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How much an MP will now get
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The following is the summary of monetary benefits MPs are entitled to as salary and other perks which were Friday proposed to be hiked manifold.

Friday, August 20, 2010 6:33:03 PM

No plan to split Mumbai civic body, says Ashok Chavan
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Friday categorically denied that the state government contemplated any move to bifurcate the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).

Friday, August 20, 2010 6:17:52 PM

Secularism should be way of life: Sonia
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Secularism should become a way of life to strengthen social unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi said here Friday.

Friday, August 20, 2010 5:50:32 PM

Polls in West Bengal on due date only: CEC
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday said the assembly elections in West Bengal will be held at their due time only and not be advanced.

Friday, August 20, 2010 5:12:15 PM

Government okays three-fold salary hike, MPs want more
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government Friday cleared a 300 percent salary hike from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000 for MPs and doubled their perks, but parliamentarians from various parties were dissatisfied and stalled Lok Sabha proceedings seeking more money.

Friday, August 20, 2010 4:16:36 PM

Will fight political battle outside house: Mamata
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Under attack for her statement in Lalgarh questioning the killing of Maoist leader Azad, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said in the Rajya Sabha Friday that she would fight her political battles out of the house.

Friday, August 20, 2010 3:28:37 PM

Cabinet amends, clears n-liability bill
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The cabinet Friday cleared the civil nuclear liability bill, incorporating the amendment demanded by the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Friday, August 20, 2010 2:53:00 PM

Trains getting late due to sabotage, shutdowns: Mamata
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said sabotage and shutdowns are the biggest reasons for delays in train services.

Friday, August 20, 2010 2:30:48 PM

Government vows to protect Sikhs in Kashmir, uproar in parliament
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Amid an uproar in both houses of parliament, the government said Friday that it was committed to the safety of the Sikhs in Kashmir Valley where some Sikh families have reportedly received anonymous letters from extremists asking them to either embrace Islam or pack up.

Friday, August 20, 2010 1:27:38 PM

After blaming ex-Goa CM, Kamat says media misquoted him
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Less than a week after dragging Goa's erstwhile tallest leader Dayanand Bandodkar and first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru into a controversy, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Friday claimed that the media misquoted him.

Friday, August 20, 2010 1:19:32 PM

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