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Centre seeks to complete Darjeeling drawdown

The Union government told the Supreme Court that it wants to withdraw the last four companies of Central paramilitary forces from Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts in West Bengal for deployment in the three poll-bound northeastern States.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2018

President for simultaneous LS, Assembly elections

In his hour-long, maiden address to a joint sitting of Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind covered the entire range of issues concerning governance, including pitching for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2018

‘Climate change may hit farm income’

The Economic Survey 2017-18, said farmer income losses from climate change could be between 15% and 18% on an average, rising to anywhere between 20%-25% in unirrigated areas of the country.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2018

Economic Survey out : Economy is set to grow 7-7.5%

The pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in parliament predicts that India's GDP growth will accelerate from 6.75% this year to 7-7.5% in 2019.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2018

A morale booster for women army officers.

In a morale booster for women Army officers, the DefenceMinistry withdrew its appeals against a 2012 Armed Forces Tribunal decision setting aside denial of promotions and benefits to Short Service and Women Commissioned Officers commissioned before 2006.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2018