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  • Hearing on Shah’s bail plea adjourned till 30th Aug

    A special CBI court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the bail application of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, arrested in connection with the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, till 30th August. When the matter came up for hearing in the court of CBI Judge G K Upadhyay, Shah’s lawyer Mitesh Amin requested adjournment […]

    Cap on liability in Nuke bill likely to be hiked

      The parliamentary panel examining the nuclear liability bill is likely to recommend an increase in the cap on damages. The Nuclear Civil Liability Bill is slated to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday. Besides, a few amendments suggested by members of the Standing Committee on Science and Technology are also being incorporated in the […]

    Rs 125 crore relief for Leh cloudburst victims:PM

     Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on  announced a Rs 125 crore relief packaged for the Leh cloudburst victims and said all houses destroyed by the natural calamity will be reconstructed within the next two-and-a-half months. Singh, who arrived in Leh on a day-long visit to take stock of relief and rehabilitation undertaken in the aftermath of […]

    Scheme for increasing nutritional status of girls launched

    The Government on Monday launched a new scheme aimed at enhancing the nutritional and economic status of adolescent girls in select 200 districts of the country. The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls -“SABLA” was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs at a cost of Rs 4,500 crore. The scheme had been recommended […]

    CWC meet to finalise schedule for Cong President’s election

    A meeting of the Congress Working Committee is expected to finalise on Monday evening the schedule for the election of the Congress President. Sonia Gandhi is set to be elected to the post for the fourth time after she took over the reins of the party in April 1998. The meeting may also discuss the […]

    Rajouri encounter ends, another militant, Army jawan killed

    The nearly 50-hour-long encounter between militants and security forces in Rajouri district ended on Monday in which a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant and an Army jawan were killed and three others, including a major, injured. A total of three LeT militants, believed to be involved in the attack on a bus in Rajouri last week, have been […]

    Cabinet defers decision on hiking salary of MP’s

    The Union Cabinet on Monday deferred a decision on hiking the salary and allowances of MP’s though the issue was discussed in detail. The proposed increase is unlikely to be effected in the current session of Parliament. The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, discussed the issue during which some ministers said it […]

    Curfew remains clamped in several areas in Kashmir Valley

    Curfew remained clamped on Monday in several areas of the Kashmir Valley where a strike called by separatists disrupted normal life. Curfew is in force in Srinagar, Anantnag, Bijbehara, Sopore, Kupwara, Trehgam and Bandipora. The police said restrictions on the movement of people have been imposed in other areas including Hyderpora in Budgam and Sumbal […]

    Rahul reaches out to victims of cloudburst in Leh

    Reaching out to the victims of cloudburst in Leh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised them all possible help and lauded the security forces for their massive relief and rehabilitation effort. Rahul, who arrived a day before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s scheduled visit to Leh, took stock of the situation in the worst-affected Choglamsar […]

    RJD- LJP announce seat sharing arrangement for Bihar polls

    Lalu Yadav led Rashtriya Janata Dal and Ram Vilas Paswan led Lok Janshakti Party on Monday announced a seat-sharing arrangement for Bihar Assembly polls. Under the agreement RJD will contest at 168 seats, while LJP will contest on 75 seats. Both the parties had earlier ruled out possibility of their falling apart and termed as […]