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Yechury alleges Modi Govt misusing RBI fund for 'PR Jumla'

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Lashing out at the Narendra Modi government over the ‘misuse’ of constitutional institutions, Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yehury on Tuesday alleged that the government has drained the Reserve Bank of India by taking interim dividend from its resource.
He was referring to the media reports that the RBI is giving 28,000 crore dividend to the government from its interim surplus.
“No institution has been left unscathed by the Modi government. To meet the profilgate ways of this PR-jumla sarkar, the Central bank is now being drained”, Mr Yechury alleged.
The Left party leader also stated that the Modi government is destroying the very basic fundamentals of the democratic governance based on Constitutional morality.
The Central bank has decided to give dividend to the government at its Central Board meeting, which was addressed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Monday
Demand for the interim dividend from RBI had resulted a public standoff between the Central bank and the Modi government, and subsequently it led to the exit of the then Governor Urjit Patel.
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Saradha scam: SC refuses to set up spl bench to hear ex-top cop's plea

21 May 2019 | 12:48 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to set up a special bench to hear former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar's plea, which sought extension of seven day protection from arrest in connection with the Sardha chit fund case.

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Technical snag hits Yellow Line, no trains between Qutub Minar, Sultanpur

Technical snag hits Yellow Line, no trains between Qutub Minar, Sultanpur

21 May 2019 | 12:35 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Delhi Metro train services were disrupted on Yellow Line due to a technical snag on Tuesday morning with train movement being withdrawn between the Qutub Minar and Sultanpur stations.

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PM pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

PM pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:31 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary.

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Ansari, Gandhi family remember Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

Ansari, Gandhi family remember Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:30 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary.

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Sheila, Delhi Congress leaders pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:16 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Former Delhi CM and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary at DPCC office, Rajiv Bhavan here.

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