Govt of India issues Letter of Intent for Air India confirms DIPAM Secretary

Govt. of India issues Letter of Intent (LoI) to Tata Group for Air India sale. The Tata Group had to sign the LoI within 14 days and then a Share Purchase Agreement will be signed between the government and the Tata Group. The transaction will be completed by the end of December. Continue reading Govt of India issues Letter of Intent for Air India confirms DIPAM Secretary

The Centre claims there is no coal scarcity despite the closure of 20 thermal power plants

Excessive rains in the coal-producing belt hampered the movement of the fuel from mines to power plants in various states, including Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi, and Andhra Pradesh, in a year when the country generated record amounts of coal. Continue reading The Centre claims there is no coal scarcity despite the closure of 20 thermal power plants

Mission Kahmir: The relationship between Indian popular cinema and the mobilization of national desire

Mission Kashmir can manifest preoccupation with the traumatic impact of the Kashmir conflict on the national imaginary with its latent, discomfiting realization that wars are fought and won with the camera rather than the gun. Mission Kashmir can also be viewed as a self-conscious moment within a long history of the articulation of Indian desire for the Kashmir Valley through the cinematic apparatus we call “Bollywood.” Continue reading Mission Kahmir: The relationship between Indian popular cinema and the mobilization of national desire

Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian Resigns

KV Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the government of India will return to academia at the end of his three year tenure. “I have decided to return back to academia following the completion of my 3 year fulfilling tenure. Serving the nation has been an absolute privilege. I have wonderful support and encouragement,” Mr Subramanian tweeted. 

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For Navratri, Maharashtra has banned garba, dandiya, and processions

The Maharashtra government has banned garba, dandiya, and other traditional events during Navratri, which runs from October 7 to October 15. For community pandals, the idols’ height has been limited to four feet, while for family celebrations, it has been limited to two feet. Continue reading For Navratri, Maharashtra has banned garba, dandiya, and processions

Rahul Gandhi gets permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri; Minister of State in Delhi, Ajay Mishra’s son ‘surrender’ reports cause buzz

Meanwhile officials in the Uttar Pradesh administration told that the state government has forwarded a thorough report on the violence to the Union Home Ministry.

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: CM Yogi orders judicial inquiry, Priyanka Gandhi sits on hunger strike, Navjot Singh Siddhu detained

The decision came today as UP government stated that a former High Court judge will investigate the Lakhimpur Kheri riots and that the families of the four farmers slain in the tragedy will receive Rs 45 lakh in compensation. Continue reading Lakhimpur Kheri violence: CM Yogi orders judicial inquiry, Priyanka Gandhi sits on hunger strike, Navjot Singh Siddhu detained