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.
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”.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.