Articles about Central Government

'Deer fed to Kuno cheetahs': Bishnoi community seeks PM's intervention

20 Sep 2022

Madhya Pradesh
'Deer fed to Kuno cheetahs': Bishnoi community seeks PM's intervention

A controversy has erupted over the eight cheetahs brought in from Namibia and released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park last week.

No incentive for not burning stubble in Delhi, Punjab

16 Sep 2022

Punjab
No incentive for not burning stubble in Delhi, Punjab

The governments in Punjab and Delhi led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have decided not to pay the incentives they promised to farmers for not burning paddy stubble during the winter harvest, informed Punjab agriculture minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.

Lumpy skin disease kills 67,000 cattle across India: Details here

13 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi
Lumpy skin disease kills 67,000 cattle across India: Details here

The lumpy skin disease (LSD) has claimed the lives of about 67,000 cattle in seven Indian states and one union territory, as per the data furnished by the central government on Monday.

New Data Protection Bill, Digital India Act in pipeline: Centre
New Data Protection Bill, Digital India Act in pipeline: Centre

The Centre is working on a revision of the Data Protection Bill and a Digital India Act, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Communications, Ashwini Vaishnaw, said on Monday.

Delhi: Farmers' mahapanchayat at Jantar Mantar; high vigil at borders

22 Aug 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi: Farmers' mahapanchayat at Jantar Mantar; high vigil at borders

The Delhi Police has beefed up security across the city—especially at Singhu, Tikri, and Ghazipur borders—with farmers' body Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) calling for a mahapanchayat from Monday at Jantar Mantar.

Delhi: Modi government to provide EWS flats, security to Rohingyas

17 Aug 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi: Modi government to provide EWS flats, security to Rohingyas

The Centre has decided to relocate over 1,000 Rohingya refugees to Economically Weaker Section (EWS) flats in Delhi's Bakkarwala area.

J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

16 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead on Tuesday by terrorists at an apple orchard in Kashmir's Shopian district. His brother was also injured in the shooting.

Markets witness 'unprecedented' national flag demand, courtesy 'Har Ghar Tiranga'

15 Aug 2022

Mumbai
Markets witness 'unprecedented' national flag demand, courtesy 'Har Ghar Tiranga'

The Centre's Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to commemorate the country's 75th anniversary of independence has helped propel the demand for the tricolor, with flag makers and traders reporting an increase in orders and purchases of the national flag.

BJP's Varun Gandhi calls 'no flag, no ration' incident 'shameful'

10 Aug 2022

Varun Gandhi
BJP's Varun Gandhi calls 'no flag, no ration' incident 'shameful'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that ration card holders were being compelled to buy the national flag in exchange for provisions.

How changes in airfare rules from August-end will affect prices

10 Aug 2022

Jyotiraditya Scindia
How changes in airfare rules from August-end will affect prices

India's airline sector is soon likely to breathe a sigh of relief following major changes in air ticketing rules.

PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

07 Aug 2022

Telangana
PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the NITI Aayog's (National Institution for Transforming India) seventh Governing Council meeting on Sunday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Centre changes Flag Code: Now, every home can hoist Tricolor

27 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi
Centre changes Flag Code: Now, every home can hoist Tricolor

Every home can now hoist and display the Indian national flag for 24 hours as the Centre has amended the Indian Flag Code.

Age limit for Civil service exam to stay: Centre
Age limit for Civil service exam to stay: Centre

The Centre has decided against providing any relaxation to candidates appearing in the Civil Services Examination (CSE).

Row over 'aggressive' national emblem: Centre slams 'experts' over criticism

13 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi
Row over 'aggressive' national emblem: Centre slams 'experts' over criticism

The Centre has defended the depiction of the national emblem cast atop the new Parliament building on Tuesday following opposition parties' criticism of its alleged "aggressive" makeover.

Literature outlawed under British rule revived by central government

09 Jul 2022

Anurag Thakur
Literature outlawed under British rule revived by central government

The Centre has republished a body of writings banned under the British rule in India to mark the 75th year of Independence.

Why was India's bullet train project chief Satish Agnihotri sacked?
Why was India's bullet train project chief Satish Agnihotri sacked?

The Indian Railways has terminated the services of Satish Agnihotri as the Managing Director of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), following corruption charges against him, NDTV reported.

How to pay e-challans or fines for traffic violations online?

05 Jul 2022

India
How to pay e-challans or fines for traffic violations online?

In India, traffic violations are extremely common.

Good news! Centre to promote 8,089 employees, considers reservation provisions
Good news! Centre to promote 8,089 employees, considers reservation provisions

The Union government has passed an order promoting 8,089 officials, including giving reservations in the promotion to people from the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), as per officials familiar with the development.

Centre issues notification on linking Aadhaar with voter ID

19 Jun 2022

Aadhaar Card
Centre issues notification on linking Aadhaar with voter ID

According to an official notification from the Ministry of Law and Justice, the central government has notified the rules permitting the integration of Aadhaar numbers with voter IDs.

