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Shutdown impact on Andhra assembly


September 20th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown had its impact on Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly with the opposition parties forcing adjournment thrice since morning.Main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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After 13 days of disruption, monsoon session ends (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned sine die Friday, after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in 20-day session.The session ended after the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die


September 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned sine die after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in a 20-day session.The session ... Read more...

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Congress playing double game: Mayawati


September 6th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of playing a "double game", Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Thursday said the UPA government should extend the monsoon session of ... Read more...

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SP, BSP MPs scuffle over promotion quota bill (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was marred for the 11th day Wednesday over the 'coalgate' saga, but it was an ugly clash between a BSP and ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Continuing protests for the 11th day by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations forced adjournment of the Lok Sabha Wednesday, even ... Read more...

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BJP to meet on reservation in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party will meet in the national capital late Tuesday to decide their strategy on the constitutional amendment bill for ... Read more...

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BJP protests force Lok Sabha to adjourn for day (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) As the BJP Monday continued to drown proceedings in both houses of parliament demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over coal blocks allication, the ... Read more...

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BJP disrupts parliament again (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned Tuesday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members persisted with their demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... Read more...

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PM not allowed to speak; both houses adjourned till 2 p.m. (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday as the BJP refused to allow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make a statement ... Read more...

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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal saga (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament saw disruptions Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed


August 17th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on job promotion quota Aug 21 (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting to discuss reservation in promotions in government jobs will be held Aug 21, the government said Thursday after the issue figured ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on promotion quota Aug 21


August 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting to discuss reservation in job promotions will be held Aug 21, the government said Thursday.The government would also try to table ... Read more...

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DNA test out, N.D. Tiwari is Rohit Shekhar’s father (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari is the biological father of Rohit Shekhar, the Delhi High Court ruled Friday after the DNA test reports were opened.Rohit ... Read more...

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SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief goes on trial in Libya


June 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Slain Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Buzeid Dorda went on trial Tuesday, the first former regime official to be put before prosecutors in post-revolutionary Libya, ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session starts on a stormy note


May 28th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi assembly budget session started on a stormy note Monday with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) members attacking the government for water scarcity ... Read more...

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After bedlam, UP assembly adjourned till Tuesday (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly, which Monday met for the first time since the Samajwadi Party (SP) came to power, was adjourned for the day after ... Read more...

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Opposition uproar forces Lok Sabha adjournment till noon


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition uproar over a train accident in Andhra Pradesh that claimed 15 lives and a government auditor's report on coal blocks allocation led to ... Read more...

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Five held for assaulting lawyer


May 10th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) Five people have been arrested on charges of assaulting an advocate inside a courtroom in Gujarat's Bulsar town.Policemen and other lawyers hastily rescued Mukesh Patel Tuesday ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party to attend parliament for first time


April 30th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 30 (IANS) All 43 lawmakers-elect of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), including its long-incarcerated leader Aung San Suu Kyi, will Wednesday attend the ongoing session of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha returns to disruptions


April 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to disruptions as the Lok Sabha met for the first time after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana ... Read more...

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Telangana disrupts Lok Sabha again


March 30th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The demand for a separate Telangana state disrupted the Lok Sabha for the fifth consecutive day Friday, leading to another adjournment as some MPs ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over army chief’s claim, Telangana (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday, with one house disrupted over the demand for a separate state of Telangana and the other over ... Read more...

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Plan panel in opposition line of fire over poverty norm (Third Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Opposition parties joined hands Wednesday to target the government over the new definition of poverty - those living on less than Rs.28 per day ... Read more...

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Plan panel in opposition line of fire over poverty norm (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Opposition parties joined hands Wednesday to target the government over the new definition of people living on less than Rs.28 per day in urban ... Read more...

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Opposition slams government over poverty norm (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Opposition parties joined hands Wednesday to put the government on the mat over the new definition of people living on less than Rs.28 per ... Read more...

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US court gives Congress party two weeks to respond riots case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A US Federal Court has granted India's Congress party an extension of two weeks to respond to a motion for "default judgment" for its failure ... Read more...

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Trivedi’s fate rocks parliament, forces adjournment


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The fate of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, whose resignation has been demanded by his own Trinamool Congress for hiking rail fares, rocked both houses ... Read more...

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CBI to probe killing of Madhya Pradesh cop, Congress calls bandh (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday announced a CBI probe into the killing of Indian Police Service officer Narendra Kumar on a day the ... Read more...

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Shops shut as Congress, Team Anna protest cop’s murder


March 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Shops in this Madhya Pradesh capital and several cities were closed as the opposition Congress called for a shutdown to protest the killing of Indian ... Read more...

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