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Friday , March 20 , 2015

Session extension threat if bills not passed

The government has packed what is scheduled as the last day of the first half of the budget session with legislative business, with the threat of extending the session if two key bills aren't passed.   | Read..

Land bill plays on Modi mind

To Narendra Modi, most subjects nowadays seem to somehow lead to the land acquisition bill and its alleged potential to rescue farmers from the misfortune of farming.   | Read..

Train gang robs MP finance minister

Not many weeks ago, Jayant Malaiya had forecast that his state would earn Rs 1.14 lakh crore over the coming year.   | Read..

Congress grabs 'India Shining II'

A buoyant Congress is planning a large rally against the land acquisition bill at the Ramlila grounds next month in addition to protests and awareness drives through the...   | Read..

Overseas recruit shield for nurses

The Centre has banned private agencies from recruiting nurses for overseas jobs and handed the task solely to two Kerala government agencies, looking to shield the nurses...   | Read..

Snoop 'suspect' tag on RIL official

The CBI today told a Delhi court that Reliance Industries vice-president (finance) K.V. Mohanan and the managing partner of Mumbai-based law firm Chitale and Associates,...   | Read..

Filmmaker saved by old email

Chennai, March 19: An old email from a friend has helped Malayalam film director Jeethu Joseph win a plagiarism case against him, satisfying the court the screenplay had...   | Read..

Tool to predict animal conflict hotspots

Wildlife biologists, by analysing crop raids by elephants in Meghalaya's Garo Hills, have proposed a novel method to reliably predict hotspots for human-wildlife conflicts...   | Read..

Plea to bar gang-rape lawyers

The Supreme Court Women Lawyers' Association has sought a bar on the entry of two lawyers for making outrageous remarks against women in the BBC documentary on the December...   | Read..

CBSE math paper salve

The Central Board of Secondary Education today promised to address student grievances over the Class XII mathematics paper by awarding some marks just for attempting any...   | Read..

SC glare on boy 66A cuffs

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine an "urgent application" challenging the arrest of a 19-year-old schoolboy in Uttar Pradesh in connection with an...   | Read..

Report flags China concern

Asian countries are likely to be split by maritime disputes involving China that are on the rise in the country's neighbourhood, the Indian defence ministry has warned.   | Read..

House gets a 'dip' in Ganga

A question by a BJP member in the Lok Sabha today about "who brought the Ganga" to earth and the "effects" of bathing in the river left many MPs amused.   | Read..

Rajnath on Pak

Union home minister Rajnath Singh today did not rule out the threat from do-it-yourself terrorists, a euphemism for the Islamic State's "lone wolves", but...   | Read..

Relief for Teesta

The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question of granting anticipatory bail to activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand, whose custodial...   | Read..
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