EXTENTION

  • Government says no to RTE deadline extension April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday rejected the demand of some states of extending RTE deadline on meeting infrastructure norms but asked them to act tough on schools which are lagging far behind in implementing them. Amid concerns over schools which have failed to meet the RTE obligations by the...
  • FTN: Is land acquisition losing legitimacy? July 26, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, land acquisition is losing legitimacy in the eyes of people. ...
  • Centre blames UP govt for Noida ext land 'grab' July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources told Network 18 on Thursday that the Central government blames the Mayawati led Uttar Pradesh government for the land acquisition mess in Noida Extention. Sources also added that a rightful compensation needed to be decided and given to the farmers who were taken for granted. Sources said that...
  • Sarabjit Singh's hanging deferred by 21 days April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: In a latest development in the Sarabjit Singh case, his hanging has been delayed by another 21 days. Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee will reach Pakistan on April 21 and will have discussions with the government on a possible swap of prisoners. Sources in the PMO say India is hopeful...
  • Taslima hopes her visa will be extended January 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Government has not yet taken any decision on granting a visa extension to Taslima Nasreen. According to sources, the issue is still under consideration at the ministry level. Taslima's visa expires on February 17 and she has appealed to the Government to grant her an extension. Her...