State Government

  • SC notice to Centre, states on plea for stopping red beacon use 14-02-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and the states on a plea for scrapping a rule that allows use of red beacons on the vehicles of high dignitaries. A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha asked the authorities to file response within four weeks...
  • Centre asks Naxal-hit states to intensify vigil for Republic Day 24-01-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Republic day, the government has asked all Naxal violence-affected states to tighten security in their areas in the wake of intelligence inputs suggesting that Maoist cadres may try to disrupt peace and launch offensive actions during the celebrations. Home Ministry has issued an advisory to...
  • Coal scam: Missing files are with state government, say UPA sources 19-08-2013 12:59 PM

    The Centre has been trying to pass on the buck on the case of the missing coal files. Government sources have indicated to CNN-IBN that the details of the missing CBI files in the coal scam were with the state government. Sources said the government also gave details of some...
  • Will the SC order really end the shame of acid attacks in India? 18-07-2013 11:12 PM

    The apex court has asked the governments to pay Rs 1 lakh, out of the Rs 3 lakh compensation, within a period of 15 days of the incident being reported to the police ...
  • SC regulates acid sale, directs state govts to pay Rs 3 lakh compensation to acid attack victims 18-07-2013 07:19 PM

    The apex court has asked the governments to pay Rs 1 lakh, out of the Rs 3 lakh compensation, within a period of 15 days of the incident being reported to the police. ...
  • Pay Rs 3 lakh compensation to acid attack victims: SC to state govts 18-07-2013 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed state governments to pay Rs 3 lakh compensation to all acid attack victims. The apex court has asked the governments to pay Rs 1 lakh, out of the Rs 3 lakh compensation, within a period of 15 days of the incident being...
  • SC pulls up state governments for not doing away with beacon lights 09-07-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up state governments for not doing away with the indiscriminate use of beacon lights. The apex court has slammed all state governments for not responding to a letter by the Union Home Secretary on the issue. The Home Secretary had directed all the...
  • SC asks state govts to act against sale of adulterated milk 02-07-2013 02:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the sale of adulterated milk in the country, saying it is a serious issue and action needs to be taken by the state governments to curb it. "It is a very serious issue. There is no doubt that it is...
  • HC notice to govt on petition seeking ban on liquor 26-06-2013 12:20 AM

    Cuttack: Odhisa High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the state government, asking it to file counter affidavits on a petition, seeking a complete ban on manufacture and sale of liquor in the state. Holding preliminary hearing on the petition, a division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice...
  • Restrict use of red beacon lights on official vehicles: SC to Centre 05-04-2013 09:13 AM

    The Supreme Court had ordered a cut down on the use of red beacon lights by politicians and top officials. The Centre and state governments have been asked to amend the rules to drastically reduce the usage to only those officials who hold constitutional posts. The court also said that...
  • Rs 16 crore spent on Kasab in 3 years 23-11-2011 10:05 AM

    Mumbai: The clamour for speedily sending him to the gallows notwithstanding, a staggering Rs 16 crore has been shelled out for protecting the country's most high-profile prisoner Ajmal Kasab. Sentenced to death by the special anti-terror court, Kasab, in his mid-20s, is lodged in a special cell in Arthur Road...
  • How poor India battles encephalitis 07-10-2011 06:27 PM

    Almost 500 children die of encephalitis in Eastern UP in two months because of poor sanitation and dirty water. ...
  • MHA cracks the whip, recalls tapping equipment 25-05-2011 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: All set to crack down on illegal phone tapping, the Centre has asked the government agencies and state governments to return all surveillance equipment. "MHA has not authorised any phone tapping of any political leaders," said Home Minister P Chidambaram in a damage control mode in Parliament last...
  • Dhoni's team gets 60 times more than Kapil's 04-04-2011 07:05 AM

    New Delhi: It's raining rewards for the winning squad. Not only a 10 million largesse from BCCI, state governments are also queuing up to shower the cricketers with big money. Rajasthan has announced a complimentary trip on "Palace On wheels" for all the players. Kapil Dev and MS Dhoni have...
  • 15 women die after childbirth in Jodhpur hospital 11-03-2011 09:18 AM

    Jaipur: Fifteen women have died so far after childbirth, in a Jodhpur government hospital. Even after three weeks, authorities are still clueless about the cause of deaths. Preliminary reports have suggested contaminated IV fluid behind cause of the deaths. A panel sent by the Central Government to probe the deaths...
  • Controlling inflation a big challenge: Kamal Nath 20-04-2008 12:09 PM

    Lahore: The continuing freeze on Indo-Pak bilateral cricket is frustrating, says Shoaib Akhtar but the former pacer does not agree with Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf's politically incorrect statement that the Indians are intimidated by the prospect of taking on an in-form Pakistan. Obviously it is frustrating the...
  • Man fights timber mafia to save 90,000 trees 05-03-2008 05:40 PM

    Bangalore: Skipper Gautam Gambhir and Jacques Kallis shared an unbeaten 48 run partnership for the second wicket, as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat the Warriors by 22 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method, in the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 competition on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 156, KKR were...
  • J&K: Security forces lack coordination in state 22-02-2008 11:05 PM

    Melbourne: Belinda Clark, Australia's most successful women cricketer and captain, has emerged as one of the front runners for Cricket Australia's (CA) newly created post of cricket supremo. The 40-year-old Clark, who retired in 2005, has been impressive in her management skills and cricket knowledge since being appointed as the...
  • Centre plans 'kiss of life' to 29 RRBs 16-07-2007 11:59 PM

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  • B'lore gripped by stomach ailment 12-06-2007 10:33 PM

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  • Bengal govt puts on hold all SEZs 16-03-2007 08:04 PM

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