20 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Repeating the success formula that catapulted the saffron party to the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked its Uttar Pradesh MPs to pull up their socks for strengthening the party base at the ground level in the face of coming assembly elections.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: As government targets to expand broadband connectivity to all 2.5 lakh panchayats of the country by 2016, telecom regulator TRAI chief Rahul Khullar on Thursday termed it as a very "ambitious" target, saying believing in it would be like "deluding ourselves".
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government's ambitious National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project has been delayed due to supply constraints, problems in timely availability of labour and time consuming survey work for the laying of optical fibre, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
18 Dec 2014
Vadodara: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has decided to adopt Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat's Vadodara district as part of the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna', a senior official has said.
13 Dec 2014
Muzaffarnagar: Bank accounts of 70 Gram Pradhans were seized here for not submitting reports of development work in their respective areas, authorities said on Saturday.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday termed all 'customary courts' like Khap panchayats as illegal and unconstitutional and asked state governments to check such set up as it was a serious issue.
06 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has come out in defence of khap panchayats, saying they keep a check on social evils and there was nothing wrong with their orders.
02 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Chip maker Intel will work with the Indian government to create digital literates across 1,000 panchayats, a move that will impact five million citizens by the end of 2015.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday urged the Centre to extend the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) to the state.
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.