Mideast powers trade blame as Yemen teeters

Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran traded accusations Tuesday over the escalating conflict in Yemen, which the UN rights chief warned was on the brink of "total collapse".

Global powers, Iran to hold full session Monday: Tehran

World powers seeking to pin down a nuclear deal with Iran will hold their first full session of these negotiations on Monday, a senior Iranian official said.

Don`t need more powers, says CEC

The Mode Code of Conduct needs to be further strengthened, CEC SY Quraishi said.

HC seeks Centre’s response on CIC`s powers

Delhi HC sought a response from the Centre on a plea whether the CIC was legally empowered to prosecute an entity or a person.

Use powers for welfare of poor: J&K govt

Ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday asked the village representatives to utilise their powers for the welfare of poor.

Govt to curtail powers of Prasar Bharati CEO

Giving up the idea of bringing an
ordinance, the govt has now decided to table a bill in the winter session to amend the Prasar Bharati Act.

Major powers gather for Libya talks in Istanbul

Top officials from major Western
and regional powers gathered here today to discuss strategies
to strengthen the Libyan opposition and force embattled
strongman Muammar Gaddafi out.

Suggestions to give more powers to J&K unfortunate: BJP

BJP on Wednesday described as "very
unfortunate" the reported suggestions made by central
interlocutors that additional powers be given to Jammu and
Kashmir.

Proposal for more powers to CBI fails to find favour with GoM

A proposal to give more powers
to the CBI by amending a provision of the Act, which governs
its functions, has not found favour with a Group of Ministers
set up to suggest means to tackle corruption.

Panel for devolving most of Dalai Lama`s powers to PM

The 3-member committee
formed by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile in the aftermath of
the Dalai Lama`s decision to quit.

PAC`s powers go beyond CAG report: Joshi

Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee chairperson MM Joshi on Thursday indicated that overlapping of functions of the panel and the JPC into 2G spectrum scam was not a matter of concern and his powers went beyond the CAG report.

Thousands demand change in Morocco

People rallied demanding political reform and limits on King`s powers.

Iran`s nuke tour without major powers, key allies

A weekend tour of Iran`s nuclear
sites appears set to go ahead without Russia, China, the
European Union or key allies Turkey and Brazil, blunting
Tehran`s attempts.

Mayors demand more powers, better working condition

The 100th edition of All India
Mayors Council has sought steps to empower Mayors as per the
provisions of 74th amendment of constitution.

Powers should stop threatening Iran: Ahmadinejad

The West suspects Iran wants to build atomic weapons but Tehran denies this.

Ukraine court backs boosting President`s powers

The ruling terms changes to the Constitution agreed in 2004 as illegal.

Sri Lanka to boost presidential powers

Sri Lanka`s cabinet Monday passed constitutional amendments that boost the powers of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, officials said.

Officials can`t exercise powers as per whims and fancies: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has ruled that
government officials could not initiate departmental action
against an employee on the verge of retirement for an alleged
offence committed several years ago.

Sanctions threat discredits major powers: Iran atom chief

The head of Iran`s atomic energy
organisation said on Wednesday that the major powers would be
"discrediting" themselves if they went ahead with a push for
new UN sanctions despite a surprise deal inked with Brazil and
Turkey.

Info Commissions may get powers to frame `regulations`

Information Commissions will get
powers to make "regulations" if an amendment to the Right to
Information Act contemplated by government materialises.