Central government

Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

The bizarre incident comes to light at a time when the central government has taken cognisance of many consumer grievances arising out of online e-commerce companies.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Govt likely to table bill on triple talaq in Parliament on Dec 22, asks all its MPs to be present

Govt likely to table bill on triple talaq in Parliament on Dec 22, asks all its MPs to be present

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalises instant triple talaq, or talaq-e-biddat, and imposes a prison term of up to three years on husbands who violate the law, according to reports.

Dec 21, 2017, 06:54 AM IST
SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers

SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers

Petitioner Arjun Gopal has also sought a ban on possession of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Dec 01, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

Rs 300 cr plan for Delhi's garbage crisis

He said that under this plan, north, south and east municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) would spend Rs 100 crore each for procuring machines for collection, transport and storage of solid waste.

Sep 15, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Supreme Court seeks detailed reply from central government on Rohingya Muslims issue

Supreme Court seeks detailed reply from central government on Rohingya Muslims issue

The Supreme Court on Monday has sought a detailed reply from the central government on the issue of deporting Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.

Sep 04, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Government punishes 133 'non-performing' babus

The action is part of a review being conducted by the central government to check deadwood in its workforce.

 

Jul 20, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Lynching in name of protecting something not acceptable: Ram Madhav

Lynching in name of protecting something not acceptable: Ram Madhav

On June 22, Junaid Khan was allegedly lynched by unidentified persons on a local train while travelling from Ghaziabad to Mathura.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Government had Rs 105.36 billion outstanding loans from RBI in June 23 week

Government had Rs 105.36 billion outstanding loans from RBI in June 23 week

State governments had 19.30 billion rupees loans from the RBI in the week ended June 23, compared with 15.03 billion rupees in the previous 
week, the release showed.

Jun 30, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Centre declines permission to Sikh delegation to visit Pakistan

A 251-member Sikh delegation is scheduled to go to Pakistan from June 21 to 29. 

Jun 17, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Buffaloes likely to be removed from 'no slaughter' list

In the wake of stiff opposition from some states, including Kerala, the central government is said to be having a rethink on its order restricting the sale of animals, including cows and buffaloes.

May 29, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Cow slaughter: Case registered against Kerala Youth Congress workers

A police case has been registered against a youth Congress worker in Kerala for slaughtering a cow.

May 29, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Govt's gold schemes fail to attract people: IGPC IIMA study

Govt's gold schemes fail to attract people: IGPC IIMA study

Various gold investment and savings schemes such as the Gold Monetisation Scheme floated by Central government has met with little success due to lack of awareness among the masses, according to a recent study.

May 16, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

HC notice to Centre, LG on AAP's plea against Rs 97 cr repayment

Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva asked the government and Lt. Governor to file response by August 8 on AAP`s plea against demand notice issued on March 30 on Lt. Governor`s direction to recover the amount.

May 08, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
Bihar police must give report on Lalu- Shahabuddin meeting: Sushil Modi

Bihar police must give report on Lalu- Shahabuddin meeting: Sushil Modi

Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday sought a report from the Director General of Police P K Thakur and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the purported conversation between Lalu Prasad Yadav and jailed don Shahabuddin.

 

May 06, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Mandatory Aadhaar curbs use of fake PAN cards: Govt to Supreme Court

Mandatory Aadhaar curbs use of fake PAN cards: Govt to Supreme Court

Government on Tuesday informed Supreme Court that Section 139 AA of IT Act, which makes Aadhaar mandatory for PAN, curbs use of fake PAN cards.

May 02, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Delhi MCD polls: BJP promises houses for all, kicks off campaign from Rajouri Garden

Delhi MCD polls: BJP promises houses for all, kicks off campaign from Rajouri Garden

The Delhi unit of the BJP on Thursday promised homes for all residents of the capital city by 2022, if it was voted to power in the civic polls to be held on April 23.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

Peace talks with ULFA(I) if Centre comes forward: Anup Chetia

Peace talks with ULFA (Independent), led by Paresh Axom (Baruah), is only possible if the Centre comes forward for a dialogue process, pro-talk ULFA leader and its general secretary Anup Chetia on Thursday said.

Apr 06, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Transport of cattle: Delhi High Court seeks Centre, AAP government reply

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought reply of the Centre and the AAP government on a PIL alleging that cattle meant for slaughter were subjected to cruelty as they were transported in overloaded trucks.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Supreme Court allows BCCI, Centre to suggest names for interim committee by January 27

Supreme Court allows BCCI, Centre to suggest names for interim committee by January 27

The names to be considered for the post of administrators and representing BCCI in the ICC meet respectively, have to be submitted in sealed covers in the court by January 27

Jan 24, 2017, 23:29 PM IST