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Bengal Congress seeks at least three union ministers from state


September 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In the wake of six Trinamool Congress members resigning from the union council of ministers, the Congress' West Bengal unit Friday urged its high command to ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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On average, five walkouts a year by Congress in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Miffed by the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition Congress has staged walkouts at least five times a ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly takes up no-confidence motion


August 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Tuesday took up a no-confidence motion, moved by the opposition Congress, against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Soon after question hour, ... Read more...

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Congress walkout from Himachal assembly over graft


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) The monsoon session of Himachal Pradesh assembly began Monday on a stormy note with the Congress staging a walkout, demanding a probe into the 'chargesheet' ... Read more...

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BJP terms Congress ‘obstinate’


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after it walked out of the joint parliamentary committee meeting on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party called the Congress 'thethar' ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament saw disruptions Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller and Auditor General's ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for walkout from 2G JPC (second lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Parliament deadlock as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A determined BJP refused to let parliament function for a second day Wednesday demanding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resign over a CAG report ... Read more...

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BJP members walk out of 2G JPC (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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Government to talk to opposition on education reforms bills


August 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Keen to push key educational reforms bills during the ongoing session of parliament, the government will hold informal discussions with the opposition parties Aug ... Read more...

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PM calls Advani’s remark disgraceful, Sonia agitated (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani sparked a major row in the Lok Sabha Wednesday with his description of the UPA-II government as "illegitimate", a remark ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over Advani’s comments


August 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Wednesday after BJP leader L.K. Advani termed the UPA-II government as "illegitimate".The remark provoked vociferous ... Read more...

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Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Will it be party, government or both for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in his enhanced role ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election? ... Read more...

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Congress members harming party prospects in Gujarat: Shastri


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Congress leader Anil Shastri Monday said Congress leaders were making the party's prospects in Gujarat weaker in an election year with their controversial comments.The ... Read more...

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HSPDP withdraws support to Meghalaya’s Congress government


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) Friday pulled out from the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government over the boundary row with Assam but there ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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Syndicate could turn tables on Pranab: Sangma (Interview)


July 11th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) A "syndicate" could turn the tables on UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, his rival P.A. Sangma Wednesday said, recalling 1969 when a conscience vote enabled ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Congress walks out of UP assembly after dig against N.D. Tiwari


June 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Congress members walked out of the Uttar Pradesh assembly Saturday after a tiff with legislators of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) when Parliamentary Affairs Minister Azam ... Read more...

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In Badal’s ‘Ram Rajya’, no place for political vendetta (Punjab Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) For the last five years, the Congress in Punjab, especially state Congress president Amarinder Singh, have been claiming that false cases were being registered against ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP clash in JPC probing 2G scam


June 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G spectrum scam, saw heated exchanges between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members over ... Read more...

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Indiscipline plagues both BJP, Congress (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the main opposition Congress are facing the same problem - indiscipline, and it seems this malaise will only worsen ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs vote against government bill; Bansal calls Banerjee


May 7th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Trinamool Congress members Monday voted against a government bill in the Lok Sabha, prompting Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal to take up ... Read more...

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MPs seek government explanation in Bofors issue (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) There was uproar in both houses of parliament with the BJP and other opposition parties demanding an explanation from the government on former Swedish police ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bofors issue


April 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief ... Read more...

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Jadavpore professor arrested for Mamata cartoons, granted bail (Roundup)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor was arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, attracting widespread ... Read more...

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I sent the mail for pure fan: Jadavpore University professor


April 13th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) A Jadavpore University professor, arrested for allegedly circulating defamatory cartoons of some Trinamool Congress leaders including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Friday claimed he ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh government hauled up over CAG expose


April 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress grilled the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state assembly Wednesday over a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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Congress mulling organisational changes in UP, Punjab


March 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Keen to put its house in order in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh after the assembly poll debacle, the Congress leadership is mulling organisational changes ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for day over Telangana (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was again adjourned for the day Wednesday over the vexed issue of carving a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh.Protests over ... Read more...

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Telangana rocks Lok Sabha


March 28th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The vexed issue of carving a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh continued to rock the Lok Sabha for the third consecutive day Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Telangana issue rocks Lok Sabha, BJP blames Congress (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The demand for a separate Telangana state rocked the Lok Sabha for the second day Tuesday, paralysing house proceedings as the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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