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Set an FM to catch an FM (Cached) 21.4.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Calcutta, April 20: The Trinamul Congress has deployed Amit Mitra in the Saradha trenches, setting one finance minister upon another on a day party candidate Arpita Ghosh confirmed that she had been called by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to gather information.
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EC rap on tax sops (Cached) 21.4.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, April 20 (PTI): The Election Commission has sought withdrawal of tax exemption benefits to ten political parties from the Central Board of Direct Taxes as they failed to submit their mandatory expenditure contribution reports on time to the poll body.
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Haste heat on Lokpal (Cached) 21.4.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, April 20: BJP leader Arun Jaitley today said the UPA government's "unholy haste" in pushing the appointment of a Lokpal would destroy the anti-corruption watchdog's credibility.
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Congress candidate from Surat Lok Sabha seat held for violating norms 20.4.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
Police today arrested Congress nominee from Surat Lok Sabha seat Naishadh Desai for allegedly not adhering to the Election Commission notification about using private property for poll-related purpose. Desai, who was taken into custody on a complaint by election commission officials, was subsequently granted bail. It is alleged Desai opened an office at a house on Gorat Road in Rander area without taking permission from poll authorities. "Since the last few days, Desai has been coming to that house and presiding over election-related meetings called by his party workers. This came to the notice of election officials, who lodged a complaint against him with us today," said M M Diwan, Police Inspector of Rander. Acting swiftly, police arrested Desai and booked him under Section 188 of IPC (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant). "Desai did not take permission from authorities before converting that house into his election office," said Diwan. Late in the evening, Desai was taken to a ...
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Advani says those not voting should be barred from polls 20.4.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
BJP leader L K Advani today batted for introduction of compulsory voting in the country and said those failing to exercise their right to franchise should be barred from voting in future. "I have seen elections from 1952. I have also studied election processes of other countries. I had recommended that compulsory voting should be introduced in the country," Advani said addressing a gathering here. The Supreme Court of India also said that there should be compulsory voting in the country. Compulsory voting is practiced in countries like Italy and Australia, Advani said. "Not only compulsory voting, there should also be some punishment for those who do not vote. In some countries, there is a fine, but in India there are many poor people. So I had suggested that those who do not vote should be barred from voting in future," Advani said.He said that Gujarat is the only state which has passed the bill on compulsory voting in local body elections, though it cannot be implemented since it was not signed by the ...
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Dalit organisation expresses concern over polling (Cached) 20.4.2014 TOI: India
"There are 906 polling booths which are identified as critical and vulnerable in the five constituencies by us," he ...
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Mamata Banerjee,Rahul Gandhi engage in war of words over Saradha scam - Daily News & Analysis 19.4.2014 Google News India
Mamata Banerjee,Rahul Gandhi engage in war of words over Saradha scam Daily News & Analysis SEBI and Enforcement Directorate told them to take action, but the Mamata Banerjee government, which says it is a government of the poor, is not taking any action. On the other hand, they are trying to save them," he said. "Bada bada bhashan hota ...
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Govt yet to act on law panel’s suggestions on electoral reform 19.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The law panel had observed that “due to the current extent of criminalization of politics and the quantum of delay in pending trials, the reform proposal will only be effective if applied ...
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Will soon deliver judgment on Rajiv assassination case: CJI 19.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam said that a key judgment would be made in the ongoing case for the release of seven people convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case before his tenure ends on April ...
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Reliance Capital highest bidder for 24 pc FTIL stake in MCX (Cached) 19.4.2014 ET: Finance / Insurance
Industry circles believe that interest in MCX has been stoked by possible passage of the long pending FCRA 1952 Amendment, which could raise its size.
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Misa 'breaches' internal security (Cached) 18.4.2014 Telegraph: Nation
Patna, April 17: Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti has been accused of breaking the law by entering a polling booth with armed guards in her Pataliputra constituency today.
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DMK legislator convicted, disqualified (Cached) 18.4.2014 Telegraph: Nation
Coimbatore, April 17: A CBI court today convicted DMK Rajya Sabha MP T.M. Selvaganapathy of corruption in the cremation shed scam case and sentenced him to two years imprisonment, a move that will disqualify him as an MP from the date of conviction.
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Delhi to make helmets must for women (Cached) 18.4.2014 TOI: Home
Women travelling on two-wheelers in the city may soon have to wear a helmet by law. The transport department has proposed to amend the law that exempts them from wearing protective gear after a direction from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung last month.
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Will win more than half the seats in Gujarat: Congress 17.4.2014 DNA: Top News
Targeting BJP for its claims of winning all seats in Gujarat, Congress today said the party would increase its tally in the state compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha polls. "BJP claims that it will win 27 seats out of 26. We do not make such claims. We do not claim that we will win all seats, but we will win more seats in the state than last Lok Sabha elections," Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Arjun Modhwadia said. During the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, BJP had won 15 seats in Gujarat, while Congress had managed to get 11 seats. "We will win more than 13 seats in Gujarat and UPA-3 will come to power," Modhwadia said, while answering a question about his party's poll record in Gujarat. Releasing his party's manifesto in Gujarati, Modhwadia said if a Congress-led government was elected again, people would get certain rights like "right to good health" and "right to home". "At present, 22 lakh people in Gujarat get subsidised grains through ration shops. After the implementation of the Right ...
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Indian banks could be worst hit by economic slowdown: Fitch (Cached) 17.4.2014 ET: Banking
Stressed assets including non-performing loans and restructured loans is expected to rise from 10% of total loans as of mid-2013 to around 15% during by March 2015.
New Land Acquisition act makes land buy virtually impossible: Amitabh Kant, DIPP secretary (Cached) 17.4.2014 ET: Policy
The new Land Acquisition Act to provide just and fair compensation to farmers came into force from January 1, 2014.
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Monitoring gay rights situation in India, US says (Cached) 17.4.2014 TOI: India
The United States is monitoring the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official ...
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New act makes land buy virtually impossible: DIPP (Cached) 17.4.2014 TOI: India Business
Stating that it had become “virtually impossible” to acquire land for construction of roads, ports and creating other infrastructure under the existing Land Acquisition Act, DIPP secretary Amitabh Kant on Wednesday stressed on the need for amending the Act.
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137 top cos need to change auditors (Cached) 17.4.2014 TOI: India Business
The recently notified section 139 of the Companies Act 2013 makes it mandatory for audit firms to be changed after every 10 years.
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Sonia showers sops on Telangana (Cached) 17.4.2014 TOI: India
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said Telangana will be granted a 10-year tax holiday and a 4,000MW power plant if her party is voted to power at the Centre and in the state.
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