Congress on Sunday demanded that the Jammu and Kashmir government give up the bi-annual exercise of shifting of Secretariat, saying it was a "wasteful exercise" that would drain resources of the state which is grappling with the aftermath of the devastating floods.
In a bid to increase efficiency and bring transparency in the working of its offices, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to make all departments of the secretariat paperless, a senior official said today.
A group of Delhi University students has decided to stage a demonstration outside the Delhi Secretariat to press for their demands of affordable education, transport and accommodation before the Chief Minister.
Accepting the demand of transfer made by some staff members of state Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan over use of "abusive" language by him, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday shifted them to Secretariat.
Observing that problems that plagued Kolkata (then Calcutta) during British rule have persisted, two West Bengal archivists on Friday cited as example the decision to shift the state secretariat - albeit temporarily.
Madras HC ordered notice to CM J Jayalalithaa, the Chief
Secretary and Public Works Secretary on a PIL petition seeking
an interim injunction to prevent the Tamil Nadu govt from shifting the state Secretariat and Assembly.
A PIL petition was filed on Tuesday in the Madras High Court seeking to forbear the Tamil Nadu Government from shifting the state Secretariat and Assembly from the complex built by previous DMK Government to Fort St George.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram`s letter to West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee questioning the role of central forces in Jangalmahal is yet to reach the State Secretariat, a day after it was disclosed to the media.
Jammu and Kashmir`s civil secretariat, including the offices of the chief minister, his cabinet colleagues and senior bureaucrats, reopened here Monday after a six-month sojourn in the winter capital Jammu.
Nepalese riot police clashed
with thousands of Maoists who laid siege to the main secretariat Sunday, injuring at least 18 protesters and
policemen in a political standoff with the govt to force
the prime minister to quit.
With employees of the civil
secretariat observing a strike today amid protests in the
complex, the government invited leaders of various employees
organisations on strike to discuss their demands on March 19.