14 Apr 2016
Lucknow: Defending putting up her statues beside Kanshi Ram's at various memorials her government built, BSP chief Mayawati today said it was done to honour the wishes of her mentor and her party will concentrate on development now and not on building memorials if voted to power.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The Congress today raised the issue of liquor baron Vijay Mallya in the Rajya Sabha and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of having failed to detain him.
29 Jul 2011
The much-awaited Land Acquisition Bill is likely to give a miss to the monsoon session of Parliament as Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has decided to take views from all quarters regarding it.
27 Sep 2011
Since the installation of hand pumps for drinking water in the villages had given a bad experience to the Central government, it has now decided to find out a permanent solution to the age-old problem.
12 Aug 2011
The draft Land Acquisition Bill has landed Central government in a state of fix, as they are now wary of earning the title of being against industrialization. Drawing flak from the industry, state governments and villagers, Centre is now pulling up its socks to make amendments in the draft bill.
22 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today emphasised on upgrading coaches in trains and bring them on par with those available in European countries.
08 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for people's involvement to bring about a change in rural areas as he interacted with over 200 youths working in these areas under a national scheme.
26 Feb 2012
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has made a strong pitch for flexibility in use of funds under his ministry and suggested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that 50 percent of his ministry's annual allocation be given to states as flexi-funds by the end of 12th Plan.
22 Apr 2016
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur yesterday found himself in the eye of a storm after he was caught on camera touching a woman 'inappropriately'.
22 Feb 2012
An operational guideline suggested for a radically improved version of MNREGA calls for "urgent measures" to convert the rural job scheme into a productivity-enhancing instrument, particularly in the agriculture sector.