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  • India-Japan strategic dialogue today, nuke issue on agenda

    India and Japan will hold the fourth strategic dialogue on Saturday when Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada arrives in New Delhi, during which the two sides will discuss a wide gamut of issues, including civil nuclear cooperation. Okada will have delegation-level talks with External Affairs Minister S M Krishna during which they will review the […]

    EC to make every effort to make WB electoral roll error-free

    Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Friday said all efforts will be made to keep the electoral rolls in West Bengal flawless for the polls due next year. “Updation of the electoral rolls is an ongoing process. We have been working for this for the last two to three months. We had sent senior […]

    Sohrabuddin case: Shah’s judicial custody extended till 3rd Sept

    The judicial custody of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, arrested in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, was extended till 3rd September by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad on Friday Chief Additional Judicial Magistrate A Y Dave also rejected the BJP leader’s application seeking permission to register his presence in the court through video-conferencing […]

    Sonia flays those using communal feelings for personal gains

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday expressed concern over using caste and communal feelings for personal gains, saying there can be no compromise with people who do such things. “There are still some people, who use the poison of communalism and casteism for their personal interest. How can we compromise with such people? We have […]

    Union Cabinet clears Nuclear Liability Bill

    Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Nuclear Liability Bill and the bill is now likely to be tabled in Parliament. Cabinet has also approved the bill to hike MP’s salary from current Rs 16,000 to Rs 50,000. The basic pay of Members of Parliament was hiked by more than three times from Rs 16,000 to […]

    India willing to provide more assistance to flood-hit Pak

    India on Friday welcomed Pakistan’s decision to accept its USD five million aid offer for flood relief in the country and said it was willing to provide more assistance. Pakistan’s decision to accept the aid came nearly a week after the offer was made by External Affairs Minister S M Krishna to his Pakistani counterpart […]

    UPA govt in Centre has doubled Bihar’s allocation, says Cong

    The Congress on Friday said the Centre has doubled its allocation to Bihar since 2004 and alleged that the Nitish Kumar government poorly utilised the central funds in execution of development schemes. “The UPA government has been generous to Bihar by significantly increasing allocation of funds to the state under various plan heads and contingency […]

    MPs want more salary; force adjournments in LS

    “Stop the insult of MPs” and “implement report of the parliamentary committee” were slogans chanted by SP, BSP, JD(U), RJD, Shiv Sena and Akali Dal members, forcing Speaker Meira Kumar to adjourn the House twice. First the House was adjourned till noon when members were on their feet during Question Hour claiming that government had […]

    Sikhs have nothing to fear in Kashmir: Chidambaram

    Opposition NDA concern in Parliament over reported threats to Sikhs from militants to convert to Islam or vacate Kashmir, prompting government to give an assurance that nobody would be allowed to harm the minority community. Responding to concerns over the reported threat, Home Minister P Chidambaram said he had spoken to Jammu and Kashmir Chief […]

    Comprehensive land acquisition bill soon: Govt

    The government is formulating a comprehensive land acquisition bill that will address concerns about process of acquiring land for purposes such as setting up SEZs and compensation to be paid. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Agriculture K V Thomas said a group of ministers (GoM) was considering a bill to […]