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Kannada Studies Chair instituted in JNU  Nov 26, 8:30 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Kannada Studies Chair established at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) with the financial assistance of the Karnataka Government was inaugurated by Professor S. Shetter of National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, in presence of Professor K. Kasturirangan, chancellor JNU, and Ms. Umashri, Minister of Kananda and Culture, Government of Karnataka at University Convention Centre here today.
Venkaiah Naidu appeals to Parliamentarians for a mature debate  Nov 26, 6:48 pm
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday appealed for a mature debate and discussions to the members of the Parliament and asserted the government's commitment to the Constitution.
Notice to TN Govt. over use of colours to identify caste among students  Nov 26, 6:14 pm
Chennai, Nov. 26 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu Government over the reported use of coloured ribbons and wrist bands by the students of Tirunelveli district based on their caste.
Maharashtra Govt. to explore more legal options on dance bars issue  Nov 26, 4:33 pm
Nagpur, Nov. 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that he respected the Supreme Court order regarding issuance of fresh licences to the dance bars but added that his government would explore more legal options.
Maharashtra Govt. to explore options to stop restarting of dance bars  Nov 26, 3:24 pm
Mumbai, Nov.26 (ANI): After the Supreme Court's order to issue fresh licenses to the dance bars, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devandra Fadnavis on Thursday said that the government would explore all legal options including legislative intervention as they are principally against opening of dance bars in the state.
Maharashtra dance bars to get fresh licenses  Nov 26, 2:47 pm
Mumbai, Nov. 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra Government to follow orders and start the process of issuing fresh licenses to the dance bars.
Govt. to provide indirect tax incentives to domestic shipbuilding industry  Nov 26, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): The government has decided to provide further indirect tax incentives for domestic shipbuilding industry.
Overall consensus reached on GST: BJP  Nov 26, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): In a move that may end the political deadlock over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, the government today indicated that an overall consensus has been reached on the same.
JD (U), NCP support GST but with amendments  Nov 26, 11:59 am
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday voiced their support for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill but said that the government should look into amendments suggested by the opposition.
Winter Session of Parliament begins today, govt. says will discuss GST, intolerance  Nov 26, 8:27 am
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): The winter session of the Parliament begins today and the month-long session is expected to be stormy as the opposition is ready to corner the government on issues like intolerance, GST and price rise.
President Mukherjee greets Suriname on Independence Day  Nov 25, 7:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Suriname on the occasion of their Independence Day.
FAME India Eco Drive Rally to promote green electric mobility in India  Nov 25, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): In an effort to promote green mobility through increased use of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Department of Heavy Industry of the Government of India is organising a week long campaign named 'Fame India Eco Drive'.
Rahul says Congress wants GST but with riders  Nov 25, 5:16 pm
Bengaluru, Nov. 25 (ANI): With the winter session of Parliament beginning on Thursday, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his party is ready to talk to the government on the Goods and Services (GST) Bill, even as there are differences with the government on three major issues.
'Five or six suit boot ki sarkar' has completely failed, says Rahul Gandhi  Nov 25, 5:16 pm
Bengaluru, Nov. 25 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took his 'suit boot ki sarkar' jibe to another level on Wednesday and criticised the NDA Government at the Centre for slashing expenditure on education, healthcare and instead giving contracts to five or six business people who are close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Congress should be tolerant towards democratically elected govt.: BJP  Nov 25, 5:03 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday lashed out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his unwarranted criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA and said that the grand old party should start getting tolerant in the Parliament towards the democratically elected government.
Intolerance issue disturbs me as an Indian: Rahul Gandhi  Nov 25, 4:30 pm
Bengaluru, Nov. 25 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday continued his tirade against the government over Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's remark on growing intolerance in the nation, saying it disturbs him as an Indian.
Govt. ready to discuss intolerance issue: Naidu  Nov 25, 2:46 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the government is ready to discuss any issue, including the intolerance debate.
CPI (M) urges Parliament to pass resolution condemning intolerance  Nov 25, 2:18 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, who attended the all-party meeting ahead of the Winter Session, on Wednesday, urged the Parliament to condemn growing intolerance in the country and direct the government to ensure that communal polarization is brought to an end.
BJP has made GST Bill a prestige issue: Congress  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Accusing the NDA Government of not incorporating the changes suggested by the opposition in the GST Bill, Congress leader P.L. Punia on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made it a prestige issue.
Winter Session: Ease of doing business, academic reforms top agenda for Govt.  Nov 25, 11:26 am
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday stressed that ease of doing business and academic reforms are the government's top agenda in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow.
Aamir's 'immature' remark has boosted 'orchestrated' disinformation campaign: Govt.  Nov 25, 10:52 am
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan had knowingly or unknowingly managed to hurt India and himself with his 'irresponsible' statement, adding that the 'painful' remark has boosted the 'orchestrated' disinformation campaign launched by the political opponents.
Ready for debate on any issue with opposition: Govt.  Nov 25, 10:40 am
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said that the government is ready to discuss any matter with the opposition provided that it is 'constructive' and aimed at the nation's well being.
Ahead of winter session, Govt calls all-party meeting tomorrow  Nov 24, 10:49 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 24 (ANI): With the winter session of Parliament beginning Thursday, the Government has convened an all-party meeting on Wednesday morning to reach out to the opposition parties to ensure smooth business in both Houses.
GST, intolerance top Congress' agenda for winter session  Nov 24, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Congress leader and deputy leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma on Tuesday said the upcoming winter session of Parliament cannot be restricted to a bill of the government, but certain issues like debate over rising intolerance in the country, farmers' suicide will be top agenda for the Opposition.
PM Modi hopeful of rolling out GST in 2016  Nov 24, 7:23 pm
Singapore, Nov 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government is hopeful of rolling out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in 2016. The bill which is already introduced in the parliament will be rolled out by the next year he told the investors at the India-Singapore Economic Convention in Singapore.