India balances competing interests in awarding nuclear projects

The government's flagship job security scheme - the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (nrega) -is set to undergo major changes by opening its doors to skilled labour and laying emphasis on creation of 'permanent' or 'viewable' assets.

This time, with reinforced backing, he needs to send out the right signals and take the right decisions

plus that are awaiting clearance. What the ministry did not announce was the uncertainty among its top bureaucrats over the policy framework that would come into play if the upa coalition does not come to power, or a modified version of the upa takes office.

NHPC circumvents its way into thermal power

The country's largest hydel power company, nhpc Limited (formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd), was incorporated in 1976 with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in India. Under its articles of association, nhpc does not have the mandate to get into

The scheme is creating an experienced rural supervisory cadre

BJP replicates Knowledge Commission in Karnataka

Short-staffed forest & environment ministry delays clearances

CERC wades into Centre's battles with Mayawati

Rising food prices may derail biofuels policy