monsoon session

Tripura assembly sees chaos; ‘Fake SC status’ of ruling Left MLA


September 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Tripura state legislative assembly Friday witnessed bedlam after the speaker rejected an opposition-sponsored adjournment motion which sought discussion on the alleged fake Scheduled Caste-status of ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly remains paralysed over Telangana


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly remained paralysed for the fourth consecutive day Friday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members stalling the proceedings, demanding adoption of ... Read more...

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Shutdown impact on Andhra assembly


September 20th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown had its impact on Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly with the opposition parties forcing adjournment thrice since morning.Main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Telangana issue again rocks Andhra assembly


September 18th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Telangana issue rocked the Andhra Pradesh state assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) stalling the proceedings, demanding a resolution ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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We respect CAG, says Congress after BJP complains to president


September 12th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Two days after it attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks allocation, the ... Read more...

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BJP destroying thesis of democracy: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for stalling the proceedings of parliament, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday accused it of "destroying" the thesis of ... Read more...

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BJP blames Sonia, PM for parliament stalemate


September 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday slammed the Congress over its attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should answer ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report


September 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks ... Read more...

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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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Kapil Sibbal defends PM on coal issue, says BJP spreading canard


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Defending Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the allocation of coal blocks, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibbal Saturday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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BJP readies anti-Congress CD campaign (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Following its central leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has decided to launch an audiovisual campaign across the state against the Congress ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message at the end of parliament’s monsoon session


September 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message Friday after parliament's monsoon session ended:My fellow citizensWe have just ended a wasted session of Parliament when both Houses were ... 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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Legislative business in monsoon session (With ‘13/20: Another low-yield parliament session ends’)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government could get only six bills introduced and six passed by either houses of parliament as the 20-day monsoon session ... Read more...

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PM slams opposition for stalling parliament, BJP hits back (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) On a day parliament ended its monsoon session with two-thirds of the sittings washed out, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday hit out at the ... Read more...

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13/20: another low-yield parliament session ends (Roundup)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament's monsoon session ended Friday with 13 of the 20 days washed out due to BJP protests over coal block allocations and the bitter ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament also part of democracy: BJP (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Seeking to blame the government for the partially washed out monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed corruption for the lost session, ... Read more...

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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament part of democracy: BJP


September 7th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was ... Read more...

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We saw negation of democracy this session: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of ... 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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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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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... 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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Munda for development of Jharkhand’s infrastructure


September 6th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday appealed to the Planning Commission to give special attention to developing the state's basic infrastructure.Munda speaking on the last day ... Read more...

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NDA plans stir in parliament complex against Coalgate


September 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will hold a protest demonstration in the Parliament House complex Friday, the last day of the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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Congress playing double game: Mayawati


September 6th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of playing a "double game", Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Thursday said the UPA government should extend the monsoon session of ... Read more...

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Washington Post offers no apology for Manmohan story


September 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) As a Washington Post article on the allegedly poor leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh created a strong reaction in Delhi, the influential US daily's ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi urges parties to back quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday appealed to all parties to cooperate in passing in parliament a bill that provides for quotas in promotions for Dalits and ... Read more...

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Trouble likely in quota bill passage, PM meets ministers


September 5th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hinting at trouble in getting the promotion quota bill passed in parliament, the government Wednesday said there is little time during the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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UP employees asked to strike work against promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) More than 18 lakh Uttar Pradesh government employees have been asked to strike work Wednesday to protest the central government decision to move a constitutional ... Read more...

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