Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today ruled out the creation of new districts in Himachal Pradesh and said that he was not in favour of further division of Kangra, the biggest district in the state.
At Least 12 people have died in two districts of Bangladesh in a storm that swept across the region.
Assam Governor J B Patnaik on Friady ruled out any division of the state and said the autonomous councils were capable of taking care of development in the districts.
After eight hours deliberation, The Assembly today passed the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Organisation of Districts) (Amendment) Bill, 2013, paving way for creation of four new districts.
A lawyers` body moved the Delhi High Court seeking annulment of the city government`s order to create 11 districts, alleging that the move is "arbitrary".
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from the Uttar Pradesh government on a writ petition challenging renaming of some districts, parks and schemes by the current Samajwadi Party regime.
Arunachal Pradesh government was contemplating to cover all districts under the e-governance project
for effective administration.
The Uttarakhand government has
issued a Government Order regarding creation of four new
districts of Ranikhet, Didihaat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri,
Government on Wednesday
decided to set up telecommunication towers by creating high
security zones in such areas.
Tamil Nadu CMJ Jayalalithaa on Tuesday directed release of water from two dams in the state that will benefit irrigation of over 34,000 acres.
The flood-like situation in West
Bengal`s East and West Midnapore districts, triggered by
discharge of water from Subarnarekha river, improved.
State governments can now set up public interest projects on upto five hectares of forest land in Maoist-affected districts without seeking permission from Centre instead of two hectare earlier.
In its bid to encourage
youths to join mainstream, Orissa government has planned a
mega job fair in left-wing extremism (LEW) affected districts.
Maoist activity in the western
part of West Bengal has been checked to a some extent but it
has spread to several other districts, Governor M K Narayanan
on Thursday said.
Five girls, including a dalit
girl were sexually assaulted in different districts of Uttar
Pradesh in the last four days, police said on Monday.
J&K govt has created 55 posts in eight new districts, besides promotion to 7 IAS officers.
The Centre-appointed interlocutors
on Jammu and Kashmir need to address issues pertaining to
people in the border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, a front
representing residents of the area said.
If you go by the official website of the J&K govt, the state has only 14 districts as against 22.
The cyclonic storm, Jal, heading towards Andhra Pradesh claimed five lives in different districts.
Rainfall this season has been
deficit in only three of the 33 districts of Rajasthan as
compared to 25 last year.
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