Jitendra Singh: News

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).

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.

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.

10 Jun 2022

Omar Abdullah

J&K: Curfew imposed, internet suspended following communal tensions

Authorities have imposed a curfew in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and the army has been called in to carry out a flag march in Doda district's Bhaderwah town in response to attempts by some elements to incite communal unrest.

21 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K tunnel collapse: 10 bodies retrieved; negligence case registered

The death toll from the under-construction tunnel collapse in Jammu and Kashmir Ramban district rose to 10 on Saturday.

28 Jul 2021


India to have manned submersibles under Deep Ocean Mission soon

In the next five years, India will have an ambitious program of manned submersibles that can carry three scientists to a depth of 6,000 meters into the ocean under the Deep Ocean Mission, Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.

20 Dec 2020


After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

12 Sep 2020


In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

02 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi for major reforms in civil service

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Mission Karmayogi, a scheme designed to bring post-recruitment reforms in civil services.

19 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Cabinet approves National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET). This process will help streamline the recruitment process for central government jobs.

06 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

29 Jun 2020

Farooq Abdullah

Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90

On Monday, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the most known face of Kashmir's separatist politics, quit Hurriyat Conference, an umbrella body of separatist parties formed in 1993.

22 Jan 2020

Kailasavadivoo Sivan

Gaganyaan mission: 4 selected astronauts will be trained in Russia

The four astronauts selected by ISRO for the highly-anticipated Gaganyaan mission - the project that aims to send three Indians into space in an Indian module - are heading to Russia for training.

01 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan on Wednesday announced that the space agency's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been approved by the Centre.

21 Nov 2019


Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

After failing to soft-land on the Moon in its first try, ISRO is said to be gearing up for Chandrayaan-3, another Lander-based lunar mission.

06 Oct 2019


Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation

National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.

06 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs

A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.

02 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Two months later, Jammu politicians released. Kashmir's remain under detention

Nearly two months after they were detained, politicians of Jammu were released by the state administration. However, their counterparts in Kashmir weren't as lucky as their detention didn't end.

25 Jul 2019

Congress Party

RTI Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha amid Opposition protests

The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the RTI Act, 2005, despite the Opposition's objections on Thursday.

22 Jul 2019


Right to Information (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the RTI Act, 2005 amid criticism from the Opposition on Monday.

15 Feb 2019


I-League 2018-19: Gokulam vs Indian Arrows: Preview and prediction

Gokulam Kerala will be hosting Indian Arrows tomorrow in their return I-League fixture.

07 Feb 2019


I-League 2018-19- Indian Arrows vs Chennai City: Preview and prediction

Indian Arrows will be hosting Chennai City in their return fixture of the I-League tomorrow.

04 Feb 2019


I-League 2018-19: Indian Arrows vs Minerva: Match preview and prediction

Indian Arrows will be hosting Minerva Punjab tomorrow in their I-League return fixture.

31 Jan 2019

Bengaluru FC

I-League 2018-19: Indian Arrows vs NEROCA: Preview and prediction

NEROCA, currently fifth on the I-League table, will be visiting Indian Arrows tomorrow for their return fixture of the season.

31 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Man loots Amazon of Rs. 30L through fraud refunds

A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly duping e-commerce giant Amazon of Rs. 30 lakh.

12 Jan 2019


I-League 2018-19: Shillong Lajong vs Indian Arrows: Preview and predictions

Following a defeat at the hands of East Bengal, Indian Arrows will travel to Meghalaya tomorrow to face Shillong Lajong.

12 Oct 2018


No such thing as too much information in democracy: President

President Ram Nath Kovind strongly advocated for transparency in governance, saying there is no such thing as "too much information" in a democracy and information overload is always preferable to a deficit.

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.

29 Aug 2018


Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO will send 3 Indians to space

A couple of weeks after PM Modi promised a manned spaceflight, ISRO chief K Sivan has come up with a roadmap.

28 Aug 2018


Work on human space mission began in 2004: ISRO chief

India's space agency ISRO began work on developing critical technologies to send humans to space way back in 2004 but the project was not on the "priority list", its chief K Sivan said today.

19 Aug 2018


Over 6,000 applications for 10 vacancies in the Central govt.

Over 6,000 aspiring candidates have put in their applications in response to a recent job vacancy announcement for the posts of 10 joint secretaries in the Central government.

16 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted at AIIMS for the last nine weeks is critical, the premium medical institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

Indian chess prodigy Shreyas granted right to stay in UK

Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family were sent a letter by the United Kingdom Home Ministry, asking them to leave the country by September 10.

9-year-old India chess prodigy asked to leave UK

Shreyas Royal, a 9-year-old chess prodigy, and his family have been sent a letter by the UK Home Ministry, asking them to leave the United Kingdom by September 10.

03 Aug 2018


Upper age-limit for civil services exam fixed at 32: Government

The government has informed the Rajya Sabha that it has decided on an upper age limit of 32 years as of August 1, 2018, for the Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC.

29 Jul 2018


Central govt employees can soon go abroad on LTC

Central government employees may soon be able to go abroad on Leave Travel Concession (LTC), top officials said today.

25 Jul 2018


About 11,000 candidates recommended by SSC for govt-jobs: Jitendra Singh

About 11,000 candidates have been recommended for different government jobs by the SSC during 2018-19 so far, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh informed Lok Sabha today.

21 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha

New law recommends seven-year imprisonment for bribe givers

The Rajya Sabha yesterday passed a bill to punish those giving bribes to public servants, approving imprisonment of up to seven years.

26 people arrested for attacking whistle-blowers exposing scams: Govt

A total of 26 persons were arrested last year in eight cases for attacking whistle-blowers exposing scams, Union Minister Jitendra Singh informed Rajya Sabha.

Over 2,400 IAS and IPS posts vacant in India: Govt

Over 2,400 posts of IAS and IPS officers are lying vacant in the country, said Minister of State for Personnel, Jitendra Singh in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.