With increased funds and Centrally Sponsored Schemes, India’s states now urgently need the institutional mechanism to manage this responsibility
Sluggish monsoon worries India Inc
If the monsoons fail this year, the Modi government will have some serious policy-making, damage control and number crunching to do
Only BPL families to get free treatment under NDA’s proposed health scheme
Those above poverty line will have to pay 33 per cent of the cost while the remaining will be paid by government and insurance companies
What to expect from the budget
Narendra Modi's first budget may have many surprises contrary to popular expectations being raised in media. Don't ignore the deficit monsoon and …
Narendra Modi-led government’s flagship programme to restore purity and glory of India’s holiest river has made little progress on ground
Clearances to coal mining projects has been a priority for Narendra Modi government
States told to roll out contingency plans
Plans cover crops, poultry, livestock and fisheries; Centre allows use of funds from agriculture schemes for funding contingency plans
'First 100 days show NDA has no intention to work for the poor'
Report released by network of civil society groups expresses concern over policies damaging to the environment
Power for all—can it be achieved?
Round-the-clock assured power supply programme to kick off with Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan; finances and logistics pose a huge challenge