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  • CPI(M) flays hike in petrol prices

    The CPI(M) on Monday opposed the latest increase in petrol price and demanded scrapping of de-regulation of petroleum pricing as it feared it would open the way for successive hikes. The party noted that public sector oil companies hiked petrol prices by 70 to 72 paise per litre, less than a month after raising it […]

    Sonia attacks Nitish Govt for failing to utilise central funds

    After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has accused the Nitish Kumar government of not properly utilising Central funds. “The Centre has provided crores and crores of rupees to the state under various centrally-sponsored schemes… but it is unfortunate that there are reports of corruption,” Gandhi told an election rally in Kishanganj on […]

    Mayawati to meet PM Today, seek spl package for flood relief

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday to seek a special package for flood hit districts of the state. This will be her first meeting with the Prime Minister since August 2009, when she had met him to demand a special package to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the […]

    Karnataka HC to hear petition of 5 independents MLAs Today

    The Karnataka High Court will commence on Monday the final hearing on the petition filed by five independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the State Assembly. They were disqualified by Assembly Speaker K G Boppaiah along with 11 BJP MLAs for anti party activities on 10th October just before the first floor test of Yeddyurappa […]

    Andhra Pradesh CM writes to FM, RBI on regulating MFIs

    The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the Centre to intervene in the matter of regulaion of microfinance institutions whose greedy lending practises in the state forced a large number of poor borrowers to commit suicide during the last six months. In the letter to Mukherjee, the Chief Minister said the state government issued an Ordinance […]

    Bombay HC turns into fortress for Kasab’s hearing Today

    A thick security blanket has been thrown in and around the Bombay High Court which will hear from Monday the arguments on confirmation of death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab for his role in 26/11 attacks. Kasab, who has challenged his conviction and sentence, is currently reading holy ‘Koran’ in a bomb and […]

    GoM to meet over CWG 2010 row

    With the Delhi Commonwealth Games coming to a successful completion a few days back, the government and concerned agencies are getting down to find out what went wrong in the run up to the games. The Group of Ministers (GoM) Commonwealth Games headed by Union Urban Affairs Minister Jaipal Reddy will meet on Monday for […]

    Kalmadi castigates Sheila for criticizing CWG Organisors

    Suresh Kalmadi,  Chairman,  Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi on Sunday issued a press release accusing Delhi Chief Minister Mrs Sheila Dikshit of  casting aspirations on the CWG organisors. The full text of the release is as follows: Delhi Chief Minister Mrs Sheila Dikshit’s aspersions on corruption in the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi […]

    Radar sensors to be set up along coastlines

    The Centre has launched a Rs 350-crore project to set up radar sensors along the country’s coastlines for surveillance to prevent terrorists from entering the nation to repeat the Mumbai-type attack. The chain of radar sensors along the entire 7,517-km coastline, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep is being set up by the Coast […]

    Andhra Pradesh CM writes to FM, RBI on regulating MFIs

    The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the Centre to intervene in the matter of regulaion of microfinance institutions whose greedy lending practises in the state forced a large number of poor borrowers to commit suicide during the last six months. In the letter to Mukherjee, the Chief Minister said the state government issued an Ordinance […]