Topic: local body polls
Court had earlier directed MP and Maharashtra to complete ‘triple-test’ procedure to enable OBC reservations in local polls. This Wednesday it gave the green signal to MP alone.
Although the BJP has been heralded for its performance in Tamil Nadu's latest local body elections, the truth is far from it. DMK and AIADMK are way ahead.
BJP fielded 5,480 candidates across 12,838 seats in the Tamil Nadu urban local body polls. In the Chennai Corporation area, DMK won 153 out of 200 wards.
A bench of justices A.M. Khanwilkar and C.T. Ravikumar issued stay order based on petitions filed against a Maharashtra government ordinance in this regard, introduced in September.
A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.