User: abhijeet2109 Topic: Indian Polity and Govt
Category: politcal
Last updated: Jan 20 2018 06:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme 20.1.2018 General News
US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a controversial foreign intelligence surveillance programme.
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Trump signs bill renewing surveillance of foreign targets 20.1.2018 General News
President Donald Trump has signed into law a legislation that renews the authority of the US to collect foreign intelligence on foreign targets overseas. FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 permits to share information that prevents terrorist attacks and cybercrimes. In a statement, Trump said it allows the Intelligence Community, under a robust regime of oversight by all three branches of Government, to collect critical intelligence on international terrorists, weapons proliferators, and other important foreign intelligence targets located outside the US. "This intelligence is vital to keeping the nation safe," he said. "As shown by the recent attacks in New York City and elsewhere around the globe, we face a constant threat from foreign terrorist networks and other foreign actors who would do us harm. In order to detect and prevent attacks before they happen, we must be able to intercept the communications of foreign targets who are reasonably believed to ...
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U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban 20.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries.
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Teen arrested for murder of nomadic girl in Kathua 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A 15-year-old boy had been arrested for the murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, an issue that has led to uproar in the state assembly.
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‘Make in India’ for medical devices: A song with no lyrics 19.1.2018 BusinessLine - Pulse
Three years on, the pro-localisation campaign for medical devices continues to flounder for want of policy incentives and implementation
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Xi’s ‘thought’ to enter China’s Constitution 19.1.2018 Hindu: International
It was enshrined in the Communist Party’s document at the congress in October
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Govt's 'directionless' policy hurting national interest: Cong 19.1.2018 General News
The Congress today accused the Modi government of endangering national security due to its "directionless" political actions and policies. Congress communications incharge Randeep Surjewala said the government's "uncertain" foreign policy and continuous "flip-flops" to the Chinese "misadventure" in Dokalam is harming India's strategic interests. He asked it to come out of its "slumber" and act. "The Congress is deeply concerned by the present national security situation that has been compromised by the political inactions of the Modi government. Simply the question is, when will the Modi government wake up from its deep slumber and act?" he asked. "National security strategy cannot be centered on the PM's personal propaganda machinery instead it should be centered around our armed forces and national interests," he said. Surjewala said while the country's brave and valiant armed forces should be applauded for their valour, "the lack of political direction, strategy and .
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‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’ Episode 184: GST Rate Revisions and ‘Jungle Raj’ in Haryana 19.1.2018 The Wire

Vinod Dua discusses the latest revisions in GST tax slabs and the deteriorating law and order situation in Haryana.

The post ‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’ Episode 184: GST Rate Revisions and ‘Jungle Raj’ in Haryana appeared first on The Wire.

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China to enshrine Xi Jinping's thought into state constitution amid national 'f... 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
Following a two-day meeting of top officials in Beijing, the Communist Party of China has proposed writing the ‘Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era’ into the state constitution.
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Educating India 19.1.2018 HBL: Opinion
Address Young India’s alarming lack of cognition skills
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China to Enshrine Xi Jinping’s Thought Into State Constitution 19.1.2018 The Wire

Whether Xi would be able to have his name 'crowned' in the party constitution had been seen as a key measure of his power.

The post China to Enshrine Xi Jinping’s Thought Into State Constitution appeared first on The Wire.

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China to enshrine Xi Jinping's thought into state constitution amid national "fervour" 19.1.2018 Reuters: World News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party will enshrine President Xi Jinping's political thought into the country's constitution, state media said on Friday, further solidifying his power following its addition last year to the party ...
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SC on Aadhaar: Citizens share info with cos to get insurance, mobile number 19.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The argument was made during the hearing on the Aadhaar issue by senior advocate Shyam Divan before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra
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Budget 2018: Easier GST to industry tag, will FM gift these to real estate? 19.1.2018 All Budget Stories
The chief Business Officer of 99acres.com lists the various demands of the real estate sector from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2018-19 and explains how they could help the sector
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Budget 2018: Real estate wants infra status widened beyond affordable homes 19.1.2018 All Budget Stories
Industry also seeks higher tax benefits for home buyers, especially as the unit prices in metro cities are higher
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State can't compel citizens to give personal info, say Aadhaar petitioners; SC points out people do that voluntarily with private cos 19.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
A forceful argument that the State cannot compel a citizen to part with personal information to a private entity, prompted the Supreme Court on Thursday to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs to private insurance or mobile companies.
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Poll dates announced for Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland: BJP hopes to consolidate foothold in North East 19.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
After forming governments in Assam and Manipur, the BJP is hoping to consolidate its influence in the north-east. The Congress is hoping to retain its government in Meghalaya.
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SC on Aadhaar: Citizens share info to firms to get insurance, mobile number 19.1.2018 Latest News
The argument was made during the hearing on the Aadhaar issue by senior advocate Shyam Divan before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra
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Aadhaar hearing: Scheme unconstitutional from beginning to end, SC told 19.1.2018 Latest News
The Supreme Court pointed out that people already give personal information to private insurance or mobile companies voluntarily
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Diversity deficit: Why are there still such few SCs, STs and OBCs at IIMs? 19.1.2018 Latest News
Out of the 642 faculty members across ten IIMs, only four belong to Scheduled Castes and a solitary faculty member belongs to a Scheduled Tribe
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