Now, SC/STs in Delhi can apply for employment loan via app

New Delhi , Dec 8

The Delhi government will launch a mobile application on Saturday through which Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes, minorities, and handicapped persons can apply for employment loans, SC and ST Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said here on Friday.

DCW summons Excise official over illegal sale of alcohol

New Delhi , Dec 8

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Friday issued summons to the Deputy Commissioner of the Excise Department to get details about the action taken in the matter of liquor being sold illegally in some parts of the city.

Delhi LG assures Kejriwal of strong action in woman attack case

New Delhi , Dec 8

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday assured Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who met him to seek justice for a woman who was beaten up allegedly for helping authorities bust a bootlegging racket, of "swift investigation" and "strong punishment" for the guilty.

Sushma Swaraj speaks to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

New Delhi , Dec 8

After the Pakistan government decided to allow both the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death on espionage charges, to meet him, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that she has informed his mother about this.

Rajasthan government employees go on mass leave

Jaipur , Dec 8

Government offices in Rajasthan wore a deserted look on Friday with state government employees going on mass leave, pressing for their demands, including implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations from January 1, 2016.

Slain Gujarat RTI activist's father moves SC against violation of its order

Gandhinagar , Dec 7

Slain Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's father Bhikhalal Jethwa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court for violation of its order which had said that the prime accused, BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki, can be released from jail with the condition that he be immediately moved out of Gujarat but he was still is in the state after more than 24 hours after being freed.