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Dravidian parties spar in Rajya Sabha over river issues
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Dravidian parties spar in Rajya Sabha over river issues

Tamil parties All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam had a face-off in Rajya Sabha on Friday after the former raised the issue of construction of check dams by Andhra Pradesh on Pallar river flowing it the state. When Vijila Sathyanath (AIADMK) rose to speak on her zero hour mention, DMK members, led by Tiruchi Siva and Kanimozhi, objected to it, saying she should not be allowed to raise the matter as their notices on the same issue were disallowed earlier. Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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There is a just solution to the lingering Cauvery row

Verifiable ‘distress-sharing’ of available water may still be the way out of the Cauvery water row, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: Pro-Kannada activists protesting in Mysuru on Tuesday in the wake of the Supreme Court directive to the Karnataka state to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. Photograph: PTI Photo. Independent of this week’s violence and the Supreme Court proceedings, before and after the attacks, ‘distress-sharing’ of available water on a seasonal ...
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REWIND: India in the last 24 hours

Here’s a recap of the events from the past 24 hours. A loaded truck falls in a river off a collapsed bridge at Ambassa, 65 km from Agartala, Tripura. The National Highway 44 which serves as an important link in the region has been washed off at different locations making Tripura inaccessible on road. The regions started to see acute shortage of petroleum products. Photograph: PTI Photo Girls tie Rakhis on the wrists of Border Security Force jawans near the International Border in ...
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Why Modi govt is treading cautiously on GST roll-out

The BJP leadership is understandably mulling all options on the roll-out of the GST, says A K Bhattacharya.     An analysis carried in Business Standard about the states that have already ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) provides revealing insights into the political possibilities that can arise out of the proposed indirect taxes regime. It also brings out with great clarity the nature of the tough political resistance the new law and its ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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HC dismisses petition challenging Jaya's election

The Madras high court on Thursday dismissed a petition by an independent candidate challenging the election of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa from R K Nagar assembly constituency in Chennai in a by-election last year. Petitioner T Suresh challenged the election of Jayalalithaa in the June 27, 2015 bypoll, contending that his nomination papers were wrongly rejected by the returning officer. His nomination papers were rejected on the ...
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PHOTOS: States celebrate Independence Day with fervour

IMAGE: Women contigent of Indian Reserve police at the march past during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Bakhshi stadium in Srinagar on Monday. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo The Independence Day was celebrated in all states and Union territories on Monday with chief ministers announcing development initiatives, flagging the challenges ahead and pledging to take their states forward on the path of peace and progress. Barring Assam, Manipur and Jammu and Kashmir, the celebrations, ...
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Steadfast Jaitley gets pat from Modi, colleagues

Divisions in the Congress on how the Bill should be handled were evident. Government strategists, particularly Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, received a congratulatory phone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a job well done after the passage of the Goods and Services Tax Constitution (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha after a nearly eight-hour-long debate and voting on Wednesday evening. Modi’s phone call and the pats on the back from his senior ministerial colleagues were ...
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With Cong on board, govt set to fast-track GST

The Congress, however, said it wanted to see the final print on the wording of the dispute resolution mechanism before committing its support to the Bill The government has reached an agreement with the Congress on the contentious issue of dispute resolution mechanism under the goods and services tax (GST) regime, raising hopes for the passage of the Constitution amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha slated for early next week. However, AIADMK, which has 13 members in the Upper House, was yet to ...
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RS seeks 'stringent action' in brutal rape of 4-yr-old

Brutal rape of a four-year old girl in the national capital figured in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, with members demanding stringent punishment for the accused. When the House met for the day, Kanimozhi (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) and Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (Samajwadi Party) raised the issue saying the victim was hospitalised with grievous injuries. “This is not the only incident (of rape of a girl child) happening in the country... we are not very sensitive to such acts,” Kanimozhi ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Uproar in Rajya Sabha over soaring prices of pulses, vegetables

'The government has joined hands with certain special persons and prices of pulses have shoot up to Rs 205-210 per kg and the case of vegetables is also the same.' Taking a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party for rising prices, Congress Member of Parliament Pramod Tiwari on Thursday said when the ruling party will go to seek votes, it will face the ire of housewives as the prices of pulses and vegetables have skyrocketed. "Bharatiya Janata Party had said it will bring achche din (good days), but ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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