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 week 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, 1 month ago
Chennai: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who made her first public appearance in eight months today, was greeted by thousands by showering flowers on her vehicle as it inched towards the Governor’s residence.Jayalalithaa, who was elected as leader of AIADMK ...IndiaTV News, 2 months ago The return of Amma: Will Karnataka play party pooper? 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, 1 month 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, 2 days ago
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham supremo Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Saturday along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges. An Amma supporter is jubilant after she was let off by the Karnataka HC, paving her way back to power. Photograph: Reuters On a day of fast paced developments, 67-year-old Jayalalithaa was elected as legislature party leader at a meeting of party MLAs, 11 days ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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