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.
25 Aug 2016
Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday justified the killings by security forces in the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley saying those hit by bullets or pellets had not gone to fetch milk or toffees.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stern warning over severe human rights violations in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), freedom fighters across Balochistan on Wednesday raised Indian flags and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's picture in their protests.
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.
18 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with party president Amit Shah, on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here, saying the "sacrifice of generation of party workers inspires us to work".
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.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A day after reports emerged that documents related to India's Scorpene submarine have been leaked, the Indian Navy on Thursday said the issue has been taken up with the French government.
16 Jul 2016
Patna: Stressing the need for making youths employable, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the state government will provide skill development training to one crore people in the state by 2020.
07 Mar 2016
Cuttack: Congress parliamentarian and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh has suggested the conflict between economic growth and environmental protection should be settled within the country's democratic framework.
11 Jul 2016
Pune: Asserting that the role of teachers is crucial in nation building and transformation of education, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar yesterday said "accountability" will be introduced in the education system for the teachers.