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Moneylife Digital Team 18 July 2024
After facing massive backlash on social media and fierce criticism from business leaders, the Karnataka government decided to put on hold a bill for Kannadigas for reservation in private companies.   In a statement, the chief minister's office (CMO) says, "The Bill approved by the Cabinet to...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 July 2024
Puja Khedkar, the 2023-batch officer from the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) cadre, belongs to an influential family and has apparently invited more trouble by pushing very hard and misusing her power during her probation period to gain authority and status. Every day, there are new...

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Ten years ago, I had written an article on how many corporate leaders develop an excessive sense of entitlement. That was because I had come across a well-written article on the ‘halo effect’ that is acquired by people when they become leaders. The article elaborated on how they attain a level...

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Debayan Roy (Bar  and   Bench) 08 July 2024
There is no doubt that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) exam (NEET ) held on May 5 was compromised by question paper leak, the Supreme Court said on Monday.   However, the Bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra...

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Aman Singh  and   Udisha Srivastav (IndiaSpend) 28 June 2024
Savita (name changed on request) was shocked to discover that her Urban Company ID had been blocked in February 2023 because she did not meet the monthly target of 40 clients. “My mother-in-law passed away and I took a break of one month from work. I was left without any means of income,” the...

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In corporate management, we often discuss the intricacies of managing our superiors—seeking out mentors and role models to guide us. Especially in the early stages of our careers, there is a powerful temptation to become a mirror image of those we admire. Unconsciously, this can lead to...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 June 2024
Facing ire from students, parents and Opposition parties over alleged discrepancies in competitive exams, the Union government shunted Subodh Singh, the director general (DG) of the national testing agency (NTA).   The government also handed over the probe into irregularities in the national...

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 June 2024
The Supreme Court sought responses from the Union government, the National Testing Agency (NTA) and others on petitions seeking the cancelation of this year's National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) undergraduate (UG) examination 2024, and a court-monitored probe into the alleged...

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Debayan Roy (Bar  and   Bench) 18 June 2024
Amid widespread allegations of paper leak in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) undergraduate exam 2024, the Supreme Court Tuesday said that it was expecting a timely action from the National Testing Agency (NTA).   The vacation bench of Justice Vikram Nath and Justice SVN...

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Debayan Roy (Bar  and   Bench) 14 June 2024
The Central government told the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday that candidates who got less than the allotted time to write the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) undergraduate exam 2024 for medical college admissions will have the option to re-take the exam or forgo grace marks...

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Debayan Roy (Bar  and   Bench) 11 June 2024
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the counselling for admissions of students to the medical colleges over alleged paper leak and irregularities in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) undergraduate (UG) examination 2024.    A vacation bench of justice Vikram Nath and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 10 June 2024
A lawyer representing 10 candidates who appeared for the national eligibility cum entrance test (NEET) 2024 has written to the Supreme Court registry seeking an urgent listing of their writ petition for an investigation into the question paper leak, results of the examination. The plea also...

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Moneylife Digital Team 10 June 2024
Following widespread protests by students and a demand for investigation monitored by the Supreme Court, the Union ministry of education has announced the setting up of a panel to reassess the results of 1,563 students who received grace marks in this year's national eligibility cum entrance...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 June 2024
Calling the paper leak issues and the results of this year's national eligibility cum entrance test (NEET) announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) as a ‘betrayal of the hard work and dreams of millions of students’, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) demanded an investigation...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 June 2024
The results of this year's national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) are full of surprises, including the total number of students who have scored perfect 720 marks, compared with less than five students hitting the mark over the years. Not...

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I was recently asked if I could write an article on, ‘Do you want to be an entrepreneur?’ which could be a summary of my book written many years ago, titled Entrepreneur – You Can Move Mountains.    There are those who choose a steady employee career and will be happy doing this throughout...

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Beyond the many benefits that the corporate umbrella gives us, and which were outlined in a previous article , there are even more that one can list out, like:   Group Insurance  It is a form of group insurance. The individual may perform poorly for some time, but the company goes on. The...

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(This is second part of Lessons from the Past 100: Values and the Manager - Timeless Principles)   #5 A Life without Problems Is Impossible    Most of us are looking for an ideal life, where we will encounter total happiness and contentment without any clouds of sorrow. But this never...

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Shreehari Paliath (IndiaSpend) 24 April 2024
The COVID-19 pandemic has had the most impact on jobs and livelihoods in the last five years. Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the rural jobs programme which guarantees 100 days of work per household, had become a lifeline for millions of rural workers. A majority of...

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The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition to postpone the chartered accountants (CA) intermediate and final examinations due to the Lok Sabha polls in May.   The petition, moved by 27 candidates, proposed shifting the examination dates from May to June to avoid clashes with the election...

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