Leaders of Jharkhand’s ruling JMM-Congress coalition met Governor Ramesh Bais immediately and submitted a memorandum urging him to “clear the air” relating to Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s disqualification by the Election Fee. The leaders mentioned that numerous “leaks from the Governor’s office” had been making a “state of chaos, confusion and uncertainty which vitiates the administration and the governance of the state”. The Governor, nevertheless, assured the leaders that “appropriate action” can be taken to put all confusion at relaxation.
In the meantime, in Delhi, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) V Okay Saxena, accused of corruption by the AAP, hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that he was resorting to ‘diversionary tactics’ and ‘false accusations’. Saxena mentioned he gained’t be stunned if extra such “personal” and “baseless” assaults had been made in opposition to him and his members of the family.
Amidst studies of ongoing tussle between some ministers and their respective heads of departments, and hours after Further Chief Secretary, Residence, Awanish Kumar Awasthi, who held cost of many important departments, retired, Uttar Pradesh witnessed a serious administrative reshuffle of senior IAS officers. Among the many most hanging adjustments, indicating the brand new equations in UP energy corridors, was within the portfolio of Further Chief Secretary (ACS) Navneet Sahgal. Sahgal loses cost of Data, MSME, Khadi and Resham and Handloom Departments, and takes over as ACS, Sports. Maulshree Seth studies.
Collections from Items and Companies Tax (GST) rose 28 per cent to Rs 1.43 lakh crore in August, the Finance Ministry mentioned immediately. Revival in consumption, excessive inflation price, and partial influence of the speed hike choices taken within the forty seventh GST Council assembly, which got here into impact from July 18, together with the broader financial restoration, supported the rise in GST revenues. A have a look at what the elevated revenues signify and what specialists must say.
China’s “arbitrary and discriminatory detention” of Uyghurs and different Muslims in its Xinjiang area might represent crimes in opposition to humanity, the outgoing UN human rights chief mentioned in a report launched on Wednesday. UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who has confronted criticism from some diplomats and rights teams for being too gentle on China, launched the report simply minutes earlier than her four-year time period ended. She visited China in Might. The report mentioned that “serious human rights violations have been committed” in Xinjiang “in the context of the government’s application of counter-terrorism and counter-‘extremism’ strategies”.
Twitter will roll out and take a look at one among its most extremely awaited options: the power to edit one’s tweet after it has been posted. The social media firm mentioned it’s internally testing the edit button and the characteristic that can be rolled out to paid subscribers within the coming weeks.
The ripples of the Congress presidential election, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s title pitched in, are being felt in Rajasthan. Because the supporters of Sachin Pilot – pushed to the margins beneath Gehlot – spot a gap for him, lots of them are talking up. Deep Mukherjee studies.
The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) has made it clear that it’s going to play a task within the Gujarat Meeting polls later this yr, however a few of its leaders don’t appear to be on the identical web page and questions stay about which facet the outfit will veer in the direction of. For now, the choices for PAAS, at the least in Surat, are the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP).
Educator and girls’s rights activist Mary Roy, who handed away on Thursday, was finest identified for the “Mary Roy” case, the extended authorized battle that ensured equal property rights for girls from Kerala’s Syrian Christian households. Denied equal rights to her deceased father’s property, Mary Roy sued her brother, George Isaac, marking the start of a case that’s seen as a milestone in making certain gender justice in India. A have a look at Mary Roy’s plea, and the decision within the case.
The Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) immediately accepted a mortgage of $2.9 billion to Sri Lanka. The island nation, which is battling its worst financial disaster since independence in 1948, witnessed widespread protests earlier this yr that pressured Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign as President, and introduced Ranil Wickremesinghe to energy. Why is Sri Lanka’s economic system in such a large number and the way will the IMF funds assist the nation? We clarify.