WHITE PAPERS

  • Arunachal: BJP questions decision of dissolving state assembly at 12 midnight June 4, 2014

    Itanagar: Opposition BJP in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday sought a "white paper" from the new Congress government on the circumstances in which the fifth Legislative Assembly was dissolved on the midnight of March 6 before the expiry of its term. "If financial crisis was the cause then what was the reason...
  • Minister's resignation note to Margaret Thatcher sounded like a love letter October 7, 2013

    A newly released resignation note by Margaret Thatcher's Defence Secretary John Nott reads more like a love letter in which he gushes about the former British Prime Minister's looks and charm. John, who led Britain's forces in the 1982 Falklands War, expressed his admiration for Thatcher effusively when he stood down...
  • Congress demands white paper on central funds in Odisha June 17, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Terming Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's allegation of Odisha's neglect by the Centre as "baseless" and a ploy to hide his "inefficiency", Congress on Sunday demanded a white paper on central funds released to the state and their utilisation. "The Chief Minister is misleading people with wrong information on central...
  • Kejriwal holds rally at Roha, hits out at Maharashtra govt December 2, 2012

    Mumbai/Roha: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the White Paper on irrigation, brought out by the Maharashtra government, was "an attempt to absolve NCP leader Ajit Pawar of all the corruption charges against him". Addressing a wellattended rally at Roha in neighbouring Raigad district, his first public...
  • Irrigation scam: Arvind Kejriwal to release Black Paper December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal will release a "Black Paper" on Sunday on the Maharashtra irrigation projects. Kejriwal will release the Black Paper in Roha in Maharashtra political stronghold of state Irriagation Minister Sunil Tatkare. Kejriwal is releasing the Black Paper in response to the...
  • Maharashtra cabinet to discuss white paper on irrigation November 29, 2012

    Mumbai: A white paper on irrigation, which claims 28 per cent rise in irrigation potential in Maharashtra in the last ten years, is expected to be tabled at the state cabinet meeting in Mumbai on Thursday. The development may pave way for former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's reentry into the...
  • Will bring white paper on Assam floods: Gogoi September 30, 2012

    Guwahati: Accusing the BJP and Asom Gana Parishad of playing politics over flood and poaching of rhinos, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday announced that his government will bring out two white papers on flood relief and wildlife conservation to "expose" the opposition parties. Speaking to reporters at the state...
  • 'White paper on black money nothing but blatant lies' May 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Lashing out at Congressled UPA government, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the white paper on black money released by the Centre was nothing but 'blatant lies'. Last Monday, the government tabled a White Paper on black money in Parliament which did not disclose any name but...
  • News 360: Lokpal Bill tabled in RS, sent to select committee May 21, 2012

    Minister of State Parliamentary Affairs V Narayanasami tabled the Bill and announced the proposed amendments. ...
  • Govt's white paper on black money is a 'bikini': BJP May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Describing the government's White Paper on black money as "disappointing" and a "nonpaper", BJP on Monday said it is "like a bikini" as it hides the essentials and reveals only the less significant details. "This White Paper is in reality a nonpaper. It is rather like a bikini as...
  • White paper on black money focuses on real estate, gold May 21, 2012

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled white paper on black money in Parliament on Monday. ...
  • Full text: White paper on black money May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled white paper on black money in Parliament on Monday. According to the white paper black money in bank accounts in Switzerland has reduced from Rs 23,373 crore in 2006 to Rs 9,295 crore in 2010. Here's the full text of the document: ...
  • Set up Lokpal to deal with black money: White Paper May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Monday tabled the muchawaited White Paper on black money in Parliament which did not disclose any name but made a strong case for setting up Lokpal and Lokayuktas to deal with the menace. The White Paper, which was tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the...
  • Black money: 'Political will, not white paper, required' May 21, 2012

    Former secretary general of the Lok Sabha, Subhash Kashyap said that bringing back black money was a matter of political will. ...
  • Black money in Swiss banks has come down: Govt May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee tabled white paper on black money in Parliament on Monday. According to the white paper black money in bank accounts in Switzerland has reduced from Rs 23,373 crore in 2006 to Rs 9,295 crore in 2010. Apart from the five per cent stamp duty and...
  • White paper on black money likely to be tabled today May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: As the UPA II completes three tumultuous years Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to table a white paper on black money in Parliament on Monday crucially the report is unlikely to favour any amnesty for tax evaders. The paper is likely to give a comprehensive strategy...
  • Pranab likely to table White Paper on black money May 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to table the White Paper on black money in Parliament on Monday. The tabling of White Paper by the Finance Minister figures in the list of business of the Lok Sabha for Monday. Reports say it will provide information about the steps that...
  • White Paper on black money likely on Monday May 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to table the 'White Paper' on black money in Parliament on Monday. The tabling of White Paper by the Finance Minister figures in the list of business of the Lok Sabha for Monday. "I will try to give all the relevant and...
  • White paper on irrigation not a political move: Chavan May 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Dismissing the speculation that his decision to come out with a white paper on development of irrigation in the state was aimed at embarrassing ally NCP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said a paradigm shift in the irrigation policy was needed. "There is no point in criticising anybody....
  • Kudankulam protesters ask for white paper November 12, 2011

    Chennai: Citing divergent views on the safety features of the Russian reactors being set up at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, a group protesting the nuclear power project on Saturday reiterated its demand a white paper on it. India's nuclear power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) is...
  • Watch: Mamata takes on Lalu on railway profit claims December 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took on RJD Chief Lalu Prasad, deflating his profit claims of a whopping Rs 90,000 crore during 20042009 when he was railway minister. She said that the white paper says the figure stands at Rs 39,500 crore. ...
  • Mamata's white paper paints Lalu black December 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The actual position of the state of finances of the Indian Railways does not endorse the claims of turnaround during the fiveyear tenure of Lalu Prasad as minister, says an official report released on Friday. The white paper, tabled in parliament by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, says changes were...
  • Watch: Govt's white paper on Railways ready December 18, 2009

    The suspense around the white paper on railways ends on Friday. White paper is likely to focus on hidden charges in tatkal fares during previous railway minister, Lalu Prasad's tenure. And is also likely to question his claims of a 90,000 crore profit. ...