Lok Sabha Elections 2009-

Manifesto of the Indian National Congress

Ravish Tiwari

The fall in inflation levels has come as a blessing in disguise for the UPA Government

The theme of the 2009 India Today Conclave,

Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill: Changes arrest, custody and remand procedure.

National Tax Tribunal Bill: Sets up tribunal for taxation issues.
Disaster Management Bill: To set up authority to deal with disasters.
Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill: Permits plea bargaining. Brings safeguards for witnesses.

Bhagyashree Pande
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, March 1
Just months away from the elections and the UPA government

Governments present budgets to show they are financially responsible. Our government presents them to show its financial irresponsibility. It had told Parliament a year ago that it proposed to spend Rs 7,51,000 crore. A year later, Pranab Mukherjee said it would end up spending Rs 9,01,000 crore

Though hit by the slowdown in realty, cement and steel makers are pinning their hopes on government

New Delhi: The UPA Government seems to be strictly adhering to the priorities charted out with its coalition partners. In the interim budget to be presented on February 16, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee will seek Parliament nod for a gross budgetary support (GBS) of Rs 2,85,000 crore

Standing Committee on Agriculture, present this Forty-Seventh Report on

BHUBANESWAR: The empowered committee of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) sanctioned Rs 1,859 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for construction of 1,123 roads to connect 1,790 habitations.