01 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Terming land acquisition as one of the "difficult acts" in India, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya today said it can easily take up to 5 years for acquiring land for a large project including building of cities.
01 Aug 2015
Washington: As the US Presidential race hots up, Hillary Clinton's personal physician released a statement saying she is physically fit to serve as president with health issues resulting from a 2012 health scare resolved.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit the Pune based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) tomorrow in support of the students' agitation there against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as its head. Sources told reporters that Gandhi will visit FTII tomorrow in support of the students' demands.
27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has approved the appointment of Swati Maliwal as the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Shiv Sena today dismissed suggestions that it was siding with the opposition on the Land Bill to corner the government, but said it has given amendments to the measure in the larger interest of farmers.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations on the Land Bill, today huddled with Opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 Act which are up for consideration before a Joint Committee of Parliament.
27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A bill, providing for trial in cheque bounce cases at the place where the cheque was presented for clearance and not the place of issue, was re-introduced in the Lok Sabha today, with an aim of helping lakhs of people suffering due to jurisdictional issues.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Alleging "political opportunism" behind Rahul Gandhi's tirade against the land bill, Government today hinged hopes on a "consensus" in the Joint Committee of Parliament for passage of the contentious measure and claimed Congress alone is insisting on zero amendment in the 2013 law.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government today told the Delhi High Court that it has initiated the process to appoint Lokayukta, a post which has remained vacant since November 2013.
22 Jul 2015
New Delhi: In yet another round of confrontation, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has rejected the appointment of Swati Maliwal as Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief by Arvind Kejriwal government, saying his approval had not been sought on the issue.