Pranabda is very good at keeping secrets. In fact, Indiraji used to say, “Whenever Pranabda is given any confidential information, it never comes out of his belly. What comes out is only the smoke from his pipe.”
On Tuesday, Meira Kumar said “caste identification” should not play a role in election to the high office. She said the contest is a battle of ideologies and questioned the society’s mindset for portraying it as a Dalit vs Dalit fight.
No names were discussed when senior BJP leaders M Venkaiah Naidu and Rajnath Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi last week, the Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said.
The controversy was triggered by a reply from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to an RTI application filed by a Kolkata resident.
“We will support him (Sharad Pawar) if he fights as an NDA nominated candidate, but he should not contest as a UPA candidate,” said Ramdas Athawale when asked about presidential elections.
The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we’ve sent to represent us in Parliament
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.