Indian Subcontinent Votes & Polls

EC waits for Modi official tours to conclude allege Congress

The Congress on Monday accused the Election Commission of delaying the announcement of the general elections to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi to conclude his “official” tours.   Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel hit out at Modi for using official machinery and public money to fuel his election campaign through rallies and political advertisements.   Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

Withdrawal of Security cover to 173 Activists , Omar says Justice via court to be done

A day after Jammu and Kashmir government downgraded and withdrew security of 18 separatist leaders and 155 political persons and activists in the state, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said that his party would move to court if the decision was not revisited.   Omar in a series of tweets questioned the step taken Read More…

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National Statistical Commission members quit over disagreement with Modi government

In November last year, the NITI Aayog had come under fire for announcing the revised GDP data of the UPA years.    Now two independent members of the National Statistical Commission, P C Mohanan and J V Meenakshi, have resigned over disagreement with the government on certain issues, an official said Tuesday.   Mohanan was Read More…

Indian Subcontinent National Supreme Court

EWS 10% quota to Upper caste : Supreme Court refused to stay but agree to examine

The Supreme Court Friday decided to examine the Centre’s decision to grant 10 percent reservation in jobs and education to poor candidates belonging to Upper caste category.   The bench, however, did not stay the operation of the Centre’s decision granting quota to the poor in the Upper caste category.   A bench comprising Chief Read More…

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Demonetisation has a transient impact on the economy says RBI Governor before parliamentary committee

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Tuesday committed to a parliamentary committee to give in writing his views on some of the controversial issues, which may include the government citing never-used powers to get the central bank on the discussion table, said sources.   Patel, who appeared before the 31-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, said the Read More…