Shyamlal Yadav

Articles By Shyamlal Yadav

Explained: The idea of ‘new’ Parliament is at least 7 years old. Here’s the background

According to Hardeep Singh Puri, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream projects is “to reconstruct those buildings built between 1911 and 1927 like North Block, South Block, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament building”.

How Ram Jethmalani led the fight for people’s right to information

Ram Jethmalani will be remembered for his fight for the people’s right to information.

RSS meet from Saturday, Census and Article 370 move on agenda

About 250 delegates are expected to attend the meeting and top RSS leaders will be reaching Thursday onwards. Issues related to women and youth will also be discussed during the meeting.

First reforms to check dodgy doctorates: no degrees for monitors

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has come up with a code of conduct that bars its officials and their immediate family from accepting such degrees.

Explained: How PoK has featured in RSS, Jana Sangh discourse for nearly 7 decades

Kashmir was one of the issues on which the founder president of the BJS — the predecessor and first avatar of the BJP — Syama Prasad Mookerjee, walked out of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Article of faith: History of the RSS and BJP opposition to Article 370

On Monday, RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat “congratulated the courageous step taken by the government” and said that it “was very necessary not just for Jammu and Kashmir but (also) for the whole nation.

India on the move: What data from Census 2011 show on migrations

Marriage and employment are the major reasons for migration, Census data show. The bulk of the migration takes place within individual states.

Explained: What has changed in RTI Act? Why are Opposition parties protesting?

RTI Act amendments: Government has introduced amendments giving itself powers to set salaries and service conditions for Information Commissioners. How does it change the existing Act, and why is the Opposition protesting?

RSS withdraws Ramlal from BJP after 12 years in key post

As he exits the BJP organisation, Ramlal, active in the Sangh since the Emergency days, leaves a significant mark in the party’s history, holding a key post when it is at its peak. During his term, the BJP recorded stunning victories in two General Elections and several Assembly polls.

Telling Numbers: Electoral bonds worth Rs 5,850 crore sold so far, 70% in 3 metros

Bonds are available in denominations of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore.

Research published in pay-and-publish journals won’t count: UGC panel

The four-member panel was formed by the UGC late last year after The Indian Express published a series of investigative reports on how India has emerged as one of the biggest markets for “predatory” publishers of substandard research journals.

Minister V K Singh calls ex-aide a fraud, had fulsome praise last year

Records show that the Minister appointed his former aide after he had been arrested in a forgery case; praised him, recommended him for a position in a UP BJP trade body and even asked for action against police officers who had once booked the aide for alleged cheating and forgery.

Junior ministers set to get bigger role, files to be routed through them

The departments have been warned to ensure that “no deviation on the ground of urgency is made”.

Joint Secys from outside: How government found a way to duck quota

Relevant file notings provided by the DoPT to The Indian Express under the RTI Act state, “In a single post cadre, reservation does not apply. Since each post to be filled under this scheme is a Single Post, reservation is not applicable.”

Former aide to VK Singh held on fraud, extortion charges

A copy of the FIR accessed by The Sunday Express states that Shambhu had taken Rs 3 lakh from BJP worker Ajay Tyagi on April 15, 2019, in the name of election funds but the sum was not deposited to the party fund.

3-language policy: National Education Policy draft revised, 2 members object

The earlier version of the draft’s pitch for the proper implementation of the three-language formula in schools across the country drew strong reaction from the DMK, which dubbed the suggestion as an effort to “thrust” Hindi on Tamil Nadu.

In five years, over Rs 100 crore spent on renovation, furnishing of ministers’ bungalows, offices

In response to an RTI application filed by The Indian Express, CPWD, which is the executing agency for these works, stated that Rs 93.69 crore were spent on renovation, and Rs 8.11 crore on furnishing of the bungalows and offices of the Ministers.

In Rohilkhand, Gangwars in Bareilly and Muslims in Badaun could hold key

While Bareilly is dominated by Gangwars, Badaun seat is dominated by Yadavs — accounting for nearly 4 lakh votes — followed by Muslims with 3.5 lakh.

In Rampur, Azam Khan looks for Yadav-Jatav push as opponents cosy up to Congress

The campaigning style of the father-son duo is reflective of the fact that in Rampur, a Muslim majority Lok Sabha constituency, support from OBCs (particularly Yadavs) and Scheduled Castes (particularly Jatavs) could be a big push for Azam Khan.

Lok Sabha polls: In Varun-Maneka flip-flop, caste enters Pilibhit equation

Varun Gandhi, who had won from here in 2009, is up against Mahagathbandhan candidate Hemraj Verma of the Samajwadi Party.