06 Apr 2019
Modiji ki sena: EC lets off Adityanath with a warning
The Election Commission on Friday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to be "careful" with his utterances in future, days after the BJP leader called Indian Army as "Modiji ki sena".
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.
11 Dec 2018
Urjit Patel first RBI Governor to officially resign since 1957
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation from his post has made him the third RBI Governor to officially resign.
14 Oct 2018
Why did Dhoni decide to skip the Vijay Hazare Trophy?
It was expected that Indian veteran wicket-keeper batsman, MS Dhoni, would be representing Jharkhand during the knock-out stages of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, but he has decided to skip the same.
16 Aug 2018
Falling Rupee, not a cause of worry: Niti Aayog VC
Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar today said the falling rupee is not a cause of worry as it is getting back to its natural value.
27 Jul 2018
Ghaziabad: Residents of 64 flats evacuated after road caves in
Residents of two apartments in Ghaziabad's Vasundhara were evacuated after a large portion of a road caved in amid heavy rains yesterday.
25 Jul 2018
WCD Ministry declares September as National Nutrition Month
Every year, September would be celebrated as the National Nutrition Month to mark India's fight against malnutrition, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has said.
15 Jul 2018
After Amartya Sen's criticism,NITI Aayog VC offers him a 'challenge'
A week after eminent economist Amartya Sen said India had taken a "quantum jump in the wrong direction" since 2014, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the Nobel laureate should spend some time in the country.
04 Jul 2018
Cheer for farmers: Government fixes MSP at 150% of production-cost
Fulfilling a key election promise in its penultimate year, the Narendra Modi government today approved hikes in minimum support price (MSP) for kharif crops.
07 Jun 2018
UP: Yogi sacks DMs of Fatehpur, Gonda over food-grain-distribution irregularities
Finding alleged irregularities in wheat purchase and distribution of food grains, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today suspended the district magistrates of Fatehpur and Gonda.
02 Jun 2018
Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order
A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.
24 May 2018
States can and must reduce duty on petrol: NITI Aayog
States can and must cut the duty on petrol, while the Center should create fiscal space to deal with the spurt in oil prices, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said today.
14 May 2018
PNB Scam: FinMin cracks down on people in CBI chargesheet
Following the filing of the CBI chargesheet today in the PNB scam, the board of the Allahabad Bank was asked to remove Usha Ananthasubramanian as its CEO and MD by Financial Services Secretary, Rajiv Kumar.
17 Apr 2018
Parliamentary panel summons RBI Governor to answer queries on bank-scams
A parliamentary panel has called Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel on May 17 to answer queries on a spate of banking scams unearthed in the last few months, sources said.
10 Mar 2018
Passport details made mandatory for Rs. 50cr+ loans
Following several high profile cases of economic offenders leaving the country, the government has made it mandatory for borrowers looking for loans above Rs. 50cr to submit their passport details to banks.
10 Mar 2018
Now, Odisha to intensify demand for special category status
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that his government and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will pursue its demand for according special category status for the state.
17 Jan 2018
Union Budget will probably tackle rural distress and unemployment
Next month, the NDA government will announce its last full-fledged budget. They signaled that it would resolve major issues plaguing the economy. These include rural distress, unemployment and reviving private investments.
06 Jan 2018
NITI Aayog optimistic despite four-year-low GDP growth forecast
According to the first advance estimates of the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Indian economy is forecast to grow at 6.5% in FY2017-2018.
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."
09 Oct 2017
PM Modi discusses India's energy sector with top oil CEOs
PM Narendra Modi along with Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with top oil and gas CEOs from around the world today.
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.
27 Jun 2017
100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?
BJP's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM was hailed by many, while criticized by several others. Known as a hard taskmaster and a man with great attention to detail, 100 days of Yogi's governance has seen several hits and misses.
22 Jun 2017
Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary
16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.
09 Mar 2017
Kachcha Aam candy Pulse clocks Rs. 300 crore sales
Amidst stiff competition from MNC rivals, India's popular home-grown candy Pulse crossed sales of over Rs. 300 crore last month, in just two years after its launch.