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Implement National Policy on rare diseases: HC to Centre

The report was tabled before Justice Manmohan who was hearing pleas by several individuals suffering from rare diseases and were insured with the Employee's State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) which, as per them, was not willing to foot the cost of treatment.

Implement National Policy on rare diseases: HC to Centre

Implement National Policy on rare diseases: HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre to implement without delay its National Policy for Treatment of Rare Diseases, which was formulated on the court's direction last year.

DCW urges Centre to make sanitary napkins tax-free under GST

In her letter to Jaitley, she said all females from the age of 10-12 years till 45-50 years undergo menstruation.

Centre stalling Delhi govt's activities by holding files: CM

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also amounted it to the violation of the Constitution and accused the Centre of "paralysing" the Delhi government.

Centre has to prove triple talaq not essential in Islam as this will amount to tinkering with religion: SC

Centre has to prove triple talaq not essential in Islam as this will amount to tinkering with religion: SC

A five-judge constitution bench said "We have to see the test of essentiality and the government has to prove that 'triple talaq' is not an essential part of Islam as this will amount to tinkering with religion."

Centre to push for educational empowerment of minorities

Centre to push for educational empowerment of minorities

"The campaign is aimed at educationally empowering the most poor and backward sections of the society," Naqvi said.

Centre asks states to prepare for inadequate rainfall

Centre asks states to prepare for inadequate rainfall

According to a statement, Singh, in his letter to all Chief Ministers, said in spite of the 2016 being satisfactory year for the agriculture sector, in some states aberrant weather created drought-like condition.

AAP now stands exposed, no coming back from this: Centre

Following Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Kapil Mishra`s startling claims against Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendra Jain, the Centre on Monday said the development has completely exposed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Shiv Sena says Mohan Bhagwat should become President to transform India into Hindu Rashtra

Shiv Sena says Mohan Bhagwat should become President to transform India into Hindu Rashtra

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said in order to transform India into a Hindu nation, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat should become the next President of the country.

SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

Taking note of the fact that petitioner Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay was a spokesperson of the BJP's Delhi chapter, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar asked "why does he not ask his party to do it? He belongs to the governing party. He is part of the government."

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

The Health Ministry launched a 'test and treat policy for HIV' under which as soon as a person tests positive for the disease, he will be provided with antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage.

SC questions Centre over making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards

SC questions Centre over making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards

The SC bench would hear arguments on the plea challenging the government's move making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards on April 25.

Yamuna event: NGT rebukes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'you have no sense of responsibility'

Yamuna event: NGT rebukes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'you have no sense of responsibility'

Terming Sri Sri's statement shocking, NGT also asked AOL and other parties to file reply and objections to expert panel report on Yamuna floodplain damage due to the World Culture Festival, which was held in March last year.

SC asks CBFC, Centre to respond to filmmaker Amol Palekar's plea

SC asks CBFC, Centre to respond to filmmaker Amol Palekar's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) asking both to file a reply on noted actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar`s plea.

SC asks Centre to mull extending financial benefits to para forces

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to re-think on the issue whether paramilitary forces -- CRPF, BSF, ITBP, CISF and SSB -- can be given monetary benefits like the "organised services".

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre and EC on BSP's plea for EVMs with paper trail

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre and EC on BSP's plea for EVMs with paper trail

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea by the BSP that EVMs should be used along with Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) as directed by the apex court in 2013.

Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of provisions of RTE Act, mandating unaided private schools to reserve 25 per cent in nursery classes to children from weaker sections.

Centre releases Rs 2014.15 cr to Tamil Nadu for drought, cyclone; Rs 1235.52 cr to Karnataka

Centre releases Rs 2014.15 cr to Tamil Nadu for drought, cyclone; Rs 1235.52 cr to Karnataka

The central government released an amount of Rs 2014.15 crore as central assistance for Tamil Nadu.

Centre accords top-level Z-plus security cover to UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Centre accords top-level Z-plus security cover to UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The central government on Thursday accorded the Z-plus VVIP armed security cover to newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. 

Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

BJP today alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was not spending the money the Centre provided to it for improving the health infrastructure of the state.