RAJASTHAN ELECTIONS 2018
Gearing up for Delhi elections: AAP banks on achievements, BJP hopes for Congress revival
A divided BJP Delhi unit could not finalise a chief ministerial candidate to take on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal. As a consequence, BJP will be contesting another Assembly poll in the name of PM Narendra Modi. BJP lacks a tall leader in Delhi who can rally support from various sections of society here.
Delhi polls: Shashi Tharoor alleges financial irregularities, asks AAP govt for answers
"The Aam Aadmi Party started off claiming to combat c...
No interim stay on electoral bonds; SC seeks response of Centre, EC
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Sur...
As long as Delhi has an 'honest govt', no pvt school can arbitrarily hike fees: Kejriwal
In April 2018, the Delhi government had issued a circular prohibiting private unaided schools functioning on government land from hiking tuition fees without the approval of the Directorate of Education.
73 Rajya Sabha seats to see election this year, maximum held by BJP
A close analysis of the data reveals that the BJP, which was moving towards the majority mark in the Rajya Sabha with steady movement of opposition MPs to the ruling party, is unlikely to make any substantial gain in the biennial elections, as it lost quite a few assembly elections in 2018 and 2019.
Youth have big role to play in saving the Constitution: Sachin Pilot
Over the years, elections have come and gone, we have been defeated and governments have been formed. Now, the basic sentiment is to save the Constitution of this country...To do this, there is a great need for us to connect with the youth," Sachin Pilot told reporters.
Cabinet to consider marketing rights for pre-NELP gasfields
This proposed policy change is expected to immediately benefit Vedanta, which has begun producing natural gas from its Barmer block in Rajasthan, but has been locked in a protracted negotiation with GAIL, the government-nominated buyer, for the sale of its gas.
Will sweep panchayat election too: Sachin Pilot
The Ashok Gehlot-led govt appears to have consolidated its position since being sworn in on December 17 last year, despite its major promises such as farm loan waiver and unemployment allowance still being works in progress.
President gives assent to Rajasthan bill keeping buffaloes out of list of bovines
The bill to amend the 1995 Bovine Act was introduced by the Vasundhra Raje government in 2018 but after the Congress came to power in Rajasthan last December, the Centre asked the state to examine the amendments afresh, officials said.
Tata power: may not be able to run mundra power project after February
Facing liquidity crunch, company urges states to expedite pass-through of fuel costs; Centre asks states to decide by Jan 15 or face shortage without ministry support. Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab and Maharashtra buy power from the Rs 18,000-crore plant.
Centre to send team as report says 60% devices not working at Kota hospital
Alarmed by the poor state of medical care at the Kota hospital, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has shot off a letter to chief minister Ashok Gehlot while promising all technical help to save the lives of children.
Inter-state police meeting held in Delhi ahead of R-Day, assembly polls
The Delhi Police held an inter-state meeting to strengthen cooperation and coordination with the police forces of neighbouring states such as Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh for the upcoming Republic day.
At Rs 1,450 cr, BJP got 61% funding via Electoral Bonds before LS polls
Anti-bond Congress raised 41% of its total Rs 918 cr funding through bonds, Trinamool got Rs 97 crore.
13th tranche of electoral bonds from Jan 13
Electoral bonds have been pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties as part of efforts to bring transparency in political funding.
5 parties received Rs 587cr in poll bonds in 2018-19
A look at audit reports for the last financial year made available by the Election Commission, which must mandatorily declare income from electoral bonds under a separate head, reveals that Biju Janata Dal received Rs 213.5 crore as contributions via electoral bonds route.
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