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Advani dismisses PM’s word on coal blocks


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's defence of the coal blocks allocation as "totally unconvincing".In his latest blog, Advani pulled ... Read more...

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Sonia called Sushma to end parliament logjam


September 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj in an attempt to find a solution to the logjam in parliament ... Read more...

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BJP to take coal block issue to people


September 1st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde Saturday said his party would take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people as part of its ... Read more...

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Action, not debate on coal blocks: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The BJP Saturday said will continue to disrupt parliament over the coal blocks allocation, asserting that mere debate in the house by the Congress-led UPA ... Read more...

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Congress caused loss of Rs.200 lakh crore, says Ramdev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday accused the Congress of causing a loss of Rs.200 lakh crore in coal blocks allocation and sought resignation of ... Read more...

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Not getting into slanging match: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with the BJP on its ... Read more...

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Better to be silent: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with political leaders and it ... 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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Parliament adjourned again over coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Friday for the eighth consecutive day following protests from the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has ... 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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Parliament adjourned over BJP’s ‘quit PM’ demand


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the seventh successive day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime ... 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


August 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted again Thursday as the the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Uproar in Odisha assembly over coal blocks allocation


August 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Allocation of coal blocks caused an uproar in the Odisha assembly with the opposition Congress demanding an inquiry into recommendations made by the Biju Janata Dal ... 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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Odisha denies wrongdoing in coal block recommendations


August 28th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Admitting that it had recommended to the central government to allocate coal blocks to various companies, the Odisha government Tuesday denied any wrongdoing in the exercise.Saying ... Read more...

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Government may get some bills passed amidst din


August 28th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With no sign yet of a breakthrough in the stalemate in parliament over BJP's demand for the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, 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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No mining in any allocated coal block, says BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Sticking to its demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit, the BJP Tuesday said there was no mining in even a single coal block ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned over coal blocks


August 28th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the seventh consecutive day Tuesday at 2 p.m. as the Bharatiya Janata party continued to press for ... Read more...

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BJP stalls parliament again


August 28th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members persisted with their demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over ... 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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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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‘BJP stalling parliament a black spot for democracy’ (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Hitting back at the BJP for targetting the prime minister over the coal scam, the Congress-led UPA government Monday said that the opposition stalling ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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BJP hijacking parliament: Congress


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit back at the BJP accusing it of "hijacking" parliament and "running away" from a debate on coal blocks allocation.Congress spokesperson ... Read more...

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Advani accuses prime minister of attacking CAG


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Monday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of attacking CAG in his statement on coal blocks allocation in the two houses of ... Read more...

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No coal block allocated during UPA-II regime: Jaiswal


August 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government has not allocated any coal block since 2009, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Monday, rejecting the allegation that coal blocks were allocated ... Read more...

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Resign on moral grounds, BJP tells PM


August 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded ... 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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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 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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