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.
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.
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.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Aiming to provide a holistic learning environment for the civil service aspirants who receive coaching at the varsity's Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), Jamia Milia Islamia has opened a separate hostel for them.
03 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A plea questioning the legality of data collection under the Aadhaar scheme was taken up by the Supreme Court, which asked the government to make its stand clear on the issue concerning the erstwhile UPA regime's flagship programme.
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.
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday assured the ex-servicemen of early implementation of the 'one rank, one pension' scheme, saying his Ministry has fast-tracked the work on it.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday launched an online monitoring system to check progress on skill development and enhancing livelihood opportunities for urban poor under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY).
10 Jan 2015
Mumbai/Pune: Film star Sanjay Dutt on Saturday evening returned to Pune's Yerawada Central Jail after the Maharashtra government rejected his application to extend his furlough by 14 days. Dutt, whose 14-day furlough had begun December 24, returned to the jail around 5 pm, an official said. His lawyer Hitesh Jain earlier had said that his application has been rejected and he will return to jail on Saturday itself.