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Yogi launches anti-graft portal, announces 4 lakh jobs as his govt completes one year in office 20.3.2018 Rediff: News
Meanwhile, key BJP ally skips event to mark first year of Yogi govt.
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Governor’s Address silent on intent of MDA government: Opposition 19.3.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, March 19: The Governor of Meghalaya, Ganga Prasad, in his Address to the House has failed to touch upon the intentions of the present Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government’s intentions for the state and has simply highlighted the achievements of the previous Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) II.
This was the contention of the opposition members in the House on Monday while debating on the Governor’s Address which was made on Friday.

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Soccer: U.S.-Canada-Mexico World Cup bid unconcerned about anti-U.S. sentiment 19.3.2018 Reuters: Sports News
(Reuters) - Soccer officials from the United States, Mexico and Canada said on Monday they were unconcerned about any anti-American feeling as they began their final push to host the 2026 World Cup.
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IRDAI may appeal against Tribunal’s order 19.3.2018 Hindu: Health
Mulls moving apex court against SAT order that cited IRDA member’s decision as ‘aiding corruption’
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Towards 2019 — on Congress plenary 19.3.2018 Hindu: Health
What the Congress needs above all is a clear and granular action plan
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Pat on back for citizens fighting corruption 19.3.2018 Hindu: Home
To felicitate and award pro-active persons
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Sinha compares Modi to Tughlaq, says demonetisation has failed 19.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Monday said demonetisation has "failed comprehensively", as he compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 14th century Delhi Sultanate ruler Muhammad bin Tughlaq.
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‘50% seats in State-run residential schools for General Merit category’ 19.3.2018 Hindu: Home

Students belonging to General Merit (GM) category can seek admission to government-run residential schools such as Morarji Desai, Kittur Rani Chennamma, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee schools.


