Opposition questions timing of quota bill

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Questioning the timing of the Bill to provide reservation to the poor in the general category, the Congress and the opposition in Rajya Sabha Wednesday slammed the ruling BJP saying the government was playing election “politics”. They said it was a disrespect shown to the Indian democracy’s highest insitution. ‘The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenth-Four… Read more »

Sheila Dikshit new president of Delhi Congress

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Former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was appointed the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president on Thursday, days after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill-health. Making the announcement, All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of the party’s Delhi unit, P C Chacko, said Dikshit would be assisted by three working presidents — Devender Yadav, Haroon… Read more »

Alok Verma shunted out as CBI chief

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Alok Verma was shunted out as the CBI chief after a marathon meeting of high-powered selection committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday, officials said. Verma, a 1979-batch AGMUT cadre IPS officer, has been removed from the high-profile post on the charges of corruption and dereliction of duty making him the first chief in… Read more »

Inclusion of castes in OBC group: Bombay High Court

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The Bombay High Court Wednesday sought to know if the Maharashtra government had conducted any study or survey before issuing a notification in 1967 inducting several castes in the OBC category for reservation. A division bench of Chief Justice N H Patil and Justice N M Jamdar was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed… Read more »