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.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton but the sowing window is available till early August and its coverage is expected to improve with progress of rains, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
24 Jun 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS for a neck injury, authorised his senior most Cabinet colleague Indira Hridayesh to take important administrative decisions in his absence.
30 Jun 2014
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government has simplified guidelines under the apple rejuvenation project to enhance productivity of the fruit. The apple project is being implemented under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna, an official spokesman said in Shimla.
26 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will felicitate activists who were jailed during the Emergency era at a function in nation capital on June 28.
23 Nov 2013
Itanagar: A scam in a centrally sponsored scheme has reportedly surfaced in the state with the All Arunachal Contractor Welfare Association alleging Rs 1,000 crore scandal in Indira Awas Yojana, implemented by the department of Rural Development.
24 Jun 2014
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday held a series of meetings with experts to discuss issues related to the conservation of heritage, ultra-modern development, beautification works and reinforcement of canal system in Bikaner region.
09 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Security at both terminals of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Monday has been beefed up following a terrorist attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi last night.
23 May 2014
Patna: In order to strengthen its reach among weaker sections, the new Bihar Cabinet on Thursday approved more than Rs 245 crore to link women of weaker sections and minority communities with school education.
04 Jun 2014
Mumbai: After achieving much applaud for his National Award-winning Marathi film Dhag, Shivaji Patil is planning to make a movie based on the real-life story of a Sikh family that was saved by three Hindu families on the day the 1984 Sikh riots broke out after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.