10 Feb 2016
Chennai: The Madras High Court directed the Union Home Ministry to consider a plea seeking conferment of Bharat Ratna on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
09 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Auto component marker Bharat Forge today reported a decline of 15.37 percent in standalone net profit to Rs 166.16 crore for the third quarter ended December 31.
29 Dec 2015
Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has written a special song on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments.
03 Feb 2016
Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech, a city-based vaccines and bio-therapeutic manufacturer, today claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in developing a vaccine to fight the dreaded mosquito-borne Zika virus, which causes serious birth defects in children.
03 Feb 2016
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir appeared to be headed for a longer spell of political uncertainty with both allies PDP and BJP putting the onus of forming the next government on each other as their leaders met Governor NN Vohra who had stepped in to break the month-long impasse.
03 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Providing relief to SEZ units and developers, the Finance Ministry today said that they would be entitled to refund of the Swachh Bharat cess, a levy imposed by the government from November last year to fund its cleanliness drive.
01 Feb 2016
Jammu: The core group of state BJP met here today to discuss the political situation in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti asserted that her party will have to reassess whether it can continue its alliance with BJP to form government in the state.
13 Dec 2014
New Delhi: 'Swachh Bharat' campaign is a positive step but could turn a topic for jokes if real work is not done, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, who had pushed Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan sanitation drive under UPA, on Sunday said.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday targeted yet another initiative taken by his predecessor Jairam Ramesh, saying the previous government's decision to have a convergence between MNREGA and toilet construction programme did not work well.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday said that over 67 percent rural households of the country do not have access to toilets as per Census 2011 and that it will review the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) to accelerate the pace of sanitation coverage.