Union Government
Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.20

Blame game over tap water in Jharkhand

Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s claim that Jharkhand had performed poorly in providing tap water connection to households under a central scheme has been criticised by the state...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

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

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Perks to ex-J&K CMs withdrawn

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers have lost all perks after the Centre either repealed or amended 138 laws of the erstwhile state.According to a gazette notification on Wednesday, the governmen...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

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

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Cloud hovers on Clause 6 final report

The Centre is likely to hold “few more rounds of discussions” with members of the Assam Accord Clause 6 implementation committee after receiving the final report on February 25.Assam finance minis...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 18.01.20

Govt to rethink Unitech plan

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it is ready to revisit its 2017 proposal to take over the management control of embattled realty firm Unitech and complete its stalled projects to bring reli...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.19

GST pits angry states against Centre

A showdown is looming in Delhi over the GST, the country’s biggest tax revamp since independence that was implemented three years ago. Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac has already fired the open...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Exponential rise in hate speech, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that there had been an “exponential rise in hate speech and fake news” in the past few years and sought three more months to come up with revised rules ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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