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Farmers suicides increased after UPA announced Rs 70,000 crore loan waiver: govt

July 10, 2019 7:04 am

Replying to a question on whether the SC had suggested that the government bring out a national policy to control farmers suicides, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the court order stated an issue like this could not be dealt with overnight.

Under fire, govt defends order to intercept: Not new, strict checks

December 22, 2018 10:00 am

The Centre also said that the new system will prevent unauthorised use and every individual case will continue to require the prior approval of the Home Ministry or concerned state government.

UPA policies led to macro instability: Arun Jaitley

August 20, 2018 3:58 am

Arun Jaitley's comments come a day after the National Statistical Commission (NSC) sub-committee's back series estimates of GDP growth with 2011-12 base came to light.

Niti Aayog vindicates UPA’s claims on poverty alleviation

June 27, 2017 2:13 am

The Niti Aayog's report, submitted before the United Nations, acknowledges that anti-poverty programmes like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) helped weaker sections of the society.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: ‘UPA govt left coffers empty, making it difficult for us’

May 16, 2016 3:07 am

"The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.

Rural development fellows scheme in limbo as govt yet to induct 3rd batch

May 06, 2015 3:11 am

The PMRDF, announced in September 2011, inducted its first batch of Fellows in April 2012.

World of business

April 20, 2015 12:00 am

PM has signalled a new global outreach that is less squeamish, more purposeful.

Govt delays urea imports, farmers left in distress

February 16, 2015 10:02 am

Shortage: Imports surged only after rabi planting started in November.

Ministry questions basis of post-Sachar report

February 16, 2015 6:17 am

The ministry says the committee analysed the condition of merely Muslims rather than minorities.

Aadhaar legal, valid under Constitution: Centre to tell SC

February 12, 2015 3:04 am

SG had sought time till February 13 to respond to a PIL


Why was Chidambaram silent when Afzal was hanged?: Swamy

February 25, 2016 9:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Attacking former finance minister P Chidambaram for his remarks on Afzal’s hanging, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said what took him two years to open his mouth? Swamy questioned that despite being in part of UPA government at that time, why had Chidambaram maintained silence, if there were grave doubts about the extent of Afzal’s involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack. He further said a case of sedition should be filed against him for provoking people to bring down the current government.