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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


Deve Gowda, Kejriwal, Pawar, Akhilesh at Mamata's Jan 19 rally

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Former Prime Minister H D Devegowda, Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Karnataka counterpart H D Kumaraswamy, political heavyweights like Sharad Pawar and Akhilesh Yad... Read More


Rs 6,084 crore more for MGNREGA for 2018-19

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Central government on Tuesday allocated an additional Rs 6,084 crore to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), the Ministry of Water Resources, ... Read More


Talcher coalfields shutdown affecting Odisha investment climate: Goyal

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has written to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting speedy resolution of the issues that have caused an indefinite strike in the Talcher coa... Read More


SC bans coal transportation in Meghalaya

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned transportation of coal in Meghalaya and pulled up the state government for failing to curb its illegal mining. The ban on the transportation ... Read More


Volkswagen fined Rs 171 cr by NGT panel

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- A four-member committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday penalised German auto giant Volkswagen Rs 171.34 crore for causing air pollution in Delhi due to ex... Read More


Airtel launches 4G services in A&N Islands

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced the launch of 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar islands, becoming the first company to provide high speed network in the archipe... Read More


Gujarat co may invest to support Reid & Taylor staff union

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- A Gujarat-based company has been proposed as a new investor to support the employees' association of the beleaguered Reid and Taylor after a Hong Kong group failed to honour its ... Read More


BEST strike hits Mumbai commuters for 7th day

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Over four million commuters including students were badly hit as the strike by over 20,000 employees of the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), the lifeline of the city,... Read More


Jet stocks shoot-up amidst reports of rescue deal with Etihad

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Troubled Jet Airways' scrip shot up by more than 16 per cent on Monday amidst reports that a rescue deal has been sealed between the cash-strapped airline and its partner, Etihad... Read More