17 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday met Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and sought extension of subsidy on raw sugar exports and hike in import duty on the sweetener to 40 percent to help cash-starved mills clear cane arrears to farmers.
14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted three months extension to Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, to stay in his country on medical grounds.
04 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra government is planning to revamp the 'Jeevan Amrut Yojana' (blood-on-call) scheme which is aimed at facilitating blood supply to patients scheduled to undergo surgeries and medical procedures in remote areas.
12 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Bowing to the demand of taxi unions to relax the steep fine for refusing passengers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a five-stage fine structure.
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) to apprise it about the capacity of sewage treatment plants (STPs) from which it supplies water to all the builders for use in construction purposes.
19 Feb 2015
Suratgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a Soil Health Card scheme, under which the Centre plans to target over 14 crore farmers in the next three years to check the excess use of fertilisers.
24 Feb 2015
Nagpur: A national co-ordination committee comprising all trade unions in the country for Employees Retirement Pension Benefits (1995) has strongly opposed the raising of retirement age from 58 to 60 years.
08 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is out of jail on a 14-day furlough, on Wednesday left his home here to surrender himself, after prison authorities refused to extend his leave.
05 Feb 2015
New Delhi: As many as 10 crore LPG consumers have joined the ambitious scheme of getting cash subsidy in bank accounts to buy market priced cooking fuel, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer and helping end black marketing.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP on Wednesday embarrassed the government by saying in Lok Sabha that the mid-day meal scheme, sponsored by the Centre, has become "poisonous meal", leading to strong objection from HRD Minister Smriti Irani.