PM Modi to launch insurance, pension schemes in Kolkata on May 9

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the flagship social security schemes, including Rs 2 lakh accident cover at a premium of just Re 1 per month, in Kolkata on May 9.

Central govt team to take stock of losses to farmers in UP

A team of Central government officials will tour Uttar Pradesh from on Wednesday to take stock of losses to farmers due to rain and hailstorm.

Won't let inflation to rise due to unseasonal rains: Radha Mohan Singh

Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh while talking to Zee News said that he won't let the unseasonal rains let inflation to rise. He also said that all possible help will be provided to the states suffering from the menace of untimely rains.

VIPs to face water cut in event of crisis: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed Delhi Jal Board to cut water for even VIPs in case of water shortage in the future.

Centre also has role in containing insurgency: Assam Govt

The Assam Government on Tuesday hit out at the Centre saying it too has the responsibility of containing insurgency in the state as central security agencies were under its control.

Centre rejects Madras HC's suggestion on potency test

The Centre on Tuesday rejected the suggestion of the Madras High Court that potential grooms and brides be made to undergo clinical tests for sexual potency before they agree to marry.

Tamil Nadu fishermen have no fishing rights in Katchatheevu: Centre

Islet of Katchatheevu is a sovereign property of Sri Lanka and the 1974 and 1976 agreements between India and Sri Lanka do not confer any fishing rights on fishermen from India, the Centre said.

Encephalitis a challenge for state, Central govt: Harsh Vardhan during Bihar visit

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, while taking a stock of the rising number of deaths in Muzzafarpur and surrounding areas due to encephalitis, said that he is coordinating with state authorities and health officials to deal with the disease.

Delhi High Cour raps Centre, Delhi govt on campaign against sexual offences

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Centre and the city government for their approach in creating mass awareness against sexual offences concerning child and women.

`Naveen to play a key role in govt formation at Centre`

Leaders of BJD on Thursday claimed the Odisha CM would play a key role in government formation at the Centre.

Be alert on protest which may turn violent: Centre

The Centre on Wednesday asked all states to be vigilant against flash protests being organised by anyone on any issue in any place.

UP asks Centre to block anti-Islam video

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday demanded an "immediate" ban on the anti-Islam film, that triggered protests in several parts of the world.

Rain shortfall: Punjab seeks Rs 2,380 cr from Centre

Dubbing this year`s monsoon "as one of the worst" in recent history, the Punjab government sought a special package of Rs 2,380 crore from the Centre.

Centre supports Bihar govt norms on MPLADS

The Centre on Friday supported in the Supreme Court the Bihar government`s decision to amend the guidelines for implementation of the MPLADS.

Centre not doing enough on fake currency: Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar has said the Centre has failed to take effective steps to curb circulation of fake currency notes in the Indian market.

Petrol price hike to hit common man: Yechury

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury attacked the central government for a sharp hike in petrol prices, saying it would hit the common man.

‘Centre to accommodate J&K`s development needs’

P Chidambaram on Wednesday said the Central government would take all necessary steps to accommodate development needs of Jammu and Kashmir.

Centre has full faith in Puducherry government: CM

Union Minister V Narayanasamy had accused the Puducherry government of having failed on several counts.

No age bar for claiming children edu expenses

Centre has removed the minimum age bar of
five years for claiming educational allowance and hostel
subsidy for their children.

Midday meal: Govt working on SMS model

To bring efficiency in midday
meal programme in schools, the government is working on a SMS
model to get regular feedbacks.