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Dissent of Election Commissioners will be recorded: EC

New Delhi: In a victory of sorts for Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, the Election Commission (EC) decided to record dissent of any member during proceedings of the full Commission. The decision was taken at a meeting of the full Commission which was called specifically to take on board the concerns expressed by Lavasa. Lavasa kept […]

EC: Dissent of Election Commissioners will be recorded

The decision was taken at a meeting of the full Commission which was called specifically to take on board the concerns expressed by Lavasa. New Delhi: In a victory of sorts for Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, the Election Commission (EC) decided to record dissent of any member during proceedings of the full Commission. The decision […]

PM Modi likens his LS campaign to a pilgrimage

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday likened his campaign for this Lok Sabha election to a pilgrimage, saying it stood out from other polls as it was being fought by the people and not the party alone.He made these remarks at a meeting of ministers of his government at the BJP headquarters where […]

Sebi proposes to reduce time for rights issue process

New Delhi: Sebi Tuesday proposed reducing the overall time taken for rights issue to around 31 days as well as make the application and allotment process more efficient. Currently, rights issue process takes 55-58 days from the time company decides to launch the issue till listing. “… there is a need to reduce the timelines […]

Home Secretary asks states, UTs to prepare for monsoon

Home Secy called upon the States to undertake capacity building of local bodies, SDRF, Fire Service and Civil Defence. New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba called on the states and Union Territories to step up their preparedness by advance planning and deployment of human, physical and financial resources ahead of the monsoon season, an […]

Congress cadre take out silent processions

Congress cadre on Tuesday took out silent processions in Tiruchi and other towns in Central region to mark the 28th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. A procession from the party’s district unit office to Marakkadai in Tiruchi was led by former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. Mr. Chidambaram administered anti-terrorism pledge to the […]