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ACB arrest two Mumbai policemen for allegedly demanding Rs 50,000 bribe 19.3.2018 DNA: India
A senior police inspector (SPI) of Mahim police station along with his orderly were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000. The accused have been identified as Milind Idekar and Ramesh Teli.  According to ACB officials, the accused were allegedly demanding Rs 50,000 from a complainant who is an owner of a bar in Mahim to give illegitimate favors.  The complainant alleged that for avoiding a stern action against him, the accused had allegedly demanded Rs 50,000 however after negotiating the accused agreed to take Rs 20,000. The complainant then approached the ACB and the officials started working on it.  "We have received a complaint from the bar owner about the demands and harassment by the accused and after receiving the complaint it was thoroughly verified. As we found the information a genuine one, we started our probe and laid a trap. When Teli who is police naik and orderly of Idekar was red-handed caught by our official while he was accepting cash ...
Tripura CM meets PM, discusses development issues 19.3.2018 General News
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his deputy Jishnu Deb Burman today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and discussed with him development and other issues concerning the northeastern state. This was Deb's first visit to the national capital after the BJP formed its first state government in the state, decimating the Left Front which ruled the state for 25 years in the recent Assembly polls. "It was a fruitful meeting and we have discussed developmental issues," Deb told reporters after the meeting. The chief minister and the deputy chief minister later attended a lunch hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for the MPs on the occasion of 'Gudi Padwa' and 'Ugadi'. Deb is expected to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and seek a package to tide over the state's financial crisis. Reports suggest Tripura's budget deficit in the current fiscal is Rs 1,588.19 crore and the state's revenue generation is poor while fiscal deficit is on the rise. The state's own ...
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Pakistani woman admits meeting Shami, refutes monetary dealing claims 19.3.2018 General News
The controversy surrounding Mohammad Shami today took another turn as Pakistani woman Alishba admitted meeting him in Dubai but refuted any monetary dealings with the India pacer as claimed by his wife. Alishba's name surfaced in the controversy after Shami's wife Hasin Jahan alleged that he could have a relationship with the Pakistani woman. "Yes, I met him. I am a frequent flyer to Dubai because my sister stays in Sharjah. As a person, I really like Shami. As any fan that has idolised a celebrity, they always dream of meeting their idol. I had the desire to meet him (Shami) like any other fan would want to, which I don't think is a big deal," Alishba told 'ABP' news. Shami had been booked under various non-bailable, including attempt to murder, and bailable sections after his wife lodged a complaint of domestic violence and infidelity against him. Hasin then hinted that her husband may have cheated India following his alleged relationship with girlfriends from Pakistan and Dubai, ...
Cong demands time-bound probe into SSC paper leak scam 19.3.2018 General News
The Congress today demanded a time-bound probe into the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) paper leak scam and the sacking of Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh, under whose ministry the SSC functions. Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala accused the BJP of spreading the 'Vyapam virus' across the country even as he dubbed the SSC as 'Students Suffer Corruption'. He alleged that paper leaks, bogus candidates, massive cheating and deliberate collusion had marred the future of youths who applied to the SSC. "The future of India's youth gets jeopardised. Need of the hour is a thorough and independent probe in the entire SSC scam. No probe is possible until Minister of State, DOPT Jitendra Singh and SSC Chairman Ashim Khurana are sacked," Surjewala told reporters. Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on the issue, he asked, "Will Modiji show the courage of conviction to secure the future of India's youth or will he remain on a perpetual 'maun vrat (vow
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Special status is a need for Bihar, haven't given up demand: Nitish Kumar 19.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Nitish Kumar indicated that the issue of special status for Bihar would be raised before the 15th Finance Commission.
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Yogi Adityanath govt completes one year in office, announces 4 lakh jobs in UP 19.3.2018 DNA: Opinion
Yogi Adityanath government on Monday completed one year in the office. Though there were muted celebrations due to shocking bypoll defeat, the BJP government announced to make available 4 lakh jobs in 65 government departments to the youth of the state in its second year. Terming his government’s one year in office as ‘ek saal, nai misaal,’ Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath released a booklet and video tape listing his achievements in the last one year in a low-key function at Lok Bhawan. The function was inaugurated by Governor Ram Naik. The Chief Minister also launched an Anti-Corruption portal to provide a transparent system of governance next four years. The state-wide grandiose programs, however, were curtailed to celebrate the occasion after crushing defeats in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, vacated by the Chief Minister and the deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, in recently concluded by-polls. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, about a dozen Union Ministers and Chief Ministers from ...
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Yogi Adityanath Completes 1 Year In Office, Promises 4 Lakh Jobs "Soon" 19.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today launched an anti-graft portal as his government completed its first year in office.
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Upset With Union Ministers, Nitish Kumar Says "Communalism Unacceptable" 19.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made it clear that he is upset with two Union Ministers, supported a third who advised course correction to the BJP and renewed his demand for special status...
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ACB officials trap clerk 19.3.2018 Hindu: News

Anti-Corruption Bureau officials trapped a clerk who was accepting a bribe from a trader for giving a copy of land records, in Khanapur in Belagavi district on Monday.

Ramesh Mundawadagi, a

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Andhra Pradesh's special status doesn't matter, development funds do: Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan 19.3.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
The demand for special status for Andhra Pradesh is not an emotional one but driven by practical needs. The state needs more funds from the Centre.
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Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi: Sans a strong economic narrative, Congress president's 2019 strategy remains weak 19.3.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
By levelling a personal attack on Narendra Modi and invoking a Mahabharata-like battle scenario in 2019, Rahul Gandhi is stepping into risky terrain.
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Bangla SC stays Khaleda Zia's release on bail for 20 days 19.3.2018 General News
Bangladesh Supreme Court today stayed the release of former prime minister Khaleda Zia on bail in a corruption case in which she was sentenced to five years in jail, prompting her party to announce a nation-wide demonstrations tomorrow demanding her unconditional release. Zia, 72, was sentenced on February 8 in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka (about USD 250,000) in foreign donations meant for the Zia Orphanage Trust, named after her late husband Ziaur Rahman, a military ruler-turned-politician. "The full bench of the appellate division (of the Supreme Court) stayed until May 8 her (Zia's) bail, which means she will not be freed until that day," a spokesperson from the Attorney General's office said. The five member apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, also fixed May 8 the date for hearing the arguments supporting and opposing Zia's four-month interim bail by the High Court. The Chief Justice said after examining records of the case, all ..
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