Babus can be assessed on past performances; Centre tweaks rule

 Delayed submission of employees confidential report will not be a hindrance for promotion and they will be assessed on the basis of overall record and self-assessment of the year, the Centre has said.

Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday
Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the Centre's Special Leave Petition (SLP) challenging the Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of the Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government from acting against its officials.

Union min highlights achievements of BJP govts at Centre, Haryana

Looking to promote the achievements of BJP governments at the Centre and Haryana, Union minister Krishna Pal Gurjar today listed out various schemes launched by them.

Now, you can get online appointment with govt officials

The Central government has started the online facility for appointment of govt officials.

'Confidential information secured in India from cyber attacks'

The central government has taken a number of steps to protect confidential information in the defence sector from cyber attacks, Defence Minister Manhohar Parrikar told the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Law officers in ministries to help reduce govt litigation

 In a bid to shed the tag of being the biggest litigant, the government has decided to attach law officers to various central ministries to ensure that courts are only approached as a last resort and cases where chances of winning are lean are not pursued.

34 security men killed in Naxal violence this year: Govt

Thirty-four security force personnel have lost their lives in 357 incidents of Naxal violence this year in various states of the country.

Delhi HC seeks status report on attacks on religious places

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the central and Delhi governments on the steps they have taken to protect all religious places in the national capital.

File property returns after office hours, on holidays: Govt to babus

Officers should file details of their assets and liabilities under the new Lokpal Act after office hours and on holidays, the government has said as the deadline for submitting the declarations by them ends on Thursday.

Govt's diktat to guvs: Don't leave states without telling President

 The Centre has put restrictions on the travel of governors saying they have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year and not leave station until or unless approved by the President.

File property returns under Lokpal without fail: Govt to babus

Government employees should file details of their assets and liabilities without fail and within the prescribed time under the Lokpal Act, the Centre has said.

SC orders private hospitals to provide free treatment, corrective surgery to acid attack victims
SC orders private hospitals to provide free treatment, corrective surgery to acid attack victims

In a far reaching judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered private hospitals across the country to provide immediate and free treatment to acid attack victims.

Centre ready to give more than stipulated criteria to farmers: Paswan

Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the Central government is ready to give more than the stipulated criteria to farmers who have suffered losses due to untimely rains and hailstorms.

Centre asks states to give details of losses to crops

 Government on Wednesday said it has asked states to provide details of the losses caused to the standing crops by the recent unseasonal rains so that relief could be provided as members demanded that the Centre should come forward to help the affected states financially.

No proposals to increase working days to 6 per week: Govt

The government on Friday said it has no proposals to shift to six-day week working for its offices or reduce the retirement age of employees to 58 years.

10 NGOs blacklisted for misappropriation of funds: Govt

Centre has blacklisted 10 NGOs and issued show-cause notices to 87 in the last two years for misappropriating funds meant for social welfare, the Lok Sabha was told Tuesday.

Centre seeks report from Bihar on IAS officer's suspension

The Centre has sought a detailed report from Bihar government on suspension of an IAS officer allegedly under pressure of builders and land mafias.

Nothing wrong in AAP's foreign funding: Centre to HC

The central government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) foreign funds were investigated and nothing was found in violation of the law.

Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code
Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) challenging the enforcement of the National Sports Code (NSC) which prescribes the age and tenure of its office bearers as well as of the other national sports federations.

Govt to give 'petticoat','dupatta' also to female canteen employees

Female canteen employees in central government departmental canteens who wear sarees will now on be also entitled to get a petticoat while those who don 'Salwar Kameez' will be issued a 'dupatta' too.