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.
The functioning of a national commission, be it NHRC, NCSC or NCST, depends on its head. Being the chief information commissioner (CIC), what is your vision for CIC? And what has been your experience so far? The chief information commissioner and ten informa
With the help of Right to Information (RTI), the common man not only has the right to know, but also the right to question those in power. This is the foundation of democracy,” said prime minister Narendra Modi at the tenth anniversary celebrations of the Central Information Commission (CIC)
Do you think the fiscal year should be from January to December?
Historically, voter turnout for local elections has lagged behind state assembly elections and general elections. For example, a recent report by Janaagraha shows that Surat recorded 40 percent voter turnout in local polls, 30 percent less than state elections
A group of women were sensitized about their rights at a workshop held in the national capital on Saturday. They were informed about the anti-harassment laws and legal provisions to safeguard women inside and outside their workplace. The workshop – organ
The Narendra Modi- Arvind Kejriwal antagonism has always been about two different kinds of populism. While it may not play out in a municipal election, the fact remains that a Kejriwal chastened by Goa and Punjab faces a mid-term test in the municipal elections. For a politician harbouring intentions of