22 Jul 2016
Gorakhpur(UP): Denouncing politics being played in the name of casteism and nepotism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for a BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to promote politics of development but skipped any mention of the raging controversy surrounding Dalits.
24 Mar 2013
India's bureaucracy was "the most dangerous animal in the world", Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Saturday.
08 Nov 2012
Praising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's role in the development of Jungle Mahal, a former Maoist hotbed, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said she had shown the "political courage" for the work done there.
01 Nov 2013
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday declared Kannur in Kerala as the first zero landless district in the country and said that "political will" was required to implement such a programme on an all- India basis.
08 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for people's involvement to bring about a change in rural areas as he interacted with over 200 youths working in these areas under a national scheme.
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.
08 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Coming down heavily on PSUs for displacing tribals, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday blamed their actions for growth of Naxalism in many areas and cautioned that the era of "forcible acquisition" was now over.
26 Oct 2016
Yeddyurappa, his two sons, a son-in-law, steel major JSW Steel and four Bellary-based JSW Steel affiliates were accused of criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery and corruption in a case relating to payment of Rs 40 crore in alleged bribe to Yeddyurappa’s family and a family trust in 2010.
30 Jun 2016
New Delhi: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim today promised "proactive" and "full support" to India's efforts for evironmentally sustainable development as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for adequate climate change financing.
15 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Ahead of the Parliament session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to parties appealing them not to come in the way of prosperity of farmers, saying the deadlock over the Land Acquisition Bill is seriously impacting rural development.