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3/31/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt largesse for poor students funds pvt colleges

Mumbai: Your money may be going down the drain to ensure that private colleges, many of them run by politicians, do well. While the state doles out its largesse to private colleges by shelling out 50% of the tuition fee for economically backward class… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Govt largesse for poor students funds private colleges

Your money may be going down the drain to ensure that private colleges, many of them run by politicians, do well.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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INDIA PRESS-Chidambaram says resources biggest challenge facing next govt – Indian Express

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3/22/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt panel okays field trials of 10 GM crop varieties

New Delhi: Taking a major step towards scientifically assessing ‘risk’ and ‘safety’ aspects of transgenic crops, the government’s top regulator—Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)—on Friday revalidated 10 varieties of GM crops including… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Maharashtra govt yet to decide on FSI for redevelopment

NAVI MUMBAI: Stalemate over finalizing the FSI for dilapidated buildings in Navi Mumbai continues, as the ruling DF government is yet to decide on which proposal it should accept for redevelopment of old structures. While Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has proposed 2.5 FSI earlier, City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) board approved 3 FSI […]

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2/16/2014: FRONT PAGE: Reconsider freedom fighter’s pension plea, HC tells govt

In a partial relief to 86- year- old freedom fi ghter Kalidas Dhale, whose application seeking pension from the government was rejected on the grounds that he could not provide any proof that he had been involved in the Indian freedom struggle, the… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/9/2014: FRONT PAGE: PIL to HC: Ask govt to appoint police commissioner soon

Alleging that morale of the police force was down as the post of Mumbai police commissioner is lying vacant since February 1 following the resignation of Satyapal Singh, a PIL on Saturday urged the Bombay High Court to ask the state government to… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/2/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt may ban bikini- clad mannequins

The state labour department proposes to amend the law governing retail outlets that could require them to put away ‘ provocatively- dressed’ mannequins altogether. The amendment to be made in the Bombay Shops and Establishments Act, 1948, will ban… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/3/2014: FRONT PAGE: City court nails Pak govt hand in fake currency racket, gives 6 life

New Delhi: In the first case where the Pakistan government’s involvement in printing of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) has been nailed by forensic evidence, an NIA special court in Mumbai has awarded life term all six accused held in a fake currency… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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AAP should probe charges that BJP trying to topple its govt: Kamal Nath

As Aam Aadmi party accused BJP of trying to topple its government in Delhi by bribing its MLAs, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath today asked the party to initiate a probe into the allegations. “AAP is not only a party but also runs the government in Delhi. It should order a probe,” Nath, a Congress […]

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2/3/2014: FRONT PAGE: Three MLAs threaten to pull plug on Kejriwal govt

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party’s expelled MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday produced the most potent threat yet to the month-old Kejriwal government, when he teamed up with two legislators and said they would withdraw support if the regime did not fulfill… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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1/31/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt hikes LPG cap, Aadhar in disarray

New Delhi: The government on Thursday decided to allow 12 subsidised cooking gas cylinders to households, removing the annual nine-cylinder cap, besides putting on hold subsidy payments directly into bank accounts—a move that deals a crippling blow to… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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1/29/2014: FRONT PAGE: J&K govt may collapse:

A 13-year-old girl has been awarded over £24 million (approx Rs 250 crore) after a syringe mix-up during treatment for a rare medical condition left her with permanent brain damage. It is the highest compensation ever paid for medical negligence in the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Maharashtra govt starts to legalize 49-acre slum built on Dahisar wetlands

MUMBAI: In a move that has environmentalists crying foul, the state government has started the process of regularizing the massive Ganpat Patil Nagar slum colony in Dahisar built on nearly 2.57 lakh square metres or 49 acres of land, which the Centre had described as wetlands in 2011. At 49 acres, it is twice the […]

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Govt takes no action on builders holding on to 191 state flats

Government dithering in acting against 23 developers and landlords who haven’t yet surrendered to it, the due share of flats built on land bound by the Urban Land Ceiling Act After the Congress-led state government made a show of rushing to clear the files pertaining to public interest pending for action, here’s a glaring example […]

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