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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


Akhilesh rushes to Delhi to discuss seat-sharing with RLD

Lucknow, Jan. 16 -- Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday to meet Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Choudhury to finalise the contours of seat sharing agreemen... Read More


Security forces, anti-Romeo squad maintain strict vigil in Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj, Jan. 16 -- Anti-Romeo squad, police and paramilitary personnel maintained a strict vigil at Sangam ghats to keep harassers and trouble-mongers at bay as Kumbh Mela began in Prayagraj on Tue... Read More


Regal splendour marks Kumbh's first shahi snan

Prayagraj, Jan. 16 -- It was a sight to behold when Naga sadhus (warrior ascetics) rushed towards Sangam amid the chants of 'Har Har Mahadev' and 'Ganga maiya ki jai' for the first 'shahi snan' (royal... Read More


Bihar's industries chamber demands special status for state in budget

India, Jan. 16 -- Bihar Chamber of Commerce and Industries, in its pre-budget memorandum on Union Budget 2019-20 to the Central government demanded special category status for Bihar so that our state ... Read More


SC agrees to hear challenge to Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim CBI director

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a challenge to the appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A bench headed... Read More


Protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continues in Manipur

India, Jan. 16 -- Opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8 and is pending before the Rajya Sabha, continues to rage in Manipur. On Tuesday, three ... Read More


10% quota in higher education from coming session: Javadekar

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The upper caste quota law will be applicable to all higher education institutions - private and government - from the upcoming academic session, Union Minister for Human Resource... Read More


Mahila Congress in Goa expecting ticket for at least 1 LS seat to woman candidate

Panaji, Jan. 16 -- The Mahila Congress in Goa is expecting that out of two Lok Sabha seats, at least one would be given to a woman candidate to contest. Speaking to reporters at the party state head... Read More


After SC stops coal transport, Meghalaya CM says government to appeal

India, Jan. 16 -- Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said that various procedures have been implemented since the Supreme Court last extended the time period to transport coal up to January 31 and... Read More