18 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Rajiv Pratap Rudy will represent the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union Government at the swearing-in ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister designate Nitish Kumar on November 20.
01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry today confirmed that Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna but made it clear that the final decision rests with only the Awards Committee.
06 Nov 2015
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approval to a new scheme 'Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna' aimed at power reforms in India.
11 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Sania Mirza was today recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, becoming only the second tennis player ever to be named for the country's highest sporting honour.
20 Jul 2011
The definition of poor (read economically weak class) and their search has proved a tough nut to crack for the Delhi government. After being slammed by the Lokayukta for failing to provide flats to people hailing from financially weak background under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, the Delhi government has come up with a ‘not-so-perfect’ alibi of failing to find the deserving candidates.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Sania Mirza’s name was on Friday officially approved for the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, becoming only the second tennis player to be nominated for the highest sporting honour.
20 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan today met IPL chief Rajiv Shukla at his residence in what was described as a "courtesy call" in the backdrop of the furore surrounding talks for a possible resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties.
08 Apr 2015
Patna: Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium following acrimonious exchanges between ruling and opposition benches on the Centre's cutting down of funds under Indira Awas Yojna for the poor.
22 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee was favoured by late President R Venkataraman to be the Prime Minister after the fall of VP Singh government in 1990 but Rajiv Gandhi thought otherwise.