State governments

Delhi air pollution 'very serious situation', state governments not 'showing responsibility': Supreme Court

Delhi air pollution 'very serious situation', state governments not 'showing responsibility': Supreme Court

New Delhi: Describing air pollution in Delhi and adjoining areas as a "very serious situation", the Supreme Court on Monday came down hea...Read More

Post scrapping of Article 370 Centre tells states to put security forces on alert

Post scrapping of Article 370 Centre tells states to put security forces on alert

New Delhi: In the backdrop of the Centre's decision to scrap Article 370 which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Home ...Read More

Enemy properties now for ‘public use’

Enemy properties now for ‘public use’

New Delhi: The Centre has allowed state governments to put to “public use” some enemy properties that were left behind by people who migr...Read More

An ineffectual directive

An ineffectual directive

The Supreme Court direction to the State governments to take prompt action to prevent ‘incidents of assault, threat, social boycott and s...Read More

Costly lurch to populism

Costly lurch to populism

This can become an unending cycle — this business of loan waivers before and after every election. And can ruin the financial health of s...Read More

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

Centre to compensate states to pay MSP

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the state governments to enter market through their agencies to buy up the Kharif crops if their prices g...Read More

Supreme Court issues directions to Centre, states for rehabilitation of leprosy patients

Supreme Court issues directions to Centre, states for rehabilitation of leprosy patients

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre to consider framing separate rules for granting disability certificates to lepros...Read More

End this madness in the name of cows

End this madness in the name of cows

In the normal course, the highest court in the land or, for that matter, a lower court need not have concerned itself with criminal acts,...Read More

Centre trying to build infrastructure for modern healthcare: PM Narendra Modi

Centre trying to build infrastructure for modern healthcare: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Centre along with the state governments is trying to build infrastructure for mode...Read More

Cash crunch was not sudden and temporary, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments had flagged concerns

Cash crunch was not sudden and temporary, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments had flagged concerns

Hyderabad: Not everyone is lapping up the claim of the Centre that the cash crunch was “sudden and temporary.” In fact, both the state go...Read More

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‘Over 600% overcrowding in jails’

New Delhi : Prisoners “cannot be kept in jail like animals”, a shocked Supreme Court said after it was informed that many of the over 1,3...Read More

Padmaavat Row: Relook needed at freedom of speech

Padmaavat Row: Relook needed at freedom of speech

The Supreme Court needs to re-examine the issue of freedom of speech and expression and whether judges anywhere within India can prevent ...Read More

Padmaavat Row: Put down these thugs

Padmaavat Row: Put down these thugs

Playing partisan politics with law and order should be a no-no at all times. Unfortunately, State governments look the other way when fri...Read More

India to have 10,000 seaplanes in the next two years, says Nitin Gadkari

India to have 10,000 seaplanes in the next two years, says Nitin Gadkari

Thane: Urging the state governments to adopt new modes of transport like waterways, Union minister Nitin Gadkari today announced that 10,...Read More

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‘Farm loan waiver to raise inflation’

According to the paper, total loan waiver amount by seven states is likely to be around 881 bln rupees in 2017-18. This can push retail i...Read More

NHRC notice to Centre over plan to deport Rohingya immigrants

NHRC notice to Centre over plan to deport Rohingya immigrants

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Centre over plan to deport illegal Rohingya immigrants ...Read More

Social consensus is necessary for prohibition

Social consensus is necessary for prohibition

Bihar has recently prohibited the sale of alcohol. Alcohol is basically harmful to people’s health. It subdues the mind. Thus, it is said...Read More

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Bhopal: National meeting of farmers’ producers organisations from December 15

BHOPAL: The Asian Consortium of Farmers Producer Company Limited (ACFPCL) is going to organise a two-day national summit for Farmers Prod...Read More

Maharshtra Governor clears amendment to Cooperative Societies Act

Maharshtra Governor clears amendment to Cooperative Societies Act

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has signed the state government’s controversial ordinance seeking to amend the Maharashtra ...Read More

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Push for NEET-type engineering exam

New Delhi : The Human Resource Development Ministry has now written to the state governments for their views on conducting a single entra...Read More

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