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Rajya Sabha disrupted, adjourned for 15 minutes (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday night following opposition protests when Minister of State V. Narayanasamy was making an aggressive speech during ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill passed amid Anna fast, but Congress stumped (Intro Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday night finally approved a bill to create a Lokpal but a move to grant it constitutional status failed, leaving the ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill passed amid Anna fast, but Congress stumped (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday night finally approved a bill to create a Lokpal but a move to grant it constitutional status failed, leaving the ... Read more...

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Government faces opposition heat over inflation


December 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) On a day India recorded a sharp fall in food inflation after months of high prices, the government Thursday found itself at the receiving ... Read more...

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Triumphant Anna to end fast after parliament debate


August 28th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After 12 days of fasting that ignited unprecedented protests across India, a triumphant Anna Hazare declared Saturday night that he will end his protest ... Read more...

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Draft Lokpal bill disappoints, parties cagey


January 31st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The draft Lokpal Bill 2010 is meant to create the institution of an ombdusman that will tackle political corruption, but civil society groups say ... Read more...

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Book burning by Malaysian Indians sparks debate


January 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Burning of copies of a book that refers to caste system among Malaysian Indians, allegedly by some Hindu groups, has triggered an animated debate.The point being ... Read more...

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Alarm bells in Malaysia over club spreading polygamy


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (IANS) Emergence of a club that advocates polygamy has set alarm bells ringing in Malaysia where the top clergy sees it as a 'front' for an armed outfit ... Read more...

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Edict against tomboys in Malaysia


October 24th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 24 (IANS) The National Fatwa Council of Malaysia has ruled that tomboyism, where a girl behaves or dresses in a boyish manner, is forbidden in Islam.Council chairman Abdul Shukor ... Read more...

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