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Day 10: parliament disrupted again


September 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.In the Lok Sabha, ... 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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Rajya Sabha adjourned, BJP cries foul


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Tuesday adjourned sine die without taking up important listed business due to protests by DMK members to a bill. The ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi upset at denial of bail to Kanimozhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Gloom hung over DMK president M. Karunanidhi's residence here Thursday, much like the dark and overcast sky outside, as the former chief minister's daughter Kanimozhi was ... Read more...

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No bail for Kanimozhi, seven others


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven other accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam were Thursday dismissed by a CBI special court ... Read more...

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Amid tears, Kanimozhi puts up brave face


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A commotion broke out in the courtroom as soon as CBI special judge O.P. Saini dismissed the bail pleas of Kanimozhi and seven others in ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, DMK have encroached on government land: AIADMK


September 6th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi was Monday charged with grabbing government land by an AIADMK legislator in the assembly, leading to ... Read more...

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Maran continues to occupy minister’s seat


August 4th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) DMK member Dayanidhi Maran, who quit as textiles minister last month over his alleged role in the 2G spectrum row, continues to occupy the ... Read more...

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DMK cadres ready for soul-searching at Coimbatore


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Battling electoral defeat and corruption allegations, Tamil Nadu's crisis-ridden DMK has called a meeting of its executive and general council over the weekend to discuss the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to implead itself in Katchathivu case


June 9th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution seeking to implead the state revenue department as a party to the Katchathivu retrieval case filed by ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s mother breaks down in court


May 21st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A day after Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi, was sent to Tihar jail, her mother Rajathi Ammal Saturday broke down in the court ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi seeks bail, court to decide Saturday (Roundup)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday deferred till Saturday its decision on the bail plea of DMK parliamentarian Kanimozhi and three others ... Read more...

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Joshi’s 2G scam report one-sided: Soz


May 1st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) On the day senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi was re-appointed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman, Congress leader Saifuddin Soz Sunday ... Read more...

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Congress dares BJP to have a vote on PAC report


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Congress Saturday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to have a vote on the Public Account Committee's (PAC) report on the 2G ... Read more...

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Joshi walks out of PAC meet, ‘chief’ Soz rejects 2G report (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A meeting of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting turned ugly Thursday with panel chief Murli Manohar Joshi walking out in anger and members ... Read more...

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PAC divided on 2G report, Joshi walks out (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was Thursday split down the middle with panel chief Murli Manohar Joshi walking out in anger as the ruling ... Read more...

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Joshi walks out of PAC meet


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Thursday walked out of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting to discuss the report on the ... Read more...

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PAC meet fails to resolve internal divisions


April 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) held an internal meeting Thursday to resolve differences over the 2G spectrum probe but problems continue, according to informed ... Read more...

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Had warned of PAC-JPC overlap: Congress (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it had warned earlier of an overlap in the functions of the parliamentary panels - Public Accounts Committee and Joint ... Read more...

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UPA, opposition spat in PAC leaves 2G hearing in limbo (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The appearance of top officials from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) before parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the 2G spectrum issue hangs fire ... Read more...

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We had warned of JPC-PAC overlap, says Congress


April 15th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it had warned earlier of an overlap in the functions of the parliamentary panels - Public Accounts Committee and Joint ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress sign pact, but tensions persist (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the Congress signed a pact Wednesday to jointly fight the assembly polls, a day after the DMK made a dramatic U-turn ... Read more...

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AIADMK inks poll pact with All India Forward Bloc


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's main opposition party AIADMK Wednesday inked a seat-sharing agreement with the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB), taking to five the number of such deals concluded by ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress poll pact talks inconclusive


February 20th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The ruling DMK and its ally Congress Sunday held inclusive seat-sharing discussions ahead of the ensuing assembly elections and decided to meet again at a later date.Speaking ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress to hold seat sharing talks Sunday


February 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and its major ally Congress will hold crucial seat sharing talks here Sunday ahead of the ensuing assembly elections in the state.In a ... Read more...

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AIADMK, CPI-M in talks on seat sharing


February 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is hopeful of striking a seat-sharing deal with the AIADMK for the ensuing assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, said a party official ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu MPs performed well in parliament’s monsoon session


September 10th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Lok Sabha members from Tamil Nadu gave a good performance during the recently concluded monsoon session of parliament - coming second only to fellow members from Maharashtra, points ... Read more...

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AIADMK demands resignation of Raja


August 31st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The AIADMK in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday demanded the resignation of Telecom Minister A. Raja over alleged corruption in the allocation of 2-G spectrum, provoking heated exchanges ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s tax growth has halved: Jayalalithaa


August 30th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The implementation of value added tax (VAT) regime in Tamil Nadu by the DMK government from 2007 onwards has resulted in slower growth in commercial taxes revenue, AIADMK ... Read more...

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Attacks on Indian fishermen has fallen, says Krishna


August 11th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Stating that attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy has dropped, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday he would take up the issue when ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa makes rare appearance in assembly session


January 8th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa made a rare but short visit to the house Friday but succeeded in ... Read more...

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Indian MPs head to Sri Lanka to study Tamil relief camps


October 10th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Ten MPs belonging to India's ruling alliance are headed to Sri Lanka Saturday and they said their main aim is to see the conditions in the camps where ... Read more...

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PMK, DMK members nearly come to blows in Tamil Nadu assembly


July 10th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Members of the ruling DMK and the opposition PMK nearly came to blows in the Tamil Nadu assembly Friday after the speaker refused to accept the opposition's demand ... Read more...

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DMK’s Dayanidhi Maran too hands in resignation


October 19th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Two days after 14 DMK Lok Sabha MPs handed over their resignation letters to party head and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi demanding an end to the ... Read more...

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Government has support of more than 291 MPs: Rashtriya Janata Dal


July 21st, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) today claimed that the government has the support of more than 291 MPs to win tomorrow''s trust vote in te Lok ... Read more...

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