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No state funding of polls without radical <strong>reforms</strong>: Election Commission

No state funding of polls without radical reforms: Election Commission

23 Mar 2015

New Delhi: Election Commission on Monday opposed the idea of state funding of elections saying unless "radical reforms" are carried out in electoral campaign and political finance, it should not be allowed.

state funding,   polls,   electoral campaign,   Election Commission,  
Barack Obama congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu on <strong>electoral</strong> victory

Barack Obama congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu on electoral victory

20 Mar 2015

Washington: US President Barack Obama has called Benjamin Netanyahu and congratulated him on his electoral victory, days after a poll campaign that witnessed provocative statements from the hawkish Israeli Prime Minister that strained ties between them.

US President,   Barack Obama,   Benjamin Netanyahu,   Israeli Prime Minister,   Obama congratulates Netanyahu,   Israel election ,  
Bills passage signify <strong>reforms</strong>: Venkaiah Naidu

Bills passage signify reforms: Venkaiah Naidu

22 Mar 2015

Chennai: A strong message signifying reforms and revival of economy had been sent out by the passage of important bills covering insurance, coal, mines and minerals in Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.

Venkaiah Naidu,   Budget Session,   Parliament,  Parliamentary Affairs Minister,   Insurance Bill,   Mines and Minerals Bill,   Coal Mines Bill ,  
Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring in police, <strong>electoral</strong> <strong>reforms</strong>

Prominent citizens urge Modi to bring in police, electoral reforms

10 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".

Narendra Modi,   Ram Jethmalani,   police reform,   Election Commission,   Law Commission ,  
Government may extend first half of Budget Session by two days to push key <strong>reforms</strong>

Government may extend first half of Budget Session by two days to push key reforms

18 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The government is open to extending the first half of the ongoing Budget Session by two days if need be and Parliament can meet on March 23 and 24 to pass key reform bills on coal and mines and minerals.

Indian government,   Budget session,   Indian Parliament,   key reform bills,   Land Acquisition Bill,   Rajya Sabha,  
Unreasonable to expect big bang <strong>reforms</strong> in India: Arvind Subramanian

Unreasonable to expect big bang reforms in India: Arvind Subramanian

12 Mar 2015

Washington: In vibrant democracies like India, with multiple veto centres, it is "unreasonable" to expect "big bang reforms", country's top economist has said.

Arvind Subramanian,   India Chief Economic Advisor,   big bang reforms,   Indian economy,  
No reason why India can't resume 8 or 9 percent growth: IMF

No reason why India can't resume 8 or 9 percent growth: IMF

12 Mar 2015

Washington: Calling for a whole set of structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said there is no reason why India could not resume an eight or nine percent or even higher growth rate in the coming years.

International Monetary Fund,   IMF,   India growth,   structural reforms India,   Indian economy ,  
I failed the test of <strong>electoral</strong> politics: Kiran Bedi

I failed the test of electoral politics: Kiran Bedi

16 Feb 2015

New Delhi: In her first detailed response after BJP's humiliating defeat in the Delhi Assembly polls, Kiran Bedi on Monday said that she "failed" the test of electoral politics" despite giving it all her energy and experience.

BJP,   Kiran Bedi,   Kiran Bedi blog,   Kiran Bedi politics,   Delhi election ,  
IMF raises India growth forecast to 7.2 percent for current fiscal

IMF raises India growth forecast to 7.2 percent for current fiscal

11 Mar 2015

Washington: Terming Indian economy a "bright spot" on the global economic landscape, IMF today raised its growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent, even as it called for steps to revitalise the investment cycle and accelerate structural reforms in the country.

Indian economy,   Economic growth,   IMF,   India growth forecast,   India investment,   India reforms,  
Mauritian PM rejects <strong>electoral</strong> <strong>reforms</strong> suggested by UN

Mauritian PM rejects electoral reforms suggested by UN

02 Jan 2014

Port Louis: Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam has virtually rejected the electoral system recommended by the UN, and said "reforms must unite, not divide" the people.

UNCHR,   Mauritius,   Navin Ramgoolam,   UN,   UN Commission on Human Rights,  

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