01 Sep 2015
Washington: Returning to power in 1980, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had considered a military strike on Pakistan's nuclear installations to prevent it from acquiring weapons capabilities, a declassified CIA document has claimed.
31 Aug 2015
Mumbai: State Bank of India expects its accounts under the Jan Dhan scheme to break even next year given the healthy growth in average deposits in these accounts, while total deposits have more than doubled to Rs 5,125 crore as of June end.
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.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: With an aim to widen the reach of the Atal Pension Yojna (APY) among informal sector workers, the government today said it has modified the flagship programme to give subscribers an option to make contribution on a monthly, quarterly or half-yearly basis.
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.
22 Aug 2015
Amethi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani will arrive here on Sunday and distribute insurance coverage to 25,000 women in the constituency.
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.
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.
13 Jul 2015
Hyderabad: There is no need for the Congress to apologise for imposition of Emergency in 1975 as people realised the decision was right and voted Indira Gandhi back to power, senior party leader Salman Khurshid has said.