26 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The eagerly-awaited draw of lots for the flagship 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014' next month can be seen online as the housing authority has decided to webcast the entire event, a top official said.
17 Nov 2014
Kolkata: Noisy scenes were witnessed in West Bengal Assembly on Monday after Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit an adjournment motion moved by CPI(M) member and Leader of the Opposition Surya Kant Mishra on tabling of Shyamal Sen report in the House.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The NDA government is unlikely to restrict rural job scheme MNREGA in the country's selected poor districts. Clarifying his positions on MNREGA, Chaudhary Birender Singh who took over as Minister for Rural development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation on Tuesday said that Rs 40,000 crore allocation for the rural job scheme was not for any specific region.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved three major projects for the power sector, the Power Ministry said in a statement here. The projects are the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, Integrated Power Development Scheme and the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project.
11 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was "deeply inspired" by the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi as he launched his "dream" village development project- Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) - here on Saturday.
08 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The DDA on Wednesday extended the deadline from October 9 to October 15 for submitting application forms for its housing scheme.
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: After effecting big bang reforms of deregulating diesel prices and raising natural gas rates, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the relaunched cash transfer scheme for LPG will help save Rs 10,000 crore in subsidy.
20 Oct 2014
Dhanbad: Union Minister of State for Rural Development Upendra Kushwaha said the Centre would make major changes in the MNREGA scheme, but the basic structure and mission of the project would remain same.
06 Nov 2014
Agartala: The CPI-M will organize demonstrations across the country, including at parliament house in New Delhi November 26, to protest against the curtailment of MGNREGA rural job scheme by the central government, a party leader said here on Thursday.