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Gender equality prerequisite for inclusive growth: Meira Kumar


September 13th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Gender equality and women's empowerment are not only human rights issues but also prerequisites for achieving inclusive and sustainable growth, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India's struggle for independence and later in guiding ... Read more...

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BJP’s parliament disruption fascist: Bansal


September 7th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The UPA government Friday lashed out at the BJP for disrupting parliament for the 13th day over coal block allocations and said its stand ... Read more...

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After 13 days of disruption, monsoon session ends (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned sine die Friday, after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in 20-day session.The session ended after the ... Read more...

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MPs cycle their way to parliament


September 7th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A group of MPs from various political parties Friday cycled to parliament to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die


September 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned sine die after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in a 20-day session.The session ... Read more...

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Last day of session: parliament disrupted again


September 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till noon soon after meeting on the last day of the monsoon session Friday. The opposition, led by ... Read more...

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Nod to bill for separate cadres for Manipur, Tripura


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill for the establishment of a separate cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services for Manipur ... 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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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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Journalists should refresh knowledge: Speaker


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday asked journalists to keep refreshing their knowledge to better disseminate facts including on parliamentary processes to the public.Inaugurating ... 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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Coal fuels parliament disruptions for sixth day (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unrelenting BJP forced the adjournment of both houses of parliament for the sixth successive day Tuesday as it insisted on its demand for ... 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, parliament adjourned again (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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PM may address nation Monday on coal scam: Congress


August 26th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Congress Saturday expressed hope that the BJP will allow parliament to function Monday and indicated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may address the ... 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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Parliament again adjourned, government hopes for breakthrough Monday (Intro Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day running Thursday as the BJP insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on ... 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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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller ... Read more...

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BJP renews demand for PM’s resignation, disrupts parliament (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition Wednesday renewed its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official auditor's report on coal block ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over coal block allocation


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after they met Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led opposition renewed 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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BJP corners PM over coal allotment, Lok Sabha adjourned (Second Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:15 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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BJP corners PM over coal scam, parliament disrupted (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday as the opposition noisily demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the ... Read more...

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Furore in Lok Sabha over coal scam


August 21st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday as the opposition noisily demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller ... Read more...

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Congress leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain’s iftar


August 18th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Meira Kumar and some senior Congress leaders attended iftar hosted by BJP MP Shahnawaz Hussain Friday.Among those ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee hosts Iftar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday hosted an Iftar reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan that was attended by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior BJP leader L.K. ... Read more...

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Speaker pulls up Sharad Yadav


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who is usually polite while managing the house, Friday got up from her seat and pulled up Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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House spoke as one on northeast issue: Meira Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To loud thumping of desks from the benches, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday got up to say that the "serious and sensitive" discussion ... Read more...

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PM assures protection to northeast people, MPs demand resolution


August 17th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The unity and integrity of India is being threatened by "some elements", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday while stressing that the government will ... Read more...

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