Centre aiding stir in hills, not helping Bengal government: Minister

Darjeeling, July 13 Alleging that the central government is influencing the Gorkhaland movement in the northern West Bengal hills, a state minister on Thursday said that the Centre is not providing necessary support to the state as per the federal structure. “The central government is influencing the movement for separate Gorkhaland. We have no hesitation

HC seeks report on vacant post of food inspectors

New Delhi, July 13 Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a report from authorities in the national capital on the number of vacant post of food inspectors, which is hampering an effective check on the use of pesticides in vegetables and fruits sold in Delhi. A division bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and

Centre considering creation of social security fund: Minister

Kolkata, July 13 Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday said the Centre is considering creating a social security fund. He also said the central government would start the registration process for the multi-facility ‘Unorganised Workers Identification Number’ (UWin) card, in the next one or two months. “Going forward, if required, a social security fund

Basharat Bukhari calls on Union Information Minister

New Delhi, July 12 Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari called on the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Venkaiah Naidu here today to discuss issues concerning the media in Jammu and Kashmir. Highlighting the importance of media, Mr Bukhari said it is important for media especially national electronic media to showcase Jammu and

Ganga calls on Union FM, MoS C&I

Newspoint Bureau New Delhi, July 12 Minister For Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga called upon Union Minister For Finance, Arun Jaitley and Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industries, Nirmala Sitharaman and sought continuation/extension of Central Packages of incentives to J&K under GST regime. He met the Union Ministers separately to discuss this

Tejashwi cries ‘conspiracy’, says Grand Alliance will stay

Patna, July 12 A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asked him to come clean, RJD leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday dubbed the corruption charges against him a “conspiracy” hatched by the BJP brass. Tejashwi Yadav, facing an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), also made light of