07 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Laos to attend the 14th India-Asean Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that southeast Asia is the key to the development of India's northeastern region.
21 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In a big decision, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to end the Railway Budget after over 92 years and merge it with the General Budget.
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 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
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.
23 Aug 2011
In order to provide legislative backing to the existing grievance redressal mechanism for public services up to the grassroot level, the Union Rural Development Ministry is formulating a Public Service Delivery Grievance Redressal Bill (Janseva Delivery Act).
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Contending that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari wants to "dismantle the edifice of MNREGA", his predecessor and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the country cannot "afford" the "ill-informed assault" on rural job scheme enacted by the UPA government.
17 Sep 2016
Limkheda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 66th birthday amidst tribals on Saturday, stating that his government was committed to empower the ‘last man in the queue’, besides inaugurating drinking water and irrigation projects in the parched region of his poll-bound home state of Gujarat.
15 Feb 2012
After being reprimanded by Home Minister P Chidambaram for not taking action against Naxalites in Jharkhand, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has taken on the state government.
29 Jul 2016
New Delhi: An amount of Rs 1,431 crore allocated to Uttar Pradesh under the National Rural Health Mission has remained unspent, Health Minister J P Nadda said in Lok Sabha on Friday.