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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.