After being perceived to be scrambling for business in its first full Parliament session in July-August, the NDA government is gearing up to be fully prepared much ahead of the winter session. There too, a long list of business is pending before the government.
The Leftist All India Students’ Association has swept all four seats in the Jawaharlal Nehru Student Union elections but saw a major cut in its vote share as the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad gained major ground in the left-dominated university.
Electronic voting machines will soon carry photos of all poll hopefuls to curb the age-old electoral practice of confusing voters by fielding dummy candidates with similar names.
Ministers and bureaucrats may soon be barred from using Gmail, Yahoo or any other email facility that has servers hosted outside India for any official communication. A new draft email policy makes services by the NIC mandatory for government work.
A teacher committed suicide after being ridiculed at a village reconciliation meeting and asked to pay Rs. one lakh for allegedly having illicit relations with a married woman at Sagardighi in Murshidabad district on Sunday.