The Congress on September 11, constituted election committees for Chhattisgarh assembly polls, with Kumari Selja appointed convener of the Core Committee and Charan Dass Mahant chairperson of the Election Campaign Committee. Other members of the seven-member Core Committee are chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, President of Chhattisgarh Congress Deepak Baij, deputy chief minister T S Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu and Shiv Kumar Sahariya. Chattisgarh… read-more
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In a relief or Hajj pilgrimage, the Telangana Hajj Committee announced extension of first installment payment date. The announcement came as per the direction of the Chief Executive Officer of Hajj Committee of India Mohammad Yaqoob Shaikh. The first installment payment with all the additional documents is now could be done by April 15. However, the necessary documents need to be submitted to the committee by April 18.
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Aiming to curb rising domestic inflation in India, the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee, held a meeting, to discuss various monetary policies. The six-member panel commenced the meeting on August 3, which will issue a revision of the interest rate hike, which is currently at 4.90%. Furthermore, the outcome of the recently concluded RBI Monetary Policy Committee will be announced in a press conference, on August 5.
Rohit Sharma has been named as the Indian Test Captain for the upcoming Sri Lanka Test series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) made an official announcement on February 19. The BCCI committee chairman Chetan Sharma, confirmed Rohit Sharma as the captain. Other members of Sri Lankan squad are Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli, Mayank Agarwal, Shubhman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Rishab Pant, KS Bharath, R Jadeja and others.
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The Supreme Court formed a panel to probe the PM Modi Security breach issue, on January 12. Headed by former SC Judge Indu Malhotra, the panel include Director General of NIA, Registrar of Haryana and Punjab High Courts and Director General of Security of Punjab. The Apex Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Surya Kant ordered independent probe by the formed committee.
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The Supreme Court on October 27 decided to form a three-member committee to probe the ''falsity and discover the truth'' of the Pegasus spyware matter. The committee will be headed by former SC Judge RV Raveendran. The Court also said that it is a matter of ''Right to Privacy violation'' and it ''needs to be examined''. Reportedly, the government is accused of spying on eminent personalities using Israeli spyware Pegasus.
As per reports, the three-member committee appointed by Supreme Court to assess controversial farm laws has submitted its report in a sealed envelope on March 19. The committee consulted with 85 farmer organisations to derive solutions. However, one of the committee members and agricultural economist Anil Ghanvat refused to comment on details by stating it as a "confidential process". Appointed on January 11, the committee also included Ashok… read-more
Amid rising cases of wild animal attacks resulting damages to crops and human habitations, the Telangana government ordered a ten-member committee to recommend measures for human-animal conflict mitigation. Additionally, the panel will revise the existing compensation package and suggest guidelines for settling applications against human death / injury, cattle kills and crop damages. Chaired by the Forest Minister, the committee has been… read-more
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The Odisha High Court on February 27 instituted a three-member committee resuming inquiry into rising mortality rates of the Olive Ridley turtles. Acknowledging media reports as PIL, the Odisha High Court had recently issued notices to the state government, demanding adequate measures towards conserving the endangered turtles. Reletadely, the committee would consult with stakeholders and verify their compliance with HC's directions. The HC… read-more
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Aiming to break the impasse, the Supreme Court-appointed committee is planning to set-up a platform for the discontented farmers to submit their views on the three contentious farm laws. "Even an individual farmer can submit his/her views on the portal to be notified soon," said one of the members of the committee after January 19 meeting. Moreover, it will also soon invite all the stakeholders in the matter for deliberation to draft its… read-more
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