Good news for working mothers: Govt plans to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks

The central government is planning to increase the maternity leave from the existing 12 weeks to 26 weeks for working women.

7th pay commission: Good news for single fathers!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: This certainly is good news for all single fathers, who are working in the government sector as they soon may get to avail child care leave (CCL).

Lalu's sons ready for the big league

 Lalu Prasad's son and first time MLA Tej Pratap said his focus would be on development of Bihari people and Bihar.

Manipurs' best interests to be safeguarded in taking a call on bills: Centre

Three Bills are being opposed by some sections of Manipur population who have been agitating over the issue for the last two months.

Bihar result not an 'excuse' to block Parliament: Govt warns Opposition

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respects the verdict of the people of Bihar.

SC questions Centre for opposing French woman's release

Additional Solicitor General PS Patwalia appearing for the MEA, opposed the release of 56-year-old French national Marie Emmanuelle Verhoeven.

Consensus may emerge on land acquisition bill: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a possible consensus on land acquisition bill.

Winter Session schedule to be decided after Bihar polls: Naidu
Winter Session schedule to be decided after Bihar polls: Naidu

 The government will take a call on Parliament's Winter Session schedule after Bihar polls even as it on Wednesday pitched for the passage of a host of reform legislations, including GST Bill, saying that there is no reason for any party to oppose them.

Govt open to debate on issue of intolerance: Naidu
Govt open to debate on issue of intolerance: Naidu

 Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the government was open to having a debate on the issue of intolerance as he disapproved the incendiary remarks made by some BJP leaders against Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

WIll Akhilesh Yadav government bring change with 12 new members?

12 new faces have joined Akhilesh's cabinet, and 9 ministers got promotions. Will this change bring any change to the image of Akhilesh's government?

Maharashtra CM urges writers to take back awards they returned to govt
Maharashtra CM urges writers to take back awards they returned to govt

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said litterateurs enjoyed complete freedom of speech and expression in Maharashtra.

Film festivals need support of govt and stars: Dibakar Banerjee
Film festivals need support of govt and stars: Dibakar Banerjee

 Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has said film festivals need the support of both the government as well as movie stars to gain popularity.

DNA: Village in UP builds bridge without govt's help

Often people beg for help from government in desperate conditions, but despite misery this village of Uttar Pradesh made a bridge of its own that helped twenty villages to cross the river. Check out this report.


Delhi government sells sugar expensive than the retail price

Delhi government is charged against sugar scam where they are buying retail sugar more than expensive news.

Pharmacists' strike on October 14 against e-pharmacy

 Opposing the central government's move to regularize sale of medicines over the internet through an e-pharmacy, over 800,000 medicine show owners affiliated to the All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggists (AIOCD) will go on strike on October 14, an association official said here on Thursday.

Society, govt ill-equipped to take care of elderly: Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the society and government are ill-equipped to take care of elderly who are fast growing in number and will shoot up to 32.3 crore by 2050.

Govt to roll out domestic ranking system for education institutions

 The government will roll out on Tuesday an India-specific ranking framework covering higher educational institutes, in an answer to global ranking agencies where Indian universities and institutes including the IITs have never been able to make the cut. 

China to enhance support for electric vehicles

China is set to build more charging facilities for electric vehicles and unify standards so that all vehicles can use all charging stations.

Pakistan court orders government to enforce climate law

 A Pakistan court has ordered the government to enforce its own climate change policy and establish a commission to oversee the process, the media reported on Friday.

Bihar Polls: Political opinion of Motihari voters

In our dedicated segment on Bihar elections we have reached Motihari today to know the mood of the voters. In today's episode we will try to know what Motihari people felt about their previous government and what are they expecting from the upcoming government.