27 May 2016
New Delhi: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has decided to take up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland choppers issue apart from over half-a-dozen other defence-related matters.
13 May 2016
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh last night described as "baseless and politically motivated" the allegations of Swaraj Abhiyan leaders of floating a global tender in a "shady manner" to purchase a specific AgustaWestland helicopter by paying "over 30 percent" commission without exploring options.
20 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The government merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA), launched by the previous UPA government, with the Khelo India programme for development of sports, thereby dropping former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from it.
16 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With India remaining polio free for five years now, the government today said that it plans to switch to bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) from its present trivalent version in "some months" even as President Pranab Mukherjee launched the country wide Pulse Polio programme for 2016 on the eve of National Immunisation Day.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Joining community campaigns like Pulse Polio drive, becoming active on social media and an all-woman band are some of the new initiatives that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested for the police forces in the country.
23 Oct 2012
Having made unprecedented progress in polio eradication, India is now gearing up to be declared polio free by 2014 by guarding itself against the import of polio virus from neighbouring countries and by boosting routine immunisation.
16 Jan 2016
Bengaluru: Pulses production in the country is expected to be only tad higher than last year and measures are being taken to meet the demand through imports, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.
17 Feb 2016
New Delhi: About 77 percent of people in the national capital believe that corruption has not gone down in government offices in Delhi while some 62 percent said neither the electricity bills have come down nor are they getting 20,000 litres of free water every month as promised by the AAP government, a survey by Swaraj Abhiyan today claimed.
30 Nov 2015
New Delhi: An injectable vaccine to prevent re-emergence of polio was launched today by the government and it will be administered in addition to polio drops to double the protection from the deadly virus which has chances of coming back.
29 Dec 2015
Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has written a special song on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' which would be pasted at the entrances of state government departments.