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Ruhi Tewari


Rural Ministry plan: Roll back Land Bill’s key problem clauses
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

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.

Centre: Unable to curb delay in wage payments
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

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.

Interview: People know Parliament isn’t functioning because of govt, says Sitaram Yechury
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury talks to Ruhi Tewari about the logjam in the House and the Opposition’s strategy.

Arun Jaitley vs Yechury: From ‘television’ to ‘illiteracy’ snub
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Yechury said he had not objected Wednesday as he had thought Jaitley’s remarks would be expunged from the records.

Monsoon session: BJP raises Robert Vadra and placard vs placard
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Moves notice for privilege motion over Facebook post, rattled Cong asks how BJP MP allowed to do so

You sought 2G probe, now probe your own: Left
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

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.

Rural Development to Home to Social Justice, no one wants to own undisclosed caste data
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The Rural Development Ministry has washed its hands of the matter while the RGI too seems reluctant to claim ownership.

Socio Economic & Caste Census 2011: A mobile in 2 of every 3 rural homes, a salaried job in 1 of 10
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Illiteracy high in Bihar, Rajasthan; income low in Karnataka, MP; families largest in UP

7 in 10 homes rural, most live on less than Rs 200 a day, reveals new socio-economic census
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Rural households 90% in Bihar, 56% households landless, caste census not released.

Kerala: Communalisation of electorate, says Yechury
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

As BJP grows east and south, CPM frets about ‘ominous development’, says rise in literate state like Kerala makes it ‘doubly serious’

Land Bill: BJP’s opposition at home
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, AN RSS affiliate,has described several provisions of the Bill as 'detestable and unacceptable'.

Land bill: Panel members differ over mandate
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

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.

Socio Economic Caste Census: In villages, one in three households in poverty; over a fifth SC/STs
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Information was collected on a range of parameters at the individual and household levels like occupation, education, disability, religion, SC/ST status and employment.

8 months and 4 resignations
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

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

Gopinath Ravindran: Resigned from ICHR over disagreements with chief Sudershan Rao
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

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.

Smriti Irani releases ‘syllabus for yoga’ in govt schools
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

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.

ICHR member secy Ravindran quits in middle of term
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Concerns have also been raised about a 'saffron' tinge in the council after new members were nominated earlier this year.

Drought factor forces NDA government to rethink on MGNREGA
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

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.

Swarup Sampat, V-C of Bengal University get CABE berths
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Sampat is married to BJP MP from Gujarat and actor Paresh Rawal.

Centre increases number of work days under MGNREGA
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

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 scrapped: SC order leaves CBSE red-faced
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

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.

Foreign Funding: Listing us among barred NGOs a mistake, say top institutes
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Educational institutions like IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Delhi, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Panjab University were among those barred by the MHA recently.

Narendra Modi likely to inaugurate IIT-Patna campus on June 30
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

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.

ICHR mulls ways to write ancient history
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The govt has received a proposal from the Sanskrit Department of DU proposing research on ‘ancient Indian history based on Sanskrit texts’.

Legal status, lack of coordination holding up Aadhaar and DBT
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

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.