21 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Aimed at boosting the domestic handloom industry, Textile Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar yesterday launched in Varanasi the Enterprise Resource Planning system for the commercial activities of the National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) which will benefit the weavers.
02 Feb 2016
Kozhikode: The Centre is committed to promoting traditional medicinal systems like Ayurveda which remain untapped due to inadequate scientific scrutiny and concerns regarding standards and quality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
28 Jan 2016
Thrissur: A Vigilance court today ordered registration of an FIR against Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Arayadan Mohammed in connection with the solar scam.
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 Feb 2016
New Delhi: At a time when sex ratio in the country has shown major signs of improvement, Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi raked up a new debate saying that the government is mulling to make drastic change in sex determination law.
23 Jan 2016
Coimbatore: Terming their demands as reasonable, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar yesterday assured the captains of the textile industry of looking into their demands and grievances, as also discussing their issues with the commerce and finance ministries.
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.
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".
18 Oct 2015
Hyderabad: Rahul Gandhi would bring with him a new team for Congress when he takes over as its President by March next year or even earlier, senior leader Jairam Ramesh today said, indicating that leaders above the age of 60 may only play an advisory role under the new dispensation.
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.