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Himachal’s loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore


August 29th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore and it has paid Rs.2,146 crore as interest on borrowings in the past one year, the state government ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: SP to await UPA, NDA choices


June 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday said that his party would "open its cards" on the presidential election only after the ruling United Progressive ... Read more...

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Himachal debt rises to Rs.25,313.70 crore


March 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) The debt burden of Himachal Pradesh has increased to Rs.5,140.56 crore over the past four years, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The debt from ... Read more...

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Internal efficiency crucial for rail modernisation: CPI-M


March 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) It was not possible to modernise Indian Railways unless steps were taken to improve internal efficiency and increase the load factor, Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Dhumal in please-all mode in election year (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal is on a spree to please-all ahead of the state assembly polls later this year.The debt-ridden state, which ... Read more...

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Armed forces to procure 210 AC coaches


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Forty additional AC 2-tier and 170 AC 3-Tier coaches would be procured in the next few years for the as part of the initiatives for ensuring ... Read more...

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Bhopal hospital staff seek pay hike, government gets notice (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government for its response to the demand by a Bhopal hospital's staff for wage hike and parity with ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government staff strike hits work


November 15th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Work in Maharashtra government departments was paralysed as nearly two million employees, including teachers, went on a day's strike Tuesday demanding better pay and working conditions, ... Read more...

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Antony calls for transparency in defence accounts


September 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for accountability, transparency and integrity in the defence accounting service, terming these virtues "an integral part of good ... Read more...

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Court bans strike, Air India to continue normal operations


March 15th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Flag-carrier Air India will continue normal operations as the Delhi High Court Tuesday banned the proposed strike by a section of pilots beginning Wednesday.Justice Gita ... Read more...

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Air India pilots announce strike from March 16


March 14th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) A group of Air India pilots Monday said they will go on strike from March 16 over pay hike and other issues."We will go ... Read more...

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Air India pilots strike postponed


March 9th, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A group of Air India pilots, who have threatened to go on strike Wednesday over pay hike and other issues, decided to postpone their ... Read more...

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Talks still on to preveent Air India pilots strike (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said that talks were still on late into the night with a section of Air India pilots who ... Read more...

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Talks on to stave-off Air India pilots strike


March 8th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Talks were on Tuesday to stave-off a strike by Air India pilots Wednesday, a company official said."Talks are on and arbitration by the chief ... Read more...

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Mamata created history by making railways bankrupt: CPI-M


February 24th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A day before the presentation of the railway budget in parliament, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has created history ... Read more...

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Air India pilots threaten to strike work


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of pilots from the erstwhile Indian Airlines, which has now been merged into flag carrier Air India, Wednesday served notice of striking work March 9, an ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s nurses call off strike


February 5th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) In a late night development, the nurses of Bhopal who were on strike along with those of four other medical colleges since the past three days called off ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh cracks down on striking nurses 100 arrested


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 3 (IANS) At least 100 nurses were arrested here and 10 suspended Thursday after they refused to call off their strike despite the Madhya Pradesh government invoking the Essential Services ... Read more...

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Nurses go on strike in Madhya Pradesh


December 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) Around 2,500 nurses in government hospitals of Madhya Pradesh struck work Monday, demanding a hike in salary and improvement in work conditions, even as the state government invoked ... Read more...

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New TV serial shows both sides of Mandal divide


November 26th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) What happens when a girl who lost her brother in the Mandal Commission protests of 1990 - against reservation for the backward classes - falls ... Read more...

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Kashmir legislators’ salaries to go up


August 28th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) Legislators in Jammu and Kashmir are set to get higher salaries in September as a pending bill seeking enhancement in their emoluments would be brought in the autumn ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks Rs.3,000 crore assistance


August 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has sought a special assistance of Rs.3,000 crore from the central government to overcome its financial liabilities, an official statement said here Tuesday. Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

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Bihar employees protest over non-implementation of Sixth Pay Commission recommendations


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 23 (ANI): Bihar Government employees went on an indefinite strike here on Monday over their demand for implementation of Sixth Pay Commission recommendations.The Bihar State Non-Gazetted Employees Federation called the ... Read more...

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30 percent of pending cases are government’s: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Government litigation accounts for nearly 30 percent of the cases pending in courts across the country, union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily said Sunday. "More than ... Read more...

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No consensus on creating all-India judicial service: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) There is no consensus yet on creating an all-India judicial service, union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Sunday. "The attempt is to attract the best ... Read more...

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Aberrations in judiciary reflection of society: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The few aberrations in an otherwise highly efficient judiciary are only a reflection of society and these have to be removed, union Minister of Law and Justice M. ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad facing funds problem: Samir Barua


June 24th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, June 24 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, (IIM-A) is facing an acute financial crunch, claimed the Director of the institute, Professor Samir Barua.Addressing media here on Wednesday, Professor ... Read more...

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Caste census is in downtrodden’s interests: Mulayam


May 28th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday reiterated his support for a caste-based census, terming it to be in the "larger interest of the downtrodden backward castes". Addressing ... Read more...

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Manipur government employees’ strike called off (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 20 (IANS) The four-month long Manipur government employees' strike over salary hikes and payment of arrears was called off following an agreement between the employees and the state government, officials ... Read more...

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Manipur government employees’ strike ends


May 20th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 20 (IANS) The four-month-long Manipur government employees' strike over financial demands was called off after a pact between the strikers and the government, it was announced Thursday. The strike ended late ... Read more...

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Gujarat government employees get a bonanza


April 30th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced a bonanza for government employees on the eve of Gujarat's 50th foundation day. "Karmayogis (government employees) will get an increase in the ... Read more...

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Striking employees firm despite warning of action


April 25th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 25 (IANS) The striking government employees in Manipur announced intensification of their agitation on the 100th day of their protest Sunday despite a warning of punitive action by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Road blockade cripples life in Manipur


April 19th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 19 (IANS) A blockade on two national highways by tribal groups has crippled life in Manipur as hundreds of trucks carrying essential commodities to the north-eastern state remain stranded, police ... Read more...

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Government employees’ strike to spread to chief minister’s office (Lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 16 (IANS) An indefinite strike by government employees in Manipur that has crippled the administration entered the fourth month Friday. It will spread to the offices of chief minister, ministers ... Read more...

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