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Anand Mishra


BJP MP reopens Snoopgate, asks PM to let CBI probe Sushilkumar Shinde
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

The Snoopgate row erupted in November 2013 when news websites Cobrapost and Gulail released audio tapes, alleging that Amit Shah, ordered illegal surveillance of a young woman by Gujarat police.

Maharashtra civic polls: Congress has lost backing of poor, says Arun Jaitley
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Jaitley, who has even earlier attacked Congress over dynastic politics, further said, “Parties which adopt dynastic succession as an alternative to merit-based leadership creation, suffer from a natural disadvantage.

SP notifies Amar Singh’s expulsion to Rajya Sabha
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Singh was expelled at an SP convention when Akhilesh replaced Mulayam as the SP chief amid a turf war in the party.

Seen & heard: Coming up, BJP jingle that announces ‘victory’
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Another jingle with the same catch line seeks to send out a message of hope.

First discussed note ban with RBI in Feb 2016: Shaktikanta Das
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

It is learnt that Das told the panel that a discussion between the government and RBI started, at a very high level, in February 2016.

PAC: Explain risk of online frauds, NPAs
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia is reported to have said that the government has all information, and assured that the details will be shared with PAC.

Additional power to taxmen: Govt to reveal reason for searches before Constitutional courts
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Revenue secretary, while appearing before a Parliamentary panel, has clarified the government’s stand on the fresh provisions introduced in the Budget.

Tax exemption ‘misuse’: Impose penalty on Tata trusts, House panel asks govt
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Some members in PAC sub-committee including chairman Dubey demanded action over the “misuse” of tax exemption by such bodies with specific reference to two trusts of Tata, informed the sources.

Members seek names of big defaulters: Cashless drive a ‘cruel imposition’, says PAC chief
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The meeting also saw a demand for amendment to the 1934 RBI Act to ensure that names of big corporate defaulters are made public.

President’s election: Nitish Kumar in talks with Opposition parties over common nominee
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

In 2012, Nitish, despite being a part of the NDA then, had supported UPA’s Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee.

Nothing to fear…Opposition needs to unite, work on its agenda, not just react: Nitish Kumar
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Nitish Kumar’s anti-BJP pitch and his meetings with Opposition leaders, particularly from Left, comes in the backdrop of speculation of his cosying up to BJP.

Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition members target PM Modi
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Accusing Modi of dragging political debate to a “new low”, members from Congress, CPM and JDU also joined hands to slam the PM for not agreeing to reply to clarifications by JD(U) member Sharad Yadav.