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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019
Moushumi Das Gupta

Moushumi Das Gupta

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Moushumi Das Gupta writes on infrastructure, urban development, water, and gender issues.

articles by Moushumi Das Gupta (1247 results)
Jul 26, 2018 06:47
A BJP leader, on condition of anonymity, said that there is a feeling among some members of the party that the new HQ has not been lucky for it and that the war room for 2019 shouldn’t be located there. read more
Jul 25, 2018 07:23
The vehicle scrapping policy, which was aimed at reducing pollution, was welcomed by vehicle makers because it meant more sales for them. read more
Jul 19, 2018 17:13
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge boycotted the meeting on the grounds that he was being invited as a “special invitee” without any right of participation, recording an opinion or voting. read more
Jul 16, 2018 07:37
The new measure is aimed at ensuring that concerns related to children, who account for 40% of India’s population, are not overlooked in policy planning and implementation. read more
Jul 13, 2018 07:25
Inundated with complaints from parents, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), the country’s apex child rights body, has drafted regulations to put in place a uniform fee framework for unaided private schools. read more
Jul 08, 2018 22:44
Citing the adverse feedback from beneficiaries in the state to the cash-transfer scheme, the Union women and child development ministry has decided to seek PMO’s views on whether the ministry should go ahead with the pilot. read more
Jul 07, 2018 09:55
The government reached out to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge asking him to suggest a date for meeting to discuss appointment of Lokpal. read more
Jul 06, 2018 07:48
At present, it is mandatory to mention the father’s name in PAN (Permanent Account Number) card, which also serves as an identity proof. It is a unique ten digit alphanumeric identity that the Income Tax department allots to each tax payer. read more
Jun 30, 2018 07:40
The Union government had advertised and sought applications for a Joint Secretary (JS) rank, a mid-ranking position usually filled by officers selected through Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exams. read more
Jun 28, 2018 07:52
Under PMAY, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 to provide housing for all by 2022, the Centre provides an interest subsidy on housing loans to the Economically Weaker Section\/Low Income group and Middle Income group. The increased numbers... read more
Jun 27, 2018 06:59
Besides the five metro projects, the Rs 32,000 crore Delhi-Meerut corridor of the proposed Rapid Rail Transit System also got the in-principle nod from the finance ministry. read more
Jun 24, 2018 19:14
The committee to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country will be headed by E Sreedharan. read more
Jun 23, 2018 07:57
A controversy erupted recently after the IIT-Delhi metro station, located just outside the institute’s campus, was named as “FIITJEE-IIT” after DMRC auctioned the naming right of the station to the coaching institute. read more
Jun 18, 2018 23:28
Around 90 countries are signatories to the convention that protects children under 16 from “wrongful removal or retention” by a parent. read more
Jun 18, 2018 07:41
800 to 850 adoption cases are pending in civil and family courts at any given time. read more