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.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: British Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. "A morning for diplomacy. After Chinese FM, UK Secy of State for Intrnational Development @patelforwitham calls on PM," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
29 Jul 2016
New Delhi: An amount of Rs 1,431 crore allocated to Uttar Pradesh under the National Rural Health Mission has remained unspent, Health Minister J P Nadda said in Lok Sabha on Friday.
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.
10 Aug 2012
The Centre on Friday said it will make efforts to help Punjab and Haryana draw full power from the grid after the states complained of problems in tapping electricity.
12 Sep 2013
Itanagar: Union Rural Development Ministry has released a fund of Rs 62 crore to Arunachal Pradesh for implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme in the state, officials said in Itanagar on Thursday.
25 Mar 2012
A tribal-centric development, strengthening of political process and deployment of adequate security forces can wipe out Naxalism, Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh has said.
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.
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.
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former environment minister Jairam Ramesh alleged that the current government was "dismantling" the edifice of green laws in the name of achieving "faster economic growth".