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Sweet deal for taxpayer? Budget pot stirs as officials locked in to maintain secrecy

Officials must stay within the red-sandstone North Block to maintain the secrecy of the tax proposals they are working on. They can get back to the outside world only after the Budget is presented.

published on : 20th January 2020

Cochin University tense after SFI leaders beat up first-year student

Azil Aboobaker, a first-year student, was hit by the car in front of the Cusat gate at 12.30 am on Monday. Azil suffered an injury on his head and is admitted to the Kalamassery Medical College.

published on : 20th January 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman kicks off 2020 Budget countdown with 'Halwa' ceremony

Sitharaman, MoS (Finance) Anurag Thakur participated in the 'Halwa' ceremony on Monday, which was held at the Finance Ministry in the North Block.

published on : 20th January 2020

'Parasite' becomes first foreign-language film to win top SAG prize

The film also stars Choi Woo-Shik, Park So-dam, Cho Yeo-Jeong, and Jang Hye-jin star as members of a lower-class family who begins to infiltrate the world of an upper-class household.

published on : 20th January 2020

CPM keen on sending party general secretary Sitaram Yechury to Rajya Sabha from Bengal

Yechury had an excellent track record as a member of the Upper House of Parliament between 2005 and 2017, and the party is eager to nominate him in the Rajya Sabha elections to be held next month.

published on : 20th January 2020

Won't be a mute spectator during capital debate: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Tammineni Sitaram

Legislative bodies play an important role in parliamentary democracy, and hindering their functioning is a violation of the Constitution, 

published on : 20th January 2020

Massive anti-CAA candlelight march from Jamia university gate to Shaheen Bagh; poets gather

The march was high on symbolism as some locals dressed up as Mahatma Gandhi and B R Ambedkar, while three men assumed the identity of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.

published on : 20th January 2020

Professor C Kasim detention: Telangana HC asks if state is silencing voices of dissent

The bench directed the State to produce case diaries of the FIRs registered against Kasim as well as the evidence of the allegation made by the police on 'Maoist links'.

published on : 20th January 2020

Now, CPM to embark on door-to-door campaign against NPR, NRC

The central committee observed that the NPR and NRC would affect millions of poor people, including tribals, dalits, homeless and Muslims.

published on : 20th January 2020

CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges Opposition to join hands with govt in fight against CAA

Pinarayi said certain people had reservations when the state said that CAA will not be implemented here.

published on : 20th January 2020

Large leaf beetle collection at Kerala Agricultural University under threat

The Travancore Insect Collection, with over 50,000 specimens, claims to be the largest repository of leaf beetles in the country.

published on : 20th January 2020

Abolish governor’s post, says Sitaram Yechury

THE CPM Central Committee on Sunday observed that Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan was taking an anti-state stand.

published on : 20th January 2020

Private college faculty want tax refund from Anna University

Staff say they don’t earn enough to qualify for tax after university makes deductions in their payment

published on : 20th January 2020

'I know my job': FM Sitharaman on skipping PM's meet with economists

In response to criticism for not attending a meeting steered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reviving economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they got the facts wrong.

published on : 20th January 2020

Working to end trust deficit with India Inc, says Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of Budget 2020

She said the government has already taken steps to decriminalise offences under the Companies Act and expects the support of India Inc to realise the target of becoming a $5 trillion economy.

published on : 20th January 2020
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