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12/20/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt stares at ` 1L cr shortfall, hints at hiking investment to spur growth

New Delhi: The government on Friday acknowledged it was staring at a potential revenue shortfall of over Rs 1 lakh crore this fiscal year and indicated that some expenditure reduction may be undertaken to stick to the fiscal deficit target of 4.1% of… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/20/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt rushes bill on GST, signals intent on insurance

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley introduced the bill to amend the Constitution for launch of the goods and services tax (GST) in the Lok Sabha on Friday, describing it as the biggest tax reform in Independent India. The much-awaited bill was… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/14/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt measures on liquor ban are cosmetic: Activist

Activist and sobriety campaigner Asim Sarode, who is part of the state’s Nashabandi Mandal, Maharashtra, and works for de- addiction, points to obvious contradictions in the state’s policies. An advocate, he is the brand ambassador of the mandal. He… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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12/16/2014: FRONT PAGE: After TOI report, govt scales down Xmas day plans, schools to be shut

Nagpur: The Union human resource ministry on Moday whittled down activities planned for Navodaya Vidyalayas as well as other CBSE schools on December 25 to just a “voluntary online essay competition”, casting aside the planned declamation contest, quiz… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/16/2014: FRONT PAGE: Hurdle cleared, govt plans bill for GST this session Centre Agrees To Finance panel report Many Demands may be tabled soon Raised By States

Mumbai: Monday was city’s coldest day of the season as minimum temperatures fell by 10 degrees over the weekend. While Santacruz recorded 12°C, in Colaba it was 16°C, both below normal. It was also the third coldest December day in a decade. Untimely… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/15/2014: FRONT PAGE: Mark ‘good governance day’ on X’mas, govt tells schools

Nagpur: If the Union government has its way, CBSE schools may have to remain open on this Christmas. The Union human resource development ministry wants to celebrate the birthdays of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Hindu Mahasabha… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/11/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt to scrap law that makes attempting suicide a crime

New Delhi: The government has decided to decriminalize “attempt to suicide” by deleting Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code from the statute book. This section held a suicide bid punishable with imprisonment for up to one year, or fine, or both. In… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/9/2014: FRONT PAGE: Overreaction? Govt bans Uber and all app-based cab services in Delhi

New Delhi: The aftershocks generated by the alleged rape of a 25-year-old woman by a cab driver on Friday night provoked Delhi government on Monday to ban the ridesharing service, Uber, as well as order all app-based cab service providers to go off the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/6/2014: FRONT PAGE: Oppn seeks censure motion, govt says no

New Delhi: The opposition has reworked its demand in the hate speech standoff with the government. After demanding minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s resignation for her “haramzada” statement, the opposition on Friday demanded that at the very least… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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12/5/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt on back foot as oppn rejects PM’s peace call in LS

MUMBAI POSTING: Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editorin-chief of the news website, The Huffington Post, poses with navymen in Colaba on Thursday. Huffington will deliver the keynote address at the Times Litfest in Bandra at 10am today. New Delhi:… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Maharashtra govt to tell HC if loudspeakers allowed in silence zones

Maharashtra government will inform the Bombay High Court today whether it has a policy to allow use loud-speakers in silence zones in response to a public interest litigation against noise pollution during religious festivals. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Cite orders by SC in BJP govt case, says Bombay HC

Cite orders by SC in BJP govt case, says Bombay HC Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Monday sought citation of judgments from Congress leader Naseem Khan to back his plea that it could hear his writ to challenge formation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state. Khan, a city MLA and … […]

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12/2/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt to take over land from 5 city trusts

Mumbai: The government has decided to re- possess the land owned by 5 Mumbai-based trusts after their failure to develop them under the slum rehabilitation scheme. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that the government will now develop… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Give pension to illegitimate kids of all govt employees: PIL

Bombay high court has asked for a Central government circular to be produced which provides for giving pension to the illegitimate children of class one officers. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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11/29/2014: FRONT PAGE: Try to retain German as third subject, SC tells govt

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to consider not replacing German with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas in the middle of the session and implement the decision from the next academic year, saying “Why are you punishing students… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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