The Centre on Monday announced that the Fifteenth Finance Commission would be headed by former Secretary to the government of India N.K. Singh. The panel, which is to make its recommendations for the five years beginning April 1, 2020, will include Shaktikanta Das, former Economic Affairs Secretary and Anoop Singh, adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
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It is a shame that the goal to eradicate child labour by 2025 seems elusive Two years after governments set a 2025 target to end child labour, delegates from 100 nations at a recent conference in Buenos Aires were told that they will miss the deadline. The implication is also that realising the objective could
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The Islamabad stand-off shows how the nature of democratic politics in Pakistan is changing Around three thousand unarmed men, of a recently founded group, the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY), have been able to close down key parts of Pakistan’s main cities, which include Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. On account of state action taken against
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Says every organ of the state should remain within its space and do its duty under the Constitution Paying homage to the members of the Constituent Assembly on the occasion of National Law Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the balance of power among the executive, the legislature and the judiciary had been
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‘Strong willpower required to control law and order and not a draconian law’ Raising apprehension about the misuse of PCOCA (Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act) legislation which the ruling Punjab government intends to bring soon, Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday asked government not to go ahead with
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