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New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that lobbying and connections played a role in getting Padma awards earlier but the process has been changed and those excelling in different areas are given the award.
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Total 272 foreigners, Non-resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) have been conferred the Padma Awards since inception in 1954, MoS Home Nityanand Rai said.
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI) : While addressing the Lower House on Tuesday, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said that Padma Awards have not been conferred based on biasness or lobbying
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday passed an amendment bill that allows a Supreme Court judge besides the Chief Justice of India to be appointed the chairperson of National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) and increases the number of members from two to three.
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday slammed Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in Lok Sabha.
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): "Modi Hai To Mumkin Hai" (With Narendra Modi, it's possible) -- was the response of a Union Minister when members of the Janata Dal-United, a constituent of the NDA, on Thursday sought from the government a permanent solution to the flood, which has so far k
New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): 'Police' and 'Public Order' are state subjects, said Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Wednesday while replying to a question, whether incidents of mob lynching have increased in the last six months.
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): As many as 1,310 migrants in Rajasthan have been given citizenship, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], July 09 (ANI): Government on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the net cross-border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced by 43 per cent in 2019 as compared to the previous year.
New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): The Central government has not accorded the status of special category state to Odisha as the Fourteenth Finance Commission does not make any distinction between special and general category states, said Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Home Affa
New Delhi [India], July 03 (ANI): The Union government on Wednesday refused Mamata Banerjee's demand to change West Bengal's name to Bangla.
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday said there is no proposal to scrap the sedition law and asserted that it is needed "to effectively combat anti-national, secessionist and terrorist elements".