In contrast, the power generation sector has private producers contributing well over one-third of the capacity after the Electricity Act, 2003, opened up the sector to private participation.
Of the Rs 1,500 crore outlay for the scheme, 10 per cent has been allocated to training of youth from north eastern states.
Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.
Government has travelled some distance on land acquisition. Opposition must meet it halfway.
Mamata is scheduled to meet the PM Wednesday for seeking a financial package for the state.
Modi government moved to withdraw three crucial bills from the Rajya Sabha.
BJD leaders alleged that Orissa’s demands have been completely ignored in the budget.
The CMD post of National Insurance has been lying vacant for the last one year.
The NDA government has decided to rope in the Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) to transport essential supplies like food to the border population living along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The decision has been taken in view of migration of border population along China border due to lack of basic amenities and infrastructure. […]
Union government is changing old ways. It is yet to find new equilibrium.
MGNREGA, introduced in February 2006 by the Congress-led UPA government, promises a 100 days of employment every year to each rural household.
Deliberations on creating a separate desk had been on since the NDA government came to power.
The proposal is being discussed within the HRD Ministry and could be announced in the Union Budget to be tabled on February 28.
The NDA government has found a unique funding solution to bridge the fiscal deficit — one entailing the transfer of Rs 20,000 crore from rich Central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to the national exchequer by way of bonus debentures issued to the government. The concurrence of both the ministries of coal and power is learnt […]
Civil Aviation Minister meets CMs of North-East states, first airport to be operational by Jan 2016.