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  • Rahul to fix Sonia meet for village headwoman

    Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday assured a village headwoman that he would fix a meeting for her with Sonia Gandhi to take up the killing of her husband during the panchayat polls and took her mobile number with a promise to call back. Continuing with his meeet the masses programme, the AICC general secretary also counselled Kamla […]

    Govt receives 1400 complaints in implementation of MNREGA

    Government has received over 1400 complaints relating to misappropriation and diversion of funds and corruption in the implementation of the ambitious Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act from across the country. Ministry of Rural Development, the nodal agency responsible for implementing the scheme, has received the complaints from different parts of the country. “The […]

    66 killed in building collapse, owner arrested

    The collapse of a four-storey building in a congested locality in East Delhi in which 66 people were killed fuelled a blame game between the Delhi Govt and the MCD on what led to the worst such disaster in recent times. The owner of the four-storeyed building which collapsed in east Delhi was arrested on […]

    CAG faults DoT for failing to recover Rs 679 cr penalty

    Government auditor CAG has pulled up the telecom ministry for not recovering Rs 679 crore as penalty or liquidated damages from six new operators for missing the network roll-out schedule as per the licence. Out of 122 Unified Access Service (UAS) licences awarded in 2008, as many as 85 licences were given to the six new […]

    CAG indicts Raja for allotting spectrum in non-transparent way

    In a scathing criticism of former Telecom Minister A Raja for favouring industrial houses including Anil Ambani group, government auditor CAG on Tuesday said he alloted spectrum ignoring the Prime Minister’s advice and caused a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore. Among the other industrial houses that benefited from Raja’s 2G spectrum policy were Unitech, […]

    All party meet fails to end deadlock over 2G issue

    An all party meeting held in the capital over opposition’s demand for a JPC probe into the allocation of 2G spectrum failed to end the stalemate, the meeting was attended by representative of all the parties, however another such meeting is likely on Thursday. The meeting held over lunch was convened by Union Finance Minister […]

    India, China hold 4th round of strategic dialogue

    India and China on Tuesday held their fourth round of strategic dialogue to discuss a host of issues such as New Delhi’s concerns relating to issuance of stapled visas by Beijing for Kashmiris and its bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who headed the Indian delegation, held […]

    CAG report on 2G spectrum allocation tabled in Parliament

    Government on Tuesday tabled in Parliament the CAG report on 2G spectrum allocation, whose reported extracts have created a political storm and led to the resignation of Telecom Minister A Raja. The report was placed in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha amid uproar by the Opposition which demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into […]

    2G Spectrum issue derails Parl business; Lok Sabha adjourned for 2 days

    Lok Sabha on tuesday adjourned till 18th Nov  as members cutting across party lines trooped to the well, intensifying their demand for a JPC probe into alleged scam in 2G spectrum allocation, and raising various other issues. Girija Vyas announced the adjournment motion in Lok Sabha today.

    India welcomes exclusion of J-K from UN’s agenda

    India has welcomed the reported exclusion of Jammu and Kashmir from the list of unresolved international disputes. “It has been reported that UN has dropped Kashmir from the list of unresolved disputed. I think, if this step has been taken, I welcome it,” Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur told reporters in New […]