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No move to end reservation for SCs, STs: Government

The BJP-led central government rejected the charge that it was trying to end reservation for SCs and STs, as the Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2017, that...
Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman

US denies any major change in H1-B visa regime: Sitharaman

The US has told India that there is no significant change in its H1-B visa regime, Parliament was informed on Monday Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha during Question Hour that India is...

Ours is ‘performing government’, Modi tells BJP MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked BJP parliamentarians to work towards turning the youth into "ambassadors" of government's people-oriented schemes and said the perception of party-led ruling coalition had changed from a "working"...

19 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras announced

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Department of Posts (DoP) on Thursday decided to open another 19 Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKs) in four states, an official said. Out of the 19...

Will keep working, won’t sit idle: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he wished to keep working and urged others to do the same too. He spoke at the BJP's parliamentary party meeting where he was felicitated over the Bharatiya...
Lok Sabha

Bill for permanent water tribunal introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill to set up a single, permanent tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, amid opposition from the Biju Janata Dal. The Inter-State River Water...
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Parrikar steps down to be Goa CM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday resigned to head a new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Goa. Official sources told IANS that Parrikar sent a faxed letter of resignation to the Prime Minister's Office...
Supreme Court

SC issues bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

In an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable warrant against Justice C.S. Karnan of the Calcutta High Court as he did not appear before it as directed. A seven-judge Constitution bench...

Modi hopes for ‘breakthrough’ on GST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exuded confidence on the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Budget session of Parliament which resumed on Thursday. "There will be detailed discussion on the...
Arun-Jaitley

Electoral bonds cannot become parallel currency: Jaitely

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the electoral bonds announced in Union Budget 2017-18 to promote legitimate funding of political parties cannot become a parallel currency and thus would be valid only...

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