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‘A democracy must debate, parliament disruptions no option’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Parliamentary debate is the only option in a democracy but this can happen only if the house is allowed to function, political leaders across ... Read more...

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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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Willing for debate on coal allocation after PM resigns: BJP


September 5th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it was willing to debate in parliament on coal blocks allocation only after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned as logjam continues


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Wednesday, within minutes of convening, following opposition protests over coal block allocations and promotion quotas, ... Read more...

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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

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Government rejects BJP’s demands to end parliament logjam


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government Monday rejected the conditions laid down by the BJP to end the parliament logjam and appealed to it to debate the issue ... Read more...

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Cancel coal blocks, run parliament: CPI-M


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had come round its point of view, the Left Monday demanded that the UPA government cancel at ... 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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Sushma Swaraj meets Bal Thackeray


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday called upon Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here and inquired about his health.Sushma Swaraj said that her ... Read more...

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Sonia called Sushma to end parliament logjam


September 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj in an attempt to find a solution to the logjam in parliament ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament


August 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the eighth day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned


August 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted again Thursday as the the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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With BJP adamant, parliament logjam continues (Roundup)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Parliament was crippled for the fourth day Friday as the BJP insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in coal blocks allocation.The ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for third day; all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for the day over coal saga (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal saga (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... 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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Amid Russia’s warning, India and US to discuss Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the US threatening unilateral action against Syria and Russia warning against it, India and the US are set to appraise ... Read more...

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India bats for UN-led resolution of Syria crisis


August 14th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is set to push for a UN-led solution to the thickening Syrian crisis amid partisan posturing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to ... Read more...

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There’s still time and space for diplomacy on Iran: US


August 14th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The White House Monday reiterated that there was still "time and space" for diplomacy in dealing with Iran's nuclear standoff.Washington, however, vowed to continue the two-track ... Read more...

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Indian firms to cut capital expenditure by 14 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Indian companies are likely to reduce capital expenditure by 14 percent in the current financial year due to "policy logjam" and slow economic growth, a survey ... Read more...

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Passport offices to work on weekend


June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the surging demand for passports and glitches in online applications, the external affairs ministry Thursday announced that passport offices will remain open this weekend ... Read more...

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Weekend passport melas in 7 cities (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of delays in online applications for passports and the growing logjam, the external affairs ministry Friday announced that passport offices in seven cities ... Read more...

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Passport offices to remain open this weekend


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of delays in online applications of passports and the growing logjam, the external affairs ministry Friday announced that passport offices in Delhi, Ghaziabad, ... Read more...

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Crisil cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 6.5 percent


June 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Ratings agency Crisil Monday cut its India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 6.5 percent from its previous 7 percent due to uncertainty ... Read more...

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No final decision on NCTC: Chidambaram


May 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) There will be no National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as of now, Home Minister P. Chidambaram hinted Saturday after the government failed to convince ... Read more...

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There is consensus against government’s Lokpal bill: BJP (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Even as the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill called by the prime minister failed to break the logjam, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to break Lokpal logjam


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday to end the stalemate over the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively but decided ... Read more...

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No breakthrough after meeting on NCTC anti-terror hub


March 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The logjam over the formation of an anti-terror intelligence hub continued Monday as non-Congress ruled states asked the central government not to create an ... Read more...

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Political games cloud Lokpal bill’s fate (Intro Evening Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The fate of the long-discussed Lokpal bill, passed in the Lok Sabha two days ago, appeared uncertain Thursday evening with the government trying desperately ... Read more...

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Hazare arrives in Mumbai


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday evening reached Mumbai ahead of his three-day agitation for a strong Lokpal bill.Hazare, who looked fit and fine, is likely to halt ... Read more...

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Republicans cave in, hand Obama big victory


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Bowing to intense pressure from his own party, John Boehner, speaker of the Republican controlled House, agreed to a deal to extend payroll tax cuts ... Read more...

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