REGULAR STORY

`Bad Bank`: All you wanted to know about NARCL

The cabinet has cleared the formation of ‘National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited’ (NARCL) which will acquire “stressed assets” of about Rs. 2 Lakh crore in phases within RBI regulations in order to address the proble

Citizens Charter: How this less-known law empowers us

When consumer rights and RTI activist Mohammad Afzal was shifting to a new residence in a different area, he required changes in various documents. He decided to take the help of the Citizens Charter along with other friends who also required simi

India cannot have any diplomatic relations with Taliban: GVL Narasimha Rao

Amid the geopolitical uncertainty after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, India cannot have any kind of diplomatic relations with a militant regime, believes GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and a Bharatiya Janata P

“Spending on penguins justified, they increased Mumbai zoo’s income”

Responding to the criticism from the opposition Congress and BJP for floating a tender of Rs 15 crore for the upkeep of seven penguins at the Byculla zoo, the the Shiv Sena-led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has clarified that the penguins hav

Mumbai Coastal Road: BJP alleges fraud, BMC refutes allegation

Alleging financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 1,000 Crore in the construction of the Coastal Road in Mumbai, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Ashish Shelar has demanded an investigation, but the BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has replied

Community must maintain caution during festive season: Dr N K Arora

With the annual festival season around the corner, Covid infections moving up in states like Kerala (reporting 70% of India’s new cases) and Maharashtra along with the lurking danger of a third wave, Dr N K Arora, chairperson, Covid-19 Worki

Thackeray announces Rs 100 Crore fund to Nair Hospital

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced a special fund of Rs 100 crore on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the Topiwala Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai. Attending a virtual function on

NEP will change face of education in India: Dr CN Ashwathnarayan

The National Education Policy (NEP), announced last year, will change the face of education in India, says Dr CN Ashwathnarayan, Minister of Higher Education & Information Technology and Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Skill Development

No way US could’ve won Afghan war without dealing with Pak: Kanwal Sibal

Former Indian diplomat Kanwal Sibal has said that the US war over the Taliban in Afghanistan could only have been won if it had dealt with the terror group’s safe heavens in Pakistan first. In a conversation with Kailashnath A

WFH temporary phenomenon; realty to exponentially grow in long term: Hiranandani

While the pandemic has brought radical changes in the way people work and work-from-home (WFH) has become the standard protocol of following Covid-appropriate behaviour world over for almost 18 months now, Niranjan Hiranandani, co-founder and mana

FM launches EASE 4.0 PSB reforms agenda

Union minister of finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday unveiled the fourth edition of the Public Sector Bank (PSB) Reforms Agenda for 2021, called ‘EASE 4.0’, in Mumbai to make banking tech-enabled, simplified and

Rane arrested for ‘tight slap’ remark against Thackeray

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Narayan Rane’s remark on Monday, that he would have given a ‘tight slap’ to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray for not remembering the count of Independence Day in h

Action demanded for eco code violations by Thackeray’s PA

After Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s personal assistant Milind Narvekar demolished his illegally constructed bungalow at Dapoli-Murud seashore in Ratnagiri district on Sunday, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has said actions have sti

No Dahi Handi celebrations on Janmashtami in Maharashtra for second year

With the pandemic, Maharashtra will have muted Dahi Handi celebrations – the main attraction of the Janmashtami festival in the state – for the second year in a row. In a meeting held with Dahi Handi Coordination Committee on Monday, c

Maharashtra construction workers campaign for easier registration

The Construction Workers Welfare Board in Maharashtra has made it mandatory for construction and Naka workers to get certificates from their respective contractors/employers for getting registration with the board, but majority of the workers are

Nearly all Mumbai councillors don’t prioritize citizens’ concerns: Report

Citizens’ complaints are one of the most important aspects of a councillor’s responsibilities to take up with the municipal corporation. Unfortunately for Mumbai’s citizens 219 (99.55%) out of 220 councillors did not prioritize c

In flood-affected Maharashtra districts, soft loans to help businesses

Shopkeepers, businessmen and traders in Pune, Satara, Kolhapur,Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg district that were affected by devastating floods can look forward to some financial help from district cooperative banks that will provide low-interes

“Covid-19 made the world realise the importance of alternative healthcare systems”

It’s a novel form of therapy, it’s based in Ayurveda but is a contemporary version of it. A former Navy officer has developed it, and has helped cure a large number of people. It’s called ‘Zyropathy’. In an email

Hasty constitutional amendment a fraud, deceives OBCs: Pawar

Criticising the centre for pushing through the 127th Constitutional Amendment, restoring to the states the power to prepare their own OBC lists, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has said the move will cheat the OBC community which is

Maharashtra eases pandemic restriction with further unlocking

Maharashtra has further eased unlock guidelines and allowed shopping malls to remain open till 10 PM every day under specified conditions and children are also permitted there with age proof since their vaccination has not started.

Visionary Talk: GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Upcoming UP Elections


Archives

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter