Tag Archives: NDA

Congress flays NDA govt on SCs/STs education funding, scholarships

Accusing the government of waging a war against the SC/ST communities, the Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate release of their scholarship arrears and increased scholarship allocations, among other things. The Congress said the National Democratic Alliance government’s “assiduous attack on ...

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Under Opposition fire, Govt rethinks: cuts excise on petrol, diesel by Rs 2

The news comes nearly a week after Icra in its report said Petrol and diesel prices have jumped 8 per cent since daily price revision was implemented in mid-June. UNDER Opposition fire over fuel prices, the Centre today reduced the basic ...

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Rahul to take over after Deepavali?

Elevation could come as early as just after Diwali, says Congress leader Sachin Pilot Congress leader Milind Deora, known to be close to Rahul Gandhi, said the latter’s elevation as Congress President was “imminent now”, without however, giving a timeline. ...

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On a slippery slope: Exclusive focus on demonetisation hides NDA’s broader economic mismanagement

Demonetisation will live in infamy as one of the worst economic initiatives in post-Independence India. However, focussing almost exclusively on demonetisation detracts attention from a series of missteps by the government that hurt the economy well before November 8, 2016. ...

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NDA states stall 50 per cent quota for women in panchayat elections

According to the 73rd and 74th Amendment Act of the Constitution, passed in 1993, one-third of the seats in all rural and urban local bodies are reserved for women. Amid reports that the NDA government may revive the Women’s Reservation ...

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