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Govt saved Rs 36,000 cr through direct cash transfer, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt saved Rs 36,000 cr through direct cash transfer, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

The various digitised economic activities included payment of subsidies and MGNREG wages through direct cash benefit facilities into the accounts of intended beneficiaries through Aadhaar.

Government is very keen to hear Rahul Gandhi's scholarly arguments on demonetisation: Minister

Government is very keen to hear Rahul Gandhi's scholarly arguments on demonetisation: Minister

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for describing demonetisation as an impromptu experiment, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said he has neither understood the importance of the decision nor done his homework.

Govt calls demonetisation move 'war on corruption' as Opposition unites in Parliament

Govt calls demonetisation move 'war on corruption' as Opposition unites in Parliament

The Opposition on Wednesday tried to corner the government in the Rajya Sabha over the demonetisation issue.

Government planning big policy change for quality education to all: Prakash Javadekar

Government planning big policy change for quality education to all: Prakash Javadekar

A major change is imminent in the country's education policy, Union Minister for Human Resource Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Congress wants government to acknowledge past surgical strikes

The Congress on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for denying that surgical strikes-like military operations also took place in the past.

Government raising 'triple talaq' as diversion: Congress

The Congress on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of diverting attention from real issues by raising matters like 'triple talaq' which is already before courts.

Time ripe to constitute a broad NDA alliance in Kerala: BJP

Time ripe to constitute a broad NDA alliance in Kerala: BJP

BJP will also try to woo Christian community-dominated Kerala Congress(M), which snapped its over three-decade old ties with the Congress-led UDF.

Government assures Kashmiri students on scholarships

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured Kashmiri students studying outside the state of redressal of their problems, including regarding scholarship.

SC gives government four weeks to respond on triple talaq, other issues

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the central government four weeks' time to file its response on the right of Muslim women in matrimonial matters relating to divorce, including triple talaq, and maintenance.

Government creates grievance redressal cell for J&K people

The government has created a grievance redressal cell in the Union Home Ministry for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.

Government orders inspection of all old bridges

The government on Wednesday said that it has ordered inspection of all old bridges after the collapse of Mahad Bridge in Maharashtra.

Government urged to improve PG medical education

Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI) has urged the government to improve and standardise the post-graduate medical education in order to address the shortages of doctors in the country.

CAG picks holes in coal mines auction by NDA govt

CAG picks holes in coal mines auction by NDA govt

The CAG has picked holes in the e-auction of coal mines by the NDA government last year saying multiple bids by corporate groups through joint ventures or subsidiaries did not give an assurance that potential level of competition was achieved in the first two tranches.

Government grants extension to Prasad to probe Ishrat 'missing files'

The central government has given a two-month extension to IAS officer BK Prasad who probed the Ishrat Jahan 'missing files' case in the Union Home Ministry, an official source said here on Monday.

CITU's three-day national meet begins in Nashik

The Centre of Trade Unions of India is holding the meeting of its All-India Working Committee at CITU Bhawan in Satpur area.

Sushma Swaraj did not attend today's Cabinet expansion ceremony and made sure it got no negative coverage – know how

Sushma Swaraj did not attend today's Cabinet expansion ceremony and made sure it got no negative coverage – know how

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday skipped the Modi cabinet expansion ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan but made sure her move got no negative coverage in the press.

Government brought drastic changes in disaster management: Rajnath

The Narendra Modi government brought a drastic change in its approach to disaster management from a relief-centric to a holistic and integrated coverage, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

41 years of Emergency: NDA ministers to attend rallies to highlight Congress' 'excesses' in 1975

41 years of Emergency: NDA ministers to attend rallies to highlight Congress' 'excesses' in 1975

Citing government sources, the report said that around 50 out of 63 ministers were assigned different towns and cities where they will would hold meetings and rallies themed ‘Save Democracy’.

Government decision on FDI panic reaction to Rajan's exit: Congress

The Congress party on Monday termed the Narendra Modi government's decision to relax FDI norms in some key sectors as a "panic reaction" to Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan's announcement of not seeking a second term.

PM Modi slams Mulayam, Mayawati; urges people to give BJP chance in Uttar Pradesh

PM Modi slams Mulayam, Mayawati; urges people to give BJP chance in Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked party workers to follow seven mantras, including empathy and restraint in their conduct, and said people are not content with mere slogans but concerned about how the nation is being strengthened.