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Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court modifies its earlier order

National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court modifies its earlier order

The modified order comes after the Centre told the SC that an Inter-Ministerial Committee has been set-up to frame new guidelines on playing the national anthem.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Zee News Reality Check: In MP's tribal belt, govt school teachers falter on basic questions

Zee News Reality Check: In MP's tribal belt, govt school teachers falter on basic questions

Teacher at a primary school near Sidhi district fail to answer basic questions like the number of districts in the state and the name of state's governor.

Jan 08, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
Centre changes stand on national anthem in cinema halls

Centre changes stand on national anthem in cinema halls

Final decision will be based on the Inter-Ministerial Committee's recommendations, government tells top court

Jan 08, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
Centre releases Rs 167 cr to 9 states for border development

Centre releases Rs 167 cr to 9 states for border development

The states which will benefit include Rajasthan and Punjab, both having an international border with Pakistan, and West Bengal and Assam, which share a boundary with Bangladesh. 

Dec 27, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Parliament next week: Ananth Kumar

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Parliament next week: Ananth Kumar

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalises instant triple talaq and imposes a prison term of up to three years on husbands who violate the law.

Dec 22, 2017, 06:21 AM IST
These are the 4 reasons why Centre says terrorism is down in Kashmir

These are the 4 reasons why Centre says terrorism is down in Kashmir

“Once the dialogue process concludes, the PM must make a concrete offer to the people of J&K,” said a defence analyst.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Delhi HC asks Centre for guidelines on citizens' threat complaints

Delhi HC asks Centre for guidelines on citizens' threat complaints

The court was hearing a plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan alleging death threat from right-wing outfits.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan alleges discrimination by Centre

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday alleged discrimination by the Centre towards the state in the aftermath of cyclone 'Ockhi'.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev yet to get martyr status in govt records

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev yet to get martyr status in govt records

An RTI reply mentions that Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were radical youth who were militants.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Cyclone Ockhi not a national calamity, but aid reaching people, says Centre

Since November 30, the Coast Guard and the Navy have deployed over a dozen ships and aircraft for the rescue missions in the cyclone-hit areas.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers

SC notice to Centre on plea for nationwide ban on firecrackers

Petitioner Arjun Gopal has also sought a ban on possession of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Dec 01, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Instant triple talaq illegal; 3-yr jail term for husband, says draft law

Instant triple talaq illegal; 3-yr jail term for husband, says draft law

The draft was prepared by an inter-ministerial group headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 

Dec 01, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

SC refuses to entertain Congress' plea on enacting laws to prevent torture

Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar`s plea seeking directions to the Centre to enact laws to define and prevent torture.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Govt determined to not let Delhi smog-like situation recur: Environment Secretary C K Mishra

Govt determined to not let Delhi smog-like situation recur: Environment Secretary C K Mishra

The Centre is determined to not let the Delhi smog-like situation recur, Environment Secretary C K Mishra said here today and asserted that no single authority can be held responsible.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
PM Modi corners Rahul over 'Hugplomacy' tweet

PM Modi corners Rahul over 'Hugplomacy' tweet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday tore into Congress for criticising the Centre for the release of 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills for poll-bound Gujarat

The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Willing to extend Aadhaar deadlines to March 31: Centre to Supreme Court

Willing to extend Aadhaar deadlines to March 31: Centre to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today said it would hear a batch of petitions challenging mandatory linking of Aadhaar for granting various services to citizen after its constitution bench concludes hearing the Delhi-Centre dispute.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Centre will talk to Saudi Arabia for increasing Haj quota: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Centre will talk to the Saudi Arabia government for increasing India's Haj quota in view of a large number of applications it receives for the annual pilgrimage, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Delhi HC notice to Centre, West Bengal govt on phone tapping charge by Mukul Roy

The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre and the West Bengal government to file in a sealed cover their responses on a plea by BJP leader Mukul Roy alleging that his phones were being tapped by the state police.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:36 PM IST