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Wednesday , August 6 , 2014

Ban the dhoti? Ban the club! TN passes traditional attire Bill

Updated: 06 August 2014, Wednesday, 17:10 hrs (IST)
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill seeking to remove the ban on wearing the dhoti and other Indian traditional attire imposed by recreational clubs and others....   | Read..

Rahul leads protests in House after Speaker does not allow discussion

Updated: 06 August 2014, Wednesday, 13:47 hrs (IST)
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, who had stormed the Well in the Lok Sabha demanding a debate on communal tension, charged the Narendra Modi government with not allo...   | Read..

Jaitley sees ‘palace coup’ pressure behind Rahul’s sudden aggression

Updated: 06 August 2014, Wednesday, 17:55 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hit out at the Congress, saying Rahul Gandhi's “contrived aggression” in Lok Sabha was a compulsion as the par...   | Read..

SC to hear plea on constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Act

Updated: 06 August 2014, Wednesday, 13:47 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act, 2014, under which a separate committee was formed ...   | Read..

Realty, go forth and multiply

The Bengal government today unveiled an urban policy that seeks to unlock construction opportunities in congested zones such as Calcutta, rewarding real estate that has becom...   | Read..

Own goal by secular twins

Muslim leaders today blasted the Congress and the Trinamul Congress for making an issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s religious and social choices, saying such face...   | Read..

Rip-off alert on medicines

The country’s apex consumer commission has asked the Centre to take steps to prevent pharmaceutical firms from making “excessive profits”, citing a case...   | Read..

Kaziranga questions role of police

The forest authorities of Kaziranga National Park today told Gauhati High Court that police were not giving enough priority to trans-national wildlife crime cases such as...   | Read..

Nepal help to dodge deluge

The responsible neighbour’s role of Nepal, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Himalayan state, helped Bihar avert a replay of the 2008 Ko...   | Read..

House friends & foes rap medical bill

Jharkhand Medical Protection Bill, tabled to protect the medical fraternity by health minister Rajendra Prasad Singh and slated to be passed today, was denounced by MLAs ...   | Read..

BJP stir holds capital hostage

Around 7,000 state BJP members today laid siege to approach roads near the Assembly building to decry Hemant Soren government as a colossal failure and rally for its dism...   | Read..

Govt on Mahanadi flood alert

The state government today braced for high floods in the Mahanadi river system following heavy rainfall in the river’s upper catchment area, including Chhatisgarh, in t...   | Read..
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