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  • SC lays down ground rules for collegium

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday came out with a slew of guidelines to improve the collegium system of appointment of judges in the higher judiciary by asking the Centre to finalise a memorandum of procedure in consultation with the Chief Justice of India. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice J S Khehar also asked the government to look into five key aspects — eligibility criteria, transparency in appointment process, setting up of

  • Census register updation to start from Nov 16

    Indore : The month-long National Census Register updating would start from November 16 in the district and it will continue till December 15. As per the instruction of the Government of India under the updating the in the NPR database of every citizen, certain new information would be added including Aadhar no/Ration Card no. and ID of the family. The work would be carried out by the government employees and enumerators by

  • Census updating from Nov 16

    Indore : A month-long National Census Register updating would start from November 16 in the district and it will continue till December 15. As per the instruction of the Government of India under the updating, the NPR database of every citizen, certain new information would be added including Aadhar No/Ration Card no. and ID of the family. It would be carried out by government employees and enumerator visiting door to door. The

  • Moody’s report termed opinion of junior analyst

    New Delhi : The government on Wednesday dismissed a recent report attributed to Moody’s Analytics which had said that that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must keep BJP members in check or risk ‘losing domestic and global credibility’. The government shrugged off the report saying that it was the personal opinion of a junior analyst which was passed off as a commentary on India by a rating agency. This was later lapped ‘by the media to buttress the

  • Does anybody care for the dead?

    The Sheena Bora murder brought the issue in sharp focus. The murder of poor innocents, as part of sacrifice to the gods to appease them and to protect the interests of a mining baron in South India, provided a second reminder that something was amiss. The discovery that the skeletal remains of Sheena Bora that were collected in 2012, but never really registered in police records, underscored that there was at least

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    Mohan Bhagwat is the real boss of GoI: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi : Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday called Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat the real boss of the Government of India. “Narendra Modi may be the Prime Minister of India, but the real boss is Mohan Bhagwat,” said Tewari. Targetting the RSS-BJP meet, Tewari compared the BJP-led NDA government to a puppet in the hands of the Indian corporate and RSS. “This government is like a puppet dancing on two strings.

  • Capt. Saurabh Kalia case: Centre’s stand to not approach ICJ is ‘disgraceful’, says Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress party on Monday criticised the stand taken by the NDA Government at the Centre to not approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with respected to the alleged torture and killing of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistani forces, terming it a ‘disgrace’ to soldiers sacrificing their lives for the nation. “The Supreme Court had directed Government of India to pursue martyr Saurabh Kalia’s matter in the International

  • Other options before depositors

    A significant development of relevance to depositors is the signing of an Agreement on February 20, 2015, between the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), setting out a target for inflation, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of six per cent for January 2016 and for the financial year 2016-17 and all subsequent years, four per cent, with a band of +/- 2 per cent.

  • Wrong Platform

    Shri Humayun Kabir, Secretary to the Ministry of Education, Government of India, should be one of the architects of our educational policies.

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