Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the guidelines for the Jal Jeevan Mission

Prime minister unveils guidelines for rural water supply scheme

The Union government will spend more than Rs 2 lakh crore of the Rs 3.6 lakh crore needed to implement the scheme. Read more »
Indian railways restructuring

Cabinet clears major Indian railways revamp, unification of services

The railway board will be reorganised on functional lines under the chairman and four members responsible for infrastructure, operations, rolling stock and finance. Read more »
Dharmendra Pradhan asks steel industry to export more.

Develop technology, push exports, Pradhan tells steel industry

With its large market and skilled workforce, India can be a net exporter of quality steel, says Dharmendra Pradhan. Read more »
forest bill 2023

ADB to lend $490 million to upgrade Madhya Pradesh roads

The loan will be used for upgrading 750 km of state highways and 850 km of major district roads to two-lane all-weather roads. Read more »
Prime minister Narendra Modi at ASSOCHAM centenary

Invest without fear to achieve $5 trillion economy target, Modi tells industry

Indian economy has seen bad times, but has always emerged stronger, says prime minister. Read more »
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal urges Indian industry to invest more in R&D

India invests only 0.6-0.7% of the GDP in research and development compared with 2.8% by the US and 2.1% by China. Read more »
Minister of state for housing, urban affairs and civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri.

Most Indian cities now open defecation free: Hardeep Puri

Construction of 96.5 lakh houses approved, 934 km of metro lines under construction. Read more »
onion is reatiling above Rs 130 per kilogram in most of India

Govt to import 12,500 tonnes of onion from Turkey to ease prices

Imports to hit market in January; fresh crops may ease prices in new year. Read more »
Modi government's Skill India programme

Modi government enlists global leaders to skill Indian youth

The ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship imparted skill training to more than one crore youngsters since 2014. Read more »
India's finance ministry to encourage bankers to take bold lending decisions.

Relax fiscal deficit curbs to tackle economic slowdown, state FMs tell Sitharaman

State governments led by Kerala, Bihar push for 4% deficit target, more funds to infrastructure. Read more »