Mamata Banerjee: Depriving states of GST compensation attempt to undermine federalism: Mamata to PM

Kolkata: Depriving states of GST compensation is an “attempt to undermine federalism”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Urging the prime minister not to belie the trust between the states and the Centre on the issue, Banerjee asked him…

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Unlock 4 Guidelines: Metro services to resume from September 7; schools, colleges to remain closed

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued the Unlock 4 guidelines under which metro trains will be allowed to resume services from September 7 in a graded manner, while political, social and religious congregations of up to 100 people will be permitted from September 21. However, schools, colleges,…

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UGC guidelines supreme court final year exams hearing Centre says have allowed to conduct exams in universities

Image Source : FILE PHOTO Centre tells Supreme Court that it has allowed UGC to conduct final year university exams. As the final decision on conducting Universities final term exams now depends on Supreme Court as it is hearing petitions, the Centre on Thursday told the top court that it has…

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COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 68.32 per cent, fatality rate declines to 2.04 per cent: Health Ministry

Focused and effective efforts towards containment, testing, isolation and treatment by the Centre, states and Union Territories have resulted in the recovery rate rising to 68.32 per cent and fatality rate steadily declining to 2.04 per cent, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. India has one of the lowest cases…

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Centre advised 9 states to ramp up COVID testing, strictly implement containment plan

Image Source : PTI FILE  The Centre on Friday advised nine states including Assam, Bihar, Telangana and Odisha to ramp up testing with special focus on containment zones, strictly implement containment plan, augment health infrastructure and ensure effective clinical management of COVID-19 cases. As part of the coordinated strategy for…

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Congress won’t be scared by ‘raid raj’: Chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Jaipur: The Centre has created a ‘raid raj’ but the Congress won’t be scared, the party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Wednesday after the Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at the home of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s brother. The Congress leader also reacted to the killing of a journalist…

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UGC says has power to take action if states cancel university exams, do not follow its guidelines

Image Source : FILE PHOTO UGC says has power to take action if states cancel university exams. (Representational image) The University Grants Commission (UGC) in wake of states canceling final year university exams has said that states are not permissible to do this and commission does have the power to take…

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