Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Budget 2023-24: Congress attacks govt over NREGS cut, asks if money being diverted for Capex

February 1, 2023 17:24 IST

"Capex allotment shows that after 8 yrs in power, the government is the only active player in the Indian economy…Private investment is not coming in,” party says

Chhattisgarh ex-CM Raman Singh: ‘Being in politics does not mean contesting polls. Will take up whatever responsibility party gives’

February 1, 2023 17:18 IST

"Congress will lose on development issues, as all work has come to a standstill. There is corruption everywhere," says Raman Singh

Cong high command has abandoned party… can’t even contest polls: Meghalaya leader who quit Cong joins TMC

February 1, 2023 17:02 IST

Ex-vice-president Augustine Marak says joining TMC only way to defeat NPP, specifically CM Conrad Sangma's brother

#Politics | ‘Over promise, under deliver’ strategy, ‘election-oriented’, ‘ignores welfare’: Oppn reacts to Budget

February 1, 2023 16:19 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls it "anti-people", SP chief Akhilesh Yadav says gives the people "nirasha" instead of "asha"

Budget stalemate resolved, Telangana Governor, Govt take tentative steps towards each other

February 1, 2023 15:39 IST

BRS govt agrees to Budget Session speech by Soundararajan, she is set to approve the draft Budget; Govt also makes a concession on extending protocol to her

Budget 2023, MGNREGA Budget news

PMAY-Rural fund sees big jump in Union budget; NREGS allocation cut

February 1, 2023 15:18 IST

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme got 21.66% less and the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana 172% more funds than last year.

Union Budget: Pranam to Mishti, Modi govt continues its fondness for acronyms

February 1, 2023 13:43 IST

Cutting fertilisers, and promoting mangrove plantation and organic bio-resources are latest objectives framed in catchy slogans

farmers pluck crop from a foggy field

Budget 2023: Govt cuts PM Kisan Samman Nidhi allocation by 13.33 per cent

February 1, 2023 13:47 IST

Under the PM-KISAN scheme, the government provides Rs 6,000 to the eligible beneficiary farmer families in a year and the amount is transferred to their bank accounts.

Union Budget 2023 FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2023: In poll-bound Karnataka, FM Sitharaman announces Rs 5300 crore for Upper Bhadra Irrigation Project

February 1, 2023 13:35 IST

The Upper Bhadra project is meant to provide micro irrigation to the drought-prone districts of Chitradurga, Tumkur and Davangere by providing water from the Bhadra River in the poll-bound state’s Chikamagalur area.

Kotamreddy Sridhar Reddy, indian express

YSRCP MLA Kotamreddy Sridhar Reddy quits alleging phone tapping; party and Govt denies charge

February 1, 2023 15:12 IST

"I am being suspected of what I do not know but I have plenty of evidence that my phones are being tapped", said the two-time MLA Kotamreddy Sridhar Reddy.

The rise and fall of Asaram Bapu: ‘Godman’ who hobnobbed with the powerful

February 1, 2023 17:34 IST

Asumal Harpalani, popularly known as Asaram Bapu, started his first ashram in Ahmedabad on the banks of the Sabarmati in the 1970s before going on to build a multi-crore business empire

Tripura Assembly Elections 2023

Wary allies, unfinished seat-sharing, aggrieved leaders add to Tripura uncertainty

February 1, 2023 10:43 IST

Across board, from BJP to CPI(M) to Left, leaders angry at being left out of candidate list are threatening to spoil the party's chances

Sachin Pilot MLAs resignation Rajasthan Congress

Pilot camp on MLA resignations: ‘Grave indiscipline’, ‘illegal to intimidate legislators’

February 1, 2023 06:35 IST

Rajasthan Speaker C P Joshi has said that the 81 MLAs who submitted resignation letters to him in September did not do so voluntarily

P Chidambaram criticises Economic Survey: ‘Looking through rearview mirror rather than windshield’

February 1, 2023 07:03 IST

Former Union Finance Minister ells The Indian Express, “This Economic Survey seems to be a very departmental point of view .. does not take objective view of economy.”

Ahead of Tripura polls, CPI(M) claims to be in talks with TIPRA Motha for seat sharing ‘understanding’

February 1, 2023 01:38 IST

TIPRA Motha insiders said any sort of understanding with the Left is unlikely since they didn’t formally agree with the demand of Greater Tipraland.

No buzz in Nagaland on Day 1 of nominations, parties yet to name candidates

February 1, 2023 01:39 IST

Major parties in a huddle to decide faces; Naga National Political Groups appeal to prospective candidates to refrain from filing papers.

Rahul Gandhi rounds off Kashmir visit with Kheer Bhawani, Hazratbal visits

February 1, 2023 07:22 IST

Priyanka Gandhi accompanied her brother to the temple in Budgam while Rahul visited the Hazratbal shrine with state Congress chief Vikar Rasool before flying back to Delhi in the afternoon.

‘Election speech… avoids key issues’: Oppn responds to President’s address to Parliament

February 1, 2023 07:14 IST

BSP chief Mayawati says claims made in the speech “not enough to console people who suffer from poverty, inflation and unemployment”.

#Politics | Akhilesh on Pathaan success: ‘Befitting reply to BJP’s negative politics’

January 31, 2023 20:38 IST

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor also tweeted about the film, using the hashtag “Celebrate Bollywood”.

Newsmaker | Naushad Siddiqui: A young cleric, ISF’s lone MLA, takes the fight to TMC

February 1, 2023 04:51 IST

Naushad Siddiqui is vocal in the Assembly and his arrest over a week ago has enraged his outfit, the Indian Secular Front, which is trying to bring together Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis.

From the Urdu Press: India’s success as a republic and the challenges ahead

January 31, 2023 19:22 IST

Even as they hailed the journey made by the Republic till now, Urdu dailies expressed concern at attempts to “weaken and make a mockery of India’s democratic principles”.

Before panchayat polls, TMC conducts outreach with much fanfare, hits pockets of turbulence

January 31, 2023 16:37 IST

Mamata Banerjee announced the “Didir Suraksha Kavach” initiative on January 2. In the past few weeks, her party leaders have faced questions from people, and in some instances protests, at several places.

Visakhapatnam to be Andhra Pradesh’s new capital, says CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

February 1, 2023 01:36 IST

The announcement comes at a time when the matter of developing Amaravati as the capital is pending in the Supreme Court.

President Murmu budget session

‘Article 370 abrogation to triple talaq, govt has been decisive’: President Murmu to Parliament

February 1, 2023 01:09 IST

In her first address to a joint sitting of Parliament, President focuses on the Central government’s achievements and welfare initiatives.

Worried about hung Assembly in Karnataka, BJP and Congress take aim at JD(S)

February 1, 2023 01:39 IST

From Amit Shah to Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar, national parties' leaders urge voters not to choose JD(S); regional party hits back, "We will grow the JDS as an alternative to the BJP. The Congress is fading away."