Centre wants social security for more Northeast people

The central government wants social security schemes like EPF and ESIC to cover more and more people in the Northeastern region, Union Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Tuesday.

Two undertrials escape from Tihar: Congress asks Delhi Govt, Centre to take action
Two undertrials escape from Tihar: Congress asks Delhi Govt, Centre to take action

Expressing shock over reports of two undertrials lodged in Tihar Jail escaping through a tunnel they had dug under the perimeter wall, Congress leader Tom Vadakkan on Monday said the Delhi Government and the Centre must initiate action on this matter.

KV Thomas urges Centre to give ration to fishermen hit by ban

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Tuesday urged the Centre to provide free ration to fishermen affected by the ban imposed on fishing by mechanised boats for the months of June and July.

Assam Govt to write to Centre on NRC updation

The Assam government on Tuesday decided to write to the Centre to take steps for inclusion of all persons whose names appeared on electoral rolls by virtue of 'being Indians' in the ongoing updation of Nation Register of Citizens (NRC).

Govt warns 48 lakh central government employees – be punctual or face action
Govt warns 48 lakh central government employees – be punctual or face action

The Centre on Monday warned all its employees to come in time to offices, failure of which might attract disciplinary action.

UP journalist murder case: SC issues notice to Centre, state govt

The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Central and Uttar Pradesh governments on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the case of killing of journalist Jagendra Singh, in which a Minister and five others have been booked.

Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act
Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act

 Taking a serious view of some states not implementing the Forest Rights Act, the Centre has directed Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to expeditiously implement it.

Centre will look into Delhi Govt's land issues: Naidu tells Arvind Kejriwal

The Centre will soon convene a meeting on the issue of land availability for constructing school buildings and hospitals in Delhi.

Centre plans to rope in staff for a grand International Yoga Day

The Centre is considering involving its employees in the International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, a Sunday, to make the event a grand success.

Maggi row: Centre to take action after getting test reports

The Centre will take appropriate action once the test reports of Maggi samples are received from the states, Health Minister J P Nadda today said.

Maggi controversy: FSSAI to submit report to Centre today

In the wake of samples of Maggi instant noodles being found to contain an excess of lead, the FSSAI will on Thursday submit a report to the Centre.

Centre plans pool of trainers on ethics, capacity building

The Centre has decided to form a national pool of trainers for imparting skills to employees on ethics and capacity building.

Arvind Kejriwal-Najeeb Jung tussle: Delhi HC observations on Centre’s order `tentative`, says SC
Arvind Kejriwal-Najeeb Jung tussle: Delhi HC observations on Centre’s order `tentative`, says SC

Both the Centre and the Delhi Government on Friday failed to get total relief from courts in their current battle over AAP government's right to appoint senior bureaucrats to key posts.

Tarun Gogoi flays Centre for ignoring NE on cold chains

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday expressed his displeasure over the Centre "ignoring" the North East while sanctioning cold chains for 30 places across the country recently.

Rawat asks Swaraj to bat for Uttarakhand's special status

Drawing attention to the limited resources at the disposal of?Himalayan states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday requested Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Centre the issue of maintaining the state's special category status which helped it get generous help from the Centre in the past.

Congress in Nagaland hits out at Centre for withdrawing special category status

Congress on Friday lambasted the BJP government at the Centre for withdrawing the special category status from the north eastern States, including Nagaland saying it will leave them in lurch.

No intentions to run Delhi govt: Rajnath

In the midst of the ongoing stand-off between the Delhi Lt Governor and the AAP government, the Centre Friday said it has no intention to run the city government through anyone but is conscious of its Constitutional responsibility and committed to uphold it.

Centre has no plan to ban beef across country: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Thursday that the Centre has no plan to ban beef across the country, amidst a row over Maharashtra government's decision to ban beef.

Centre moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC observation on notification
Centre moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC observation on notification

The jurisdiction row between the Centre and the Delhi government has reached the Supreme Court with the former challenging the Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of the Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) from acting against its officials.

Kejriwal vs Centre: Everybody should work within constitutional framework, says Rajnath

Affirming that there would be no interference by the Centre in the functioning of the Delhi government, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that everybody should work within the constitutional framework.