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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


SC stays govt decision banning protests in capital

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- The Supreme Court Monday stayed the government's decision to restrict demonstrations or public gatherings in the capital including at renowned Maitighar Mandala. A division ben... Read More


Sharpshooter who killed BJP leader lands in police net

NEW DELHI, July 17 -- The crime branch of the Ghaziabad police on Sunday arrested a sharpshooter of Sundar Bhati's gang, who had allegedly gunned down Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shiv Kumar and his ... Read More


NC blocks tabling of Medical Education Bill in House

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- Main Opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the tabling of the National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Monday, accusing the government of pushing the bill with contr... Read More


Rift in Kangra Congress deepens; Bali, Sudhir avoid each other

SHIMLA, July 17 -- Even as Himachal party affairs in-charge of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) Rajni Patil claims to have resolved the differences between party leaders in the hill state, real... Read More


New Delhi must reset its overt tilt to the US

Mumbai, July 17 -- Conflicting signals are emanating from Delhi. Washington cancelled the 2+2 talks scheduled for July 6 involving the foreign and defence ministers because it believed the BJP governm... Read More


BSP pitches for 'dabang' Mayawati, says Rahul can't be PM as his mother is a foreigner

Lucknow, July 17 -- The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday projected its president Mayawati as the prime ministerial candidate for next year's general election, and said that Congress president Rahul... Read More


Adityanath suspends 2 senior cops for laxity

Lucknow, July 17 -- Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday night suspended the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Sambhal and Pratapgarh districts for laxity in performing their duties. ... Read More


Parliament to debate Sri Lanka- Singapore FTA

Sri Lanka, July 17 -- A five-hour debate is scheduled to be held today (Jul 17) regarding the Sri Lanka - Singapore Free Trade Agreement. This agreement has been the topic of much focus in the politi... Read More