Move to impose Hindi cannot be accepted, says Kerala CM

Kannur (Ker), Apr 9 (PTI) As protests rise over Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement that Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English and not to local languages, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the move to impose Hindi cannot be accepted. Speaking at a seminar on Centre-State relations, organised by… Continue reading Move to impose Hindi cannot be accepted, says Kerala CM

Centre appoints Mizoram chief secretary, without entertaining CM’s request: official

Aizawl, November 1 (PTI): The Centre has appointed Renu Sharma as the new chief secretary of Mizoram, without entertaining the request of Chief Minister Zoramthanga who wanted another official to take the top post as he is well versed with the local language and culture, an official said on Tuesday. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar… Continue reading Centre appoints Mizoram chief secretary, without entertaining CM’s request: official

Had no desire to become CM, BJP can have the post, says Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he had no desire to become the Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could make its own Chief Minister. During the JD(U)’s national executive meeting, Kumar said that he is not attached to the position. “I had no desire… Continue reading Had no desire to become CM, BJP can have the post, says Nitish Kumar

Gujarat: No leave for govt doctors, healthcare staff in Diwali

Ahmedabad, November 13 (PTI): Government doctors and healthcare staff in Gujarat will not get leave during Diwali in view of the coronavirus pandemic, an official release said on Friday. The directive came from Commissioner of Health Jai Prakash Shivahare. During the current festival season, leave should be granted to government doctors and healthcare staff only… Continue reading Gujarat: No leave for govt doctors, healthcare staff in Diwali

PM Modi has directed strictest action against Hathras culprits: UP CM

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that strictest action should be taken against the culprits involved in Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji spoke to me over Hathras incident and he said that strictest action be taken against the… Continue reading PM Modi has directed strictest action against Hathras culprits: UP CM

Combating COVID-19: Odisha govt sanctions four months’ salary in advance for medical staff

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak all doctors, paramedical and healthcare staff will be given four months’ advance salary for April, May, June and July. “Our doctors, paramedical and healthcare staff are our first line of defence. In the fight against coronavirus, there is no… Continue reading Combating COVID-19: Odisha govt sanctions four months’ salary in advance for medical staff

Be it BJP or Congress, I am everyone’s CM, says Kejriwal

New Delhi: After swearing-in as Delhi Chief Minister for third consecutive time, Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he is everyone’s leader, irrespective of their party affiliation. “In elections, some voted for AAP, while some for BJP and Congress…. but today when I took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi, I am Chief Minister for all.… Continue reading Be it BJP or Congress, I am everyone’s CM, says Kejriwal

CBI arrests OSD to Delhi DyCM on bribery charges

New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday arrested a Delhi government officer understood to be the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in an alleged bribery case of Rs 2 lakh, officials said. Gopal Krishna Madhav was arrested in a late night operation for allegedly receiving a bribe of over Rs… Continue reading CBI arrests OSD to Delhi DyCM on bribery charges

10% quotas for police, class IV employees in housing schemes

Thane: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced that all housing schemes of the government will have a ten per cent reservation each for police personnel and class IV government employees. He was speaking after launching more than a dozen projects in the city. Thane Guardian Minister and Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde, Housing… Continue reading 10% quotas for police, class IV employees in housing schemes