Everything you need to know about Salua Govt. Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Salua Govt. Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday said that it will continue with its efforts for passage of other bills on food security and land acquisition, which are equally important.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): The government has asked banks to fast track implementation of the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme (DBT) ahead of the launch of its second phase from July 1.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned the government's move of to provide 'Z' category security to Reliance Industries Limited Chairman, Mukesh Ambani.
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal today announced the next course of the civil disobedience movement, which will start from April 6.
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): The Congress-led UPA Government today deferred a decision on hiking dearness allowance (DA) of central government employees to 80 percent from 72 percent at present.
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday assured that the government is committed to the freedom of internet users.
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday informed that the government is aware of Chinese participation in development projects in the Indian Ocean Region and keeps a constant watch on all developments concerning the national security.
Minister of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development andEducation, Govt. of Delhi Prof. Kiran Walia has exhorted that the people to discourage all types of crime against women and to ensure safe
Minister of Social Welfare, Women, Child Development and Education, Govt. of Delhi, Prof. Kiran Walia has said that Government is committed to ensure empowerment of women in the Capital
New Delhi, Mar. 3 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K.Advani on Sunday said his party plans to uproot the corrupt UPA Government in the 2014 general elections.
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday ruled out his resignation in connection with the VVIP chopper deal.
New Delhi, Feb. 17 (ANI): A day after an Italian court denied to share any documents with India regarding the Agusta Westland deal for 12 VVIP choppers, the Congress party on Sunday said that the government is committed to find out the truth behind the alleged corruption in the deal and an investigation team will visit Italy despite the court refusal.
New Delhi, Feb. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government over its decision to hike petrol price by Rs 1.50 per litre and diesel price by 45 paise a litre with effect from midnight tonight, saying this is absolutely atrocious and will increase the prices of all commodities.
Bhubaneswar, Feb. 8 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Friday gave call for a two-day nationwide strike on February 20 and 21 to protest against the government's anti-people policies.
Chennai, Feb 8 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday lashed out at Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai for hitting out at the Manmohan Singh-led UPA II Government at an international forum, and said that constitutional authorities should be circumscribed by the 'Lakshman Rekha' propriety.
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): The government on Thursday decided to constitute an executive committee on climate change to assist the Prime Minister's Council on the issue.
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath on Monday said the government will spend around 100 crore rupees per annum on the appointment of protection officers to work exclusively for the implementation of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005.
Kolkata, Jan. 18 (ANI): Taking on the Congress-led UPA Government for de-regulating the diesel price, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday said that his political outfit would hold a nationwide protest to oppose this anti-people move.
Bangalore, Jan. 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday backed the visa given to former Pakistan cricket skipper Javed Miandad to visit India for the ongoing one-day series, saying the Indian Government has followed proper procedures.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Union Minister of state for Home R.P.N. Singh today offered his condolences to the Delhi gang-rape victim's family, saying that the government will be on its toes to frame stricter laws against such crimes.
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram Friday said that the government would take some more steps in the next few weeks to revive the economy...............
New Delhi, Dec.7 (ANI):The government on Friday expressed concern about the future of sportspersons after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) for "possible manipulation" in its elections.
Islamabad, Dec. 4 (ANI): The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has clarified that it had not ordered to unblock access to video-sharing website YouTube in Pakistan.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Central Government on Friday clarified that no meeting was held yesterday between Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily on subsidy for LPG cylinders.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has reiterated commitment of her Government to impart education to all children as they have a right to education as defined by the Right to Education. The City Govt. will not leave any stone unturned in implementing RTE Act in the capital city.
New Delhi, Nov. 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday offered his condolences to Savita Halappanavar's family, and said that the Irish Government is probing the matter.
