Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study
"Progress across major development schemes in India, including education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, agriculture and rural development, livelihood, among others, remains constrained due to sub-optimal utilisation of available funds, especially at the district level," Tata Trust said in a statement. "These need to be addressed urgently," it added.
J P Nadda dares Rahul to speak 10 sentences on CAA, says he is misleading country
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Jeff Bezos arrives in India, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat
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Assam protests led by true Hindus: Ex-CM Tarun Gogoi
Former CM Tarun Gogoi has said that Assam’s anti-CAA protests are being led by those who believe in the teachings of Gita and Vedas and the ideals of Srimanta Sankardeva and Mahatma Gandhi.
Amazon pumps over Rs 1,700 crore into India units
Amazon Pay India has received Rs 1,355 crore from Amazon Corporate Holdings and Amazon.com.incs.Limited, while Amazon Wholesale (India) allotted shares worth about Rs 360 crore to Amazon Corporate Holdings and Amazon.com.incs.Limited, regulatory documents filed with the corporate affairs ministry showed.
1920 vs 2020: What's changed, what's not in the world, and India?
The National Football League in the USA is the world’s richest sports league at present.
Police action on Jamia students a blot on nation, CAA discriminatory: Shashi Tharoor
"Whatever happened on December 15, is a blot on nation. Without any provocation, without any intimation to the vice chancellor, they (police) entered hostels and attacked women students. Students studying in library were attacked, which is a 'shame, shame, shame' and not acceptable at all," he told the cheering crowd.
CAA made world aware of religious persecution in Pakistan: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a section of the youth is being misguided about the Citizenship Amendment Act and asserted that it will not take away anybody's citizenship. Modi also said whoever has faith in India and believes in its Constitution can become an Indian citizen. Modi said that some people with political interests are deliberately spreading rumours about the new citizenship law.
View: Why the protests remind us of Gandhi’s Khilafat movement
What is remarkable about these protests is their organic nature. Muslim students took the lead. Having watched the government and Hindutva organisations push their divisive agenda since 2014, the CAA broke the dam of fear and intimidation.
View: Those who resist ‘new India’ have found their voice, passion and community
As ‘new India’ consolidates itself, the feelings that have been running high are fear and frustration, anger and belligerence, taunting and bullying. Arguments and factchecks, op-eds and social media dunks have not changed these feelings.
Devoured by fear: The dark history of food being used for repression
When food is given, its nature can be a problem, as with the Uighurs.
Terrorism threatening peace across globe, world needs a Mahatma Gandhi: HRD Minister
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Saturday said at a time when terrorism is threatening peace across the globe, the world needs a Mahatma Gandhi.
Nehru, Gandhi had opposed political quota for SCs, STs: BJP MLC
Leader of Opposition Pravin Darekar of BJP said, "At the time of the constituent assembly meeting, Babasaheb Ambedkar (architect of the Constitution) had moved a proposal to reserve some electoral constituencies for SC and ST communities, but Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi had opposed it."
VCs should not succumb to 'undesirable pressure' from various quarters: Kerala Governor
Referring to controversies which hit the MG University recently, including the alleged awarding of special moderation to B Tech students in violation of rules, Arif Mohammad Khan said he had told all Vice Chancellors that their duty was to conduct the affairs of the University as per the law and the statutes.
Dirt in their mind: Shiv Sena on Congress booklet targeting Savarkar
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut targeted Congress over a Seva Dal booklet's titled "Veer Savarkar, Kitne 'Veer'?" that questions and dishonours freedom fighter VD Savarkar's patriotism and valour. The booklet also claims that Savarkar and Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse were in a physical relationship.
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