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4/28/2015: FRONT PAGE: CJI pulls out of NJAC, govt dubs it ‘unconstitutional’

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India H L Dattu has declined to join the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) until the apex court decides on its constitutional validity, sparking tensions with the executive while virtually leaving the new… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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4/19/2015: FRONT PAGE: Facing criticism, govt puts new IT return form on hold

New Delhi: Facing a furious backlash against the proposal to seek details of foreign travel and bank accounts of taxpayers in the 14-page new income tax return forms, the government on Saturday moved swiftly to contain the damage and decided to put the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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4/18/2015: FRONT PAGE: For govt, no RTE at nursery

It appears that the education minister in the state needs to study the Right To Education Act more closely. Vinod Tawde’s statement on Thursday, that the government would not reimburse fees of students admitted under the 25% RTE quota in preprimary… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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4/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt to bring out ordinance on sand mining in two months

The state government on Friday announced that it would be coming out with an ordinance on sand mining policy within two months. The information was given to the lower house by revenue minister Eknath Khadse during a discussion on rampant increase in… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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4/14/2015: FRONT PAGE: HC puts on hold govt move to regularize city’s illegal bldgs

Mumbai: In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay high court on Monday restrained the state and BMC from taking a final decision on regularizing over 56,000 illegal structures in the city. Hearing a public interest litigation filed by city… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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‘Govt is under-reporting child marriages in Maharashtra’

The Maharashtra government is concealing the growing phenomenon of child marriages in the state, alleges a social audit recently conducted by the Government of India (GoI). Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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4/13/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt trying to end frequent rule changes, surprises: PM

Hannover: Promising a stable business environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed German investors, saying opportunities in India are “seamless” and huge for a vibrant economic partnership. Inaugurating the Hannover Messe, the world’s… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Jaitley: govt to make tax structure non-adversarial

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday the government would restore the credibility of decision-making, while easing processes and making India’s tax structure non-adversarial. The comments, in a speech on financial Full News here – Sify.com

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India’s end-Dec external debt at $461.9 bln – Govt

MUMBAI, March 31 (Reuters) – India’s external debt stood at $ 461.9 billion as of end-December, up 3.5percent from end-March 2014, the government said in a release onTuesday. India’s external debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratiostood Full News here – Sify.com

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3/26/2015: FRONT PAGE: 3 lakh acres acquired by govt lying unused

New Delhi: About 30 to 50 percent of land acquired by state governments through their industrial development corporations has yet to be allotted or has been allotted but lies unused, reveal documents. This is a pivotal fact in the intensifying debate… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt to Modify minority- appeasing schemes What the programme hopes to achieve

In an attempt to draw closer to minorities, the BJP- led governments — at the state and the centre — want to implement new programmes for the upliftment of minorities. The state government is working on a 10- point agenda, which is expected to have… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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State govt to redraft the old bill to create separate law for regulating paramedical services

State government will redraft the old bill to create separate law for regulating paramedical services such as pathology laboratories to avoid malpractices. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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State govt mum on toll promises

The BJP and Shiv Sena had spoken about removal of some toll posts before the polls, but after five months the coalition government is yet to come up with a revised policy. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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India’s Jindal Steel slumps after govt rejects bids for 3 coal mines

MUMBAI, March 23 (Reuters) – Shares in India’s Jindal Steeland Power Ltd slumped as much as 14.9 percent, headingtowards their biggest daily loss since June 11, 2013, after thegovernment rejected its bids for three coal mines put up forauction. Full News here – Sify.com

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3/21/2015: FRONT PAGE: Corporate CSR? Govt certifies 47 NGOs in first list

Kolkata: The government has prepared a list of sanitised NonGovernmental Organisations (NGOs), free of any terrorist links or unwanted funding, that can undertake Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. The Companies Act makes it mandatory… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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