Agnipath scheme: Protesters burn trains; vandalism, violence leave 1 dead

17 Jun 2022

Telangana
Agnipath scheme: Protesters burn trains; vandalism, violence leave 1 dead

On the third day of the agitation against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, protesters on Friday targeted the residences of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Renu Devi and Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party President and West Champaran MP Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal.

Fill 10L vacancies in 1.5yrs: Modi to ministries, government departments

14 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
Fill 10L vacancies in 1.5yrs: Modi to ministries, government departments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered all the ministries and governmental departments to recruit people on a "mission mode" to fill up 10 lakh vacancies over the next year and a half.

India slams Environment Performance Index 2022, calls it 'unscientific'

08 Jun 2022

India
India slams Environment Performance Index 2022, calls it 'unscientific'

The Centre rebutted the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022, which rated India last out of 180 nations on Wednesday.

India condemns US report flagging atrocities on minorities
India condemns US report flagging atrocities on minorities

The central government on Friday reacted sharply to a US report on violence against minorities in India.

Drawing family pension from different sources possible: Government clarifies
Drawing family pension from different sources possible: Government clarifies

The central government, through an office memorandum dated May 23, has clarified that the current government pension rules don't prohibit a family member from receiving a pension from two different sources related to the same government pensioner.

School performances drop below 2017 levels barring Punjab, Rajasthan: Survey

27 May 2022

India
School performances drop below 2017 levels barring Punjab, Rajasthan: Survey

The academic performance of schools across the country has slipped below the levels recorded in 2017, except in Punjab and Rajasthan, the National Achievement Survey (NAS), 2021 found.

Centre reconstitutes Inter-State Council; Modi to be chairman: Details here

24 May 2022

India
Centre reconstitutes Inter-State Council; Modi to be chairman: Details here

The central government has reconstituted the Inter-State Council (ISC) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its Chairman to promote and support cooperative federalism in the country.

Pegasus row: SC grants probe panel time till June 20
Pegasus row: SC grants probe panel time till June 20

The Supreme Court on Friday granted the probe panel time till June 20 to conclude the investigation and submit a report on claims that the Pegasus spyware was used to target journalists, activists, and politicians.

India defends wheat export ban at UN with COVID-19 barbs

19 May 2022

Ukraine
India defends wheat export ban at UN with COVID-19 barbs

India on Wednesday defended its wheat export ban decision before the United Nations, claiming the move will actually aid poor and needy countries in crisis situations.

Succession law: Centre supports provision prioritizing husband's kin
Succession law: Centre supports provision prioritizing husband's kin

The Centre supported a clause in the succession law that says if a woman dies without leaving a will, the husband's family takes precedence over her own parents.

'Ready to re-examine sedition law': Centre reverses position in SC
'Ready to re-examine sedition law': Centre reverses position in SC

The Centre on Monday reversed its position on the sedition law in the Supreme Court within just two days.

Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

05 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the revival of Congress is not just important for them but also for democracy and society.

State governments can confer Hindus minority status: Centre tells SC
State governments can confer Hindus minority status: Centre tells SC

The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs told the Supreme Court on Sunday that state governments can also declare a religious or linguistic community as a minority community within the state.

'Agar Congress na hoti': PM rips apart Congress in Parliament

08 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi
'Agar Congress na hoti': PM rips apart Congress in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress, saying that the party never thought anything else before dynasty.

Tripura to launch vulture conservation program to prevent extinction

06 Feb 2022

India
Tripura to launch vulture conservation program to prevent extinction

The forest department of Tripura will soon launch a project in Khowai district to breed endangered vulture species through a "vulture conservation and artificial breeding" program.

#Budget2022: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

01 Feb 2022

Startups
#Budget2022: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

Presenting the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the "Drone Shakti" project to promote startups in the country.

Govt plans one unique ID to access multiple digital IDs

30 Jan 2022

Aadhaar Card
Govt plans one unique ID to access multiple digital IDs

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has proposed a new model of "Federated Digital Identities" that will allow using a single digital ID to access multiple IDs.

GST Council decides to postpone tax hike on textiles

31 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi
GST Council decides to postpone tax hike on textiles

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council Friday decided to defer the proposed hike in GST rate on textiles, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

What is Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021? Check details here

20 Dec 2021

Aadhaar Card
What is Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021? Check details here

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju Monday introduced the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha, which seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to wipe out duplication.

General Bipin Rawat death: New CDS appointment in 7-10 days

09 Dec 2021

Indian Army
General Bipin Rawat death: New CDS appointment in 7-10 days

After the sudden demise of General Bipin Rawat in a military chopper crash, the Centre is seeking to appoint a new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) soon.

Supreme Court gives 24-hour ultimatum over Delhi air pollution

02 Dec 2021

Delhi
Supreme Court gives 24-hour ultimatum over Delhi air pollution

The Supreme Court Thursday came down heavily on the Centre and the governments of Delhi and neighboring states over air pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR).

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