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Govt mulling mining bill in Winter session to allow pvt players

Govt mulling mining bill in Winter session to allow pvt players

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:17

The Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha in April 2000.

Parliament adjourned sine die

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 21:23

Parliament was Thursday adjourned sine die after the more than month-long budget session.

Telangana, Andhra officials` cadre distribution by June next

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 14:16

The process of distribution of official cadre between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will be completed much before the target date of June 2 next year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Insurance Bill sent to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 13:12

Giving in to opposition pressure, the government on Thursday referred the controversial Insurance Bill to the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha.

Insurance Bill sent to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 13:11

Giving in to opposition pressure, the government on Thursday referred the controversial Insurance Bill to the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha.

Insurance Bill referred to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:37

Bowing to opposition pressure, the government has referred the controversial Insurance Bill to a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, which will have 15 members.

Parliament approves Bills to scrap Collegium system of appointing judges

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 06:44

In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was unanimously cleared by the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Judges appointment: Constitution Amendment Bill moved in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:18

A Constitution Amendment Bill to facilitate establishment of a Commission to appoint judges to higher judiciary was moved on Wednesday night for consideration in the Rajya Sabha.

308 communal incidents till June this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 16:08

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

JD-U MP protests after certain words expunged in RS

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 15:59

A JD-U member in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday protested against his certain words being expunged from his speech on Monday, prompting Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to have a relook.

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:58

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March `15

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:58

Government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.