08 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Scrambling to make its tangible presence in Maharashtra political landscape, MNS chief Raj Thackeray is trying to stitch alliance with the state regional parties after his hobnobbing with the NDA and UPA failed to bring any political brownie points in the run-up to the general elections.
07 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre is all set to launch passport-related services in rural India through the vast network of over 100,000 internet-enabled Common Services Centres (CSCs), an official statement said on Thursday.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Concerned over rising non- performing assets, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked public sector banks to focus on recovery of bad loans, which happen to be high among large corporate accounts.
03 Mar 2014
Ranchi: In major boost to Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, two political parties having two members in the Jharkhand Assembly merged with the party here on Monday.
05 Mar 2014
Chandigarh: Underlining the need to make state's cooperative banks as a leading player in the country, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that it would immensely benefit the weaker and disadvantaged sections of the society by imparting valuable services to them.
25 Jun 2013
The Reserve Bank of India tightened restrictions on gold lending on Tuesday for regional rural banks and said the restrictions also extend to units of gold exchange traded funds (ETF) and units of gold mutual funds, to tame demand for the yellow metal and rein-in a record high current account gap.
25 Feb 2014
Barcelona: FMCG giant Unilever has partnered with Internet.org, a Facebook-led alliance, to study how Internet adoption can be increased in rural communities in India.
25 Feb 2014
Raipur: In a boost to ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh ahead of Lok Sabha polls, a regional party, Chhattisgarh Swabhiman Manch (CSM), on Monday merged with the saffron outfit.
01 Mar 2014
Kolkata: Criticizing the Central Government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that its decision to increase work days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act (MNREGA) to 150 is nothing but a political gimmick, especially when the government is unable to provide funds even for 100 days.
20 Nov 2012
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will meet heads of public sector banks and chief ministers of Southern states on Tuesday in Bengaluru to review the credit needs of the region and the progress of central schemes.