Mines Minister to listen to oral presentations on Mines Bill

 Trudging carefully with the mines bill, government will listen to views from those who desire to make oral presentations aimed at plugging gaps before bringing amendments to the existing law.

68 percent turnout in first phase of MP local body polls

Nearly 70 per cent electorate voted in the first phase of local body elections in Madhya Pradesh on Friday, amid reports of minor violence in some areas of the state.

Govt to CPSEs: Construct 2500 toilet blocks under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by March

Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has told heads of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) reporting to his ministry that they must identify and construct 2500 toilet blocks under the government's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by March 2015.

Nalco gives Rs 83.34 cr dividend cheque to government

 State-run aluminium maker Nalco today handed over the final dividend cheque of Rs 83.34 crore to the government for 2013-14 year.

Make cleanliness a habit: Narendra Singh Tomar

Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday exhorted doctors to encourage their patients to keep their homes and surroundings clean.

BJP, JMM activists clash during Tomar's visit in Jharkhand

Activists of BJP and JMM on Tuesday clashed as protesters from the ruling party in Jharkhand showed black flags against Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar near the airport here, demanding an apology over the heckling of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Stern action needed in school ragging incident: Minister

The ragging incident at Scindia School calls for stern action against those responsible for it and steps to ensure that such crimes do no recur, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here today.

No more ESI medical colleges: Union Labour Minister

While disapproving of the decision to set up ESI medical colleges, Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said the one proposed at Bhubaneswar would be established as it was already decided.

Ruling party seems to have donned opposition role: Narendra Singh Tomar

In an apparent dig at the JMM, Union Minister for Labour and Employment, Steel and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday said the ruling dispensation in Jharkhand seemed to have usurped the role of an opposition.

JMM shows black flags to union minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Ruling JMM activists showed black flags twice to Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during his visit to Jharkhand on Saturday, two days after Chief Minister Hemant Soren was jeered by BJP men in the presence of Prime Minister at a function in Ranchi.

Former Congress legislator Nishith Patel joins BJP

Hours after he was suspended from Congress, former MLA Nishith Patel on Saturday joined the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh and accused the main Opposition party of neglecting the poor and tribals.

Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws: Minister

Union Cabinet has approved proposals to amend three labour laws including the Factories Act to make them more compatible and beneficial for labourers.

Employment exchanges to become career centres: Govt

The Government has decided to transform employment exchanges into career centres to connect youth with job opportunities even as it admitted that it has no specific scheme for short-term training of workers affected due to closure of industries.

Number of child labourers in country has declined: Govt

The Union government Monday said the number of working children in the age group of 5-14 has declined in the country.

Narendra Singh Tomar seeks co-operation from states to evolve fair mining system

Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has initiated steps to find `expeditious and acceptable solutions` to the mining issues confronting the country.

High-level committee to probe Bhilai plant leakage: Union Steel Minister

Union Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday announced that a high-level committee will be constituted to probe into the leakage of toxic gas at SAIL`s Bhilai Plant in Chhattisgarh.

Bhilai tragedy: Casualty unlikely to go up, all injured are safe, says SAIL

The number of casualties due to the leakage of poisonous gas in SAIL`s Bhilai Steel Plant is unlikely to go beyond six as all the people who were injured are now safe and out of danger, the company said.

Death toll in Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak rises to 7; PM expresses grief

The death toll in the Sail Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak incident rose to seven on Friday, after the recovery of body of a contractor.

Narendra Singh Tomar to review status of steel projects

Narendra Singh Tomar, who took charge of Steel Ministry today, said he will review progress of steel projects and will fix accountability on the officials, who are found to be responsible for delays.

MP BJP chief Narendra Singh Tomar makes it to Modi cabinet

From a municipal councillor to a Cabinet Minister in Narendra Modi government, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Narendra Singh Tomar`s rise in his political career has been quite significant.