23 Feb 2020
Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari
The task of ending BJP's dry spell in Delhi was put on Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician under whose leadership the saffron party won corporation polls in 2017 and all seven Lok Sabha seats last year.
16 Jan 2020
Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about
Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.
20 Oct 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal
For the second time in a week, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about a trade deal with the United States.
15 Aug 2019
#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi
India will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), who will head all three forces- Navy, Army, and Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.
12 Jul 2019
Indian women losing uteruses over illiteracy, unemployment
A few months ago, there were reports of several cases of hysterectomies (surgical removal of the uterus) among women sugarcane cutters in Beed, Maharashtra.
24 May 2019
India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us
India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
25 Apr 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more
The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.
14 Apr 2019
Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya
Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.
24 Mar 2019
Soon, cancer specialists will look into cases of Modicare beneficiaries
The beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat (or Modicare as it is popularly called) will soon be able to access cancer care from a team of specialists, reports TOI.
07 Feb 2019
Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech
On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.
01 Feb 2019
PM Modi says 'budget for new India' will benefit everyone
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said all classes of society will benefit from the Union Budget 2019, which was presented by Piyush Goyal earlier in the day.
01 Feb 2019
#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans
While delivering his Budget speech, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Thursday, highlighted that the successes of the government's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme.
28 Dec 2018
#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?
A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.
17 Dec 2018
Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government
Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.
29 Nov 2018
Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a case for developing a federal institution like GST Council in the healthcare and farm sector.
18 Nov 2018
Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries
In a big boost for the Modi government's Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) program, data released by the National Health Agency (NHA) has revealed that around 2.3 lakh beneficiaries have used the scheme to avail of healthcare in the first two months since it was launched.
28 Oct 2018
PM Modi meets Shinzo Abe for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi Sunday as the two leaders seek to add new vigor to the strong friendship between the two countries.
27 Oct 2018
#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson
Expressing the commitment of BJP to Palampur resolution, the party's Uttar Pradesh spokesperson said in Mathura on Saturday that Ram temple will be constructed in Ayodhya soon.
22 Oct 2018
1L benefited under PMJAY in one month of launch: Nadda
Nearly a month after the rollout of the Center's PMJAY health insurance scheme, 1 lakh people have availed the benefits of the ambitious programme, Union Health Minister, JP Nadda, said yesterday.
24 Sep 2018
Jharkhand: Mother of newborn become first beneficiary of Ayushman Bharat
Punam Mahato has become the first beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Jharkhand after giving birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Jamshedpur, minutes after the scheme was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ranchi.
23 Sep 2018
Telangana has not joined Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'
Telangana has not joined the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand today "as of now" and would continue to implement its health scheme, official sources said.
23 Sep 2018
Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.
22 Sep 2018
Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to roll out the NDA government's flagship program, the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHP), from Jharkhand on Sunday.
15 Aug 2018
#IndependenceDay: Modi promises Indian will go to space by 2022
Giving his fifth Independence Day speech from Red Fort, before India goes to elections next year, PM Narendra Modi said we will send an Indian to space by 2022.
20 Jun 2018
India spends less than Sri Lanka and Bhutan on public-health
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but its expenditure on healthcare as a percentage of GDP remains quite shameful.
17 Jun 2018
Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi
Chairing the NITI Aayog Governing Council meet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, PM Narendra Modi said the economy was growing healthily, but the challenge is to take it to double-digit figures.
29 Apr 2018
UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme
The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct around 1,000 hospitals under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to provide good healthcare facilities to people, state Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.
14 Apr 2018
PM in Chattisgarh: Inaugurates Ayushman Bharat, internet scheme, rail-line
PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first healthcare centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur.
09 Apr 2018
Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit
Two jawans were killed and five injured when an IED explosion ripped through their bus in Jangla area of Bijapur district, Chattisgarh.
25 Mar 2018
Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more
In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more
Arun Jaitley presented the first post-GST Budget amid high expectations of positive changes in tax rates.
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces Modicare, world's biggest government-funded scheme
In one of the biggest budget announcements, FM Arun Jaitley unveiled a new National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?
At 11am, India Inc tuned in to watch FM Arun Jaitley present the government's last full-fledged Budget before 2019.