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Mukherjee hints at austerity as rupee dips to record low (Roundup)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government is planning to introduce some austerity to aid fiscal consolidation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday as the rupee slumped to a ... Read more...

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Slowdown a concern, but India’s growth story intact: Pranab


May 16th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Blaming the eurozone crisis for the economic slowdown and the sharp drop in the stock markets, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said India's growth ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes 2012-13 budget


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the general budget for fiscal 2012-13 and related appropriation bill, authorising the government to spend Rs.21,738.32 crore from the consolidated ... Read more...

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Will carry along our allies in parliament: Narayanasamy


March 12th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government will carry along its allies on all issues on the agenda in parliament, V. Narayanasamy, minister of state in the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Time to jointly ensure India is top investment hub: Mukherjee


August 11th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it was an opportune time for the treasury and opposition benches to ensure that India emerges as the ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition demands emergency assembly session


July 20th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) The Left opposition in Kerala Wednesday petitioned the governor for an emergency session of the state assembly, alleging irregularities in the passage of a bill.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha applies guillotine, passes ministries’ budgetary demands


March 17th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Applying the guillotine, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed at one go the demands for grants of all ministries, including defence and home affairs, and ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session likely to be stormy (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The budget session of the Delhi assembly is likely to be stormy as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to raise several ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again but some business done (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The government Friday rushed through some financial bills and other papers in parliament before both houses were again adjourned till afternoon as an adamant opposition stuck ... Read more...

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Some financial business as parliament adjourned again (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned Thursday for the 15th successive day over demands for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum allotment but there was some business ... Read more...

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Mamata favours private partnership for coach factories


April 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Inviting the industry and state governments to come forward to set up coach factories, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday suggested using the public-private partnership (PPP) model ... Read more...

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Railways’ property loss worth Rs.500 crore


April 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Railways have lost Rs.500 crore due to destruction of property by Maoists and others, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Lok Sabha Monday. "We lost ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned till April 12


March 16th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Tuesday for the inter-session recess and will meet again April 12 for the remaining part of the budget session. Deputy Chairman K. ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha okays railways grants


March 9th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday passed the Indian Railways demand for grants and appropriation bill seeking an additional Rs.5,268 crore for the current financial year. The bill ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee to disclose finances of the Indian Railways in Parliament


December 18th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will present a document in Parliament on Friday, which will give details of the finances of the Indian Railways.The vision document presented ... Read more...

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Rosaiah breaks down while announcing YSR’s death


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister K. Rosaiah, who is likely to be appointed caretaker chief minister, broke down during a news conference Thursday while announcing the death of chief ... Read more...

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Parliament approves six-month extension of President’s Rule in Jharkhand


July 17th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): The extension of Presidential rule in Jharkhand by another six months has been approved by the Parliament, after the Government assured that the assembly polls would be ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka proposes $1.66 bn defence budget for 2009


October 2nd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government, which has been engaged in a long drawn battle with the Tamil Tigers, wants to allocate Rs.177.1 billion ($1.66 billion) for its defence forces ... Read more...

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Nepal Government makes alternate arrangement for budget


July 9th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 9 (ANI): The Nepal Cabinet has approved a Seven Party Alliance (SPA) decision allowing the Government to make alternate arrangement for budget of the coming fiscal year, which begins ... Read more...

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How to finish speech ‘fastly’ (From the Corridors of Power)


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Krishna Tirath, Congress MP from Karol Bagh in New Delhi, is known for creating a faux pas or two in the Lok Sabha while conducting the session ... Read more...

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Rane faces privilege move over remark on session


April 15th, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane was embarrassed in the state assembly Tuesday when a breach of privilege motion was moved against him for saying that the budget session ... Read more...

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Uproarious scenes in Madhya Pradesh assembly


March 19th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 19 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh assembly Wednesday witnessed uproarious scenes with both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress members trading charges over the alleged bribing of ... Read more...

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Goa Cabinet for prorogue of Assembly


January 17th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
Panaji, Jan 17 (ANI): Chief Minister Digamber Kamats Congress-led coalition government in Goa has recommended to Speaker Pratap Singh Rane to prorogue the Goa Legislative Assembly, which was supposed to meet this ... Read more...

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