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Ruhi Tewari


After Supreme Court order, govt issues clarification
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Rural Development Ministry has issued a clarification that Aadhaar is not mandatory for those seeking work under the scheme.

First Panel Meet: JPC chief pitches for consensus on land bill
Sat, May 30, 2015

The 30-member body with the aim to reach a consensus regarding the Land Bill has to give its report to Parliament on the first day of the Monsoon Session.

Facing Congress fire, HRD Ministry prepares rebuttal
Fri, May 29, 2015

The Congress claims that Smriti Irani “contradicted” her own statement on the International Institute of Technology Research Academy in Mauritius.

Land Acquisition Bill: Plot continues to thicken on the biggest policy battle of the year
Thu, May 28, 2015

While the future path remains unclear, the BJP leadership does not seem keen on relenting significantly on its Bill , whose passage is being viewed as a test of the Modi government’s reform mettle.

Explained: Neither Clarity nor Credit, C is for Confusion in new UGC system
Tue, May 26, 2015

Details of the Choice Based Credit System that the higher education watchdog wants. Critics fear another FYUP-like disaster.

On govt table, ‘Amrutmay Bharat’
Sat, May 23, 2015

The document also stresses on the government’s philosophy of “seamless governance”, “Jan Bhagidari”, “transparency and openness driven accountability”.

MGNREGA: Dismal performance, no unemployment aid paid
Wed, May 20, 2015

Data shows that while a total of 30,400 days of unemployment allowance had been approved for the last financial year at the national level, none of it has been paid so far.

Month before Aadhaar deadline: Over 40 crore people still left out
Tue, May 19, 2015

Aadhaar the basis of several fresh proposals, including introducing Aadhaar-based biometric systems in all Central government offices.

NREGA set for an outcome- focussed revamp
Thu, May 14, 2015

The rural development ministry, that promises 100 days of guaranteed employment to those issued job cards, has sought to address both concerns in the current fiscal.

Despite Narendra Modi’s criticism of scheme, Rural Ministry lists NREGA’s ‘success stories’
Sun, May 10, 2015

The I&B Ministry has asked all ministries to furnish success stories from states over the last one year in the flagship schemes implemented by them.

Rural development fellows scheme in limbo as govt yet to induct 3rd batch
Wed, May 06, 2015

The PMRDF, announced in September 2011, inducted its first batch of Fellows in April 2012.

No MGNREGA watchdog for three years
Sat, May 02, 2015

The term of the previous CEGC expired in mid-2012, and the new council has not been notified since.

5 Questions: Harsimrat should have said bus belongs to Badals, says Ravneet Singh Bittu
Fri, May 01, 2015

Our effort will be to put pressure on the Centre as we have no faith in the Punjab government, said Bittu.

In House, Opposition takes Arun Jaitley on for ‘late night operations’
Fri, May 01, 2015

LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan agreed with the opposition that the govt had brought in several amendments to Finance Bill at last minute.

Bills imposed, says oppn, so might as well disband BAC
Fri, May 01, 2015

Rudy, meanwhile, sought to clarify and said the bills will be brought to the Lok Sabha only after the BAC allocates time.

View From The Left: Farmer Distress
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Focusing on the death of a farmer during an AAP rally in Delhi, the CPI’s New Age says it brought people’s attention back to the “distress” faced by the agriculture sector.

Ministry may go soft on charges against DU V-C
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The ministry had issued a showcause notice to Singh on March 17, detailing its allegations against him.

An ‘expunged’ remark under ‘reconsideration’
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Congress, prompted by Sonia Gandhi, objected to the order. Mallikarjun Kharge said Mann’s remark was neither unparliamentary nor against the rules.

Political blame-game continues after farmer’s suicide in Delhi
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said “the crowd was clapping and raising slogans, it was 'unfortunate and shameful incident'.

CPM old order changes, new gen sec Sitaram Yechury talks of future
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Politburo pushed for Pillai, Central Committee prevails

Must identify and fix weaknesses, have various things in mind: Sitaram Yechury
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Talking about possibility of a merger with the CPI, he said the agenda is greater cooperation and unity among our mass organisations in joint struggles.

Multilingual networker who left Jyoti Basu wondering
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The 62-year old CPM general secretary, has an approach to politics that is often described as far less rigid than that of his predecessor Prakash Karat.

On test, the skills of the ‘flexible’ Marxist
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Within the party, Yechuri will need to win over the confidence of the dominant faction, which wanted S Ramachandran Pillai as the new secretary.

All but official: It’s Sitaram Yechury vs Ramachandran Pillai in race for CPM top job
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Since its inception in 1964, the party has never had an election for the post, with the general secretary always being picked through consensus.

CPM shoots down move to make party ‘younger’
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Rajya Sabha MP P Rajeev proposed an amendment to the party’s constitution to ensure that at least 10 per cent of the members of any committee in the party are under the age of 40.