NEW NORMS

  • Centre all set to tap our phones directly February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Nira Radia phone calls, recorded for a Government probe, were leaked to the media, which led to uproar and loads of embarrassment. Even Amar Singh's phone calls were tapped based on a document with a lot of errors. Questions were also raised about safety of manual phone monitoring by service...
  • FDI opens up, hoax says BJP and CPI slams proposal February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: The Centre has eased norms for foreign direct investment which means good news for foreign companies. According to BJP spokesperson Prakash Javedkar UPA's move to ease FDI norm is just a hoax. "The fact is that the global financial situation today is such that even if you give such concessions,...
  • New health covers factor in preexisting illness October 11, 2007

    Mumbai: If you have not shown symptoms of a particular disease for four years before buying a mediclaim policy, it may no longer be considered a preexisting illness. Fed up of medical claims being rejected by insurance companies? There is finally some help at hand. Insurance regulator IRDA had asked...