GN Bureau | July 13, 2015
CBI's 40-member team to begin Vyapam scam probe today
The CBI on Sunday constituted a special team of 40 officers to probe the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. The team comprising officers from different branches of the probe agency will reach Bhopal on Monday to take over investigations in the scam.
Meeting on coastal security today
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will review the measures taken to increase the country’s coastal security apparatus on Monday. Around 18 members of the Lok Sabha, 10 members of the Rajya Sabha, will attend the one-day meeting in Goa.
PM Modi to visit J&K on July 17
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir for a day on July 17. "The prime minister is scheduled to visit Jammu city for a day on July 17 to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Girdhari Lal Dogra, a late Congress leader," reported agencies.
India’s 14th president is going to be former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, a dalit. He triumphed over former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar in the vote count that took place on Thursday. Kovind succeeds Pranab Mukherjee, who demits office on July 25. He becomes the
Dear “Professor” Vice Chancellor, When the clamour is made all around us, and rightly so, about the condition of growing degeneration of quality education in the higher institutions of learning in our country, you have justly – for which you must be
In 2016, 38 bills were enacted in parliament. During that year, on average, the time spent on legislative debate (without interruptions) was 23 percent in the Lok Sabha and 16 percent in the Rajya Sabha (calculated from the PRS Legislative Research data). Time is, however, just one measure
Tyre manufacturer MRF (originally Madras Rubber Factory), which enjoys instant brand recall thanks to the presence of its logo on cricket superstar Virat Kohli’s bat, figures among the most prominent industries in Tamil Nadu. But the state does not figure in its future plans. Like another TN industry
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Is right to privacy a fundamental right? The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments on the contentious issue linked to the Aadhaar debate. Here`s how the issue has been addressed by different countries, with the first reference dating to 1890. The Supreme Court on Tuesday s