was Chidambaram silent when Afzal was hanged?: Swamy

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Attacking former finance minister P Chidambaram for his remarks on Afzal’s hanging, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said what took him two years to open his mouth? Swamy questioned that despite being in part of UPA government at that time, why had Chidambaram maintained silence, if there were grave doubts about the extent of Afzal’s involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack. He further said a case of sedition should be filed against him for provoking people to bring down the current government.