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Govt trims Skill India fund allocation to states by 20 per cent

Under the CSSM component of Skill India scheme, the Centre had allocated Rs 3,000 crore to all states for the period between 2016 and 2020.

21 Jul 2019 5:46 AM

PM’s advisory council fails to give input on job creation

Employment and job creation was among the 10 issues on which it was supposed to deliberate.

15 Jul 2019 1:16 AM

Unemployment rates increase in major states

New Delhi and Chandigarh, though Union Territories, have high unemployment rates at 9.7 per cent and 9 per cent respectively.

08 Jul 2019 4:53 AM

Budget 2019: Less funds for 2 departments of Jal Shakti ministry

The allocation for department of water resources and Ganga rejuvenation for 2019-20 is Rs 8,245 crore, which was Rs 8,860 crore in 2018-19.

06 Jul 2019 6:42 AM

PMKVY fails to achieve its job placement target

Modi had set the aforementioned target of providing skill training to 40 crore people by 2022 on the same occasion.

01 Jul 2019 12:57 AM


PM Modi talks 2G economic reforms with Team Niti

Pre-Budget exercise aims to generate jobs, push growth.

23 Jun 2019 1:47 AM

J&K law, order under control: Satya Pal Malik

In fact the governor is learnt to have said that if required, the prevailing situation could even be validated through external sources.

19 Jun 2019 6:52 AM

PM Modi to meet economists June 22

The interaction is being seen as part of the government’s efforts to prepare a long term blueprint to resolve the prickly issues.

17 Jun 2019 2:24 AM

PM: Goal of becoming $5 trillion economy by 2024 achievable

The Aayog also set up a high level committee on agriculture to suggest reforms aimed at benefitting farmers and reviving rural economy.

16 Jun 2019 7:54 AM

Two new Cabinet panels set up to spur growth

GDP growth for the January-March quarter was 5.8 per cent, the lowest in five years of the NDA government.

06 Jun 2019 5:41 AM


Farm loans, MSP top priorities

Farmers also even allege that only around 45 per cent of claims have been disbursed by insurance companies.

19 May 2019 2:31 AM

Kolkata violence likely to resonate in Varanasi poll

In such a scenario therefore it would be interesting to see how Varanasi’s Bengalis vote in the aftermath of the Vidyasagar College incident.

18 May 2019 4:37 AM

Sonia calls meet of all non-BJP allies on May 23

Gandhi’s outreach to the Odisha chief minister, therefore, holds a lot of political significance.

15 May 2019 12:47 AM

Govt’s future focus: Better policing, secure borders

The government think tank Niti Aayog has been mandated to review these two schemes afresh and think of ways to improve their impact.

09 May 2019 1:05 AM

91 constituencies across 18 states, 2 UTs to vote today

The voting for seven phased Lok Sabha polls will culminate on May 19, while the counting will be held on May 23.

11 Apr 2019 4:44 AM


PMO Twitter handle in code breach?

4 key depts carry photographs of PM, ministers as profile pictures.

10 Apr 2019 2:01 AM

Election promises: Some fulfilled, many forgotten

The BJP manifesto had also promised 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state Assemblies, but the promise has remained unfulfilled.

07 Apr 2019 12:23 AM

Congress mulls carving four states out of Uttar Pradesh

Idea behind proposal is to strengthen Congress in at least some of these new, smaller states

31 Mar 2019 1:04 AM

Congress promises sops, tax credits for jobs creation

On the issue of angel tax, the Congress has promised to do away with it completely if it comes to power at the Centre.

30 Mar 2019 12:41 AM

Shatrughan meets Rahul, will join Congress on Navratri

Though intially the barbs against the BJP leadership were cotton wrapped, off late they had acquired the well known Shotgun wit.

29 Mar 2019 4:52 AM