No fake anganwadi centres operational in country: WCD

No fake anganwadi centres operational in country: WCD

New Delhi: There are no fake anganwadi centres operational in the country, the Women and Child Development Ministry told Parliament Friday. The ministry informed the Lok Sabha that it has also issued directions to the states and the Union Territories to ensure there are no bogus beneficiaries. “There are no fake anganwadi centres in the […]

Cong snubs SC’s Rafale verdict, challenges Modi government for JPC probe

NEW DELHI: The Congress Friday said the Supreme Court has vindicated its stand that “corruption” in the Rafale fighter jet deal cannot be decided by it and challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the deal. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Congress had stated […]

Complaint lodged against Sidhu over stuffed bird gift from Pak

Complaint lodged against Sidhu over stuffed bird gift from Pak

Chandigarh: Two animal activists have complained to the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, seeking action against Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for allegedly possessing a stuffed black partridge in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The bird was gifted to Punjab’s minister of local government, tourism and cultural affairs by a Pakistani journalist, while he […]

‘Be job providers not seekers’

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Thursday urged the students to be job providers and not job seekers. He was speaking at the fifth convocation of the Delhi Technological University here during which a total of 2099 degrees were conferred. Two Chancellors medals and 43 Vice Chancellor medals were also awarded at the […]

OBC representation in govt jobs less than actual quota: Govt

OBC representation in govt jobs less than actual quota: Govt

New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday representation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the central services is less as compared to the percentage of reservation for them as their quota started in 1993. GoI minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh said in the Lok Sabha that the representation of the OBCs as […]