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BJP, SP protests force parliament adjournment till Friday (Second Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Protests inside both houses of parliament by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations and by the Samajwadi Party (SP) over the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, quota bill introduced (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced amid commotion a bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha


September 5th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide quota for promotion in government jobs was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday amid protests by the Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted for 10th day, promotions quota bill likely Wednesday (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The raging BJP protest over the coal blocks allocation disrupted parliament for the 10th straight day Tuesday, despite which the government got a bill ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations, the Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a bill to set up more ... Read more...

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Both houses adjourned, two bills quickly passed (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to adjourn for the ... Read more...

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BJP protests stall parliament again (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the ninth day Monday without having conducted normal business as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with ... Read more...

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Wipro to train school teachers in US


August 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years ... 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 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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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were repeatedly adjourned for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for ... Read more...

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Coal allotment: Chorus for PM’s resignation, parliament adjourned (Third Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A combative opposition Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocation, leading to ... Read more...

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Kurien Congress choice for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman


August 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress leader P.J. Kurien has emerged as the party's choice for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, party sources said here Thursday.Party leaders, including ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence raised in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The violence in Mumbai during a rally to protest Assam violence had its echo in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over black money (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be brought back to ... Read more...

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Stink again disrupts Rajya Sabha sitting


May 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A stink in the Rajya Sabha again Friday forced the upper house to be adjourned twice for nearly half an hour.A week after half ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned after stink - literally (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Thursday after members complained of a foul smell that they suspected could be a gas leak. ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned after stink - literally (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Thursday after members complained of a foul smell that they suspected could be a gas leak.Halfway through ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned after suspected gas leak


May 10th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned briefly Thursday after members smelt gas and suspected a leak.Members suspected that the smell may be due to a gas ... Read more...

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Trinamool member alleges party workers killed during Left rule


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Trinamool Congress member Kunal Kumar Ghosh Monday alleged in the Rajya Sabha that human skeletons were being recovered of party workers killed during the Left ... Read more...

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Outrage in Rajya Sabha over fairness cream for private parts


April 24th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An advertisement for a fairness cream for women's private parts sparked outrage in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a CPI-M member raising the issue and ... Read more...

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MPs question defence ministry, army on ‘coup’ reports


April 4th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Concerned over media reports of the Indian Army moving two key battalions to the national capital and army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's letter to ... Read more...

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Wipro’s IT outlook remains flat on marginal growth (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Wipro Ltd Friday projected a flat revenue growth from its global IT services business in the fourth quarter (January-March) as sequential growth in the third quarter ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ‘quit Krishna’ demand


December 9th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned repeatedly Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded the ouster of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna after ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar issue generates heat in Rajya Sabha


December 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The dispute over the Mullaperiyar dam generated heat in the Rajya Sabha during zero hour Wednesday, with MPs from Tamil Nadu saying the dam ... Read more...

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First Nasscom meet in Kerala


September 27th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) will host its executive council (EC) meet in Kerala for the first time here Thursday.The EC is ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day over Gujarat Lokayukta issue


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Friday after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members raised slogans alleging ?violation of constitution? by the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Parliament stalled over Gujarat Lokayukta issue


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Friday with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding the recall of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal for appointing ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over BJP protests


August 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday after BJP members raised the issue of police cane-charge on its youth wing workers at ... Read more...

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Special cell takes up issues of Indian workers abroad


August 4th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A recently set up special cell takes up parliament members' complaints regarding problems faced by Indian workers aboard, the government said Thursday."A cell has been ... Read more...

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PM pays tributes to veteran journalist


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid tributes to Malayala Manorama's former chief editor, the late K.M. Mathew, as he launched a stamp on his first ... Read more...

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Wipro appoints new global head for back office operations


June 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies Monday appointed senior executive Manish Dugar as global head of its back office operations or business process outsourcing (BPO)."Dugar has been ... Read more...

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Chacko to head parliamentary panel to probe 2G scam


March 4th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Congress old-timer P.C. Chacko, a four-time Lok Sabha MP, was Friday appointed as the head of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that will probe ... Read more...

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Will JPC on 2G spectrum get to the truth? Debate is on


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The long discussed joint parliamentary committee (JPC) into the allocation of 2G spectrum is finally in shape. But some experts are sceptical about the ... Read more...

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