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Cabinet proposal soon to constitute 7th Pay Commission

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 16:27

The central government is likely to constitute the 7th Pay Commission for revising the salaries of its over 50 lakh employees before the start of process of next general elections due in May, 2014.

Govt approves fresh changes to Code of Conduct for ministers

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 22:14

Seeking to check the misuse of bureaucrats by ministers for political purposes, both at the Centre and in the states, the government on Thursday approved fresh changes to a 50-year-old Code of Conduct for the political executive.

Centre sanctions Rs 217 cr to HP for water supply schemes

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 22:33

The Union government has sanctioned Rs 217.26 crore for augmentation of water supply/sewerage schemes for eight cities/towns of Himachal Pradesh.

Centre asks Assam govt to beef up security in Bodo areas

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:45

Warning repeat of 2012 communal clashes, the Home Ministry has asked the Assam government to tighten security in Bodo dominated areas which have witnessed several killings and kidnapping in recent days.

Centre to consider amendment of law dealing with prohibitory orders

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 21:16

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said PILs seeking quashing of various sections of Delhi Police Act, including those empowering an officer of the rank of ACP to impose prohibitory order, will be treated as representation to the Centre for making amendments to the legislation.

Centre upgrades Narendra Modi`s security

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 23:31

The Centre has upgraded Narendra Modi`s security by ensuring an advance fool-proof drill for the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate wherever he visits ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Centre bans mining in sensitive zones along sanctuaries in Goa

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:53

No mining will be allowed around the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of six wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Goa with the Environment Ministry on Thursday imposing a ban on such activities.

Provide CNG to Gujarat at Delhi, Mumbai rates, HC tells Centre

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:48

Gujarat High Court on Saturday directed the Central government to comply with its order to provide Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to Gujarat at the same price as Delhi and Mumbai under the `Administered Price Mechanism`.

Take cognisance of verifiable corruption allegation: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 20:00

The Centre on Friday directed all central government departments to take cognisance of corruption complaints containing verifiable allegation.

Take cognisance of verifiable corruption allegation: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 20:00

The Centre on Friday directed all central government departments to take cognisance of corruption complaints containing verifiable allegation.

Madras HC issue notices to Central, state governments

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:06

Madras High Court on Thursday ordered issue of notices to Central and Tamil Nadu governments on a petition filed by industrialist MAM Ramaswamy challenging the repealing of Annamalai University Act-2013.

Centre `manipulating` democratic set up of J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 19:58

People`s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday accused the Centre of "manipulating" the democratic and political system of Jammu and Kashmir.