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Arif Mohammad Khan on Shah Bano case: 'Najma Heptullah was key influence ...
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When Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated and the election in UP was pushed back in 1991, I wrote a letter to PV Narasimha Rao, who had become the party president, offering to withdraw from the Bahraich constituency in case he thought the Congress candidate ...


Times of India

Defence industry would be improved significantly: Manohar Parrikar
Times of India
He said during October, November, December and January there were higher incidents of firing from Pakistani side on the borders along Gujarat, Punjab, Rajasthan and Jammu to support infiltration and disturb preparedness. However, beyond Chenab in ...


The Indian Express

Delimitation order announced: Ahmedabad to have 48 wards
The Indian Express
The Gujarat State Election Commission on Friday declared its primary delimitation order for reorganisation of election wards of municipal corporations of Ahmedabad and Rajkot. With this, out of the six municipal corporations which ... Earlier, each ...
Ward delimitation for Ahmedabad, Rajkot corporations announcedBusiness Standard


Livemint

Anand Bhatia named chairman of EID Parry
Livemint
Last week, the regulator had charged Vellayan with passing on unpublished price-sensitive information on the acquisition of Sabero Gujarat Ltd by group company Coromandel International to some individuals who traded in the shares of Sabero on the basis ...


The Indian Express

May 30, Forty Years Ago: Bihar's Salwa Judum
The Indian Express
The Bihar government said it would arm all able-bodied persons in Bhojpur and Patna districts for self-defence against Naxalites. DIG Shivaji Prasad Sinha said district magistrates had been asked to visit affected villages and issue licences for ...


Business Today

Attracted half a billion dollars worth of investments in Telangana in three ...
Business Today
Telangana today is the only state other than Gujarat which is revenue surplus as per the 14th Finance Commission. Plus, remember, we are very urban. About 41.6 per cent of Telangana is urban thanks largely to Hyderabad and (the adjoining) Ranga Reddy ...



STATE FOCUS: Gujarat officials rise to top of bureaucratic heap
Business Standard
Achal Kumar Joti, who took charge as Election Commissioner this month, is the latest senior appointment from Gujarat. The 1975-batch IAS officer was chief secretary in Gujarat from 2010 to 2013 when Modi was the CM. The appointment is important because ...


Daily News & Analysis

Former Gujarat Chief Secretary Achal K Jyoti takes over as new Election...
Daily News & Analysis
"Jyoti took charge today at the Election Commission of India," a senior official said. Jyoti is a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who retired as state Gujarat Chief Secretary in January 2013. He served in the top post in Gujarat...
Former Chief Secretary of Gujarat Achal K Jyoti appointed as Election...Jagran Post
Achal Jyoti takes charge as election commissionerBusiness Standard
Achal K Jyoti takes over as new Election CommissionerTimes of India
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The Indian Express

Congress retains control over Amul Dairy in Gujarat
The Indian Express
?This is the first election of a dairy union in the state that was held after amendments in the Gujarat Cooperative Societies Act came into effect. Among other changes, the seats were divided on the basis of blocks, each block consisting of around a ...
Cong's Parmar wins polls at Amul DairyBusiness Standard
Amul elections in Kheda district: Ramsinh Parmar continues his holdDeshGujarat


Times of India

Former Gujarat CS, AK Jyoti, appointed as Election Commissioner
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary, was appointed as the Election Commissioner. 62-year-old Jyoti's tenure will commence from the day he assumes his charge, a Law Ministry notification said today. He retired from active ...
Former Gujarat Chief Secy Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed new Election...The Indian Express
Former Gujarat Chief Secretary appointed as Election CommissionerIBNLive
Former Gujarat CS Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed Election CommissionerZee News