Budget 2014 Live: PPF annual ceiling goes up to Rs 1.5 lakh; Ganga cleaning to get Rs 2037 cr.

When Arun Jaitley reads out his annual Union Budget today, it could well be the constructive road map the NDA government lays out to bring the “Acchhe din” it has promised the nation. When Arun Jaitley reads out his annual Union Budget today, it could well be the constructive road map the NDA government lays […]

Hope JD(U) won’t desert NDA: BJP

Amid reports that NDA ally JD(U) is exerting pressure on BJP to declare a “secular” leader as its Prime Ministerial candidate, BJP on Thursday expressed confidence that its “valued” coalition partner will not desert it. There are reports that JD(U) may declare at its national executive scheduled for this weekend that BJP announce its Prime […]

Join NDA, become PM: Shiv Sena to Pawar

Key UPA ally Sharad Pawar of the NCP has got a lucrative offer from the Shiv Sena – to join the opposition coalition NDA and even “become the Prime Minister”. The invitation to the NCP chief was extended on Tuesday by senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi who said “he (Pawar) would be able to […]

LK Advani ideal PM candidate: Sharad Yadav

NDA convenor and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav added a new twist to the BJP’s quandary over its prime ministerial candidate by naming LK Advani as the most suitable to lead the NDA in 2014. Yadav said on Thursday that LK Advani is the best candidate and that his age should not be used to discount […]

Prez poll: NDA to take a call on Pranab today

  New Delhi: A crucial NDA meet here will decide its Presidential choice on Sunday. The meeting, which will start at 11 am, will be held at the residence of senior BJP leader LK Advani. The BJP-led NDA stands divided over pitching a candidate against Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the President’s post. While JD(U) […]