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Provide funds to Delhi municipal corporations as well: Sisodia to Centre

Dec 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia raised the demand at a pre-budget consultation called by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Delhi government said in a statement.

Govt's Decision On Covid Vaccination For Children 'Unscientific': Senior AIIMS Epidemiologist

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Serious adverse events following immunisation are between 10 to 15 per million population, Rai said. "So, if you do the risk and benefit analysis in adults, it is a huge benefit," he said.

Delhi HC Suspends Jail Term Of Former SSB Officer Convicted Of Graft

The high court granted time to the central government's standing counsel Anil Soni, who represented the authorities, to file a counter affidavit in response to the petition and listed the matter for further hearing on May 24.

Rijiju Visits Ludhiana Court Blast Site, Says Centre And State Working Together For In-Depth Probe

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Talking to reporters, Rijiju said he had spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and it was decided that the central and state agencies will jointly probe the matter in depth and strong action will be taken against those behind the dastardly act.

Governor, Khandu Greet People On Christmas Eve

Mishra called upon the government officials to have probity, act with promptness, make equal dispensation to one and all and constantly review their own course of work for improvement wherever necessary.

24 December, 2021

Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

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Noting that the country's fine arts, culture were India's "soft power" , she said it took several years for yoga to get global recognition.

21 December, 2021

Deputy Commissioners Can 'Drive' Districts To Prosperity Or Doomsday: Khandu

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The chief minister also raised two important schemes launched by the Central government – ‘Svamitva’ and ‘Svanidhi’ – that need an urgent push by the state government.

20 December, 2021

PM Modi, I Had Made It Clear That Next CM Of Maha Will Be From BJP After 2019 Polls: Amit Shah; Slams Sena For Being 'Power Hungry'

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Targeting Thackeray and Shiv Sena, Shah said, "Since you wanted to become a chief minister you betrayed BJP and became CM by compromising on Hindutva for power".

18 November, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Minister Says BJP Lost Assembly Bypolls Due To Overconfidence

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The minister said the state BJP will be holding its Working Committee meeting in Shimla on November 24 during which it will discuss its poll strategy besides some “other reasons” behind the defeat of party candidates in the recent assembly elections.

09 November, 2021

Can Centre Force Non- BJP States To Reduce Taxes On Petrol And Diesel?

Outlook Business Team

After the centre's announcement to reduce excise duty on petrol and diesel, all the BJP-ruled states have also announced cuts on VAT and other taxes on petroleum products, excluding Punjab and Odisha.

29 June, 2021

Centre, Delhi Dissent Continues Over Activating 'One Nation One Ration Card' Scheme In Capital

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ONORC scheme is an important welfare measure to extend food security to migrants who are covered under the National Food Security Act Scheme

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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