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Karnataka asks PM to rescind Cauvery water decision


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu daily, the state government Friday petitioned him ... Read more...

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DGCA challenges Delhi HC order in Global Vectra case


September 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Wednesday challenged in the Delhi High Court its earlier order holding in abeyance the aviation regulator's decision to ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in multi-brand retail


September 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Just a day after announcing the steepest ever hike in diesel price, the government Friday took another politically contentious decision of allowing overseas investments ... Read more...

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Goa iron ore scam may have a golden lining: Congress spokesman


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) A Congress leader in Goa has added a fresh twist to the state's illegal mining saga.Party spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu Thursday demanded that the central government should ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Walmart and corner stores can co-exist


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A fierce debate is raging in cyberspace over the cost and benefit of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail as the Indian ... Read more...

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No reversing decision on FDI in multi-brand retail: Sharma


July 27th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The Indian government will notify allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail after building a wider political consensus and there is no question of ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on hold till CMs respond, says Anand Sharma


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that the proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector has been kept in abeyance for ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks Punjab, Haryana’s support for FDI in retail


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will meet the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana Thursday to garner support for allowing foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Put service tax on NRI remittances on hold: Tharoor


June 27th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to put on hold the service tax on remittances by non-resident Indians ... Read more...

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Andhra Police officer suspended for absence from duty


June 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Umesh Kumar, who is allegedly involved in a forgery case, for his unauthorized absence ... Read more...

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Anti-smoking activists in Kerala oppose I&B; ministry decision


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Anti-smoking activists in Kerala are up in arms over the decision of the union information and broadcasting ministry, to keep in abeyance the rules issued by ... Read more...

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What chief ministers said against NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Chief ministers of non-Congress ruled states Saturday reiterated their opposition to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) here. This is what they said: Narendra ... Read more...

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Goa Church threatens boycott of village panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Goa church has threatened to urge voters to boycott the May 16 village panchayat polls, if the "controversial electioneering process" for the grassroot local ... Read more...

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Don’t thrust NCTC on states: Jayalalithaa


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to trust the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on unwilling states.She also ... Read more...

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Fine on IFCI, jail for executives for contempt of court


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has slapped a Rs.5 lakh fine on the Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) and sentenced its CEO and two ... Read more...

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‘Efforts on to allow FDI in multi-brand retail’


March 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government would hold more consultations with state governments to build consensus on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ protest stays new petition format in Jharkhand


January 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday kept in abeyance a new format for petitions after lawyers protested.The format issued by the court Thursday sought petitioners' caste, religion, ... Read more...

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‘Police crackdown on Ramdev was decided in advance’


December 16th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Friday that the Delhi Police operation for evicting yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters from Ramlila ground on ... Read more...

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National Basketball: Services stretched by Chattisgarh (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Champions Indian Railways raced to victories in both sections, but last year's runners-up Services were pushed to the limit by Chattisgarh in a highly entertaining men's ... Read more...

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CBI probe against Naidu suspended for now (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday received some respite as the Andhra Pradesh High Court temporarily suspended ... Read more...

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Opposition insists on FDI rollback ahead of all-party meet (Roundup)


December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government has called an all-party meeting Wednesday morning to end the logjam in parliament over allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail trade ... Read more...

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PM responsible for parliament logjam: Gurudas Dasgupta


December 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the logjam in parliament, senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta said here Tuesday that the central ... Read more...

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All-party meeting called to end parliament stalemate


December 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government has called an all-party meeting Wednesday to end the logjam in parliament over allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail following efforts ... Read more...

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Heat on FDI grows, government calls all-party meeting


December 5th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Opposition parties Monday stuck to their guns on a complete roll-back of the foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, forcing the government to call ... Read more...

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Companies deferring public issue in bearish markets


November 28th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) With Indian equities markets expected to end the year as one of the worst faring bourses among emerging economies, companies proposing to raise funds through ... Read more...

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After Goa’s illegal iron ore mining, is gold mining next?


October 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Goa's illegal iron ore mining may have made headlines in recent times, but several prospectors, including Vedanta Resources owned Sesa Goa, over the last two decades, ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s eviction case to be heard again


September 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed a trial court to re-consider the plea of eminent danseuse Sonal Mansingh, who was asked to vacate her premises ... Read more...

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Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari


August 14th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon the people to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic country, adding that much could have been ... Read more...

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Apex court approves common curriculum for Tamil Nadu schools (lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In a jolt to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the state government to implement the uniform system of school ... Read more...

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Telangana movement to be intensified from next month


April 19th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Tuesday said it has decided to intensify from next month the movement for separate Telangana state.JAC chairman M. Kodandaram ... Read more...

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Andhra backtracks on ‘no work, no pay’ order


April 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Following protest from government employees and political parties in Telangana, the Andhra Pradesh government Saturday decided to keep on hold a controversial Government Order (GO) ... Read more...

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Meghalaya halts land acquisition by industries


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) Land acquisition by industries in Meghalaya will be kept in abeyance till the state's industrial policy is reviewed to prevent land grab, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma ... Read more...

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Apex court nod for common MBBS entrance test (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday paved the way for implementing the Medical Council of India's (MCI) notification providing for a common entrance test for undergraduate medical ... Read more...

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Apex court nod for common MBBS entrance test


March 7th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday paved the way for implementing the Medical Council of India (MCI) notification providing for common entrance test for undergraduate medical courses ... Read more...

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No wrongdoing in 2G case, government tells apex court (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) There has been no wrongdoing in the allocation of second generation (2G) spectrum, the government told the Supreme Court Thursday.Attorney General G. Vahanvati told an ... Read more...

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