Australia plans more tough asylum-seeker reforms

Australia announced further tough reforms to its asylum-seeker policy on Wednesday, saying refugees should have to prove a higher risk of danger than before to avoid being sent home.

Govt to work on policy framework for missile exports: Chander

Hyderabad: Many countries have expressed interest in acquiring missiles developed by India and efforts would soon be made on laying down a policy framework to tap this export potential, according to Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister Avinash Chander.

China denies changing policy on Dalai Lama: Official

China denied changing its stance on exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today, after reports said Beijing had relaxed its policies of publicly denouncing him and banning worship of his image.

Haryana to launch policy to invite donations for govt schools

Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will launch a new policy under which interested donors can contribute funds or other items to strengthen government schools in the state.

Chhattisgarh Govt announces policies for four key sectors

In a bid to attract investments, Chhattisgarh Government on Monday announced separate industrial policies for four key sectors.

Policy against misleading ads in the offing

The union government is likely to
come up with a policy to curb the publication of misleading
advertisements, Ministry of
Consumers Affairs said.

Goa to have its info-tech policy by next month

The policy will classify the IT units so that they can be operated from any premises and government agencies would not be refusing them law benefits.

Telangana legislators` boycott policy to continue

Congress leaders from Telangana
region, including ministers and MPs, today decided to continue
staying away from official work in order to mount pressure on
the Centre for the creation of a separate state.

Can’t implement J&K militants rehab policy: HM

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday
said there were "practical issues" in implementing Jammu and
Kashmir government`s rehabilitation policy for militants who
have crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Govt rejects army`s promotion policy proposal

The Indian government has rejected an army proposal for changing its promotion policy for senior officers, sources said Wednesday.

Par panel raps Home Ministry over renewed arms policy

A Parliamentary committee has
strongly criticised the Home Ministry for hurriedly
implementing many new features of the existing arms policy
without seeking its formal approval and violating a decades
old practice.

2G: Behura`s bail reserved, says PM backed policy

A Delhi court reserved
its order on the bail plea of former Telecom Secretary
Siddhartha Behura, who
countered the conspiracy charge against him by saying he was
implementing a policy backed by the Prime Minister.

Forest policy to strengthen Goa’s eco-tourism

Goa government`s forest policy aims to boost eco-tourism initiatives.

Sushma demands new policy to stop farmer suicides

Expressing concern over the growing incidents of suicides by farmers due to crop failure in the country, including Madhya Pradesh, Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Saturday demanded a new central policy on the issue.

New agriculture policy is on anvil: J&K govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said a new agriculture policy is on anvil to focus on
diversification of agriculture crops to encourage low volume,
high value crops in the state.

Sultan Ahmad criticises LF govt for policy on Muslims

Lambasting the Left Front government for the poor condition of minorities, Union Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed said the state government had used Muslim youths to "merely
put up posters and loot booths during polls".

50 applications received under Kashmir rehabilitation policy

The Jammu and Kashmir government has received nearly 50 applications from parents seeking the return of their sons from across the Line of Control (LoC) under a new rehabilitation policy for militants, say official sources.

`UPA Govt`s pro-market policy to be blamed for rising prices`

The UPA government has failed
to check the spiralling prices of food items and other
essential commodities as it has "totally surrendered" before
the market forces, the CPI said on Tuesday.

Cong for comprehensive land acquisition policy

Congress asked the government to work out a comprehensive land policy and ensure sharing of profits by the displaced persons.

Govt approves policy on militants’ return from PoK

Govt on Tuesday said that former
militants who crossed over to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)
between 1989 and 2009 will be considered for return through
its special rehabilitation policy.