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Chandigarh: Satish Kainth writes to PM Modi, Amit Shah again

Kainth had contested the polls against official BJP candidate Rajesh Kalia as Independent and lost by five votes. Kainth has sought time with Shah to tell him the entire politics within the city unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party. After losing the mayoral polls and being expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Councillor Satish […]

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The bank’s balance

Legislating payments out of the RBI’s excess capital could compromise its independence How much equity should the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hold? A committee is currently examining this issue. The question actually has many dimensions to it: How should the RBI’s equity level be computed? What should be the structure of the RBI’s assets? […]

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After DMK, DK challenges 10 per cent quota in Madras HC

The bench had Monday posted to February 18 the DMK's petition challenging the quota for the general category poor after issuing a notice to the Centre. After the DMK, the Dravidar Kazhagam (DK) has challenged the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections in the Madras High Court which Tuesday issued notice to the […]

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Mayawati demands ballot papers for Lok Sabha polls

The demand comes after a self-proclaimed US-based Indian cyber expert Monday made a sensational claim that the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were "rigged" through the EVMs, which, he said, can be hacked. BSP supremo Mayawati Tuesday demanded that the upcoming Lok Sabha polls be held using ballot papers instead of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The […]