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.
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.
21 Dec 2014
Mumbai: When it comes to most affordable and convenient ways to reach your destination in the country, New Delhi offers the most affordable taxis for travellers from the airport to the city centre, covering 17.70 kilometre in Rs 500, according to a recent survey.
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 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.
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.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government has asked banks, which have opened 8.76 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana but issued only 5.78 crore RuPay debit cards so far, to bridge the gap between the two.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was not aware of the Constitutional provisions allowing for declaration of Emergency that was imposed in 1975 and it was Siddartha Shankar Ray who led her into the decision, says President Pranab Mukherjee.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss.
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.