Central government

Top court seeks Centre and Delhi’s reply on beggar vaccination  

Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said beggars cannot be wished away from public places and traffic junctions.

published on : 28th July 2021

Puducherry gets only 1.58 per cent increase in Central assistance in 2021-2022

It may be noted that as Puducherry, an UT with legislature is not included under the purview of Finance Commissions for states as well as for UTs.

published on : 27th July 2021

HC asks Centre, Delhi government to respond to plea over using derogatory word on caste certificates

The court issued notices and asked the Central and Delhi governments to file their replies to the petition.

published on : 26th July 2021

'Country knows who brought difficult times': Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over various issues

Rahul took a dig at the Central government over the issues like vaccine shortage, situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), price hike and farmers.

published on : 15th July 2021

Cabinet approves Dearness Allowance hike to 28% for central govt employees

The increased DA and DR, which will come into effect from July 1, will be 28 per cent representing an increase of 11 per cent over the existing rate of 17 per cent of the Basic Pay/Pension.

published on : 14th July 2021

We are not giving any protection to Twitter, Centre is free to take action: Delhi HC

A Bench of Justice Rekha Palli while deferring the matter for July 8, asked Twitter Counsel Sr Sajan Poovayya to make a 'clear stand' from Twitter over compliance under the new IT rules.

published on : 6th July 2021

RTA: Telangana continues to pay fines despite Centre’s stand

However, officials of Telangana RTA reasoned that technical issues were leading to the problems.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Union of states & a subtle reminder

BJP’s somewhat overheated response, accusing the DMK of nursing secessionist sentiments, illustrates that the Dravidian major has made its point.

published on : 2nd July 2021

SC has given Centre opportunity to rectify its mistake: Congress on COVID-19 relief directions

The Congress has been demanding compensation to the tune of Rs 10 lakh to each of the victims of coronavirus.

published on : 30th June 2021

NC chief Farooq Abdullah begins deliberations within party over Centre's invite for talks

Abdullah met senior leaders of the party, including NC general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and provincial president of Kashmir Nasir Aslam Wani.

published on : 20th June 2021

PDP's decision making body authorises Mehbooba Mufti to decide on Centre's invite for talks

The members of the alliance will give their suggestions and a decision on the way forward will be taken there and afterwards, a decision will be taken over the participation of the meeting.

published on : 20th June 2021

Free vaccines to all a game changer in India's COVID fight

The move to extend the supply of free ration to 80 crore people is also a major step with the huge food subsidy bill of around Rs 25,000 crore being borne by the Centre.

published on : 11th June 2021

RBI message to Raisina Hill. Spend!

Circumstance is often an eloquent expression of the imperative for action as perceived potential of double-digit growth has yielded to a veiled sense of foreboding

published on : 30th May 2021

HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on plea seeking clarity over vaccine order claims after Centre-Delhi discord

The petitioner, Vivek Garg, stated that he has been trying very hard to get himself registered for receiving the first dose of COVID but there is no availability of a slot.

published on : 27th May 2021

Despite vaccine assurance, Centre has huge task ahead

Given the government’s absolute bungling of the Covid-19 second wave, its claim on vaccine availability will have to be taken with a pinch of salt.

published on : 15th May 2021
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