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Provide 3% reservation in govt jobs to disabled: SC to govts

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 11:08

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and all state governments to provide reservation to disabled persons in government jobs.

SC agrees to hear Centre`s plea on Aadhaar card

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 11:55

Supreme Court agreed to hear on October 8 Centre`s plea seeking modification of an earlier order that Aadhaar card is not mandatory and no person should suffer for want of it in getting benefits of government schemes.

Centre has different yardsticks for non-Cong states: Punjab govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 22:06

The Punjab government on Tuesday accused the Centre for following different yardsticks for non-Congress ruled states and asked it to "stop discrimination" against the state on industrial front.

Centre faces tough time in SC coalgate

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 19:53

The Centre on Tuesday faced a tough time in justifying the controversial coal block allocations in the Supreme Court.

Naxals planning jail breaks?

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 19:10

Apprehending jail breaks by Naxals, the Centre has asked nine Maoist-affected states to tighten security in prisons where rebel leaders are lodged and check any attempt to get them freed.

UP govt failed to stop riots despite warning: Centre

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 18:49

The Centre on Monday came down heavily on Uttar Pradesh government for its alleged failure to prevent riots in Muzaffarnagar and said people of the state have lost complete faith in the Samajwadi Party dispensation.

`Agitation has forced Centre to rethink on Telangana`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 15:51

Claiming that the 46-day-long agitation in Andhra-Rayalaseema for a united Andhra Pradesh has forced the Centre to do a rethink on the bifurcation decision, Union Ministers and Congress MPs from the two regions on Saturday remained evasive on the demand for their resignations.

Centre asks UP govt to tighten security

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 20:59

In the backdrop of the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar, the Centre has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to tighten security across the state as VHP`s `84 Kosi Yatra` comes to an end on Friday.

CISF security withdrawn from CGO complex

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 14:26

The CISF contingent guarding the Central Government Offices (CGO) complex housing offices of security and intelligence organisations in the capital has been withdrawn.

Janata Dal (U) slams Centre, demands fresh polls

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 17:37

Janata Dal (United) on Friday alleged the Central government has failed to handle the deteriorating economic condition of the country, and demanded fresh polls.

Punjab govt surviving on Central grants only: Tewari

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 18:47

Slamming the SAD-BJP government for questioning the contribution of Union Ministers from Punjab in the state`s development, Union Minister Manish Tewari said the Punjab government was surviving only on Central grants.

No proposal to raise retirement age of Central Govt employees to 62 years: Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 16:07

Putting to rest any speculation that the Centre might raise the retirement age of its staff V Narayanasamy said on Thursday that there was no such proposal on the anvil.