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Tripura assembly sees chaos; ‘Fake SC status’ of ruling Left MLA


September 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Tripura state legislative assembly Friday witnessed bedlam after the speaker rejected an opposition-sponsored adjournment motion which sought discussion on the alleged fake Scheduled Caste-status of ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly remains paralysed over Telangana


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly remained paralysed for the fourth consecutive day Friday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members stalling the proceedings, demanding adoption of ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament also part of democracy: BJP (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Seeking to blame the government for the partially washed out monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed corruption for the lost session, ... Read more...

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Kanda issue rocks Haryana assembly


August 24th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Proceedings in the Haryana assembly were disrupted Friday as the house witnessed heated exchanges between opposition and treasury benches over the Gopal Goyal Kanda-Geetika Sharma controversy.The ... Read more...

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Common duty to work for Assam: Shinde


August 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was not the first time Assam saw violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday, stressing that it was the duty of all political parties ... Read more...

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BJP motion on Assam violence rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An adjournment motion moved by the BJP over the government's failure to check illegal infiltration and ethnic violence in Assam was defeated by voice ... Read more...

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BJP adjournment motion on Assam violence rejected


August 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An adjournment motion on the violence in Assam moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha Wednesday was rejected by ... Read more...

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Aggressive Sonia spurs Congress, forces Advani to retract (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani went on the back foot in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when an aggressive Congress president Sonia Gandhi spurred her MPs ... Read more...

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PM calls Advani’s remark disgraceful, Sonia agitated (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani sparked a major row in the Lok Sabha Wednesday with his description of the UPA-II government as "illegitimate", a remark ... Read more...

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Agitated Sonia takes on Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a rare show of strong emotion inside parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi was visibly agitated Wednesday over BJP leader L.K. Advani's remarks questioning ... Read more...

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Advani still fighting trust vote in his mind: Congress


August 8th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday launched a scathing attack on BJP leader L.K.Advani for terming the UPA government "illegitimate", saying he was still "fighting" the 2008 ... Read more...

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Centre to blame for Assam violence: Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday blamed the central government for the ethnic violence in Assam, saying it had failed to halt illegal infiltration from Bangladesh that ... Read more...

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Assam violence leads to uproar, parliament adjourned till noon (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Wednesday after members raised an uproar over the Assam violence, the Telangana statehood issue and the desecration of ... Read more...

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Don’t raise retirement age, Achuthanandan tells Kerala government


July 17th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Kerala Assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday warned the government against raising the retirement age of its employees and starting a contributory pension ... Read more...

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Gogoi assures help to molestation victim, issue rocks assembly (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday met the girl who was molested in public here last week, and assured her of all possible help even ... Read more...

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Molestation issue rocks Assam assembly


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) The first day of the Assam assembly's monsoon session began on a stormy note Monday with all opposition parties staging a walkout against the speaker's ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Steps taken to tackle spread of fever in Kerala: Chandy


June 21st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) With Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan too down with fever, which seems to be assuming gigantic proportions, the government has moved to ensure more than adequate ... Read more...

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Legislator brings used grenades to Kerala assembly


June 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Senior CPI-M legislator E.P. Jayarajan Monday created a flutter in the Kerala assembly and raised security concern when he presented two used grenades to the house ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Opposition demands action as waste-caused fever grips Kerala


June 11th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) The Opposition walked out of the state assembly here Monday, alleging the state government's inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across ... Read more...

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Left walks out over newspaper ban, to meet Bengal governor


March 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The opposition Left Front staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly for the third consecutive day Thursday after its adjournment motion on the newspaper ban ... Read more...

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Mamata strips non-Trinamool panchayat heads of power


March 27th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The opposition Left Front in the West Bengal assembly Tuesday staged a walk out after an adjournment motion by it against a government order stripping panchayat ... Read more...

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Congress creates uproar in Chhattisgarh assembly


March 26th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress raised slogans and created ruckus in the state assembly Monday over the recent custodial death of a youth and the gang-rape of ... Read more...

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Dhumal rejects health minister’s resignation


March 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday rejected the resignation of Health Minister Rajiv Bindal, saying the opposition allegations of corruption against him were baseless."He ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Himachal assembly over corruption


March 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly was adjourned for the day as members of the treasury and opposition benches virtually came to blows Tuesday following arguments over ... Read more...

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Himachal minister resigns amid assembly uproar (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, facing allegations of corruption, gave his resignation Monday to Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in the assembly amid uproar.Refuting ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Walk out in Kerala assembly over boat tragedies


March 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) The opposition Left Monday walked out of the Kerala assembly following the denial of an adjournment motion to discuss two deep sea boat tragedies in as ... Read more...

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‘Corruption is policy of Omar government’


February 24th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) "Corruption is a policy of the Omar Abdullah government," main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti declared after leading a walkout ... Read more...

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PDP disrupts Kashmir assembly over corruption


February 24th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) moved an adjournment motion on corruption and then disrupted proceedings in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Friday, a day ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly adjourned again


February 15th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The liquor mafia and the issue of Telangana saw the Andhra Pradesh assembly adjourned without any business as the opposition stalled proceedings for the ... Read more...

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Winter session embarrassed UPA government


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Though not a washout as compared to last year, the winter session of parliament (Nov 22-Dec 29) proved to be an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, stormy session ends


December 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die Thursday bringing an end to a stormy winter session - half of which was lost to protests ... Read more...

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