Recent spate of nationwide protests underline impact of citizens' ideological assertion on Indian policy
Against the backdrop of violence in JNU and ideological fault lines running deeper than any other social cleavage, we need to take cognisance of a significant trend that has emerged in the past few years; ie ideological assertion by citizens and its impact on various fields including economy, foreign policy, education, defence
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana brought Rs 3,000 cr investment, 3,000 jobs in Northeast, says official
The public sector undertaking Indian Oil Corporation currently has 10 LPG bottling plants across the northeast
The government will achieve the target of giving 8 crore free cooking gas (LPG) connections to the poor nearly seven months ahead of schedule with Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to handover the 8-croreth connection on Saturday
Narendra Modi's governance model not completely negative, demonising him all the time won't help: Congress' Jairam Ramesh tells Opposition
Ramesh sought to clarify that he is not asking anyone to praise or applaud Narendra Modi, but only wants the political class to at least recognise the traits he has brought to the governance – particularly the 'economics of governance'.
International Energy Agency praises Ujjwala scheme for providing free cooking gas connection to poor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's signature Ujjwala scheme for providing free cooking gas connection to poor on Friday came in for praise from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which said it is a "major achievement" in improving the environment and health of women
Naveen Patnaik, a master at handling catastrophic cyclones, wards off Narendra Modi storm; begins fresh term in Odisha
The 73-year-old Odisha chief minister and BJD president Patnaik withstood the Modi wave for the second time in five years.
Why Narendra Modi won: In heartland India, BJP's on point messaging amplified a development programme in perpetual motion
The politics of welfare has also helped Narendra Modi consolidate his caste arithmetic. In Uttar Pradesh, for example, the BJP's focus has been on the non-Yadav OBCs, and non-Jatav Dalits
Narendra Modi lists what he achieves in a day, day after day; underscores image as tireless performer
Narendra Modi remains the biggest talking point in this poll, and almost a billion people will vote in seven phases to either keep him or vote him out of office.
Every second person in the world lives in areas that don't fall into even the least stringent WHO targets.
With the Lok Sabha election around the corner, here's a look at funds spent on various schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government since coming to power in 2014
In Gaya, world’s fourth most polluted city, political apathy keeps environmental degradation from becoming an election issue
In Gaya, world’s fourth most polluted city, political and administrative apathy keeps environmental degradation from becoming an election issue as successive municipal corporations take no note of people's deteriorating health due to the worsening air quality.
The government's push to provide clean cooking fuel to every household has turned India into the world's second largest LPG consumer whose demand is projected to rise 34 percent by 2025, Oil Secretary M M Kutty said
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana has been recognised by World Health Organisation as one of the decisive interventions by the government
Narendra Modi reviews household electrification scheme, discusses last-mile connectivity, power distribution
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress in the key infrastructure sectors of power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal and mining.
Modi said LPG is the cleanest and easily available source of energy that is giving women a healthier lifestyle, saving them time, helping them financially and saving the environment.
Two years of Ujjwala Yojana: Govt initiative has had an impact at ground level but teething problems remain
The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana has not just emancipated Lakshmi from the suffocating smoke coming out of her clay stove, but also helped her have her own bank account
Two years of Ujjwala Yojana: Lack of awareness regarding benefits of LPG hinders scheme's objective at rural level
Despite the government's efforts to implement the Ujjwala Yojana, awareness regarding LPG and its health and other benefits is still in a sorry state.
Two years of Ujjwala Yojana: Dalits in western UP laud benefits despite resentment against Centre on other issues
While Dalits in western Uttar Pradesh have been critical of the central government on many issues, they feel the Ujjwala Yojana has made their lives easier.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia for `threatening' voters during the campaigning for Kolaras Assembly by-election
As many as 3 crore additional free cooking gas (LPG) connections will be given to poor households by March 2020 at an extra expense of Rs 4,800 crore, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday