29 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Stressing that quality education should reach the economically deprived sections of society, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta Fadnavis on Sunday urged him to allow more pre-schools to be started for poor children in Mumbai.
29 Mar 2015
Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew as a "global thinker" and said India deeply valued his friendship and his support for its economic progress.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government on Thursday said it is in the process of identifying 15-20 coal blocks to be auctioned in the next round, but can't fix a deadline for completing the process for all the 204 coal blocks that were cancelled by the Supreme Court.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: CAG was "very kind" when it put losses incurred due to coal blocks allocation between 2006 and 2010 at Rs 1.86 lakh crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday while highlighting that auction being undertaken by the present government had reaped much more revenue.
26 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: A day after the CAG blamed Haryana's previous Congress government for showering favours on party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, who made millions in controversial land deals, the BJP, which now rules the state, claimed a "massive scam" during the nearly 10-year tenure of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: After two rounds of auctioning of coal blocks for private companies, the government will on Tuesday allot mines to central and state PSUs.
28 Mar 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama spoke with Saudi King Salman, discussing recent developments in Yemen and emphasised the US support for the action taken by Saudi Arabia and Gulf Cooperation Council members, the White House has said in a statement.
22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Short-term coal linkages to end-use plants in sectors such as power, whose coal blocks were cancelled by the Supreme Court, should be further extended to June-end, an inter-ministerial panel has recommended.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and business tycoon Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday moved Supreme Court against CBI trial court order summoning them as accused in coal scam case.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Monday moved Delhi High Court against the decision of the Centre to cancel coal blocks allocated to it.