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Don't take action on anonymous complaints of corruption against babus: Govt to depts

Officials said Wednesday the move comes after some of the central government departments received complaints of alleged corruption by high-ranking officials.

Centre quotes just one scientific study to substantiate Oxytocin misuse

To substantiate the rampant misuse of Oxytocin, the Central government has quoted 14 news reports and website blogs and just one scientific study in its counter affidavit filed with the Delhi High Court on Thursday.

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Cabinet allows amendment in law for govt-funded infra projects near protected monuments

Goyal said that sufficient safety measures have been proposed to ensure that the monuments will not get affected while carrying out the infrastructural work.

Govt plans to restrict maternity benefit to first child only. As usual, it's the women who suffer

One could argue that this step would reflect better in population control. Would it though? Or would just make it far worse for pregnant women who desperately need financial assistance?

Centre clears funding for Integrated Child Protection Scheme

Consequent to the Central government’s sanction, the Governor has directed time bound action should be taken on all fronts.

Government reviews 50-year-old law as part of ease of doing business policy

The Specific Relief Act has not been amended since its inception.

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Central government seeks permission to re-publish Ambedkar's writings

The Centre is commemorating Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary year.

The Netaji files: Now, the pressure shifts to Delhi

Kolkata’s declassification of its secret files on Netaji Subash Chandra Bose puts the spotlight on the Centre.

PSU stake sale Centre set to provide big push to retail participation

Campaign for opening up of demat accounts likely to be undertaken

Fourth finance panel report: Delhi goverment may have to foot MCD bills

The Delhi government, which has been trying to wash its hands of the financial woes of municipal corporations blaming the Centre, may soon find itself footing the bill.

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Doubling farmers’ income is government’s political stunt, says Lalu Yadav

Patna, Feb 29 (ANI): Former railway minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday said the ruling government’s statement of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, is just a political stunt to reserve their berth in the next general elections.He further asserted that the BJP-led Central Government will not win the 2019 polls.

Left parties protest outside Parliament over JNU row

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Left parties on Wednesday protested outside the Parliament over the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row and Rohith Vemula suicide case. The leaders raised slogans against the Central Government and demanded to stop the attacks on democratic and constitutional rights of the people.

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Rohith Vemula case

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien adjourned the house again till noon as Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati raised the issue of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student who committed suicide earlier this year after being suspended that created ado. Other BSP MPs also started sloganeering against the Central Government and demanded justice for Vemula's family.

Must combat discrimination against women: Sharad Yadav on Shani temple

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday came in support of the women activists protesting against the entry ban in Shani Shingnapur temple, saying that women who belong to weaker sections have been facing discrimination for thousands of years. Yadav added that the Central Government should take initiative to remove such discrimination against women. He further stated that people who are preventing these women from entering the temple should be put behind the bars.

BJP has failed to bring good days: Mayawati

Lucknow, Jan 15 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Friday said the BJP-led Central Government has completely failed to fulfil their promise of ‘good days’. Lashing out at BJP, Mayawati added that the days have become worse than before.

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