10 Sep 2011
Holding the Union Government policies responsible for communal violence in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that certain provisions in the proposed Communal Violence Bill would fail to check this menace.
30 Jan 2016
Hyderabad: Activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) today protested against the visit of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to the Hyderabad Central University campus over the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula even as it called for a 'bandh' in Telangana colleges.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah yesterday used the new crop insurance scheme to reach out to farmers claiming Narendra Modi government's decision will rank among the biggest steps taken for their welfare since Independence as they will draw maximum benefit by paying minimal premium.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Over Rs 42,520 crore has been disbursed under the MUDRA Yojna to more than 66 lakh borrowers, of which nearly a third are women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
24 Dec 2015
The month was started on a bad note as earthquake jolted neighbouring Nepal. Over 9,000 people were killed in this natural devastation. Other major events occurred in this month include MUDRA Yojana launched by PM Modi and successful evacuation of Indian citizens from Yemen.
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.
20 Aug 2014
Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government has decided to sponsor trips to key pilgrimage centres across the country for differently-abled people of the state.
06 Nov 2015
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approval to a new scheme 'Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna' aimed at power reforms in India.
18 Apr 2015
Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Saturday said that the "strong visionary leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resulted in "extraordinary effort" by India on financial inclusion of its people.
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.