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US Senate panel confirms Indian American as federal judge

A key Congressional committee has confirmed the nomination of an Indian American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington, DC. India-born Amit Privardhan Mehta had been......

What is wrong in this man being a governor?

'Judging by the conduct of two governors of Kerala and one governor from Kerala, Congressmen treated Raj Bhavan as a transition point before taking a flight back into active politics,' says T V R......

'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira'

'It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi.' 'The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to......

Obama nominates Indian-American as district court judge

United States President Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian-American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington, DC. Announcing Amit Privardhan Mehta’s......

Exclusive: 'No grey areas with Modi, he is focussed on objectives'

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad believes governance is finally on track. An exclusive chat with Rashme Sehgal. An expansive Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister with joint charge of law and justice and......

Modi has six months to save 'Make in India' drive

A day before Narendra Modi was due to launch his ambitious "Make in India" campaign, India's top court dealt a hefty blow to the Prime Minister's manufacturing drive. The Indian Supreme Court has......

FM refuses to rule out sovereign bonds

A sovereign bond float continued to be among the range of options to address the current account deficit (CAD), Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday, even as former Finance Minister......

US immigration bill to reduce deficit by $175 bn in 10 years

The US immigration bill, which is awaiting passage by the Senate, will reduce the American budgetary deficit by $175 billion in 10 years, an independent Congressional report has said. The......

Hope dims for H-1B visa holders' spouses

Hopes are fading that the immigration reform bill will allow H-1B visa holders’ spouses who are on H-4 status to work legally in the United States.“They would only be able to apply for......

COLUMN: Are we reinventing journalism?

An FTC discussion paper proposes radical measures such as tightening copyright laws to prevent search engines from showing news search results without paying the newspaper concerned, and enabling......

Hope IOC assists India to return to Olympic fold: Jitendra

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh asked the International Olympic Committee to "assist" in bringing India back into the Olympic fold and said that the country is at "crossroads" as far as sports......

Serie A club Napoli's offices raided by finance police

Italian finance police raided Serie A club Napoli's head offices on Wednesday, taking away a number of documents in an investigation into possible foul play. Four officers from the finance police,......

IOA welcomes FIH's decision to conduct Olympics Qualifiers

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) welcomed FIH's decision to conduct next year's Olympic Qualifiers in India and said by recognising only Hockey India as the National Federation for the sport, the......

HI-IHF pact 'bizarre live-in relationship': IOA

Calling the working agreement between Hockey India and the Indian Hockey Federation a "bizarre live-in relationship", IOA acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday said the two federations......

Federer eases past friend Melzer into Wimbledon quarters

Six-times champion Roger Federer showed a ruthless streak against one of his best friends on tour when he destroyed Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 for a place in the quarter-finals at......

  People speak for federal judiciary

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Q. In what respect the Indian federal system is similar to that of the United States?(a) Method of distribution of powers between centre and the States (b) Procedure of creation of new states (c) Position of judiciary(d) Representation of States in the upper house of the federal legislature
Octopus:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-what-respect-the-indian-federal-system-is-similar-to-that/22427257/answers/

Octopus
Q. President of India today is too ceremonial; in times of crisis such as what is being faced by Indians with corruption at the highest levels this would be an appropriate measure. If this is done then there is no need for another office called "Lokpal (Ombudsman)" Indian President should take over Powers to control corruption charges at Federal level (including, Legislature, Armed Forces, Judiciary) through investigative arms like CVC, CBI & at State levels through Governors & Lokayuktas. Like PM of India President of India is also indirectly elected by the people of India. -Discuss
Octopus:  A. Yes but it is said that our President also works at the instructions of Congress supremo.... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/president-of-india-today-is-too-ceremonial-in-times-of-crisi/22427257/answers/20210488

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. After the second world war, 200 + countries got independence. In 1947, India had more than 600 independent states; in a very short time and without much of blood letting, they were assimilated in the body of Indian state. Like India, no other country has got democracy, freedom of speech and independent judiciary and that too with a Billion people. In addition, we are the second fastest growing economy after China. Do you feel that very few Indians appreciate such great achievements of the founding fathers of our country?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. gotta to love the PEOPLE I agree 20000% on every count, the diversity here's awesome, but not the system. Decentralization is a BAD idea,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/after-the-second-world-war-200--countries-got-independence.-/20210481/answers/15702778

Sankar  Mitra
Q. what are the duties of Election Commissioners in India....?
Sankar Mitra:  A. The commission presently consists of a Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners,appointed by the president.The Election...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-duties-of-election-commissioners-in-india..../15629107/answers/14274619

  Web results for Federal Judiciary
Seeks to end bad road behaviour

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has come up with Draft Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. Last month, the opportunity to... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-pros-and-cons-of-draft-road-transport-and-safety-bill-2014-2038532
International Franchise Association Adds Seasoned Senior-Level Executives to Help Protect Franchises

The International Franchise Association has added two seasoned government relations and public policy professionals to its team as the industry... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/international-franchise-association-adds-seasoned-senior-level-executives-help-protect-franchises/
Democratic Policy Chair Sen. Charles Schumer to Diagnose What Went Wrong for Democrats in 2014, What Lies Ahead for 2016 At National Press Club Newsmaker

From the Wires Nov. 24, 2014 10:27 AM WASHINGTON , Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Democratic Policy Chair Charles Schumer... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3239817
Lack of Transparency in the Recruitment of Regular Principals

Violation of UGC Regulations, 2010 and : FEGOCTA Federation of Government College Teachers Associations, Manipur (FEGOCTA) held an Emergency... ...

http://e-pao.net/epSubPageSelector.asp?src=Lack_of_Transparency_in_Recruitment_of_Regular_Principals_20141123&ch=news_section&sub1=Press_Release&sub2=Press_Release_2014
US Senate committee confirms Indian-American as federal judge

A key Congressional committee has confirmed the nomination of an Indian-American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-senate-committee-confirms-indian-american-as-federal-judge-114112200103_1.html

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