27 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday made a case for encouraging the use of cheques and "plastic currency" to tackle the generation of black money.
21 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Taking their friendship from the virtual to the real world, more than 600 "educated and privileged" Facebook users belonging to West Bengal's tribal communities will meet on April 5 to discuss strategies to harness social media for tribal development.
28 Mar 2015
Bengaluru: Terming Tamil Nadu's objection to the proposed Mekedatu dam project across Cauvery river as politically motivated, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said the state government knows how to face the issue "legally and through other means".
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Projecting a slowdown in Chinese economy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said the economic growth in Asia would be led by India for the next couple of fiscals.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Congress will strongly oppose the land ordinance in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament saying interests of farmers and livelihood losers will be "completely eliminated" if it becomes law as it reopens the route for forcible acquisition.
30 Mar 2015
Jammu: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Monday accused previous National Conference-led government of eroding the state's autonomy by shifting overdraft facility from Jammu and Kashmir Bank to the Reserve Bank of India.
25 Mar 2015
Aizawl: Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana on Wednesday said efforts to repatriate Brus from the six relief camps in neighbouring North Tripura district, in accordance with the Road Map-IV prepared by the state government, has already began.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Government will roll out a pilot project to give a digital boost to the flagship rural job scheme MNREGA in gram panchayats to ensure its better implementation through mobile monitoring system.
18 Feb 2015
Ranchi: Agreeing that the poor face difficulty in getting loans from banks, Union Rural Development Minister Choudhary Birendra Singh on Tuesday said he would initiate steps in opening a subsidiary of rural development lender NABARD to ease the process.
30 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged Congress president Sonia Gandhi to consider the land acquisition bill in the national interest and not on political grounds.