28 May 2014

Shri Prakash Javadekar assumes charge as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information & Broadcasting

Shri Prakash Javadekar took charge of his new assignment as Minister of Information & Broadcasting here today. Speaking to media persons thereafter, Shri Javadekar said that freedom of press is the pillar of democracy. He added that press freedom is imperative for the success of democracy as it gives a rainbow of opinion. He also mentioned that the media itself suffices for self-regulation. 
In his interaction with the media-persons, Shri Javadekar further mentioned that institutions are important for the

27 May 2014


The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari presented the ‘Lakshmipat Singhania-IIM Lucknow National leadership Awards-2012’ at a function here today. Addressing on the occasion, he said that the importance of the three categories for which the awards are given viz. “Award for Business; Award for Science and Technology; and Award for Community Service & Social Upliftment”, cannot be underestimated. They are essential pillars in our nation’s quest for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development.

17 May 2014

Foodgrains Production in 2013-14 Likely to Cross 264 MT: Highest Ever Production Production of Many Crops is Likely to Break Earlier Records 3rd Advance Estimates of Crop Production Released

India is likely to produce 264.38 million tonnes of foodgrains during 2013-14 (includes kharif 2013 and rabi 2013-14crops) compared to 257.13 million tonnes last year. This is more than 7 million tonnes higher than the production last year. In the earlier estimates (2nd Advance Estimates) released in February, the total foodgrain production was pegged at 263.2 million tonne.

29 Apr 2014

2 Apr 2014

Fact Sheet on Punjab

General Elections 2014
Fact sheet - 30

The 16th Lok Sabha elections would be held in the 13 Parliamentary Constituencies of Punjab on single poll day, namely

29 Mar 2014

Smt. Lisa Gill to be an Additional Judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court

Press Communique

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Smt. Lisa Gill, to be an Additional Judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, for a period of two years with effect from the date she assumes charge of her office.

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