Oppn parties rally behind Congress, govt holds firm5 August 2015, New Delhi, Team MPA day after Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 25 Congress members for five days for disrupting proceedings of Parliament, other parties on the Opposition Benches came out in support of the Congress.
Rajan rebuffs govt pressure, interest rates unchanged
Rebuffing pressure from the Indian government to reduce cost of borrowing, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan kept interest rates unchanged, citing a spike in food prices and banks passing on to consumers only less than half of its previous rate cuts.
Govt lifts ban on websites sans child pornography The Department of Telecommunications in a discreet order on July 31 asked Internet service providers to block access to 857 websites, including humour site 9GAG and CollegeHumor as well as Playboy, citing the threat to public morality.
Palpable scam brews in Haryana excise department A report prepared by the excise department in Haryana had suggested that most of the modern paper-based high-security labels to check tax evasion was proposed to be replaced with polyster based hologram to accommodate the interests of a corporate...
Govt ready to accept land panel recommendationsGovernment on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land, which restored provisions of the UPA law, insisting that it was not a climbdown as it was always open to changes on which there is consensus.
Intriguing love triangle
In the play, Imran Zahid essays the role of Aarav, a rich and suave hotelier who falls in love with an already married florist, Vasudha, played by Rachaittri Gupta. Vasudha’s husband Hari is portrayed by Viren Basoya.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
A monk takes picture at waterlogged Belur Math in Howrah district of West Bengal on Monday.