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Tuesday, April 2, 2013


रुपये के बहुचर्चित नए प्रतीक के पीछे भ्रष्टाचार का एक कम चर्चित पक्ष भी है और एक बिल्कुल ही नई किस्म का यह भ्रष्टाचार सिर्फ रुपये के प्रतीक तक ही सीमित नहीं है, राहुल कोटियाल की रिपोर्ट


'भारतीय रुपये के प्रतीक चिह्न का निर्माता कौन है?'- सामान्य ज्ञान की किताबों से लेकर कई प्रतियोगिताओं और परीक्षाओं में आपका भी सामना शायद इस सवाल से हो चुका होगा. यदि आपने इस प्रश्न का जवाब 'डी उदया कुमार' दिया होगा तो आपको पूरे अंक भी मिले होंगे. लेकिन यदि आपको यह बताया जाए कि यह चिह्न तो उदया कुमार से बहुत पहले ही किसी दूसरे व्यक्ति ने बना लिया था तो क्या तब भी आप मानेंगे कि इस प्रश्न का सही जवाब उदया कुमार ही होना चाहिए? Read More

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Delhi HC Direct Center To Form Uniform Guidelines For Public Competitions : Judgment

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, on 30.01.2013, in W.P. (c) 2449/2012 titled Rakesh Kumar Singh Vs. Union of India (PIL) filed through lawyer Kamal Kumar Pandey, listed before the Division bench of Hon’ble Chief Justice and V.K.Jain J., taking cognizance of and in view of the irregularities and arbitrariness involved in Public Competitions (Indian Rupee, UIDAI, I Mark, Indian railway for Common Wealth, RTI) for designing Symbols/Logos or designing Logos by other methods of important national bodies/institutions, directed all the ministries of the Government of India to formulate/prepare guidelines to ensure transparency, wider participation of public and also that such guidelines should be of uniform nature and in uniformity with each others.
Hon’ble Delhi High Court Judgment :
 
 

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