Tag: Centre

Photos of Lakshmi & Lord Ganesh? 'Only Gandhiji on Indian currency notes', ruled RBI in 2010
Photos of Lakshmi & Lord Ganesh? 'Only Gandhiji on Indian currency notes', ruled RBI in 2010

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Centre had already put a lid on the issue way back in 2010.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Holding a infant's hand
60 days special maternity leave in case of infant death

The decision has been taken in view of the emotional trauma caused due to stillbirth or death of a child soon after birth.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
 Indian Administrative Service
Examining states' inputs, no decision yet on IAS cadre rules change: Centre

IAS officers are allocated a cadre, which is either a state or a group of states, or states and Union territories.

  • Friday, 02 September 2022
Union govt received Rs 7,85,914 crore till July 2022
Union govt received Rs 7,85,914 crore till July 2022

An amount of Rs 2,01,108 crore has been transferred to state governments as devolution of share of taxes by the Centre up to July, 2022, which is Rs 36,044 crore higher than the previous year.

  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
Pegasus panel report in SC: No conclusive evidence to show spyware in 29 phones

The Pegasus panel in its report said that the Government of India didn't cooperate in the probe.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
Supreme Court
'Why can't Centre form committee, call for all-party meeting', SC on PIL opposing freebies

The bench, also comprising Justices Hima Kohli and C.T. Ravikumar, noted, freebies, etc., can destroy the economy.

  • Wednesday, 24 August 2022
'Breaking of ice is taking place', engaging with FIFA to lift AIFF suspension: Centre to SC

The AIFF will not be able to play any international games until the ban is removed.

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Supreme Court
Centre says lay guidelines on freebies; SC favours balance between economy & welfare

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana and comprising Justice Krishna Murari noted that irrational freebies are definitely an issue of concern and there should be financial discipline.

  • Thursday, 11 August 2022
India to get 5G in one month: Centre
India to get 5G in a month: Centre

Talking about the Centre's initiatives to address the issues concerning digital divide, the minister said that the steps include taking optical fibers to all 6 lakh villages of the country, and also cover all these villages with 4G mobile communications.

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
Edible Oil
Centre reminds to bring down prices, edible oil bodies say in 10-15 days

Almost a week after asking the edible oil associations to cut down on MRP by at least Rs 15 per litre in line with the reduction in international prices, the Centre has issued a strict reminder, warning that it is keeping a watch on prices of edible oil.

  • Tuesday, 12 July 2022
Centre asks states to expedite completion of projects under ECRP-II
Centre asks states to expedite completion of projects under ECRP-II

The Centre asked the states and UTs to complete all activities under the ECRP-II scheme by December 31 this year.

  • Friday, 17 June 2022
Supreme Court
Not Respecting Our Orders, Testing Our Patience: SC To Centre On Tribunal Vacancies

The Supreme Court on Monday strongly criticized the Centre over the delay in filling up of vacancies at various tribunals and also for enacting the Tribunal Reforms Act, which is apparently identical to the earlier law struck down by the top court.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
Konark Temple
CM Naveen writes to Centre over ASI replacing stone carvings at Konark Temple

Bhubaneswar: Worried over reports of replacement of stone carvings at Konark Sun Temple by Archaeological Survey Of India (ASI), Odisha government today urged the Centre to look into the sensitive issue. In a letter to Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought the Centre’s intervention based on a news report […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Mahanadi water disputes tribunal: Centre yet to make its stance clear

Bhubaneswar: Even though the hearing of the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has begun the Centre is yet to make its stance clear on the issue. While the Centre had only enclosed the copy of the petition filed along with the reference letter to the tribunal, BJD has raised objection over the lack of clarity on […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
State, Centre at loggerheads over proposed NTPC power station

Bhubaneswar: The proposal for setting up of an additional power station at NTPC in Talcher has now snowballed into a controversy between the State government and Centre. While the Centre wants the foundation laying ceremony for the proposed project to be held on September 22, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha, the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021