PM Modi's smart cities' dream, as feasible as it looks?

Narendra Modi's plans of building over 100 smart cities in India with modern facilities and communication systems in next 5 years sounds exemplary. But is it that easy to change the nation's infrastructure so fast, so much?

East Delhi MCD sanitation workers call off strike

East Delhi MCD employees have ended their strike over their pending salaries, which comes out as a huge relief for the Delhi citizens. But the question now emerges that who should be held responsible for the whole mess?

Centre cancels Delhi govt order to remove Home Secretary

The Home Ministry has revoked the decision of Delhi Government to repatriate its Principal Secretary (Home) and (Land and Buildings) Dharam Pal to the Centre terming it "ab initio void" and asserted that powers to transfer AGMUT cadre officers rests only with the Centre.

Collegium recommended names despite adverse reports: Govt to SC

The Supreme Court collegium recommended and reiterated the appointments of people as judges despite adverse Intelligence Bureau reports and judges' critical comments against them, the central government on Wednesday told the apex court.

AAP accuses Central govt of indulging in vendetta politics

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the Central government of indulging in vendetta politics, and said that the court and not the police should decide whether Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar's papers are forged.

Centre asks JK govt to ensure security of telecom towers

 Concerned over a series of attacks on telecom towers in the state, the Centre today asked Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure security of communication infrastructure and come out with an action plan to deal with militants' threat.

Teaotia named Commerce Secretary; Choubey new Aviation Secretary

Gujarat-cadre senior IAS officer Rita A Teaotia was on Tuesday appointed as new Commerce Secretary and Rajeev Nayan Choubey was made Civil Aviation Secretary as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.

DNA: Govt tests Maggi noodle samples from all states

Maggi brand ambassadors including Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit were Monday warned of action by the Central Government if the advertisements for the noodles were found to be misleading.
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Maggi row: Brand ambassadors to be in trouble if ads found misleading

Maggi brand ambassadors including Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit were Monday warned of action by the Central Government if the advertisements for the noodles were found to be misleading.

Babus can be assessed on past performances; Centre tweaks rule

 Delayed submission of employees confidential report will not be a hindrance for promotion and they will be assessed on the basis of overall record and self-assessment of the year, the Centre has said.

Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday
Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the Centre's Special Leave Petition (SLP) challenging the Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of the Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government from acting against its officials.

Union min highlights achievements of BJP govts at Centre, Haryana

Looking to promote the achievements of BJP governments at the Centre and Haryana, Union minister Krishna Pal Gurjar today listed out various schemes launched by them.

Now, you can get online appointment with govt officials

The Central government has started the online facility for appointment of govt officials.

'Confidential information secured in India from cyber attacks'

The central government has taken a number of steps to protect confidential information in the defence sector from cyber attacks, Defence Minister Manhohar Parrikar told the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Law officers in ministries to help reduce govt litigation

 In a bid to shed the tag of being the biggest litigant, the government has decided to attach law officers to various central ministries to ensure that courts are only approached as a last resort and cases where chances of winning are lean are not pursued.

34 security men killed in Naxal violence this year: Govt

Thirty-four security force personnel have lost their lives in 357 incidents of Naxal violence this year in various states of the country.

Delhi HC seeks status report on attacks on religious places

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the central and Delhi governments on the steps they have taken to protect all religious places in the national capital.

File property returns after office hours, on holidays: Govt to babus

Officers should file details of their assets and liabilities under the new Lokpal Act after office hours and on holidays, the government has said as the deadline for submitting the declarations by them ends on Thursday.

Govt's diktat to guvs: Don't leave states without telling President

 The Centre has put restrictions on the travel of governors saying they have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year and not leave station until or unless approved by the President.

File property returns under Lokpal without fail: Govt to babus

Government employees should file details of their assets and liabilities without fail and within the prescribed time under the Lokpal Act, the Centre has said.