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Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination

28 Jun 2017

Venkaiah Naidu
Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Meira Kumar files nomination

The opposition's presidential candidate, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, filed her nomination for the July 17 polls in the presence of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders.

Opposition's Presidential candidate: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

22 Jun 2017

Venkaiah Naidu
Opposition's Presidential candidate: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

The opposition has finally announced its candidate for the presidential election. It has chosen former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit candidate.

Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations

14 Jun 2017

India
Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations

The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.

Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission

07 Jun 2017

India
Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission

President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.

Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

30 May 2017

India
Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

A special CBI court framed conspiracy charges against BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others under section 120(b) of the IPC in the Babri Masjid demolition case; all have been granted bail.

Modi's government fires 129 'non-performing' babus

24 May 2017

India
Modi's government fires 129 'non-performing' babus

Keeping in mind PM Modi's statement, "In the New India concept, instead of VIP, there has to be EIP or Every Person is Important," NDA government has been taking stringent measures to get rid of deadwood within its ranks to facilitate better governance.

Modi asks data on employment-generated to silence opposition claims

22 May 2017

India
Modi asks data on employment-generated to silence opposition claims

In a move to counter criticism from the opposition, the NDA government has asked all the ministries and departments to collate data on the amount of employment, both direct and indirect, it has generated via central schemes during three years of its regime.

GST ship is battle ready for the choppy Indian economy

21 May 2017

India
GST ship is battle ready for the choppy Indian economy

GST bill nuances have been finally etched and July 1 marks a new chapter in India's economy.

GST- Tax on services finalized; education, healthcare exempted

19 May 2017

Arun Jaitley
GST- Tax on services finalized; education, healthcare exempted

The GST Council has decided that health and education would be kept out of the new regime.

Day 1: GST rates of 1,211 items fixed

19 May 2017

Arun Jaitley
Day 1: GST rates of 1,211 items fixed

GST council has agreed on the majority of the goods and services tax rates, which the NDA administration proposes to roll out from July 1.

Govt eases eviction of illegal squatters from official bungalows

18 May 2017

Delhi
Govt eases eviction of illegal squatters from official bungalows

In their fight against illegal squatters in government bungalows, the union cabinet has passed amendments to the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971.

Modi government passes with flying colours in stock exchange

17 May 2017

India
Modi government passes with flying colours in stock exchange

Indian economy growth can be measured, to a certain extent, by the performance of its stock exchanges - BSE and NSE.

West Bengal civic body polls- GJM, Trinamool winning

17 May 2017

West Bengal
West Bengal civic body polls- GJM, Trinamool winning

As counting of votes for West Bengal civic body polls concluded, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) won 69 seats out of 168. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) narrowly trailed behind with 68 votes.

Massive social media influence helped BJP in 2014: Stanford Study

17 May 2017

India
Massive social media influence helped BJP in 2014: Stanford Study

A Stanford Study on BJP's social-media strategy revealed that the party's massive social-media influence helped it comeback to power in 2014, thwarting a decade-long Congress rule.

Robert Vadra's mother's security detail stripped off

17 May 2017

Delhi Police
Robert Vadra's mother's security detail stripped off

Times Now reported that Robert Vadra's mother's security cover has been withdrawn by the Modi government.

Modi government's third anniversary- BJP plans 'Modi fest', mass outreach

16 May 2017

India
Modi government's third anniversary- BJP plans 'Modi fest', mass outreach

As the Modi government is set to mark its third anniversary in power on May 26, BJP has planned to hold 'Modi fest' and mass outreach programs targeting voters, to mark the occasion in over 120 cities.

Kashmiri youths should unite against Lt. Fayaz's murder: Army Chief

15 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmiri youths should unite against Lt. Fayaz's murder: Army Chief

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat called on Kashmiri youths to unite against the killing of 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, hailing from the Valley, who was abducted while on leave from a wedding and shot dead.

"Buy in India" to bolster Modi's "Make in India" initiative

14 May 2017

India
"Buy in India" to bolster Modi's "Make in India" initiative

Narendra Modi had his fair share of wins with the "Make in India" policy and is now going to usher "Buy in India" to safeguard the interest of Indian enterprises.

Who will be India's next President?

13 May 2017

India
Who will be India's next President?

India is set to elect a new President in July. While the ruling NDA alliance holds a majority and hopes to get a like minded candidate on board, opposition parties have been planning to jointly put forward a candidate against Modi's choice of President.

Modi's magic pulls India's infra sector back from the mire

12 May 2017

India
Modi's magic pulls India's infra sector back from the mire

It appears, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's endeavors to kick-start the country's infrastructural projects are finally bearing fruits.

No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI

12 May 2017

India
No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI

There have been longstanding fears within certain segments of society of the possible saffronization of education by those in the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups since the Modi government came into power.

