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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 seeks tax, penalty implementation orders on bottled water by Jan 20

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Supreme Court (SC) has directed all four provinces to implement orders in order to impose tax on bottle water within ten days. The dateline is fixed for January 20, 2019. In a ju... Read More


A mixed legacy

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- There are around 40,000 cases pending hearings only in the Supreme Court as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan leaves office on Thursday (today). The number runs into hundreds of ... Read More


Joint effort will do

Sir, Jan. 17 -- A beautiful Asian country called Bangladesh has just faced the general elections to choose the next government. Incidentally, there have so far been sporadic incidents reported during ... Read More


Authoritarian, unilateral decisions made us part ways

Nepal, Jan. 17 -- The Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal (BSPN), formed after the merger of Bibeksheel Nepali Party and Sajha Party in July 2017, split last week when Ujwal Thapa filed an application at the... Read More


Alzeimerish China

India, Jan. 17 -- Cary Huang, a senior columnist with the South China Morning Post, wrote recently: "In 2019, China ushers in a year full of both festive jubilation and political trouble. Its communis... Read More


Quota push and a drag

India, Jan. 17 -- Now that the ten per cent quota for the economically backward sections of society, irrespective of caste and class markers, is law, the grandeur of announcement and the idealism of e... Read More


An observer of politics

India, Jan. 17 -- A pair of spectacles dangles at the end of the V-neck of the grey sweater and a blue muffler is casually thrown across Prakash Jha's shoulders. The ensemble is paired with dark trous... Read More


Govt OK's Collegium picks, supersession sparks row

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Ignoring the huge controversy over supersession of several judges, the Government on Wednesday appointed Delhi High Court judge Sanjiv Khanna to the Supreme Court as recommended ... Read More


Now, 30 more services on your doorstep

NEW DELHI, Jan. 17 -- The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has added 30 more services under its doorstep delivery of schemes from next month. Administrative Reforms Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesd... Read More