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 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.
21 May 2015
Ghaziabad: Making Ghaziabad a "world class city" is the first priority and all developmental projects will be completed within a time frame, said newly appointed GDA Vice Chairman Vijay Yadav, who has assumed the charge on Wednesday.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Even after 40 years down the line, the nation cannot afford to forget the trauma of Emergency when all the fundamental rights and civil liberties were suspended. Political leaders of all hues in the Opposition were taken in for preventive detention and newspapers were shut down.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: India boasts of having world’s largest democracy which has the darkest patch in its history when the country reeled under the pang of state of Emergency that was clamped on June 25, 1975. Even after 40 years down the line, the nation cannot afford to forget the trauma of Emergency. All the fundamental rights and civil liberties were suspended. Political leaders of all hues in the Opposition were taken in for preventive detention. Newspapers were shut down. Here are 4 facts that unfold the blot on the face of Independent India.
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.
06 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’ seems to have hit a roadblock as 108 Members of Parliament are yet to adopt a village under the ambitious programme launched by the Central Government.
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.
02 May 2015
New Delhi: The capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world's best airport for the year 2014, under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum, officials said on Saturday.