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18 November, 2018 1:03 AM Aadhaar Body Head AB Pandey To Replace Hasmukh Adhia As Revenue Secretary

Ajay Bhushan Pandey is also the chairman of the Goods and Services Tax network. Senior Gujarat-cadre IAS officer G C Murmu was Saturday named as the Secretary, Department of Expenditure, as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre. Mr Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer, is at present Special Secretary in the Department of Revenue 47

17 November, 2018 6:34 PM BJP Doesn't Want To Improve Farmers' Conditions: Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel, the face of the campaign of Gujarat's Patidar community for reservation in government jobs and education, said the BJP is just playing politics instead of solving the problems of farmers. Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel Saturday accused the BJP governments at the centre and in Maharashtra of neglecting farmers. Mr Patel, the face of the campaign 45

15 November, 2018 5:35 PM IKEA Wants To Make Stuff From The Straw Now Being Burnt In India

IKEA is now planning to get Indian farmers to sell it the straw that's left after they harvest rice, instead of burning it. Ikea wants to turn rice straw into household wares in a move that could end up reducing a major source of pollution in India. The Swedish company has set itself a goal of using only renewable and recycled materials by 2030. Ikea is now planning 50

15 November, 2018 11:19 AM Bollywood Director Imtiaz Ali To Be Chief Guest At Hindu College Event

Old Students Association, Hindu College will host the event on November 17, 2018. Bollywood Director Imtiaz Ali will be the Chief Guest at the 'The 6th Clash of the Titans Invitational Debate' organized by the Old Students' Association, Hindu College, Delhi. In the Annual Debating Competition, to be held this year on the topic 'Freedom of Speech is a luxury 54

13 November, 2018 5:06 AM Ram Temple Priority For NDA Government Not Farmers, Says Sharad Pawar

NCP supremo hit out at the Narendra Modi governmnent, said it failed to formulate right policies for farmers National Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Monday hit out at the BJP-led central government saying that it failed to formulate right policies for farmers. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Mr Pawar said that in spite of discussing 105

9 November, 2018 8:24 AM BJP to release manifesto for Chhattisgarh on Saturday, focus on farmers and youth

The 'Sanklap Patar' will be released by BJP president Amit Shah here, Agrawal, who heads the BJP's manifesto drafting committee, said on Friday.  Raipur: In a last attempt to woo voters ahead of the first phase of polling in Chhattisgarh, the ruling BJP will release its "game changer" manifesto on Saturday with special focus on farmers and youth, state 65

8 November, 2018 10:37 AM Arun Jaitley justifies Demonetisation, says shake-up required to make India move to digital transactions

New Delhi: On the second anniversary of Demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dismissed the “ill-informed criticism” of the note ban. Refusing claims that almost the entire cash money got deposited in the banks, Jaitley in a Facebook post wrote that confiscation of currency was not an objective of Demonetisation. “Getting it into the formal economy 66

1 November, 2018 3:16 AM Don't 'forgive' Modi in 2019 LS polls: Yashwant Sinha to farmers

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said people should not "forgive" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and "uproot" his government in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. He was addressing a farmers' gathering at Vanthali in Gujarat's Junagadh district, around 300 km from here. "This government has failed on all fronts. Everyone is suffering, be it farmers 74

31 October, 2018 5:05 PM Railways increases freight rates for major commodities by almost 9%

The railways has effected a 8.75-percent increase in freight rates for major commodities such as coal, steel, iron ore, and raw materials for steel plants, according to an official statement on Wednesday. "The decision to rationalise freight rates will result in additional revenue generation for Indian Railways to the tune of Rs 3,344 crore. The additional 66

24 October, 2018 10:22 PM IFFCO ranks first among world's top 300 cooperatives

New Delhi: Fertiliser major IFFCO topped the list of world's premiere 300 cooperatives, according to the World Cooperative Monitor's latest report for 2018. “The 7th edition of the report titled ‘World Cooperative Monitor 2018’ has named IFFCO as the number one cooperative in the world based on the ratio of turnover over gross domestic product (GDP) 56