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In Kerala, all political parties are for women MLAs, but only in principle
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In Kerala, all political parties are for women MLAs, but only in principle

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Women MLAs have never exceeded 10% of the Kerala Legislative Assembly in its 64-year political history. Kerala elected the highest number of women MLAs in 1996-13. Since 2001, this percentage has hovered around 5%, but in 1967 and 1977, only one woman was elected to the Kerala Vidhan Sabha. In […]

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LS passes Bill that seeks to clarify that 'govt' in Delhi means 'L-G'
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LS passes Bill that seeks to clarify that ‘govt’ in Delhi means ‘L-G’

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands A bill that seeks to make it clear that the “government” in Delhi means the “Lieutenant Governor” was passed by Lok Sabha on Monday amidst strong opposition from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party which said that the legislation is “unconstitutional”. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said […]

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‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, 88, is BJP’s CM candidate in Kerala
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‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, 88, is BJP’s CM candidate in Kerala

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands E Sreedharan, popularly known as the ‘Metro Man’, would be Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) chief minister candidate for the upcoming Kerala Assembly elections. BJP state president K Surendran announced the decision on March 4. A list of the candidates would be announced soon, he said. Sreedharan, the 88-year-old engineer behind […]

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Ram Vilas Paswan: The man who predicted which side the political wind blew

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands In Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s death, the country has lost a mausam vaigyanik or ‘weather vane’ of politics. Perhaps no other leader was able to successfully predict the directions of political winds before taking the future course of action, like he was. Among the first to condole the death was Paswan’s friend-turned-adversary Lalu […]

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Japan’s ruling LDP to hold leadership vote on Sept 14 to pick Abe successor

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party  will almost certainly become prime minister because of its majority in the lower house of parliament, replacing Shinzo Abe who on Friday said he was stepping down for health reasons. Public broadcaster NHK said the contest was likely to place around September 13 to 15. […]

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Unlock 4.0: Delhi Metro receives nod to resume services from September 7

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on August 29 gave the go-ahead for reopening of metro rail services with effect from September. The Metro rail will be allowed to operate with effect from September 7 in a graded manner, the Unlock 4 guidelines issued by the MHA said. Chief Minister Arvind […]

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U.S. Economy

Trump replaces campaign manager amid slide in opinion polls

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Donald Trump demoted his longtime campaign manager on Wednesday, a move aimed at shoring up his re-election bid as he trails Democratic candidate Joe Biden in opinion polls less than four months before the Nov. 3 vote. In a Facebook post, Trump said campaign manager Brad Parscale would be replaced by […]

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Covid-19
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U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world’s No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases. The travel ban was a blow to right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has followed the example of U.S. […]

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U.S. coronavirus cases top 1.5 million, infections rise in some southern states

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States exceeded 1.5 million on Monday, as total deaths caused by the new coronavirus approached 90,000. Most U.S. states reported a drop in new cases of the respiratory illness for the week ended May 17, with only 13 states seeing a rise in […]

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Fed's Powell calls
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In nod to grim U.S. outlook, Fed’s Powell calls for more fiscal support

By Administrator_Inida Capital Sands The head of the Federal Reserve warned on Wednesday of an “extended period” of weak economic growth, vowed to use the U.S. central bank’s power as needed, and called for additional fiscal spending to stem the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Fed Chair Jerome Powell issued his sober review of an […]

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