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Leave these dark days behind 21.11.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
The author is former director of the Intelligence Bureau and former governor of Nagaland
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Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi appeals to MPs to pass bill banning child labour 21.11.2014 DNA: Money
Ahead of Parliament's Winter Session, Nobel laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Friday appealed to all the MPs to ensure passage of a Bill seeking complete ban on child labour. "I want to make an earnest appeal to all the Member of Parliaments to pass the key legislation and it is also a moral responsibility on their part to pass the Bill..." Satyarthi said at a summit organised by a media house. The government is likely to introduce the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment (CLPRA) Bill which, once passed, will prohibit employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, bringing the law in consistency with the Right to Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009. Expressing optimism over eradication of the scourge of child labour, Satyarthi said that India might have a hundred problems but it is also country of a "billion solutions". "I always say that India is the land of one hundred problems but the mother of one billion solutions," he said. Pitching for ...
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Speculations abound as CBI Director Ranjit Sinha meets Arun Jaitley 21.11.2014 DNA: Health
Speculations abound as CBI Director Ranjit Sinha meets Arun Jaitley
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Government to bring Bill for making cooperatives more autonomous: Radha Mohan Singh 21.11.2014 ET: Policy
Government is planning to come up with a Bill to make cooperatives more autonomous and professional, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said.
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VICE PRESIDENT DELIVERS EIGHTH V.M. TARKUNDE MEMORIAL LECTURE ON ‘CITIZENS AND STATE CONDUCT’ 21.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari delivered the Eighth V.M. Tarkunde Memorial Lecture on ‘Citizens and State Conduct’ here today. Following is the text of the Vice President’s Lecture :
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Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi orders speedy disposal of cases involving SC/ST 21.11.2014 DNA: Top News
The Bihar government on Friday issued direction that chargesheet should be filed in cases of atrocities against SC/ST within 30 days and the matter should be solved within 60 to 65 days. Those accused of committing atrocities against SC and ST should be prosecuted at the earliest, the CM said addressing a review meeting in Patna. Manjhi directed that every police station should have an official hailing from Schedule Caste. Secretary SC and ST department SM Raju said that the CM instructed that officials found lacking in efficiency to solve complaints registered under SC & ST Act should be punished after departmental proceeding. Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh and ministers Shyam Rajak and Ram Lakhan Raman were present at the meeting. The CM ordered regular meeting to review progress in implementation of 20-point programme at district and block level. He ordered that in cases of murder and rape, compensation should be provided to kin of victims immediately. If fund is not available, money should be ...
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Nitin Gadkari aims at 30 kilometre road building a day by 2016 21.11.2014 ET: Infrastructure
"As high as 30 per cent driving licences are bogus in the country. All these drawbacks will be removed with the passage of the new Motor Bill," he said.
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Coop Model Best For Employment And Social Equality : Radha Mohan Singh 21.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture speaking on the occasion of Valedictory Function of 61st All India Cooperative Week celebrations today said that cooperative model is the best for solving the problems of unemployment, hunger and social inequalities.
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PM Narendra Modi picks up pace on economic reform, but faces stiff opposition 21.11.2014 ET: Policy
PM Modi is increasing his focus on economic reforms including raising the cap on foreign investment in insurance sector and changes labour rules.
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Mines Ministry Seeks Suggestions to Amend Mines & Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 21.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (Amendment) Bill, 2014 seeking to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.
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Food Security Mission not to benefit Mizoram: John Rotluangliana 21.11.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Though Mizoram government was preparing to implement the National Food Security Mission, it would not be a good scheme for the people, State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister John Rotluangliana said on Friday. Replying to a query from Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu of the ruling Congress and the lone woman legislator, Rotluangliana said that only 7.01 lakh people out of ten lakh population of the state would be able to avail rice through PDS if the scheme is implemented. "The rural people are receiving eight kilo per month now and they would only get five kilo at the rate of Rs 3 a kilo if and when the Food Security Act is implemented," he said. The minister said that Mizoram did not face any shortage of foodstuff due to the 'mega block' caused by widening works of railroad at the Lumding-Badarpur sector in Assam since October 1. "We are having rice stock to last three months," he said, adding that the state government recently procured 30,000 quintals of rice from local market. The mega block, ...
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Long 'to do' list for Modi as clock ticks on reform 21.11.2014 TOI: India Business
After the session ends on December 23, focus will turn to finance minister Arun Jaitley's second budget, due in February and seen as a chance for the government to address criticism it has not moved quickly or boldly enough on the economy.
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Long 'to do' list for PM Narendra Modi as clock ticks on reform 21.11.2014 ET: Policy
Modi's victory in May unleashed a rush of money from foreign portfolios betting the reformist Prime Minister would drive a quick recovery.
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ED names Khaitan in first chargesheet in copter deal 21.11.2014 TOI: India
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed its first chargesheet in the multi-crore VVIP chopper deal case in a Delhi ...
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High-level panel suggests return of 'No-go' areas 21.11.2014 ET: Policy
The government-appointed panel headed by former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian has recommended the return of the dreaded "no-go" areas for industrial activity such as mining in forest belts with strict enforcement.
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More Left than Left 21.11.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Calcutta, Nov. 20: The Mamata Banerjee government today tried to prove it was more Left than the Left, hurriedly mothballing a bill that seeks to allow private players to buy produce directly from farmers after a CPM legislator raised objections.
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Direct sellers seek guideline 21.11.2014 Telegraph: Business
Calcutta, Nov. 20: The direct-selling industry has sought a state-level regulatory framework as a guideline in the absence of a legislation for the sector at the central level.
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Coalgate: ‘Conduct of ex-coal secretary, officials suspect’ 21.11.2014 TOI: India
A special court directed CBI to further investigate in a coal blocks allocation scam case involving a Nagpur-based firm saying the conduct of former coal secretary HC Gupta and two other government officials prima facie falls under the ambit of criminal ...
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Why Congress rushed to pick Ranjit Sinha for CBI top job? BJP says 21.11.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Interestingly, suspended BJP member of Rajya Sabha Ram Jethmalani and Patna Saheb MP Shatughan Sinha had backed UPA’s choice for CBI ...
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Soon, it may cost more to keep a dog at home in Navi Mumbai 21.11.2014 TOI: Cities
Dog owners may have to shell out more money soon, as the civic body plans to increase the licence fee for keeping pets
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