Tag: Union government

Naveen Patnaik: Odisha’s Patnaik pitches for vaccine procurement by Centre in letter to all Chief Ministers

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote to all the chief ministers in the country, urging them to build a consensus over procurement of the...

Covid Admission New Policy: Govt revises policy for admission of patients in hospitals, says positive Covid test not required

In a significant directive to the states and Union Territories, the Union Health Ministry on Saturday said requirement of a positive COVID-19 test report is...

State govts free to procure COVID-19 vaccine from manufacturers: Centre

State governments are free to procure anti-coronavirus vaccine doses from vaccine manufacturers as per the Liberalised Pricing and Accelerated National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy, the Union...

Congress says govt’s new policy will lead to multiple prices of vaccines, shortchange poorer states | India News

NEW DELHI: Slamming the new vaccine policy as “the Modi government abdicating its responsibility in the garb of giving more powers to states”, Congress Tuesday...

Share experience of getting vaccinated on social media to allay people’s fears: Kejriwal to MLAs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday asked MLAs to share their experience of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 on social media in order to allay...

Supreme Court slams Centre over farm protests, to form panel to examine laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its extreme disappointment with the way Centre has handled farmers agitation over the new farm laws. The...

Serum’s vaccine despatch delayed another 48 hours | India News

PUNE: The massive airlift of the Covishield vaccine doses from here has been delayed by another 48 hours. It is now likely to happen only...

SC to form panel to resolve Centre-farmers deadlock | India News

NEW DELHI: In a bid to safeguard the interests of farmers and to also uphold the right to citizens to free movement, the Supreme Court...

Advisory won’t do, issue orders banning disinfectant tunnels: SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that issuing a mere advisory against use of disinfectant spray tunnels was not enough in...

SAD seeks relief package for farmers | India News

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union finance ministry to offer a comprehensive...

The provision for constitution being negotiated will be properly drafted by experts: NSCN-IM

GUWAHATI: The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), which is engaged in peace talks with the Union government, said the provision for constitution that is...

Visva-Bharati changes stand, says ready to hold Poush Mela if Centre helps | India News

KOLKATA: Nearly two months after deciding to call off over a century-old Poush Mela, Visva- Bharati authorities on Friday said that the central university is...

Sonowal directs police to involve MLAs, MPs of the respective districts to tide over corona challenges

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the deputy commissioners and superintendents of police of the state to take on board MLAs, MPs and Minister...

Covid-19: Complete lockdown hits tea industry hard in Assam

GUWAHATI: Tea Association of India (TAI) stated that complete lockdown effective from the evening of March 24 last has impacted the tea industry seriously, the...

Panchayats: At the cusp of new phase of governance

By Dr Ashok Lahiri Today marks the anniversary of a momentous day in the glorious march of India’s democracy. Twenty-seven years ago, in 1993, on...