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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 4 days ago

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  • News 360: Kiran Bedi lauds RSS, says the outfit kept India together 4 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Wednesday lavished praise on the party's parent organisation the RSS calling it a "very nationalist" organisation. ...
  • Coalgate scam: Court to consider CBI's final report on January 30 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed January 30 for considering a supplementary report of the CBI regarding the role of public servants who were allegedly involved in allocating coal block to Nagpur-based AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd. "Certain clarifications have been sought qua the supplementary final report....
  • Coal scam: Manmohan Singh defends decision to allocate blocks to Hindalco 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has defended his decision to allocate coal blocks to Hindalco and said it was approved after due deliberations. According to details of the CBI examination of Singh in the coal block allocation scam case accessed by CNN-IBN, the former prime minister is learnt to...
  • Venkaiah Naidu says BJP not involved in CBI questioning former PM Manmohan Singh in coal scam 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It is a war of words between the Congress and the government after former prime minister Manmohan Singh was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the coal block allocation scam relating to Hindalco. BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu accused the Congress party of making...
  • Will notify allotment of 36 coal blocks today: Coal Secretary 4 days ago

    The Coal Secretary said that notification will soon be issued for the allotment of cancelled coal blocks. Guideline, criteria and norms for allotment will be issued. ...
  • Union Cabinet will consider sale of stake in Indian Oil, say sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs will discuss on Wednesday the possible sale of a 10 percent stake in Indian Oil Corporation, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the government finds ways to meet its fiscal deficit target. The sale of a stake in India's largest...
  • Congress to explain the real beneciary of the coal scam: Narsimha Rao 5 days ago

    "I think during the entire UPA tenure, pressure was put on the CBI not to investigate, examine the then coal minister Manmohan Singh," said Narsimha Rao. ...
  • Former prime minister Manmohan Singh examined by CBI in coal block allocation scam 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been examined by CBI in the coal block allocation case relating to Hindalco but neither he nor the agency was willing to confirm it. He is the first former prime minister to have been interrogated in any case. Sources said Singh was questioned...
  • Budget session likely from February 23: Sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: According to sources on Tuesday, the Budget session of Parliament is likely to start from February 23. Hopes are high with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley indicating start of second-generation reforms going forward. Jaitley is likely to make significant announcements on key issues such as retro tax, goods and services...
  • Modi government is showing its true colours, BJP leaders making controversial remarks: Sonia January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the true colours of the Modi government were now coming out as many of their leaders were making provocative and controversial statements. "Influential members of the BJP are making disturbing statements which are taking forward their policy of polarisation," senior Congress...
  • President nod to ordinance for iron ore, non-coal mineral auction January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to an ordinance for auction of iron ore and other non-coal mines, a government source said. The Union Cabinet had earlier approved the ordinance on January 5. This would pave the way for introduction of competitive bidding for allocation of iron ore and...
  • Burning of cow dung cakes banned near Taj Mahal January 13, 2015

    Lucknow: India's white marvel, the Taj Mahal, acquiring yellowish hues has prompted authorities in Agra to ban burning of cow dung cakes for cooking near the 17th century monument. The Agra district administration is also planning to ban use of coal by small industrial units making bangles and famous local...
  • Coal allocations: SC notice to Gujarat government on failure to provide information to CBI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from Gujarat Government for its alleged failure to provide requisite information relating to two coal block allocations to the CBI for its probe into coalgate scam. "Despite our order, no response has been received by the CBI and no documents have...
  • Coal strike called off after meeting between workers union and Piyush Goyal January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The coal strike was called off on Wednesday after a meeting between workers of state-run miners and Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Over 75 per cent of India's daily coal output was hit as the five-day strike by workers of state-run miners entered the second day on Wednesday, raising fears...
  • Coal strike: Over 75 per cent output hit; Piyush Goyal meets union workers to find solution January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 75 per cent of India's daily coal output has been hit as the five-day strike by workers of state-run miners entered the second day on Wednesday, raising fears of disruption in power supplies. Coal Minister Piyush Goyal met coal union leaders to resolve...
  • Coal India workers refuse to end strike, production hit, losses worth Rs 70 crore incurred in a day January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: With talks between government officials and union representatives having failed, the Coal India workers have refused to end their five-day strike. The strike has halted production at over 75 per cent of the coal mines. Estimates suggest that on the first day itself, the strike caused losses to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 6, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 6, 2015

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  • News 360: Sunanda Pushkar was poisoned, says Delhi Police; files murder case January 6, 2015

    A year after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her hotel room, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said that a murder case has been filed in it. Sunanda Pushkar was staying at the Leela Hotel in the national capital when she was found...
  • Strike hits coal sector in Jharkhand January 6, 2015

    Ranchi: Work in 39 of 58 collieries of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) were hit while production of coal from Bharat Coking Coal Limited-operated mines dropped by 50 per cent in Jharkhand on the first day of the nationwide strike by trade unions against the Centre's 'disinvestment' policy and restructure of...
  • 5-day strike to protest against disinvestment, restructuring of Coal India begins today January 6, 2015

    Kolkata/New Delhi: Trade unions on Tuesday began a five-day coal industry strike, terming it as the biggest industrial action for any sector since 1977. The unions have gone on strike to protest against 'disinvestment and restructuring of state-run Coal India' and to press for their other demands including the roll-back of...
  • China builds world's largest coal mine gas unit to make power January 2, 2015

    Beijing: China has built the world's largest facility to turn excess methane gas from coal mines into electricity, which could help the communist giant reduce its emissions. Lu'an Group which completed the facility at Shanxi Province in north China - said it would soon start operating the generator with a capacity...
  • 101 mines will be allocated and auctioned in this financial year: Coal Secretary January 1, 2015

    After the Cabinet cleared the coal ordinance post the winter session washout, the government has now issued new deadlines for coal allocations. "101 mines will be allocated and auctioned in this financial year," said the Coal Secretary. ...
  • Centre to take ordinance route to effect changes in Land Acquisition Act December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After yet another winter session of Parliament was washed out, wherein the Narendra Modi government failed to pass crucial economic reforms, it is now planning the ordinance route to make changes to the Land Acquisition Act. The government plans to exclude 13 central laws to clear several infrastructure and...
  • Government launches auction process for 24 coal mines December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday kickstarted the auction process for cancelled coal mines with the launch of a portal for electronic bidding for 24 coal blocks in the first tranche. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved re-promulgation of the coal ordinance and necessary guidelines...
  • Cabinet approves ordinances for coal auction, insurance reforms December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After failing to pass the Insurance Bill as a result of repeated disruptions in the Winter session of Parliament, the government has cleared an ordinance to raise the cap of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Insurance sector. The Union Cabinet has also cleared the ordinance for implementation...
  • Political obstruction makes PM Modi's road to reform a rocky one December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliamentary obstruction scuppered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic agenda in a month-long session that ended on Tuesday, and the prospect of further deadlock means he will find it hard to deliver quickly on promises of reform. Lawmakers left without voting on a long-delayed Bill to raise the cap on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 22, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 22, 2014

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