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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission advises Power Minister
not to frame draft rules

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission advises Power Minister not to frame draft rules

Expects the government & CERC to work in harmony by honouring respective jurisdictions; wants rules to be uploaded on the website for tra...Read More

FPJ Exclusive: It’s statutory commitment of GoI to compensate states, says Puducherry CM

FPJ Exclusive: It’s statutory commitment of GoI to compensate states, says Puducherry CM

In an exclusive interview with Free Press Journal, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, who represented the Union Territory at the G...Read More

Policy Watch: The good and the bad of the new New Education Policy

Policy Watch: The good and the bad of the new New Education Policy

It is dangerous to dismiss English. It is becoming increasingly relevant for corporate and financial worlds

Amid BJP links with Facebook, Caravan magazine claims that social media giant didn’t promote story on Amit and Jay Shah

Amid BJP links with Facebook, Caravan magazine claims that social media giant didn’t promote story on Amit and Jay Shah

Caravan Magazine on Monday claimed that social media giant Facebook did not let them promote an article that was critical of Home Ministe...Read More

Facebook and Government of India: How does one regulate social media now?

Facebook and Government of India: How does one regulate social media now?

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential elections in the United States, The Guardian newspaper published a story of how the Obama re-elect...Read More

Govt need to take three immediate steps to ensure economic normalcy during COVID-19: Manmohan Singh

Govt need to take three immediate steps to ensure economic normalcy during COVID-19: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that India must take three crucial steps to restore the economy that has been damaged due to th...Read More

FPJ Fast Facts: All you need to know about the National Education Policy 2020

FPJ Fast Facts: All you need to know about the National Education Policy 2020

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the National Education Policy 2020 on Wednesday, making way for la...Read More

Policy watch: Patriotism and the refusal to see economic sense

Policy watch: Patriotism and the refusal to see economic sense

In 1774, Samuel Johnson, a noted man of letters, printed The Patriot, a critique of what he viewed as false patriotism. On the evening of...Read More

India losing power and respect everywhere, government has no idea what to do: Rahul Gandhi

India losing power and respect everywhere, government has no idea what to do: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a fierce attack on the government's foreign policy, saying the country is l...Read More

Policy Watch: When it comes to solar panels, clouds of greed, mismanagement and theft block the sun

Policy Watch: When it comes to solar panels, clouds of greed, mismanagement and theft block the sun

On paper, the situation looks wonderful. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has plans to lend around $1.3 billion (Rs.100...Read More

Maharashtra government to move Finance Commission for higher central devolution of funds

Maharashtra government to move Finance Commission for higher central devolution of funds

Already there has been a revenue outfall of Rs 1,40,000 crore due to lockdown. A senior bureaucrat told FPJ, "The government had estimate...Read More

Dear Government of India, did you need a coronavirus pandemic alarm to allocate Rs 15,000 crore to the health sector?

Dear Government of India, did you need a coronavirus pandemic alarm to allocate Rs 15,000 crore to the health sector?

On Tuesday, while announcing the 21-day lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 15,000 crore budget for the healthcare sect...Read More

Central Govt gives go-ahead to accredited private labs to conduct coronavirus tests

Central Govt gives go-ahead to accredited private labs to conduct coronavirus tests

Currently, only government labs are allowed to conduct the test

Latest Coronavirus update in India: With two cases in Pune, number of patients goes up to 47

Latest Coronavirus update in India: With two cases in Pune, number of patients goes up to 47

The Government of India is doing its best to prevent the spread of the disease

Yes Bank crisis: Despite RBI's assurances, account holders panic as netbanking crashes

Yes Bank crisis: Despite RBI's assurances, account holders panic as netbanking crashes

The account holders have to physically visit the branch to get any information about their money

Support pours in for Harsh Mander after Supreme Court summons over alleged hate speech

Support pours in for Harsh Mander after Supreme Court summons over alleged hate speech

Despite their differences with Mander, netizens took to social media to voice their support

Key Modi aide makes comeback to PMO

Key Modi aide makes comeback to PMO

New Delhi: Bhaskar Khulbe, a West Bengal cadre officer of 1983 batch who retired as the Secretary to Prime Minister Modi, has been brough...Read More

'Hope there is no more delay or waffle': Subramanian Swamy urges govt to declare Ram Setu as ancient historical monument

'Hope there is no more delay or waffle': Subramanian Swamy urges govt to declare Ram Setu as ancient historical monument

The top court has asked Swamy to mention the matter after three months and asked the Centre to make its stand clear by filing an affidavit.

Open Letter to the Government of India from Pegasus Targeted Persons

Open Letter to the Government of India from Pegasus Targeted Persons

On Friday, a host of individuals targeted by the Pegasus spyware wrote an open letter to the Modi government. Read it below:Open Letter t...Read More

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