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‘Congress to oppose release of Rajiv’s killers’

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New Delhi, Oct. 13 (PTI): The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress on Sunday said it would strongly oppose any move to release any of the seven convicts, held guilty in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case. “There are so many prisoners including convicts in prisons of Tamil Nadu. Why is there a motivated […]

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NPP seeks Prez’s intervention to uphold democracy in J-K

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Jammu, Oct. 13 (PTI): Accusing the BJP of weakening the democratic institutions in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Panthers Party (NPP) on Sunday sought the intervention of President Ram Nath Kovind to uphold “constitutional guarantees” in the state. It also called for free and fair elections to the Block Development Councils (BDC), scheduled to be […]

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World faced with challenging time but India stronger now, says PM

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Bhandara, Oct. 13 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said though the world was faced with a “challenging time” India is stronger to deal with the same. He also said the rural economy was not paid attention to earlier unlike his government has done and added that INR 25 lakh crore will be spent […]

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Govt. reduced need to file RTI application through proactive disclosures — Shah

By   /  October 12, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Govt. reduced need to file RTI application through proactive disclosures — Shah

New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): The objective of the Modi government is to proactively put out as much information as possible in public domain to reduce the need for RTI applications, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday. The success of a government does not lie in the high number of Right to Information […]

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Over 2 lakh cases pending in information commissions — Report 

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New Delhi, Oct. 12 (IANS): A report on the performance of various information commissions across the country has revealed that more than 2 lakh appeals and complaints are pending for disposal at various stages. Using data on the backlog of appeals and complaints and their monthly disposal rates, the report further highlights that Andhra Pradesh […]

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Youth Congress protests against ‘vendetta politics’

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New Delhi, Oct. 12 (IANS): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pursuing ‘vendetta politics’, the youth wing of the Indian National Congress led by Srinivas BV, held a demonstration in front of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s residence in the national capital on Saturday. The protesters, who were detained soon after they had launched […]

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Civil rights activists demand restoration of Articles 370, 35A in J&K

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New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): Civil rights activists urged the government on Saturday to restore Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution and take steps to bring back normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. Social activist Shabana Hashmi said the abrogation of Article 370, which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was a mindless […]

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Bill to ban e-cigarettes put in public domain for feedback

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New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): The Union Health Ministry has put the draft of the bill, that will replace the ordinance issued last month to ban e-cigarettes, in public domain for eliciting views of public. The ministry intends to introduce the Bill in the forthcoming session of Parliament. The entire Bill has been shared on […]

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New era of Sino-India cooperation to begin with ‘Chennai connect’ — Modi

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Mamallapuram, Oct. 12 (PTI): A new era of cooperation will start between India and China on Saturday with the “Chennai connect”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after around five-and-half hours of one-on-one talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping spread over two days in this ancient coastal town as part of the second informal summit. Xi […]

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Indian economy in crisis, fiscal deficit actually at 8% — Congress

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New Delhi, Oct. 12 (PTI): A day after government data revealed that factory output shrank by 1.1 per cent in August, the Congress on Saturday hit out at the government over economic slowdown and claimed that fiscal deficit is not at 3.3 per cent but beyond 8 per cent. Asserting that Indian economy has moved […]

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