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Final talks on with states on Goods and Services Tax: Jaitley

Final talks on with states on Goods and Services Tax: Jaitley

🕔14:13, 10.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 10 The central government is in the final stages of talks with the states on the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) before the relevant bill for implementation is introduced in the upcoming session of parliament, Finance

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Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

🕔12:31, 6.Nov 2014

Kolkata, Nov 6  Coming down heavily on the BJP-led central government for deregulating diesel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee  said Trinamool Congress MPs would oppose the decision in parliament. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of utilising all its

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Pradeep Burman among three named for holding accounts abroad

Pradeep Burman among three named for holding accounts abroad

🕔14:16, 27.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 27  The central government Monday disclosed names of three people, including Pradeep Burman, who are holding bank accounts in foreign countries and are now under the lens of Income Tax authorities. The names are: Pradeep Burman, Pankaj

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Metro project in Ahmedabad cleared

Metro project in Ahmedabad cleared

🕔10:16, 20.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 20  The central government cleared a 35.96 km metro rail project in Ahmedabad. The first phase would connect the APMC to Motera Stadium and Thaltej Gam to Vastral Gam. The total project of the cost would Rs.10,773

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Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga

Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga

🕔09:56, 16.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 16  The central government has called a meeting of five states to stop the flow of untreated sewage water into the Ganga river, said a statement Wednesday. The decision to call for a meeting of five states

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New pension scheme will raise workers’ security: Maneka

New pension scheme will raise workers’ security: Maneka

🕔11:00, 1.Oct 2014

Dehradun, Oct 01  The central government wants to provide increased social security to workers through the new pension scheme, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said. At a function to launch the new guaranteed minimum pension scheme here, Gandhi

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Inter-linking rivers remains priority: Uma Bharti

Inter-linking rivers remains priority: Uma Bharti

🕔14:53, 26.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26  Inter-linking of rivers remains a priority for the central government, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said Friday. Bharti, addressing a press conference here on completion of her 100 days in the water resources ministry, said the

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Over 4,000 cities to be under poverty alleviation schemes

Over 4,000 cities to be under poverty alleviation schemes

🕔11:54, 26.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26 The central government increased the number of cities and towns to be covered under the current urban poverty alleviation programmes from 790 to 4,041. Announcing the decision here, Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Minister

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Central ministries launch cleanliness drive

Central ministries launch cleanliness drive

🕔11:00, 26.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26  Various central government ministries including home, human resource development and defence Thursday initiated cleanliness drives as a prelude to formal launch of Swachh Bharat mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Oct 2, the birth anniversary of

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Government approves integrated coffee development project

Government approves integrated coffee development project

🕔12:12, 11.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 11  The central government approved the implementation of integrated coffee development project for the 12th Five Year Plan period with an outlay of Rs.950 crore. “The main objective of the scheme is to develop improved varieties and

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Government geared up for relief work in Kashmir: Minister

Government geared up for relief work in Kashmir: Minister

🕔14:54, 9.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 9  The central government is geared up for relief work and supplies to the flood-ravaged parts of Jammu and Kashmir are ready to be sent, Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said here Tuesday. “It is time

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Centre awaits Rajasthan nod for Sambhar solar UMPP: Goyal

Centre awaits Rajasthan nod for Sambhar solar UMPP: Goyal

🕔09:30, 8.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 8 The central government is ready to implement the proposed ultra mega solar power project (UMPP) in Sambhar, Rajasthan, and is awaiting the state government clearance, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Sunday said. “We are ready

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New urban development mission to focus on sanitation

New urban development mission to focus on sanitation

🕔12:19, 6.Sep 2014

Chennai, Sep 6 The central government will soon announce a new urban development mission in the place of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), with a focus on sewerage and sanitation, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said here

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‘Central government will decide on new Andhra capital’

‘Central government will decide on new Andhra capital’

🕔13:52, 28.Aug 2014

Hyderabad, Aug 28  With the committee constituted by the central government opposing Andhra Pradesh government’s proposal of locating its capital between Vijayawada and Guntur, the latter said Thursday that centre will take a final decision on the issue in consultation

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Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

🕔10:41, 4.Aug 2014

New Delhi/Patna, Aug 4  The central government stepped up precautionary measures in view of a flood alert in Bihar, keeping the IAF on standby and deploying the army even as state Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said the situation was

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Kerala to seek more central fund to fuel startups

Kerala to seek more central fund to fuel startups

🕔10:16, 4.Aug 2014

Kochi, Aug 4 Kerala will formulate a proposal and submit it to the central government to get funds from the Rs 10,000 crore corpus allocated in the 2014-15 budget to support startups, said a senior state official. State Industries and

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Kerala awaits centre’s nod for own airline

Kerala awaits centre’s nod for own airline

🕔13:38, 16.Jul 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, July 16  Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the state’s own airline – Air Kerala – will become a reality as soon as the central government gives its nod for the project. “I have already written to the

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Delhi Police to get Rs.5,029 crore

Delhi Police to get Rs.5,029 crore

🕔11:25, 11.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The central government Thursday allocated Rs.5,029.19 crore to Delhi Police for improving training facilities, installation of traffic signals and construction of houses for the force in the current fiscal. This was an increase of Rs.300 crore

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Centre, states to work for housing for all by 2022

Centre, states to work for housing for all by 2022

🕔11:11, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  The central and state governments Thursday unanimously agreed to work together to provide housing for all by the year 2022. They also adopted a three page “National Declaration on Urban Governance and Housing For All” recognizing

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Centre to develop 332 km waterways in Odisha

Centre to develop 332 km waterways in Odisha

🕔10:06, 1.Jul 2014

Bhubaneswar, July 01  The central government will invest Rs.2,000 crore for the development of 332 km of inland waterways in Odisha by 2017, officials said Monday. The project – to be completed in two phases – would provide water transport

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