Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicState governments

Topic: State governments

Modi govt tells ministries to be careful in releasing money to states for central schemes

Expenditure Secretary T.V. Somanathan tells ministries to first check if states have capacity to utilise money, and are not parking it and earning interest.

Rise in private school admission: how can state govts restore faith in public education?

More parents are enrolling their children in private schools instead of government schools, according to MHRD.

PM Modi orders states to take strong action against cow vigilantes

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, MoS home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said police and public order are state subjects. 

Centre gives massive budget for MGNREGA, states say not enough for even delay compensation

More than half the delay compensation rejections in 2017-18 are due to “insufficient funds”. Centre says no paucity of funds, states just being careless. Ruhi Tewari

On Camera

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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