Congress hits out at Modi govt after India slips 10 ranks on Democracy Index
The Congress on Thursday attacked the Modi government after India slipped 10 ranks on the Democracy Index, saying democracy has been eroded and democratic institutions debilitated under the 'tukde tukde gang' in power, and this should alarm every Indian.
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Rajasthan govt to introduce resolution against CAA: Sachin Pilot
Kerala and Punjab have already passed resolutions seeking the withdrawal of the CAA. Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot said that the Centre should listen to people protesting against the Act across the country and asserted that democracy weakens if there is no dialogue. He further added that People have the right to express their disagreement in a peaceful manner.
Andhra Pradesh Govt indicates it may abolish Upper House of Legislature
"We need to seriously think whether we need to have such a House which appears to be functioning with only political motives. It is not mandatory to have the Council, which is our own creation, and it is only for our convenience. So let us discuss the issue further on Monday and take a decision on whether or not to continue the Council," CM Jagan Mohan Reddy said.
Rajasthan govt ready to introduce resolution against CAA: Sachin Pilot
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Govt mulls mediation to solve tax issues with companies
Mediation will allow taxpayers to get a fix on how much they need to pay and avoid disputes.
COAI says SPV proposal nixed due to lack of consensus; govt not involved
"Unfortunately, the proposal did not pass the test of internal scrutiny among the telcos, so we will have to come up with a different proposal," Rajan Mathews, DG, COAI, told ET. The COAI also clarified that neither the government nor the DoT was in any way involved in the plan which was only meant for internal scrutiny among the members of the association.
PM Modi pays tributes to Bal Thackeray on his birth anniversary
"Tributes to the great Balasaheb Thackeray on his jayanti. Courageous and indomitable, he never hesitated from raising issues of public welfare," the prime minister wrote on Twitter.
NCDEX wants govt to mandate banks to extend agri-credit only against eNWR in Budget
NCDEX said that the Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) levied on processed agri commodities has increased impact cost of market participants.
Rly commissions govt's first waste to energy plant; to turn e waste, plastic into light diesel oil
The foot print of the plant is small hence the area required for installing it is less when compared with conventional method of processing. All constituents are converted into valuable energy thereby making it zero discharge process.
PM Narendra Modi to lay wreath at National War Memorial on R-Day for the first time
Amar Jawan Jyoti is symbolised by an inverted bayonet and soldier's helmet over it with an eternal flame burning beside it. It was built in 1972 underneath the India Gate arch to commemorate soldiers martyred in the Indo-Pak War of 1971. Tri-Services chiefs pay respect on occasions of national importance like Independence Day, Republic Day at the Amar Jawan Jyoti.
Modi’s team promises new dawn in Kashmir outreach
Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nityanand Rai, GK Reddy, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Sanjay Dhotre met people at different places reiterating that the Valley should shun all negativity of the past and look forward to a new new sunrise under Narendra Modi government that would bring happiness to all residents.
BSP ready to accept govt's challenge for debate on CAA: Mayawati
Addressing a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Tuesday, Shah had dared, besides Mayawati, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav to a debate with him on the law on a 'sarvjanik manch' (public platform).
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