Start-up India, FDI, crop insurance, skill development are among schemes that may be tweaked in run-up to 2019 general elections.
03 Dec 2017
Audit Report flags Water ministry's Rs 4,000 crore spending for not taking prior approval from the Parliament
As per rules, no lump sum provision can be made in the budget except where urgent measures are to be provided for meeting emergency situations.
30 Nov 2017
The last full budget on February 1, 2018, before the general elections in 2019, is likely to push for reforms like focus on rationalising tax structures, reducing duty rates and cutting tax burden.
28 Nov 2017
Barely 100 metres from NaMo tea stall in Assi is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public relations office, which the locals call ‘mini PMO’.
26 Nov 2017
Top bureaucrats recently gathered at the Prime Minister’s Office to discuss ways to bridge the urban-rural divide, prevent migration to cities and counter the absolute poverty rate.
19 Nov 2017
After Bihar's multi-crore toilet scam, Centre now to put NGOs under lens to stop siphoning of government funds
The government is planning to fine-tune the monitoring mechanism against NGOs to ensure that there is no siphoning of funds.
15 Nov 2017
Weeks after the Barcelona truck terror that killed 13 people in August this year, a top Intelligence Officer, during a high-level meeting of intelligence and security officials in Delhi, had asked whether Indian
11 Nov 2017
Intelligence agencies have for months been monitoring the chatters from across the border that shows shift in ISI’s strategy and new directives for terror outfits aligned with the rogue state agency.
09 Nov 2017
Sources in the Enforcement Directorate said Sterling Biotech had introduced Rs 3,000 crore in India during 2003-2007 through their undisclosed offshore entities.
31 Oct 2017
The Centre’s new interlocutor and former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma says he will talk to ‘all Indian citizens’ to resolve all issues in Kashmir
29 Oct 2017
Modi’s scheme in which lawmakers had to adopt model villages has few takers
29 Oct 2017
Ameising Luikham, Secretary in the Ministry of Minority Affairs, raised a pertinent question during a meeting of top bureaucrats at the committee room of Cabinet Secretariat on May 18.
28 Oct 2017
The food safety body also informed the committee that it has collected Rs14.80 crore in penalty for violation of norms in complete range of food products.
25 Oct 2017
Monuments are consolation. And, the tag of legacy is coined to create dreams for hopeless masses that suddenly find a carrot hanging in front of them.
22 Oct 2017
At a time when air pollution is killing 8 people every day in the national capital and continues to cut Indian’s lives short, a Parliamentary committee has decided to step in to review complexities of
21 Oct 2017
The job crisis may be the most visible distress sign in India’s growth story and that is one of the reasons the government has decided to loosen restrictions on funding of development schemes.
17 Oct 2017
Pontius Pilate, who tried and crucified Jesus, asked him the last and only question which he did not answer—what is truth? There could be many interpretations to Jesus’s silence.
08 Oct 2017
Indian bankrolled caliphate: Rajasthan Anti-Terror Squad discover Dubai-based MBA from Mumbai who funds Islamic State terror
Terror investigators have unearthed India’s biggest Islamic State link. A Dubai-based MBA from Mumbai moved money through Sarajevo, Beirut and Istanbul to fund terror activities in Syria and Iraq.
01 Oct 2017
An investigation has to penetrate the core of a scam and not to analyse it intellectually. It is a continuum without any gap and one evidence leads to another, joined together in the chain.
01 Oct 2017
Former PM cited the secular nature of the Constitution to turn down the request; back-and-forth correspondence part of 3,000 files PMO will release soon.
27 Sep 2017