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Won’t restrict rural job scheme to 2,000 blocks: Rural Development Minister

Birender Singh said that Rs 40,000 crore allocation for the rural job scheme was not for any specific region.

Among other things left behind, unopened letters marked to Munde

According to his staff, Munde received over 200 letters and faxes after taking charge, but was able to read less than 50.


Gopinath Munde: A mass leader from Maharashtra politics

Munde was a staunch among his contemporaries in political area.

Little hope for Homestead Bill this session

The Bill is yet to be finalized and has not been sent to the law ministry for vetting.

Centre rolls out cheap loans for women SHGs

The Congress-led government has rolled out a scheme to give women Self Help Groups across 150 backward districts loans at 7 percent interest per annum.

Jairam Ramesh: Govt won't buy land for builders

Ramesh said the industry must look beyond land acquisition by government.


CBI gives clean chit to Jayant Patil in Adarsh scam

Patil,whose nephew Aditya owns a flat in the society,was the state’s finance minister from October 1999 to December 2008.

It will be a Cong-RSS fight in next LS polls: Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh stated that there were shortcomings in the Gujarat Model of Modi.

Land Acquisition Bill gets a green signal from Rajya Sabha

Of 142 members present in the House,131 voted in favour of the bill.

After passing the Food Bill,Lok Sabha to take up UPA's Land Acquisition Bill today

The Bill will replace over a century-old Land Acquisition Act,1894.