Union Government(Search results - 22)
India19, Nov 2019, 4:10 PM IST
Bharat Ratna for Savarkar: Modi government asserts no formal recommendation needed
The Union government has given a written reply on the issue of awarding Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar stating that no formal recommendation is required for awarding the honour.
India16, Nov 2019, 6:03 PM IST
Sudarsan Pattnaik becomes first Indian to be honoured with Italian Golden Sand Art Award
The president of 'Promuovi Scorrana' Vito Maraschio sent an invitation to Pattnaik to participate in the World Sand Sculptures Championship. In India, Pattnaik was awarded Padma Shri by the union government in 2014.
India29, Sep 2019, 4:26 PM IST
Centre prohibits export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect
Union government has banned export of all varieties of onions with immediate effect by amending an export policy following rising prices of onions across the country. Onion price increased at least 30% in the past one week.
India18, Sep 2019, 6:25 PM IST
E-cigarettes banned: Doctors welcome move, say it will have a positive impact
As the Indian government bans e-cigarettes with the help of an ordinance, doctors welcome the move saying it will influence the younger generation away from the very habit of smoking
India12, Sep 2019, 7:51 PM IST
Motor Vehicles Act 2019: While vehicle users cry it’s not ‘fine’, Union government says it is!
Is paying exorbitant sums the way out to discipline violating riders and drivers? The government may think so, but the common says the government must also provide quality roads and infrastructure.
India6, Aug 2019, 10:05 AM IST
Article 370 scrapped: Andhra Pradesh parties TDP, YSRCP support Modi govt's decision
The Union government also moved a Bill to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories (Jammu and Kashmir with a legislature, and Ladakh without a legislature)
India5, Aug 2019, 3:30 PM IST
Article 370, 35A scrapped: Historic decision in Jammu and Kashmir; celebrations, vilifications and some explanations
The Union government has scrapped articles 370 and 35A in relation to Jammu and Kashmir. For the last few days, the news of such a move had been doing the rounds. But when Amit Shah, the home minister announced it on the floor of the Parliament, it became official with the ruling Modi government claiming 'Kashmir Hamara Hai'.
India25, Feb 2019, 3:53 PM IST
Bandipur forest reserve: Kumaraswamy govt busy fighting fires as BJP calls for action
Bandipur forest fire: While Karnataka chief minister said that things will soon be under control with the Union government sending four helicopters, the BJP has said that precautionary measures weren't taken this year to avert this disaster.
India26, Dec 2018, 4:58 PM IST
Urea vanishes in thin air just days after Congress takes charge in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
Allegations of black marketing of urea are rife in Congress-ruled Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Interestingly, The Congress-led Union government of PV Narasimha Rao had presided over urea scam in 1996, in which his kin was convicted in 2018.
India29, Oct 2018, 9:24 PM IST
Ram Mandir cannot be delayed, will do 'karseva' if law is not enacted: VHP chief to MyNation (Video)
VHP working president demanded the Union government to enact a law to clear the way for building a grand temple of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.
News29, Sep 2018, 4:23 PM IST
Triple talaq: Muslim organisations unite to urge govt to withdraw ordinance
The Union government had passed an ordinance declaring triple talaq as a criminal offence. Muslim groups representing different sects urged the government to safeguard their freedom of religion guaranteed by the Constitution.
India22, Sep 2018, 5:20 PM IST
Major reshuffle in central intelligence, investigating agencies and paramilitary forces
Top bosses of at least seven central agencies and forces, which includes high-profile CBI, Intelligence Bureau, R&AW, BSF and SPG, will be changed