Parliament’s panel says ‘unhappy’ over delay in Rafale deal

The law ministry also suggested that the liability clause should be stringent

New Delhi: As negotiations between India and France for the sale of 36 Rafale jet fighters are on, a parliamentary panel on Tuesday expressed its displeasure over the non-conclusion of the deal. The law ministry also suggested that the liability clause should be stringent Parliament’s standing committee for the defence ministry said in its report: More...

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He sent his resignation to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Monday
By Agencies On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Vijay Mallya tenders resignation from Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha. He sent his resignation to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Monday He sent his More...

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By Agencies On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Ansari banishes Trinamool MP for creating disturbance

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Hamid Ansari on Monday banished Trinamool Congress (TMC) member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy from the house for the day for creating disturbance in the house during question hour. Upset More...

Parrikar accused the Congress of inaction on the scam
By Agencies On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Manohar Parrikar to speak on AgustaWestland in parliament on Wednesday

Panaji/New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he will speak on the AgustaWestland issue in parliament on Wednesday, and give a detailed chronology of the events. Parrikar accused the Congress More...

The fires began 88 days ago and have so far destroyed nearly 3,000 acres of forest cover
By Agencies On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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IAF choppers, NDRF fight raging Uttarakhand forest fires

Dehradun: Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters sprayed water in a bid to control forest fires raging in Uttarakhand, union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday. The fires began 88 days ago and have so far destroyed More...

IS gunmen killed 130 victims in a vicious attack in Paris that made headlines worldwide
By Agencies On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Islamic State more dangerous in Europe than Al Qaeda was in 1990s

Washington: The threat against Europe from the Islamic State (IS) militants is worse than the threat from Al Qaeda was in the late 1990s, a US expert has said. IS gunmen killed 130 victims in a vicious attack in More...

Prime Minister Modi gets 6.2 on the scale of 10
By Agencies On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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Paswan, Javadekar, Nadda among non-performing ministers: Survey

New Delhi: Five union ministers namely Ram Vilas Paswan (Food), Bandaru Dattatreya (Labour), Radha Mohan Singh (Agriculture), JP Nadda (Health) and Prakash Javadekar (Environment) have failed public expectations, More...

The government is committed to a balanced approach to protect the environment
By IANS On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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Ban on registry of higher-capacity diesel vehicles arbitrary, SC told

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was told on Saturday that the its banning of diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000 cc or more was arbitrary as there was no “established” link between engine capacity More...

Why the conditions for the chopper's field trial in India were relaxed and the trial done in the company's premises
By Agencies On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Amit Shah again targets Sonia Gandhi over Agusta chopper scam

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday launched a fresh salvo at Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the massive scam in AgustaWestland VIP chopper deal, asking on whose behest the terms of the contract were More...

There are areas along the border including in Ladakh where India and China have differing perceptions of LAC
By Agencies On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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China told to cease construction in Pakistani Kashmir: Army

Jammu: India has told China to case its reported construction activities in parts of Pakistani Kashmir, the Indian Army said on Friday. There are areas along the border including in Ladakh where India and China More...