BJP decides to take Modi govt`s achievements to people

BJP today decided to take to the public the achievements of the 60-day Narendra Modi government which, it claimed, has ensured that inflation and prices are in check, besides enhancing the country`s image in the world.

Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacks

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over growing number of acid attacks in the country.

Northeast govts should pressurise Centre to protect NE people: NSF

In the wake of the alleged killing of a Manipuri man in the national Capital, the Naga Students` Federation has urged the state governments of the north eastern region to jointly pressurise the Centre to check the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to the people of the region in metropolitan cities.

Centre clears 23 projects for Delhi

The central government has sanctioned 23 infrastructure projects to make Delhi a world class city, union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

Govt prepares list of five governors to fill vacancies in Raj Bhawans

The Central government has prepared a list of five governors to fill up vacancies in various Raj Bhawans, according to sources.

BJP accuses state govt of laxity in getting central projects

The Kerala unit of the BJP today alleged that the state government had shown laxity in securing central projects and also assistance from the Centre.

Centre asks states to ready contingency plan for water supply

The Centre has asked the states to prepare a contingency plan on drinking water supply as it moves to deal with the drought-like situation in the country arising out of a deficit monsoon this year.

States should follow Gujarat`s water management model: Centre

All states should learn from Gujarat on water management and emulate its model to address the problem of water scarcity, according to the central government.

Sushil Modi urges Centre to remove Governors appointed by UPA

Amid reports that a number of Governors appointed by the previous UPA government may be removed, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday urged the NDA government to take a call on the matter on the basis of precedents and the relevant Supreme Court judgement.

Govt to declare Assam militant group KPLT as banned outfit

The Centre is all set to declare a tribal militant group in Assam, Karbi Peoples` Liberation Tigers (KPLT), as a banned organisation following spurt in violence perpetrated by it.

Special centres for rape victims, says Maneka Gandhi

The government would set up special centres for rape victims in each district of the country to give them protection, medical treatment and legal help, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced Monday.

Libyan capital tense after attack on parliament

The Libyan capital remained tense today, a day after forces loyal to a renegade general stormed the parliament and said they suspended the house, challenging the legitimacy of the country`s weak central government.

NDA will provide a strong central government, says Athawale

Seeking a cabinet berth in the central government after the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) forms the next government, Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale said here on Tuesday that Narendra Modi would provide a strong government.

Govt declines info on Lokpal aspirants, calls it `personal`

The Centre has declined to divulge details of persons who have applied for the posts of chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal, saying these are "personal" in nature and cannot be disclosed.

Manipulation of opinion polls: EC asks Centre to take action

Acting on a complaint by Congress on alleged manipulation of opinion polls by some organisations, the Election Commission has asked the Centre to take "appropriate action" in the matter.

Govt approves proposals for visually handicapped, disabled

The government on Friday gave its nod to a proposal to provide accessible mobile phones and laptops to visually impaired students and enhance income eligibility ceiling for the disabled to help them get more concession and subsidy in purchase and fittings of aids and appliances.

Don`t block parents` release: Nalini`s daughter to Rahul

The daughter of Nalini and Murugan, two of the seven convicted killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on appealed to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi not to block an opportunity for her to reunite with parents after 23 years.

SC notice to Centre, states on plea for stopping red beacon use

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and the states on a plea for scrapping a rule that allows use of red beacons on the vehicles of high dignitaries.

Delhi HC asks Centre to submit draft guidelines for safety of Northeast people

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Central government to submit draft guidelines by Tuesday in order to ensure safety of the Northeastern community staying in the nation`s capital.

Kejriwal to take up Karan Pandey case with Centre

Delhi government plans to take up the case of a 19-year-old biker, who was allegedly shot dead by an inspector last year, besides discussing law and order situation in the city with the Centre in coming days.