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Rajya Sabha defers bill for commercial division in high courts


December 13th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday deferred a bill for setting up commercial divisions of high courts as opposition members alleged it provides for speedy justice to ... Read more...

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BJP to propose amendments in Lokpal bill


December 13th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A day ahead of the all-party meeting to discuss the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it will propose amendments to ... Read more...

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Who said what on Lokpal


December 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Who said what on the Lokpal report?Abhishek Manu Singhvi (Congress, Chairman of Standing Committee): The panel is not a political forum, individual members can ... Read more...

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Lokpal report tabled, ombudsman to have constitutional status


December 9th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Recommending constitutional status for the anti-graft ombudsman but leaving the issue of the prime minister's inclusion to parliament, a standing committee on the Lokpal Friday ... Read more...

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Team Anna reject Lokpal panel’s recommendations


December 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Team Anna Wednesday rejected the recommendations made by the parliamentary panel examining the Lokpal Bill, saying these will not have "any impact on corruption" ... Read more...

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Kohli reprimanded for ’showing dissent’ on his dismissal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded India batsman Virat Kohli for "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the third One-day International against the West ... Read more...

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Rahul to blame for Lokpal flip-flop, says Anna


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday blamed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the Lokpal parliamentary panel, in a sudden about turn, deciding against bringing Group C ... Read more...

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Team Anna to discuss strategy for December protest


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Team Anna members will meet in the capital for two days in the second week of December to plan strategy for the proposed protest demanding ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel divided, 10 members give dissenting note


December 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A division emerged in the parliamentary panel studying the Lokpal bill Thursday with ten members submitting a note of dissent on the draft, sources said.Sources ... Read more...

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Kamat sold out to real estate lobby: Goa church


December 1st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) The Goa church Thursday rejected a much touted futuristic land use plan formulated by the state government and accused Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of selling out ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel still divided on inclusion of PM (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, Wednesday remained divided over bringing the prime minister under the anti-graft ombudsman ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel still divided on inclusion of PM (Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice, examining the Lokpal bill, is still divided over the inclusion of the prime minister within the ... Read more...

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Arab League adopts sanctions against Syria


November 28th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Sunday approved sanctions against Syria in the latest bid to dissuade the Bashar Assad regime from its crackdown on dissent.There has been ... Read more...

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Absence of decision-making biggest concern: Premji


October 31st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) Absence of decision-making among the leaders in the government is the biggest concern, Wipro chairman Azim Premji said Monday."The biggest concern is over the governance ... Read more...

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Pietersen reprimanded for ICC conduct breach


October 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been reprimanded for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the one-off Twenty20 international game against India Saturday.Pietersen ... Read more...

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Bresnan fined for showing dissent against umpires in Mohali


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 21 (IANS) England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 percent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ... Read more...

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PM says opposition wants early polls, rejects dissension over 2G


September 27th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sept 27 (IANS) Rejecting suggestions of dissent in the cabinet over the 2G spectrum allocation row, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday accused the opposition ... Read more...

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Slum dwellers protest direct cash transfers


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 1,200 slum-dwellers gathered Monday near the Income Tax Office here to protest against the Delhi government's proposed move to dismantle the fair price ration ... Read more...

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Umpires abandon match after players show dissent over boundary


September 20th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) Two Barbados-born umpires abandoned a match amid a row over a boundary as fresh controversy hit the game on the island.Hector Watson and Melvin Best called ... Read more...

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Greatest threat to democracy from militancy: Zardari


September 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The greatest threat to democracy is from "militants who want to foist their political agenda on the people", Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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In communal violence bill don’t include caste: Yechury


September 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday demanded that the proposed communal violence bill should stick to its main aim and not include "other ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill should reflect will of parliament: Citizen’s group


August 24th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Lokpal bill should should reflect the will of parliament and the people and be passed expeditiously, the National Confederation of Officers Associations (NCOA) said ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lifts Uttar Pradesh ban on ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday "quashed and set aside" the two-month ban imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government on the screening of filmmaker Prakash Jha's ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s social activists condemn Hazare’s arrest


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists in Meghalaya Tuesday slammed the central government for arresting Anna Hazare, even as a women's rights group lodged a complaint with the National Human ... Read more...

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Protests in Kolkata over Anna detention


August 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) People from all walks of life came out on the roads in Kolkata Tuesday to register their protest against the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Praveen involved in a spat with fans in Northampton


August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 7 (IANS) India's medium pacer Praveen Kumar was heckled by cricket fans and had to be restrained by teammates Suresh Raina and Munaf Patel after the end of ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa wants communal violence bill to be dumped


August 1st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged "right thinking MPs" to dump a proposed bill that ostensibly seeks to curb communal violence.The Prevention of Communal ... Read more...

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My dissent on cash-for-vote issue not recorded: Salim


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 IANS) Accusing the central government of dilly-dallying over the cash-for-vote scam issue for three years, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Md. Salim Friday alleged ... Read more...

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Raina fined for showing dissent


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined Indian batsman Suresh Raina 25 per cent of his match fees for showing dissent on his dismissal on ... Read more...

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Comparative version of Lokpal bill is one-sided, says Bhushan


June 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Senior lawyer and civil society representative Shanti Bhushan Monday wrote to union minister Pranab Mukherjee asking him not to release the comparative version of ... Read more...

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UPA intolerant of dissent: Murli Manohar Joshi


June 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Sunday said the Congress-led central government had "scant respect for democratic values" and was "brutally" crushing dissent."Dissent ... Read more...

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ICC fines Rampaul, reprimands Sammy


June 24th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 24 (IANS) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was fined 10 percent of his match fee and captain Darren Sammy was eprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ... Read more...

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Amit Mishra fined 10 percent of match fee


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 22 (IANS) India's leg-spinner Amit Mishra was fined 10 percent of his match fee for violating the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the second ... Read more...

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PM will look into Lokpal draft: Khursheed


June 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will look into the Lokpal bill draft that is currently being prepared by the civil society and government representatives, Union ... Read more...

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UN urges Syria to stop violent crackdowns against protesters


June 9th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Thursday condemned the ongoing violent crackdown against peaceful protesters by Syrian authorities and called on the Government to respond to the repeated ... Read more...

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