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  • CPWD to spend Rs70 lakh for renovating speaker Sumitra Mahajan's bungalow

    When the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) was renovating 7 Race Course Road before Narendra Modi was to move in after taking over as prime minister, Modi did not ask for any renovations. Several other ministers too followed suit. But Lok Sabah speaker and MP from Indore, Sumitra Mahajan does...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • No joy rides for the minister and bureaucrats of the ministry of civil aviation

    No joy rides for the minister and bureaucrats of the ministry of civil aviation as the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has rejected their request for a trip in inaugural direct Air India flight to Moscow.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 7:50am
  • Central Secretariat Library has 5,50,000 volumes but only 7 books on Narendra Modi

    Two months after Narendra Modi assumed office, the Central Secretariat Library (CSL), the second-largest central government library in the country, has woken up to the fact that it has hardly any books on him or the RSS ideology. It recently ordered 150 books on the new PM and the Book Selection...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 6:20am
  • Narendra Modi to reach out to govt employees' on Independence Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for an exhaustive Central database of all Central and state government employees. The creation of the database, which will have the phone numbers and email addresses of all employees, is already underway, and will be first used on Independence Day when Modi's...

    Saturday, 12 July 2014 - 7:10am
  • MP Vinod Khanna gets house hunting blues in Lutyens' Delhi

    Vinod Khanna, BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Punjab, has been busy house hunting these days. The Lok Sabha secretariat has shown Khanna eight government bungalows in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi — Lodhi Estate, Pandara Road, Teen Murti Marg, Krishna Menon Marg and Safdarjung Road. All houses shown to him...

    Saturday, 12 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • Protection of VVIP samadhis costs Rs 8 crore a year

    Crores of rupees were spent on their security when they were alive, but in death too the government spends crores of tax-payer's money in securing their samadhis. The Union government spends as much as Rs eight crore every year to protect and maintain the 350-acre Samadhi Complex along the banks...

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • Meira Kumar asked to pay Rs 12 lakh rent on official bungalow

    Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar is in trouble again. After the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government let her off from paying a rent of Rs 1.96 crore for illegally retaining two palatial houses in the Lutyen's Bungalow area, the new government has slapped her a notice for a rent...

    Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 6:10am
  • Was RSS, Left behind Delhi University fiasco?

    After a prolonged stand-off Delhi University vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh relented and scrapped the four-year under graduate programme (FYUP) on Friday. But it now appears that the Left and the RSS were behind, what many say, a sustained campaign to derail the programme because of their own agendas...

    Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 6:05am
  • Dinesh Singh: An innovative V-C pushed to the wall

    Refusing to budge from his stand of going ahead with FYUP to finally following the UGC directive, Delhi University vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh comes across as a strong and able administrator. While agreeing to go back to the three years graduation course on Friday, Singh had said, "The university...

    Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 7:15am
  • Vice Chancellor blinks but Delhi University stalemate drags on

    In the tussle between the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) over the Four Year University Programme (FYUP), the University's Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh blinked first on Thursday. After pitching an alternate solution through some of his close aide to allow the stalled...

    Friday, 27 June 2014 - 6:45am

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