Washington, Nov. 16 (ANI): Notorious hacking group Anonymous have reportedly attacked websites belonging to the Israeli government as the nation continues its deadly conflict against Hamas in the Palestinian city of Gaza.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Activist-turned politician Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the Congress-led UPA Government of trying to suppress the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
The Govt. of Delhi is committed to provide sports facilities to all the students in schools in Delhi. The Minister of Education, Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Govt. of Delhi Prof. Kiran Walia
Inaugurating a dispensary in Baljeet Nagar today, BJP Delhi Pradesh President Vijender Gupta told the people on this occasion that when FDI in retail is being opposed every where in the country,
Dehradun, Oct.20 (ANI): The Government of Uttarakhand on Saturday accepted a one-man commission's recommendation that the creation of an ex-cadre to give reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees is not legally and administratively justified.
Srinagar, Oct.20 (ANI): The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has released Rs. 20.86 lakh as pension for families affected by militancy in the state's Kupwara District.
London, Oct. 17 (ANI): The British Government's plans to snoop on its citizens' online activity risk uncovering wrong targets such as "incompetent criminals and accidental anarchists" rather than serious offenders, the UK Information Commissioner has warned.
Mayor of South Delhi, Savita Gupta attended ICLEI (Internation Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) Summit on "Cities for Life: City and Sub-national Biodiversity: in Hyderabad. The Summit was organized by ICLEI in partner with Govt. of India, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
The Govt. of Delhi has decided to improve the condition of the schools by providing necessary facilities like drinking water, improvement of bathrooms and providing desks etc.
Islamabad, Sept. 21 (ANI): The Pakistan government blocked cellular services in Karachi early on Friday, ahead of a national holiday, called 'Ishq-e-Rasool day'.
Islamabad, Sept 20 (ANI): The Pakistan cabinet has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the anti-Islam film, and has called upon international organisations, including the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to take measures to stop hate-mongers from dealing with such sensitive subjects.
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Coming a day after the fuel price hike announcements, the decision of the Indian Government to ease FDI norms in an array of sectors like Multi Brand Retail, Civil Aviation, Power Trading Exchanges and Broadcasting is a tremendous boost not only to the sectors in question, but is a huge mood lifter, Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII has said in a press release.
Bangalore/New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail at this stage in India is an anti-people measure, and added that this was completely uncalled for.
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday supported the recent diesel price hike even as the Congress-led UPA Government came under heavy fire from allies and opponents alike for raising the fuel prices.
Minister of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development and Education, Govt. of Delhi, Prof. Kiran Walia has said that the Govt. of Delhi is committed to ensure empowerment of women in the Capital.
Tokyo, Sep 13 (ANI): Japan's Tokyo Metropolitan Government has unveiled a draft plan, which has been designed to sharply reduce the death toll from a major earthquakes in near future.
Islamabad, Sept. 12 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has welcomed the UN team on missing persons, and said the elected government had taken the issue of disappearances very seriously and was making all-out efforts to strengthen the domestic mechanisms to address the humanitarian issue and ensure rule of law in the country.
Sydney, Sep 12 (ANI): While the first set of cigarettes in plain packaging have hit major supermarkets in Australia, a tobacco firm has directly challenged the Australian Government's order by not complying with strict new rules.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) member activist Arvind Kejriwal, who met jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in prison, today said that he would begin a protest starting Saturday if all sedition-related charges levelled against Trivedi are not dropped.
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): In order to further reduce transaction cost of the importers and as a trade facilitation measure, the government on Friday made e-payment of customs duty mandatory.
Lahore, Sept. 7 (ANI): American lawyer Sara Bilal has said that the Pakistan Government has disappointed the families of prisoners by not standing by the agreement to hand over control of the prison control to Afghanistan.
Sydney, Sep 4 (ANI): Australia's Greens party Senator, Scott Ludlum has called Attorney-General Nicola Roxon's reversal of decision on online spy laws as "a lunge for vast surveillance powers".
Karachi, Sept. 2 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has urged Afghan President Hamid Karzai to take effective steps to stop terrorists crossing into Pakistan.
