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Coal block allocations: Conspiracy behind BJP’s demand, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government Tuesday said there was a conspiracy behind the Bharatiya Janata Party's demand to cancel 142 coal blocks given during 2006-09 and also ... Read more...

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Air India to seek compensation for Dreamliner delay


July 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A ministerial panel headed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday approved the compensation demand made by Air India from US planemaker Boeing for delay ... Read more...

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Telecom EGoM to recommend lower reserve price to cabinet for approval (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday decided to recommend to the cabinet a reserve price lower than what the sector regulator has ... Read more...

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EGoM to recommend spectrum price, but cabinet to take call


July 20th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Friday decided to make specific recommendations on the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction, spectrum ... Read more...

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2G spectrum base price decision deferred till Friday (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Wednesday deferred a decision on the crucial reserve price issue till Friday, raising doubts yet again ... Read more...

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No plan to hike diesel, LPG, kerosene prices: Reddy


May 28th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government has no immediate plan to hike prices of diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said Monday."I ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel approves investment policy on urea


February 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday approved a new investment policy to boost urea production.At present, India ... Read more...

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Policy on import of jet fuel silent on logistics: Experts


February 7th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Airlines welcomed the decision of a ministerial panel to allow direct import of fuel, but aviation experts said several questions remained unanswered, particularly on ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors burn Chidambaram’s effigy


January 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday burnt an effigy of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to protest the decision of a ministerial panel not ... Read more...

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Term of GoM on CWG extended


November 7th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The government has extended by two months the tenure of a Group of Ministers (GoM) looking into the alleged irregularities in the conduct of ... Read more...

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Onion export ban to be reviewed


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on food headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to review Tuesday the ban on onion exports, ... Read more...

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Air India restructure plan in three months: Ravi


August 12th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The government Friday said it would take three months to finalise the financial restructuring plan of cash-strapped national carrier Air India."The exercise of finalising ... Read more...

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Air India says financially hit but operationally sound


August 11th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial meeting of a ministerial panel on the future of Air India, the beleaguered flag carrier has sought to suggest that ... Read more...

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Ahluwalia defends Manmohan Singh’s role in 2G case


August 7th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has steadfastly defended his mentor and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the handling of second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Airwaves Raja drags PM again, wants Chidambaram in witness box


July 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Hours after saying he did not wish to implicate Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or anyone else in the 2G spectrum allotment case, former telecom ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel on Air India to meet next week: Ravi


July 18th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) looking into the issue of equity infusion and revival of national carrier Air India met here Monday and has ... Read more...

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‘Maran rejected key telecom pricing proposal’


July 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Dayanidhi Maran, who quit the union cabinet Thursday, in 2006 rejected a key proposal from ministry of finance when he was communication minister that ... Read more...

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EGoM meeting on fuel price hike begins


June 24th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The ministerial panel to consider a fuel price hike began its meeting here Friday evening.The empowered group of ministers (eGoM), headed by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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PM hints at Cairn-Vedanta deal clearance


May 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that India was still a preferred destination for foreign investment and assured that issues relating ... Read more...

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Cairn-Vedanta sale referred to CCEA for final decision: Reddy


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A ministerial panel has come to a unanimous decision which will be sent to the cabinet to take a final call on the proposal of ... Read more...

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EGoM on fuel price hike deferred for next week: Jaipal Reddy


May 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The meeting of the ministerial panel scheduled Wednesday to consider a possible rise in fuel prices has been deferred till next week, Petroleum Minister ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill in monsoon session: PM (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Admitting that there was "growing feeling" amongst people that present systems were ineffective in dealing with corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said he ... Read more...

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‘Go-No Go’ forest area policy to stay: Jairam Ramesh


April 9th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said he would continue to pursue his "Go-No Go" concept of forest area classification to prevent illegal ... Read more...

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After Anna jibe, Pawar quits anti-graft panel (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday stepped down from the high-powered anti-graft ministerial panel after social activist Anna Hazare, who is on fast-unto-death here against ... Read more...

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Pawar quits anti-graft panel after Hazare jibe


April 6th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday stepped down from the high-powered anti-graft ministerial panel after social activist Anna Hazare, who is on fast-unto-death against corruption, ... Read more...

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Pawar gives into Hazare’s demand, quits GoM on corruption


April 6th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday evening resigned from the Group of Ministers (GoM) meant to look into the amendments required ... Read more...

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Hazare rejects Pawar’s offer to quit from Lokpal Bill GoM


April 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who is continuing with his hunger strike demanding enactment of an anti-corruption bill to give wider powers to the Ombudsman, on ... Read more...

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Delhi ministerial panel wants low regularisation rates


January 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) of the Delhi cabinet set up to consider all aspects of fixing development charges on unauthorised colonies for their regularisation, Friday reached ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel on corruption holds first meeting


January 21st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The first meeting of the recently-constituted group of ministers (GOM) on corruption was held under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Friday evening, an ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel examining fast-track graft trials: Moily


January 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister M.Veerappa Moily Friday stressed the need for fast-tracking trials in corruption cases and said the issue is being considered by a group of ... Read more...

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PM’s panel disagrees with NAC on food security law


January 13th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Taking a reality check, a prime ministerial panel Thursday disagreed with the Sonia Gandhi-headed National Advisory Council's ambitious plans on food security, saying it would be ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel to look into ‘paid news’


January 7th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a ministerial panel headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to look into the issue of "paid news" and suggest remedial measures that ... Read more...

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Bollywood Item Numbers Munni And Sheila: Put Under Scanner


January 5th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood Item numbers Munni and Sheila: Put under scanner by social activist.The popular Bollywood item numbers that have taken up the nation by a storm, 'Munni Badnaam Hui' and 'Sheila ... Read more...

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Gujjar talks drag, to continue Wednesday (Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) The meeting between Gujjar leader Colonel (retd) K.S. Bainsla and Rajasthan government representatives Tuesday once again remained inconclusive. However, both the parties have agreed to meet again Wednesday ... Read more...

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Gujjar leader Bainsla to meet Ashok Gehlot


January 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) Colonel (retd) K.S. Bainsla, leader of Rajasthan's agitating Gujjar community, will Tuesday hold talks with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, even as the community's stir for five percent reservation ... Read more...

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