Ever since the Narendra Modi government at the Centre scrapped the erstwhile Planning Commission of India to replace it with NITI Ayog in 2014-15, the fate of the UP state planning commission has remained uncertain. read more
The special edition of the monthly journal ‘Yojana’ will carry details of the jobs or avenues for self-employment created by various government ministries and departments in the past four years. read more
Citing the adverse feedback from beneficiaries in the state to the cash-transfer scheme, the Union women and child development ministry has decided to seek PMO’s views on whether the ministry should go ahead with the pilot. read more
Launched on April 14 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan aims to improve socio-economic conditions of villages by providing poor households with electricity, insurance, LPG connections and other such facilities. read more
Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi. Monsoon rains forecast for this week in Delhi will signal an end to the summer, but India faces the worst long-term water crisis in its history and Delhi, the sprawling capital city of 20 million people, is symptomatic of the nationwide water shortage.
Four held with elephant ivory in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal Officers of Belakoba forest range seized elephant ivory and arrested four persons including a civil engineer on June 24. The plan was to smuggle the elephants ivory to Nepal. (HT Correspondent)read more