Heads-Up 2016

Heads-Up 2016 News

Beginning 2016: LPG delivered, a ‘smokeless’ panchayat

The “smokeless” panchayat concept is part of an Indian Oil Corporation corporate social responsibility initiative to make LPG connection available across rural India.

Heads-Up 2016: Judiciary- Self-assertion and a night hearing on life and death

The court refused to give up the primacy of the Chief Justice of India in higher judicial appointments.

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Heads-Up 2016: Parliament- Locked House

2015 saw the passage of a landmark private member’s bill on rights of transgenders in the Rajya Sabha — the first time in 47 years that such a bill had cleared the House.

Heads-Up 2016: Markets- Blow already softened, time now for recovery

The BSE Sensex, however, is down 5 per cent from its close in 2014, after having gained 30 percent that year. Foreign institutional investors largely stayed away from Indian markets on account of such concerns.

Heads-Up 2016: I&B Ministry - Cinema, campus, censorship

As the row dragged on from Chauhan’s appointment in June to a 139-day strike that ended in October, the ministry saw a host of film industry biggies throw their weight behind the students.

Heads-Up 2016: Culture - Awards returned, posts quit

Heads of several other institutions were also removed or forced to resign, while the chairperson of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library quit suddenly.

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Look back at 2015: India’s role at home, security to world stage

The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.

BJP to AIADMK: What 2016 holds for our political parties

The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.

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