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Delhi HC asks Centre for guidelines on citizens' threat complaints

Delhi HC asks Centre for guidelines on citizens' threat complaints

The court was hearing a plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan alleging death threat from right-wing outfits.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday alleged discrimination by the Centre towards the state in the aftermath of cyclone 'Ockhi'.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev yet to get martyr status in govt records

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev yet to get martyr status in govt records

An RTI reply mentions that Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were radical youth who were militants.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Since November 30, the Coast Guard and the Navy have deployed over a dozen ships and aircraft for the rescue missions in the cyclone-hit areas.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM 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
Instant triple talaq illegal; 3-yr jail term for husband, says draft law

Instant triple talaq illegal; 3-yr jail term for husband, says draft law

The draft was prepared by an inter-ministerial group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 

Dec 01, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar`s plea seeking directions to the Centre to enact laws to define and prevent torture.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Govt determined to not let Delhi smog-like situation recur: Environment Secretary C K Mishra

Govt determined to not let Delhi smog-like situation recur: Environment Secretary C K Mishra

The Centre is determined to not let the Delhi smog-like situation recur, Environment Secretary C K Mishra said here today and asserted that no single authority can be held responsible.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
PM Modi corners Rahul over 'Hugplomacy' tweet

PM Modi corners Rahul over 'Hugplomacy' tweet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday tore into Congress for criticising the Centre for the release of 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Willing to extend Aadhaar deadlines to March 31: Centre to Supreme Court

Willing to extend Aadhaar deadlines to March 31: Centre to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today said it would hear a batch of petitions challenging mandatory linking of Aadhaar for granting various services to citizen after its constitution bench concludes hearing the Delhi-Centre dispute.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Centre will talk to Saudi Arabia for increasing Haj quota: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Centre will talk to the Saudi Arabia government for increasing India's Haj quota in view of a large number of applications it receives for the annual pilgrimage, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Delhi HC notice to Centre, West Bengal govt on phone tapping charge by Mukul Roy

The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre and the West Bengal government to file in a sealed cover their responses on a plea by BJP leader Mukul Roy alleging that his phones were being tapped by the state police.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Centre increases carpet area of houses under PM Awas Yojana; Realtors hail move

An official said many people were not opting to buy houses under the scheme as the previous carpet area did not seem very attractive to them.

Nov 17, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre on Friday said that it will bring a bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations.

Nov 10, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
Demonetisation a tragedy, PM Modi's thoughtless act destroyed millions of lives: Rahul Gandhi

Demonetisation a tragedy, PM Modi's thoughtless act destroyed millions of lives: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has termed the decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as "PM's thoughtless act" and called it a 'tragedy'. 

Nov 08, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
Amid boycott from Kashmiri separatists, Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma set to hold talks

Amid boycott from Kashmiri separatists, Centre's interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma set to hold talks

Amid boycott from separatists, Centre's new representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma will begin a sustained dialogue in his maiden trip to the Valley on Monday.

Nov 06, 2017, 08:18 AM IST
Pay Rs 3,000 crore to avoid metro fare hike: Centre to Kejriwal

Pay Rs 3,000 crore to avoid metro fare hike: Centre to Kejriwal

However, it said it may consider the request only if the Delhi government agrees to pay Rs 3,000 crore annually. 

Oct 08, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Ready to face polls anytime, people waiting to give befitting reply to Centre: Congress

The Congress on Thursday said it was ready to face elections any time and claimed that the people of the country were waiting to give a "befitting reply" to the central government.

Oct 05, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
NCERT textbooks: Madras HC issues notice to Centre for quashing CBSE circular

NCERT textbooks: Madras HC issues notice to Centre for quashing CBSE circular

The Madras High Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea for quashing a circular issued by the Regional Officer, CBSE, Chennai, asking students to buy textbooks published by private publishers instead of those by the National Council for Educational Research and Training.

Sep 22, 2017, 22:18 PM IST