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Wednesday , December 18 , 2013
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Scaling Samajwadi scare, Lokpal bill moves from RS to Lok Sabha

The Rajya Sabha today passed the amended Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill amid a spirit of bonhomie between the government and Opposition benches after a walkout by the Samajwadi Party, the sole objector....   | Read..

Cong works on twin deals

The Congress’s alliance negotiations with Mayawati have reached an advanced stage while an agreement is close to be sealed with Lalu Prasad....   | Read..

Nilekani meets Cong leader

Nandan Nilekani, the face of Aadhaar, today met Karnataka Congress chief G. Parameshwara amid rumours the Infosys co-founder would contest next year’s Lok Sabha polls. ...   | Read..

Adarsh ‘shield’ for Chavan

Political circles in Maharashtra were tonight abuzz with speculation that governor K. Sankaranarayanan had refused permission to the CBI to prosecute former chief ministe...   | Read..

Indo-Pak meet on ceasefire

The chiefs of the Pakistani and Indian military operations will meet next week to discuss ways to hold the ceasefire along the Line of Control....   | Read..
Rajya Sabha MP and actress Rekha outside Parliament on Tuesday. Picture by Prem Singh
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House panel negates transparency order

A parliamentary standing committee has overruled the country’s top law officer and backed...   | Read..

Telangana debate in Assembly from today

The Andhra Assembly will debate the Telangana bill for three days from tomorrow and resume the ...   | Read..

Decision on Lalit eligibility today

Hours of meetings and arguments today failed to resolve whether former IPL chief Lalit Modi would be able to contest Thu...   | Read..

Major accused of attacking cops

A major and his colleagues have been accused of assaulting policemen in Jammu after a row over tinted glasses in the veh...   | Read..

BJP settles US scores

The BJP’s tit-for-tat moment came wrapped in Section 377....   | Read..

Delhi chair for Arvind? Reply yes/no

Reply yes/no: Should AAP form a government in Delhi?...   | Read..

Landlord PAN must for rent over Rs 1 lakh

The landlord’s Permanent Account Number (PAN) must be mentioned by employees claiming tax exemption under house rent a...   | Read..

BJP basks in Arvind leash

The BJP believes the passage of the Lokpal bill has to an extent numbed the edge of Arvind Kejriwal’s campaign to ...   | Read..

Glaxo to halt sale payoff

A leading multinational drug maker has announced that it intends to stop playing Santa to doctors. ...   | Read..

Prior nod not must in graft probe: SC

The Centre’s prior sanction is not necessary in corruption investigations ordered or monitored by the Supreme Cour...   | Read..

Nobel laureate sets date for Nalanda

Eight hundred years lost. Nine months left....   | Read..