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Ambika Soni slams Team Anna for accusing PM
India

Ambika Soni slams Team Anna for accusing PM

Stepping up attack on Team Anna, Union Minister Ambika Soni today condemned their attempts to "demolish" the confidence of people in democratic institutions and the office of the Prime Minister.

Cabinet approves New Telecom Policy, roaming charges to go
Business

Cabinet approves New Telecom Policy, roaming charges to go

Telecom users will be able to avail free roaming and keep their phone numbers even if they switch service providers anywhere in the country

Cabinet allows raising pvt bank voting rights to 26 pct
Economy

Cabinet allows raising pvt bank voting rights to 26 pct

With the government staring at a slowing economy, triggered by a lack of reforms, the announcement could bring some cheer to investors, but needs to be cleared by parliament.

Social media is irresponsible, restrict it: Katju
India

Social media is irresponsible, restrict it: Katju

Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju today asked the government to form a committee to place restrictions on social media.

Govt open to holding all-party meet on cable TV content: Soni
India

Govt open to holding all-party meet on cable TV content: Soni

Government today said it was open to the idea of holding an all party meet on the issue of regulating contents on cable TV.

Govt approves raising India's IMF quota to 2.75 percent
Economy

Govt approves raising India's IMF quota to 2.75 percent

The government approved a proposal to increase the country's contribution to IMF, which would make it the 8th largest shareholder in the Washington based multilateral agency.

Govt clears policy to build industrial zones, beef up manufacturing
Economy

Govt clears policy to build industrial zones, beef up manufacturing

The government wants to lift manufacturing's share in gross domestic product to 25 percent over the next decade from about 16 percent now.

Cabinet approves Rs 3,000 cr equity infusion in Nabard
Economy

Cabinet approves Rs 3,000 cr equity infusion in Nabard

The government has said it had plans to infuse capital in state-run banks and the largets lender State Bank of India is expected to receive funds worth Rs 4,500 crore -Rs 8,000 crore by March 2012

Planning Commission may alter Rs 32 poverty line affidavit
Economy

Planning Commission may alter Rs 32 poverty line affidavit

NAC members Aruna Roy and Harsh Mander have reportedly asked Ahluwalia to withdraw the poverty line affidavit filed by the panel before the Supreme Court or resign.<br /><br />

Cabinet hikes govt salaries by 7 percent
Economy

Cabinet hikes govt salaries by 7 percent

The pay hike would be applicable from July 1.

New tactics: Wounded UPA talks sweet to Anna
Politics

New tactics: Wounded UPA talks sweet to Anna

The government plays it cool on the arrest of Anna and his team members. Say, it was Delhi Police’s decision.

Govt goes big time after benami, steep climb ahead
Economy

Govt goes big time after benami, steep climb ahead

The government may have taken a high moral ground, but it remains to be seen whether the new Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Bill 2011 will be effective enough or go the same way as the existing Act.<br /><br /> <br /><br />