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Monday, September 28, 2020

Swaraj Thapa

The writer, a former journalist, is with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

Bangla village waits for its famous son-in-law
Tue, Mar 05, 2013

The 8-km stretch of road that connects Bhadrabila with Narail has received a new layer of asphalt

Pranab Mukherjee visit runs into Bangladesh turmoil,Khaleda Zia cancels meet
Mon, Mar 04, 2013

Over the past few days,the BNP has tried to link the Shahbag upsurge with New Delhi

Chopper deal: Govt tells allies ready for any probe Oppn wants
Wed, Feb 27, 2013

Coordination Committee: Issue of Muslim youths ‘falsely’ accused in terror cases,demand for Telangana state also came up for discussion

Days ago,PC had written to PM to push NCTC
Sat, Feb 23, 2013

He got Cabinet approval for NATGRID; it was due to be operationalised this year.

PM,Sonia meet Pranab,trigger talk of Cabinet reshuffle soon
Wed, Oct 17, 2012

Rahul may call on him today

Aam Admi Party
Viewpoint: Arvind Kejriwal – Young Man in a Hurry
Tue, Oct 09, 2012

There are approximately 1139 unrecognised registered political parties and if 1140th joins,he is welcome: Tiwari

Govt reforms hopes rest on convincing BJP
Mon, Oct 08, 2012

BJP leaders concede that they will find it difficult to oppose the legislations,the only way being sticking to the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Finance.

Govt reforms hopes rest on convincing BJP
Mon, Oct 08, 2012

The government took more than a calculated risk in pushing ahead with the second round of big-ticket reforms on FDI in insurance and pension,because,plain and simple

SC ruling won’t hit serving information officers: AG
Wed, Oct 03, 2012

Notwithstanding the recent Supreme Court judgment re-drawing their eligibility criteria,Attorney General G E Vahanvati has said that the central and state information commissioners can continue for now

Cabinet reshuffle: Big four could keep their jobs
Thu, Sep 27, 2012

Sources say changes were unlikely in Defence,Finance,External Affairs and Home.

Sonia and PM meet,reshuffle may be put off
Thu, Sep 27, 2012

The meeting may endorse the recent announcements made by the govt

Mines minister wrote to PM urging not to remove secretary
Wed, Sep 26, 2012

To fend off a shakeup in his ministry,mines minister Dinsha Patel wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last week urging him not to remove mines secretary Vishwapati Trivedi from the post

Pranab unlikely to call for trust vote
Sat, Sep 22, 2012

Trinamool’s withdrawal of support has left the government in minority,unless one factors in the outside support extended by the SP (22 MPs),the BSP (21 MPs),the RJD (4 MPs) and the JD(S) (3 MPs).

‘Cong treated Didi shabbily,refused fund’
Fri, Sep 21, 2012

We have been in government in the state for the last 18 months.

TRS eases way for Cong on Telangana
Thu, Sep 20, 2012

The UPA regime may not have taken any decision on Telengana yet,but the high-level meeting convened

Rahul shifts from HRD House panel to finance
Thu, Sep 20, 2012

In a move that buttresses the view that he may not join the government at the Centre at this juncture,Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has opted to become a member of the parliamentary standing committee on finance

Govt banks on TMC,SP,BSP differences
Sun, Sep 16, 2012

Any coordination between the SP and BSP,on the other hand,is not possible for obvious reasons,Congress managers said.

Diesel dearer by Rs 5/litre,6-refill cap on LPG subsidy
Fri, Sep 14, 2012

More reforms on agenda: FDI in power,aviation,broadcasting.

Poll panel identifies 50 ‘cash-sensitive’ seats
Wed, Sep 12, 2012

“In our assessment,between 25 to 30 per cent of the constituencies in Gujarat can be classified as expenditure sensitive,” he added.

Troublesome allies turn UPA’s saviours
Tue, Sep 11, 2012

The washed out Monsoon Session of Parliament had a silver lining for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

No mass cancellation of allocations,says Jaiswal
Fri, Aug 31, 2012

The next meeting of the IMG,set up to review and decide on de-allocating the coal blocks,has been scheduled for September 3.

Land Acquisition Bill sees opposition,sent to GoM
Wed, Aug 29, 2012

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma led the opposition to the controversial Land Acquisition Bill piloted by Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh in the Cabinet

All-party meeting today,groups say include OBCs too
Tue, Aug 21, 2012

Ahead of the all- party meeting on Tuesday evening on the subject of reservation in promotions for SCs/STs in public employment

Shinde not invited to Cong Core Group meet
Sun, Aug 12, 2012

“It is a decision that Congress president takes on her own,” a senior leader said when asked why Shinde was not invited and what the non-inclusion of Shinde in the group meant.

Pranab no to honorary IIT degree
Tue, Aug 07, 2012

IIT-Kharagpur may be disappointed,but President Pranab Mukherjee has declined to accept its honorary degree,saying it would be inappropriate to do so given that he,holding the highest constitutional post of the country,is also the Visitor of all IITs