The United States and Iran are drafting elements of a nuclear deal that commits Tehran to a 40 per cent cut in the number of machines it could use to make an atomic bomb, officials told The Associated Press today.Mar 20, 2015, 01:15 AM IST
The six-day session of ADP, United Nation's subsidiary body on climate change, has concluded here with nearly 200 member countries adopting the 86-page text as the basis for negotiation on reaching a climate agreement in Paris scheduled to be held in December.Feb 14, 2015, 09:45 AM IST
Declaring the approval of draft on national television, Amr Mussa, the chief of the draft amending panel added that it will be handed over to interim President Adly Mansour on Tuesday.Dec 02, 2013, 13:23 PM IST
The Russian armed forces are expecting to call up 153,200 conscripts for military service in the annual spring draft that started Monday and will last through July 15.Apr 01, 2013, 15:52 PM IST
Secretary General of the Election Committee Zaghloul el-Balshi announced he is stepping down and cited "a sudden health crisis" as the reason for his sudden resignation last night.Dec 20, 2012, 09:03 AM IST
A hearing to determine the legitimacy of panel dominated by Islamists which approved the draft Constitution by President Mohamed Mursi was reportedly postponed on Sunday by Supreme Constitutional court.Dec 02, 2012, 16:08 PM IST
A draft Bill seeking to make it mandatory for the domestic raw cotton users to provide information for gathering reliable and timely data on the commodity has been circulated for discussions.May 16, 2012, 22:17 PM IST
Swami Agnivesh also welcomed the inclusion of NGOs, media and corporate under Lokpal and according it a
Amid a raging controversy over
land acquisition, the government on Friday unveiled a new draft bill
putting in place a transparent, legal framework aimed at
giving adequate compensation to land owners and ensuring
rehabilitation of those displaced.
Govt has firmed up the draft of a new bill which makes consent of 80 per cent of land owners mandatory before purchase of land.Jul 24, 2011, 19:28 PM IST
Pressing its demand for a
strong Lokpal with teeth to fight corruption, the CPI on Thursday
warned that the government could face "trouble" if it comes up
with a bogus draft in Parliament.
Contrary to Anna Hazare team`s description of government`s Lokpal Bill draft as a "very big hoax", Swami Agnivesh, an associate of the Gandhian`s anti-graft campaign, termed the latest draft as an "improvement" of its 2010 draft.Jun 24, 2011, 23:00 PM IST
Replying to criticism that he was
seeking to create a `parallel government` through a Jan Lokpal
bill, social activist Anna Hazare today said all
parties should decide if that was the case.
The government has been arguing that shifting of the
CBI under the umbrella of the Lokpal would deny the Executive
its own investigative wing for taking care of other issues.
Left parties asked the government to give them a draft of the Lokpal Bill before
convening any all party meeting on the issue.
The Lokpal Bill drafting committee Saturday identified areas of agreement between the government and the civil society representatives on the proposed stringent anti-graft legislation.May 07, 2011, 23:17 PM IST
Hazare had written a letter to Sonia Gandhi alleging a smear campaign by some Congress leaders.Apr 23, 2011, 09:30 AM IST
Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas
Paswan on Tuesday said a dalit should have been in the committee
constituted to draft the Lokpal Bill.
Coming out in support of Anna
Hazare`s cause, Left parties asked the government to
consult all political parties, social activists and citizens`
groups to finalise a new draft Lokpal legislation.
The chief of a top panel
drafting a new constitution for the country on Tuesday expressed
confidence that it would finish its job as the deadline for
the promulgation of the document drew near.