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.
26 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Robert Vadra today criticised the exemptions granted to vehicles of VIPs by Delhi government in its 'even-odd scheme' to control pollution, saying all must adhere to the law.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Miffed over delay in the issuance of the notification for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) Scheme, protesting veterans yesterday announced they will return their service medals across the country from next week even as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the notification will be issued before Diwali.
12 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The AAP government may be going ahead with the implementation of the second phase of odd-even car-rationing scheme based on favorable opinion poll but a section of city residents feel the re-introduction of the plan should be based instead on scientific survey of pollution data.
24 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Women drivers and CNG-certified vehicles are likely to be given exemption from Delhi government's ambitious odd-even scheme coming into force from January 1 in the national capital.
24 Dec 2015
New Delhi: There is no time limit for resolution of complaints under Banking Ombudsman scheme, aimed at seeking redressal of customers' common complaints against banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said.
15 Sep 2015
New Delhi: After much dilly-dallying, the Sports Ministry has included Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the TOP scheme, putting an end to the controversy surrounding the doubles duo's complaint of bias against the Ministry and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand.
31 Oct 2015
Bhubaneswar: Impressed over the success of its cheap meal scheme 'Aahar' for urban poor, Odisha government today decided to extend the facility to all district headquarters and different industrial areas in a phased manner.
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.
12 Dec 2015
New Delhi: After facing criticism from Delhi High Court over rising pollution in the national capital, Arvind Kejriwal-led government devised a new strategy for vehicles to salvage people from getting enslaved to bronchitis and other respiratory problems.