Giving high priority to sanitation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government intends to cover every household by total sanitation by 2019 through the 'Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan' programme
In an effort to develop ghats along river Ganga as prominent tourist destinations, the tourism ministry on Monday proposed to renovate the ghats, introduce houseboats and build more dams, officials said.
Tens of thousands of mourning supporters and distraught family members today bid a tearful farewell to Gopinath Munde who was killed in a car crash yesterday
The Union Minister of Rural Development was on his way to Delhi airport to fly to Mumbai when the accident happened; PM expresses shock at Munde's sudden demise
After Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh asserted that Maoists are terrorists as they instill terror in people, cabinet colleague said labeling them so will not help
Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has principally agreed to give the go ahead yesterday at Delhi, for the much-awaited Metro Railway project in the city.
Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal yesterday sat on an hour-long protest outside the house of union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, seeking an apology for his remark that the country needed more toilets than temples.
Speculation of a rejig in the Congress and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government increased Tuesday following reports that four ministers had offered to quit to work for the party. Two ministers later denied they had written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi offering to quit
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh gave away the award to Anita Bai Narre, who had left her marital home on the second day of her wedding
Delays in wage payments are reducing the demand for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said.
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh met West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday.
Rural Development Minister Jayant Patil's proposal to change reservation from residential to green space leaves members of proposed society fuming as they say their dreams will be shattered after 20-year wait
Sewage water spewing from rural development minister's Carmichael Road bungalow is causing diseases, raising stench say residents