J&K relied on loans to meet expenses: Study
A study by National Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP) found also that the funds allocated to local bodies were inadequate
Northeast has potential to become India's growth engine, says PM Narendra Modi
The prime minister noted that the government is making constan...
Intense rainfall activity over north, northeast India from July 26 to 29: IMD
The intensity and distribution of rainfall is very likely to in...
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana suffers major setback as nine states hold back funding
The Narendra Modi government’s flagship rural housing programme is suffering a serious financial setback as cash-strapped state governments have refused to release their share of funds.
BJP ally IPFT seeks NRC for whole nation
There have been demand from other parties as well for an NRC in Tripura, which shares its border with Bangladesh.
Polling of Tripura East Lok Sabha seat deferred to April 23
Election Commission of India (ECI) has deferred the polling date of Tripura East parliamentary constituency to April 23 from April 18 citing...
All train services to Tripura, Assam suspended; flights to and from Dibrugarh, Guwahati cancelled
Railways has suspended all passenger train services in Tripura and Assam and short-terminated long distance trains to the region to Guwahati following protests in the two states over the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament. Several airlines in the country have also announced that flights to Guwahati and Dibrugarh have been cancelled.
Modi government is reaching out to the remotest parts of Northeast: Jitendra Singh
The Union Minister for the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) said that soon after the Modi government took over in 2014, the prime minister had stated that every effort would be made to bring the Northeastern at par with more developed regions of the country.
India records single-day spike of 38,902 COVID-19 cases; 6,77,422 people recover
There are 3,73,379 active cases presently in the country. The total number of confirmed cases includes foreigners. This is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 30,000.
COVID-19: India's case fatality rate 'progressively falling', among lowest in world
There are 29 states and union territories with a case fatality rate (CFR) lower than India's average, with five of them having a CFR of zero and 14 having fatality rate of less than 1 per cent.
How local communities in northeast are at the forefront of fight against coronavirus
States such as Manipur and Mizoram have gained from a traditional method based on trust followed in shops. Even if shops are unmanned, people pick up what they want and put the money into a cash jar.
After Sachin Pilot episode, many young Congress leaders say ‘patience is the key’
There is a visible presence of young leaders in the party, right from the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to party in-charge and other organisational positions. They expect the senior leadership to recognise them for their good work.
India-Bangladesh multi-modal connectivity: A win-win proposition for both nations
Both sides recognize that increasing connectivity through air, water, rail, road offers mutually beneficial opportunity for enhancing economic cooperation between Bangladesh and the North Eastern States of India and beyond. Therefore first trial of container ship from Kolkata to Agartala through Chattogram Port of Bangladesh, therefore assumes significance.
Having no means of communication is 'biggest punishment' for people: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar said that India has emerged as the largest user of the mobile phone in the country.
As another Rahul Gandhi buddy revolts, Congress circles question his ‘political wisdom’
Congress circles are questioning Rahul Gandhi’s “political wisdom of nurturing leadership and talent hunt”. They said many other decorated ‘Team Rahul’ members have either quit or have turned hostile or are now working mostly as “sleeper cells of BJP”.