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5/29/2015: FRONT PAGE: Maha govt delaying CET decision to favour coaching classes?

As the Maharashtra government continues to delay a crucial decision to tear away from the national JEE test for engineering and conduct state-level CET for admission in these courses, coaching classes which offer JEE preparatory courses are having a… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/26/2015: FRONT PAGE: TOI rating: With 77.5%, Modi govt gets Distinction in its first year

According to the TOIIpsos opinion poll we published on May 16, a majority of those surveyed felt expectations from Narendra Modi’s new government had been pegged unrealistically high. Afew days later, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan echoed a similar… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/23/2015: FRONT PAGE: Maha player stuck as govt turns a blind eye

Mumbai: As the Indian blind cricket team was preparing to fly to England and Bahrain for a bilateral series on Friday evening, the lone player in the team from Maharashtra, Amol Karche stayed put at home in Baramati. The 21-year-old could not travel… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: 4,100 graft cases and counting, but govt doesn’t want Lokayukta

Mumbai: The Lokpal movement launched by Anna Hazare in 201112 might have catapulted Aam Admi Party and Arvind Kejriwal to power in the capital state of Delhi, but Maharashtra – the first state in the country to establish the office of Lokayukta in 1971… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/18/2015: FRONT PAGE: National panel seeks govt nod to divide OBCs

New Delhi: Will the Modi government bite the bullet and divide OBCs into groups along the lines of their “backwardness” to ensure equitable distribution of reservation benefits? The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) has sought the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/16/2015: FRONT PAGE: First-year exam: Modi govt gets First Division but not Distinction

One year into its tenure, the popular wind is still very much with Narendra Modi. His government continues to enjoy fairly high approval ratings in India’s largest cities, even though it’s not as high as it was five months back. In a TOI- Ipsos poll,… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/14/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt ads can only have pics of Prez, PM & CJI, not netas: SC

New Delhi: A fresh bunch of Essar group’s internal email leaks filed in the Supreme Court has thrown the spotlight on a top-ranking politician who as finance minister under the UPA sought and got one Santosh Reddy appointed in the group while agreeing… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: Agri sector bleeds, thanks to flawed govt plans

New Delhi: A fishing project in the deserts of Rajasthan, cold storage facilities for bananas in Maharashtra’s no-banana Pune district, milk coolers in Gujarat’s Sagbara region where there is no milk production and no electricity either… Those are just… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt puts new MAT notices to FIIs on hold

New Delhi: The Union finance ministry has asked tax officers not to take any “coercive action” to recover minimum alternate tax (MAT) dues from foreign companies—particularly foreign institutional investors (FIIs)—and has put on hold issuing of fresh… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/9/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt ignored SC on improving probe, prosecution

Even as high profile cases play out in courts, quality of crime investigations and prosecution that are key to conviction or acquittal lie disregarded. In absolute contempt of Supreme Court directives, the state government has not moved to do anything… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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India’s Reliance Jio got $530 mln undue benefit – govt auditor

MUMBAI, May 9 (Reuters) – Reliance Industries Ltd’s telecoms unit got an undue benefit of about $ 530million after the Indian government allowed it to offer voiceservices over wireless broadband spectrum it had won in 2010,the government auditor sai Full News here – Sify.com

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5/8/2015: FRONT PAGE: 4 girls at govt sports hostel attempt suicide over ‘mental agony’, 1 dead

Alappuzha (Kerala): In a shocking incident that draws attention yet again to very harsh—and often exploitative—treatment of sportspersons at national sports centres, four budding athletes at the Sports Authority of India’s centre here entered into a… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Govt to shortlist consultant for Shivaji Memorial

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government is in the process of short-listing a consultant for the Shivaji memorial to be built in the Arabian Sea. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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5/6/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt could take joint panel route to end land bill logjam

New Delhi: The government is trying to break the deadlock over the land acquisition bill by offering to set up a joint committee of the two Houses of Parliament for a fresh scrutiny of the contentious legislation that has been stalled by the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/1/2015: FRONT PAGE: FM drops plan to clip RBI’s power to regulate govt debt

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday sought to comfort the RBI, which had protested against government plans to take away some of its powers, and overseas investors beyond foreign institutional investors by shielding several of them… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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