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  • Lalu’s reaction to exit polls unjustified: Nitish

    Outgoing CM Nitish Kumar has termed the ‘hue and cry’ raised by arch rival RJD chief Lalu Prasad over exit poll surveys as “unjustified” and said whatever be the people’s mandate, it should be acceptable to all. Kumar, who was speaking to newsmen in Patna on Tuesday, said he, like an ordinary citizen, was waiting […]

    Sanction to prosecute Raja did not arise: AG to SC

    The Government has told the Supreme Court that the question of granting sanction for prosecution of former Telecom Minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam did not arise as no complaint was filed before a competent court. Attorney General G E Vahanvati, who was arguing on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on a […]

    Labour laws need to be revisited: PM

    Acknowledging that some labour laws have not yielded the desired results, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said there is a need to revisit some of them which have hurt the growth of employment. “We have enacted several progressive labour laws since independence and some even before that. But it appears that not all these […]

    Stand-off continues, Parliament fails to function again

    With government refusing to yield on demands for JPC into 2G spectrum scam, Parliament could not function for the eighth consecutive day on Tuesday as the Opposition created pandemonium over it. Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day without transacting any substantive business in the wake of unruly scenes […]

    Parliament standoff continues for eighth day

    The standoff in Parliament over a joint Parliamentary probe into the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation continued on Tuesday with the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha adjourning till noon following uproar. As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day, opposition members including those from the BJP, BJD, JD(U), SP were […]

    Labour laws hurting employment growth need to be revisited: PM

    Acknowledging that some labour laws have not yielded the desired results,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said there is a need to revisit some of them which have hurt the growth of employment. “We have enacted several progressive labour laws since independence and some even before that. But it appears that not all these laws […]

    Indian Government on Track to Meet Road Construction Target

    Bangalore : “The government is geared up to meet the target of building 20 km of highways a day. We are currently doing around 12 km a day. By next year, we will have work in progress on over 25, 000 km of highways. I am hopeful that we will soon be able to achieve […]

    Navi Mumbai gets the green signal with riders

    After a year-long tussle between Civil Aviation and Environment Ministries, the Navi Mumbai airport finally got the green signal on Monday but with riders about resettlement of displaced people and development of mangroves around the site. “Today, formally the environmental clearance has been given to the Navi Mumbai Project. The provisions of building the airport […]

    UAE says UNSC permanent seat is India’s ‘right’

    The UAE has came out in strong support of India’s quest for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council, with President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan telling his Indian counterpart Pratibha Patil that this was New Delhi’s “right”. “His Highness (the UAE President) stated that UAE would certainly support India, which had […]

    Orissa govt, Navayuga in pact to build port worth Rs 6,500 cr

    Orissa government on Monday signed a concession agreement with Navayuga Engineering Company to set up a port with a capacity of 25 MTPA, at an investment of Rs 6,500 crore in Puri district. The state government signed the concession agreement, almost two years after concluding a MoU with the Hyderabad- -based developer Navayuga on 12th […]