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  • CJI, roster, master of roster, Supreme Court, SC, Chief Justice of India, Dipak Mishra, Editorial,

    CJI’s status as master of roster confirmed

    The Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday that the Chief Justice of India is the sole master of roster in allotment of cases to benches should remove any doubts in view of the campaign against Chief Justice Dipak Misra’s ‘unilateralism’ in assigning some sensitive cases to the second rung of judges. Constitutionally, that prerogative belongs to the CJI, it has now been made very clear by a two-judge bench comprising Justices A K

  • Bhopal: Rewa mega solar project starts supplying power

    Bhopal: Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd (RUMS) on Friday said that power supply has started from its 750 MW Rewa solar power project from Thursday midnight. The 750MW Solar Project in Rewa district, is among the largest single-site solar power plants in the world. Rewa project has been acknowledged in India and abroad for its robust project structuring and numerous innovations.

  • Kumaraswamy, Kumaraswamy's budget, editorial, karnanataka, farmer, Janata Dal, Congress,

    Kumaraswamy’s budget for farmer

    If there was hope that the Janata Dal (S)-Congress first budget in Karnataka would move to wipe off the five years of drift and kickstart the economy on a high-growth path, those expectations have been belied. There is little to suggest that Kumaraswamy’s budget is growth-oriented or designed to incentivise the software sector to deliver strongly in the country’s software capital. Instead, it is populism and giveaways at work to woo the

  • Bhopal: Rain lash city for 2nd consecutive day, traffic chaos at many places

    Bhopal: Vehicular traffic went haywire as vehicles, including public transport, remained stranded due to heavy rain the state capital on Friday. Traffic chaos continued for the second consecutive day in capital due to falling of trees at various places following downpour.

  • Bhopal: Professors plan ‘theme agitation’ to grab more eyeballs

    Bhopal: Professors, protesting for over a week seeking implementation of seventh pay commission recommendations, have come up with novel idea of staging their protests on different themes every day; to grab more eyeballs and also attention of the concerned authorities.

  • Mira Road petrol pump water mixed fuel sparks anger

    Bhayandar: Tension prevailed at a fuel filling station in Mira Road, after some customers alleged to have found petrol diluted with water on Thursday evening. Around 30 customers-mainly bikers who had refuelled their two-wheelers at Sai Service Petrol Pump  located on the Mira-Bhayandar road, gathered at the filling station. It was alleged that two-wheelers stopped after moving a short distance from the filling station.

  • G Ramachandran, Education, Cosmetics, New Education Policy, UGC, Editorial, opinion piece

    Education: Cosmetics is not enough

    The Union government has appointed a Committee, headed by K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The Committee is yet to submit its recommendations. Meanwhile, the government is contemplating to replace the six-decade old University Grants Commission (UGC) — a regulating authority that failed to check the rot in Higher Education. Prakash Javadekar, HRD Minister, intends to pilot the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of UGC Act) Bill in

  • Dhule lynching: Mob threatened to set ablaze cops, their vehicles

    Dhule: The mob which lynched five people in Dhule district on Sunday had threatened to set ablaze the policemen if they were not allowed to see for themselves that the victims had indeed died, an official claimed, as chilling details emerged about the horrific incident.

  • Mumbai: Humboldt Penguin lays egg at Byculla Zoo

    Mumbai: The Byculla Zoo will soon have a new member in its premises. Flipper, the four-and-a-half-year-old Humboldt penguin housed in Byculla zoo, laid an egg on Thursday after having mated with Mr Molt. Penguin eggs take 40 days to hatch, and if they things go smoothly, Flipper and Mr Molt’s nestling will be the first to be born in India, said Byculla zoo officials.

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    Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: Despite Shiv Sena opposition, government floats first tender

    MUMBAI: In the face of strong oppositon from its ruling partner Shiv Sena, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has gone ahead and floated the first tender for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious bullet train project worth an estimated Rs 1.1 lakh crore. The NHSRCL has floated a tender for building a bridge in Navsari district in Gujarat. This will be the

  • narsimha rao, reformer, editorial, opinion piece, P V Narasimha Rao, Narendra Modi, Sunanda K Datta-Ray

    Narasimha Rao, a forced reformer

    Shrouded in controversy in life, P V Narasimha Rao, prime minister of India from 1991 to 1996, again provoked controversy 14 years after his death when Narendra Modi upstaged Rahul Gandhi by honouring his memory on 28 June, the 97th anniversary of his birth.

  • Mumbai Police EOW fails to act against Khatau trustees for usurpation of lands

    Mumbai: The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai police has not taken any action so far against three trustees of Mulraj Khatau Trust for usurpation of properties at Pali Hill and Aksa beach who have allegedly connived and colluded with builder Samir Bhojwani.The police have so far only arrested builder Bhojwani though the FIR was registered on April 18 this year.

  • Worli: ‘Jobless’ man climbs Doordarshan tower for media coverage

    Mumbai: A 30-year-old man climbed the Doordarshan tower in Worli in South Mumbai in the wee hours of Friday, sending police and fire brigade officials into a tizzy. He was tricked into climbing down a few hours later by the officials by putting up dummy video cameras on the ground and convincing him that media had arrived on the spot as per his demand.

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    TS SSC 10th supplementary results: Telangana board to release Class 10 supplementary results soon, check results at bse.telangana.gov.in

    The Telangana Board of Secondary Education to soon announce the results of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) or Class 10 supplementary exams 2018. The students who have appeared for the examinations can check their results on the board’s official website bse.telangana.gov.in. The exams were conducted by the Telangana board from June 4 to June 19. This year, 83.78 per cent students cleared the Telangana SSC examination successfully.

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    Andheri Bridge Collapse Effect: Post-collapse traffic snarls up from Kandivali to Bandra

    Mumbai: The ripple effect of the closure of Andheri’s Gokhale Bridge, which had collapsed recently, is still being felt. For the third consecutive day in succession, there was a meandering traffic snarl ups all the way from Kandivli to Bandra. After the collapse of the overbridge, motorists have been forced to seek alternate routes; those who have desisted from deviating from routine have been stranded in bumper to bumper traffic for as

  • 5 instances that prove birthday boy MS Dhoni’s special connection with Bollywood

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni aka MS Dhoni! The name has its own value and importance. After all, Dhoni has made the entire nation proud with his terrific batting skills and amazing personality. Today, MS Dhoni turns 37. He is known for his unique style of batting, trend-setting hair style, and cool nature. He is not only a favourite of the country, but is loved across the globe. Apart from being a fabulous