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Dikshit has promised Rs.500 crore for MCD projects: Delhi Mayor
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has assured release of Rs.500 crore (Rs.5 billion) for timely completion of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) projects, Mayor Kanwar Sain said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 8:16:58 PM

When HIV-affected kids had parliamentarians emotional
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) It was an event that deeply moved some Indian parliamentarians, including Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma, when nearly 50 HIV positive children Thursday urged them to put an end to the stigma they face by passing the AIDS bill.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 8:16:48 PM

Social engineering needed in appointment of judges: Moily
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government is not planning to enact legislation for reservation in the higher judiciary, but would request the top judiciary to ensure 'social engineering' in the appointment of judges, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 7:04:55 PM

Government not meddling in CBI's case handling, asserts Chavan
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan Thursday said that the government does not intervene in the functioning of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after handing over a case to the agency.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 6:37:13 PM

Will Meira Kumar choose women journos?
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Meira Kumar, India's first woman Lok Sabha speaker, is going through the list of journalists with regular parliament gallery cards to choose the next press advisory committee. Journos are now anxiously waiting to find out if more women members will make it to the panel that comprises 27 members.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:33:59 PM

No 'damming' the dialogue
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Much water has flowed since the row over the Mullaperiyar dam erupted between Kerala and Tamil Nadu a few years ago. But former water resources minister Saifuddin Soz, who tried to resolve the crisis between the two states during his tenure, has not given up.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:33:58 PM

Opposition loses its sting
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Has the opposition in the Rajya Sabha lost its sting? It's not that there are no protests but they seem to be more in the nature of a formality because it is quite clear their heart's not in it.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:33:56 PM

White paper will be colourful, promises Mamata (Parliament Diary)
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The white paper on the performance of Indian Railways over the last five years will not be a black and white one, but a colourful one, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said in the Lok Sabha Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:33:55 PM

Himachal ministry expanded, two inducted
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) After 18 months of coming to power in Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Thursday expanded its 10-member ministry for the first time, inducting two ministers.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 3:33:11 PM

Sushma 'not happy' with Chidambaram's security assurance
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said she was 'disappointed' with Home Minister P. Chidambaram's assurance on the security for her party MP Varun Gandhi.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 3:10:48 PM

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