31 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Union Rural Development Ministry has suggested doubling the amount of financial assistance offered to villagers to build homes saying the current allocation of Rs 70,000 was "insufficient".
07 Oct 2014
Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Monday inaugurated several projects for the city worth Rs 208 crore undertaken by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) here on Monday.
07 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday termed the BJP as a ‘party of Kumbhkarnas’ and said its election manifesto is a hastily prepared document which promises programmes already underway over the past 10 years.
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.
19 Oct 2014
New Delhi: BJP has not taken any decision yet on Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
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).
19 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described as "historic results" the electoral victory in Haryana and Maharashtra and said it was a matter of immense happiness and pride for BJP.
24 Dec 2011
In what could give jolt to the UPA’s flagship project MNREGA, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh have crossed swords over the efficacy of the scheme.
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.
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.