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Telecom equipment imports up at Rs 74,116 cr

Jul 25, 2014

Telecom equipment imports up at Rs 74,116 cr

While ITA allowed import of finished product duty free, domestic manufacturers paid taxes on importing components used for making a complete unit which made indigenous production of electronic products expensive hitting the hardware production in India. #Jaya Bachchan #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Telecom equipment import
Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Jul 25, 2014

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

The routes are Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Kanpur, Nagpur-Bilaspur, Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai, Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Chennai-Hyderabad and Nagpur-Secunderabad, Minister of State for Railway Manoj Gupta said in a written reply. #ThisisNext #Rajya Sabha #Indian Railways #Linke Hofmann Busch coaches
UPSC row Govt says it will not allow injustice to civil service aspirants

Jul 25, 2014

UPSC row Govt says it will not allow injustice to civil service aspirants

Government on Friday said it will not allow any injustice to students on the basis of language in UPSC examinations and has sought a report within a week from the three-member panel looking into the issue. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #parliament #Jitendra Singh #UPSC #civil services exam
Rajnath Singh suggests modifying text book content to check crime rate

Jul 23, 2014

Rajnath Singh suggests modifying text book content to check crime rate

In order to check crime rate, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said one of the proposals isto modify the contents of text books to inject human values into children. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Crime #text book
Over Rs 5,840 cr loss for Indian airline industry, Air India leads pack Centre

Jul 22, 2014

Over Rs 5,840 cr loss for Indian airline industry, Air India leads pack Centre

The private carriersJet Airways, JetLite, SpiceJet, GoAir, IndiGo and now-defunct Kingfisher Airlinesreported a total loss of Rs 3,733 crore in 2009-10, Rs 2,902 crore in 2010-11, shot up to Rs 7,272 crore in 2011-12 and again slided to Rs 2,682 crore in 2012-13. #air india #Jet Airways #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #SpiceJet #GoAir #IndiGo #JetLite #Civil aviation #GM Siddeshwara

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L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

Feb 13, 2014

L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

The fight between legislators in the Rajya Sabha brought back not so fond memories of similar incidents in the past. Here's a brief history. #Rajya Sabha #Electoral reforms #Speaker #Assembly
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 08, 2012

How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Here's why coal gate and CAG will ensure that nothing productive is going to happen in the monsoon session of Parliament. #Manmohan Singh #CAG #Rajya Sabha #InMyOpinion #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #Coal-gate

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How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Jul 12, 2014

NCP won't oppose government on PM aide

Pawar's statement is a blow to the Congress, which was hoping to rally opposition forces to block the Bill's passage in the Rajya Sabha, where the NDA is in a minority...
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Jun 30, 2014

For Rakhi Sawant, life is a party

RPI leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athavale welcome Bollywood actress-turned politician Rakhi Sawant as she joins the party... #Rakhi Sawant #Bollywood
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Jul 17, 2014

Government stalls Gaza discussion, opposition stalls Rajya Sabha

Gaza humanitarian ceasefire largely holds, Israel moots full truc... #Israel #Gaza Strip #India
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