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Govt fine tunes shape of proposed body to replace collegium

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:44

Keen to bring a bill to scrap the present system of appointment of judges, government is weighing its options on the shape of the proposed body to replace the collegium system.

AG-headed committee to look into changes in Lokpal rules

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 11:35

A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (AG) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.

Natwar Singh takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, says politics is not a part-time job

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 00:55

Former external affairs minister and a staunch Congress supporter Natwar Singh on Friday put a stamp over the much talked about `dynastic rule` in the Congress party by saying that there is no `number one, two or three` in the grand old party as the Gandhi family rules it leaving rest of the party leaders at a much lower level.

Losses on sale of diesel dip to all-time low of Rs 1.33/litre

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 20:10

Losses on the sale of diesel have dropped to an all-time low of Rs 1.33 per litre, bringing the prospect of deregulation of the nation's most consumed fuel within sniffing distance.

Sonia`s reaction to my book shows it has touched raw nerve: Natwar

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:22

Natwar Singh, former Congress leader, Friday said that the strong reaction from Sonia Gandhi to his new book, proves that it has touched a "raw nerve" and something has "upset" her so much that she came out.

Manmohan Singh backs Sonia Gandhi, says no files were sent to 10 Janpath

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:26

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday came out in defence of Sonia Gandhi, after former union minister Natwar Singh made a series of “disclosures” on the Congress president.

Chidambaram happy with govt decision to push Insurance Bill

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:02

Expressing satisfaction over the NDA government's decision to push the insurance bill, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said each government should build on the accomplishment of the previous one.

When I will write my own book, truth will come out: Sonia Gandhi on Natwar Singh`s allegations

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:39

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reacted to former partyman Natwar Singh`s claim that she gave up the prime ministership in 2004 not because of her “inner voice”, but because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi.

Kingfisher Airlines is the nation's biggest defaulter: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:02

Kingfisher Airlines has emerged as the country's biggest defaulter as per a report published Thursday by a leading English daily.

Govt not considering any proposal to junk Aadhaar project

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:29

Government is not considering any proposal to discontinue the Aadhaar project under which biometrics details of residents are collected to generate unique identification number, Parliament was informed Friday.

PM Modi favours PPP model in power sector

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country`s growing power needs.

Appointment of new governors likely before Parliament session

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:20

Some BJP veterans are likely to be appointed as governors once some of the incumbents chosen by the previous UPA government make their exit.