Shyamlal Yadav

Articles By Shyamlal Yadav

Explained: What bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under RTI means

While the office of the CJI is now under the RTI’s ambit, the CBI is exempt. When the UPA government brought the RTI law on October 12, 2005, the CBI was under it.

Ahead of Ayodhya verdict: Stay calm, irrespective of SC order, RSS to cadres

The verdict in the case is expected before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17.

New draft rules downgrade CIC and ICs, cut their tenure and perks

The government had amended the RTI Act in July this year allowing it to fix the tenure of CIC and ICs of the Centre and states, and also to lay down terms and conditions of service.

Explained: What clearances do CMs need to go abroad?

Since 2016, applications for political clearance can be made online, on a portal opened by the Ministry. These are processed and clearance issued through coordination among various Ministry divisions.

Kendriya Vidyalaya admissions: 20-fold surge under HRD Minister quota

This is according to data obtained from the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), which oversees all KVs in the country, by The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

‘By 2047, Sangh would become indistinguishable from Indian society’

The book, to be released on October 1 by RSS sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat in Delhi, throws light on several issues pertaining to the RSS.

Plan for new agency to handle exams for govt recruitment gets ministry nod

A new National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) for all these competitive examinations, in which an estimated 2.5 crore candidates appear annually.

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”.