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.
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.
06 Feb 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has launched ‘Mukhya Mantri Shiksha Deeksha Yojna’ in government schools, a programme inspired by the concept of activity-based learning.
12 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday reacted sharply to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's remarks comparing its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler.
22 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Even as some former bureaucrats face CBI heat, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday called upon the youth to join public service so that they can leave an imprint on the society at large.
28 Mar 2014
Biswanath Chariali (Assam): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, during his visit to Assam, recalled his family's close association with Tezpur, a city which was visited by his grandmother Indira Gandhi during the 1962 Indo-China conflict.
22 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Renowned singers from India and Pakistan will perform in a two-day festival of Sindhi-sufi music that will begin on Saturday.
27 Dec 2013
Chandigarh: The foundation stone of a housing project aimed at providing shelter to poor in urban areas would be launched in Haryana's Sirsa district on Friday.
05 Feb 2014
London: Former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi wrote a personal letter to her British counterpart Margaret Thatcher soon after the 1984 Operation Bluestar in an attempt to justify her decision to send army to flush out militants from the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday inaugurated the National Cycling Academy at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex and launched a project to create swimming pools at three separate stadiums in the Capital.