September 25, 2023 22:39 (IST)
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'Only Centre can conduct caste census,' Supreme Court informed over Bihar caste survey

New Delhi/IBNS: No other body other than the Union Government can conduct a caste census, the Centre informed the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Monday.

Supreme Court questions Centre, Gujarat govt on 'selective remission' granted only to Bilkis Bano convicts

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Thursday questioned the policy of the Gujarat government and the Centre about selective application for remission (premature release) of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case serving jail sentences for gangrape and murder.

Hate speech unacceptable: Supreme Court directs Centre to form committee to look into same

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday ordered the Centre to work on forming a committee to look into hate speech cases across the country.

Centre accepts Opposition's demand to discuss Manipur issue but...

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre Thursday accepted Opposition's "middle path" solution to discuss Manipur violence amid the logjam in Parliament, media reports said.

'Absolute breakdown of law and order in Manipur': Supreme Court summons DGP in viral video, ethnic clashes cases

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Tuesday summoned Manipur DGP and sought his personal presence next Monday to seek an explanation into the "tardy" probe that was carried out in the viral video case as well as that of the ethnic violence.

Manipur viral video case: SC slams Centre over delay in FIR filing

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and questioned it over the delay in filing FIR in the Manipur viral video case, in which two women were allegedly sexually assaulted and paraded naked by a mob on May 4.

Centre clears bill to replace Delhi ordinance for control of bureaucrats

New Delhi/IBNS: The central cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill to replace the ordinance that allows the Centre to take away the Delhi government's control over the posting and transfers of officers and bureaucrats in the national capital, reports said.

Centre defends Article 370 abrogation in fresh affidavit before Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: A day before the crucial hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central government on Monday defended its action in a fresh affidavit, and said that since 2019, the entire region has witnessed an unprecedented era of peace, progress and prosperity.

Centre calls all-party meeting on July 19 ahead of Parliament's monsoon session

New Delhi/UNI: The central government has called for an all-party meeting on July 19, ahead of the Parliamentary Monsoon Session, an official statement said on Thursday.

Reduce age of consent for physical relationship from 18 to 16: Madhya Pradesh HC tells Centre

Gwalior/IBNS: The Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has requested the Centre to reduce the age of consensual physical relations between a man and a woman from 18 years to 16 years.

Centre approves introduction of National Research Foundation Bill 2023 in Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS/uni: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre on Wednesday approved the introduction of the National Research Foundation (NRF) Bill, 2023 in the Parliament, in a bid to strengthen the research eco-system in the country.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab CM meet Uddhav in Mumbai to seek support against Centre's ordinance

Mumbai: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann, AAP leader Raghav Chaddha and others, on Wednesday met former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai to seek support against the Centre's ordinance on control of administrative services in the national capital.

Days after SC ruling, Centre introduces new ordinance on Delhi bureaucrats' postings

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after the Supreme Court ruled that the Delhi government must have control over transfers and appointments of bureaucrats, the Centre Friday brought in a special law, making Lieutenant Governor the final arbiter in the matter.

E-procurement: Centre declares Tripura as best state in NE

Finance Minister Pranajit Singha Roy has said the Centre has named Tripura as the  best state in the North-East region for  for successful implementation of e-procurement.

Saurabh Kirpal, gay lawyer, should be elevated as judge: Supreme Court recommends again

New Delhi/IBNS: In a first, the Supreme Court Thursday made reasons public on why the government has objected to the elevation of three senior advocates and its own response in the matter.