While it is not the EC’s job to see that the ballot boxes in Gujarat produce a verdict commensurate with the angry mood, it should go to any lengths to ensure a level playing field.
Work that was getting done at lightning speed in Kol Gadhaiyaa in Bundelkhand ahead of the chief minister’s arrival suddenly stopped when his visit was cancelled.
RTI application now reveals that model code of conduct does not hamper flood relief work.
Within the Valley, the reforms caused a social transformation that has few parallels.
The Tribunal has also directed that the Rs 5 crore paid by the organisation as a fine be utilised by the DDA for restoration of the affected area.
In the 652 urban local bodies, the party lost its deposit in 3656 seats and won in 2366.
Saranda is home to endangered species of flying lizards and is also an integral part of an elephant corridor.
Union minister Jitendra Singh’s suggestion that only those linked with an issue should be allowed to file an RTI application on it is being seen as an attempt to stifle the transparency movement.
BHU’s Political Science students were asked to write essays on Kautilya, GST, Manu and globalisation in their examination.
Discrepancies between Election Commission and Electronics Corporation of India Limited data on number of ballot units and control units manufactured have also been revealed.
Not only is the real rate of GDP growth less than what the data suggest, it is also likely to fall in the coming quarters.
In the Ayodhya riots that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, 18 Muslims were murdered, almost all their houses and shops were torched and destroyed.
Besides creating jobs, the tourism industry can build a positive image for the country, leading to a ‘virtuous circle’ of benefits.
From unwise land-use change to infrastructure erected to disrupt the natural flow of waters, India’s engines of economic change are actively making life worse for coastal people and environments.
Not only is the government failing to make timely payments, but the Centre’s definition of what constitutes a ‘delay’ is also flawed.
It seems that UIDAI authorities overlooked making special arrangements or exceptions for people with disabilities.
Sinha was protesting against the government for its alleged apathy towards cotton and soybean cultivators outside the Akola district collector’s office.
The ‘On-Board Condition Monitoring System,’ which would detect track and rolling defects, hasn’t taken off from the initial expression of interest stage.
Suppressing crimes is an exalted art form practiced as a matter of reflex in our police stations.
Jammu and Kashmir, in Urgent Need of Child Protection, Sees Poorest Implementation of Centre’s Scheme
Jammu and Kashmir is the only state that couldn’t secure any funding for the first six years after the implementation of the Integration Child Protection Scheme in 2009.
Our media is not officially muzzled. But the spirit of dissent is being hollowed out bit by bit.
The founding fathers of our constitution envisaged an egalitarian society based on justice, equality, liberty and secularism. Does contemporary reality reflect these values?
“A judicial probe at this point, at least to respond to the queries of raised by the family, and to uphold the image of the judiciary in the eyes of the people of India, is absolutely necessary.”
Allegations against Punjab AAP leader Khaira of being involved in the drug racket has left the party, that swears by “clean politics”, angry and embarrassed.
Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli have suffered the worst damage, most of the fishermen who had ventured out to sea have been rescued by the state fisheries department and the coast guard.
Rajasthan Government on a Privatisation Spree in Tourism, Says Its Role Is Only That of a Facilitator
The state government has decided to close 15 of its 41 Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation units and lease two prime properties for 30 years – a move vehemently opposed by the employees.
The election field for the municipal polls saw a striking change this time – the active participation of women and transgender candidates contesting ‘general’ seats.
The MNS claimed responsibility for the attack at the MRCC office at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai.
Haryana’s state animal husbandry minister said desi cow’s milk not only makes one beautiful but also sharpens the mind.
In a legal notice sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, Nissan sought payment of incentives due from the Tamil Nadu government as part of a 2008 agreement.
The move comes after the environment ministry sought feedback from several states on the notification.
The symbiotic relationship between politicians with criminal backgrounds and highly ambitious careerist bureaucrats is damaging democracy.
The judgment remains unconvincing, both by the Supreme Court’s own standards of ensuring probity in public life and the requirements of institutional integrity.
From improving operational metrics to transitioning towards electric, Goyal is moving from one policy quagmire to another, trying to shore up as many as he can.
The 127 families who lost their homes, including 97 from the Ma Thakur tribe and 30 OBC families, are still awaiting rehabilitation.
It is clear that this is not a development model that will bring about the greatest good to the most number of people.
With 50% of the population under the age of 25, it’s time the age limit to contest elections is lowered to 22, if not 20.
The petitioner NGO, had opposed Asthana’s appointment saying it was illegal as his name had surfaced in a diary recovered during an IT raid of Sterling Biotech Ltd.
The delay in convening the winter session is a cause of concern but more worrying is the ongoing attempt by the executive to subvert the independent function of the legislature and its secretariat.
The panel had been set up on July 31 following the government’s decision to make Aadhaar compulsory for all its services.