Giving in to the lieutenant governor’s assertion, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday sent him a file on appointment of Swati Maliwal as chief of Delhi Commission for Women, two days after he struck down its decision for not taking his approval. After a meeting with LG Najeeb Jung, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said government has sent the file relating to Maliwal’s appointment to LG for clearance but added it was done so to “stop the conspiracy to weaken ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In October 2007 Raja Sen visited Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal’s village in Punjab to find out how its residents, and relatives, feel about their oddest export. His report was published in India Abroad, a weekly newspaper published in the US and owned by Rediff.com. With Jindal announcing his bid for the 2016 US presidential elections, becoming the first person of Indian-American heritage to run for that country's top post, we reproduce the article. If a town is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, a former Gujarat finance minister, was embroiled in a controversy over expenditure of Rs four crore on renovation of Raj Bhavan and another Rs 1.30 crore on air travel including by special flights during nine months. The Congress government in Karnataka gave an approval on January 5 this year for taking up seven civil works at a cost of Rs three crore, besides electrical works worth Rs one crore, according to information furnished by the State Public Works ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
"As far as MPC is concerned, we have reached a consensus with RBI. On that, a (Cabinet) note has been prepared. We will have to see when it gets to the Cabinet," Sinha said here. He did not elaborate on the composition as well as voting rights of the RBI ...Jagran Post, 2 days ago
Raghuram Rajan's comments at various functions where traditional media is absent have found their way into the public domain It has happened again. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan’s comments were made public despite being spoken at a private function that was off-limits to media. It may be that an over-enthusiastic media has irked the former International Monetary Fund chief economist, like it did in March earlier this year. This RBI Governor prefers to distinguish what he ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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