Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Marathas backward class, says panel, clears way for quotas

January 18, 2021 7:00:46 pm

The grading for education (post Class X and Class XII) also showed Marathas lagged behind the national average literacy index.

Quota for Marathas? Commission made 'favourable recommendations' in report to Maharashtra govt

Quota for Marathas? Commission made ‘favourable recommendations’ in report to Maharashtra govt

November 15, 2018 6:02:53 pm

According to a government source, the report has made favourable recommendations on the demands of the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, without disturbing the quota granted to Other Backward Classes (OBC).

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National Herald case: Delhi HC adjourns hearing for Nov 22, asks Centre to maintain status quo

January 3, 2020 2:44:00 pm

The plea sought quashing of the order on the grounds that it was "illegal, unconstitutional, arbitrary, tainted with malafide and without authority and jurisdiction".

After year-long gap over Doklam stand-off, India, China resume defence dialogue

January 3, 2020 2:44:18 pm

The annual dialogue did not take place last year following the 73-day tense standoff between the two militaries at Doklam from June 16.

Kargil War to defence procurement policy: Sharp exchanges in SC on Rafale deal case

Kargil War to defence procurement policy: Sharp exchanges in SC on Rafale deal case

November 15, 2018 10:27:40 am

Venugopal said that he was told that many of the lives lost in the Kargil War was because the enemy was on top of hills at an advantageous position.

#MeToo hits All India Radio stations, Maneka calls for probe

January 18, 2021 10:28:24 am

Several cases of alleged mishandling of sexual harassment complaints have come forward from different AIR stations in the wake of the recent #MeToo revelations.

Airports authority scraps T M Krishna concert after trolls call him anti-India

Airports authority scraps T M Krishna concert after trolls call him anti-India

November 15, 2018 11:58:09 am

TM Krishna’s views on constitutional values like secularism and caste prejudice in music have made him a target of Hindutva supporters.

Mamata Banerjee: BJP govt changing name of cities unilaterally but ignoring West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee: BJP govt changing name of cities unilaterally but ignoring West Bengal

November 14, 2018 2:40:20 pm

Banerjee said, "We love India and we also love Bangladesh and Bangla. The similarity of names should not create a hurdle."

Three months after Kerala floods, Chendamangalam starts weaving a new life, but challenges remain

November 14, 2018 2:04:55 pm

In part-1 of a three-part series, indianexpress.com goes back to three industrial hubs in Ernakulam district of Kerala which had been ravaged after the floods, to gauge how they are picking up the pieces.

Mamata Banerjee: BJP govt changing name of cities unilaterally but ignoring West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee: BJP govt changing name of cities unilaterally but ignoring West Bengal

November 14, 2018 1:55:59 pm

Mamata Banerjee said, "We love India and we also love Bangladesh and Bangla. The similarity of names should not create a hurdle. There is a Punjab in our neighbouring country as well as in India."

Rajasthan: BJP MP Harish Meena joins Congress weeks ahead of assembly elections

November 14, 2018 1:49:32 pm

Harish Meena was welcomed by Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, both of whom have decided to contest the state assembly elections scheduled to be held on December 7.

Rafale hearing: Making price public will help adversaries, govt tells SC

November 14, 2018 1:45:51 pm

Two days after the government submitted details on the decision-making process leading the award of the Rafale fighter jet deal with France, the Supreme Court Wednesday resumed hearing a clutch of petitions seeking a probe into the deal.

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