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Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Aloke Tikku

Aloke Tikku


Aloke Tikku has covered internal security, transparency and politics for Hindustan Times. He has a keen interest in legal affairs and dabbles in data journalism.

articles by Aloke Tikku (1511 results)
Dec 15, 2016 14:00
The Parliament erupted in protests on Thursday after the treasury benches pushed for a debate on the AgustaWestland chopper scam in the Lok Sabha to counter the Opposition that seemed to have agreed to a debate on demonetisation without voting. read more
Dec 14, 2016 19:19
Rahul Gandhi claimed on Wednesday that he had “personal information” about corruption by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s lawmakers did not allow him to speak in the Lok Sabha. read more
Dec 14, 2016 06:43
Banking officials, many of whom are under the scanner for possible fraud involving new currency notes, accounted for more than 50% of public servants penalised by vigilance officers over the past five years. read more
Nov 30, 2016 18:05
The Centre announced on Wednesday a committee of chief ministers headed by Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to come up with a roadmap for implementing the digital payments system in India. read more
Nov 29, 2016 18:16
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) dragged its feet for two months on filing an FIR for a leak of the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination question paper in August, prompting concerns that the commission had tried to play down its implication... read more
Nov 27, 2016 01:07
The Supreme Court this week framed rules to reimburse the salary of one domestic help hired by a retired Chief Justice of India and SC judges. read more
Nov 24, 2016 00:34
Dealing a blow to counterfeit currency was one of the three objectives outlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he announced the decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes on November 8. read more
Nov 23, 2016 22:38
Another round of tug-of-war between the Delhi government and Centre is likely after the recent reshuffle. read more
Nov 22, 2016 00:10
The government provided on Monday a breather for borrowers saddled with the cash crunch in the country, giving additional 60 days to repay home, car, farm and other loans worth up to Rs 1 crore. read more
Nov 18, 2016 22:33
The Reserve Bank of India on Friday evening waived charges for cash withdrawal from specified points of sale merchants and doubled the daily limit for withdrawal in cities and metros to Rs 2,000 to ease pressure on banks. read more
Nov 10, 2016 12:35
When former prime minister Morarji Desai declared high denomination currency notes illegal in 1978, a little over Rs 125 crore of such notes came into the banking system. But the remaining Rs 20 crore stacked up in black was lost. read more
Nov 09, 2016 13:44
Nearly 80% of people had backed a move to replace Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes to deal a blow to the black economy and corruption, a citizen engagement platform said on Wednesday. read more
Nov 08, 2016 00:36
Corrupt officials are often good at their work, creative enough to come up with ingenious ways to make money and willing to brazen it out if caught. read more
Nov 04, 2016 11:53
More than 11,000 non-government organisations have lost their foreign funding registration because they did not apply for renewal of licence by June-end, the home ministry announced. read more