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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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Private firm directors in CBI net over coal blocks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sent summons to Manoj Jayaswal Tuesday in connection with coal block allocations and questioned his brother Arvind Jayaswal for ... Read more...

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We respect CAG, says Congress after BJP complains to president


September 12th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Two days after it attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks allocation, the ... Read more...

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BJP stalling parliament to hide own secrets: Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocation, the Congress Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing it ... 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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Check government’s attack on CAG, BJP tells president


September 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday and asked him to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks ... 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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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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CBI books five companies allocated coal blocks (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks and also conducted raids at 30 locations in ... Read more...

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FIRs against five companies allocated coal blocks (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks, an official said. The agency also conducted searches ... 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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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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Cancel coal blocks, run parliament: CPI-M


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had come round its point of view, the Left Monday demanded that the UPA government cancel at ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur barred from taking foreign donations


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 3 (IANS) The union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has barred Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur from accepting foreign donations, citing the premier institute's laid-back attitude in submitting ... Read more...

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BJP protests force Lok Sabha to adjourn for day (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) As the BJP Monday continued to drown proceedings in both houses of parliament demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over coal blocks allication, the ... Read more...

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PM’s defence of coal blocks allocation unconvincing: Advani (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 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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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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Ramdev announces agitation from Oct 2, demands PM’s resignation (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday sought resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a huge presumptive loss to the exchequer in coal blocks allocation ... 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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CAG wrong, Atomic Energy Act has more punitive provisions


August 31st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) It is wrong to say that the Atomic Energy Act provides for a fine of just Rs.500 for safety violations by nuclear and radiation facilities, as ... Read more...

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Reverse privatisation of minerals: CPI-M


August 30th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 'coalgate' row should be used to reverse the privatisation of natural and mineral resources in India, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said ... 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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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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BJP disrupts parliament again (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned Tuesday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members persisted with their demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... 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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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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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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PM may address nation Monday on coal scam: Congress


August 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Congress Saturday expressed hope that the BJP will allow parliament to function Monday and indicated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may address the ... Read more...

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Rs.1.85 lakh crore coal blocks loss is flawed, says minister


August 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said that the CAG's calculation of Rs.1.85 lakh crore loss over allocation of coal blocks to ... Read more...

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BJP paints itself into corner on coalgate (Comment)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) stalling of parliament by its aggressive insistence on the prime minister's resignation in the so-called coal scam may be rooted in the belief that it ... 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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Opposition not in mood to talk: Bansal (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With parliament crippled for a third day Thursday over the BJP's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ouster, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal ... 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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