22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will fast-track development of natural gas discoveries in its Krishna Godavari basin block with first gas planned no later than April 1, 2018.
08 Jul 2014
Manipur/ Assam/ New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has directed the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) to carry out extensive study on the possibility of opening agriculture and veterinary universities in the North-East states.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: In order to deal with poor monsoon and drought-like situation in the country, the government has initiated measures to supply extra power for irrigation in worst-affected regions.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton but the sowing window is available till early August and its coverage is expected to improve with progress of rains, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
13 Jul 2014
Chennai: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday favoured treating juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape on par with adult offenders.
24 May 2013
Senior IAS officer Radha Krishna Mathur was on Friday appointed Defence Secretary to succeed Shashikant Sharma who has taken over as Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
04 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Blaming hoarders for the rise in food inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that there was "no panic situation" and asked the states to take measures to crackdown on hoarding and black marketing to rein in prices.
01 Jul 2014
New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of poor monsoon so far in the country and sought urgent measures to tackle the situation.
04 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Blaming hoarders for recent spurt in food prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said there was no need for panic as country has enough food stocks and promised stern action against black marketeers.
27 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The monsoon is expected to improve after July 7 but the government is fully prepared to tackle the situation in case of poor rainfall, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said.