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23 September, 2017 12:12 AM Mamata Banerjee Has New Plan After Court Voids Durga Idol Immersion Ban On Muharram

Since the Calcutta High Court had objected to a blanket ban on immersion of Durga idols on Muharram, top West Bengal bureaucrats told Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the government would be well within the boundaries of law and the court verdict to take a decision on individual requests for the idol immersion. The day after the high court cancelled 48

19 September, 2017 7:24 PM 5-year wait for ousted directors

Senior politicians, bureaucrats from State among those disqualified Businessmen, politicians, civil and police officials, realtors, jewellers, hoteliers and film producers from the State who figure on the list of 1.06 lakh directors disqualified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs will have to wait for five years to get appointed or reappointed in any other 2

19 September, 2017 11:44 AM Maharashtra govt to place a blanket ban on plastic bags by next year

The ban on the plastic bags below 50 microns was imposed by the government after the 2005 deluge that claimed several lives in Mumbai and its suburbs. Maharashtra is all set to scrap the use of plastic bags in its bid to become an environment-friendly state. Maharashtra environment minister Ramdas Kadam has set a target to ban all plastic bags by next year. Kadam 73

4 September, 2017 6:47 AM From China-Pak threat to gender equality, Nirmala Sitharaman's plate is full of challenges

From a collusive China-Pakistan threat to critical operational gaps in India’s military capabilities, from a poor indigenous defence production sector to lack of higher defence management reforms, Nirmala Sitharaman will have to tackle them all. As the country’s first full-time woman “Raksha Mantri” in the overwhelmingly male-dominated environs of the armed 27

4 September, 2017 6:47 AM Defence is very sensitive and very challenging ministry: Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman was elevated to the post of Defence Minister yesterday in a cabinet reshuffle. She is the second woman after Indira Gandhi to hold this portfolio. In a chat with ET Now , she tells us what her plans are and how has been her journey at the Commerce and Industry ministry. She will take charge from Wednesday. What do you have to say about 15

3 September, 2017 11:15 AM Spin Aside, This Is How To Read Modi's Cabinet Changes

Just as with most things that Narendra Modi's government does, you can look at the ministerial reshuffle in multiple ways. Here are three: first, as a political exercise; second, as a hint to the prime minister's thinking about how his government is performing and what needs to be done in the run-up to 2019; and third, its real effects on the country 49

2 September, 2017 7:18 PM The 9 New Ministers In PM Modi's Government

New Delhi: Nine ministers are going to be inducted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet today. The new members to be inducted in the Union council of ministers include four former senior bureaucrats and also BJP leaders from the states of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh which go to polls in the near future. Sixty-four-year-old Ashwini Kumar 52

31 August, 2017 4:00 PM Bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Kumar DFS secretary; Anita Karwal CBSE chief

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was appointed Secretary in the Department of Financial Services (DFS) while Anita Karwal was named CBSE chairperson as part of a major reshuffle effected today. As many as 17 civil servants were appointed as secretaries and additional secretaries in various central government departments. Kumar, a 1984 batch IAS officer 26

29 August, 2017 8:03 PM Maharashtra government, BMC fiddled while Mumbai flooded

​Tuesday’s flooding that ravaged Mumbai has again put the spotlight on official apathy. The largescale flooding on Tuesday highlights the shoddy desilting of stormwater drains and nullahs carried out by civic contractors. MUMBAI: With rains again bringing Mumbai to its knees, it is apparent that the state government and BMC failed to heed a warning of heavy 93

28 August, 2017 1:45 AM PM Modi lends ears to babus, asks them to work towards new India

Concerned at the tardy pace of implementation of his decisions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the bureaucracy for maintaining a positive working environment in government in order to make it an 'organic entity'. He also called for weeding out archaic laws, as new laws are being made. Modi was interacting with a group of 80 Additional Secretaries 43