Chidambaram Supports 49 pct FDI in Insurance, Pension Sectors

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday approved a hike in foreign direct investment in insurance and pension sectors to 49 percent, allowing for a push in reforms in India's rigid investment sector despite opposition from left parties and trade unions. Aug 23, 2012

CAG’s Coalgate Bomb: Is PM Manmohan Ready to Face it?

Over the past one year the Comptroller Auditor General of India was extensively involved in auditing expenditures by the government for public developmental works, which had invariably shed negative light on the UPA government, besides robbing top notch ministers of their jobs in the Cabinet. Aug 21, 2012

North-East Exodus: India Likely to Crack Whip On Twitter

The government may initiate legal action against defiant social networking sites for refusing to clamp down web pages that spread malicious content that propagated a mass exit of North-East Indians from several cities across India. Aug 21, 2012

Beni Prasad Verma Predicts 'Modi vs Rahul in 2014'; Puts Congress in Deep Water

Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who on Sunday drew embarrassment for his party with his rationale on high inflation, had another fallout with the Opposition on Monday by saying that the next Prime Ministerial race would be between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. Aug 21, 2012