KATHMANDU: A joint meeting of Nepali Congress’ Central Working Committee and Parliamentary Party today decided to request the government to provide Rs 50 million to each election constituency under Election Constituency Development Programme. Concluding ... Himalayan times, 1 month ago
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The Congress has reasons to enjoy the BJP’s discomfiture. After all, the Insurance Bill was introduced by the UPA government in 2008 but was constantly blocked by the BJP on some pretext or the other which was then in the Opposition. The National Democratic Alliance government and the Congress-led opposition parties are locked in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation over the passage of the Insurance Laws Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha. With both sides refusing to backtrack from their ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Govt open to minor changes in Insurance Bill Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started a fresh inquiry into the Rs 1,700-crore (Rs 17 billion) land deal between Tata Realty and Unitech in 2007. Earlier, it was questioned whether the advance given by Tata Realty was used by Unitech for real estate projects or for a telecom licence pertaining to the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam. The CBI is also investigating the allocation of dual technology spectrum to Tata Teleservices in February 2008. Both the issues were part of the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Informed sources said that the government was talking to various political parties to rally adequate support before moving the bill in the 243-member upper house where it has only 59 members. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is among the parties that have come in ...Jagran Post, 3 weeks ago
Raising the matter through separate adjournment notices, the two parties said the reports, which were tabled in the House on Tuesday, have highlighted gross mismanagement and irregularities and a debate should be held on them immediately. Speaker ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
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