Nearly 34,000 complaints, appeals pending before CIC: Govt

Nearly 34,000 complaints and appeals are pending before the Central Information Commission, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

'Humiliating treatment' may amount to sexual harassment: Govt

Humiliating treatment of women that is likely to affect their health and promise of preferential or detrimental treatment can now amount to sexual harassment under amended service rules for government employees.

About 1.92 lakh public grievances pending: Govt

About 1.92 lakh public grievances related to central government departments are pending, majority of them for more than a year, the government said on Wednesday.

Not in public interest to disclose uranium produce: Govt

Government Wednesday cited "public interest" for not divulging details of the quantity of uranium produced annually in the country.

Kudankulam likely to resume power generation in December

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), whose unit 1 was shut down due to some issues in turbine functioning in September, is expected to resume power generation by the first week of December, the government said on Wednesday.

Govt to set up committee of MPs to monitor NE projects

With over 700 ongoing development projects getting delayed in the Northeast, government is contemplating setting up a committee of MPs to monitor such schemes in the region.

Bill to include leader of largest opposition party in panel to select CBI chief

Days ahead of the retirement of present CBI chief, government today introduced a bill in Lok Sabha to include the leader of the largest opposition party in the panel to select the head of the agency in the absence of a recognised Leader of the Opposition in the House.

J&K floods: PMO gets Rs 10 lakh relief cheque from REPCO Bank

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday received a cheque of Rs 10 lakh for flood relief in Jammu and Kashmir from Repatriates Cooperative Finance & Development Bank Ltd.

BJP committed to ensure justice to minorities: Jitendra Singh

BJP on Saturday said it was committed to ensure "fair deal and justice" for the members of minority communities in Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP only party protecting communal harmony: Jitendra Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jitendra Singh Monday said that the BJP is the only political party committed to protecting communal harmony and ensuring development without discrimination.

Jitendra Singh to head BJP's Election Campaign Committee

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh will lead the 18-member State Election Campaign Committee constituted by BJP in Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP sets up high-tech media war room ahead of polls in Jammu

With a view to fortify its campaign strategy in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Tuesday set up a high-tech media war room in Jammu to monitor the election campaign of the candidates contesting state elections.

Article 370 part of BJP's agenda: Jitendra Singh

Asserting that BJP's stand on Article 370 is "very clear", Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said all issues which have been part of the party's manifesto, including the provision, will be on its agenda.

Chandrasekharan murder: Centre says no to Kerala govt request for CBI probe

Centre has turned down Kerala government's request to hand over to CBI the probe into the conspiracy angle behind the sensational murder of TP Chandrasekharan in the state -- a case which saw three CPI-M leaders being sentenced to life by a special court.

Centre to ensure all possible help to flood-hit J&K: Jitendra Singh

The Centre Tuesday assured all possible help to Jammu and Kashmir while suggesting strategies to the state government to address the problems of relief and rehabilitation of the flood affected people.

Government will appropriately respond to ceasefire violations: Jitendra Singh

The government will "appropriately respond" to ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops as and when the situation demands, Union Minister of State for PMO, Jitendra Singh said here on Monday.

Ceasefire violations: MoS in PMO visits border areas

Union Minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday visited border areas which have come under heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Retirement age of scientists may be raised to 62 years

The retirement age of scientists may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use.

Give free insulin to destitute diabetic children, docs urged

About 75,000 children in India suffer from juvenile diabetes, Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said as he urged medical practitioners to provide free insulin to especially those patients who belong to the weaker sections.

'Swachh Bharat' launch venue in Jammu vandalised, cancelled

Ahead of the scheduled launch of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' programme by Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh at a government school here, some unidentified miscreants vandalised the venue forcing authorities to cancel it.