08 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Railway unions have called for a nationwide indefinite strike by workers from July 11 to press their demands including review of new pension scheme and 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
30 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Lok Sabha today extended the term of the joint committee of Parliament examining the contentious land bill till the last day of the Winter session amid protests by the Opposition.
21 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet senior officials of all banks and insurance companies in Mumbai tomorrow to discuss the implementation of the government's crop insurance scheme, an official source said today.
18 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, whose comments on 'intolerance' sparked a row last year and invited the wrath of right-wing outfits, is partnering with the BJP-led government in Maharashtra for its flagship water conservation and drought-mitigation programme.
30 Dec 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is unlikely to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme in Noida on December 31, owing to the so-called "Noida jinx".
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.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: CBI is likely to seek extension of police custody of media baron Peter Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case. Sources in the agency said Peter's remand is necessary because he has been 'evasive' and 'not cooperating' with the agency.
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.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The Cabinet today approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas (LPG) connections free of cost to women members of poor households.
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.