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'Vikas, Vishwas' to be cornerstones of initiatives for J&K: PM Narendra Modi

'Vikas, Vishwas' to be cornerstones of initiatives for J&K: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid stress on a humanitarian approach to address problems concerning Jammu and Kashmir and said 'Vikas' and 'Vishwas' will be the cornerstones of the central government's development initiatives for the state hit by the unrest.

Take steps for Muslim empowerment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi tells Centre

Take steps for Muslim empowerment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi tells Centre

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said that if the Narendra Modi government is really concerned about the empowerment of Muslims, it should take concrete steps like providing reservation and demand-driven scholarships to the community.

Nalanda flooded, 6 rivers including Ganga flowing above dangerous red marks in Bihar

The Falgu river on Sunday inundated a vast area in Nalanda district affecting 10,000 people, while the water level in the Ganga and five other rivers has crossed the danger mark at different places in Bihar.

PM Modi asks officials to speed-up housing, digital India schemes

PM Modi asks officials to speed-up housing, digital India schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed officials to expedite implementation of the government`s promise for housing for all as also to provide broadband to all gram panchayats to facilitate e-governance.

Women to get 50 percent reservation in panchayats: Minister

“Reservation for women in panchayats will facilitate more women to enter public sphere and it will empower them and strengthen country`s parliamentary democracy at the grassroot level.”

High speed Internet to panchayats in 18 months, tweets Pitroda

The government's ambitious plan to provide broadband connectivity across 2.5 lakh panchayats will be completed in the next 18 months, Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, tweeted in his first global press conference on microblogging site Twitter.

2.5 lakh panchayats to get broadband connectivity by Nov 2013

The broadband connectivity for gram panchayats will help improving delivery of public services and getting real time feedback.