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Rabindra Nath Choudhury with bureau/agency inputs

3 Cong CMs take oath, 2 waive off farm loans

Rahul attends all events; allies show unity.

18 Dec 2018 1:18 AM

Gas pipeline project faces delays

The Centre’s ambitious Rs 12,000 crore Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline project, which aims to create a gas corridor across eastern India and will also pass through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Parlia

06 Nov 2016 1:47 AM

Improve ‘Incredible India’: Young bureaucrats

In a recent interaction with newly-recruited bureaucrats, during which officers gave presentations on how to improve governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said to have been told that the culture

02 Nov 2016 12:37 AM

Come up with new ideas, PM tells top bureaucrats

As the NDA government approaches its half-way mark next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked top bureaucrats of the Central government departments to study all the decisions taken by their re

30 Oct 2016 1:09 AM

Unlock public funds to drive growth: PM Modi

With a sluggish manufacturing sector affecting the economic growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grave concerns at large amount of public money lying idle with financial institutions and

29 Oct 2016 3:43 AM


Modi calls Cabinet meet after ‘ease of business’ bouncer

Rattled by the country’s poor 130th ranking out of the 190 nations in World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business report’ for 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to discuss threadbare its implicatio

27 Oct 2016 2:33 AM

Digital locker to be reality from 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet digital locker concept, which aims to provide a secure platform for personal documents of citizens on a common cloud, will be implemented from the next fiscal.

26 Oct 2016 6:36 AM

Now, Budget document to set financial goals for ministries

In a first, the Union Budget for 2017-18 will come along with a separate document titled ‘Outcome Budget’, which will list financial targets for each ministry to be met during the financial year.

25 Oct 2016 3:35 AM

PM banks on roads for saffron ride to UP

With eyes firmly set on the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, which are just four months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been aggressively pursuing the completion of several national highwa

10 Oct 2016 1:30 AM

PMO set to review rural housing project today

Saddled with an ambitious target of constructing one crore rural households in the next three years and a total three crore dwellings by 2022 under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G), the Pri

06 Oct 2016 2:10 AM


Centre plans student-friendly medical bill

In a major rethink, the Centre is likely to inculcate significant student-friendly provisions in the draft National Medical Commission (NCM) Bill 2016.

02 Oct 2016 6:38 AM

Niti Aayog advises Railways to cut ‘social service’

Pointing out that Indian Railways, the nation’s largest transporter, suffers losses every year owing to its orientation towards social service — i.e.

26 Sep 2016 1:45 AM

India aims for 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Concerned over India’s dismal performance in Rio Olympics, where it could manage only two medals, the government is taking a serious note of India’s poor track record in the highest sporting arena in

24 Sep 2016 2:16 AM

Centre may rejig funding, states wary

As the government plans to do away with the plan and non-plan funding classification from the next financial year, the proposal has received a lot of reservation from several states.

19 Sep 2016 12:31 AM

MHA steps in over rising rapes

The Union home ministry has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating law-and- order situation in the capital, especially over growing incidents of rape being reported in the region.

18 Sep 2016 2:25 AM


Real-time detection of illegal mining soon

Soon, illegal mining activities across the country will be detected on a real-time basis and action would be initiated within minutes of the activity being reported.

15 Sep 2016 1:49 AM

Niti Aayog races against time to give shape to Plan paper

While the government plans to shift to a 15-year Plan period from April 1, 2017 onwards, the Niti Aayog — which has been mandated with preparing the vision document for outlining the way forward for t

14 Sep 2016 12:38 AM

Niti Aayog struggles to give reports

It was with the idea of bringing transformative changes in various areas of administration that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set up eight panels headed by secretaries of key Central ministries to

12 Sep 2016 12:30 AM

PMO seeks public opinion on polls

With both President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi endorsing the need and prudence of holding Assembly as well as general elections simultaneously to save on public money and valuab

09 Sep 2016 4:44 AM

Ministries race to meet PM’s targets

It is a race against time for the petroleum and new and renewable energy ministries to meet the targets that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set for them to achieve by the year 2022.

04 Sep 2016 1:22 AM