Terrorists involved in army officer Ummer Fayaz's killing, identified

12 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorists involved in army officer Ummer Fayaz's killing, identified

Defence sources on Thursday said 6 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were involved in the kidnapping and murder of 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz from Kashmir.

J&K- Slain officer was on leave to attend cousin's wedding

11 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K- Slain officer was on leave to attend cousin's wedding

Lt. Ummer Fayaz from Kulgam was on leave for his cousin's wedding. At 10pm, terrorists barged into the ceremony and dragged the 22-year-old away.

Alipay wages war against Apple Pay for US market

10 May 2017

WeChat
Alipay wages war against Apple Pay for US market

In a move to expand to the international market, Alipay, operated by Ant Financial, has sealed a deal with First Data, giving it access to four million retail partners and will now compete with the likes of Apple Pay.

J&K- Bullet-ridden body of army officer found

10 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K- Bullet-ridden body of army officer found

The bullet-ridden body of an army officer from Jammu and Kashmir was recovered from Shopian district of South Kashmir.

Antrix-Devas deal: CBI gets nod to prosecute ex-ISRO bosses

02 May 2017

India
Antrix-Devas deal: CBI gets nod to prosecute ex-ISRO bosses

The CBI has got the go ahead to prosecute former ISRO and Antrix officials over their alleged involvement in the Antrix-Devas scandal.

Provide reservation for economically disadvantaged: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

26 Apr 2017

India
Provide reservation for economically disadvantaged: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday made a case for allowing 25% reservation for economically disadvantaged sections.

Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

19 Apr 2017

India
Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

The Supreme Court has re-imposed charges of conspiracy against LK Advani, MM Joshi and other senior BJP leaders over the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Aadhaar: Account holders have to submit details by April 30
Aadhaar: Account holders have to submit details by April 30

Customers who opened accounts from July'14 to August'15 will have to submit their Aadhaar number and other necessary details to banks/other financial institutions for the 'Know Your Customer' process by April 30.

Mumbai hospitals get medicine-dispensing robots

10 Apr 2017

Shiv Sena
Mumbai hospitals get medicine-dispensing robots

Students from Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE), Bandra, invented a robotic vending machine which hands out medicines in hospitals.

CBI: Advani, others BJP leaders part of Babri Masjid conspiracy

06 Apr 2017

India
CBI: Advani, others BJP leaders part of Babri Masjid conspiracy

The CBI argued in the Supreme Court that senior BJP leader LK Advani and 12 others should be charged with conspiracy over the Babri Masjid's demolition.

Aadhaar for getting on a plane too?
Aadhaar for getting on a plane too?

The government has reportedly asked Wipro to prepare a plan to provide Aadhaar based access for flyers at all airports. Wipro will submit the report by May.

WhatsApp prepping for digital payments segment entry in India

04 Apr 2017

India
WhatsApp prepping for digital payments segment entry in India

According to FactorDaily, WhatsApp is prepping up to launch peer to peer payments in India.

Unitech, a cautionary tale for the real estate sector

03 Apr 2017

Delhi Police
Unitech, a cautionary tale for the real estate sector

Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing currently has Unitech's MDs Sanjay and Ajay Chandra in its custody for money laundering and duping its consumers.

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, rejects RS amendments

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, rejects RS amendments

The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill, without accepting any of the 5 amendments suggested by the Rajya Sabha.

Opposition forces 5 amendments to Finance Bill in RS

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha
Opposition forces 5 amendments to Finance Bill in RS

The opposition forced 5 amendments to the Finance Bill to be adopted by the Rajya Sabha, in what is seen as a setback to the Centre.

Lok Sabha approves GST: Moves one step closer to implementation

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha approves GST: Moves one step closer to implementation

The four GST Bills were approved in the Lok Sabha bringing GST one step closer to a roll out on July 1st. "We seem to be on time... (we are) reasonably optimistic about meeting the deadline", said Arun Jaitley.

Pollution connected to monsoons: IIT-Bombay study

28 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena
Pollution connected to monsoons: IIT-Bombay study

A new study conducted at IIT-Bombay discovered a relation between local pollution and the intensity of rain.

Babri Masjid Dispute: What did Supreme Court say?

22 Mar 2017

India
Babri Masjid Dispute: What did Supreme Court say?

A three judge bench of the Supreme Court suggested that an out of court settlement was the best recourse to the Ayodhya dispute. Offering to act as mediator, the CJI also suggested that the parties choose mediators on their own.

2017 Finance bill to undergo major reforms

22 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha
2017 Finance bill to undergo major reforms

Arun Jaitley suggested a major overhaul in finance bill to bring about electoral reforms.

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