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SC refers Delhi-Centre dispute over control of services to five-judge Constitution bench

May 06, 2022 7:41 pm

The proceedings have their genesis in the Delhi High Court judgment of August 4, 2017, whereby it held that for the purposes of administration of the NCT of Delhi, the L-G was not bound by the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in every matter.

Not given allotted fertiliser stock for Rabi season, claims Chhattisgarh govt

February 17, 2022 8:30 pm

As per an official statement, the state has received only 1,71,476 tonnes of chemical fertilisers against the demand of 2,32,000 metric tonnes till January for the Rabi season.

Amid TN-Centre tension, Shah's birthday call to Kanimozhi rings loud from Delhi to Chennai

February 15, 2022 7:48 am

A day after the call, on January 6, CM Stalin told the state Assembly: “Refusing to meet people's representatives is anti-democratic.”

‘Centre pushing RSS agenda’: Prakash Ambedkar on proposal of absolute power to transfer IAS officers

January 20, 2022 2:46 pm

Prakash, the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar, expressed serious concerns over the manner in which the Centre under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi “is increasingly eroding state powers”.

Deadline to submit applications for central government scholarship schemes extended till January 15

January 12, 2022 10:08 pm

A notification to the tune also mentioned that candidates can contact the help desk for resolution of technical problems with the scholarships at 0120 – 6619540.

Mumbai court asks Centre to hand over documents in 10 days to govt

December 29, 2021 7:38 am

Allowing the plea, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S B Bhajipale directed the Union Home secretary to handover the pen drive and documents sought by the Maharashtra government within 10 days.

Centre reshuffles top-level officers

December 28, 2021 5:15 am

Among the key ministries that have got new secretaries are those for Jal Shakti, Environment, Housing, Petroleum, and Steel. The Department of Consumer Affairs, too, has got a new secretary.

Nothing happening to mosques, Centre tells court on Central Vista

December 02, 2021 8:22 am

🔴 The six religious properties including five mosques are more than 100 years old, the Delhi Waqf Board has said in the petition.

Lay down definite, decisive ground to implement reservation in promotions to SCs/STs: Centre to SC

October 26, 2021 8:19 pm

The apex court was hearing arguments on the issue relating to reservation in promotions to the employees belonging to SCs and STs.

States & the Union

June 10, 2021 8:07 am

Disrespecting states reverses crucial gains made over the years in deepening democracy. Centre must pause and review


Imposing sedition charges on Kanhaiya is condemnable: Owaisi

February 17, 2016 2:14 pm

Hyderabad, Feb 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted over the JNU incident by saying that the raising anti-national slogans were objectionable but imposing sedition charge is condemnable. He also asked the Centre to probe the attack on journalists.

Rahul Gandhi should have toffees with kids: Azam Khan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

Rampur, Jan 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan took Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his dart and said he should better have toffees with kids as he the nation doesn't take him seriously. Rahul Gandhi had held 'padyatra' in Bundelkhand on January 23, and had said the Centre and the state government account for the poor condition of Bundelkhand.

Politicians, Nobel Laureate hail Bose files declassification

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

New Delhi/Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said he did not understand why these documents were hidden from the public for so long. He exclaimed that this is a great beginning and interesting things are coming to the forefront. He added that he is thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for carrying out declassification of files. Supporting the declassification, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said Congress also demanded declassification of files and there is no question of being embarrassed. He also said that both Congress and Subhas Chandra Bose's aim was to free India. The party has no problem with it. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said that there is hardly any mystery. He added that Netaji's vision of equity and justice is badly needed in all spheres of life. Expressing interest in the files declassified by the Centre, he said it was more important to debate Netaji's life and work than his death.

SIT formed by Kejriwal was non-functional: Phoolka

January 22, 2016 7:42 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the issue of missing 1984 riots file, senior lawyer HS Phoolka on Friday said the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which was formed by the Kejriwal government in 2014, did not become functional as he resigned from his post thereafter. After Kejriwal's resignation, even the Lieutenant Governor did not constitute the SIT. He added that the new SIT, formed last year by the Centre, has no link with the prior SIT and is working properly.