18 Oct 2016
New Delhi: According to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), as against 92.67 lakh policies due for renewal, only 74.79 lakh policies were renewed during 2014-15.
02 Nov 2011
After expressing his displeasure over the mismanagement of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) schemes in Uttar Pradesh by writing a letter to Chief Minister Mayawati, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has shot off another letter containing similar content to state Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad.
03 Apr 2012
States like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Jharkhand are not only facing shortage of drinking water, they are also showing laggardness in spending money allocated by the Centre in this regard.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the BJP will fight the forthcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and other states on the issues of development, and its focus will be jobs, peace, unity and social justice.
28 Oct 2011
Hitting back at the Centre, UP Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday wrote a letter to the Prime Minister stating that irregularities cited by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh in implementation of MNREGS in the state are "politically motivated".
10 Aug 2011
Union Ministers have already taken up cudgels to prepare political ground for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh scheduled for 2012.
22 Dec 2011
After an attack on the Uttar Pradesh government for alleged irregularities in the MGNREGA scheme, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has already been in the media, but now its turn of Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan to target the Mayawati government.
31 Oct 2011
As the proposal for CBI investigation in the MNREGA corruption in Uttar Pradesh has brought two political enemies, the Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party at loggerheads, both the Centre as well as the state government are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to checkmate each other on this smoldering issue.
15 Nov 2011
The rags to riches saga of the Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 winner Sushil Kumar has lot more to rejoice. With all round success kissing the feet of the overnight millionaire, he has been now named the brand ambassador for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA).
14 Jul 2011
Newly inducted Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has already prepared his list of work in which Land Acquisition Bill holds top priority.