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In their modified role, junior ministers no longer pushovers

Barely days after the reshuffle, a wind of change is being felt not only by bureaucrats but also senior ministers. Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Archis Mohan report.In its two-year tenure, the Narendra......

Cabinet reshuffle: Ministers take charge; spell out priorities

IMAGE: New Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad is greeted by MoS P P Chaudhary as he takes charge at his office in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Several ministers including Smriti Irani, who......

Meet the new faces in team Modi 2.0

In a major rejig of the Narendra Modi government following the expansion on Tuesday, Smriti Irani was replaced as Human Resource Minister by Prakash Javadekar, while Ravi Shankar Prasad was......

HRD goes from Smriti to Javadekar, I&B from Jaitley to Naidu

 Smriti Irani was on Tuesday shifted from the key Human Resource Development ministry to less significant Textiles portfolio and replaced by the newly elevated Cabinet minister Prakash......

164 people have died of cold in Delhi so far

In the 66th year of the Indian Republic, eight people died of cold every night in the nation's capital.Rashme Sehgal reports. Chilly winter nights kill eight homeless people every day in the......

Why the PPP model should be taken seriously

Some states have made good progress with regard to positioning a proper institutional framework for PPPs, notes M Ramachandran At a time when the country badly needs a huge infrastructure......

World Bank approves $1.5 billion to support clean India campaign

More than 500 million of the rural population in India continue to defecate in the open, suffering from preventable deaths, illness, stunting, harassment and economic losses. Image: Prime......

Will a cess on services make Swachh Bharat a success?

Raising money through a cess to fund the government's ongoing cleanliness and sanitation campaign suggests that the intial round of efforts did not achieve the objectives fully, notes Govindraj......

Toilets are fine but what about waste management?

  A study by international NGO WaterAid showed if all people waiting for household toilets in India were to stand in a line today, the queue would stretch from earth to moon and beyond.......

Mysuru is India's cleanest city

Metro cities are ranked lower in cleanliness index and tourist towns also lag Several cities from Karnataka and West Bengal have emerged at the top of the Swachh Bharat index, with Mysuru topping......
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PM concerned over grievances of EPF beneficiaries

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed concern over the large number of grievances of labourers and EPF beneficiaries and said a... ...
PM's interaction through PRAGATI

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired his sixteenth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active... ...
PM asks Chief Secys to study, analyse WB's Ease of Doing Business report

19:51 IST New Delhi [India], Oct. 26 ( ANI ): Mentioning the World Bank's report on Ease of Doing Business that recognises India's achievements... ...
Govt to use social media to create sanitation awareness

sgarh Government will now use the various social media platforms to spread awareness about sanitation and 'sanitation ranking' under Swachch Bharat... ...
Melamchi project given 2017 deadline

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kathmandu, Oct. 25 -- The parliamentary Development... ...

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