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NEW DELHI: Delhi government will procure 1,000 electric buses, apart from inducting 2,000 CNG ones. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced this on Thursday in his budget speech.

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said while Gujarat had done very well in industrialisation, it would need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors.

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel has expressed its unhappiness over "unsatisfactory" utilisation of funds for pollution abatement by the environment ministry and asked it to "introspect" its perfor

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry’s strong pitch for funds to fight air pollution and save rivers has found an unusual backing from the parliamentary standing committee examining budget allocatio

Calcutta: Mosquito-control measures will get a boost if councillors join health workers in making door-to-door visits, mayoral council member Atin Ghosh said during a discussion on the Calcutta Mun

VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon the Indian Institutes of Technology to focus on solar energy sectors for innovations in the direction of no-cost solar-powered kitchens by keeping

The Assam government today told the National Green Tribunal that it has sanctioned a budget of Rs 11 crore for installation of sensor-operated automated traffic barriers to control the death of ani

Arun Jaitley in his 2018-19 Budget Speech had announced that Centre would guarantee a MSP which would be 50 per cent more than the cost of production

The Vidhan Sabha Committee to review suicide by farmers and landless labourers will present its report in the Assembly during the Budget session scheduled later this month.

The last budget of the Modi government comes against the backdrop of severe agrarian and rural distress. It is also the last opportunity to undo the damage caused to the rural economy by this government in the last four years. While the government has finally acknowledged the gravity of the situation, its response has been limited to empty rhetoric without any financial commitment. Going by the past record of the government, it is clear that it is serious neither in its commitment nor in its intent.

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