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9 January, 2019 6:15 PM 10 per cent quota to poor in general category in central and State govt jobs: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that 10 per cent reservation to poor in the general category will be applicable to jobs in both central and state governments. Intervening in the debate on The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, he said the legislation gives powers to the states 113

9 January, 2019 9:40 AM Centre releases Rs 48,202 cr GST compensation in Apr-Nov, higher than FY18

New Delhi: The central government has released Rs 48,202 crore as GST compensation to states during April-November 2018, higher than the Rs 48,178 crore paid in the previous financial year. Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said Section 7 of the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, states that compensation payable to a state for loss of revenue 127

9 January, 2019 6:01 AM Suspicious packages sent to various diplomatic missions in Australia

 The Australian Federal Police confirmed that law enforcement agencies were examining the packages and were also probing the circumstances around the incidents.  CANBERRA: The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday released a statement confirming that Several suspicious packages were delivered to embassies and consulates in Canberra and Melbourne. The statement 184

8 January, 2019 4:50 PM Urgency, track record behind Maharashtra DGP's extension: MHA to HC

Mumbai: The Centre on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court that the tenure of Maharashtra Director General of Police D D Padsalgikar was extended after taking into account administrative exigencies and his meritorious track record. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) filed its affidavit in response to a petition filed by advocate R R Tripathi challenging 164

8 January, 2019 3:48 PM On Quota Bill, AIADMK Hits Rewind: "Had PM Given 15 Lakh To Each Person..."

The debate on quota bill today witnessed a surprising argument from Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK. Had Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered Rs 15 lakh to each Indian as promised, none of this would have been required, said lawmaker M Thambi Durai, referring to a pre-election promise that is regularly raised by the Congress and other opposition parties 132

7 January, 2019 9:44 PM After 10% Quota Announcement, AAP Demands Special Parliament Session

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the Centre should call for a special session of the parliament or they will consider it another "jumla". Calling the upper caste quota an election stunt by the BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday demanded a special session of the Parliament to bring constitutional amendment for the implementation of the decision 167

7 January, 2019 8:38 AM AIADMK, TDP Members Suspended From Lok Sabha For Disrupting Proceedings

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended three AIADMK MPs and one TDP lawmaker for disrupting proceedings. As the House reconvened at noon, the members continued their protest in the Well despite warning from the Speaker. Ms Mahajan ordered suspension of the members for "abusing the law of the House". She had suspended 45 members last week for unruly 153

6 January, 2019 12:53 PM Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley Get Key BJP Jobs For 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

The announcement comes a day after the party appointed Lok Sabha poll in-charge in five states. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead BJP's manifesto committee for the 2019 general election and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be in-charge of publicity, the party said in a press statement today. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will head the media 224

6 January, 2019 5:13 AM After Crackdown On Uighurs, China Passes Law To "Sinicize" Islam: Report

Beijing has passed a law to "implement measures to Sinicize" Islam within the next five years. Sinicization is to make something Chinese in character or form, especially non-Chinese societies. The move came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations, the Global Times reported. "(The officials) agreed to guide 134

5 January, 2019 5:33 PM Rajnath Singh Briefed On Kerala After Violence Over Sabarimala Temple

Governor Sathasivam has appealed to all sections of people to maintain calm and peace across Kerala. Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam on Saturday briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the law and order situation in the state following incidents of violent protests that erupted after two women entered the Lord Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala 112