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Bill to develop Karnataka districts in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A constitutional amendment bill introduced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Lok Sabha Friday seeks to establish a special development board for six most ... Read more...

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Both Congress and BJP against quota in promotions bill: Mayawati


September 5th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati Wednesday said both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party had "political motives" against reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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BJP to meet on reservation in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party will meet in the national capital late Tuesday to decide their strategy on the constitutional amendment bill for ... Read more...

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Promotions quota bill Wednesday, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government said it will Wednesday bring a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes (SC/STs) in job promotions and ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for job promotion quotas; BJP, SP, BSP spar (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government job promotions. It immediately created ... Read more...

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SP against promotion quota bill, BJP wants amendments


September 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Soon after the union cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill for reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves bill for reservation in job promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government job promotions.The decision on reservations ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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PM hints at amendment bill for quota in job promotions (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will find out a way to help the states with reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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PM seeks solution to quota in job promotions


August 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged political parties to suggest ways for a legally sustainable solution to the issue of reservations in job promotions ... Read more...

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PM to head all-party meet on job promotion quota


August 21st, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an all-party meeting Tuesday to discuss the issue of giving reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes (SCs) ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on job promotion quota Aug 21 (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting to discuss reservation in promotions in government jobs will be held Aug 21, the government said Thursday after the issue figured ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on promotion quota Aug 21


August 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting to discuss reservation in job promotions will be held Aug 21, the government said Thursday.The government would also try to table ... Read more...

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SC order against quotas in promotions rocks parliament (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The issue of reservation in promotions in government jobs in Uttar Pradesh saw an uproar in both houses of parliament Thursday with the Rajya ... Read more...

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SC order against promotion quotas rocks Lok Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Supreme Court ruling upholding an Allahabad High Court order quashing quotas for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions in government jobs in ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over quotas in promotions


August 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Thursday after Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members raised the issue of reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes groups ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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PM’s all-party meet on promotions quota put off


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's all-party meeting Wednesday to discuss the way forward on giving reservations in job promotions to the Scheduled Castes (SC) and ... Read more...

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Parliament in 1950s and now: Sittings have shrunk


May 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The number of sittings of both houses of the Indian parliament has gone down drastically over the years, raising concerns by none other than ... Read more...

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Government steps up efforts for consensus on Lokpal


May 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Government is trying to build a consensus on the Lokpal Bill and will discuss the issue with some key political parties during the weekend, ... Read more...

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Obama supports same-sex marriage (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has become the first president in US history to come out in support of the same-sex marriage, injecting one of the most ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands constitution amendment for SC/ST quota (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Monday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that the government bring a constitutional amendment bill during the current parliament ... Read more...

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MP seeks to protect Manipur’s territorial integrity


April 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha member from Manipur Dr. Thokchom Meinya has introduced a private member's bill which seeks to protect and preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur for ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to split roles for president, chairman (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to have split roles for chairman and president


April 16th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... Read more...

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Committed to the reforms process: Pranab


March 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A day after presenting the federal budget for next fiscal, which mostly got negative reviews from analysts and commoners, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Mathai in Maldives to ensure deal is on track


February 29th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, Feb 28 (IANS) Two days before the crucial session of the Maldivian parliament begins, India's Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Tuesday touched down in Male to assess the progress ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s poll panel is now independent


February 21st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Senate has passed a constitutional amendment bill, providing an independent Election Commission and a neutral interim government set-up to oversee polls, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan Senate polls March 2


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Four members from the minority community will join the Senate for the first time when polls for Pakistan's upper house take place March 2.The Election Commission ... Read more...

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BJP, Team Anna causing confusion on Lokpal bill: Moily


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Anna Hazare on the fiasco over the Lokpal Bill, Congress leader and union Corporate Affairs ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP resume trading charges on Lokpal bill (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday resumed trading charges on the Lokpal bill, holding each other responsible for the bill not ... Read more...

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BJP scuttled bill on Lokpal status to snub Rahul: Congress


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress Monday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) did not support the bill for granting constitutional status to the Lokpal only because ... Read more...

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None of promised four anti-graft bills passed


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government, at the start of parliament's winter session, had promised to pass four anti-graft laws but none of them saw the light of day ... Read more...

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