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Swachh Bharat Mission: Himachal CM declared the state free of open defecation

Swachh Bharat Mission: Himachal CM declared the state free of open defecation

 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday declared the state free of open defecation under the `Swachh Bharat Mission`, thereby ensuring a clean state.

Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year. Mandi was judged as the cleanest district in 'Hills' category and Sindhudurg cleanest in the 'Plains' category.

'No past govts ever achieved as much as Narendra Modi did in past two years'

'No past govts ever achieved as much as Narendra Modi did in past two years'

With the Narendra Modi government completing two years in office, Union Minister for Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the development that took place under Modiji's leadership in the past two years had not been achieved by any previous government in that stipulated time.

SAIL lines up Rs 6,000 crore capex for FY17

SAIL lines up Rs 6,000 crore capex for FY17

 Country's largest steel maker SAIL will spend around Rs 6,000 crore this fiscal on various modernisation and expansion programmes as well as on research and development (R&D) initiatives.

Bihar poll results not to have an impact on MP bypolls: Narendra Singh Tomar

Some Congress leaders have claimed that the Bihar election results will have an impact in the two bypolls as Congress and BJP have a direct fight there.

Minister asks Mines Ministry to probe alleged illegal mine scam in Odisha

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has written a letter to his Mines and Steel counterpart Narendra Singh Tomar, asking him to order a probe into an alleged case of illegal mining in the Koida mining area of Odisha's Sundergarh District.

Dynastic forces stand no chance before merit of Modi: Arun Jaitley

Dynastic forces stand no chance before merit of Modi: Arun Jaitley

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "role model of leadership" and dynastic politics stands no chance to succeed against him as he represents merit, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, describing rise of the top BJP leader as "stunning and incredible".

People have started saying 'koi lauta de mere beete hue din': Tewari

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday said the people of the nation have started saying "koi lauta de mere beete hue din" (somebody please return my old days back) due to the manner in which the government has conducted itself over the last 15 days.

Government to import onions to bring down price, says minister

Union Minister for Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar defended the government on the issue of rising onion prices here Monday and claimed that the BJP never coined slogans like "Acche Din Aayenge (good days will come)".

BJP never coined slogans like “Acche Din Aayenge”, says Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Minister for Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar defended the government on the issue of rising onion prices here today and claimed that the BJP never coined slogans like "Acche Din Aayenge (good days will come)".

Govt. starts 'On-line On-Site' to aid persons with disabilities

An online beneficiaries registration system, 'On-line On-Site', was launched today to ensure transparency in schemes implemented by the ministry to provide assistive aids to persons with disabilities.

Mines auction likely from Oct-Nov; Centre clears 58 blocks

The much-awaited auction of mineral-bearing mines, including with iron ore and bauxite, is expected to start from October-November with the Centre handing over a list of 58 explored blocks to 12 producing states.

SAIL's Rs 70K-cr modernisation programme complete: Tomar

SAIL's Rs 70,000 crore modernisation programme has been completed and it will increase the capacity of the domestic steel giant to 23 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) by March next year, Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said today.

Vyapam scam: No question of resignation of Sushma, Chouhan, Raje, says Narendra Singh Tomar

Centre rules out resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan who are under Opposition attack over Lalit Modi row and Vyapam scam.

No need for Chouhan to resign over Vyapam scam: Union minister

Defending the embattled Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister over Vyapam scam, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Tuesday said there was no need for Shivraj Singh Chouhan to resign over the scandal, which, he alleged, was being fanned by the Congress to tarnish his image.

Court dismisses plea to move Vyapam prisoner to another prison

A special court here on Monday dismissed a plea seeking shifting of 17 accused in the high- profile Vyapam scam to another jail from the district prison in the wake of the death of a prisoner. Who was allegedly involved in the scam, last month.

Father of dead Vyapam scam accused seeks CBI probe of death

As the body of Narendra Singh Tomar, an accused in the high-profile MPPEB scam (popularly known as Vyapam scam), was on Tuesday cremated, his father demanded a CBI probe of the death.

BJP's stand on Ram Temple, Article 370 unchanged: Tomar

BJP's stand on Ram Temple, Article 370 unchanged: Tomar

Union Minister for Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday had to face questions from BJP youth wing workers on the party's traditional Hindutva agenda and the black money issue.

Tomar defends MP govt's handling of Vyapam probe

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday defended the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, saying that Congress's allegations with regard to the MP Professional Examination Board scam, also known as Vyapam scam, were false.

Vyapam scam death: Matter will be taken into cognisance, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said that any incidents related to the Vyapam scam, wherein 42 people, including the accused and the witnesses in the case have died, will be taken into cognisance by the government.