GN Bureau | November 30, 2012
Shweta Bhatt, the wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, has announced that she will contest the state Assembly elections on a Congress ticket against Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi from Maninagar constituency. In an affidavit in the supreme court last year Sanjiv Bhatt had alleged complicity on the part of Modi in the 2002 riots. He also deposed against Modi before the Nanavati Commission, probing the riots.
Congress is fielding candidates with winnability factor for the Gujarat polls. Do you think Bhatt is the right candidate to cut into Modi’s votes?
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took the Modi government to task for price rise, particularly of food items like lentils. “Today in villages people are raising a slogan: Arhar Modi,” he said at the end of his speech in Lok Sabha today.
“Should a separate, independent and appropriately empowered structure to resolve telecom sector complaints and grievance be established?” asked Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in its latest consultation paper floated on Thursday. According to TRAI, number of telecom
Renowned writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday in Kolkata. She had been admitted at a city hospital two months ago due to illnesses related to old age. But her condition worsened due to blood infection and kidney and lung ailments. She was 90. The Sahitya Akademi
Noida’s once booming real estate sector is today sailing through choppy waters, and the weather is only expected to turn rougher, with the Akhilesh Yadav government contemplating to hike the circle rate and also increase the stamp duty. Noida and Greater Noida are governe
In an attempt to allow for a smooth passage of the Goods and Services Tax (Constitutional Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the cabinet has approved to drop the 1 percent additional tax and also to guarantee states compensation for any revenue loss in the first five years of rollout. The
The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 has been passed by the Lok Sabha and is expected to be notified soon. Child rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi spoke to Yogesh Rajput on how effective the new bill would be and what m