Union Government

Centre has no plans to develop 'Budget Air Service': Civil Aviation Ministry informs Lok Sabha

"The Government of India has not been contemplating the launch of 'Budget Air Service,'" said the Civil Aviation Ministry in response to a question during the lean hours in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Jul 23, 2021, 07:07 AM IST

Italian marines case: Centre deposits Rs 10 crore received from Italy in Supreme Court, see timeline here

The Centre has deposited Rs 10 crore in the Supreme Court, which was paid by Italy as compensation to the kin of the two Kerala fishermen who were shot dead in 2012 by two Italian Marines.

Jun 11, 2021, 13:01 PM IST

States fail to utilise Nirbhaya Fund even after 7 years of Delhi gangrape-murder case, but clamour for stricter laws

Nirbyaha Fund was established in 2013 by the Centre to ensure better implementation of initiatives aimed at enhancing the safety and security but little seems to have changed on the ground and a majority of states have been extremely reluctant in spending the amount disbursed under Nirbhaya Fund.

Dec 02, 2019, 23:16 PM IST

DNA: Modi Govt plans to redevelop Rajpath

Central Government's Mega Makeover: The Union government’s decision to ‘restructure’ central Delhi and redevelop Rajpath.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:10 PM IST

Breaking News: Hafiz Saeed declared terrorist under new UAPA law

Hafiz Saeed declared terrorist by the Union government under the new anti-terror law.

Sep 04, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

India-Pakistan World Cup match: BCCI leaves decision on govt

BCCI leaves it to the Union Government to decide whether the country should play against its arch-rivals Pakistan. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 23, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Delhi traders protests against sealing, announces 'bandh' on March 13

This segment brings to you latest update on Delhi sealing. Traders protests against sealing and have announced 'bandh' on March 13. Watch this video for more information.

Mar 09, 2018, 19:36 PM IST

SC hopes government will take proper steps on data protection

"We expect that the Union government shall follow up on its decision by taking all necessary and proper steps," the bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar said.

Aug 25, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh: BJP ally to begin pro-farmer exercise from Mandsaur

The Swabhimani Paksha leader said the Union government had not done enough for farmers.


Jun 25, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine

Grabbing eyeballs with their novel way of protest, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank urine in another desperate bid to draw the government's attention towards their plight.

Apr 22, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

6,000 people arrested in Rajasthan for cow smuggling from 2009-16

Around 6,000 persons have been arrested in over 3,000 registered cases of cow smuggling in the desert state in the last seven years, the Rajasthan government has said.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

1984 riots: SC asks govt to give files of 199 "closed" cases

The Supreme Court today asked the Union government to place before it files pertaining to 199 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which the special investigation team set up by the Home Ministry has decided to "close".

Mar 24, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Is Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV comedy show violation of office of profit?

Should newly-elected Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu continue his weekly appearance on popular comedy show on television?

Mar 22, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

BPL category senior citizens to get wheel-chairs, hearing aids

The Union government has proposed to come out with a scheme to give assistive devices such as tripod walking sticks, wheel-chairs and hearing aids, to the elderly living below poverty line (BPL) from the coming financial year, a senior official said on Thursday.

Feb 23, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

We are against job cut: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government was against any job cut even for loss making state-owned enterprises.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Panama papers probe going on 'very seriously', government tells SC

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Amitava Roy that the MAG has already submitted five reports to the court-appointed SIT probing the black money stashed abroad.

Nov 24, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee welcomes demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight.

Nov 08, 2016, 22:37 PM IST

Get your dream home at lower price! Centre asks states to lower stamp duty for affordable housing

Union Government has written to the states asking them to reduce stamp duty on registration of houses for poor as it aims to push affordable housing projects across the country.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Centre lifts ban on Jallikattu - bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu

Jallikattu is an integral part of Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu and was banned by the Supreme Court in 2014.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

Centre criticised for trying to reorient education policy

All India University Employees' Confederation (AIUEC) on Monday accused the Union Government of trying to reorient education policy which, it claimed, would kill public-funded education and encourage private sector to take over.

Oct 12, 2015, 16:09 PM IST