25 May 2020
Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
23 May 2020
States could've done much better: NITI Aayog CEO on migrant-crisis
Amitabh Kant, CEO of government's policy think tank NITI Aayog, absolved the Centre of the migrant crisis and said states could have done "much better".
04 May 2020
Never talked about charging migrant workers for transport, says Centre
Amid reports that migrant workers were asked to pay to be sent home across states, the Centre on Monday said that it had never talked about charging them for the transport.
20 Apr 2020
Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity
In a major development, a Bengaluru-based technology company has created an 'affordable ventilator' that does not need electricity to function.
18 Jan 2020
KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.
03 Aug 2019
NITI Aayog CEO says 'too many reforms' behind economic slowdown
Recently, data compiled by the World Bank revealed that India slipped to the 7th spot in the global GDP rankings of 2018.
05 Jun 2019
What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah
From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.
31 Jan 2019
NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified
Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.
13 Sep 2018
RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers
RBI Governor Urjit Patel is scheduled to deliver a lecture to senior anti-corruption officers working with banks and other public sector organizations next week in New Delhi.
29 Jun 2018
Gujarat's Dahod tops NITI's Delta rankings on 'aspirational districts'
Gujarat's Dahod district topped the first Delta ranking released today by NITI Aayog that captures incremental improvements of aspirational districts on health, education and other development parameters.
17 Jun 2018
L-G representing Delhi at NITI-Aayog meeting? Kejriwal gets a fact-check
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to express his anger on reports that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal was "replacing" him at an ongoing NITI Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
11 Jun 2018
Government invites applications from public, private-sector employees for joint-secy posts
In a rare move, the government has published public ads inviting applications for 10 junior secretary posts.
30 May 2018
NITI Aayog's portal to give start-ups access to public data
Government think-tank NITI Aayog has plans to launch a new online portal through which public data will be made available to private entities, including start-ups, announced NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant at an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up conclave.
18 May 2018
Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest
Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.
26 Mar 2018
India ranks 109th in mobile Internet-speed, 67th in fixed broadband-speed
India, the largest consumer of mobile data in the world, is again ranked 109th in the mobile Internet speed and 67th for fixed broadband speed globally, according to data from Ookla's Speedtest Index.
17 Mar 2018
Government to soon ban commercial vehicles older than 20 years
The central government will make the scrapping of all commercial vehicles older than 20 years mandatory from 2020, a meeting headed by PM Modi's principal secretary Nripendra Misra decided on Friday.
09 Feb 2018
Kerala tops states in overall health performance, UP worst
Kerala performed the best among India's large states on health index as determined by the NITI Aayog. It was followed by Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
04 Nov 2017
NITI Aayog: Poverty, corruption free India by 2022
Modi government's think-tank NITI Aayog presented a New India @2022 document which envisaged India to be free from "poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism."
14 Aug 2017
PSUs marching towards disinvestment, a pleasant sight for Indian economy
Public sector undertaking (PSUs) is a sensitive topic. There are two aspects of it - one from the perspective of why it was created in the first place and the other from what it has turned out to be.
06 Aug 2017
Rajiv Kumar becomes NITI Aayog's new VC
Economist Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as NITI Aayog's new vice-chairman by the Centre on Saturday.
01 Aug 2017
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigned from his post on 1st August. In the next phase, he will return to Columbia University in the US as professor of economics.
12 Jul 2017
Shillong: Meet the ladies that turn garbage into gold
They are called the 'Merry Maidens' of Shillong with a twist.
08 Jun 2017
Samsung plans to invest Rs. 4,915cr in its Noida Plant
South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd said that it will invest Rs. 4,915crore in its Noida plant to double the production; after acquiring 35-acre land adjacent to the current facility, approved by the Uttar Pradesh government.
16 Apr 2017
Visa, Mastercard grow wary of UPI, BHIM popularity
Visa, Mastercard have now resorted to lobbying their case in order to make sure that they do not lose out in the wake of a cashless economy in India to apps like UPI and BHIM.