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Parliament disrupted over coal block allocations (Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 12th day Thursday and adjourned as the BJP continued its protest over coal blocks allocations and the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Opposition shying from debating coal blocks: PMO minister


August 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday attacked the opposition for blocking parliament over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal blocks and said the opposition ... Read more...

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India lost $37 bn by not auctioning coal mines: Auditor (Intro Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's exchequer could have been richer by Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) if competitive bidding, rather than arbitrary allotment, was adopted to give coal ... Read more...

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Auction of coal mines could have fetched $37 bn more: Auditor (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian exchequer could have earned Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) more if a competitive bidding process was followed in the award of coal ... Read more...

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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged after angiography (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here early Monday following chest pain, was discharged later in the evening, a party ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll with NDA allies


July 10th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Treading with caution over the vice presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to call a meeting of its National Democratic Alliance ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report favours separatists: Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi here Saturday called the central government interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir as "dangerous" and said it ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit


June 5th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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BJP: A divided house despite patch-up moves


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It is now out in the open that not all within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are happy with their president Nitin Gadkari getting ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha nod for 2G panel’s extension


May 17th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday agreed to extend the term of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum issue till the end of ... Read more...

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Modi to skip BJP meet? It’s personal, aide says


May 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is expected to skip the upcoming BJP National Executive meet in Mumbai, with an aide saying it will be ... Read more...

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BJP raises concern over depreciating rupee


May 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Wednesday raised concerns over the depreciating value of the rupee against the dollar and questioned if ... Read more...

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BJP to demand debate on plight of Pakistan’s Hindus


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it will seek a detailed discussion in both houses of parliament on the plight of Hindu minorities in ... Read more...

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8 candidates in fray for 6 Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra


March 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The biennial elections for six Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra became interesting with eight candidates in the fray at close of nominations here Monday.The last ... Read more...

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Dalit party upset with Sena-BJP in Maharashtra


March 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Barely a month after the civic elections in Maharashtra, cracks seemed to have appeared in the Republican Party of India's (RPI) ties with the Shiv ... Read more...

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Maharashtra readies for Rajya Sabha race


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The heat and dust of the Mumbai municipal corporation elections has barely subsided and the stage is already set for the March 30 biennial elections ... Read more...

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UPA misused telecom policy: BJP


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed the UPA government for "misusing" the telecom policy and said the Supreme Court order on the 2G ... Read more...

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2G: Congress, BJP spar over Chidambaram


February 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Political circles are keenly awaiting the Supreme Court verdict Thursday on Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged role in the 2G case, with the Congress ... Read more...

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Congress, SP, BSP partners in corruption: BJP


February 1st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Congress is the "elder brother" while the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are ... Read more...

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BJP targets PM, Chidambaram in 2G case


February 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A day after the apex court pulled up the government for delay in sanctiong prosecution of former telecom minister A. Raja, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Trinamool, RJD helped UPA sabotage Lokpal bill: Yechury (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Holding the government responsible for the Lokpal bill not being passed in the Rajya Sabha, the Communist party of India-Marxist accused the ruling UPA ... Read more...

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More trouble in store for Chidambaram


December 8th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The opposition's call for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's ouster intensified Thursday with a special CBI court permitting Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to prove ... Read more...

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No compromise on FDI in retail: BJP


November 30th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party BJP) Wednesday said there could be no compromise on its opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail sector, even as ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for day over FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Monday as a united opposition cornered the government on its decision to allow 51 percent ... Read more...

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Left, BJP slam government over FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Friday slammed the government's move to allow FDI in multi-brand retail trade, saying it will destroy ... Read more...

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Did PAC chief Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor ... Read more...

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Congress, not BJP, running parallel 2G trial: Joshi


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who heads parliament's Public Accounts Committee, Thursday hit out at the Congress, accusing it of running a ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker to to visit Iran


October 30th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar will be visiting Iran in the first week of November, an official said Sunday.In a visit which is expected ... Read more...

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People in Hisar voted against corruption: BJP


October 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) People's anger against corruption had led to the Congress loss in the Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects Manohar Joshi’s erase strictures plea


October 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has slammed former Maharashtra chief minister Manohar Joshi while rejecting his plea to erase the strictures passed against him and the then ... Read more...

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Sonia to take up poverty issue amid government flip-flop


October 10th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Taking note of government flip-flop over where to benchmark the economic criteria of poverty, the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, comprising non-government experts, will ... Read more...

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Not understating poverty, no cap for food allocation: Montek (Roundup)


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Facing flak for its Rs.32 per day ceiling set for defining urban poor, the Planning Commission Monday denied it was trying to "understate poverty" ... Read more...

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Explain differences between ministers on 2G, BJP demands


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday reiterated its demand to sack union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2G spectrum scam, and sought to ... Read more...

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