New Delhi, Aug.30 (ANI): Delhi's Health Minister, Dr. A.K. Walia, on Thursday directed the Commissioner, Food Safety, to take stringent action against unscrupulous food business operators indulging in food adulteration.
Karachi, Aug. 28 (ANI): The Sindh Government has introduced a new bill which could land an offender for seven years in prison in order to protect the places of worship of the minorities from the "land mafia".
New York/New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): India should take the lead in condemning Syrian Government-sponsored executions and indiscriminate shelling, said a senior Human Rights Watch (HRW) official.
Washington, Aug. 27 (ANI): Afghanistan's intelligence agency has said its operatives have confirmed that the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani Network has been killed.
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav has criticized the Central Government for underplaying the recently tabled audit reports on power projects, aviation and coal block allocation.
London, August 25 (ANI): Even though UFO watchers have revealed that activity in Britain's skies is constantly increasing, at least the MoD has closed the investigations book.
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A Washington court has ruled that the United States Government cannot force tobacco firms to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said Google and Facebook are cooperating with the government clampdown on Internet postings and material that threaten national security.
Islamabad, Aug 23 (ANI): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the government is planning to block prepaid SIM cards issued on fake national identity cards in order to prevent their use in terrorist activities.
Peshawar, Aug 20 (ANI): Groups of jihadi outfits, seeking donations to help wage 'jihad' against the United States in Afghanistan, have taken to the streets in Pakistan, without being deterred by the administration, who choose to turn a deaf ear to it.
The call for the fight against corruption of Baba Ramdev entered its second on Friday as thousands of supporters assembled into the Ramlila Grounds for day two of his fast....
The women are subjected to harassment, humiliation and are often made victim of the violence due to supremacy of male in the Indian society and it is very difficult to convince the male dominated society to control violence against women. This was stated by Minister of Social Welfare
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said the Central Government could do nothing if Team Anna has decided not to hold talks with it.
Peshawar, Aug. 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Interior Ministry has cancelled around 2,000 passports of people hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and tribal areas after declaring them 'doubtful' and ordered an inquiry into the matter.
London, Aug 2 (ANI): The United States Government reportedly racked up a staggering 41,210 dollars in debt every second of every day in 2011, making 'federal deficit' the largest portion of the economy since the increased war spending in the 1940s.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Delhi Government has agreed to establish a Commission for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to address issues and problems of the vulnerable sections of society, including the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Minorities.
Congress leader of Opposition in the Standing Committee South Delhi Municipal Council (SDMC) Farhad Suri has said that erstwhile MCD has been spending more than one fourth of its revenue on primary education every year but still general public has not been inclined to send their children to M.C. Schools.
Karachi, July 18 (ANI): The chief of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi (MQM-H) has said that targeted killings in Karachi are taking place on a daily basis because the government and its allies want to distract the public from their own shortcomings.
London, July 9 (ANI): Britain is concerned about experiencing a potential shortage of security guards during the Olympics, as the private security company that was paid nearly 300 million pounds to guard the games, is yet to train or accredit its security guards in giving error-free protection.
Tokyo, July 9 (ANI): Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States have reiterated their call for Taliban to abandon violence and enter a dialogue with the Afghan government.
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Delhi Government on Sunday extended the summer vacation of city schools by one more week in view of the ongoing heat wave.
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has urged the people of Pakistan to help him in efforts to free Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who is on death row in the neighbouring country.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): The government on Friday issued a clarification regarding the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) guidelines released last evening, saying it has not seen by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and will be finalised only after the former's approval who also holds the Finance Ministry portfolio now.
Washington, June 22 (ANI): The U.S. government has asked a federal court to reject lawsuits demanding the release of documents on CIA drone strikes targeting suspected militants abroad, saying the entire subject is "classified".
Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): A massive fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Maharashtra Government Secretariat here on Thursday afternoon.
London, June 15 (ANI): The British government has announced legislation that would lead to a huge expansion of surveillance of the Internet and mobile phones by intelligence agencies and the police.
