Aug 01, 2017 07:46 AM IST
"The last day to apply for the scheme was July 31. But a large number of farmers have not been able to apply. Now their applications will be accepted till August 5 at bank branches," Fundkar said in a statement here.
- Mar 24, 2017 08:01 AM IST
Hours after she responded to a call for rescuing an Indian allegedly abducted and tortured in Serbia, the Union minister said on Thursday the kidnapping was “stage-managed” and the video was “fake”.
- Jan 05, 2017 05:05 PM IST
Project delays on account of various reasons has affected road sector stocks. An unfazed Nitin Gadkari continues to announce new projects
- Jul 05, 2016 09:47 PM IST
In a major rejig, the Narendra Modi government today announced the names of the ministers who have been assigned various portfolios.
- Mar 23, 2016 07:36 AM IST
Tentuloi coal block was allocated to OTPCL, which is setting up a 3,200 MW super critical thermal power plant in Dhenkanal, as no other alternative block was available at that point of time, Patnaik said in a letter to Modi.
- Feb 29, 2016 02:46 PM IST
The Chinese Central government would provide 100 billion yuan (over USD 15 billion) for redundant workers as a result, adding that he was "confident" of a smooth transition, Minister of Human Resource and Social Security Yin Weimin said.
- Jan 27, 2016 09:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commenced a meeting with top secretaries as well as council of ministers as part of his PRAGATI initiative in which he takes stock of performance of various ministries.
- Oct 14, 2015 09:25 AM IST
Besides, the PMJDY accounts having balances have now exceeded 60 percent and the zero balance accounts reduced to less than 40 percent, Finance Ministry said in a statement.
- Sep 30, 2015 03:47 PM IST
Fast-tracking of projects could be made possible because of expediting decision-making process as well as policy interventions, the Road Transport and Highways Minister said.
- Sep 30, 2015 12:05 PM IST
Under this policy, the government has made it mandatory to set aside one percent of the total project cost of any highways contract to a "Green Fund" corpus for plantation.
- Sep 28, 2015 07:15 PM IST
The government intends to take up road projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore in a year and 1 percent of it -- Rs 1,000 crore will be spent for trees plantation along National Highways.
- Sep 25, 2015 09:07 PM IST
The Shiv Sena MP also said the ministry is working towards bringing in coordination between all the CPSUs.
- Sep 24, 2015 08:01 AM IST
Goyal was speaking at the India-US Ministerial Energy Dialogue held at the US Department of Energy here on September 21. The Indian delegation was led by Goyal while the US side was led by Dr Ernest Moniz, the US Secretary of Energy.
- Sep 23, 2015 07:51 PM IST
The delegation from Wada region in Palghar district, led by Maharashtra Industries Minister Subhash Desai, met the Governor at Raj Bhavan here and sought reduction in power tariff, a Raj Bhavan spokesperson said.
- Sep 21, 2015 09:16 PM IST
Jaitley, who has wrapped up his two-day visit here, highlighted recent initiatives taken by the government to attract investments and told them efforts are being made to further improve the ease of doing business in the country.
- Sep 18, 2015 08:41 AM IST
With both RJD and Congress eyeing several seats won by JDU in the 2010 elections, Nitish Kumar is facing a tough time in convincing his party leaders. Even the candidature of some ministers is uncertain.
- Sep 16, 2015 07:59 AM IST
The committee will put forth its report and recommendations in the cabinet meeting tomorrow and final decision on declaring scarcity in drought-hit talukas in the state will be taken soon, Khadse told reporters here.
- Sep 15, 2015 02:02 PM IST
Goyal had earlier said the Centre cannot be considered as a bailout bank for helping debt-ridden power distribution companies, and states will have to find a way out of the crisis. The combined debt of power distribution companies (discoms) stands at over Rs 3 lakh crore.
- Sep 15, 2015 08:04 AM IST
The ministers were holding emergency talks to discuss plans unveiled last week by European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to redistribute 120,000 refugees from overstretched Greece, Italy and Hungary.
- Sep 11, 2015 02:47 PM IST
Inaugurating a national workshop on lab infrastructure for Renewable Energy Deployment Programme here, the minister said indigenous technology development and standardisation is essential for the growth of the renewable energy sector.
- Sep 11, 2015 07:49 AM IST
The minister suggested that the new tariff policy will provide incentives to renewable energy projects as well as efficient use of resources by power generation plants based on conventional source of energy like coal-based thermal projects.
- Sep 10, 2015 09:17 PM IST
With trouble mounting, the Malviya Nagar MLA refused to comment on the development saying he had not seen the copy of the FIR while Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) attributed it as a tactic to "deviate attention" on the part of Delhi Police.
- Sep 10, 2015 07:04 PM IST
In a recent meeting, states have suggested that the interest of small retailers and consumers should be protected while promoting foreign direct investment in retail and e-commerce.
- Sep 07, 2015 08:11 AM IST
"The world economy is in crisis. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has grown by 48 percent while in other countries, FDI growth is 18 percent less," Rajnath Singh said.
- Sep 03, 2015 02:27 PM IST
The topic was discussed in a meeting held yesterday between Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and his Australian counterpart, Minister for Industry, Science and Resources Ian Macfarlane, an official statement said on Thursday.