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Kudankulam reactor to operate from October: Minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is scheduled to be operational by October 2012 and the 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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CAG Vinod Rai’s service records and dossier missing


August 21st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The service records of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai "are not traceable", the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has revealed in response ... Read more...

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Whistle Blowers bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.It was introduced by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension V. ... Read more...

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CBI files 251 disproportionate assets cases (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 251 cases of disproportionate assets (DA) were filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the last three years (2009-2012), the ... Read more...

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CBI files 215 disproportionate assets cases


August 8th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 251 cases of disproportionate assets (DA) were filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the last three years (2009-2012), the ... Read more...

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Half-day in government offices around Parliament House


July 24th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government offices around the Parliament House will remain shut during the first half of Wednesday in view of the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect ... Read more...

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After North Block, minor fire in Shastri Bhawan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Barely two days after a fire erupted in a home ministry office in North Block, a minor fire broke out in Shastri Bhawan Wednesday."It was ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill goes to committee, Anna announces another agitation (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ralegan Siddhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill hit another road block Monday when it was sent to a select committee of Rajya Sabha amid high drama, soon ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill sent to select committee of Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill was Monday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha soon after being taken up for debate after a gap ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill sent to Rajya Sabha select committee (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill was Monday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha soon after being taken up in the house after a ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill listed to be tabled in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The long-discussed Lokpal bill is likely to be tabled Monday in the Rajya Sabha as it is listed in the scheduled business for the ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill listed to be tabled Monday


May 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha Monday as it is listed in the scheduled business for the day.Even though ... Read more...

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Panel planned for speedy disposal of CBI cases


May 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government has accepted a recommendation to set up a committee to study the pending CBI cases in courts and suggest ways for their speedy ... 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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Taking Lokayukta out of Lokpal bill: Cabinet to decide


April 4th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With most political parties at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's all-party meet on March 23 in favour of separating the institution of Lokayuktas in states ... Read more...

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Government denies plans to curb poll panel (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Stung by attacks from the opposition, the government Tuesday denied it planned to curb the Election Commission's powers to implement the model code of ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on sharing officials’ appraisal reports (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that government employees' performance appraisal reports, officially known as the annual confidential report (ACR), ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on officials’ appraisal reports


February 7th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential ... Read more...

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Plea to make officials’ appraisal reports public


January 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential Report (ACR), may not be confidential anymore, with a petition before the ... Read more...

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Volunteers to ensure better delivery of welfare in Maoist areas


January 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Volunteer community workers will henceforth ensure better delivery of flagship welfare schemes and public services in Maoist-controlled areas to those who need them most.Concerned ... Read more...

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EC puts minorities quota on hold, BJP slams Congress ‘bigotry’ (Roundup)


January 11th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid fierce resistance by the BJP to religion-based reservations, the Election Commission Wednesday asked the government to put on hold the implementation of the 4.5 ... Read more...

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Government defends minority quota in Lokpal


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Defending the inclusion of minority quota in the Lokpal bill, the government Tuesday assured that the anti-graft legislation will be passed after considering the ... Read more...

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Odisha shifts top official over Posco clashes


December 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Odisha Friday shifted a top official over the clashes near the Posco site in which one person was killed.Priyabrat Patnaik was transferred from the post ... Read more...

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Judicial accountability bill in, food bill deferred


December 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared two key anti-graft bills - the judicial accountability bill and the public grievances redressal bill - but deferred the food ... Read more...

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Andhra minister, TDP MLA clash in public


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh and a legislator of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) exchanged blows in full public view in West Godavari district ... Read more...

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Every effort to bring Lokpal bill in winter session: Khurshid


November 18th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said that every endeavour was being made to bring a strong Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament that ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh police implement citizen’s charter


November 5th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Announcing implementation of citizen's charter, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Brij Lal Friday directed the officials to ensure redressal of public complaints within time-frame.Terming ... Read more...

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Government unveils bill for time-bound public services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With Team Anna threatening to renew its agitation for a strong Lokpal bill, the government Wednesday unveiled a bill to check graft and to ... Read more...

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GoM accepts Chawla panel report on natural resources


October 15th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has accepted most of the recommendations of a committee set up to suggest ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel should be allowed to do good job: Singhvi


October 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Hours after Anna Hazare threatened another agitation to push forward the Jan Lokpal Bill, the head of the parliamentary panel looking into the anti-graft ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s suggestion ideal solution for Lokpal: MP


October 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's suggestion of a constitutional basis for the Lokpal and Lokayuktas is the best way forward, a member of parliament's standing committee ... Read more...

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Patil likely to press Switzerland on black money issue


September 29th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India is likely to renew its request to the Swiss government to end bank secrecy and to help get billions of dollars stashed in ... Read more...

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Bill to check corruption in procurement soon: Minister


September 26th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government will soon introduce in parliament a bill to check corruption and bring transparency in the procurement of raw materials in the public sector, ... Read more...

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Government getting information on black money: Khurshid


September 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Through bilateral treaties, the Indian government has received crucial information on black money from Switzerland and other tax havens and would take action to ... Read more...

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Experts differ with Jan Lokpal bill provisions


September 25th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Some of the experts appearing before a parliamentary panel scrutinising the Lokpal bill Saturday expressed reservations over the Jan Lokpal bill of Anna Hazare, ... Read more...

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