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Upper caste quota

Upper caste quota

The Uttar Pradesh government Friday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically backward among upper castes in jobs and educational institutions. The nod was given at a meeting here of the state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, senior cabinet minister and UP government spokesperson Shrikant Sharma told mediapersons.

UP: Moustache allowance for cops

UP: Moustache allowance for cops

A few days ago, Madhya Pradesh police personnel made the headlines after the state's new government under Chief Minister Kamal Nath allowed them to avail a weekly off so that they can get to spend quality time with their families. It was hailed as 'achhe din' for the police personnel of the central Indian state.

Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna

Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges on Friday. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to justices Maheshwari and Khanna during the swearing-in ceremony held in court number 1 of the Supreme Court. The sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court is 31.

It could be Modi vs Jaiswal

It could be Modi vs Jaiswal

The high powered committee headed by the Prime Minister will meet on January 24 to decide on who would be the next chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation. There are nine names that are in contention and these officers are those selected in the years 1983, 1984 and 1985. The Supreme Court had said in 2014 that officers from the four oldest ...

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