Tag: Central Government

Nipah virus: Boy dies of Nipah virus in Kerala, Central team rushed to state

A 12-year-old boy died due to Nipah virus infection at a hospital here, Kerala Health Minister Veena George said on Sunday. The samples of the...

Mamata Banerjee urges PM Modi to reduce taxes on petrol-diesel, check ‘overall inflationary trend’ in country

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ‘substantially’ reduce taxes charged by the Central government on petrol and...

CJI takes stock of judicial functioning during pandemic, takes up issue of vacancies in HCs with CJs

Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana took up the issue of vacancies in high courts in his first-ever virtual meeting with chief justices...

social security: Labour ministry notifies draft Rules for compensation under Code on Social Security

The labour ministry has notified draft Rules for providing compensation to workers under the Code on Social Security, 2020, a move aimed at ensuring payments...

hemant soren: Jharkhand CM writes to PM seeking free Covid vaccine for 18-44 age group

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and sought free Covid jabs for the 18-44 age group, saying the...

Squandered great opportunity to vaccinate people in time due to Centre’s missteps: Manish Sisodia

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday accused the central government of “mismanaging” the coronavirus vaccination programme, saying it has asked states to float global...

Wake up from slumber, mitigate Covid challenges: IMA to health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday slammed the Union health ministry, saying it is “astonished to see the extreme lethargy and inappropriate...

SC stays HC’s contempt proceedings against Centre, seeks report on supply of 700 MT oxygen to Delhi

The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed contempt proceedings initiated by Delhi High Court against central government officials for non-compliance of direction to supply 700 MT of...

SC asks Centre to inform about settlement of insurance claims of healthcare professionals

Appreciation of healthcare professionals in fight against COVID-19 should not be “reduced to rhetoric”, the Supreme Court has said, directing the Centre to apprise it...

India to have 5 more COVID vaccines by Oct, Sputnik may get emergency use nod in 10 days

As more and more states flag shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Central government has pressed the accelerator to scale up vaccine production manifold. Top...

How domestic and foreign companies are upbeat about PLI scheme to make India a manufacturing powerhouse

Computers to lightbulbs, air conditioners to washing machines, phones to medicines, factories in India don’t make the whole product across several categories. What goes for...

Rahul Gandhi repeats gaffe, promises Fisheries Ministry at Centre | India News

KOLLAM: Days after wrongly claiming that there is no dedicated ministry to deal with the issues of fishermen, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday repeated...

Probe to identify ‘locals’ involved in Singhu violence: Punjab CM | India News

CHANDIGARH: Condemning Friday’s violence by a group of miscreants at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh urged the Centre to conduct a...

Under the leadership of PM Modi, govt will resolve the inter-state border disputes in North-East: Amit Shah

Guwahati: Union home minister Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government will resolve the inter-state border disputes in the...

Farmers’ union urges Supreme Court to reconstitute panel for talks: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: A couple of days after one of the four members on the committee appointed by the Supreme Court to hear the grievances of...

Tenders received for international flights from Guwahati, formalities to begin soon: Chandra Mohan Patowary

GUWAHATI: Assam industry minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said tender for connecting six international destinations from Guwahati has been received and very soon necessary formalities will...

Covid-19: Share of active cases in total caseload shrinks to 2.19 per cent | India News

NEW DELHI: There is a steady decline in the number of daily Covid-19 fatalities recorded in the country with less than 300 new deaths being...

Kerala becomes 5th state to pass resolution against farm laws: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: With the lone BJP MLA abstaining from voting, the Kerala assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution demanding withdrawal of the three farm...

India requires Rs 80,000 crore for vaccine distribution next year: SII | India News

NEW DELHI: Pune-based vaccine-maker Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with AstraZeneca to manufacture the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, on Saturday said that the country would...

Centre trying to thrust black laws like it imposed demonetization, GST: Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday slammed the BJP-led Centre, accusing it of trying to thrust the “black laws” upon farmers...

Nine states implement ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ system: Finance ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as nine states have completed One Nation One Ration Card reform following which the central government has allowed them to raise...

Farmers protest enters 12th day, Kejriwal to visit Singhu border today | India News

NEW DELHI: Undeterred by an ongoing cold wave, farmers continue to camp at Singhu border (Haryana-Delhi border) as their protest against the Central government‘s farm...

PM-Kisan data shows northeast & Kerala lead in bridging gender gap, Punjab has just 61 women beneficiaries | India News

NEW DELHI: New Delhi: Government data on the Centre’s flagship scheme PM-Kisan, as per a RTI reply, shows that almost one-fourth of beneficiaries among landholder...

Aadhaar enrollment drive for students began in Assam’s Hailakandi district

GUWAHATI: What is expected to provide impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Assam, Aadhaar enrolment drive for students began in Hailakandi district on Monday. The Aadhaar...

GST council needs to work out mid-way solution for settling revenue shortfall issue: Sushil Modi

NEW DELHI: The relation between the Centre and states is not that of ‘giver and taker’ and the GST Council will have to work out...