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Male govt employees who are single parents can now take child care leave: MoS Jitendra Singh

October 27, 2020 7:36 am

‘Single male parent’ includes unmarried employees, widowers and divorcees, who may be expected to take up the responsibility of caring for a child single-handedly, said Singh, who is the Minister of State (Personnel).

Chandrayaan-3 set to launch in early next year

September 10, 2020 11:28 am

The announcement was made by Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday where he revealed that the mission to Moon will not include an orbiter like the Chandrayaan-2. But, it will include a rover and a lander.

PV Sindhu to S Jaishankar: Indians are now participating in this virtual running event

August 19, 2020 7:26 pm

The country-wide event was recently launched by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Since then, celebrities have taken to social media to post their running videos

India-Bangladesh rail link to be ready by 2021: Minister Singh

February 09, 2020 9:06 pm

Singh said when the construction of the railway line, between Agartala in Tripura and Akhaura in Bangladesh, will be completed, it will pave the way for running the first train from the northeast to Bangladesh.

UPSC Civil Services recruitment lowest in past four years: Personnel Ministry

February 08, 2020 12:23 pm

A total of 3,750 candidates were recommended by the UPSC in 2015-16, 3,020 in 2016-17, 3,083 in 2017-18 and 2,352 in 2018-19, said Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Union Ministers headed to Jammu forced to land in Srinagar due to bad weather

January 18, 2020 2:57 pm

The ministers are among the 36 ministers who are scheduled to hold close to 60 meetings in the Union Territory over the next six days. It was not immediately clear whether the team of ministers will stay back or return to the union capital.

After CAA, govt’s next move on deporting Rohingya: Jitendra Singh

January 04, 2020 7:47 am

The Rohingya are Muslim refugees from Myanmar who have accused the regime there of mass murder, rape and arson. Thousands of Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, and some have also come to India.

Centre's next step is to deport Rohingyas from the country: MoS Jitendra Singh

January 03, 2020 5:13 pm

"Rohingyas are not part of the six religious minorities in three neighbouring states. They are from Myanmar and hence have to go as they are not eligible for Indian citizenship under the CAA," Jitendra Singh said.

No question of extending Article 371 to J&K: Jitendra Singh

December 15, 2019 10:28 pm

The J&K administration also said on Sunday that there was no proposal to extend Article 371-like provisions to the newly created union territory.

All Central laws coming to J&K and Ladakh: says MoS in Jammu

December 01, 2019 2:12 am

Jitendra Singh's statement comes in the wake of a month-long indefinite strike by lawyers in protest against the UT administration's decision to transfer power to register documents from judicial to revenue officials.


Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

June 10, 2015 5:00 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.