COUNTERPARTS

  • Rajnath Singh rubbishes report of meeting Pakistani counterpart on sidelines of SAARC September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Monday dismissed reports that Rajnath Singh has plans to meet his Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the SAARC conference in Nepal later in September. The Home Ministry tweeted that terror and talks cannot go together. It went on to say that unless Pakistan stops...
  • Efforts to list out crossborder payment defaulters April 3, 2013

    Poonch: Indian authorities will exchange with their PoK counterparts a list of defaulters on both sides, who have not cleared due payments to the parties in course of their cross LoC trade transactions. A decision to this effect was taken on Tuesday during a meeting between Additional District Development Commissioner...
  • Our MPs earn 13 times less than US lawmakers August 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Even after a threefold pay hike, Indian MPs still rank much below their fellow parliamentarians in other major countries in terms of their monthly salaries. With the Cabinet giving its nod on Friday to the MPs' pay rise besides doubling several other emoluments, the basic monthly salary of Indian...