‘Action after projects are completed’ Kathmandu : The joint meeting of two parliamentary committees on Sunday directed the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to take action against wrongdoers in projects of national pride ... Himalayan times, 3 weeks ago
Two of Britain's senior members of parliament have been caught up in a ‘cash for access’ television sting after they were secretly filmed offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company in return for thousands of pounds. While Conservative party MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind was suspended from his party, Labour MP and former foreign secretary Jack Straw suspended himself from his party pending an investigation. They have both referred themselves to the UK Parliamentary Standards ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The government is set to face tough times during the budget session of Parliament starting on Monday even as it promised to walk the ‘extra mile’ to accommodate opposition's concerns and Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for cooperation for the benefit of common man. Modi underlined at a meeting of all parties that smooth functioning of Parliament should be ensured as the budget session is very crucial and people look at it with lots of hopes and aspirations. The leaders of all ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Image: A Vistara aircraft. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Facebook page of Vistara When Vistara, the full-service joint venture between the Tatas and Singapore Airlines, takes off on its maiden flight on Friday, it will be the culmination of the two partners’ turbulent history of trying to fly in India for 20 years. For the Tata brand name, it will be re-association with a full-service airline six decades after Tata Airlines was nationalised in 1953. The relationship between the Tata group ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kisses his wife, Sara, at party headquarters in Tel Aviv after claiming victory for his Likud party in a close-call election. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters In a dramatic victory against all odds, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday secured a stunning win in Israel's closely-fought general election following a last-minute shift on Palestinian statehood, as he appeared set to become the country's longest-serving premier. "Against all odds, ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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