25 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The ambitious scheme of giving cash subsidy on cooking gas directly to consumers has become the world's largest direct benefit transfer with 2.5 crore households getting about Rs 550 crore since November 15.
31 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said his Ministry would finalise modalities for the much delayed 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme by next week and the file would be sent to Finance Ministry for further action.
10 Feb 2015
Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Tuesday lashed out at the Parkash Singh Badal led government over its alleged failure to provide funds to government schools in the state under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery.
05 Jan 2015
New Delhi: As many as 500 companies have approached the Ministry of Labour to consider revamping of the laws governing salary payment and granting employees a choice in how they are paid their salary.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said persons already having bank account need not open a fresh one to avail benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
25 Jan 2015
New Delhi: As poll campaign nears a crescendo, BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi is counting on heradministrative experience of over three decades as an IPS officer to deliver on her promise of strong governance that can ensure women security, employment and welfare initiatives.
15 Dec 2014
Nagpur: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse on Monday told Legislative Council here that the government is planning to grant subsidies to small irrigation schemes in the state this year even as it aims to meet the two-year backlog first.
05 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Can a monument in the national capital not be adopted for upkeep by a politician? Can an MLA or MP area fund not be spent on restoring a city landmark? Can development not be brought by balancing heritage with economic growth?
24 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has put a spoke in Delhi University's plans to introduce the choice based credit transfer scheme from the coming academic session, raising questions about the preparations made, even though it had itself directed all central varsities to implement it from the said period.