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Bill to develop Karnataka districts in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A constitutional amendment bill introduced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Lok Sabha Friday seeks to establish a special development board for six most ... Read more...

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Bifurcate Assam-Meghalaya joint cadre too: Meghalaya legislators


September 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Close on the heels of the bifurcation of the Manipur-Tripura cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services, Meghalaya's legislators Thursday demanded the separation of ... Read more...

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BJP, SP protests force parliament adjournment till Friday (Second Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Protests inside both houses of parliament by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations and by the Samajwadi Party (SP) over the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, quota bill introduced (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced amid commotion a bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even ... 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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UP employees asked to strike work against promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) More than 18 lakh Uttar Pradesh government employees have been asked to strike work Wednesday to protest the central government decision to move a constitutional ... Read more...

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BJP to continue protest, unlikely to oblige on promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite BSP supremo Mayawati's request to let parliament function for passing a bill on reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted for 10th day, promotions quota bill likely Wednesday (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The raging BJP protest over the coal blocks allocation disrupted parliament for the 10th straight day Tuesday, despite which the government got a bill ... 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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Promotions quota bill Wednesday, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government said it will Wednesday bring a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes (SC/STs) in job promotions and ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations, the Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a bill to set up more ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for job promotion quotas; BJP, SP, BSP spar (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government job promotions. It immediately created ... Read more...

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SP against promotion quota bill, BJP wants amendments


September 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Soon after the union cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill for reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves bill for reservation in job promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government job promotions.The decision on reservations ... Read more...

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Passing bills amid din not good for democracy: Chidambaram


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha passed three bills amidst a din, the government Monday said this was not good for democracy and that there was ... Read more...

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Nod to bill for separate cadres for Manipur, Tripura


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill for the establishment of a separate cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services for Manipur ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha clears NHAI expansion


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill to expand the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for development, maintenance and management of national highways.The NHAI ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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Finally, chemical weapons bill gets parliament nod


August 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid continuing din over the allocation of coal blocks, parliament approval was Thursday accorded to a bill to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Act ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly adjourned sin die


August 30th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly was Thursday adjourned sine die after four days of stormy monsoon session.The session was the last of the present 11th Vidhan Sabha, ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes chemical weapons, AIIMS bills


August 30th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill for regulating chemical weapons in accordance with international convention and another to set up more AIIMS-like institutes amidst ... Read more...

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BJP stalls parliament again over ‘quit PM’ demand (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted again Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... Read more...

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Banking services hit for second day in India (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Banking services were paralysed for a second straight day Thursday as almost one million employees of public and private sector banks struck work protesting against ... Read more...

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Banking services in Bengal paralysed for second day


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Banking services in West Bengal remained paralysed for the second consecutive day Thursday, the last day of the two-day nationwide stir called by employees of ... Read more...

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Bank strike hits financial sector in India (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking transactions across India were severely affected Wednesday as employees of most public sector banks and some private and foreign banks went on a two-day ... Read more...

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Banking activity in Bengal comes to standstill


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking activities in West Bengal came to a standstill as most union members joined the two-day nationwide strike from Wednesday to protest against the proposed Banking ... Read more...

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Banking activities in Bengal likely to be crippled for two days


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Banking activities in West Bengal are likely to be crippled on Wednesday and Thursday as most union members will join the two-day nationwide strike to protest ... Read more...

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PM hints at amendment bill for quota in job promotions (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will find out a way to help the states with reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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Bank employees to go on strike Aug 22-23


August 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A section of employees of the government-run banks plan to go on two-day country wide strike beginning Wednesday to protest proposed amendments in banking regulation ... Read more...

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Activists to protest against marital law amendment bill


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A group of child rights and social activists seeking equal rights for men and women and gender neutral marital laws will hold a day-long protest ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Legislative agenda for parliament’s monsoon session (With curtain raiser)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The month-long monsoon session of parliament beginning Wednesday has 31 new bills listed on the agenda for passage.There are another 118 bills ... Read more...

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Replacing rape with sexual assault: activists welcome move (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In view of increasing number of sexual crimes, the government has sought to make rape laws gender neutral by substituting the term "rape" with "sexual ... Read more...

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Replace rape with sexual assault, cabinet proposes


July 20th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In order to make rape laws gender neutral, the government has cleared a proposal to substitute the term "sexual assault" in place of "rape" and ... Read more...

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Muslim Personal Law Board slams Khursheed


July 16th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Slamming Law Minister Salman Khursheed for blocking amendments to the Waqf Bill, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said it would begin a ... Read more...

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