Tag archive for ‘Government’
By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Govt spent Rs 132.38 cr on GST advertisements

New Delhi: The government spent Rs 132.38 crore on advertisements for GST, an agency under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has said in reply to an RTI query. The government had also roped in Bollywood More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Govt asks WhatsApp to set up local entity, find solution to trace origin of fake messages

New Delhi: In a stern message to Whatsapp, the government today said the messaging platform will need to set up a local entity and find a tech solution to trace the origin of fake messages on its platform. IT Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

26 IPS officers transferred in Haryana

Chandigarh: In a major revamp of the state police machinery, the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana today transferred 26 IPS and four HPS officers, according to an official spokesperson here. Manohar Lal More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Govt advertises vacant posts for Information Commissioners in CIC

New Delhi: Amid a row over proposed changes in the RTI Act, the government has invited applications from eligible candidates to fill vacant posts of Information Commissioners in transparency watchdog CIC. Radha More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Mega recruitment drive: Govt to hire over 54,000 jawans in CAPFs

New Delhi: In one of the biggest recruitment drives in central security forces, the government has decided to recruit over 54,000 jawans in armed police forces like the CRPF, BSF and ITBP among others this year.Representative More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Bihar to grant reservation in promotions to SCs/STs

Patna: The Bihar government has announced reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes personnel in its services.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar The decision was taken in compliance with More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Govt wants to tap citizens’ WhatsApp messages to create surveillance state, says Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today took a strong note of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data, observing that it will be “like More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Govt may not move Supreme Court in individual cases where implication is below Rs 50 L

New Delhi: Seeking to reduce the number of cases in which it is a party, the government may not approach the Supreme Court against high court orders where the financial implication is less than Rs 50 lakh. Attorney More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

More women in govt may reduce corruption

Washington: Corruption is lower in governments where a greater share of parliamentarians are women, say scientists – including those of Indian origin – who analysed data from over 125 countries. Representative More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Govt will take action on bribery plaint: UP Guv Ram Naik

Lucknow: After writing a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath highlighting corruption in his office, Governor Ram Naik on Friday said the government will take action on it. The UP Governor Ram More...