26 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: Indian insurance industry needs huge capital infusion of over Rs 50,000 crore (USD 8 billion) and foreign direct investment (FDI) can make things easy, its regulator said on Friday.
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.
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.
22 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday has made a strong pitch for the division of Uttar Pradesh, a demand often voiced by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
28 Sep 2014
New York: Indian-Americans from across the nation gave a "rock star" treatment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in the Big Apple, where nearly 20,000 strong gathering of Indian Diaspora welcomed the Indian leader.
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).
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.
28 Sep 2014
New York: Furthering his 'neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Bangladesh and Nepal and Sri Lankan President and discussed matters of common concern, including terrorism, while affirming his commitment to make SAARC a strong regional block.
28 Sep 2014
Bangalore: Jailed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday discussed the issue of her successor with a few cabinet ministers following her conviction for corruption. O Panneerselvam is currently the favourite for state's top post.
23 Sep 2014
Bangalore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive on Tuesday evening on a two-day visit to witness an Indian spacecraft enter the Martian orbit early on Wednesday at the space agency's mission control centre in this tech hub.