Union Government
West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

SC relief for MP’s wife

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the Centre challenging Calcutta High Court’s stay on the summons served by the customs department on Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee’s...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.03.20

4% hike in dearness allowance for 48 lakh govt employees

The Union cabinet on Friday approved a 4 per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 21 per cent for central government employees, a move that will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 14,595 crore.Bri...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Centre opposes plea on declaration of PM CARES funds

The Centre on Tuesday opposed and sought dismissal of a petition seeking declaration of funds received by the Prime Ministers Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES), a public...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.19

Witness protection: chinks in the armour

In Mahender Chawla versus Union of India, the Supreme Court had asked the Union government to present a draft witness protection scheme in recognition of the need for a witness protection regime in In...
By Bhawna Gera and Kashish Makkar in

North East  /  Published 24.07.19

Centre holds first meet with Clause 6 team

The Centre on Wednesday held the first round of meetings on implementation of Clause 6 of theAssam Accord. Union home minister Amit Shah and minister of state for home G. Kishan Reddy attended the mee...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


India  /  Published 08.04.20

Govt to create 'larger force' to replace frontline workers

Asserting that India faces a significantly higher threat from Covid-19, the central government has decided to create a 'larger force' to replace frontline workers engaged in various works to tackle th...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.20

Chidambaram slams govt's approach towards poor during lockdown

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday called for providing immediate cash to the poor, while accusing the government of adopting a miserly and negligent approach towards the deprived duri...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.04.20

Perks to ex-J&K CMs withdrawn

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers have lost all perks after the Centre either repealed or amended 138 laws of the erstwhile state.According to a gazette notification on Wednesday, the governmen...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Job woes get short shrift

The government may claim to be massively ambitious for the Indian economy and hope to achieve a $5 trillion size GDP by 2022 (which implies more than doubling from its current size in just five years,...
By Jayati Ghosh in

North East  /  Published 27.06.19

DoNER minister highlights schemes

DoNER minister Jitendra Singh briefed MPs from the Northeast in Delhi on Thursday about the Centre’s ongoing schemes and future plans for the region.DoNER secretary Inder Jit Singh, North Eastern Co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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