Modi, other MPs take oath on first day of 17th Lok Sabha

The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha commenced on Monday with leader of the House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other lawmakers, including Lok Sabha debutant and home minister Amit Shah and defence minister Rajnath Singh, taking oath as MPs. Read More
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Rajasthan govt rewrites school textbooks, edits Savarkar’s name

The changes were made following the recommendations made by Rajasthan government’s textbook review committee, set up on February 13, 2019, to study whether the earlier changes to school textbooks were made to fulfil political interests and distort history. Read More
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Farm distress higher during Modi rule than UPA time: Report

Even as farmers saw very low increase, or even decrease, in price for their produce, the growth on agricultural wage hasn’t fallen as much. This means, while farm income has fallen labour wages remained more or less the same, squeezing the farmer’s income further. Read More
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Rajya Sabha clears 10% reservation for poor in general category

The Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday night, cleared the 124th Constitutional Amendment Bill, which seeks to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the “economically weaker section” from the general category of citizens. Read More
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LS passes quota bill for ‘poor’, faces RS challenge now

The Constitution Amendment Bill, which provides for the provision of 10% quota for the economically weaker section in the general category, got approval from the Lok Sabha with 323 votes. Now, it will be presented in the Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday. Read More
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Modi govt announces 10% quota to ‘economically weaker section’

In a significant move ahead of the Lok Sabha election, the BJP-led NDA government, on Monday, approved a 10 per cent reservation in jobs and higher education for “economically backward” sections in the general category. Read More
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Modi govt responsible for India’s ‘economic collapse’, Chandrababu says

Blaming the “faulty” policies of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu said the price of petrol would soon touch Rs 100 a litre and the US dollar will also cost the same against the Indian rupee. Read More
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