31 Jul 2015
Patna: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had "betrayed" the BJP and that Bihar's development had been derailed after his party was ousted from the state government.
25 Dec 2011
The Central government has proposed to set up Saranda Development Authority (SDA) to develop the Saranda region and drive out Maoists who had a safe haven for years in the jungles.
07 Oct 2011
With a view to take stock of the ground reality of the naxal hit areas of Jharkhand, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh will hold discussions with the District Magistrates of the affected districts during his two day visit to state.
25 Apr 2012
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday attacked the media for reporting that he had offered to quit the government and work for the party, calling it "juvenile" and refusing to answer any political questions.
07 Sep 2011
The Government on Wednesday introduced in the Lok Sabha a bill that provides for just and fair compensation and makes it compulsory for consent of 80 percent people of any area where land is to be acquired for developmental purposes.
15 Sep 2011
Members of Parliament seeking social audit of all and sundry programmes are not willing for such a monitoring when it comes to the MPLAD Scheme, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Thursday.
02 Sep 2015
Mumbai: After receiving the co-operation of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to open a shelter home for the daughters of sex workers in Mumbai, Vivek Oberoi has now found a supporter in Nita Ambani. The businesswoman-philanthropist has come forward to fund the education of those girls.
27 Aug 2015
Berlin: India has raised with Germany problems like residency status, renewal of visa and accommodation faced by Indian students in the country as both sides discussed new initiatives to ramp up cooperation in the area of education.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The war of words over the Bihar package escalated yesterday with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari challenging Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for a debate after he had called the Rs 1.25 lakh crore sop as a 'repackaging' of old schemes for electoral gains.
27 Sep 2011
Since the installation of hand pumps for drinking water in the villages had given a bad experience to the Central government, it has now decided to find out a permanent solution to the age-old problem.