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Government outlines budget session agenda, opposition to raise price rise

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS): The Narendra Modi government has outlined its legislative agenda, which includes bills for amending insurance laws and regulating the real estate sector, in the budget session of parliament beginning Monday even as the opposition plans to turn the heat over price rise. Government outlines budget session agenda, opposition to raise […]

Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

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Bangalore, July 6 (IANS): Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco. Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts “Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are two […]

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King Khan and Sallu Bhai hug each other at iftaar party

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Mumbai, July 6 (IANS): The two leading Khans of Bollywood – Shah Rukh and Salman Khan have hugged each other with warmth as they came face to face at an iftaar party here Sunday.Both grabbed all the attention when they attended the annual iftaar party of Maharashtra legislator Baba Siddiqui here. King Khan and Sallu […]

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Modi to attend BRICS meet, India to take up UNSC reforms

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New Delhi, July 6 (IANS): In his first participation in a global meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the sixth summit of BRICS countries in Brazil July 14-16 where reforms of the UN Security Council and issues like the BRICS development bank and climate change are likely to be taken up. Modi to attend […]

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Left agitations not producing desired results: CPI

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Kolkata, July 6 (IANS): Expressing serious concern over the erosion in the Left parties’ votebank, the CPI Sunday conceded that their agitations in the recent past on various issues had not produced the desired outcome. Left agitations not producing desired results: CPI We are seriously worried about the erosion of our (left parties’) votebank, Communist […]

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Karnataka minister U.T. Khader gives car for accident victims, takes auto to Namaz

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Bangalore, 6 July -2014(IANS): Karnataka Health Minister U.T. Khader Sunday came to the aid of an old couple, involved in an accident, sending them to a hospital in his official car and himself taking an auto to reach his destination. Karnataka minister U.T. Khader gives car for accident victims, takes auto to Namaz The minister […]

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Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal shifted to Mizoram

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New Delhi, July 6 (IANS): Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal, who had an uneasy relationship with Narendra Modi when he was Gujarat chief minister, was Sunday shifted to Mizoram in a minor reshuffle of governors. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal shifted to Mizoram Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva, who is due to finish her term in about a […]

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Sachin Pilot accuses Narendra Modi of ‘double-speak’

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New Delhi, 6 July-2014(PTI): Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of double-speak on the issue of food inflation and price rise, the Congress on Sunday said the PM and the party spoke in a different voice when they were in opposition. Sachin Pilot accuses Narendra Modi of ‘double-speak’ Underlining that this is a government which has […]

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Aam Aadmi Party alleges power distribution companies scuttling audits

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New Delhi, 6 July-2014(PTI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today alleged that the private power distribution companies were trying to scuttle the audit of their accounts by the CAG and warned that the party would protest any further rise in electricity tariff in the national capital. Aam Aadmi Party alleges power distribution companies scuttling audits The […]

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Three European engineers suspected to be kidnapped in Libya

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TRIPOLI, 6 July-2014(Reuters): Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company have probably been kidnapped in Libya, officials from the Libyan and Italian governments said on Sunday. Three European engineers suspected to be kidnapped in Libya Libya has seen a rise in kidnappings of diplomats, foreigners and Libyans, with a fractious government and parliament unable to […]

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