Asserting that nuclear security remains a continuing concern, India today said terrorism, especially nuclear terrorism is an international threat that should not serve national strategy and pitched for a global response in this regard. Foreign Secretary S ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Posted by Equitymaster Global markets started 2017 on a positive note. The DJI came tantalisingly close to exceeding the 20,000 milestone. This was on the back of December jobs report, which showed that the economy added 156,000 jobs in December and average ...Equitymaster.com, 1 month ago
Keeping aside the acrimony over demonetisation issue which paralysed the Winter session, Parliament on Friday passed the Disabilities Bill which stipulates up to two year jail term and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against differently-abled persons. The Lok Sabha passed the bill within two hours after a short debate on the last day of the session with the treasury and opposition benches, who have been at loggerheads over demonetisation and other issues, joining hands to clear ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'The role of Parliament is to hold the government of the day, whichever party is in power, accountable for its actions, policies.''The amount we are wasting on Parliament is a very miniscule amount. But the cost of delay in policy-making is huge and that affects the entire nation.' IMAGE: A television grab of members protesting in the Rajya Sabha during the winter session of Parliament. According to PRS Legislative Research, more than 80% of productive time was washed out because of the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A bill stipulating up to two-year jail term and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against differently-abled persons was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which aims at securing and enhancing the rights and entitlements of disabled persons, was passed by a voice vote after rare unanimity was witnessed among the Opposition and Treasury benches in the House, which has seen acrimony and disruptions since the Winter Session ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial National Judicial Appointments Commission Act for appointment of judges, was on Tuesday recommended as the 44th Chief Justice of India. Chief Justice of India T S Thakur on Tuesday wrote a letter recommending the name of Justice Khehar, who is the senior most judge of the Supreme Court to be his successor. Justice Khehar, 64, will be the first Chief Justice from ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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