GST is publicity stunt: Ambedkar

Indore: Former MP and prominent Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley imposed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the country so that their names could be recorded in the history. Ambedkar had been invited to `Janvedna Rally’ of Congress at Mhow — the birthplace of his grandfather, BR Ambedkar — in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. “I want to know the shortcomings of …

HC reserves its order on Mishra’s plea

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a petition by Water Resources, Public Relations and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra challenging the disqualification of his election by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Earlier, Mishra defended himself in the Gwalior Bench of the Court today in view of the strike by lawyers. Though his advocates arrived in the court premises, other agitating lawyers prevented them from entering into the Court. …