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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


SC to examine if state entry tax violates 'freedom of trade'

New Delhi, July 18 -- A nine judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court bench will hear from Tuesday a batch of petitions by some top corporate houses and business associations challenging the impo... Read More


Will the Sochi summit revive India-Russia ties?

Mumbai, May 21 -- This seems to be the season for informal summits, especially among powerful leaders of major powers. After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Monday, Russian President Vladimi... Read More


Four years of the pradhan sevak

Mumbai, May 21 -- Let me remind you of a moment four years ago, when Narendra Modi reached Parliament House for the first time as prime minister. He kneeled and put his forehead to the ground before w... Read More


How a Congress-BSP pact can be a game changer in MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

India, May 21 -- The Congress accused the Janata Dal (Secular) of being the Bharatiya Janata Party's "B-team" during the campaign for the Karnataka assembly elections. Post-results, it offered uncond... Read More


Karnataka poll diary: Supporter dies of shock after Yeddyurappa resigns, and others

India, May 21 -- Such is the level of passion that people invest in politics and political leaders that any change in fortunes deeply affects them. A supporter of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read More


Ceasefire is meaningless if Media War Continues

Srinagar, May 21 -- I have never seen the electronic media so totally defiant of the BJP government. Home Minister Rajnath Singh's avowed intention to calm Kashmir by announcing a Ramadan ceasefire ap... Read More


MTNL investing Rs 190 cr to upgrade services; may be allocated

India, May 21 -- Cash-strapped telecom firm MTNL is investing Rs 190 crore to upgrade its services and may also be allocated 4G spectrum to help stay relevant in the highly competitive market, telecom... Read More


Rahul remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

New Delhi, May 21 -- Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary. Taking to Twitter, Rahul thanked his father ... Read More


Congress old guard proves mettle, outsmarts BJP in Karnataka amidst generational shift

India, May 21 -- The deft handling of the imbroglio following the Karnataka election results by Congress veterans has once again proven their relevance in the grand old party, which is in the midst of... Read More