“Such proposal should not be considered in view of above-mentioned reasons as the same is going to have far reaching consequences on the State of Goa. In any case, if any proposal is submitted by Karnataka, we must be given a copy of the same and our objections should also be considered. Kamataka is likely to submit the proposal which may not be even in consonance with the Award of the Tribunal,” Sawant also said. … [Read more...] about Centre orders salinity test of Mahadayi after Goa complains about Karnataka’s projects
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Power and chaos. That’s what made an impression on Takeshi Uchiyamada in Varanasi--forces of nature he contends with as chairman of Toyota Motor Corp., which has been dislodged as the world’s biggest car maker by Volkswagen for the present. Globally, the automobile industry faces disruption in the form of technological innovation from companies such as Google and Apple, while Elon Musk's Tesla has captured the world’s imagination with his electric cars.Visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency as part of the company’s association with the Swachh Bharat initiative, Uchiyamada couldn’t go boating on the Ganga as the waters were too rough, but he did take a quick tour of the iconic Banaras Hindu University as students streamed in for class on Tuesday morning. “I do see a lot of power and a lot of chaos. Everything is together," Uchiyamada told Satish John and Ketan Thakkar in an interview in the temple town. Edited excerpts: Robust … [Read more...] about We are not looking to sell large volumes but to make sure our product answers expectations: Takeshi Uchiyamada
The 1997-98 Asian financial crisis was a turning point. East Asian leaders realized that greater economic integration was necessary to defend the region against global economic turbulences. That China was developing into a global economic heavyweight at the turn of the century was an added advantage－not least because its regional trade volume were increasing rapidly and it was set to join the World Trade Organization in 2001. … [Read more...] about Regional integration project on track
In a relief to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in a cooperative society scam case, the Rajasthan High Court has stayed the additional district judge (ADJ) court order that had directed the magistrate court to send a criminal complaint for further investigation to the Special Operations Group (SOG). … [Read more...] about Sanjivani Cooperative Society scam | Union Minister Shekhawat gets relief
How did the BJP gain support among the votaries of Mandal? Mandal worked by creating fissures in a monolithic Hindu vote bank. The BJP has undermined Mandal by creating further fissures in this vote bank. One place where this strategy has been the most successful is Uttar Pradesh. A look at sub-caste wise vote shares for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the National Election Study conducted by the Centre for Studies of Developing Societies, Lokniti makes this clear. The only sub-castes where the grand alliance of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had an edge vis-a-vis the BJP were Yadavs and Jatavs. These two sub-castes are the primary support base of the SP and the BSP, but put together they only have around 20% share in the state’s population. The BJP had a huge advantage among all other Hindus, including OBCs and SCs. The coming together of the SP and BSP was described as a grand coalition of Mandal. In the end, it was just a coalition of two sub-castes and … [Read more...] about Has Mandir edged out Mandal agenda?