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Delhi High Court judges have decided to give up the use of red beacons starting immediately. The decision follows Union Cabinet’s ruling that bans the use of beacon lights from 1 May 2017.
The decision over extension of ceasefire was taken at a meeting held between the officials of the Union Home Ministry and the Ceasefire Supervisory Board of Naga armed factions on 17 April 2017 in New Delhi.
Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.
The West Bengal government has introduced a new social security yojana that will benefit people more in comparison to the five earlier introduced beneficiary schemes.
The ruined structure had remained a major security installation and has seen two fidayeen attacks on security forces.
SAUNI Yojana’s Link 1 canal will take water to 30 dams in Jamnagar and Devbhoomi Dwarka districts. In August 2016, PM Modi had dedicated Phase-I of the Link-I canal to the nation.
Kerala government has decided to provide pension to former circus artistes.
This visit to Surat was the first visit of Modi after assuming the office in 2014. Surat is the hub of Patidar agitation for reservation in educational institutes and government services.
Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme was launched amid demands of waiver of farm debts. The scheme is associated to government’s aim at doubling the farm income by 2022 through a string of measures.
On the first day of its launch itself, the police teams nabbed 72 people from all the districts for allegedly indulging in crimes against women.
These dedicated thermal power stations include three super-critical units 660 MW each at Koradi, two of 500 MW each at Chandrapur and one of 250 MW at Parli.
The Telangana government has decided to increase the reservation quota of its socially and economically backward Muslim population and Scheduled tribes.
The Gujarat governor, O P Kohli has given his consent to turn the Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees) Bill – 2017 into a law.
In Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, so far 766 positive cases of influenza A H1N1 have been reported along with the two deaths.
The institute will be set up as "an Institute of National Importance" through an Act of Parliament.
The centre has planned to buy 1 lakh tonnes of potato from the farmers in UP to guard them against the drastic fall in the crop’s prices.
UP cabinet has decided to grant two more attempts to UPPSC candidates who faced difficulty in exams due to the introduction of CSAT.
The announcement comes two days after MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made a similar announcement that the state would implement a total ban on alcohol in a phased manner.
After scrapping the existing Samajwadi Pension Scheme, CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Mukhya Mantri Pension scheme will be introduced in future. The scheme will also include beneficiaries from most Dalit communities.
New BJP government in Manipur has decided to hold People’s day on the 15th of every month to give the common public easy access to their elected leaders.
The Union government has decided to restore a 40-year-old project to do away with water woes in Bihar and Jharkhand.
A three-day National Children’s Film Festival was inaugurated by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Vishakhapatnam on 7 April 2017. The festival is being hosted by the Children’s Film Society, India, and Andhra Pradesh state government.
The Maharashtra government is going to introduce a scheme aimed at offering food to the poor in urban areas at a highly subsidised rate.
Rs 1500 crore rupees were allocated for the project of which 90 percent has been spent, while only 60 percent of the work has been completed.
The Maharashtra Cabinet on 6 April approved drafting of the Bill prohibiting attacks on journalists.
PM Modi inaugurated Govindpur-Jamtara-Dumka-Sahebganj Highway and dedicated to the nation Solar Power Facility at the Sahebganj district court premises.
The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh led by Yogi Adityanath has planned to set up six AIIMS like institutes and 25 medical colleges in the state in the next five years.
State’s forest, environment and ecology minister Choudhary Lal Singh said that the government is taking all possible measures to prevent state’s environment and ecology from being polluted.
The Union government has allotted Rs 98 Cr for the development of tourism sector in Assam under the scheme of Swadesh Darshan.
Chenani-Nashri tunnel is not only India’s longest highways tunnel but also Asia’s longest bi-directional highways tunnel.