Discipline

  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for fiscal discipline to bring economy back on track June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday called for fiscal discipline to bring economy back on track. In his first blog after assuming office as the Finance Minister, Jaitley wrote in his blog titled 'From Celebration to Challenge', "We must move towards an era of fiscal discipline where...
  • Poor licence standards lead to indisciple on roads, says Neeraj Kumar July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Poor training of drivers and low standards for licence allocation are the reasons behind indiscipline on roads in the national capital, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said on Saturday. "If I were to be asked what is the single biggest reason or poor discipline on the roads in...
  • Obama urges US military to stamp out sexual assault May 25, 2013

    Annapolis: President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the US military on Friday to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that a few individuals could undermine the strongest military in the world. Addressing the graduating class of the US Naval Academy, Obama used his commencement speech to take...
  • HP Cong chief asks party workers to prepare for LS polls May 20, 2013

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh on Sunday asked party workers to start preparations for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, saying they should reach out to people and help solve their grievances. The Congress state chief told party members to work as a unified unit to help achieve desired results...
  • Kerala: CPM calls for discipline after VS letter July 28, 2012

    Kochi: A day after veteran leader V S Achuthanandan reportedly sent a letter to the politburo, the CPM leadership repeatedly made it clear that disciplinary action would be taken against those who do not fall in line. The public statements by Achuthanandan against the party leadership, followed by the statements...
  • Maintain discipline on Lanka tour: PCB to team May 26, 2012

    Lahore: The BCCI might have been caught off-guard by the spot-fixing scandal in IPL, but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), having learnt its lessons, is not willing to take any chances on the same issue with its players. Pakistan team's manager Naveed Akram Cheema has put in place stringent measures...
  • Woods brought to task for kicking his golf club April 8, 2012

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods is subject to discipline by the US PGA Tour for kicking his golf club after a poor shot at the Masters. Whether he is fined is not likely to be known, though, since the Tour doesn't comment on discipline. Woods, after a bad miss with a 4-iron...
  • British MP seeks parents' right to smack kids August 22, 2011

    London: A parliamentarian in Britain is urging Prime Minister David Cameron to allow parents to smack their kids as he maintains that state interference in family life is damaging home discipline. Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming has said parental authority had been undermined by years of legislation including confusion over smacking...
  • Abusive language on Facebook cost students dear July 10, 2010

    Vadodara: A Vadodara school has suspended six students of Classes X and XII for allegedly using abusive language on the social networking site Facebook. The school has also complained to the District Education Officer who has ordered an inquiry. Parents of some of the students said a war of words...
  • Jaitley to Karnataka BJP leaders: Maintain discipline June 12, 2009

    Bangalore: Amid reports of dissidence in its Karnataka unit, BJP asked party leaders to maintain discipline and work unitedly and refrain from doing anything that will tarnish the image of the state government. "I have directed all senior leaders to maintain discipline and do nothing that would dent the image of...
  • Jump traffic lanes in Mumbai, land in jail September 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Six-hundred lives lost to road accidents in 2006 and 400 dead in 2007 so far — it's a thought that's troubled Mumbai Police a lot in the last few months. With road rage and drunken driving cases on the rise, the city's policemen are now cracking the whip on errant...
  • Five disciplines to make debut at Asian Games September 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Twenty20 cricket, along with Dance Sport, Dragon Boat, Roller sport and the ancient Chinese board game of Weiqi, will make their debut when Guangzhou hosts the 16th Asian Games in 2010. An estimated 14,000 athletes and officials would converge in the Chinese city to take part in the sporting...
  • Discipline can counter road rage: Traffic cops September 11, 2007

    New Delhi: There seems to be zero tolerance on the metro roads. The increase in hit and run cases only show that the traffic police have not been able to do much. The well-known road rage cases: January 10, 1999- Sanjeev Nanda, grandson of former Navy Chief Admiral S M Nanda,...