22 Nov 2014
Ahmedabad: The choice of some villages adopted by MPs in Gujarat under the Prime Minister's 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna' has invited criticism from Congress which claimed that they were already developed, a charge refuted by the MPs. There are three such cases which have come to the light where villages have good infrastructure, but MPs have still gone ahead to adopt them, informed sources said.
19 Nov 2014
Mumbai: In a setback for Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday turned down a CBI plea to drop his name as an accused in the Adarsh scam, paving the way for his trial.
18 Nov 2014
Itanagar: Lok Sabha member from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering has adopted Takilalung village in East Siang district to be developed into a model village under ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’, a scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
19 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam's first time Congress MP and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's son, Gaurav Gogoi, has selected martyr Swahid Kushal Konwar's village Gondhokoroi in Golaghat district for making it a model village.
16 Nov 2014
Nellore: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was accorded a warm welcome as he visited the tiny village of Puttamrajuvari Kandrika which he has decided to adopt under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
17 Nov 2014
Ghaziabad: Union Minister and local MP General (retd) V K Singh has adopted Mirpur Hindu village here under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi have adopted one village each in their respective constituencies to develop them into model villages under "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana" launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.
12 Nov 2014
Gandhinagar: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has debunked as "unreliable" the information provided by the Gujarat government on availability of toilet facility and of drinking water at primary schools in rural areas, saying the data needs to be "investigated" as it concerns implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: BJP MP from Pauri and former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri has adopted Devli Bhanigram which lost 54 residents in last year's catastrophic deluge to develop it as a model village under Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
14 Nov 2014
New Delhi: A new toll-free helpline number for teachers was launched here on Thursday to address issues of teaching and learning in government schools. The helpline - 1800112028 - is for all government primary school teachers across the national capital.