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Jul 19, 2019
International Energy Agency praises Ujjwala scheme for providing free cooking gas connection to poorPrime 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
May 08, 2019
High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala schemeEven though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills
Apr 10, 2019
EC sends notice to makers of 2 TV series for poll code violation; shows accused of flouting norms by praising Modi govt schemesThe Maharashtra Congress said the EC should file cases against the makers and actors of the two serials, as well as the BJP.
Dec 22, 2018
Narendra Modi says Centre committed to triple talaq law despite resistance from 'hardliners and Opposition parties'Speaking at the fifth national convention of the BJP Mahila Morcha, Modi targeted the Congress, saying women's welfare was never a priority of the previous governments.
Sep 23, 2018
Naveen Patnaik dismisses PM's allegations of corruption in Odisha govt, says Centre should focus on rising fuel prices insteadOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik dismissed Narendra Modi's allegations about corruption in the state government, saying that the prime minister must have said this to enthuse BJP workers.
Apr 14, 2018
Gap between skilled and unskilled, rural and urban, online and offline is reducing; Bharat no longer backbencher of growth storyProactive and agile policy frameworks have already played a key role in India’s growth based on utilising its technological framework and are now leading to an empowered Bharat.
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Ujjwala scheme amended to include 8 crore women; Arun Jaitley also lowers female EPF contributionArun Jaitley raised the target of beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme to eight crore, besides proposing lowering female EPF contribution to 8% for the first three years.
Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: Would Arun Jaitley consider increasing spend on Ujjwala scheme?The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (Ujjwala scheme) has been a big hit in rural areas
Oct 26, 2017
Centre working on new consumer protection law to crackdown on misleading ads, promises Narendra ModiThe government is coming up with this new law, replacing the Consumer Protection Act 1986, which will incorporate the revised 2015 UN guidelines on consumer protection.
Jul 21, 2017
Narendra Modi tells UP BJP leaders to shun red beacon mindset, end VVIP cultureThe Modi government had barred the use of beacon lights from 1 May on all vehicles, except emergency vehicles, saying they have no place in a democratic society