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Understanding Lok Sabha elections: How is the Prime Minister of India elected? Functions, Powers

Understanding Lok Sabha elections: How is the Prime Minister of India elected? Functions, Powers

The battle for Lok Sabha elections 2019 has well and truly begun. As the build-up gets intense, we bring you some interesting facts and t...Read More

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DMK names Stalin Working President, generational change in leadership

Chennai : Heralding a generational change in party leadership, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s son M K Stalin was, on Wednesday, appointed th...Read More

US must recognise N Korea  as a nuclear state: Pyongyang

US must recognise N Korea as a nuclear state: Pyongyang

Seoul : A defiant North Korea restated its demand for recognition as a “legitimate” nuclear-armed state, as world powers pondered ways to...Read More

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SC verdict on Arunachal Guv’s powers likely today

New Delhi : The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce today its verdict on a batch of petitions dealing with discretionary powers of the G...Read More

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TMC wants debate about powers and jurisdiction of EC

Kolkata : Days after conclusion of the West Bengal Assembly elections under the strict vigil of the Election Commission, the ruling Trina...Read More

Mischief Afoot?

Mischief Afoot?

A Chief Minister’s conference, with the Union Home Minister presiding, has taken decisions which may lead to a further clipping of the po...Read More

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Finance Bill paves way for monetary panel on policy rate

New Delhi : The move to strip Reserve Bank Governor of powers to set interest rates by transferring the authority to a broader panel is a...Read More

CM to scrap GR that let Hema get land for cheap

CM to scrap GR that let Hema get land for cheap

Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fanavis is ready to give away certain discretionary powers, possibly in a bid to get out of the controve...Read More

West Says World Is Safer Now

West Says World Is Safer Now

An elated Iran hails ‘new chapter’ as nuclear sanctions are lifted 

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IAS officer quits his job for passion of teaching

Jabalpur : He could have made his millions as a doctor and wielded the state’s enormous powers as a civil servant, but a 24-year-old IAS ...Read More

Maldivian President declares emergency

Maldivian President declares emergency

Male : Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency for 30 days citing threat to national security, giving sweeping p...Read More

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AAP ‘supersedes’ Waqf Board, strips it of power

New Delhi : The AAP Government has “superseded” the Delhi Waqf Board, transferring all its powers and duties to the Secretary (Revenue) i...Read More

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Iranian MPs approve N-deal with world powers

Tehran : Iran’s parliament approved a historic nuclear deal with world powers, effectively ending debate among lawmakers over the agreeme...Read More

High Court quashes Rs.8,500 cr tax demand on Vodafone

High Court quashes Rs.8,500 cr tax demand on Vodafone

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Thursday quashed an order of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal which had ruled that the IT Department h...Read More

Civil war epidemic?

Civil war epidemic?

Dark clouds of civil war are gathering in some of the most explosive political areas in the world today and it is distressing to note the...Read More

Alternative Nobels honour  human rights, global struggles

Alternative Nobels honour human rights, global struggles

Helsinki : The foreign minister and the people of the Marshall Islands were honoured today for taking legal action against the nuclear po...Read More

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Iranian hardliner says Supreme Leader opposes nuclear deal

Tehran : Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is opposed to a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, a prominent hard-l...Read More

Fin Secy: Govt not trying  to curb RBI Guv’s powers

Fin Secy: Govt not trying to curb RBI Guv’s powers

Rajiv Mehrishi, who retires this month, says govt has reached an agreement with RBI on composition of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and...Read More

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Nuclear deal critics wooed, Iran leader urges caution

Tehran : Washington and London on Thursday sought to ease concerns over the Iran nuclear accord as the country’s supreme leader warned th...Read More

Iran no longer untouchable

Iran no longer untouchable

At last, they have a deal. But what sort of a deal? A historic achievement, as its signatories would have you believe or a historic mista...Read More

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