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3/2/2015: FRONT PAGE: Historic BJP-PDP govt in Kashmir gets off to a controversial start

Jammu/New Delhi: The PDP-BJP coalition government got off to a rocky start with chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed crediting “people from across the border” for the smooth conduct of Jammu & Kashmir assembly elections, only to be challenged by both… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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3/1/2015: FRONT PAGE: With bonds, govt is coming for your gold

Mumbai: The government is proposing sovereign- backed gold bonds where individuals can buy gold bonds instead of investing in physical gold. The bonds will carry a fixed rate of interest and holders will be able to redeem them in cash on the face value… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/28/2015: FRONT PAGE: Inverters, gensets provided at 231 SSC exam centres, govt tells HC

In a relief for hundreds of students appearing for SSC exams in areas affected by load shedding, the state government has provided inverters/generators at the examination centres to ensure uninterrupted power supply. A bench of justices Abhay Oka and… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Bombay HC disposes off govt appeal on Salem's jail transfer

Bombay HC disposes off govt appeal on Salem's jail transfer Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday disposed of an appeal filed by the Maharashtra government against a ruling of a special TADA Court which had reversed the order of a top official to shift the gangster Abu Salem from Taloja prison in Navi … Full […]

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2/26/2015: FRONT PAGE: Isolated govt will still table land bill in LS next week

New Delhi: More BJP allies joined the resistance against the land acquisition bill, raising the political cost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi should he press ahead with his government’s plan to introduce the legislation in Lok Sabha next week. On a… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Kejriwal-led AAP govt slashes power tariff by 50 percent; 20000 litres of free water each month

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government has started working on the fulfilment of the promises it made before the elections in Delhi. On Wednesday evening, AAP government announced slashing power tariff by 50 percent for the consumption up to 400 units every month. “The government is going to announce its decision to cut power […]

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2/23/2015: FRONT PAGE: Vastu advisor to make Telangana govt ‘effective’

Hyderabad: Telangana is set to become a vastu-complaint state with an expert in the ancient art taking charge as an advisor to the government. Appointed by the vastu-believer chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, his trusted vastu consultant Suddala… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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2/23/2015: FRONT PAGE: Naidu meets Sonia as govt seeks Oppn ‘help’

New Delhi: The government reached out to the opposition aday before Parliament opens for the crucial budget session on Monday with parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu driving down to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s house to seek the main… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Maharashtra govt seeks life in jail for Abu Salem 

Conceding that the death penalty could not be asked for extradited gangster Abu Salem in the 1995 murder of builder Pradeep Jain, the prosecution on Friday told the special TADA court that it was now seeking the life sentence.  Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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2/20/2015: FRONT PAGE: Women safety: Govt under HC lens ‘Higher crime rate not necessarily a bad sign’

The Bombay high court (HC) will now regularly be keeping tabs on whether the state is implementing each of the accepted recommendations of the C S Dharmadhikari committee, which was set up to suggest measures to prevent crimes against women. The… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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2/19/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt firefights as DIG’s boat remark blows up

New Delhi: A senior Coast Guard officer embarrassed the government and gave Pakistan an opening to score brownie points by claiming that he had ordered the destruction of a suspected Pakistani terror boat on the night of December 31. The government… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Bombay High Court to govt: Report steps taken to nab absconding police

Bombay High Court to govt: Report steps taken to nab absconding police The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the state government to file a report by Monday stating what steps had it taken so far to nab absconding police officer Pradeep Suryavanshi in the Ramnarayan Gupta alias Lakhan Bhaiyya fake encounter case. Full News […]

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State govt may look into uncapping Mumbai FSI

State govt may look into uncapping Mumbai FSI After stifling Mumbai's Floor Space Index or FSI for long, the Maharashtra government has finally decided to mull uncapping it. however, before this comes to pass, in what could be an unpopular move, the government has more or less decided on a measure … Full News here – […]

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2/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt will bar activists from panning it abroad

New Delhi: Notwithstanding the Delhi high court describing Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai’s offloading from a United Kingdom-bound flight as “inappropriate”, the Centre has decided to dig in its heels and justify its action as one aimed at preventing… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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2/4/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘Covert’ bid by Raj govt to name flyover after Godse bared

Alwar: Till word got out on Monday, the NCR town of Alwar in Rajasthan seemed to be preparing to name a 750-metre, four-lane flyover after the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse. The flyover connecting Bhagat Singh Circle to Agrasen Circle in… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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