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Cong admits to flaws in cyber law, tries to deflect criticism

Cong admits to flaws in cyber law, tries to deflect criticism

The Congress on Tuesday admitted that the Section 66A of cyber law, introduced by the United Progressive Alliance regime in 2008, was poorly drafted and vulnerable to misuse after the provision was struck down by the Supreme Court. The party, however, tried to deflect criticism by targeting Modi government on its stand in the court on the provision which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly offensive content on websites. Congress leader P Chidambaram welcomed the Supreme Court ..., 3 days ago

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People wanted scam, corruption to end: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday took a dig at the previous United Progressive Alliance government during his budget speech, saying that people wanted "scam, scandal and corruption raj to end" and the Narendra Modi government has lived up to their ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago Arun Jaitley blasts Cong's 'obstructionism' as united opposition sounds battle cry  Times of India1 week ago Jaitley's speech peppered with digs at UPA rule  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

SC sets aside notification granting reservation to Jats

The Supreme Court in a judgment on Tuesday struck down a notification issued by the previous United Progressive Alliance regime on 4 March 2014 conferring OBC reservation status on the Jat community, observing that it is not caste but social backwardness that ...
 Prokerala1 week ago Supreme Court scraps Jat reservation  Rediff.com1 week ago
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Heptullah slams UPA govt for allowing to make BBC documentary

Union Minister Najma Heptullah on Saturday slammed the previous United Progressive Alliance government for allowing to make the controversial BBC documentary on the 2012 Delhi gang rape incident, saying it did not check the parameters, script or nature of the documentary being made. "When the previous government gave permission for the film, it should have checked what are the parameters, the script and what they were making. There should have been some control but it failed to do it," she told ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Social cost runs past Railways' growth  Business Standard3 weeks ago UPA's land act was defective, says Jaitley  Business Standard4 weeks ago Favourites rule  Business Standard2 months ago

Govt to bring 11 official amendments in land bill

Facing flak for amending United Progressive Alliance’s land acquisition law, government on Tuesday reached out to allies and opposition promising to bring 11 official amendments in the bill introduced in Lok Sabha to take concerns on board. “Government has decided to bring 11 official amendments such as limiting the industrial corridor to one kilometre on both the sides of the highways and railway lines, compulsory employment to one member of the affected family of farm ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Centre opts for ordinance route to amend land acquisition law  Deccan Herald2 months ago Regime change, controversies clouded education reforms  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Major lapses in currency printing kept under wraps, UPA government ignored national security

In a major security breach that could embarrass the previous Congress-United Progressive Alliance government, an internal enquiry report has revealed that certain security features were allegedly compromised during the printing of Indian currency, and the ...
 IBN Live1 month ago
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Govt to review UPAs green approvals after Jayanthi Natarajan revelations

The environment ministry will review projects that were approved or held back by the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government without a valid reason, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday. His comments came after former ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago After Natarajan's charge, Jaitley seeks review of green clearances during UPA regime  The Telegraph1 month ago

Congress too used Vajpayee's policies, says Modi

Tearing into the Opposition that had called the Modi government's plans a copy of former Congress-led United Progress Alliance government's policies, the Prime Minister said the debate over which programme is new or old could go a long way. "Whether old plans ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago India-US defence ties grow with assertive Modi govt  Business Standard2 months ago MGNREGS receives Rs 5k-cr boost  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Dogwood Alliance Announces New Report On Paper Industry Progress Towards Improving Forest Stewardship in Southern United States

 A.M. Best1 week ago

Same fate

Mahinda Rajapaksa’s rule in Sri Lanka and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance’s long stint in India seemingly met the same democratic fate. Both were marked by allegations of family rule, corruption and authoritarianism and by internal revolts.
 Asian Age2 months ago
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