According to the note, the “revised stand” would be the basis for a presentation to be made by the ministry before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the land bill.
The Act stipulates that wages be paid within 15 days of the work being completed. According to ministry data, over 50 per cent of the wages so far this year have not been paid on time.
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury talks to Ruhi Tewari about the logjam in the House and the Opposition’s strategy.
Yechury said he had not objected Wednesday as he had thought Jaitley’s remarks would be expunged from the records.
Moves notice for privilege motion over Facebook post, rattled Cong asks how BJP MP allowed to do so
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the government should allow a probe into the scandal involving Lalit Modi, just as it had sought a probe in the 2G spectrum scam during the UPA regime.
The Rural Development Ministry has washed its hands of the matter while the RGI too seems reluctant to claim ownership.
Illiteracy high in Bihar, Rajasthan; income low in Karnataka, MP; families largest in UP
Rural households 90% in Bihar, 56% households landless, caste census not released.
As BJP grows east and south, CPM frets about ‘ominous development’, says rise in literate state like Kerala makes it ‘doubly serious’
Swadeshi Jagran Manch, AN RSS affiliate,has described several provisions of the Bill as 'detestable and unacceptable'.
While the members sought clarifications from representatives of the Department of Land Resources at the first sitting on May 29, it was in the second meeting on June 8 that the divisions emerged.
Information was collected on a range of parameters at the individual and household levels like occupation, education, disability, religion, SC/ST status and employment.
ICHR Member Secy Gopinath Ravindran last week became the fourth official of a major academic/research institution to resign; two others have blamed the HRD Ministry. Report
Ravindran told The Indian Express that the “immediate trigger” was his differences with council chairman Y Sudershan Rao over the minutes of a recent council meeting.
Releasing the syllabus and course material for the students, the Minister said the subject would not put any additional burden on students as 80 marks would be reserved for practicals.
Concerns have also been raised about a 'saffron' tinge in the council after new members were nominated earlier this year.
The average days of employment provided per household, too, fell to 40.01 from 45.97 in 2013-14 and 46.20 in 2012-13.
Sampat is married to BJP MP from Gujarat and actor Paresh Rawal.
The central government will increase the number of workdays under the rural job guarantee scheme from 100 to 150 in drought-affected areas, said sources.
AIPMT 2015 results, slated to be declared on June 5, were stayed following allegations of malpractice in the exam, in which over six lakh aspirants appeared.
Educational institutions like IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Delhi, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Panjab University were among those barred by the MHA recently.
IIT-Patna, one of the six new IITs established by an Act in 2008 by the UPA government, has been operating out of a transit campus in Patliputra since.
The govt has received a proposal from the Sanskrit Department of DU proposing research on ‘ancient Indian history based on Sanskrit texts’.
The SC directive that Aadhaar can’t be made mandatory for any service — which the government can’t oppose until Aadhaar gets legal validity — has complicated the issue.