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MPs suggest 100 per cent pay hike for themselves in view of ‘good conduct’

Security persons during the Parliament Session in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

A parliamentary committee has recommended that the salary of MPs be raised from Rs 50,000 to a lakh per month.

Din in Rajya Sabha over killing of 2 men in Jharkhand

As the Narendra Modi government came under fire from the Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Friday, with a demand for a House committee to probe a recent incident involving two cattle traders from the minor

Govt on Agusta probe: PM didn’t cut any deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi “did not cut any deal of any sort” in the Agusta investigations, a furious government said late on Friday evening — while lashing out at the Opposition fiercely — adding t

‘Raje wanted to buy one more copter’

Sharpening its attack on chief minister Vasundhara Raje, the Congress Friday alleged that she would have bought one more Agusta helicopter if not defeated in the Assembly elections in 2008.

Copter deal: Raman Singh faces scrutiny

The Agusta copter deal that landed the Congress in a soup is also threatening to drag Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh into a controversy as the Opposition Congress here on Friday raked up an o

Coal scam: Jindal faces conspiracy and fraud charges

A special CBI court on Friday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal, former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao and 13 others for criminal conspiracy, cheating and o

Uttarakhand forest fire: National Disaster Response Force teams sent in

Pauri, Tehri and Nainital are the worst affected districts because they have a thick cover of Cheed and Sal trees

Since early February, 922 incidents of forest fires in the state have been reported in which five people were injured.

SC turns down students’ plea, medical entrance exam to be held tomorrow

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Students said no time to prepare for exams due to different syllabus; SC says nothing stops one from preparing for exams.

Modi made no deal with Italy on AgustaWestland case: Government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other ministers at the Parliament House, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Attempts to link Ajit Doval and Nripendra Misra, one of the accused, to PM are ‘totally’ baseless assertion, says government.

The parallel accounts put out by both the sides of what transpired at the meeting between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan and the media spin on it in respective countries has once again

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