Former Uttar Pradesh CM,Mayawati, has said that the large state of Uttar Pradesh should be split into smaller states to facilitate better governance and also supports the formation of Gorkhaland out of West Bengal and Vidarbha out of Maharashtra. The SP is against such splitting of Uttar Pradesh.
Ideally this is a better way for small parties to come to power and remain there for longer period of time because they know the areas of their strong hold in bigger states and good governance is the only sugar-coated pill for splitting states for vested interest.
Crikceter Sreesanth’s name is in Delhi Police chargesheet along with Underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim and his aid Chota Shakeel and stringent Act MCOCA has been invoked on these 3 and 25 other arrested in IPL Betting Case . Bhajji(Harbhajan Singh) may soon have to publicly apologize to Sreesanth ‘bhai’ for the slap he had dropped on Sree Bhai’s face 😀
Andhra Pradesh after a long battle has been split to Telangana and Seemandhra. Some are against this some favour it . Congress has taken this decision prior to 2014 Elections and this move is being considered very strategical by many political critics.
Amendments have been moved to the RTI Act to relieve political parties from being obliged to share details of their funding or how they choose their candidates. the Central Information Commission which ensures the RTI Act is implemented and public queries are answered by government departments, ruled that the six major national parties including the Congress and BJP are public authorities and must respond to RTI applications and in return, parties had argued that they are monitored and accountable for funding and other issues to the Election Commission hence should be exempted from RTI Act .
Akhilesh run SP govt has been severely criticized by the IAS body and retired bureaucrats over suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who had cracked down on the sand mafia in Greater Noida. The opposition parties accused Akhilesh Govt of favouring the sand mafias. They claimed the IAS officer was targeted because she red-flagged illegal sand mining being promoted in the area.