Shyamlal Yadav

Articles By Shyamlal Yadav

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.

Mahagathbandhan of poor, deprived will bring acche din: Akhilesh Yadav

Addressing a rally in support of SP candidate Hemraj Verma at Drummond Government Inter College in Pilibhit, Yadav alleged that all welfare schemes launched by his government in Uttar Pradesh have been discontinued by the Yogi Adityanath government.

US court fines journal publisher USD 50 million for ‘deceptive practices’

The Indian Express series on Fake Science had reported on OMICS, which is run by Srinubabu Gedela and labelled as one of the largest “predatory publishers” of research articles on topics such as medicine, engineering and management.

UP suspends 7 school teachers for social media posts critical of Pulwama, Govt

UP suspends 7 school teachers: While two suspensions were for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct after polls were announced on March 10, the government has also ordered an FIR against a private school teacher.

Ex-BJP MP Chandan Mitra’s firm under I-T scanner in TDS probe

The Managing Director of the company is Chandan Mitra, the two-time BJP Rajya Sabha MP who switched to the Trinamool Congress last July.

Explained: How Lokpal will form, function

Chairman of national anti-corruption ombudsman selected, other members next. A look at how the rest of the Lokpal will be selected, and how it will function.

Mudra bad loans: Value low but surge this year

In 2017-18, total loans disbursed under the Mudra scheme stood at Rs 2.46 lakh crore. This shows the gross NPA ratio (NPAs divided by loans disbursed) was 3.96 per cent.

UGC vice-chairman Bhushan Patwardhan interview: Honorary degrees might need to be regulated

Bhushan Patwardhan, vice-chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), says the matter of Shahrukh khan’s honorary doctorate should be looked from the broader perspective, including its propriety and timing

IPS officers on dharna stage: What rules for conduct, disciplinary action say

The ministry is also said to be withdrawing police medals conferred by the Centre to these officers.