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  • Centre releases revenue deficit grant of over Rs 7000 crore to 14 states

    Centre releases revenue deficit grant of over Rs 7000 crore to 14 states

    The Finance Commission had recommended a total Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs. 86,201 crore to 14 states for the financial year 2022-23.

    May 6, 2022
  • Coal shortage in power plants: Centre advises states to place orders for imports

    Coal shortage in power plants: Centre advises states to place orders for imports

    The minister gave the advice during a meeting to review the status of import of coal for blending in the thermal power plants with the states.

    May 6, 2022
  • Centre keeping an eye on Punjab situation after Patiala violence

    Centre keeping an eye on Punjab situation after Patiala violence

    They also said that such clashes between two communities happening in a border state like Punjab, which has a past, may have a serious impact on the peace and tranquillity of the state as the anti-national elements sitting across the border may try to exploit the situation for their nefarious designs.

    May 1, 2022
  • Centre must fill up vacancy to tackle pendency of cases in judiciary: CJI

    Centre must fill up vacancy to tackle pendency of cases in judiciary: CJI

    Mr Modi said deliberations in this conference will help laying the path for judiciary to give common citizens speedy and time-bound justice.

    April 30, 2022
  • Power tussle between Delhi vs Centre: SC reserves order

    Power tussle between Delhi vs Centre: SC reserves order

    The Supreme Court today also said that the Delhi Government's petition challenging the GNCTD Amendment Act 2021, will also be listed along with the main matter.

    April 28, 2022
  • Centre seeks SC direction to refer Delhi Vs Centre case to larger bench

    Centre seeks SC direction to refer Delhi Vs Centre case to larger bench

    Mehta said that there were several countries which were considered and it was seen how their capitals were managed. Its one thing to manage Pondicherry and one thing to manage Delhi.

    April 27, 2022
  • ‘Like you have Central Vista’: SC seeks Centre’s stand on ‘Judicial Vista’

    ‘Like you have Central Vista’: SC seeks Centre’s stand on ‘Judicial Vista’

    A bench of Justices Vineet Saran and J.K. Maheshwari orally observed that it is a matter, where the court would not be inclined to pass directions, but would want the Central government to consider it and take a decision.

    April 25, 2022
  • SC issues notice to Centre on petition seeking leniency in child adoption

    SC issues notice to Centre on petition seeking leniency in child adoption

    A bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Dr Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud issued notice to the Centre on the petition filed by the The Temple of Healing through its secretary Piyush Saxena.

    April 11, 2022
  • SC has fixed timelines for filing claims by families of COVID-19 victims: Centre

    SC has fixed timelines for filing claims by families of COVID-19 victims: Centre

    If it is found by the committee that a particular claimant could not make the claim within the stipulated time which was beyond their control, his/her case may be considered on merits.

    April 11, 2022
  • Centre approves hike in DA/DR to its employees & pensioners

    Centre approves hike in DA/DR to its employees & pensioners

    The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief would be Rs 9,544.50 crore per annum. This will benefit about 47.68 lakh Central government employees and 68.62 lakh pensioners.

    March 30, 2022
  • SC gives Centre more time on plea for minority status for Hindus in some states

    SC gives Centre more time on plea for minority status for Hindus in some states

    The ministry said that certain states, where Hindus or other communities are less in number, can declare them a minority community within its territory, to enable them set up and administer their own institutions.

    March 28, 2022
  • Rural job scheme

    Rural job scheme

    Misgivings that the Centre might delay approval for the states’ labour budgets relating to the scheme are not wholly unfounded. A further withholding of funds is, therefore, likely. Many states are already facing huge arrears in payment to the job scheme workers primarily because of the Centre’s erratic release of funds.

    March 28, 2022
  • Centre focuses on promoting exports of GI tagged niche agricultural products

    Centre focuses on promoting exports of GI tagged niche agricultural products

    Some of the shipments of GI products in 2021 included export of Naga Mircha (King Chilli) from Nagaland to UK, Black Rice from Manipur and Assam to the United Kingdom, Assam Lemon to the United Kingdom and Italy, three GI varieties of Mango (Fazli, Khirsapati, and Laxmanbhog) from West Bengal and one GI variety of Mango (Zardalu) from Bihar to Bahrain and Qatar.

    March 17, 2022
  • A call to serve

    A call to serve

    By the middle of the last decade, acute crisis of officers in various departments of the Union government appeared particularly in the grade of Directors. The same crisis appeared in the corresponding grades of the All-India Services. States became reluctant to spare their officers for Central deputation. Similarly, Central government departments also hesitated in sparing officers of the organized services for manning deputation posts of the Centre

    March 4, 2022
  • Centre releases Rs. 1348.10 crore for urban local bodies in six states

    Centre releases Rs. 1348.10 crore for urban local bodies in six states

    The 15th Finance Commission in its report for the period from 2021-22 to 2025-26 has divided the urban local bodies into two categories: (a) Million-Plus urban agglomerations/cities (excluding Delhi and Srinagar), and (b) all other cities and towns with less than one million population (Non-Million Plus cities).

    February 25, 2022
  • Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

    Centre ready to talk with the NE militants: Rajnath

    The senior BJP leader said that during the previous Congress regime, blockade and violence were the regular phenomenon and the records of their (Congress) governance were broken.

    February 14, 2022
  • Centre to ban 54 Chinese apps posing threat to national security

    Centre to ban 54 Chinese apps posing threat to national security

    According to sources, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), has identified these applications which belong to major Chinese tech companies like Tencent, Alibaba and NetEase and the applications include such as Sweet Selfie HD, Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera, Equalizer & Bass Booster, Tencent Xriver, ect.

    February 14, 2022