Shyamlal Yadav

Articles By Shyamlal Yadav

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.

Explained: Why VHP is now lowering the Ayodhya heat

A strong temple agitation could have made campaign tough for BJP. Besides, VHP has its own struggles.

Customs chief main guest at event held by father of man under probe

On January 1, Das took charge as CBIC chief and on January 19, he was the chief guest at a Swachh Bharat function his department held with an organisation run by Ravinder Gupta, father of accused Abhishek Gupta.

Simply put: The search for a Lokpal

For decades, India has made efforts to appoint an anti-corruption ombudsman. A look at how these efforts have unfolded, from Bills in 1970s to an Act in 2013, followed by a search committee and an SC deadline

Quota at top: State-run banks and PSUs fare much better than Govt

There’s a glimmer when it comes to major public sector banks and undertakings, with banks based in the south leading the way in ensuring reservation benefits, according to data obtained by The Indian Express under the RTI Act.

Reservation candidates are under-represented in Govt’s upper rungs

This assumes significance at a time when the government has just enacted a Constitutional amendment earmarking 10 per cent quota for the poor among those who are not beneficiaries of reservation: 15 per cent for SCs, 7.5 per cent for STs and 27 per cent for OBCs.

Hindi must be made mandatory till Class 8, says new policy draft

Sources said the committee handed over its report to the HRD Ministry last month before its tenure ended on December 31, 2018.

In new UPSC civil service recruits, dip in those taking exams in Hindi

While students took the CSE in Hindi accounted for nearly 17% in 2013, it stood at 2.11% in 2014, 4.28% in 2015, 3.45% in 2016, 4.06% in 2017. And of the 2018 recruits who finished the 15-week foundation course last month, 2.16% took the CSE in Hindi.

NDA Ministers’ foreign trip bill dips each year over last 4 years

Responding to an RTI application, the Pay & Accounts Office, Cabinet Affairs, stated that Rs 225.30 crore was spent on official foreign trips by the Cabinet Ministers and Rs 13.75 crore on Ministers of State from April 1, 2014, till March 31, 2018.

Elections 2018: In three states, NOTA votes follow a pattern — high in tribal seats

This analysis shows that the NOTA vote count was much higher in reserved seats than in general ones.

Ram temple in Ayodhya: What VHP, RSS wanted, what BJP promised

From the beginning of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, the RSS and the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) have held the view that building a Ram temple in Ayodhya is a matter of faith and not one for courts.

Jobs, admissions: 97% of Central OBC quota benefits go to just under 25% of its castes

As many as 983 OBC communities — 37 per cent of the total — have zero representation which means not a single job, not a single seat.