Central Secretariat: News

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.

24 Jan 2021

Ram Nath Kovind

Delhi Metro schedule on Republic Day; check details here

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday released its schedule for Republic Day.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

12 Sep 2019

India

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

By the time we celebrate our 75th Independence Day in 2022, India may have a new Parliament or a refurbished one, at least.

22 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.

26 Jan 2019

India

Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security

For India's 70th Republic Day celebrations on Saturday, massive security arrangements have been made at the National Capital, Delhi.

Delhi Metro's Violet Line services hit due to technical snag

Services were briefly hit this morning on the Delhi Metro's Violet Line, which connects Kashmere Gate to Escorts Mujesar, due to a technical snag, officials said.

05 Jul 2018

Lajpat Nagar

Delhi Metro's Violet Line services disrupted, after railing collapse

On Thursday, metro service along Delhi Metro's Violet Line was disrupted after a portion of a boundary wall fell on the tracks owing to heavy winds and rain.

17 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.

Delhi Metro services affected on Violet Line due to technical-glitch

Delhi Metro train services on the Violet Line were today affected between Kashmiri Gate and Central Secretariat stations for around 90 minutes due to a glitch in the Over Head Electrification.

26 Apr 2018

Manoj Tiwari

Rape of 10-year-old in Ghaziabad madrasa shakes the capital

Protesters shouted slogans and blocked traffic on the NH-24 in Delhi's Ghazipur yesterday, demanding action against a cleric for allegedly raping a 10-year-old in a Ghaziabad madrasa.

26 Jan 2018

India

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. The parade this time is historic: there are 10 chief guests, the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations.

20 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Parking on footpaths could soon be a legal offence

The Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has prepared a new action plan which could make parking of vehicles on footpaths a cognizable offense.