14 Nov 2014
New Delhi: From Saturday, LPG consumers in 54 districts of 11 states will start getting cash subsidy so that they can buy the cooking fuel at market price. The ambitious plan, launched by the previous UPA government in June 2013 but abruptly stopped earlier this year following court orders, has been modified to exclude the requirement of unique identification number (Aadhaar) for availing the cash subsidy.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government on Thursday approved Rs 43,033-crore rural electrification scheme Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The MSME Ministry released the draft of the Rs 200-crore scheme for promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and agro industry.
13 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday expressed reservation over the loan waiver scheme by various state governments and also suggested reasonable interest rate ceiling on loans from micro-finance lenders.
19 Nov 2014
Hyderabad: The Telangana government has so far identified 24.21 lakh eligible persons for grant of social security pension under the newly-launched Aasara Pension Scheme on which a sum of Rs 3,350 crore will be spent every year, according to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.
19 Nov 2014
Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday gave six weeks time to UP government to file its counter affidavit on a PIL seeking direction to the state to institute an inquiry against Mayawati for alleged misuse of public money in construction of memorials during her tenure as Chief Minister.
12 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The proposal for a new airport at Jewar in Greater Noida may finally see the light of the day with the government considering a review of the rule which disallows a second airport within 150 kms of an existing one.
16 Nov 2014
New Delhi: After facing last-minute technical hiccups on Sunday, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has postponed the draw of lots for its flagship Housing Scheme 2014, which was scheduled to be held on Monday.
17 Nov 2014
Noida: To observe World Remembrance Day for road victims, Noida Police and district administration organised a candle light vigil and also held a health check-up camp for policemen.
27 Nov 2014
Kolkata: In the biggest such criminal action against Ponzi schemes, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached 2,631 bank accounts of the Rose Valley group containing Rs 295 crore under the stringent provisions of the anti-money laundering law.