‘Transforming India’ is the theme of the outreach programme of the NDA Government which completes two years in office on Thursday.
The discretionary quota regime was stopped in 1996 after The Indian Express exposed irregularities in allotment of pumps and agencies by former Congress ministers B Shankaranand and Satish Sharma for alleged abuse of their discretionary quotas between 1993 and 1996.
The politically crucial state goes to the Assembly polls early next year.
The PCC President said, the Governor not giving any positive response to the bill, was quite expected and Mr Badal must have the follow up action plan.
Government’s overhaul of oil and gas exploration framework promises to reduce import dependence, spur growth.
Speaking during a briefing organised by Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) here, the outfits asked why political parties, otherwise vocal on issues of minorities, are silent at a time when the tag of the two prestigious institutions is “being played with”.
A renewed funding squeeze may undermine MGNREGA’s recent revival, fear civil society activists.
The seeming revival over the last two quarters reverses the trend of declining employment under MGNREGA seen during the first year of the Modi government.
Centre must take up strategic disinvestment with vigour.
The Congress, it is learnt, is keen that the credit for the NDA climb-down goes to Rahul Gandhi.
The move comes days before the ordinance is set to lapse on August 31, following which provisions of the 2013 Act would have prevailed.
The objective is to ensure that a standard minimum wage rate exists for all kinds of occupations.
On June 15, Rehmani had written a letter to Imams and the heads of Muslim outfits urging them to unite against the agenda of the Modi government.
Has the Naga insurgency, India’s oldest, really ended? It is too soon to say.
What’s more worrying is that private investments — on skid row since the last couple of years —are expected to decline another 8 per cent this fiscal, it said.