governance

Tendulkar should go out on a high: Imran


September 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has advised India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar not be at the mercy of the selectors and asked him to ... Read more...

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Pass Lokpal, whistle blowers bills in monsoon session: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill ... Read more...

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Government notifies guidelines for social media use


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Amid the misuse of online social networks, the government Thursday announced it has notified two important frameworks and guidelines which will enable government agencies ... Read more...

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Mulayam day-dreaming of becoming PM: Beni Prasad


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday attacked Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's "prime ministerial ambitions", saying it would never happen.Speaking on the sidelines ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet on economic downturn (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Organising its act against Congress-led central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday organised a meeting of its chief ministers and state leaders to asses ... Read more...

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Goa will achieve 15 percent growth rate: Parrikar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) Goa will achieve a growth rate of 15 percent in the coming years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said at an Independence Day function here Wednesday.He also ... Read more...

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PM promises to battle corruption (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance."We will continue our efforts to bring more transparency ... Read more...

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PM promises to battle corruption


August 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance."We will continue our efforts to bring more transparency ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

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Pakistani province has dead employees still on rolls


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) There are 338 dead employees on the rolls in Pakistan's Sindh province, leading a daily to wonder: "Governance? A troupe of performing parrots would do a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket appoints Lorgat as advisor


July 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 31 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) Tuesday appointed former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat as a special advisor to the board.Lorgat, who concluded his ... Read more...

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Pranab will be a wise president: Dikshit


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With his years of experience, Pranab Mukherjee will be "one of the wisest presidents", Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday."I think he will ... Read more...

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India get berth in hockey Champions Trophy


July 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India, who were stripped as last year's Champions Trophy host, have surprisingly been given a slot in this year's tournament as the International Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Mulayam gives Akhilesh full marks on completing 100 days


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday gave full marks to the Uttar Pradesh state government headed by his son, Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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India, US to hold trilateral dialogue with Afghanistan


June 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to hold a trilateral dialogue with Kabul to support their joint efforts to prepare Afghanistan for the post-2014 scenario ... Read more...

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Tax officials meet to discuss effective governance


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday inaugurate here a two-day annual conference of officials from the customs, central excise and service tax deparments that ... Read more...

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Modi rule akin to Emergency: Suresh Mehta


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 30 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta Wednesday said the Narendra Modi regime was akin to the Emergency rule of 1975-77."Even if we are unsure that ... Read more...

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Walk out of UPA over special package demand: Rajnath to Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Asking Trinamool Congress to withdraw support from the 'incompetent' UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said his party will support Mamata ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts 26 Italian banks’ ratings


May 15th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service cut the long-time credit ratings of 26 Italian banks Monday, underlining the banking woes in both the country and the euro zone.The ... Read more...

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People’s respect for police declining: NHRC


May 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The people's respect for the police is declining and so is the morale of the police, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Secretary General Rajiv Sharma ... Read more...

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Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting rights violations in India."NHRC wants the media to help it improve the ... Read more...

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IMF lowers India growth forecast to 6.9 percent


April 27th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday lowered India's economic growth forecast to 6.9 percent for 2012 as compared to 7 percent projection announced in January.The ... Read more...

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Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC


April 27th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting the issue of human rights violation in the country. "NHRC wants the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan enacts law on right to hearing


April 27th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Thursday passed a bill providing the people with the right to a hearing on governance related issues within a stipulated timeframe. The state ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Azad lambasts National Conference, PDP alike


April 19th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday took on Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partner National Conference and opposition Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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Jaitley slams government for ‘attack on federalism’


April 16th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led central government for encroaching on the rights of the states, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday said Congress chief ministers should also protest the ... Read more...

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UP to promote IT sector


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.The move came ... Read more...

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Corruption hitting government image


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Conceding that corruption scandals would erode people's trust in government, a Planning Commission member Thursday called for steps to make government institutions more accountable."Right now we ... Read more...

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548 projects sanctioned under urban renewal mission


March 13th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government has sanctioned 548 projects under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath informed the Lok Sabha Tuesday."While ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns as News International chairman


February 29th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) James Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of News International, the company announced Wednesday.The 39-year-old son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch relinquished his newspaper position to ... Read more...

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No move to take conduct code out of EC’s purview: Khurshid


February 21st, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday denied any proposal by the Group of Ministers (GoM) on corruption to take the model code of conduct out of the purview ... Read more...

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‘$94 bn graft mars Gilani government’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan has lost Rs.8,500 billion ($94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance during the rule of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, graft watchdog ... Read more...

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Early poll in Pakistan desirable, says daily


January 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) An early poll would be desirable in Pakistan as it would end the "sense of frustration" that people are feeling, said a daily while calling ... Read more...

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Thousands vow to fight for corruption-free Meghalaya


January 30th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 30 (IANS) Thousands Monday vowed to fight for a corruption-free Meghalaya at a rally held here.The campaign by Team Ardent, named after Meghalaya legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit, aims ... Read more...

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