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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping's Gujarat visit is Narendra Modi's attempt to portray 'modern' India

    There is a deliberative attempt at innovation in every decision prime minister Narendra Modi takes and after this it may become a norm. Chinese president Xi Jinping, who starts his three-day India visit on September 17 from Ahmedabad, is the first foreign dignitary to start off from outside Delhi....

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 5:20am
  • RSS steps out of shadow

    It has been a nagging political puzzle for years. What is the relationship between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)? The liberals and the leftists had no doubts that the RSS was everything and the BJP nothing. But it was only a hunch on their part and they...

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 4:30am
  • Narendra Modi lashes out at critics, Congress

    Prime Minister Narender Modi has broke his silence of the last few weeks on Saturday. Speaking at the BJP national council meeting, he said that political pundits are finding it difficult to understand and come to terms with the party's victory in the Lok Sabha elections.

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 6:40am
  • Narendra Modi government's first big challenge is Insurance Bill

    The Insurance Amendment Bill which is coming up for introduction, consideration and passing in Rajya Sabha today will prove to be the first big challenge to the Narendra Modi government. It is the first big ticket reform measure that the government has taken up in more than five years, and which...

    Monday, 4 August 2014 - 8:17am
  • Insurance Bill: Congress vacillates, government says still 48 hours to go

    The BJP has asked all its MPs to be present when the insurance bill to raise the FDI cap to 49 per cent comes up in Rajya Sabha on Monday as the Congress keeps the government on tenterhooks.

    Saturday, 2 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in India for strategic dialogue with Narendra Modi government

    Modi government keeps open mind to set agenda for Indo-US relations

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 7:20am
  • Tax litigation will be simplified, assures Jaitley

    In reply to a question about Rs 4000 crore locked in tax litigation, which includes tax authorities filing cases against individuals and companies for evading payment, or cases filed by private parties against the tax department for unfair assessment, finance minister Arun Jaitley said that it...

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 3:08pm
  • Narendra Modi government to backtrack on India’s WTO commitment, not allow Trade Facilitation Agreement

    India will not allow Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which was agreed upon in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial at Bali in December 13. The TFA has to be implemented by the end of this month. The BJP-led NDA government says that the UPA did not hold ground and made India’s...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 10:19pm
  • Sushma Swaraj briefs Parliament about development in BRICS summit

    Xi invites Modi to visit China, Modi invited SA's Zuma to visit Indian in Jan 2015

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:55am
  • No condemning Israel, says Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha

    Minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj displayed a cool attitude as the discussion on the Israeli attacks on civilians in the Gaza Strip, scheduled to be of half-an-hour stretched to over two-and-half-hours, from noon till a little over three in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Then she replied to...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 6:20am