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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


Rajasthan polls: Congress releases 1st list of 152 candidates

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- The Congress late Thursday night released its first list of 152 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly elections, fielding former chief minister Ashok Gehlot from Sarda... Read More


Vigilance report against CBI chief Alok Verma gave mixed findings, says SC

India, Nov. 16 -- The vigilance probe against ousted CBI director Alok Verma has given "mixed" findings and indicated that some charges need to be investigated further, the Supreme Court said after ex... Read More


Chhattisgarh defies poll boycott by Naxals, records 70% turnout

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- People in Chhattisgarh defied the Naxal call for a boycott and came out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Monday, 12 November, for the first phase of assembly elect... Read More


Due process was followed in Rafale jet deal, govt tells SC

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- The centre handed over two notes to the Supreme Court on Monday seeking to justify the decision-making process and choice of offset partner in detail in the Rafale jet fighter de... Read More


Retail inflation eases to 3.31%, gives RBI the leeway to hold interest rates

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- India's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged in i ts bimonthly monetary policy review on 5 December, with retail inflation unexpectedly easing to a 13-month lo... Read More


Akwa Ibom Assembly bars sacked lawmaker from attending sitting

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke, has received the court judgment sacking a state lawmaker who defected from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the ... Read More


CBU Chairman attends Congress of Financiers of Kazakhstan

Tashkent, Nov. 16 -- Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan is attending the VIII Congress of Financiers of Kazakhstan, underway these days in Almaty. Congress of Financiers of Kazakhstan is dedi... Read More


Supreme Court begins hearing CVC's probe report on CBI's Alok Verma

India, Nov. 16 -- The Supreme Court has taken up on Friday CBI director Alok Verma's petition challenging the government's move to divest him of his powers after it deferred the hearing following a de... Read More


Congress' campaign 'Badhte Chalo Ambikapur' trending on social media!

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- In the Congress bastion of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, where CLP leader T S Singh Deo is looking for a hat-trick in these elections, the latest campaign of the party 'Badhte Chalo... Read More