Bills

  • Lokpal: Bureaucrats to declare assets under new rules Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central government has notified rules under the Lokpal Act making it mandatory for all its employees to file declarations of their assets and liabilities and those of their spouses and dependent children. It has issued new forms for filing these returns which have fields to give details on...
  • Focus on Judicial Appointments Commission Bill after Markandey Katju's charges Yesterday

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju's allegations have triggered another debate on appointment of judges in the higher judiciary through the collegium system. There is already a Bill drafted by the previous UPA government to bring in changes in current system. It is called the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) Bill. The Bill...
  • Indian in Saudi Arabia banned from going abroad without paying bill 2 days ago

    Riyadh: An Indian in Saudi Arabia has been banned from travelling abroad when he failed to pay his telephone bill of over Rs 3 lakhs from SIM cards he claims have been registered falsely under his name. Shamsuddin Ansari, who works as a driver, is trying to get his name...
  • Body of Lucknow gangrape victim cremated 3 days ago

    The unfortunate victim of gangrape whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlaganj area of Lucknow after the gruesome rape and murder has been cremated on Saturday. The incident took place in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder. "We have...
  • Bill Campbell, one of Steve Jobs' most trusted advisers, steps down from Apple board 4 days ago

    San Francisco: One of the most trusted advisers to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is retiring from the iPhone maker's board of directors. Bill Campbell's departure after 17 years on Apple's board cleared the way for the company to appoint Susan Wagner, a founding partner of money manager BlackRock, as a...
  • Bill Clinton offers support to UP government in health services 5 days ago

    Former US President Bill Clinton on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed various ongoing health schemes in the state. Clinton offered support to the Akhilesh government in health services through the Clinton Health Access Initiative, an official release said. UP Health Minister Ahmed Hassan and other ministers and officials were present on the...
  • UP government clears Mohammad Ali Jauhar University (Amendment) Bill 5 days ago

    Mohammad Ali Jauhar University (Amendment) Bill, which had been pending for seven years, has been finally cleared by the outgoing Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi granting minority status to the varsity. The varsity is the dream project of senior Samajwadi Party minister Azam Khan, who often criticised Raj Bhawan for delaying clearance...
  • Karnataka government bends rules to pay minister's Rs 1.16 cr medical bill 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Karnataka Housing Minister MH Ambareesh has created a controversy after the state government agreed to reimburse his Rs 1.16 crore medical bill. As per government rules, ministers are reimbursed up to Rs 5 lakh for their medical treatment. But Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cited "special cases" to clear Ambareesh's...
  • After Jaipur mid-day meal kitchen, Clinton to visit a Jabrauli school in Lucknow today 5 days ago

    Former US president Bill Clinton will visit the state capital on Thursday during which he is scheduled to take part in a student interaction in a school. Clinton will spend about two hours in Jabrauli village under Mohanlalganj tehsil of here, and is also scheduled to take part in a Clinton...
  • Bill Clinton visits 'Akshaya Patra's' kitchen, serves food to students 6 days ago

    Former US President Bill Clinton visited the kitchen run by an NGO which provides food to a large number of children at government schools as part of the mid-day meal scheme. Clinton and his delegation were warmly received by the members of the NGO 'Akshaya Patra' at their kitchen at Jagatpura...
  • Rajya Sabha passes TRAI Amendment Bill, paves way for Misra's appointment as PM aide 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The TRAI Amendment Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on Tuesday which would remove legal hurdles in the appointment of former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India chief Nripendra Misra as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. The Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Moving the Bill, Minister...
  • Bill Clinton arrives in Jaipur, to visit Jagatpura mid-day meal kitchen tomorrow 1 week ago

    Former US President Bill Clinton arrived in Jaipur on Tuesday. He is on a tour during which he will visit a kitchen being run for schoolchildren by an NGO. Clinton landed with his delegation at the international airport at Sanganer from where they left for a hotel amidst tight security. "Clinton is...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur mid-day meal kitchen on July 16 July 14, 2014

    Former US President Bill Clinton, who would travel to India this week, is scheduled to pay a visit to a kitchen run here by an NGO that caters food to children in government schools as part of the mid-day meal scheme that feeds over one million kids daily across the...
  • Congress seeks to take credit for Polavaram bill July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday sought to take credit for the controversial bill on Polavaram project to be set up in Andhra Pradesh and appreciated the current government for taking it forward as it is, saying it reflects the democratic politics. Congress member and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said the...
  • Rajya Sabha passes Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill. The bill deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring 7 mandals from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh for this project. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, passed by Lok Sabha last week, was approved...
  • BJD's Jay Panda backs TRAI amendment bill July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda on Monday supported the Bill to amend TRAI Act which seeks to remove a legal hurdle in the appointment of former chairman of telecom regulatory body Nripendra Mishra as principal secretary to the Prime Minister. While his party's stand on the issue is not...
  • BSP to support TRAI Amendment Bill July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday said that her party will not oppose the appointment of Nripendra Mishra as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister and support the TRAI Amendment Bill in Parliament. "Centre has the right to choose its officers and decide how they want to run the government,"...
  • Lok Sabha passes TRAI Amendment Bill, paves way for Misra's appointment as PM's principal secretary July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday even as the Congress continued to object to it. The Bill seeks to remove a legal hurdle in appointment of former chairman of telecom regulatory body Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to...
  • TRAI Bill: Why change the law for one person, asks Congress July 14, 2014

    Reacting to TRAI amendment bill, Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Monday said, "Issue is not about whom the PM picks to be his Principal Secretary, but why should the law change for one person? Such actions create doubts in the minds of the people." ...
  • Live: Congress raises Ramdev aide Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed in Rajya Sabha July 14, 2014

    The Rail Budget will be discussed by both Houses of Parliament on Monday. The Lok Sabha will also be taking up the TRAI Amendment Bill for consideration and passing by the lower House. This bill replaces the ordinance which paved the way for Nripendra Mishra's appointment as Principal Secretary to...
  • Rail Budget to be discussed in Parliament, TRAI Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha today July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government's first Rail Budget will be discussed by both Houses of Parliament on Monday. The Lok Sabha will also be taking up the TRAI Amendment Bill for consideration and passing by the lower House. This bill replaces the ordinance which paved the way for Nripender...
  • Telangana declares bandh to protest amendment of AP reorganisation bill July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A state wide bandh was called by the Telangana Political Joint Action Committee and Left parties to protest the amendment of the AP re-organisation bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill which deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • AP Reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst chaos and chanting of 'Jai Telangana', Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill. Home Minister Rajnath Singh had introduced the Bill with its component on the Polavaram project amidst uproar. Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Trinamool Congress Biju Janata Dal and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen opposed...
  • TRAI Bill to be tabled in LS today to pave way for Misra's appointment as PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority Amendment Bill will be placed in the Lok Sabha on Friday when the House reconvenes after the Budget. The Bill has to be amended to allow the appointment of former TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Before the Ordinance...
  • Bill Clinton to travel to India this month July 4, 2014

    New York: Former US President Bill Clinton will travel to India this month during which he is expected to visit Lucknow and Jaipur and focus on critical issues, including global health, improved access to medicines, climate change and economic development. Clinton will travel to India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and...
  • Jinnah's sister asked to pay water bill 47 years after her death June 30, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani authorities here have sent a water bill amounting Rs 2,63,774 to Fatima Jinnah, the sister of the country's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 47 years after her death. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has sent the bill to Fatima Jinnah and she has been directed to pay the amount...
  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' June 29, 2014

    Patna: Two young graduates of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, working with an associate of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar. The families of the accused allege they are being framed. The two conducted...