Rajendra Prasad

  • Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad presents 2014-15 state Budget amid din 21-02-2014 05:05 PM

    Jharkhand Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Friday presented a budget of Rs 50,387.70 crore for FY 2014-15. The non-plan expenditure is estimated at Rs 23,632.73 crore and the plan expenditure at Rs 26,754.97 crore. The Minister, however, projected a fiscal deficit of Rs 4,913.70 crore, an estimated 2.30 per...
  • Supplementary budget tabled in Jharkhand Assembly 20-02-2014 03:56 PM

    The Jharkhand government on Thursday tabled the supplementary budget amounting to about Rs 1,448 crore in the Assembly. Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh placed the third supplementary budget amid din in the House. The departments getting major share of the supplementary budget is Rs 350 crore for road construction, Rs...
  • Over 60 students fall ill after being administered deworming dose 24-01-2014 09:32 AM

    More than 60 school students across Bihar fell ill and were hospitalised on Thursday after being administered deworming dose in government schools, an official said. All children were safe and were discharged after preliminary treatment. "The children complained of vomiting and loose motions after being administered the deworming medicine in...
  • Hemant Soren rules out any role of MLAs in panchayat funds 17-12-2013 10:07 AM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday ruled out a role for MLAs in the decision-making process for utilisation of panchayat development funds of Rs 10 lakh. "The government has decided to allot Rs 10 lakh to every panchayat to take up development schemes in their areas to strengthen and...
  • Jharkhand Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh rules out hike in electricity tariff 27-11-2013 08:15 PM

    Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Wednesday ruled out any increase in electricity tariff despite the monthly loss of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) pegged at Rs 150 crore. Earlier the loss was Rs 165 crore but there will not be any increase in the electricity tariff, Singh told...
  • Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party, says BJP 24-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP, on Sunday, said it is not trying to claim the legacy of the nation's first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat. "(Sardar) Patel belongs to the entire country. He does not belong to one party....
  • President hails Sachin, hopes cricketer continues to serve the game 14-11-2013 08:40 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee, on Thursday, joined millions of cricket fans to hail the achievements of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who is playing his last Test match, and expressed hope that the legendary cricketer will continue to serve the game as well as the nation. Talking to reporters after the prize...
  • Sonia Gandhi is an epitome of sacrifice: Rajendra Prasad Singh 28-07-2013 07:10 AM

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister in Jharkhand, Rajendra Prasad Singh, on Saturday said BJP should accept Congress President Sonia Gandhi as the country's daughter-in-law, whom he called an "epitome of sacrifice". "Sonia Gandhi Bharat ki bahu hei (country's daughter-in-law). You have to accept (it)," Singh said in the state Assembly. Speaking against...
  • Govt takes note of 'irregularities' in police recruitment 27-07-2013 10:21 PM

    Jharkhand government on Friday assured the state assembly that it has taken serious note of the alleged irregularities in the police recruitment process. "We have taken it seriously and looking into it. Deserving candidates will be appointed," Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh said in the assembly. He was replying...
  • Sub-inspector murder case: UP Police arrests two men 21-06-2013 01:06 AM

    Allahabad: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two persons in connection with the killing of a sub-inspector in a remote part of the district last week. Adesh Yadav and Pawan Malaviya confessed during interrogation that they were inside the car which in-charge of Bara police station Rajendra Prasad Dwivedi...
  • Pranab inaugurates audio-visual section in Rashtrapati Bhavan 14-06-2013 03:18 AM

    New Delhi: It was a peep into history for President Pranab Mukherjee when he witnessed departure of last Viceroy Lord Louis Mountbatten and swearing-in of first Governor General C Rajagopalachari at the audio-visual section of Rashtrapati Bhavan's library. After inaugurating it, Mukherjee watched a newsreel on the departure of Mountbatten...
  • Probe into 'Dubai' Prasad's links with Naidu, YSR 04-11-2011 12:38 PM

    Hyderabad: The arrest of industrialist Koneru Rajendra Prasad in the Emaar-APIIC township scam has put his relationship with the who's who in Andhra Pradesh, including former chief ministers N. Chandrababu Naidu and Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner. The CBI on Thursday arrested the founder...
  • Rajendra Prasad's wristwatch to go on auction 12-10-2011 07:16 PM

    Geneva: A historic wristwatch once owned by India's first president Dr Rajendra Prasad, possibly gifted to him on the first Republic Day in 1950, will be put on auction next month as part of a collection of rare timepieces by leading auction house Sotheby's. The dial of the rare 18K...
  • Watch: Quick Gun Murugan on himself and film 28-08-2009 11:33 PM

    A perfectionist like Aamir Khan has praised Dr Rajendra Prasad in the film. ...
  • Watch: The making of Quickgun Murugun 27-08-2009 12:01 AM

    Check out actor Rajendra Prasad doing what he does best - dodging bullets. ...
  • Watch: Aman Kachroo ragged by drunk seniors 21-04-2009 02:46 AM

    Raghavan Committee says alcoholism main reason behind Aman's ragging. ...