08 Apr 2015
Patna: Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium following acrimonious exchanges between ruling and opposition benches on the Centre's cutting down of funds under Indira Awas Yojna for the poor.
18 Apr 2015
Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Saturday said that the "strong visionary leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resulted in "extraordinary effort" by India on financial inclusion of its people.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi along with husband Robert Vadra recently attended the grand wedding reception of Amitabh Bachchan's niece Naina Bachchan and actor Kunal Kapoor at a Delhi farmhouse.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of one of the three convicts serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
18 Sep 2014
Patna: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of house for all in next seven years, the Centre has enhanced unit cost for building dwellings under Indira Awas Yojna by Rs 25,000 by including labour and toilet components, Union minister of State for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday.
08 Dec 2014
Burdwan: In line with the state government's commitment for a transparent and timely public service delivery for ensuring good governance, Burdwan district administration has launched online grievance redressal mechanism, a top district official said on Monday.
09 Apr 2015
Ranchi: Fodder Scam convict and former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership saying "it has heightened the nation's dignity and influence in the world."
08 Apr 2015
New Delhi: From cultural performances to traditional artefacts, from foot-tapping bhangra to sumptuous food, a two-day Punjabi festival here will celebrate the true spirit of Baisakhi, its organisers said on Wednesday.
03 Aug 2012
NHRC was on Friday critical of government's two flagship programmes MNREGA and Indira Awas Yojna, saying these have "inherent and fundamental flaws" and failed to serve their purpose.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.