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Rajya Sabha adjourns sine die

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha today adjourned sine die in the pre-noon session without taking up major business listed for the day, including the Appropriation Bill, even as a discussion on the draft National Education Policy remained unfinished. As per today's business list, the Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, were listed for consideration and passing but could not be taken up. Read more at: hThe Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2016 and the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 were [...]

Vijay Rupani to take oath Gujarat CM today

GANDHINAGAR: The oath taking ceremony of Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively will take place today at Mahatma Mandi here. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will attend the oath taking ceremony. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bharat Pandey told ANI that the group of BJP MLAs including BJP MP in Rajya Sabha Parsottambhai Rupala and former chief minister [...]

Uttar Pradesh to get Rs 400 crore for airports

NEW DELHI: With an eye on the upcoming UP elections, the Centre on Monday said it will provide Rs 400 crore to develop airports in Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur and Bareilly. Minister of state for aviation Mahesh Sharma said the government will study the feasibility of developing no frills airports in Meerut, Faizabad and Moradabad. "The case of constructing airport in Jewar (Greater Noida) had been sent to the ministry of defence for their no objection certificate," Sharma said. The minister [...]

Cabinet reshuffle: Only PM Modi, Amit Shah know final list

Going by the sources in the BJP, both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah took almost two months – during which they had several meetings that went on for hours – to finalise the list of new ministers to be inducted in the Council of Ministers on Tuesday. There were rumours, speculation and whispers in the corridors of power over the aspirants and possible names. But everyone admitted that even the being names considered were known only [...]

In a Landmark Judgment SC Directs Govt. to extend 3% Reservation for disabled Persons

In a Landmark Judgment, Supreme Court of India has directed the Government to extend the reservation for ‘persons with disability’ in all identified posts including Group A and Group B, irrespective of the mode of filling up of such posts. A Two Judge Bench comprising of Justices J.Chelameswar and Abhay Manohar Sapre in Rajeev Kumar Gupta & Others Vs Union of India & Others quashed the two office memoranda No.36035/16/91-Estt. (SCT) dated 18.02.1997 and No.36035/3/2004-Estt. (RES) dated 29.12.2005 issued [...]

Going Beyond the Headlines: Decoding the First Flight of Tejas

Delhiites usually look out for the 1st day of July with a lot of hope. It is, after all, the day when the monsoon is supposed to make a landfall in the capital which has by then, been battling the relentless summers for more than two months. This year it was slightly different. The monsoons were late (as they are usually) and right at the heart of Delhi, the hopes of a few hundred people at the Indian Air [...]