PM Modi Bets Big On Governance

Narendra Modi, 15th Prime Minister of India, took charge at New Delhi’s South Block today.   A 45-member cabinet was sworn-in by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday. The cabinet has seven women ministers, the average age is 58 years and average assets of the ministers stand at over Rs 13 crore.   … Continued

Farmers Not Looking For Subsidies: BJP’s Subhash Bhamre

Subhash Bhamre, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Dhule, Maharashtra, says the key concern in the area is the Manmad-Indore railway line that can also boost employment in the area. He feels that farmers are not looking for subsidies but adequate supply of water and power to till their land.   This initiative is part … Continued

No Hike In Fares & Freight Rates But Railways Will Earn More

Amid the chaos over Telangana, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge presented his maiden budget for 2014-15 in Parliament today.   The expected gross traffic receipts has increased from Rs 1,43,742 crore in 2013-14 to Rs. 1,60,775 crore in 2014-15, which is an increase of 11.8%. Another improvement has been in expectations of earnings from passengers, which … Continued