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21 April, 2018 3:48 PM Participatory democracy is must for development of the nation: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed bureaucrats at the conclusion of the two-day Civil Services Day function.  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked civil servants to make the best of innovation and technology in implementing government policies and commit themselves towards a 'New India'. Addressing bureaucrats at the conclusion 66

2 November, 2017 11:49 AM Delhi LG cannot simply sit on files and stultify governance: Justice Chandrachud

The Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi cannot stultify proposals or schemes forwarded by the Council of Ministers to him by simply sitting on them, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud orally observed on Thursday. “He [LG] is bound to pass the difference of opinions [between the LG and the Delhi Council of Ministers] to the President for early resolution,” he said. Justice 49

29 October, 2017 1:54 AM 'Independent' Catalonia Braces for Pro-unity Rally

Barcelona: Pro-unity protesters will gather in Catalonia's capital Barcelona Sunday, two days after lawmakers voted to split the wealthy region from Spain, plunging the country into an unprecedented political crisis. As Madrid moved to quash the independence bid, secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont was defiant on Saturday, calling for "democratic opposition" 41

28 October, 2017 2:00 PM Deposed Catalan leader urges 'democratic opposition' as Spain exerts control

MADRID/BARCELONA: Catalonia's police force told its officers to remain neutral in the struggle over the region's fight for independence from Spain, a step towards averting possible conflict as the Madrid government starts to impose control on Saturday. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy dismissed the Catalan government, took over the administration 58

27 October, 2017 5:01 PM EU, Washington throw their weight behind Madrid

Spanish shares and bonds are sold off after news of Catalan independence vote The motion was passed in the Catalan Parliament after a passionate debate from advocates and opponents of independence said Catalonia constituted an independent, sovereign and social democratic state. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont left the chamber to shouts of “President 24

27 October, 2017 2:06 PM Catalonia declares independence from Spain, direct Madrid rule looms

The independence motion was passed in the 135-strong assembly with 70 votes in favour, 10 against and 2 blank ballots, the assembly's speaker said. Lawmakers from the Socialist Party, the People's Party (PP) and Ciudadanos had left the chamber before the vote in protest. BARCELONA/MADRID: Catalonia's parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday 50

21 October, 2017 6:26 PM PUCL demands repeal of Raj ordinance shielding judges, babus;

Jaipur, Oct 21 (PTI) Civil rights group PUCL today demanded that a Rajasthan government ordinance protecting judges and bureaucrats from probe without its prior sanction be repealed, even as state home minister Gulabchand Kataria defended the move. Kataria said the ordinance was brought to check those who intend to put hurdles in the governments work for publicity 36

14 October, 2017 9:48 PM A blot that no Indian university is among world’s top 500: PM Modi

PATNA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday described as a "blot" the fact that Indian universities did not figure among the world's top 500, and said the government had decided to give autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore to India's top 10 public and 10 private universities over the next five years to make them world-class. Addressing the centenary celebrations 46

12 October, 2017 8:43 AM In Catalonia, 2 intractable sides battle for hearts and minds: Margaret Evans

Even unionists blame the Spanish government for worsening the crisis over independence vote "The nationalists are the problem," the man wrapped in a Spanish flag said with no hint of irony. "You have to tell the truth about what's happening here!" He had just marched through the centre of Barcelona on Sunday along with hundreds of thousands of other 123

1 October, 2017 1:38 PM Iraqi PM presses case for Baghdad to receive Kurdistan oil revenue

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday pressed the case for the central government in Baghdad to receive the income from Kurdistan's oilfields, saying the money would be used to pay Kurdish civil servants. Seeking to control the oil income from the autonomous Kurdish region is central to Abadi's strategy after the Kurdish referendum 38