Mar 25, 2015 at 14:43 | Source: PTI
Panneerselvam, who also holds the Finance portfolio, announced exemption of VAT on fishing accessories like fishing ropes and floats, fish net twine, fishing lamps and fishing swivel, apparently to appease the vast fishermen community. Besides, the government reduced VAT on mobile phones from 14.5 percent to five percent.
Mar 20, 2015 at 14:48 | Source: PTI
This amendment was voted out after a division, with parties like TMC, NCP, SP, BSP, BJD, AIADMK, DMK and JMM, besides allies Shiv Sena and SAD supporting the government. The rejection of the motion by 112 votes against and 68 in favour, paved the way for the House to take up the Bill for voting.
Mar 18, 2015 at 17:07 | Source: PTI
Despite unanimity on the issue of labour dues forest rights of the tribals and forest dwellers and environment clearance and inherent rights of the state in the constitution, the Select Committee has failed to accept the suggested amendments to the Bill," a dissent note from Singh said.
Mar 14, 2015 at 13:58 | Source: PTI
Criticising BJP as "adamantine" for passing the bill in Lok Sabha, Karunanidhi alleged that it took away the rights of farmers and helped big corporates. Reiterating that the party was opposed to the bill right from the start when an ordinance was promulgated, he said a protest would be held across the state on March 20.
Mar 12, 2015 at 22:45 | Source: PTI
"The passage of Insurance Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha marks a new beginning for the Indian insurance sector," FICCI Director General Arbind Prasad said.
Nov 24, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: Firstpost.com
Given this mindless hostility of all Tamil parties to anything Sri Lankan, it is a laughable claim that they could have gotten any concession on the fishermens conviction with Rajapakse.
Nov 10, 2014 at 12:56 | Source: PTI
Special CBI Judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to hear the matter today, deferred the case after counsel for CBI and the accused sought more time.
Oct 31, 2014 at 11:36 | Source: IBNLive.com
DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal is also amongst the accused against whom charges have been framed under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC and under provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Oct 27, 2014 at 17:49 | Source: PTI
Special CBI Judge O P Saini fixed the matter for hearing on CBI's plea which has been opposed by several accused facing trial in the case, including former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi.
Oct 11, 2014 at 13:46 | Source: PTI
The party has gone through its share of churnings since then, including expulsion of Karunanidhi's Madurai-based son M K Alagiri from the party following his open outbursts on leadership issues.