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Economic package assumes people will go back to villages, and rural incomes need to be boosted. Modi govt seems to be trying to give them employment there.
States that have brought in their own land acquisition laws or propose to do so will be asked to align them with the 6 March SC verdict on compensation clauses.
Railway officials say if fares are being borne by states, Centre’s claim of paying 85% is inexplicable, and there’s no official communication explaining it.
The three IRS officers were discharged of their duties for authorising a contentious report advocating a tax hike to boost the Covid-stricken economy.
The labour and finance ministries are working on the proposal, even as RSS’ labour wing BMS is asking govt to formulate a new national policy on labourers.
Release of NC leader Farooq Abdullah marked the beginning of the second phase, in which Modi govt wants to engage with politicians beyond the ‘old guard’.
Govt’s stand comes despite objections from states. Parliamentary Standing Committee advises caution, given the apprehensions in the country.
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A trial court Friday stayed the hanging of the four convicts in the December 2012 gangrape, earlier scheduled for 1 February. The Centre has now approached the Delhi High Court.
The 2019-20 Economic Survey has found that veg thalis became 29% more affordable compared to 2006-07, while non-veg thalis became 18% more affordable.