PM's New Year message

‘Govt Committed To Strong Lokpal’


New Delhi, Dec 31: In a New Year message to the nation, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today said that he will personally work to provide an honest and a more efficient government.
The PM also said that the government is committed to a strong Lokpal and that it was unfortunate that the bill could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha.
"We have taken several steps to deal with corruption; these initiatives will take time to have full effect and we must be patient...Corruption is a serious problem that needs a multi-dimensional response;Lokpal and Lokayuktas are important part of the solution," the PM said.
 "It is unfortunate that the Lokpal Bill could not be passed in Rajya Sabha. However the government is committed to enactment of an effective Lokpal Act," he added.
 The Rajya Sabha debated the Lokpal Bill on December 29, but the bill could not be passed as the House was adjourned without a vote.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 31 Dec 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 31 Dec 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 1 Jan 2012 00:00:00 IST

  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)

  • Kashmir

Protest rocks Naidkhai

‘IRP setting up camp on hospital land’


Naidkhai (Bandipora), Dec 31: Residents of this north Kashmir town on Saturday staged massive anti-forces protests here. Demonstrations brought normal life to a grinding halt and traffic also remained More

  • Srinagar City


Officials primarily involved with the City development have their own resolutions for the New Year with regard to their duties as heads of institutions they represent. Syed Imran Ali Hamdani reports

PEACE FOR PROSPERITY: SSP SRINAGARThe New Year Resolution of Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Syed Ashique Hussain Bukhari, sounds much like his mobile phone Hello Tune, composed exclusively More

  • Jammu

DGP orders 33 promotions

Jammu. Dec 31: The Director General of Police (DGP), Kuldeep Khoda on Saturday ordered 33 promotions of various cadres in the police organization which include 12 Inspectors, 15 Sub-Inspectors and 6 Asstt More

  • News

Baluch insurgents claim responsibility for blast; 13 killed


Islamabad/Karachi, Dec 31: At least 13 people, including women and children were killed and another 36 injured today when a powerful car bomb went off outside the home of the son of a prominent politician More

Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions