These projects involved a sweeping range of activities for the government, including "financial due diligence", "retainer for advisory service", and "evaluation of nominations of e-governance awards"
Rahul Gandhi called demonetisation "a well-thought-out conspiracy to destroy employment", while Mallikarjun Khare called it the "biggest assault on India's economy and livelihood."
A police head constable and a non-local labourer were killed and a police inspector was injured in three separate attacks by terrorists in Kashmir in the last three days.
Called the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, the initiative will cover only those central government schemes that were designed after the Modi government came to power in 2014.
India has a robust and admired statistical system. But the government is suppressing data to suit its narrative. It is perilous not to know the reality of the governed
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertaking a day-long visit to Uttarakhand on Thursday, the Congress also asked when will he visit violence-hit Manipur.
His remarks come after the Manipur government shifted the last of 10 Kuki families comprising 24 members from Imphal's New Lambulane area where they had been living for decades.
He also lauded the flagship rural employment guarantee programme — Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) — introduced by Congress on this day in 2005.
The no-confidence motion was an opportunity for the government to send a loud and clear message about its intention to establish peace and protect the lives and property of the people of Manipur.
For the last two days, Parliament witnessed fiery discussions by leaders from the government and Opposition over the ethnic clashes in Manipur.
Modi government has given Rs 4.57 lakh crore under devolution and grant-in-aid so far to Odisha against Rs 1.14 lakh crore given under the two heads by the previous government, said Shah.
Responding to the remarks made by Vijayasai Reddy through Twitter, TDP leaders said it is nothing but devils preaching Vedas.
The former Union minister claimed the prime minister was batting for UCC to divert people's attention from issues of unemployment, price rise and hate crimes.
Calling the UPI as the biggest success of the country, he said that the maximum number of digital transactions were done in India.
After producing ethanol from sugarcane, India is now pushing for producing low-carbon fuel from grains and agri waste.