NEW DELHI: Making India a greater attraction for foreign tourists and working for the success of the 2010 Commonwealth Games here, will be the focus of the Tourism Ministry.
“Our preparations are in full swing to make the Commonwealth Games next year a grand success,” Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja told reporters after assuming charge […]
Archive for May 2009
NEW DELHI: The national executive of the Janata Dal (United), a key ally of the BJP in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition, on Saturday scrutinised the senior coalition partner BJP’s conduct during the general elections and possible reasons behind the electoral debacle.
Though the JD (U), which managed to send 20 newly-elected members to […]
If elected, she will be the first woman to hold this post in the Lower House
NEW DELHI: Senior Congress Member of Parliament Meira Kumar has emerged the front runner for Lok Sabha Speaker. If elected, she will be the first woman Speaker of the House.
— A. Maitra/Photo Division and V.V. KRISHNAN
Readying the […]
— Photo: Rajeev Bhatt
Minister for Local Administration M.K. Stalin with the newly sworn-in Central Ministers (from left): D. Napoleon, S.S. Palanimanickam, Dayanidhi Maran, M.K. Azhagiri, A. Raja, S. Jagathrakshakan and S. Gandhiselvan, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.
New Delhi: M.K. Azhagiri, A. Raja and Dayanidhi Maran from the Dravida Munnetra […]
Union Council of Ministers 2009
Tamil Nadu tops the list with nine Ministers
Kerala has six Ministers and Karnataka four
Andhra Pradesh MPs say their State did not get adequate representation
NEW DELHI: With the southern States accounting for one-third of the new Union Ministers, the recent statement by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M. Karunanidhi that “North is offering, and South […]
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday virtually put the newly inducted party Ministers on notice, suggesting that they “perform or perish.”
“Some of those who are inside can make way for others,” Ms. Gandhi said after the swearing-in of Ministers at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. She was responding to a question whether the Congress […]
New Delhi Bureau
Road Transport for Kamal Nath; Commerce for Anand Sharma; Health for Azad; Labour for Kharge
NEW DELHI: Kapil Sibal will be the new Human Resource Development Minister and M. Veerappa Moily will be in charge of Law, while Ambika Soni will move to the Information & Broadcasting Ministry in the new governance arrangement […]
What influenced Verdict 2009? What roles did caste, leadership, party organisation, candidate selection, regional issues play in determining the overall result? A special eight-page supplement (in PDF format) based on a post-poll survey, the National Election Study 2009, by the Lokniti team of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
Click here: How India Voted: […]