In 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 16,320 crore-electricity-for-all scheme called the PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or Saubhagya. The aim was to electrify all households, both rural and urban, in the country by December 2018 – a goal claimed to have been met.
Congress demands public debate, detailed inquiry into Rafale deal; says govt procuring jets at three times UPA price
Firing a fresh salvo at the Modi government on the Rafale aircraft deal, the Congress on Saturday accused it of ignoring the defence procurement procedure and keeping senior ministers in the dark about the negotiations
2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee trying to hold off BJP by reclaiming Lord Ram, but only dividing her base and state
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s moves to contest BJP’s monopoly over Lord Ram appeared to have backfired.
Bengal's Dalits reduced to political pawns as BJP, TMC play caste card ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls
BJP is trying hard to use Dalits and OBCs, both Hindi and Bengali-speaking, as battering rams to raid the fort of its friend-turned-foe Mamata
West Bengal Panchayat Polls: Why TMC, Mamata Banerjee are embracing janeu-dhaari politics to counter BJP
There’s something curious going on in the state of West Bengal. Mamata Banerjee, who has for long battled charges of minority appeasement, has taken a sudden and sharp turn towards janeu-dhaari politics.
Devendra Fadnavis accuses Shiv Sena of 'double standards', asks party to decide if it wants to continue alliance
Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the Shiv Sena's "dual stand" will not go down well with the people
Narendra Modi reviewed the preparations for the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax from 1 July and said it will be "a turning point" in the economy.
Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said instead the government's focus was on bringing down input cost of farming and providing facilities to farmers.
The next plenary session of NSG is likely to be held in Swiss capital Bern in June, but chances of any breakthrough on India's entry into the elite group still look slim.
Bengaluru: Congress on Sunday dismissed as "fake" the reported diary entries of payoffs to party leaders and alleged that the matter was raised to "malign" it.