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.

Delhi HC notice to govt on milk adulteration

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took suo moto notice of media reports that around 70 percent milk supplied in the country was adulterated.

Central govt declares April 14 as holiday

The central government on Monday
declared April 14 as a holiday on account of the birth
anniversary of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar.

Bonanza for Central govt staff; DA hiked to 45%

About 88 lakh Central government employees and pensioners o Thursday received a bonanza with 10 percentage point increase in their Dearness Allowance, ahead of the festive season.

Govt seeks details on pending cases in high courts

To know the backlog of Central government litigations in various high courts of the country, New Delhi has shot off communications to its counsel to furnish details.

Central govt seeks details on Tweeting judges

The central government has sought information from the Supreme Court and high courts about judges who are airing their views on blogs and social networking site Twitter.

Karuna tells Central govt to `wake up` over water issues

Calling Tamil Nadu a "water-
scarcity" state, Karunanidhi on Sunday said the Centre should "wake-up" and take responsible and pro-active
steps to solve water disputes the state has with Andhra
Pradesh and Karnataka.