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  • Govt approves increase of Rs 10,000 in MP allowances

    The Govt has approved an increase of ten thousand rupees in the allowances of Members of Parliament, earlier the Cabinet hiked the salaries of MPs from 16 thousand rupees per month to 50 thousand rupees. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the Cabinet on Monday morning, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said the […]

    Orissa CM to meet PM over Posco &Vedanta issues

    Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik has said, he would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and apprise him of the state’s concern over Posco and Vedanta issues. He was talking to reporters in Bhubaneshwar on Sumday before laving for New Delhi. Sources said in New Delhi that the Orissa Chief Minister would raise all the […]

    Nicol Tamang yet to be traced, case filed against him

    A case has been filed against Nicol Tamang, the prime accused in the murder of All India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang, after he escaped from CID custody in Pintail village near Siliguri even as efforts were on to trace him. “Nicol is yet to be found. All police stations in Darjeeling district have been […]

    Fresh trouble for N-bill; Left, BJP slam govt for amendments

    After being moved in Parliament, the Nuclear Liability Bill on Sunday ran into fresh trouble with the BJP and the Left parties slamming the government for “diluting” the suppliers’ liability through changes in the draft legislation. The BJP and the Left parties have apprehensions over an amendment in the Bill which they feel protects foreign […]

    4 children die after being given vaccines in UP, Centre sends team

    At least four children died on Saturday after being administered anti-measle and other vaccines during a government immunisation drive in Mohanlalganj area on the city outskirts, prompting authorities to suspend five medical staff. Union Health Ministry will send a two-member team toLucknow to probe the deaths, a senior official said in New Delhi, adding that “most stringent […]

    Key accused in Gorkha League prez’s murder case flees from custody

    Nicol Tamang, main accused in the murder of All India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang, on Sunday escaped from CID custody in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district, police said. Tamang was arrested on 16th August and kept in CID custody at Pintal village near Siliguri after he was produced in Darjeeling district court the next day, […]

    Curfew imposed in Trehgam; in force in parts of Srinagar

    Curfew was clamped in Trehgam town of Kupwara district on Sunday even as the restrictions remained in force in major parts of Srinagar and Bijbehara town of south Kashmir in the wake of a call for shutdown by the separatists. “Curfew was clamped in Trehgam town of Kupwara district as a precautionary measure,” police said. […]

    Yamuna crosses danger mark, people evacuated

    The water level of Yamuna River has crossed the danger level due to incessant rains in New Delhi in the last three days, forcing the government to evacuate people living in low-lying areas along its bank. The river crossed the danger level of 204.83 metres on Friday evening and now it is flowing 11 cm […]

    Women’s bill to be brought in LS soon: Govt

    The much-awaited women’s reservation bill will be brought to the Lok Sabha soon while the amendments to the proposed bill are required to meet the demands of various parties. “The Women’s Reservation Bill will be a reality soon under the Chairmanship of Madam Speaker. Any amendment will also be taken up at a subsequent period. […]

    Bill to provide voting rights to NRIs

    A bill to provide voting rights to Indians living abroad was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Saturday, with the government saying it would enable NRIs to participate in their home country’s democratic process, which was their “legitimate” wish. Moving the Representation of People (Amendment) Bill 2010, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily explained the details regarding […]