21 May 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari sees a conspiracy behind a recent CAG report naming him even though the draft audit report did not mention his name. "The Draft Report which went to the Ministry, my name was not there, but it is there in the printed final report," said Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Centre is willing to give additional forest land for development of the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala provided the state government gives the barren land elsewhere for afforestation.
14 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Chiding private telecom operators for repeated call drops on their network, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said lack of spectrum is no excuse for not resolving this problem.
07 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government has decided to deploy an additional 11,000 paramilitary men for undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the worst Maoist-affected Bastar division of Chhattisgarh where red ultras recently carried out a deadly ambush and killed 14 CRPF personnel.
22 Apr 2013
A Delhi court on Monday fixed April 29 for hearing the matter in additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused.
28 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a base price of Rs 3,705 crore per megahertz (MHz) for 3G spectrum auction, a move which would help the government garner over Rs 1 lakh crore along with sale of other mobile frequencies.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Loop Telecom Ltd (LTL) was "used" by Essar Group of companies to acquire 2G spectrum licences by "circumventing" the procedures, the CBI on Wednesday argued before a special court.
28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government not to treat Sanskrit as a third language for Class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and instead treat it as an additional language retaining German as a third langauge.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Successful spectrum bidders, including Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone, have made over Rs 7,000 crore towards upfront payments -- a move that will help the government narrow its fiscal deficit target for the fiscal ending on Tuesday.
31 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power, along with its subsidiary Jindal Power, has deposited Rs 3,089.25 crore as additional levy to the government, as per the Supreme Court directions in coal block allocation scam.