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Shyamlal Yadav


The Gwalior dynasty: A short history of the Scindias in Indian politics
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Members of the erstwhile royal family of Gwalior have been in politics for over six decades, and are among the most influential political dynasties of independent India.

‘Delhi riots result of confusion by Oppn over govt policies,’ says Naqvi
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Speaking to The Indian Express, Naqvi, the only Muslim face in the Narendra Modi government, said that those behind the riots are “professional political provokers”.

Swachh Bharat fund got Rs 777 crore in 5 yrs, but just Rs 13.8 lakh came from abroad
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Referring to contributions from “foreign sources”, the department, which is the nodal point for SBK, stated that “all foreign contributions are received in an exclusive designated bank account held in State Bank of India”.

Before he quit, Lokpal judge sent 3 letters to chief on lack of work, and gaps in processes
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Justice Dilip B Bhosale complained about the lack of “any office/official work” and expressed reservations about the pace of work in the watchdog body.

Ram Temple trust should have had OBC face: Uma Bharti
Fri, Feb 07, 2020

Uma Bharti said the announcement of the setting up of the trust just three days before Delhi goes for Assembly polls, will not have any impact on the elections.

Lok Sabha tightens belt for House panel study tours
Tue, Feb 04, 2020

The circular says that all arrangements related to travel and stay will be undertaken by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) which comes under the Ministry of Railways.

Funding for cleaning Ganga cut by almost 50% in Revised Estimate, ghat beautification gets Rs 2 lakh
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Under the Namami Gange project, Rs 700 crore was allocated to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and Rs 50 crore was allocated to the Ghat Beautification of Riverfronts.

Key Health, HRD Min schemes fail to utilise allocated funds
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

The Ministries and their departments try to reach their overall target of expending 75 per cent of the Budget allocation, but several important schemes have failed to do so.

Amid higher expenditure level of Ministries, funds in welfare schemes remain underutilised
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Several schemes of these ministries where there are real beneficiaries — Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, women, minorities, and disabled people — have shown very poor expenditure level in almost nine months.

Firozabad: Anti-CAA protests Of 34 FIRs, most filed in days after violence
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Nearly half (13) were filed by journalists, camerapersons or other private individuals, all of them on days following December 20.

Seize the Right
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

A comprehensive account tracing the history of the Lokpal movement, and locating its relevance in contemporary times.

UP CAA protests: Firozabad FIRs same, accused fear will be blamed for deaths
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Thirteen people are in judicial custody for the Firozabad anti-CAA violence, facing charges such as attempt to murder, dacoity and damaging public and private property, rioting and criminal intimidation.

CAA protests: In one of worst-hit UP towns, 6 deaths, ‘no bullets found’
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

The hospital version in most cases is that while the men carried bullet injuries, they had not found a bullet. Three of the victims were taken to Delhi's AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospitals, while one is being treated for spinal injuries at Apollo Hospital in the Capital.

Firozabad: No link to protests, unable to pay, say recipients of recovery notices
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

The families of some of those who were served notices told The Indian Express that they are daily wagers and labourers who got caught in the ruckus while on their routine jobs. Most of the recipients of the notices are in jail.

Explained: What Supreme Court said on RTI use, abuse
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

CJI Bobde has called for a way to stop abuse of RTI. A look at the Supreme Court’s observations over the years, at times stressing the right to know, and at other times critical of the way RTI is being used.

Bad loans under Mudra Kishore jump 107% in six months
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

The cumulative data for all 12 banks also reveals that in the topmost Tarun loan category, NPAs by value has risen sharply 45 per cent to Rs 3,425 crore in September from Rs 2,353 crore in March.

Explained: What bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under RTI means
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

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
Fri, Nov 01, 2019

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
Thu, Oct 17, 2019

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?
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

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.