Modi govt's only policy is to appease crony capitalists: Congress

 Charging the BJP-led government at the Centre of appeasing "crony capitalists and trading partners", Congress on Wednesday said it will continue to oppose any "anti-people" and "anti-farmer" moves by the Modi regime.

Decline in below poverty line population: Govt

Government on Wednesday said there is a noticeable decline in below poverty line population in the country between 2004 and 2012.

Govt open to modify Real Estate Regulatory Bill if needed: Vyas

The government Friday said it would modify the Real Estate Regulatory Bill if necessary, and sought to allay fears of developers on the proposed law that aims to bring in transparency and protect home buyers.

`State-sponsored stalking akin to intruding into people`s bedroom`

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday lashed out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah who is alleged to have misused his powers and police machinery to monitor the movement of a young woman in 2009.

Rahul Gandhi is not an imposed leader: Girija Vyas

Speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, the housing and urban poverty alleviation minister stressed that only Congress party has the courage to drop scam-tainted leaders from its government.

Legislators should allocate 1/4th of funds for toilets: Vyas

Union minister Girija Vyas on Monday blamed lack of toilet facilities for women for a large number of rape cases in the country and suggested that legislators contribute a quarter of the funds allocated to them towards providing proper toilets in their area.

Collective effort needed to tackle urban challenges: Vyas

Four to five ministries should work together to address the challenges of urban planning and mobility, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Girija Vyas on Monday said.

Union minister Girija Vyas lays foundation stone of 792 housing project in a day

Union Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Girija Vyas on Saturday laid the foundation stone for 792 houses to be built for slum-dwellers in Pratapgarh district under the Centre`s Rajiv Awas Yojana.

Govt considering infrastructure status to housing sector

The Union government on Wednesday said that a proposal to assign infrastructure status to affordable housing sector is under consideration of an institutional mechanism constituted by the Finance Ministry.

Real Estate Bill is not anti-industry: Vyas

Expressing hope that Parliament will pass the Real Estate Bill in its Monsoon Session, HUPA minister Girija Vyas said that the legislation aims to protect consumer interest but was not against the industry.

Real Estate Bill consumer-friendly but not anti-industry: Vyas

Expressing hope that Parliament will pass the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill in its Monsoon Session, Housing and Urban Poverty alleviation (HUPA) minister Girija Vyas said that the legislation aims to protect consumer interest but was not against the industry.

Gehlot, Vyas part of 28-member Congress election committee for Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot, Chandresh Kumari, Girija Vyas and Sheeshram Ola are among members of the Congress election committee for Rajasthan Assembly polls.

Over two million houses for urban poor in next four years: Girija Vyas

Over two million houses will be constructed for the urban poor under schemes of the union housing and urban poverty alleviation ministry in the next four years, Minister Girija Vyas said here Monday.

Government committed to make India slum-free: Vyas

Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Girija Vyas Monday said the Centre is committed to make India a slum-free country, and the ambitious 'Rajiv Awas Yojana' has been brought in for the purpose.

Vyas extends support to flood-hit Uttarakhand

Union Minister Girija Vyas on Saturday assured full support to flood-hit Uttarakhand for dealing with the crisis situation.

Girija Vyas to help poor and generate employment

Implementing the government`s livelihood mission aimed at allaying poverty in urban areas would be a priority, the new Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Girija Vyas said on Tuesday.

Realtors bat for reforms, urge Girija Vyas to play ball

CREDAI wants the government to accord Industry Status to the sector.

Cabinet berth a reward for Girija Vyas

Girija Vyas, the Congress MP from Chittorgarh, finally got her due on Monday when she was inducted as a Cabinet minister in the UPA-II government.

Gujarat`s growth story under Modi not real, says Congress

The projection of Gujarat as a vibrant model of economic growth by the ruling BJP is far from reality, Congress Girija Vyas said on Tuesday.

Women have right to party, says Girija Vyas

A girl was molested earlier on Monday when she was returning home after attending a party at a city bar located in Guwahati`s Post Office area.