Congress unhappy over government rejecting amendments to Finance Bill

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday expressed its unhappiness over the government rejecting the amendments to the Finance Bill 2017. He also expressed concern over the government removing limits on corporate donations The amendments were proposed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, party spokesperson Rajeev Gowda said More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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RS debates, returns Railways Appropriation Bills

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday debated and returned to the Lok Sabha the Appropriation (Railways) Bill, 2017 and the Appropriation (Railways) Number 2 Bill, 2017. Prabhu said that dedicated freight corridor More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Punjab vigilance to probe Rs 31,000 crore foodgrain scam

Chandigarh: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau will conduct a thorough probe into the Rs 31,000 crore foodgrain scam in the state, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday. He said that his government would get More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Congress to move amendments to GST bills on Wednesday

New Delhi: The Congress party will move amendments to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bills on Wednesday, as it has concerns about some clauses in the bills and the manner of tabling those in Parliament, said a More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Judiciary has over-reached on Aadhaar: Babul Supriyo

Kolkata: Expressing disappointment over the Supreme Court order on linking the Aadhaar card with social welfare schemes, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo on Tuesday More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Digvijaya’s Twitter goof-up: Late leader in Rahul Gandhi Cabinet

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday goofed up with a Twitter post, wherein he said former External Affairs Minister, late Dinesh Singh, was a member of Rahul Gandhi’s Cabinet. Digvijaya More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Sena files privilege motion on barring MP from flying

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday said she was considering a privilege motion by the Shiv Sena on the ban by all airlines on party member Ravindra Gaikwad. The issue was raised by Sena member More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Speaker calls for amicable solution to airlines’ ban on Sena MP

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday called for an amicable solution to the Shiv Sena’s demand for removal of the blanket ban imposed by airlines on its MP Ravindra Gaikwad after he allegedly More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Congress alleges Rs 20,000-crore scam in ‘Ujala’ bulb scheme

New Delhi: Pointing a finger at the ruling NDA government at the Centre, the Congress party on Monday alleged that the process of procurement and distribution of ‘Ujala’ LED bulbs has given birth to More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Nitish’s dinner invite divides Bihar BJP

Patna: A dinner invitation for Monday night sent out by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for members of both houses of the Bihar legislature seems to have divided the opposition state BJP — one group ready to attend More...