Tag: Centre

Pandemic fatigue, absence of fear of disease leading to spike in cases in Maharashtra: Centre

The surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra could be due to lack of fear of the disease among people and pandemic fatigue, the Centre said...

Freedom House report incorrect, misleading, government says | India News

NEW DELHI: The government on Friday termed as “misleading, incorrect and misplaced” the Freedom House report titled ‘Democracy Under Siege’, which said India’s status as...

Labour codes face delay as states fail to frame rules

The government’s plan for a fast-track roll out of the four labour codes is facing some turbulence with states still to frame rules, leaving the...

India should bring in legislation that mandates news media aggregators to share revenue with creators

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss the world, the weather, the Quad alliance that includes the two...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Working against hope, rescue team move ahead to clear tunnel at Tapovan

Even as hopes of finding survivors from the nearly 250-metre Intake Adit tunnel at Tapovan in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district faded, the rescue team pressed ahead...

Will remain at Delhi borders till Oct 2, no compromise on demands: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Ghaziabad: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said the protesters demanding the rollback of the contentious agri-marketing laws on Delhi’s outskirts will stay put till...

Government may announce new scheme for revival of discoms to achieve 24×7 power for all

NEW DELHI: The government may announce a new scheme for cash-strapped and loss-making electricity distribution utilities to reduce stress in the sector and achieve the...

More and more farmers heading towards Delhi borders from Punjab

Chandigarh: After briefly appearing to be fizzling out following the Republic Day violence in Delhi, the farmers’ stir against the agri laws on Saturday seemed...

SC slams Centre for doing nothing to curb TV programmes having instigating effect | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for “not doing anything” to curb TV programmes which have “instigating effect” and said that...

Farmers’ tractor rally: Plea in SC seeks inquiry commission to look into violence on R-Day

A plea was filed on Wednesday in the Supreme Court seeking setting up of a commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, to inquire...

Pawar, opposition netas condemn violence but blame Centre for farm impasse | India News

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he would appeal to the agitating farmers to go back to their respective villages peacefully so...

Covaxin: Mum hospital sees both fear & demand | India News

MUMBAI: JJ Hospital in Byculla, the only state-run centre in Mumbai and one of the six in Maharashtra administering Covaxin, is faced with a strange...

Extra attempt in UPSC exam-2020 to have cascading effect, govt tells SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that allowing extra attempt in UPSC civil services exam to those who could not appear...

Punjab government to give job to kin of farmers who died during stir against farm laws

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced job for a member of the family of each farmer from the state who died during...

Vijay Mallya: Taking all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya: Centre to SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it is taking all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, accused in bank...

Co-WIN app snag pricks states, forces vaccine drive to go offline | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after India rolled out what aims to be the world’s largest mass Covid-19 vaccination programme, random glitches in the Co-WIN app...

Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024: BKU leader Tikait | India News

NAGPUR: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the Centre‘s new farm laws “till May 2024”,...

Staying implementation of farm laws not a solution: Farmer leaders | India News

NEW DELHI: Farmer leaders on Monday said they would continue their agitation even if the government or the Supreme Court stays the implementation of the...

Supreme Court has no role in resolving ‘political deadlock’ over agriculture laws, says union

NEW DELHI: The government should resolve the “political deadlock” over new farm laws without the involvement of the Supreme Court, the All India Kisan Sangharsh...

Bird flu confirmed in 7 states; test results of Delhi, Maharashtra samples awaited

New Delhi: The Centre on Sunday said bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in seven states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat,...

Bird flu: Centre directs zoos to submit daily report to Central Zoo Authority

New Delhi: A day after over 1,200 birds were found dead in the country with seven states confirming outbreak of avian influenza, the Centre on...

Centre pays Rs 1,364 crore to over 20 lakh undeserving beneficiaries under PM-KISAN

The government has paid Rs 1,364 crore to 20.48 lakh undeserving beneficiaries under its ambitious PM-KISAN scheme, a reply to a Right to Information (RTI)...

Bird flu confirmed in 7 states; samples from Delhi, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh sent for testing

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday said the outbreak of bird flu or avian influenza has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number...

SC asks govt to issue directions on use of anti-smog guns, smog towers during project construction

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to consider issuing directions to ensure adequate use of anti-smog guns and make setting up of...

Make vaccine free for all citizens: Ashok Gehlot to PM

New Delhi: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has set the ball rolling by demanding that the Centre provide free vaccine against Covid-19 to every citizen...