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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.

Assam CM directs speedy implementation of IWMP schemes

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 17:44

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday directed officials to accelerate the pace of implementation of the ongoing schemes of Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) in the state.

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.