Lauding the role played by women in securing the welfare of their families, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that schemes for their benefit would go a long way in further empowering them.
Union Minister Parshottam Rupala today said the Centre was making concerted efforts to double the income of farmers by 2022 and asked scientists, and others concerned to tackle the challenges being faced by the agriculture sector.
The passports of diamantaire Nirav Modi and owner of Gitanjali Gems Mehul Choksi, the main accused in the Rs 11,400 crore PNB scam, have been revoked, external affairs ministry sources said today.
A day after an AIADMK MLA switched loyalty to dissident leader TTV Dhinakaran, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said attempts to drive a wedge between cadres and the party won't work.
On his maiden visit to Puducherry after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the golden jubilee celebrations of Auroville International township at neighbouring Villupuram district tomorrow.
The Congress in Meghalaya today released its poll manifesto, promising to enhance the Rs 5 lakh health insurance cover announced by the Centre, if re-elected to power in the state.
Maharashtra minister Sadabhau Khot's car was attacked at Ridore village in Solapur district by alleged supporters of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), his former organisation, today morning, police said.
Korea based Worldbestech company would invest Rs 90,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh in various projects such as gas-based power plant, cold storage and food processing, a top company official said today.
The Madras High Court has summoned a senior government official on a contempt petition filed against him for allegedly not complying with its order to pay compensation to the owner of a property which was acquired for the construction of MRTS here three decades ago.
In order to speed up development works in all unauthorised colonies, the irrigation & flood control department of the Delhi government has directed imposition of penalty on contractors for any delay in completing projects.
The opposition Congress today released hundreds of black balloons to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after police stopped them from carrying out a march to the venue of the Prime Ministerial programme.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has approached the Supreme Court seeking protection of his fundamental rights, including the right to privacy, amid summons to his son Karti Chidambaram and raids by the CBI and the ED in connection with cases related to Aircel-Maxis and INX Media.
As yet another bank fraud came to light, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the Modi Government alleging that the Delhi-based diamond jeweller involved in the scam "disappeared" like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya while the government looked the other way.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu.
In the current race, industry chiefs and bureaucrats are in tough competition to sit on the pedestral to lead the insurance sector
Demanding a thorough probe by the RBI into the alleged Rs 11,400-crore PNB fraud, the Congress today said the prime minister should assure the nation that accountability of the finance ministry, the Reserve Bank of India and the management of defaulting banks would be fixed within 60 days.
Veerendra Kumar urged the state government to conduct an extensive probe into the killing and said exemplary punishment to the culprits would deter others from indulging in such activities in future.
Chidambaram, who served as the finance and home minister in the UPA government, wrote on Twitter, "For participants in the Global Business Summit: best decadal growth was under the UPA government between 2004 and 2014."
Counting of votes would be undertaken on February 28
The Delhi Transport Department has put the draft of guidelines for area parking plan in public domain for suggestions from the stakeholders, said a Delhi government official
State Chief Electoral Officer Salina Singh said Mungaoli in Ashoknagar district recorded 41 percent voting, while the turnout was 35 percent in Kolaras, Shivpuri district, till 12.30 pm.
Expressing concern over the coal mining issue, she alleged that it has come at a time when some "wealthy and capitalists" embezzled huge sums of money from public sector banks and fled the country.
Patra said Congress leaders "who are deep-rooted in corruption" would not understand the importance of crop loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000.
Transporters said besides increased cargo movements, tight availability of trucks pushed up some of centres freight rates.
The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian posts along the LoC in Uri sector in Baramulla district of north Kashmir around 11.50 am