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New Delhi: Just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday visit Arunachal Pradesh.
During his three-day visit, Parrikar will visit Army stations in the state.
The minister will also attend the Tawang festival.
Modi is scheduled to travel to China in May.
Created on Friday, 01 May 2015 09:27
New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday slammed his critics for claiming that 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', sold by Divya Pharmacy, guarantees a male child.
Addressing a press conference, Baba Ramdev said that people who are making the allegations have no knowledge of ayurveda.
Ramdev's statement comes a day after the Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar over much-publicised infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed'.
Created on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:32
New Delhi, apr. 29: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a refurbished anti-corruption law, which includes seven years of maximum imprisonment in graft-related cases. The proposed amended bill has been made more stringent and the penal provisions have been increased.
Earlier, the Act proposed only six months of minimum punishment, whereas the new bill has increased it to at least 3 years. The bill mentions that all the corruption trials should be completed in two years and both bribe taker and giver will be held guilty.
"The average trial period of cases under PC Act in the last four years has been above eight years. It is proposed to ensure speedy trial by providing a trial completion (period) within two years," a press release said.
At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet gave its approval to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by pursuing the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013, pending before the Rajya Sabha.
The proposed amendments would fill in perceived gaps in the domestic anti-corruption law and also help in meeting the country's obligations under the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) more effectively, an official release said here.
It is also proposed to extend the protection of prior sanction for prosecution to public servants who cease to hold office due to retirement, resignation etc.
"Further, prior sanction for inquiry and investigation shall be required from the Lokpal or Lokayukta, as the case may be, for investigation of offences relatable to recommendations made or decision taken by a public servant in discharge of official functions or duties," the release said.
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New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday held a protest against Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar here over the fake degree row.
Demanding Tomar's resignation, Congress workers tried to march towards Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence. However, they were stopped by police who had set up barricades.
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New Delhi, apr. 29: Live updates from proceedings taking place in Parliament on Wednesday:
Is 'Make in India' only for crony capitalists, 5 to 6 industrialists who are friendly? asks Rahul
Is farmer not making in India, is labourer not making in India, are small businessmen not making in India? - Rahul
Speaking to reporters outside Parliament, Rahul Gandhi says as far as 'Make in India' is concerned everybody is building this country. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has adjourned the Lok Sabha amid noisy scenes.
We are doing what your government didn't do - Paswan
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