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Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation


September 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a ... Read more...

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Coal India coal import plans face opposition


September 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Coal India's plan to import coal following a government diktat has raised the hackles of workers' unions and former top officials of the state-run firm who ... Read more...

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BJP to carry out ‘PM resign’ agitation


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced "prime minister resign" agitation from Sep 17 to press its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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BJP is misleading country on coal issue: Congress


September 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "misleading the nation" on the issue of coal block allocation and stalling parliament to ... Read more...

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BJP youth wing to lodge police complaints against PM


September 13th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing has decided to file complaints against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, for his alleged involvement in irregularities in ... Read more...

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Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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Tighten security for DU polls, says Delhi BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Apprehensive of violence in Delhi University during the upcoming university elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday "appealed" to Delhi Police to depute more ... Read more...

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Intervene in government attack on CAG, BJP tells president (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks on the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Jaiswal allocated three coal blocks in hour after becoming minister: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Training guns on Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on the alleged irregularities in coal block allocation, the Samajwadi Party Tuesday held him responsible for allocating three ... Read more...

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BJP poses more questions to PM, Jaiswal over coal block allocations (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Stepping up its offensive over coal block allocations, the BJP Tuesday demanded a probe into allegations of conflict of interest against Congress leaders and ... Read more...

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Greenpeace for halting any further coal blocks allocation


September 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Environment organisation Greenpeace Tuesday called for a halt on any further allocations and forest clearances for coal mining, until a transparent public consultation process is ... Read more...

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IAC supporters disrupt Scindia’s meeting


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) Tuesday clashed with Congress workers during a press meeting being held by union Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

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IMG on coal block allocation to meet again Sep 12


September 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) reviewing captive coal mine allocations would meet again Sep 12, the coal ministry said Monday.Twenty-nine companies which were allocated coal blocks ... 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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Inter-ministerial group reviews coal block allocations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An inter-ministerial group (IMG) Monday met to review the status of 58 coal blocks where production is not likely to begin by March 2013.The ... Read more...

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Sonia’s message to Congress workers: Fight BJP’s propaganda


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unhappy over the way the lower rung party leadership has responded to the coal block allocation charges by the ... Read more...

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CII against wholesale cancellation of coal blocks


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has cautioned the government against mass cancellation of coal blocks allocation, saying such a step would hurt business ... Read more...

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US deploying forces in Indian Ocean to take on China: Yechury


September 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has decided to deploy over half of its naval fleet in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea to take on China, ... Read more...

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PM can’t evade responsibility in coal block allocation: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cannot evade his responsibility in the coal block allocations and must quit, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahay denies involvement in coal allocation (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his ... Read more...

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BJP is maligning me: Subodh Kant Sahay


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was maligning him over the coal blocks allocation."The BJP is ... Read more...

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CAG sensationalising coal block issue: Digvijay Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was exaggerating and sensationalising the issue of coal block allocation, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Friday."The ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Parliament disrupted again


August 31st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again disrupted Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up the offensive and created a ruckus demanding the ... Read more...

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Congress downplays SP, Left demand for coal blocks probe


August 30th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Congress Thursday did not reject outright the demand of the Samajwadi Party and the Left parties for a probe by a Supreme Court ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned over ‘quit PM’ demand (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned amid uproar for the seventh successive day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand ... 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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SC judge should probe coal allotment, say SP and Left


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Calling for normal functioning of parliament, the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Left parties and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) said Thursday that a Supreme ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the eighth day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP to launch nationwide protest over coal blocks


August 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Sticking to its demand for cancelling allocation of 142 coal blocks and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation, the BJP Wednesday said it will launch ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism, rules out cancelling coal allocation (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism


August 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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‘Some Congressmen may seek to replace Manmohan with Rahul’


August 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Attacking the BJP over its tactic of stalling parliament proceedings, Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh Tuesday also took a swipe at the Congress over ... Read more...

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