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All-party Meet Fails to Break Insurance Lock

Leaders agree to meet again in a day or two; govt keeps all options open, including convening a joint session to pass the Bill during this session itself

05 Aug 2014

Smriti Backs Review of PPP in Model Schools; 614 Proposals Received

The Union HRD Ministry has sought to undertake a review of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) component of the Model School Scheme.

12 Jul 2014

Vardhan Bats for Anti-tobacco Drive in Def Establishments

Making a pitch for turning all defence establishments, including naval ships, into “no-smoking zones”, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said the sale of tobacco products through their canteens should be stopped.

10 Jul 2014

Richie Richs to Throng Upper House

Many of the new Rajya Sabha candidates are businessmen who have entered politics or vice versa and property is one of the major wealth factors listed.

02 Feb 2014

Rajya Sabha to See Eclectic Mix of Faces

Come February 7, the biennial polls to the Upper House will pave the way for many new faces as 55 members will be entering it, altering its composition.

30 Jan 2014

Centre Mulls Spl Package for Rayalaseema Region

The Centre is toying with the idea of providing special package to Rayalaseema region on the lines of Bundelkhand.

08 Dec 2013

T-angle Widens, Seemandhra Congress MPs on Warpath

Eight MPs threaten to withdraw support to UPA Govt, final decision likely on Monday

08 Dec 2013

Suspend Aadhaar Till Legislation is Formed: CPM

At a time when the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has claimed to have issued 51 crore Aadhaar numbers, the CPM has demanded cancellation of  a tie-up between the UIDAI and a US firm and suspension of the Aadhaar scheme

07 Dec 2013

Parl Adjourned for the Day after Obituary References

The winter session of Parliament began on Thursday without transacting any business as both the Houses were adjourned for the day after obituary references of its sitting members.

06 Dec 2013

Centre Nod for Scheme to Upgrade Libraries

The Centre has approved a scheme for the upgradation of libraries providing services to the public under the National Mission on Libraries (NML).

30 Nov 2013

India, Australia Sign Skills Agreement

India and Australia on Friday signed agreements for cooperation in the education and skills sector in the presence of Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju and Australia’s Acting High Commissioner to India Bernard Philip.

30 Nov 2013

Winter session of parliament to be convened from December 5th

The winter session of Parliament will be convened from December 5 to 20, an official release said

19 Nov 2013

17-party show sows the seed of third front

Mulayam, Naveen, Nitish, NCP, AIADMK, Left share anti-communalism platform

31 Oct 2013

Centre sets up panel on Babli

In order to implement the directions of the Supreme Court, the Centre on Thursday decided to constitute a 3-member supervisory committee on the Babli project issue.

18 Oct 2013

‘Will respect autonomy of states’

The Centre on Thursday made it clear that it would not infringe on the autonomy of the states on the issues of salary and recruitment of teachers.

11 Oct 2013

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