26 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The government has netted a hefty 1,131 kg of gold valuing Rs 3,014 crore under the Gold Monetisation Scheme, the Parliament was informed today.
26 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Alleging that 'Freedom 251' smartphone scheme was a 'fraud', Congress MP Pramod Tiwari in Rajya Sabha today strongly objected to the presence of BJP leaders at the launch of the scheme to sell smartphones at a price of Rs 251 and sought a reply from the government.
23 Mar 2016
Pratapgarh: Slamming the Samajwadi Party government for accusing the Centre of not helping the Uttar Pradesh out of its power woes, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the state had failed to address the issue despite receiving adequate assistance.
20 Jan 2016
Noida: A blue-beacon installed SUV of a senior IPS officer was stolen in the wee hours today from Noida prompting police to launch a massive manhunt in the wake of the security alert for Republic Day.
04 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal summoned officials of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana government for their failure to curb illegal sand mining on the floodplains of river Yamuna, already banned by the green panel.
19 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Delhi High Court today rejected a plea against exemptions granted to women and two-wheelers in the odd-even car rationing scheme, scheduled to resume from April 15, terming it 'premature'.
04 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked farmers of villages in Noida, Greater Noida and Noida Extension as to how they could seek restoration of their land after they accepted compensation for parting with it.
11 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Increasing crop productivity is not the only solution to prevent farmers' suicides but schemes like Prime Minister's Crop Insurance scheme could deter them from taking the extreme step, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said in Rajya Sabha today.
12 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Fast food chain McDonald's is focusing on delivery business, brand extension and innovation this year to give a boost to its revenues in the country.
11 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today held a meeting with secretaries and the CEA to discuss ways to streamline the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for ensuring that only the needy get the subsidies.