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Breaking with Centre, Bihar BJP backs Nitish Kumar on caste census

June 02, 2022 7:21 am

After an all-party meeting, Chief Minister and JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar said since the Centre has made it clear that a nationwide caste census cannot be done, the state has decided to conduct its own caste census.

PMLA will meet the same fate as sedition law: Sanjay Raut

May 16, 2022 7:26 am

"The PMLA, sedition and UAPA laws were misused to finish the political opponents. When the governments of West Bengal and Maharashtra started using this law in a legal way, the Centre came to its senses," said Raut in his weekly column Rokhthok in party mouthpiece Saamana.

Relief for Punjab, Haryana: Centre relaxes shrivelling of wheat norms

May 14, 2022 6:15 pm

The farmers from these states had complained that the early onset of summer this year resulted in wheat grains shrivelling by nearly 18 per cent, much more than the permissible limit of 6 per cent.

Centre seeks more time from SC to respond to petitions challenging constitutional validity of sedition law

May 03, 2022 1:58 am

In an application filed before the court, the Centre said that while the draft of the affidavit is ready, it is still awaiting confirmation from the competent authority.

Bombay HC asks private firm, Centre to reply to plea on ‘fraudulently obtained’ order

April 29, 2022 8:09 am

Mumbai suburban collector Nidhi Chaudhari said the Kanjurmarg land belongs to the state government and private parties do not have a stake in it.

Quashing of reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees may lead to unrest, multiple litigations: Centre to apex court

April 01, 2022 3:03 pm

Defending its policy, the Union of India stated that representation of SCs/STs in government jobs is inadequate and contended that grant of reservation does not in any manner hamper the administration

Centre imposes strict stock limit on edible oil, oilseeds to arrest price rise

March 31, 2022 12:37 pm

Processors can store only 90 days' worth of storage/production capacity while retailers can hold up to 30 quintals and wholesalers can store up to 500 quintals of edible oil.

Mumbai SEEPZ directs units to resume physical offices from September

March 27, 2022 12:36 pm

Commenting on the development, Sandeep Jhunjhunwala, Partner, Nangia Andersen LLP, said the lockdowns led to an abrupt shift to working from home back in 2020.

Ministry of Education warns against fake websites duping students

March 08, 2022 9:40 am

These fake websites have been created with names very similar to Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan — and

Haryana law on 75% quota in pvt jobs: HC seeks Centre's 'specific' reply

March 04, 2022 10:09 pm

The High court on February 3 had granted an interim stay on the Haryana government's law providing 75 per cent reservation in private sector jobs for residents of the state.


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

February 29, 2016 4:35 pm

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

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

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.

Rajya Sabha adjourned over Rohith Vemula case

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

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

January 26, 2016 2:49 pm

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

January 15, 2016 9:38 am

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.