Delhi state has accused Delhi Govt. for its gimmick plans afoot on the issue of development in 1,639 unauthorized colonies in Delhi.
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The government, to improve the finances of dairy firms and help milk producers, has lifted the ban on exporting of skimmed milk powder.
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The government has integrated an e-governance project for Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) under Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) portal.
The defence ministry Monday, on a recommendation from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the federal investigating agency that is currently investigating the Tatra military trucks supply deal, has suspended public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman V R S Natarajan from his post in the connection of same case as BEML had supplied the alleged substandard Tatra Trucks to the military.................
Chairman Standing Committee, NDMC Yogendra Chandolia today declared the statement of Chief Minister of Delhi politically motivated in which she has declared MCD as biggest burden on the Government.
Islamabad, June 2 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court hearing into the Balochistan target killings case, has directed the interior and defence secretaries and the principal secretary to the prime minister to discuss the recovery of missing persons, and come up with a clear statement about a solution to the problem by June 4.
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its twenty fifth day on Friday, the government will make public a report prepared by a panel constituted to look into the problems arising out of the merger of the airline with the erstwhile Indian Airlines.
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): As Pakistan and the United States make some headway in bilateral talks, Islamabad's demand for 5,000 dollars per container for transporting goods to Afghanistan through its territory remains the biggest stumbling block.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Thursday said the government took the decision to hike petrol price to ensure that the oil firms do not run into losses as business entities.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday predicted and warned that the UPA-II Government headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could collapse anytime, as its allies were seemingly unhappy.
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan's mission in Jeddah had to pay 19,500 riyals (Rs 472,660) as a religious fine to Saudi Arabian authorities in 2007 because the then-prime minister Shaukat Aziz and his entourage had violated a basic law during a pilgrimage.
Islamabad, May 15 (ANI): Amidst growing realisation that it cannot keep the NATO supply routes blocked for long, Pakistan has dropped the clearest hint yet that it might review a decision that has put its relations with the U.S. in a tailspin.
London, May 10 (ANI): A UK Government adviser has advised caution by claiming that the riots that took place in the country last summer were a 'taste of the Britain to come'.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre will bring a white paper on black money in the current session of Parliament.
Katmandu, May 5 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is working to form a unity government in attempts to agree to a new constitution by the end of May.
Islamabad, May 4 (ANI): In an alarming development, the Pakistan federal government has been found to have consumed 91 per cent of the total annual budget in just nine months, while its revenues could not match the reckless spending, resulting in a budget deficit of Rs 1.38 trillion - the highest ever in the country's history.
Health Minister Dr. A.K. Walia, today alerted Delhites, RWAs, heads of the Govt. and private institutions, offices, hospitals, schools,
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Income-linked cap on marriage expenditures and the provision for registration of gifts at the time of ceremony are among a number of measures that are being considered by the central government to make the Dowry Prohibition Act tougher.
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said the government is striving to normalise trade with India, while speaking in the National Assembly.
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that the Pakistan Government and the armed forces played a vital role in hunting down former Al- Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden through a mobile phone chip.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Following the Secret Service scandal in Columbia, a Brazilian prostitute is suing the US Federal Government over an injury in an incident last year by four members of a U.S. security team.
Colombo, Apr 23 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has ordered the removal of a mosque located in the central town of Dambulla, saying it is sacred to the country's majority Buddhists.
Islamabad, Apr 18 (ANI): Broadband operators of Pakistan have agreed to implement an automated URL filtering system, which has left proponents of internet freedom worried.
Kabul, Apr 16(ANI): A militant arrested for launching attacks on Kabul and three other cities has confessed that it was carried out by the Haqqani network, a top Afghan security official has said.
The Centre on Saturday informed to Supreme Court that it was going to restrict 'Hajj Subsidy' to once in a lifetime in its new Hajj Policy 2012 as against once in five years.......