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In case of state government officials, the state government is the competent authority so the new order doesn’t apply to them.(Representative Image//PTI/File photo)

After 33 yrs, PM is last word on prosecuting Centre’s public servants for corruption

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 11:50 AM IST
The current order supersedes an October 1986 policy on sanctions for prosecution that effectively decentralised the process and made the concerned ministries and departments the final arbiters.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah release BJP's manifesto for the upcoming general elections, at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah release BJP's manifesto for the upcoming general elections, at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Did Central ministries give inputs for BJP poll manifesto?

New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 08:40 AM IST
This could potentially have been a violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) which has been in effect since March 10 when the Lok Sabha election schedule was announced.
“Yellow vest” protesters returned in force to the streets of France this weekend, clashing with police in several cities.(AFP)
“Yellow vest” protesters returned in force to the streets of France this weekend, clashing with police in several cities.(AFP)

‘Yellow vests’ protestors storm French ministry, 35 arrested

Paris | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 06:07 PM IST
The interior ministry put the number of protesters who took to the streets on Saturday at 50,000, compared with 32,000 on December 29 when the movement appeared to be weakening after holding a series of weekly Saturday protests since mid-November.
Japanese film director Naomi Kawase, center, Tokyo Olympic organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori, left, and Toshiro Muto, right, CEO of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, pose for photographers during a press conference.(AP)
Japanese film director Naomi Kawase, center, Tokyo Olympic organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori, left, and Toshiro Muto, right, CEO of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, pose for photographers during a press conference.(AP)

Tokyo 2020 unveils new budget, spending unchanged at $12bn

Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 06:16 PM IST
The latest budget for the 2020 Olympic Games stands at 1.35 trillion yen ($12.1 billion), unchanged in yen terms from the version announced this time last year.
These days in India, e-governance and dashboards, which give information on the progress of schemes and projects, are buzzwords in government circles. In such a scenario, keeping legitimate information beyond the reach of the public is not just wrong, but unhealthy for a democracy(Getty Images)
These days in India, e-governance and dashboards, which give information on the progress of schemes and projects, are buzzwords in government circles. In such a scenario, keeping legitimate information beyond the reach of the public is not just wrong, but unhealthy for a democracy(Getty Images)

Government departments must do much more to be transparent

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 06:22 PM IST
The transparency audit by the Central Information Comission reveals that more than one-third of government ministries and departments do not disclose basic information about their decision-making process, foreign visits of senior officials, minutes of departmental meetings, transfer policy and grievance redressal mechanism
The Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 seeks to repeal the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956 and establish the Commission to effectively attain standards and enhance quality of higher education.(PTI file)
The Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 seeks to repeal the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956 and establish the Commission to effectively attain standards and enhance quality of higher education.(PTI file)

Proposed Higher Education Commission to be independent: Javadekar

PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 05:00 PM IST
The Government on Monday asserted that the proposed Higher Education Commission would be an “independent” body and that rights of states would not be impunged, amid concerns expressed by members over replacing the UGC.
Certificates issued by such a board could allegedly be misleading, create confusion and harm the careers of students.(HT Photo)
Certificates issued by such a board could allegedly be misleading, create confusion and harm the careers of students.(HT Photo)

State education board probes into complaint about Aurangabad-based ‘Maharashtra Education Board’

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2018 11:34 PM IST
The ‘Maharashtra Education Board’s’ website and font resembles the font used on the state education board marksheets and certificates.
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