New Delhi: The government has announced a time-bound inquiry by a retired judge into reports of lobbying by retail giant Walmart to gain entry into India. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath made the announcement as soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day. “Government will appoint a retired judge to hold a time-bound [...]
New Delhi: Government has rejected charges of yoga guru Ramdev and Anna Hazare that it was not taking action on unearthing black money, saying it had signed bilateral agreements with many countries to bring tax evasion to light.
New Delhi: “Fly first, talks later” was Government’s firm message to striking Air India pilots refusing to resume work for the eighth day, as the airline stopped West-bound bookings for another two days and contemplated suspending global operations.
In ancient times, the need for a government arose when citizens wanted a regulated, armed militia toÂ protect their homes and businesses from foreign oppression. As society slowly evolved, the functionsÂ of the government also increased with the needs of its people. It became a market regulator, resourceÂ allocator, banker, service provider, lawmaker, and the list keeps expanding [...]
New Delhi: Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government were “constructive” and “positive”, officials here said.
Bhubaneswar: Italian hostage Paolo Basusco may be freed soon from his three-week capitivity by Maoists who reached an agreement with the Odisha government.
New Delhi: With some help from professionals, the government plans to reduce the trust deficit with people, especially those in backward areas, and improve its relationship with them.
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has requested the Centre to rename the Bombay High Court as the High Court Mumbai, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said.
New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh government today cancelled a meeting with Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, who attacked BJP saying it appeared the saffron party and Congress were on the same page on the legislation. A senior government official did not give reasons for the cancellation but claimed that the programme is rescheduled and it will [...]
New Delhi: The Government will try to get the Foreigners’ Bribery Bill pass, which makes accepting and giving gratifications by foreign public officials as a criminal offence, in the second half of the budget session in April.