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Antulay: I only questioned who sent Karkare to Cama Hospital
New Delhi: The debate on terrorism in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday witnessed a spat between Anant Geete (Shiv Sena) and Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay. Mr. Geete accused the Minister of “misleading” the House by his ...
Bill on social security for unorganised workers passed
It’ll cover 34 crore workers in the next five years
Courts to decide on bail
NEW DELHI: In the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (Amendment) Bill, 2008, even while making tough provisions, the courts have been given the power to decide on the prosecution’s case in the matter of bail and presumption ...
Efforts to trace 1971 PoWs will continue: Antony
Vaccine supplies will be normalised: Anbumani
NEW DELHI: Admitting that the shortage of vaccines affected the Universal Immunisation Programme to “some extent in some States for some time,” Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Wednesday assured the Lok ...
No letter from Ajmal: Pakistan
New Delhi: Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that it had not received any letter from Mohammad Ajmal Amir, the lone terrorist arrested for the Mumbai attacks, seeking legal aid. It also persisted in its denial mode on his Pakistani nationality, ...
Apex court upholds judge’s appointment
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Justice Ashok Kumar as judge of the Madras High Court, who was later shifted to the Andhra Pradesh High Court as permanent judge. A Bench consisting of Justices Arijit ...
Karat: no truck with Congress
CHANDIGARH: CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday ruled out any scope of alliance with the Congress in any State during the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, as the party was committed to ensure the defeat of the Congress as ...
Oman for Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure
Foreign Minister of Oman on visit to India
Insurgents operating from Bangladesh, Myanmar
India has been putting pressure on these nations to stop such activities
A chance to participate in Saarang
CHENNAI: Here is a chance to participate in what could easily be one of India’s biggest college fests. Saarang, IIT’s annual fest, is round the corner again and there are numerous opportunities to participate in Saarang 2009, even ...
Speaker warns of action against members criticising Deo report
NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednesday warned of disciplinary action against members who criticised the parliamentary committee report that cleared Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and Congress MP Ahmed Patel in the ...
Rajya Sabha passes Gram Nyayalaya Bill
NEW DELHI: Cutting across party lines, members in the Upper House on Wednesday unanimously passed the Gram Nyayalaya Bill 2008 aimed at providing inexpensive justice to people in rural areas on their doorstep. The Bill also provides for ...
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