Minister Of State

  • I've proudly acknowledged my wife, says Tharoor 31-10-2012 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after he went after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for attacking Sunanda Pushkar, Minister of State for Human Resources Development (HRD), Shashi Tharoor, said he has never shied away from acknowledging his wife in public or private. Tharoor was responding to a Twitter user's accusation that he...
  • Lalchand Kataria made MoS Rural Development 31-10-2012 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Newly sworn-in Minister of State for Defence Lalchand Kataria has now been appointed as Minister of State for Rural Development Ministry after much confusion. Kataria, a first-time inductee into the Cabinet, was given his new post after meeting the Prime Minister on Tuesday. His first appointment as MoS...
  • Will quit if charges are proven against me: MoS Railways 29-10-2012 01:27 PM

    Kolkata: Controversy has already come calling for one of the three ministers sworn in from West Bengal during the big Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who was sworn in as the Minister of State for Railways, has now said that he will resign if criminal charges are proven...
  • NCP MP Tariq Anwar makes a debut in govt in MoS 28-10-2012 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: Lady luck has smiled on senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Tariq Anwar who made his maiden entry into government as a Union Minister of State after nearly four decades in active politics. Sixty-one-year-old Anwar was a Congress leader till 1999, when he along with Sharad Pawar and PA...
  • Bengal 'influential' MP Adhir Chowdhury takes oath as MoS 28-10-2012 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, an influential Congress leader from West Bengal's Murshidabad district and known to be close to Pranab Mukherjee, is a three-time Lok Sabha MP. Having dropped out of school at age 15, he started as a District leader of Youth Congress in the 1970s when political...
  • Sign of MoS HRD's PA forged to obtain grants 02-11-2011 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Unidentified persons have forged the signature of Minister of State for HRD D Purandeswari's personal assistant to obtain grants for an educational institution in Uttar Pradesh with police suspecting the role of some 'insiders' in the episode. A case was registered in this connection by Economic Offences Wing...
  • Computer for weather forecast to be imported 18-02-2011 07:35 PM

    Pathankot: Concerned over changes in weather pattern, the Centre has decided to import state-of-the-art super computer for accurate forecast which will help an estimated five crore farmers and fishermen. The super computer will alert the farmers who could take steps in advance to save their crops and also alert the...
  • Maya sacks minister over cop's murder 08-06-2008 07:59 PM

    London: AB de Villiers is all set to keep wicket for South Africa in next week's first Test against England following the freak injury that ended experienced gloveman Mark Boucher's international career. The 35-year-old Boucher, whose tally of 555 dismissals from 147 Tests is a world record, saw his South...
  • Defence Ministry taking up case for pay hike 16-04-2008 11:20 AM

    CNN-IBN talks to Harsha Bhogle after India's disastrous show in Test series Down Under. ...
  • Galvanising country's youth a priority: Jitin Prasad 07-04-2008 12:13 AM

    12:10 p.m. Just when one thought that things could not get any better for the Aussies, skipper Clarke brings up his 250 at the fag end of the day. 11:30 a.m. Now Michael Hussey gets into the act by bringing up his 28th Test fifty. The Indians seem to be...
  • IITs coming up in Bihar, Rajasthan, AP 06-03-2007 02:45 PM

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  • Phones rare at Telecom Minister's place 14-12-2006 08:06 AM

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