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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
Parliament rocked for a second day over judicial appointment row

Jul 22, 2014

Parliament rocked for a second day over judicial appointment row

Amid furore created by AIADMK members in Parliament for the second day running, Governmenttoday admitted that a Supreme Court collegium during the UPA rule had recommended extension of a judge in Tamil Nadu who was under corruption cloud. #DMK #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #AIADMK #Lok Sabha #parliament #Judicial appointments
Rajya Sabha Oppn condemns violence, wants adoption of resolution on Gaza

Jul 21, 2014

Rajya Sabha Oppn condemns violence, wants adoption of resolution on Gaza

Opposition parties today condemned the violence in Gaza and pressed for adoption of a resolution by the Rajya Sabha against it besides demanding suspension of all military purchases from Israel as the House took up a discussion over the matter ending a week-long deadlock. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Opposition #resolution #Gaza #violence in Gaza
NDA govt seeking views of political parties on Judicial Appointments Commission

Jul 21, 2014

NDA govt seeking views of political parties on Judicial Appointments Commission

The NDA government is seeking the views of various political parties and eminent jurists to set up a Judicial Appointments Commission which seeks to scrap the present system of judges appointing judges, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. #UPA #Rajya Sabha #Lok Sabha #Ravi Shankar Prasad #NDA #Judicial Appointments Commission
Israel a terrorist, says Yechury; AAP says Modi govt's silence is damning

Jul 21, 2014

Israel a terrorist, says Yechury; AAP says Modi govt's silence is damning

At Rajya Sabha discussion on Israel's aggression in Gaza, MPs ask govt not to reverse Vajpayee's foreign policy #Congress #US #Hamas #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Israel #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Modi #Iraq #NDA #AB Vajpayee #Gaza
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