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Remembering 26/11: “Sometimes we are never prepared”: General manager, Central Railways

Arti Ghargi

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The terrorist attack of 26/11 shook the entire country. The CST railway station, one of the most busiest station in Mumbai still bears the marks of the bloody history. Ten years on, as the security arrangements changed? Are we better prepared for an attack like this? Here’s what General manager, Central Railways says: “We learnt it hard ways; sometimes we are never prepared”:

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22 lakh voters reportedly missing from Telangana electoral list!!

Anusha Bhattacharya

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As the state of Telangana went to polls for a new Assembly on 7th of december, a controversy arose with a number of people complaining that their names had been deleted from the electoral rolls. It has been reported that around 22 lakh names have been allegedly removed and mostly from the Greater Hyderabad area. This problem did not arise out of the blue. The Opposition in the state along with activists have been raising concerns of mass deletions from the voter list since 2015..Even while the Election Commission apologised for the mass deletion, it did not explain why they were carried out in the first place.

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India benefited with Urjit Patel’s scholarship : FM Arun Jaitley

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Arun Jaitley

New Delhi | Following the resignation of Dr. Urjit Patel from the post of RBI Governor Arun Jaitley thanked Patel for his services by expressing gratitude for his services.

Taking on Twitter Jaitley wrote,”The Government acknowledges with deep sense of appreciation the services rendered by Dr. Urjit Patel to this country both in his capacity as the Governor and the Deputy Governor of The RBI. It was a pleasure for me to deal with him and benefit from his scholarship”. He further added,”I wish Dr. Patel all the very best and many more years of public service”.

Urjit Patel on Monday resigned from the post of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor. Patel’s three year team was to end in September 2019. Patel is also the first RBI governor to resign since 1990.

Submitting his resignation, Urjit Patel cited personal reasons and stepped down with immediate effect. He said, “On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately. It has been my privilege and honour to serve in the Reserve Bank of India in various capacities over the years,” Urjit Patel said in a statement. “The support and hard work of RBI staff, officers and management has been the proximate driver of the Bank’s considerable accomplishments in recent years. I take this opportunity to express gratitude to my colleagues and Directors of the RBI Central Board, and wish them all the best for the future,” he added.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel earlier appeared before a parliamentary panel to brief on demonetisation and NPA situation in the public sector banks, among other issues. The RBI Governor appeared before the panel days after the central bank’s face-off with the finance ministry over issues ranging from appropriate size of reserves to be maintained by RBI to easing of lending norms for small and medium enterprises.

 

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Urjit Patel is a professional with impeccable integrity: PM Modi

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New Delhi: After the resignation of RBI governor Urjit Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Patel for his service as the RBI governor.

He wrote on Twitter,” Dr. Urjit Patel is an economist of a very high calibre with a deep and insightful understanding of macroeconomic issues. He steered the banking system from chaos to order and ensured discipline. Under his leadership, the RBI brought financial stability”.

Further he again wrote,” Dr. Urjit Patel is a thorough professional with impeccable integrity. He has been in the Reserve Bank of India for about 6 years as Deputy Governor and Governor. He leaves behind a great legacy. We will miss him immensely”.

Urjit Patel on Monday resigned from the post of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor. Patel’s three-year team was to end in September 2019. Patel is also the first RBI governor to resign since 1990.

Submitting his resignation, Urjit Patel cited personal reasons and stepped down with immediate effect. He said, “On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately. It has been my privilege and honour to serve in the Reserve Bank of India in various capacities over the years,” Urjit Patel said in a statement. “The support and hard work of RBI staff, officers and management has been the proximate driver of the Bank’s considerable accomplishments in recent years. I take this opportunity to express gratitude to my colleagues and Directors of the RBI Central Board, and wish them all the best for the future,” he added.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel earlier appeared before a parliamentary panel to brief on demonetisation and NPA situation in the public sector banks, among other issues. The RBI Governor appeared before the panel days after the central bank’s face-off with the finance ministry over issues ranging from appropriate size of reserves to be maintained by RBI to easing of lending norms for small and medium enterprises.

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