Modi Government

Task force set up to get reliable, timely data on employment

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 23:40

New Delhi, May 9, Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions, the government on Tuesday constituted a task force to recommend solutions to the problem of getting reliable, timely data on employment.

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Modi government spent Rs 36 crore on publicity to mark two years

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 14:32

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The BJP-led union government may have attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi for its spending on advertisements, but it spent more than Rs 36 crore on publicity and advertisements for organising the one-day "Ek Nayi Subah" show in Delhi to mark two years of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.

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Naidu visits I&B ministry's office, asks absent staff to explain

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 23:26

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday paid a surprise visit to the ministry's and PIB's (Press Information Bureau) office here and directed that explanation be sought from the officers and staff who were not present in the office at the time of inspection.

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Major rejig of Modi Cabinet; Irani, Gowda lose crucial portfolios

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 22:44

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a major rejig of the Narendra Modi council of ministers following an expansion on Tuesday, Smriti Irani was replaced as Human Resource Development Minister by Prakash Javadekar, while Ravi Shankar Prasad was divested of Communications but allotted Law and M. Venkaiah Naidu given additional charge of the I&B Ministry.

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Modi cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, 9 new faces likely

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 12:46

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reshuffle his council of ministers on Tuesday and induct nine new faces in what will be the first such major exercise since he took over the reins in May 2014, party sources said.

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Modi phenomenon causing sea change in Dalit perception of BJP: Ram Vilas Paswan

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:10

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) There is a "sea change" in the perception by Dalits, backward class and scheduled tribes in the last two years towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) largely due to the pro-active role taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said.

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Charkha can generate work and income for unemployed: Minister

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 15:18

Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) A 'charkha' or spinning wheel can provide employment to many unemployed youth and women in rural areas, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra said on Sunday.

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PM presides council of ministers meet, reviews major developmental works

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 23:26

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening presided over a meeting of his council of ministers, primarily to review the functioning of key ministries like finance, commerce and communications as a prelude to completion of two years of his government in office.

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Paswan, Javadekar, Nadda among non-performing ministers: Survey

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 22:08

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Five union ministers namely Ram Vilas Paswan (Food), Bandaru Dattatreya (Labour), Radha Mohan Singh (Agriculture), J.P. Nadda (Health) and Prakash Javadekar (Environment) have failed public expectations, a survey has found.

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