India’s Lok Sabha speaker a Rent defaulter?

Centre waives Meira Kumar‘s pending rent payment..   response to an RTI application revealed that Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar defaulted on a payment of Rs 2 crore. Is she a rent defaulter by not paying rent for a house at 6, Krishna Menon Marg in New Delhi? CNN-IBN has now got a copy of an RTI query filed by Subhash Agarwal which states that the government has now taken a position that the bill of Rs 1.98 crore issued against the Lok Sabha speaker stands withdrawn.

MP: Mining mafia try to mow down police officer

In an incident reminiscent of the murder of IPS officer Narendra Kumar, two members of mining mafia on Wednesday allegedly tried to kill a police officer who was trying to stop a tractor-trolley carrying illegally mined sand.

Why should You pay Toll Tax if there are no good roads? tax for bumpy bumpy bumpy ride???

The Centre’s policy of charging toll tax from vehicles has come under scrutiny of the Supreme Court which on Wednesday questioned the justification of imposing such charges on people when the government cannot provide smooth roads.
A bench of justices DK Jain and Anil R Dave directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to explain its policy for toll tax.

Flies inside high-security Parliament! Poor flies

Security in Parliament may be very intense but some intruders managed to get in on Wednesday – flies. Amidst an animated debate on a health bill in the Rajya Sabha, a few flies troubled some members who could not resist seeking protection from the Chair.

Clinton urges India to cut Iran oil imports

US secretary of state says India must find alternate sources, as US continues to pressure Iran over nuclear programme. Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has urged India to reduce its imports of Iranian oil and to keep up pressure on the Islamic republic regarding its nuclear programme.

India, Pakistan leaders want better ties

New Delhi – Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari held informal talks in New Delhi on Sunday where they stressed the need to normalize relations that were strained after the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Akali Dal slams Centre over rotting foodgrain

The opposition has attacked the government for lack of storage of foodgrain. The storage space for grains is one the most urgent need for Indian farmers for which the government for the last 60 years has done very little to improve. No wonder why this country has so many millions that go to bed with an empty stomach…. grainsfor

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