The minister said 492 rail sections have been operating beyond their capacity, with a section equipped for 100 trains running 150 to 160 trains.
Though the bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in March, 2012, it had undergone changes in the Rajya Sabha following protests by the judiciary and jurists who had questioned some of its provisions.
If Modi continues to adopt policies reminiscent of Indira Gandhi’s ‘ghareebi hatao’ days, he will end up betraying the mandate he was given.
When the BJP came to power in 2014, PM Modi believed that MGNREGA was the wrong way to utilise funds for the poor.
When the BJP came to power in 2014, PM Modi believed that MGNREGA was the wrong way to utilise funds for the poor
The Right to Education Act is based on an excellent and very politically marketable idea – that every child should have an equal right to a good education.
The important part of this news item that it has emphasized the fact that, one of the factors for revival is ‘timely release of funds’.
After the central government announced winding up a centrally funded programme of setting up 6,000 model schools in backward areas across the country, the Congress government in Assam on Friday announced it would run 14 such schools with its own funds.
In the present fiscal, the amount dropped by 80 per cent with only Rs 1.67 crore being spent this year.
The three-time MP also underlined that the cancellation of his invitation was a breach of privilege and parliamentary procedures, and that he would take up the issue with the Speaker.
On the legal side, negotiated resolutions need to be strictly regulated and be subject to judicial oversight.
Hans Raj Bhardwaj, former UPA minister and Karnataka governor, discusses Congress and Lalit Modi.
In the Modi regime, profit-making and job creation is no longer seen as dirty work.
Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh and Choudhury Birender Singh are yet to move into government bungalows since they have not been vacated by previous occupants.
15 crore accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana have been opened.