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What is the truth about Jan Lokpal Bill tabled by Govt?

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The key provisions of the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, 2015, tabled by the AAP Government in the State Assembly on Monday, are a total deviation from not only its own 2014 proposed Ombudsman law but also from the one being brought in by the Centre as well. It provides ombudsman...

Tabling of ‘historic’ Bill sees ‘forceful’ ouster of Gupta

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Vishav | New Delhi

The tabling of the “historic” Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly was marred by controversy as two of the three Opposition leaders were not allowed inside the Assembly on the Speaker’s order, and the third walked out in protest. While BJP leader OP Sharma has been suspended for the whole...

Yadav, Bhushan stage protest; detained outside House

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were detained along with their supporters as they staged a protest over the Jan Lokpal Bill outside the Delhi Assembly alleging that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had “diluted” the anti-graft measure. “Those who claimed to be messiah of the Jan Lokpal movement...

Get ready to battle fog for next 3 days

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

Shallow fog will remain for next three days in isolated pockets of the Capital as no active disturbance has been observed till Monday evening. A senior Indian Metrological Department (IMD) official said minimum temperature will remain the same for the next 48 hours. “The Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) present in Delhi...

Take effective steps to enforce ban on burning of waste, Govt told

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | PTI

Environment Ministry urged the Delhi Government to take effective steps to enforce ban on burning of waste in urban areas, citing it as one of the reasons for poor air quality. In a letter written to the Chief Secretaries of the three States, Environment Ministry secretary Ashok Lavasa directed that...

Policing powers for VAT officials on anvil?

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In yet another move that is bound to lead to confrontation with the Centre, the Arvind Kejriwal Government is going to amend a legislation that will vest policing powers to the VAT Department. This means VAT officials can arrest any businessmen found violating payment of tax and provisions of VAT Act....

Juvenile detained for allegedly raping, killing girl in Outer Delhi

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A juvenile and his friend were detained on Monday for their involvement in a gang-rape and murder of a 25-year-old girl of Bhalswa Dairy area in Outer Delhi. The incident that had taken place on Saturday night in Mukandpur area has left investigators stumped that the duo allegedly sexually assaulted the...

DASS, steno cadre officials to strike over pay from today

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Administration Subordinate Service (DASS) and steno cadre officials of the Delhi Government are going on an indefinite strike from Tuesday against the Government at Delhi Secretariat, claiming that they are not paid salary according to their work culture and efficiency. According to the officials, in Central Secretariat Service, the cadre...

St Stephen’s row: General body secretary resigns

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Opposing the proposed amendment in the institution’s 102-year-old constitution, the recording secretary of the St Stephen’s college’s Governing Body (GB) resigned from his post. The GB meeting took place despite eight members abstaining. Sources said the GB recording secretary and HOD, Economic Department, Sanjeev Garewal resigned from the post on Monday...

DCW chief asks L-G to notify thana-level committees

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Expressing concerns over non-notification of thana-level committees despite increasing crimes against women, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Monday urged Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung to notify the panels “without any further delay”. “I am writing to you to express serious concerns over the fact that thana-level committees which were...

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Taiwan’s identity crisis

29 Nov 2015 | Kushan Mitra

Earlier in November, the Presidents of People’s Republic of China and Republic of China shook hands in Singapore — the first meeting of the protagonists of the Chinese Civil War in 66 years. The Republic of China, or Taiwan as most people know the country, is on the verge of a new election, and is also considering where its place is in the world...

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‘Together we can lift BSP’s fortunes’

01 Dec 2015 | Staff Reporter | Bhilai

The 27th session of Synergy, the apex forum of management of Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) for engagement with employees, took place at HRDC on Monday with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) S Chandrasekaran in the chair. On the occasion, the CEO gave a clarion call for everyone to come together and give his or her best in these difficult times for the organisation, a BSP press release issued here stated...

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