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  • Parliament paralysed for 18 working days on 2G issue

    Parliament remained paralysed for the 18th working day on Tuesday with no solution in sight to the impasse on the Opposition demand for JPC, raising the spectre of the entire winter session going waste. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar right from the time they assembled, first leading to an hour-long adjournment and […]

    Probe into illegal mining near Goa wildlife sanctuary

    Goa govt has initiated an inquiry into the alleged mining operation near Netravali wildlife sanctuary in South Goa which has been on despite permit rejection from the Environment and Forest Ministry. State Wildlife Warden Shashi Kumar said the forest department has demanded a probe into whether mining activity by M/s A X Poi Palondicar, adjacent […]

    Govt to decide on JPC: DMK

    The DMK has left it to the Government to decide whether or not to constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the 2G spectrum allocation, saying it would abide by the decision. “We will sail along with the Government,” DMK Parliamentary Party leader T R Baalu told reporters in New Delhi on Tuesday when asked […]

    Parliament adjourns till noon on 2G issue

    Parliament could not take up the Question Hour for the 18th day on Tuesday and adjourned till noon amid vociferous demands for a JPC probe into alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation. The Opposition put up a show of unity in demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the alleged 2G scam and trooped […]

    Sarkozy arrives in Mumbai; to pay homage to 26/11 victims

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy will pay homage to victims of the 26/11 terror attacks and also address business leaders in the country’s financial capital on Tuesday. Sarkozy, who along with his wife Carla Bruni arrived Mumbai on the last leg of his four-day India visit, is first scheduled to pay a visit to the Police […]

    Jagan to launch new political party

    Days after quitting Congress as well as Lok Sabha, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy announced that he will launch a new political party in Andhra Pradesh in 45 days. The former Congress MP also told his supporters in his home town Pulivendula near in Kadapa on Tuesday that the 2014 Assembly elections in the state would […]

    India wants more say for General Assembly in selection of UNSG

    India on Tuesday said the General Assembly must have a greater say in the process of selection and appointment of the United Nations Secretary General. “The (General) Assembly must have a greater say in the process of selection of the secretary general,” India’s permanent representative to the U.N. Hardeep Singh Puri said in his address […]

    Ramesh appeals US to act ‘before we are all dead’

    Maintaining that US’ response to climate change is “disappointing”, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh appealed America to better its emission reduce commitment before it was too late for the global community. Ramesh expressed deep concern about the US offer to reduce carbon emissions by 17 per cent from 2005 levels by 2020, which he said worked […]

    SC seeks earnest impementation of police reform directions

    The Supreme Court on Monday said that its directives and orders on police reforms have to be implemented earnestly and cannot be held in “limbo”. “We want all our directions to be implemented,” a special bench of Chief Justice S H Kapadia told the chief secretaries of West Bengal, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh who […]

    PM convenes meeting to discuss NAC proposal on food bill

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has convened a meeting of senior ministers on Tuesday to discuss the recommendations of the National Advisory Council on the Food Security Bill. The meeting would be attended by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, Home Minister P Chidambaram along with Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and head of […]