The Planning Commission has convened a high-level meeting of the ministries concerned on Thursday to discuss the issues related to mining, including the ban on such activities in some states, to bo

States and the Centre often speak in different tones.

New Delhi : At a time when Nitish Kumar and his party JD(U) are exploring their political options, with Kumar participating in Left convention on Wednesday, the Congress appears to be making all ef

New Delhi : The food ministry is finalising a proposal to rechristen the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) as Indiramma Anna Yojana after the former prime minister and Congress leader.

It is the country’s longest road project under PMGSY

The Centre has cleared the 157 km Miao-Vijaynagar road project that will connect the remote Vijaynagar circle in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh along the India-Myanmar border, 100 km of it passing through the Namdapha National Park.

The Planning Commission has convened a meeting of ministries concerned next month to discuss the issues related to mining, including the ban on such activities in some states.

Seeking to dispel the impression that the Food Security Act was against the interests of States like Tamil Nadu, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said Tamil Nadu was rank

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the 2013 Land Acquisition Act would come into force on January 1, 2014.

The Ministry’s website specifies draft rules elaborating the process of implementation of the law, and also invites comments from stakeholders, including industries, non-governmental organisations and civil society.

Setting up of a national resource centre for monitoring the smooth acquisition of land and the creation of state-level social impact assessment (SIA) units, along with timelines for completing the

The central government has sanctioned Rs 1,493 crore for construction of 2,982-km road in the state under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh communicated the Centre's decision to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday. Ramesh said last year the Centre had sanctioned Rs 2,445.75 crore to Odisha for construction of 5,189-km road.