Complete breakdown of welfare schemes like PDS, MNREGA in Jharkhand's Latehar district: Villagers blame loopholes, lackadaisical officials
While issues in the PDS scheme have affected people across Jharkhand, activists pointed to another factor that has contributed to the spate of starvation deaths - loopholes in implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA or NREGA), and the lack of accountability for its failure in the state.
Kailash Mansarovar yatra: 44 pilgrims from Telangana stranded in Nepal’s Hilsa after travel agency abandons them on return trip
Forty-four people from Telangana have been left stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa after a travel agency they were registered with abandoned them while returning from their pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar. One of the passengers said that the area, where they have been stranded, is completely surrounded by hills and a few of them are gradually falling sick. 'I request the state government to help us get back to our homes safely', he said.
The states were expected to submit action plans for plastic disposal by 30 April to the Pollution Control Board.
Haryana govt issues circular on 'courtesy and etiquette', says officials should rise to receive and see off MPs, MLAs
Haryana government has sought to impart these lessons of courtesy and etiquette to its officials through an elaborate circular on the subject matter.
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and NHAI to state its stand on maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways.
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das advises BJP workers to plan in advance to meet targets, make BJP 'invincible'
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday advised party workers to plan well in advance to achieve the desired target and make the BJP "invincible"
BJP's Ram Madhav says Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma has mandate to talk to everyone, including Hurriyat
BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Satuday said the Centre's interlocutor for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has the mandate to talk to everyone including the separatists
Keeping pets in Punjab? Now, pay Rs 250 tax for dogs and cats; Rs 500 for cows, buffaloes and elephants
According to the latest notification announced by the Punjab government, people in the state will now have to pay taxes to keep domestic animals
At least 129 farmers were arrested from separate places of Chhattisgarh's capital ahead of their scheduled protest on Thursday in support of various demands, including Rs 2,100 minimum support price for per quintal of paddy
Bihar considering giving tablets to youths under skill development programme, says Sushil Kumar Modi
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi Sunday said the state government is considering giving "tablets" to youths who would get training under the 'Skill Development Programme'
All possible support is being provided to Assam for overcoming the flood situation prevailing in parts of the state
Centre ready to give states Rs 1,000 crore for world-class 'busports' in 2,000 places: Nitin Gadkari
Transport ministry ready to offer viability gap funding of Rs 1,000 crore to states for large world-class bus terminals in as many as 2,000 cities and towns
The Communist Party of India (CPI) would hold nation-wide demonstrations including picketing of central and state government offices and 'jail bharo' for three-days from tomorrow, over farmers issues
18,000 families displaced by Sardar Sarovar Dam's gate closing; Congress, AAP to raise issue in Parliament
The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have jumped in support of the 18,000 families from Madhya Pradesh which have been displaced by the recent closure of the gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Gujarat
Maharashtra farmers' loan waiver: Less than 15 lakh farmers will benefit from scheme, claims Congress
The Maharashtra Congress Saturday claimed that less than 15 lakh farmers will get the benefit of the farm loan waiver scheme announced by the state government
National Commission for Scheduled Castes unhappy with Kerala govt over rise in violence against Dalits
National Commission for Scheduled Castes Saturday said atrocities against Dalits were increasing in Kerala, and the state government has failed to ensure them adequate safety
Nearly 200 residents of a village in Tirupur district went on an indefinite hunger strike, protesting the re-opening of state-run the TASMAC liquor outlet.
Union Minister of State for IT P P Chaudhary laid emphasis on cybersecurity keeping in mind the growing cases of cybercrime.
Uber, Ola face policy challenge: Maharashtra state govt draft policy hostile to app-based aggregators
The State and Centre are not seeing eye-to-eye on the policy on taxis in Mumbai.