28 Oct 2011
Hitting back at the Centre, UP Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday wrote a letter to the Prime Minister stating that irregularities cited by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh in implementation of MNREGS in the state are "politically motivated".
19 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Alarmed by the renewed spate of farmers’ suicides, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday appealed to them not to end their lives.
15 Feb 2012
After being reprimanded by Home Minister P Chidambaram for not taking action against Naxalites in Jharkhand, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has taken on the state government.
31 Oct 2011
As the proposal for CBI investigation in the MNREGA corruption in Uttar Pradesh has brought two political enemies, the Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party at loggerheads, both the Centre as well as the state government are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to checkmate each other on this smoldering issue.
17 Apr 2014
Korba: Continuing his tirade against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said like Gujarat, the Chhattisgarh development model too is a "myth" and accused the ruling state government of selling farmers' land to a businessman at a "throwaway" price.
15 Nov 2011
The rags to riches saga of the Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 winner Sushil Kumar has lot more to rejoice. With all round success kissing the feet of the overnight millionaire, he has been now named the brand ambassador for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA).
10 Aug 2011
Union Ministers have already taken up cudgels to prepare political ground for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh scheduled for 2012.
24 Mar 2012
Expressing serious concern over the poor performance of Indira Awaas Yojna in Bihar and Jharkhand, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday asked the respective Chief Ministers to address the issue seriously.
20 Jan 2014
New Delhi: A few days after praising the AAP government, Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday attacked it, saying Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his colleagues were an "embarrassment" and not "sober people" for governance.
23 Aug 2011
In order to provide legislative backing to the existing grievance redressal mechanism for public services up to the grassroot level, the Union Rural Development Ministry is formulating a Public Service Delivery Grievance Redressal Bill (Janseva Delivery Act).