Kumaraswamy govt will come down in two days: Maha BJP minister

Mumbai: After two Independent MLAs in Karnataka withdrew support to the Congress-JD(S) alliance government, a Maharashtra BJP minister Tuesday said the Kumaraswamy-led dispensation will “come down” within two days. Maharashtra BJP Minister Ram Shinde Comments of Water Conservation, Protocol and OBC Minister Ram Shinde came amid a fresh More...

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Jharkhand implements Centre’s 10 pc reservations scheme in state

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has approved 10 per cent reservation to the economically weaker General category candidates in state government jobs on Tuesday. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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HRD to increase nearly 25 pc seats in varsities to implement 10 pc quota for poor in gen category

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry announced Tuesday that it will implement 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker section of the general category from the 2019 academic session and increase around 25 per cent More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Housekeeping staff protest at CBI HQs for irregular payment of salary

New Delhi: The housekeeping staff at the CBI headquarters here on Tuesday protested, alleging that they were not getting regular salaries. Representative Image Around 150 staff have been hired by a third party company More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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BEST strike: Bombay HC seeks response from all parties

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought response from all the parties in connection with the ongoing indefinite strike by BEST employees here. Bombay High Court today sought response from all the parties More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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HC notice to Centre, CBI on a plea seeking guidelines for tracing, surveillance of calls

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and the CBI on a plea seeking direction to frame comprehensive guidelines regarding “tracing, tapping and surveillance of phone calls More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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FM Jaitley flies to US for a medical check-up

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check-up following a kidney transplant last year, sources said. FM Arun Jaitley has left for US for a medical check up, following More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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SC asks UPSC secretary to appear in court, inform whether panel formed for DGP selection

New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the UPSC secretary to personally appear and inform the court if the commission prepares a panel of senior IPS officers for director general of police (DGP) appointments More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Fuel prices continue upward march, petrol at Rs 70.41/ltr in Delhi

New Delhi: Fuel prices were hiked for the seventh time in the New Year, adding to commuters’ woes. Fuel prices were hiked for the seventh time in the New Year, adding to commuters’ woes. In Delhi, petrol More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Finance secretary Ajay Narayan Jha’s term extended, named as member of 15 Finance Commission

New Delhi: The Centre has extended the term of Union Finance Secretary by a month to February 28 and has also been named as member of 15th Finance Commission. Centre has extended the term of Union Finance Secretary More...