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Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP, says Sonia (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to aggressively fight the "intemperate ... Read more...

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CAG reports creating suspicion, distrust: Assocham


August 28th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocation in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

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BJP doing drama to hide facts, says minister


August 28th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of enacting a "drama" over coal blocks allocation to prevent a debate in parliament as ... Read more...

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FIR’s against Kejriwal, others for protest outside PM house


August 27th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Police registered FIRs against Arvind Kejriwal and five others for provoking people during the protest on the coal block allocation issue outside the prime ... Read more...

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Opposition mounts pressure on UPA, Congress hits back (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the ... Read more...

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Opposition parties slam PM’s statement on CAG report


August 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament on coal block allocation was criticised by opposition parties Monday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing ... Read more...

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We never claimed ‘zero loss’ in coal block allocation: Chidambaram


August 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni slams BJP for ‘obstructionist’ tactics


August 27th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday slammed the BJP for its "obstructionist" tactics in parliament and said it was denigrating democratic institutions.Soni criticised ... Read more...

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PM making excuses to hide facts: BJP


August 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was making excuses to hide facts on the allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday."Country ... Read more...

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CAG report is clearly disputable, flawed: PM (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Declaring that allegations of impropriety in coal block allocations were baseless and unsupported by facts, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the official auditor's ... Read more...

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Prime Minister’s statement on coal block allocation


August 27th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday made a statement in both houses of parliament on coal block allocation for which the opposition is asking for ... Read more...

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PM not allowed to speak; both houses adjourned till 2 p.m. (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday as the BJP refused to allow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make a statement ... Read more...

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CAG observation on coal block allocation disputable, says PM


August 27th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Terming the observations of the CAG on coal block allocation as "disputable", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said these will be challenged in the ... Read more...

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Allegations of impropriety in coal block allocation baseless: PM (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said allegations of impropriety in coal block allocations were baseless and unsupported by facts.Calling the observations of the CAG ... Read more...

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PM makes statement in Lok Sabha on coal allocation


August 27th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sought to make a statement in the Lok Sabha on the controversial coal block allocation but nothing was audible ... Read more...

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Congress demands auction of Goa iron ore mines


August 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) The ongoing controversy over the alleged Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal block allocation scam could have lessons for the multi-million dollar iron ore mining industry in Goa.The ... Read more...

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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand, parliament adjourned again (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Let PM speak on coal allocation, government tells BJP


August 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will make a statement on coal block allocation in the two houses of parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs ... Read more...

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Supreme Court endorses party stance on 2G: Congress (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Congress Friday said with the apex court dismissing a petition to make Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case, the ... Read more...

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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the fourth day Friday as the BJP kept up its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... Read more...

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CAG report on coal block allocation flawed: Government


August 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday said its official auditor's report on the allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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No need to be defensive on CAG report, Sonia tells party MPs (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday told party MPs not to be defensive on the CAG report on coal block allocation as the government had ... Read more...

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Shinde meets Sushma over parliament impasse


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde met BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday in a bid to break the standoff in parliament over coal block allocation, government ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meeting (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended the second meeting of the UPA coordination committee and discussed issues concerning ... Read more...

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Coal auction was opposed by five states, says minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has always favoured auctioning coal blocks, but the idea was "strongly protested" by five states then ruled by ... Read more...

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BJP presses for PM’s resignation, parliament adjourned till Thursday (Third Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of parliament could not function for the second consecutive day Wednesday and were adjourned till Thursday as the BJP-led opposition renewed its ... Read more...

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BJP renews demand for PM’s resignation, stalls parliament (Second Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Proceedings in both houses of parliament were disrupted for the second consecutive day Tuesday as the BJP-led opposition renewed its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP renews demand for PM’s resignation, disrupts parliament (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition Wednesday renewed its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official auditor's report on coal block ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over coal block allocation


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after they met Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led opposition renewed its demand for ... Read more...

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Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official ... Read more...

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Indian mining sector under stress: Tata Steel chief


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) India's mining sector has been under pressure as a host of mining activities in the country has turned out to be scandalous, Tata Steel managing director ... Read more...

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Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Evening Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over ... Read more...

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CAG Vinod Rai’s service records and dossier missing


August 21st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The service records of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai "are not traceable", the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has revealed in response ... Read more...

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Coal allotment: Chorus for PM’s resignation, parliament adjourned (Third Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A combative opposition Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocation, leading to ... Read more...

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BJP corners PM over coal allotment, Lok Sabha adjourned (Second Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A combative opposition Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocation, leading to ... Read more...

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