Shyamlal Yadav


BJP, Congress, Shiv Sena, NCP leaders head co-op banks that swapped most cash during demonetisation
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Demonetisation: The 370 DCCBs in the country exchanged old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 worth Rs 22,270 crore from November 10 to December 31, 2016, of which 18.82 per cent (Rs 4,191.39 crore) was processed by the top ten.

New Ganga clean-up law plans armed force, prison terms & fines
Wed, Sep 05, 2018

The Bill calls for a National Ganga Council and a National Ganga Rejuvenation Authority to enforce the law and protect the river which flows over 2500 km.

Simply Put: Journey of the MPs’ Code
Wed, Sep 05, 2018

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has sought a consensus on a Code of Conduct for MPs and MLAs. This has been a longstanding concern — progress has been slow and uneven, however.

Fake science, part III: Behind locked doors, Mandsaur is home to research paper shops
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

An investigation by The Indian Express has revealed that the Mandsaur business revolves around over 100 journals covering science to management, a few names and many locked houses.

Fake Science, Part III: Energy cure, God university get prime space for money
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

The Indian Express accessed over 90 articles published by Trivedi and found similar claims in all. He also claims to have developed “Trivedi Water”, which is listed on Amazon but is “currently unavailable”.

Jeffrey Beall: ‘Predatory publishers threaten scientific integrity, are embarrassment to India’
Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Beall said that universities need to re-examine how they evaluate faculty and should not give credit for publications in fake journals.

SC Lakhotia, professor emeritus at BHU: ‘Universities, UGC responsible for relaxed attitude to predatory journals’
Fri, Jul 20, 2018

The universities and UGC are responsible for this relaxed attitude. The cycle of publishing and withdrawing lists of journals has obviously questioned the credibility of the exercise, says SC Lakhotia.

OMICS chief Srinubabu Gedela: ‘Our revenue from India is almost zero’
Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Srinubabu Gedela, CEO of Hyderabad-based OMICS, is under the scanner in the US where trade authorities have accused his company of making several fraudulent claims.

Fake Science: Face behind biggest of all — ‘40 countries, million articles’
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Fake Science part-II: Srinubabu Gedela is the CEO of OMICS, labelled as one of the largest “predatory publishers” of research articles on topics in medicine, pharmaceuticals, engineering, technology and management for charges ranging from $149 to $1,819.

Fake Science: 1 journal to 1,500 in 10 years, Hyderabad is hub of pay & publish
Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Fake Science part-II: Most of these journals exist online and are operated by companies based across the city, including the posh Banjara Hills, but flaunt addresses from abroad on their websites, mostly in the US and UK.

Explained: How the pay-and-publish business works
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

The pressure to publish, and to present papers at conferences in order to collect the marks needed for recruitments/promotions often incentivises pay-to-publish practices.

V-Cs, AIIMS, IIT professors on list: ‘Students sent it, we don’t know’
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Most of them figure in publications brought out by Hyderabad-based OMICS and Turkey-based WASET, which claim to organise research conferences across the world.

Inside India’s fake research paper shops: pay, publish, profit
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Despite UGC blacklist, hundreds of ‘predatory journals’ thrive, cast shadow on quality of faculty and research nationwide.

Aiming to cover 3 crore people, digital literacy scheme covers 57 lakh
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had fixed a target of making 3 crore of the rural population digitally literate by March 31 this year, but the achievement has been only 57 lakh —19 per cent.

Where RSS has invited Pranab Mukherjee
Wed, May 30, 2018

The Sangh has invited Pranab Mukherjee, former President with deep Congress roots, to its important annual event in Nagpur. What is the Sangh Shiksha Varg, and who have been chief guests earlier?

Sunil Bansal — RSS man in UP BJP set for Rajasthan task
Sun, May 20, 2018

Considered a key strategist and close to BJP president Amit Shah, Bansal was appointed to the post before 2014 Lok Sabha polls — he proved himself, with BJP winning 71 of 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP, and sweeping the Assembly elections last year.

2.8 lakh were to deliver IRCTC services, only 38,500 registered so far
Mon, May 07, 2018

Official sources said the IRCTC late last month alerted the Ministry of Electronics and IT that only 38,500 RSPs had registered so far for IRCTC services.

Prabhudatt Brahmchari’s book offers little details on how Jansangh was formed
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

The book mentions another fact that once Rajju Bhaiya filed nomination from one of the assembly segments of Allahabad on Jansangh ticket.

In election year, only 30 per cent of 18-19 age group are enrolled as voters
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

Of the estimated 4.85 crore population in the 18-19 age group (or millennium voters), 3.42 crore or 70.51 per cent will not be able to exercise their franchise if elections are held on the basis of the present voter list.

1971: another UP CM, another blow in Gorakhpur
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

The BJP’s shock defeats in the Lok Sabha by-elections for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, held by Yogi and Maurya respectively, would appear to vindicate their apprehensions.