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BJP hijacking parliament: Congress (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The gloves were out Monday as the Congress and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) launched a full-scale attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

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‘BJP stalling parliament a black spot for democracy’ (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Hitting back at the BJP for targetting the prime minister over the coal scam, the Congress-led UPA government Monday said that the opposition stalling ... Read more...

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BJP hijacking parliament: Congress


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit back at the BJP accusing it of "hijacking" parliament and "running away" from a debate on coal blocks allocation.Congress spokesperson ... Read more...

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Kusum Ansal foundation awards new Hindi, Tamil authors


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Writers Usha Kiran Khan and K. Vittal Rao will be honoured with the Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman for their literary works, "Sirjanhaar" and "Vaazvin Sila Unnathangkal", ... Read more...

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Kerala to form panels to protect workers in Middle East


June 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) The state's Non-Resident Keralites' Affairs Department (NORKA) will set up advisory committees in the Middle East to protect the rights of migrant kerala workers, a minister ... Read more...

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Urgent steps needed to deal with petrol shortage: Pakistan paper


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The Pakistan government must take urgent steps to deal with the petrol shortage in the country, a Pakistani paper said Thursday, urging it to rein ... Read more...

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Rs.2,837 crore collected for construction workers’ welfare


August 19th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The government has collected Rs.2,837 crore as cess to be spent on the welfare of construction workers across the country, parliament was informed Wednesday. In a written reply ... Read more...

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‘Goa assembly met just 20 days in 2008′


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) The Goa assembly met for just 20 days in 2008, a drop from 34 days it was in session five years back, said Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar. ... Read more...

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Apex court demands action on building workers’ welfare laws


January 13th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed grave concern over non-implementation of two laws enacted for the welfare of construction workers and asked various state governments to apprise it ... Read more...

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