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Forty Years Ago: President’s Powers

D.K. Barooah was to be elected Congress president unopposed on December 29 at the 75th plenary session of the Congress in Chandigarh.

Notification unlikely to get past SC, says Constitution expert

Ajay Maken lashed out at the AAP, saying that such tussle between an elected Delhi government and the L-G has frequently happened in the past.


Babus need government nod before accepting gifts of over Rs 5,000

They also need to inform the government if they accept gifts of over Rs 25,000 from their relatives or friends.

12,000 ITIs brought under Skill ministry

The National Council for Vocational Training also comes to the Skill ministry with this decision.

Enforce rule for bigger pictorial warnings of tobacco hazards: State proposal to Centre

Move seen as damage control after remarks by BJP MP that appeared to support tobacco industry. .

Centre held back 600 crore, so no fund for civic bodies: Delhi Government

The deputy CM said because the Centre was not providing financial assistance, the government was unable to help out.


Days numbered for over 20,000 self-help groups

Self-help groups have mushroomed in Pune and Pimpri-chinchwad in the last few years

Centre bans conversion of Delhi bungalows into memorials

No bungalow will be made available for a memorial for any person, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Kala Ghoda gets a thumbs down for Times Square-like makeover

Experts, while welcoming the Centre's concept, oppose the site as they feel it will ruin the character of the artsy crescent-shaped heritage precinct

Government clears pruned list for Asiad, football gets lifeline

The Prime Minister's Office has approved 679 names — 516 athletes and 163 coaches and support staff.