Observing the state government has delayed rehabilitation of residents of Kurar village slum in Malad East despite a 1997 Bombay High Court order directing the state government to shift them from t
Andhra Pradesh government will pay ex-gratia compensation of Rs 7 lakh each to families of 1,513 farmers who allegedly committed suicide due to crop loss or crop failure between 2014 and 2019, Chie
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to build all-weather roads to villages across the country.
The state government’s ambitious plan to store water in the Yamuna floodplains received a fillip with the state cabinet approving an inter-departmental committee report which recommends giving farm
Seeking to dispel the Opposition charge that the GDP figures published by the government are not consistent everywhere, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Lok Sabha Wednesday that every
WITNESSING ITS worst run ever, domestic passenger car sales fell for the eighth consecutive month, with June 2019 numbers falling by 17.54 per cent to 2,25,732 units from 2,73,748 units in the same
A one-week delay in the monsoon’s arrival has laid bare the precariousness of India’s water situation.
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority has sought the “urgent intervention” of the Supreme Court in resolving the deadlock between the Delhi government and the Centre, which i
Cases of malaria have gone up with the onset of monsoon, with at least 51 confirmed cases reported in June this year. This is nearly double the cases reported in June 2018.
As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, P
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