Centre to bear 50% of police deployment cost on Railways

Union Government told Bombay HC that it was ready to bear 50 percent of expenses for hiring and deploying an additional 100 GRP officials on railways in the interest of women`s safety.

GAIL pipeline fire: CPI demands probe into possibility of `sabotage`

CPI on Friday demanded that Union government should constitute a high-level technical expert committee to probe into the gas pipeline fire at Nagaram village in East Godavari district.

Union government to review national policy on senior citizens

The central government is in the process of reviewing its national policy for senior citizens and is prepared to make changes to suit current needs, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot said here today.

Former union minister Tapan Sikdar on ventillator

BJP leader and former union minister Tapan Sikdar was put on ventilator support Tuesday after he was admitted to a private hospital following serious respiratory problems.

B Pandya appointed Central Water Commission Chairman

B Pandya has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) and Ex-officio Secretary to the Union Government, officials said today.

`Move to clear Jat reservation a poll stunt`

Union government`s decision to include Jats in the central list of OBCs for nine states drew mixed reactions from political parties.

HC notice to Centre on implementation of childcare leave

Bombay High Court issued notice to Union government on petition filed by woman seeking direction to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to implement childcare leave as ordered by government in 2008.

Union government assures all help to the displaced

As Uttarakhand struggles in the aftermath of massive floods, Centre assured all possible help for rehabilitation of the displaced people in the state.

Union govt to be made a party in gutkha ban PIL

Orissa High Court asked the petitioner of a PIL to file an amended petition on the ban on gutkha here making the Central government as a respondent.

Centre wants fool-proof monitoring of internet traffic in J&K

The Union Govt has asked private telecom operators in J&K to provide at the earliest a mechanism for fool-proof monitoring of Internet traffic to the state.

SC orders shifting Pak prisoners to detention

Union government to remand 37 alleged Pakistani prisoners and 11 fishermen in detention homes instead of prisons until their nationality was confirmed

Punjab Cabinet rejects proposal to set up NCTC

Punjab cabinet on Friday
rejected the proposal of the Union government to set up NCTC terming it against the concept of federalism.

Govt adopting double standards in division: Mayor

Mayor Rajni Abbi accused
the Union government of adopting double standards on the division of Uttar Pradesh and Municipal
Corporation of Delhi.

‘RTI exemption to CBI, NIA in national interest’

Disclosing sensitive information with the CBI and NIA under RTI act would impede the process of investigation and prosecution.

Bardhan flays delay scribes` wage board report

CPI General Secretary A B Bardhan has accused the Union Government of "dragging its feet" on notifying the recommendations of the G R Majithia Wage Boards on revision of pay scales for employees of
newspapers and news agencies.