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54,637 reserved posts vacant
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A total of 54,637 Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes are vacant in central government ministries and departments.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 7:12:13 PM

PM meets president, discusses Kashmir and parliament
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the ongoing monsoon session of parliament as well as the turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 6:58:16 PM

Sushma seeks enhanced compensation for Bhopal victims
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Urging higher compensation for the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Wednesday suggested that parliament pass a unanimous resolution to scrap the 1989 'out of court settlement' between the Indian government and Union Carbide.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 6:23:39 PM

1,483 officers face corruption charges: Chavan
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A total of 1,483 central and state government officers were charged with corruption from 2008 till now, with those from the finance ministry heading the list, parliament was told Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 5:05:03 PM

Government taking steps to eradicate corruption
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The government is taking 'major steps to eradicate corruption', Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 4:33:33 PM

GoM on caste census to meet Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Group of Ministers (GoM) on caste-based census headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is meeting here Wednesday evening to consider the views of political parties on the issue.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 4:28:17 PM

Contradiction in government policy on tackling Maoists: CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday charged the government with contradicting its policy of tackling the Maoists, saying it had not come clean on Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee taking the support of an organisation backed by the ultras for her Lalgarh rally on Monday.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 3:51:41 PM

Manmohan Singh becomes third longest-serving PM
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Manmohan Singh has become the third longest-serving prime minister of India as he completed 2,273 days in office Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 3:06:05 PM

Sushma attacks Congress for misusing CBI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Citing the arrest of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah in the killing of 'dreaded terrorist' Sohrabuddin Sheikh and the 'safe passage' to Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson in 1984, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj Wednesday attacked the Congress for allegedly misusing the CBI whenever it is in power.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 3:02:49 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned twice
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Wednesday, the first time on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border row and the second time over a calling attention motion on the killing of Indian fishermen in attacks by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 1:13:29 PM

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