2011, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 2:30 am (IST)
Ministers set to lose discretionary powers
Law Ministry giving final shape to GoM suggestions: Pranab
New Delhi, July 30
A wide range of discretionary powers enjoyed by ministers at the Centre are being abolished, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee disclosed here today.
Mukherjee, who chaired a Group of Ministers (GoM) on dealing with corruption, said that the group had submitted its
Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister
Yeddyurappa to quit today
Bangalore, July 30
After the high drama yesterday when it appeared that a rebellion would break out in the state BJP over the removal of BS Yeddyurappa from the Chief Minister’s post, the situation took a more sober turn today
with Yeddyurappa reiterating that he would resign tomorrow.
Will soon have Lokayukta for sports: Maken
New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 30
Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Ajay Maken disclosed that he was working on having an ombudsman or Lokayukta for sports "who will work as a regulator for transparency and honest running of
the sports federations".
Ajay Maken, Sports Minister