03 Apr 2012
States like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Jharkhand are not only facing shortage of drinking water, they are also showing laggardness in spending money allocated by the Centre in this regard.
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.
04 Mar 2014
Patna: Rubbishing Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s allegations that Bihar has become a haven for terrorists, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday questioned incidents of violence that occurred in Gujarat and other parts of the country.
22 Nov 2011
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to woo the West Bengal cadre IAS officers to boost her claim for economic package for the cash strapped state.
05 Oct 2011
In order to check corruption in the Centre’s flagship programme Mahatma Gangdhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes (MNREGS), the Centre is all set to make ‘Aadhaar’ number mandatory for labourers to get wages.
09 Aug 2011
With a view to conduct surveillance and evaluation of schemes run by the Union Rural Development Ministry, the newly appointed Minister Jairam Ramesh informed on Monday that the NGOs (Non Government Organisation) will be roped in for the assessment task.
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.
01 Aug 2011
After the preliminary approval from West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Land Acquisition Bill, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that drafted bill may be modified as per the suggestion Trinamool Congress (TMC).
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Concerned over rising non- performing assets, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked public sector banks to focus on recovery of bad loans, which happen to be high among large corporate accounts.
05 Mar 2014
Patna: Over 1,000 people were detained on Wednesday by the police when they were protesting near Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s official residence in Patna. The protestors included Kosi flood victims from Madhepura, Supaul and Saharsa districts, Mahadalits from Gaya.