State govt’s consent must for CBI to probe in its jurisdiction: Supreme Court

New Delhi [India], November 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court has held that the consent of state government is mandatory for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in its jurisdiction and the Central government cannot extend the agency’s jurisdiction to any state without permission of states. While deciding petitions by the accused in a corruption… Continue reading State govt’s consent must for CBI to probe in its jurisdiction: Supreme Court

Centre directs to seal state, district borders effectively to curb spread of coronavirus

New Delhi: In view of the movement of migrant workers in view of 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, directions have been issued that district and state borders should effectively be sealed. The States have also been directed to ensure there is no movement of people across cities or on highways. “Cabinet Secretary… Continue reading Centre directs to seal state, district borders effectively to curb spread of coronavirus

State cannot deprive citizens of their property without sanction of law: Supreme Court

New Delhi: In a democratic polity governed by the rule of law, the State cannot deprive citizens of their property without the sanction of law, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held. The top court ruled that to forcibly dispossess citizens of their private property, without following the due process of law, would be to violate… Continue reading State cannot deprive citizens of their property without sanction of law: Supreme Court

Haryana MBBS students will have to serve within state: Anil Vij

Chandigarh: Haryana’s Health Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday the students pursuing MBBS course in medical colleges in the state would have to serve within the state. “It has been made compulsory that doctors studying MBBS in medical colleges of Haryana would have to serve within the state. A notification in this regard would soon be… Continue reading Haryana MBBS students will have to serve within state: Anil Vij

Tripura to form expert committee on 7th Pay Commission

Agartala: The Tripura government will form an expert committee regarding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations for the state government employees, the new Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said today. This decision was taken at the first meeting of the council of ministers held here during the day, Deb, who took oath as the… Continue reading Tripura to form expert committee on 7th Pay Commission

MP CM bats for reservation for women in state govt jobs

Bhopa: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday pitched for reservation of women in various government departments of the state. Speaking at an event titled – “Women Self Help Group Confidence”, organized on Jamburi grounds of Bhopal, Chouhan announced that 50 percent jobs would be reserved for women in all state government schools.… Continue reading MP CM bats for reservation for women in state govt jobs

Delhi’s L-G has more power than governor of a state: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that Delhi’s lieutenant governor has more power than the governor of a state as he does not have to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers all the time. It said that the governor of a state has to more or less act… Continue reading Delhi’s L-G has more power than governor of a state: Supreme Court

State check posts will go under GST; excise point may stay: Revenue Secretary

New Delhi: State level check posts which collect taxes on movement of goods will not be required under the GST regime that will take effect from July 1, although excise collection points may remain as they relate to taxation on alcohol, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today. The rates will be common under the Goods… Continue reading State check posts will go under GST; excise point may stay: Revenue Secretary

Govt plays cupid, allows IAS, IPS couples to work in one state

New Delhi: In a Valentine’s Day gift to All India Services officers, the government has played cupid and today amended rules to mandatorily allow married couples from the IAS and IPS get the same cadre state. However, they will not get a cadre which is the home state of either of them. The amendment was… Continue reading Govt plays cupid, allows IAS, IPS couples to work in one state

Centre turns down Amitabh Thakur’s request for change of cadre

Lucknow: The Centre has turned down the request of controversial IPS officer Amitabh Thakur for change of cadre from Uttar Pradesh to any other state. He had on June 16 last year requested the Union Home Ministry to change his cadre from UP to any other state, alleging “harassment and threat to his life”. Thakur… Continue reading Centre turns down Amitabh Thakur’s request for change of cadre