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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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PM has no right to remain silent: BJP (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged faulty allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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PM has no right to silence: BJP


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged faulty allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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With BJP adamant, parliament logjam continues (Roundup)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Parliament was crippled for the fourth day Friday as the BJP insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in coal blocks allocation.The ... Read more...

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It’s a BJP strategy to avoid discussion: Bansal


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal said Thursday the opposition is deliberately stalling parliament as part of its strategy to avoid a discussion on the ... Read more...

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PM ready for reply on coal blocks: Congress


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insisting on his resignation over faulty coal blocks allocation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is ready to make a ... Read more...

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Lalu defends PM on CAG report


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, ... Read more...

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Raja allowed to go Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Wednesday allowed former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu, his home state.Special CBI Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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2G: Swamy submits documents against Chidambaram (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Seeking to haul make Home Minister P. Chidambaram before a court in the 2G spectrum case, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Saturday submitted the ... Read more...

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Panel slams supply of defence ration after expiry date


December 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) With an audit revealing that defence personnel were supplied food items whose use-before dates had expired, the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) Wednesday slammed ... Read more...

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Chidambaram jokes his way out of 2G queries


September 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Pestered with uncomfortable questions relating to the 2G controversy, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday joked with mediapersons that he suffered from short-term memory loss ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers will prove their innocence: BJP


September 5th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the arrest of former Karnataka tourism minister G. Janardhana Reddy, a defiant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday ... Read more...

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Dikshit to brief lawmakers on CAG report


August 10th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will brief lawmakers of the ruling Congress on the government's stand on the Comptroller and Auditor General report that pointed ... Read more...

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Opposition demands tabling of CAG report on CWG (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The opposition Thursday demanded tabling in parliament of the CAG report on irregularities in the Commonwealth Games. It also asked for Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Hazare invited to Bihar to study ‘land scam’


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) The leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Saturday asked anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare to visit the state and study the alleged land scam involving ... Read more...

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Meat ration for Indian soldiers hiked


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Indian soldiers will now get to eat better quantity non-vegetarian meal on par with their officers, with the defence ministry approving a higher ration of ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj slams Congress leaders for criticizing draft PAC report


April 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Apr 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday slammed Congress leaders, including Navin Jindal and Saifuddin Soz, for criticizing the draft report of the parliament's Public ... Read more...

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PAC vs JPC: 2G spectrum probe turf war intensifies


March 24th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The turf war over the 2G scam inquiry has intensified with the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) headed by Congress' P.C. Chacko saying the Public Accounts ... Read more...

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PM expressed helplessness in dealing with graft: BJP (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of "helplessness" in dealing with corruption, and said he had sought to "cover up" scams ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa slams Kapil Sibal for faulting CAG report


January 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 20 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa has criticized Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal for faulting the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that accuses ... Read more...

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Raja questioned again on 2G scam (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) DMK leader and former communications minister A. Raja was questioned here again for the second day Saturday by the CBI that is probing the 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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Radia quizzed by CBI (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team Tuesday questioned corporate lobbyist Niira Radia at her house here in connection with the 2G spectrum scam a day after ... Read more...

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Talks and biryani on menu, speaker hosts lunch to end logjam


November 30th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Hoping to end the stalemate over demands for a parliamentary probe into the allotment of 2G spectrum, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday hosted an elaborate ... Read more...

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All-party meeting called Tuesday to end parliament stalemate (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In a bid to break the logjam in parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called a meeting of political parties Tuesday over the opposition's demand ... Read more...

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Congress says no need of JPC, doesn’t rule it out


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said there was no need for Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) into the 2G spectrum allocation scam but did not rule out the possibility altogether. ... Read more...

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We will not blackmail UPA, says Mamata


November 20th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her party wanted the truth to come out in the 2G spectrum scam but would not "blackmail" ... Read more...

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Raja ignored Prime Minister’s advice, says CAG


November 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General report has said that the then Telecom Minister A Raja had ignored the advice of the Prime Minister besides those of ministries ... Read more...

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All-party meeting fails to end parliament logjam


November 16th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) An all-party meeting Tuesday failed to resolve the impasse in parliament over the opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G ... Read more...

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BJP demands JPC probe, Chidambaram says no (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday rejected as meaningless the opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into corruption cases, including charges against DMK A. ... Read more...

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A-G report unearths massive irregularities in Pakistan’s defence expenditure


September 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): A whopping 2.5 billion rupees were wasted in "commonly occurring irregularities" in several departments of Pakistan's armed forces and defence ministry, a report formulated by the Auditor General ... Read more...

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No scam in Bihar, says BJP


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Condemning the ugly scenes in the Bihar assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the opposition of kicking up a row over "unreconciled accounts", or ... Read more...

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BJP demonstrates against water shortage


May 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Activists and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration here on Thursday, to express their ire against water shortage in New Delhi.Scores ... Read more...

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Meghalaya lawmakers gave fake bills for foreign jaunt: report


March 19th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) A one-day study tour to London was converted to a 10-day jaunt to European countries in 2006 by some Meghalaya legislators who produced "fake and inflated" bills for ... Read more...

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Jharkhand allocates funds for non-existent legislative council


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General Report (CAG) says the Jharkhand government allocated funds in its annual budget to an upper house of the state legislature when no such ... Read more...

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CPI-M says Third Front will review n-deal, accuses UPA of betrayal (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Accusing the UPA government of the "biggest betrayal" by forging a strategic alliance with the US, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday said it would ... Read more...

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