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Winter session extended Dec 27-29 to discuss Lokpal (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The winter session of parliament, which was to end Thursday, has been extended. Both houses will reconvene Dec 27-29 to discuss the Lopal ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill approved; PM in, CBI, lower bureaucracy out (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, bringing the prime minister under the anti-graft ombudsman with riders but excluding the CBI and ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill approved: PM in but CBI out (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday night approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, which brings the prime minister under the purview of the ombudsman with riders but ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Lokpal bill


December 20th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill after a two-hour special meeting, official sources said. The cabinet met in the parliament house ... Read more...

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TDP to move no-trust motion in Andhra assembly


November 30th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A no-confidence motion against the Congress government and the Telangana issue are likely to dominate the brief winter session of the Andhra Pradesh assembly beginning ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session likely to be stormy (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The budget session of the Delhi assembly is likely to be stormy as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to raise several ... Read more...

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Ganpatsinh Vasava to be Gujarat assembly speaker


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ganpatsinh Vasava is set to be the next speaker of the Gujarat assembly.Vasava, 40, legislator from Mangrol in south Gujarat, Wednesday filed ... Read more...

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Nepal to hold PM’s election Wednesday


January 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) More than six months after Nepal Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned under pressure from the opposition Maoist party, the interim parliament will Wednesday hold elections ... Read more...

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Nepal fails to get new PM even after 10th round


October 6th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Anger, ridicule and disinterest marked the 10th round of prime ministerial election in Nepal Wednesday with the parties failing to elect a new premier for an unprecedented 10th ... Read more...

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Third round of Nepal prime ministerial election today


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (ANI): Nepal Parliament will conduct a third runoff election for the post of prime minister today after previous two elections failed to elect a prime minister.UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa ... Read more...

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Nepal next prime ministerial runoff on August 2


July 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 24 (ANI): The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Legislature- Parliament has decided to hold the third runoff election for the prime ministerial post on August 2.The BAC took the decision ... Read more...

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President calls off address to Madhya Pradesh house


April 27th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's planned address to the Madhya Pradesh assembly on May 11 - the first day of a special session - has been cancelled, an assembly ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to review progress at special assembly session


April 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) A special session of the Madhya Pradesh assembly is being convened next month to discuss issues related to developing the state as a "golden state", officials said ... Read more...

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Delhi Gov to support women explore new opportunities


March 6th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has assured women that her government will support all the new opportunities explored by women.On Friday, interacting with the media on the ... Read more...

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Non-tabling of quota report forces Rajya Sabha adjournment (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The publication in the media of a report on reservations for Dalit Muslims and Christians before it was tabled in parliament forced the adjournment of the Rajya ... Read more...

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Babri debate begins in Parliament on a hot note


December 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Liberhan Commission's Report on the Babri Mosque demolition and the Action Taken Report (ATR) is being discussed in Parliament, and preliminary information reveals that the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha will discuss Liberhan Report today


December 7th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Liberhan Commission's Report on the Babri Mosque demolition and the Action Taken Report (ATR) on it, will be discussed in Parliament today.Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira ... Read more...

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Government avoiding discussion on China, says BJP


November 30th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the central government of avoiding a discussion on contentious issues relating to China. Party leader S.S. Ahluwalia said the BJP ... Read more...

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Rane faces privilege move over remark on session


April 15th, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane was embarrassed in the state assembly Tuesday when a breach of privilege motion was moved against him for saying that the budget session ... Read more...

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House proceedings may be quieter from Wednesday


April 15th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Parliament proceedings could become smoother from Wednesday with the opposition parties, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), inclined to shun disrupting the house any more on issues ... Read more...

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Tripura Assembly begins today


March 17th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by admin
Agartala, Mar 17 (ANI): The first session of the newly formed tenth Tripura Assembly will begin at the historical Ujjayanta Palace this afternoon. Governor D N Sahaya will address the House ... Read more...

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Somnath or Shiva - take your pick


March 4th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
(From the corridors of power) New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) What's common between Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee and Lord Shiva? A lot, says Chatterjee! When the Lok Sabha Business Advisory Committee (BAC) ... Read more...

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