07 Nov 2015
Srinagar: Invoking Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mantra for development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a package of Rs 80,000 crore for Jammu and Kashmir and pledged to transform it into a new, modern, progressive and prosperous state for which there will no dearth of money.
20 Nov 2015
Patna: Nitish Kumar today took oath as Bihar Chief Minister along with 28 ministers, including RJD chief Lalu Prasad's two sons Tejaswi and Tej Pratap, as the Grand Alliance government of RJD-JD(U)-Congress was sworn in at a mega ceremony attended by several top leaders.
18 Nov 2015
Hanover (Germany): No explosives have been found so far and no arrests made after the Tuesday's Germany-Netherlands football match was cancelled, a German Regional Minister said.
14 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi today ripped into the Narendra Modi government, saying it was using development as a buzzword to mask its communal agenda and people were being viciously attacked for holding different beliefs in the 'prevalent atmosphere of intolerance'.
17 Oct 2011
The lackadaisical approach of Babudom has been nothing new and the very same attitude of the bureaucrats has been responsible for depriving clean drinking water to lakhs of villages in the country.
20 Jul 2011
The Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday that his ministry will go for comprehensive audit of all its schemes by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
26 Apr 2012
The government is mulling changes in MNREGA to increase daily wages under the rural job guarantee scheme in places where the rate was less than that offered by the states, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
31 Jan 2012
In a bid to combat the Maoist menace, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the Centre is ready to hold unconditional talks with the red terrors.
22 Nov 2015
Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled a 12-ft bronze statue of Swami Vivekananda in Malaysia, saying the sage is neither the name of a man nor identity of a system but personifies 1,000-year-old Indian culture.
25 Oct 2015
Chhapra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a scathing attack on RJD chief Lalu Prasad on his home turf, calling him a "tantrik" (occultist) and his party "Rashtriya Jadu Tona Party" as he reached out to the youth and weaker sections, promising a six-point programme for the state's development.