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We have the numbers, government asserts


September 21st, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday said it had the numbers and was not in a minority as the Trinamool Congress was set to formally withdraw from the ... Read more...

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Mulayam says will support UPA to keep out communal forces


September 21st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday came to the rescue of the ruling UPA coalition, which was reduced to a minority following the ... Read more...

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Firm on pro-people decision, Mamata posts on Facebook (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said she and her party stood firm on the "pro-people" decision of withdrawing support to ... Read more...

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Arrogance may hurt Congress: Mulayam (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhiucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav warned Wednesday that the "arrogance" of the Congress was going to hurt it badly.Speaking to reporters a day ... Read more...

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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP


September 19th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Heathrow’s Third Runway plans in jeopardy


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environmentalists as well as the people who reside in the flight route of Heathrow have vowed to take action if expansion plans are made so as to ... Read more...

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MP’s expense claims rise in a year


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Official figures show that the expenses for the MPs have gone up immensely as compared to what politicians spent before the expenses scandal. The bill rose ... Read more...

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Concerned over police action on farmers seeking fertilizers: TDP


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Thursday voiced concern over the incidents of police baton charge on farmers demanding fertilizers and has asked the state ... Read more...

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Scrap training of Sri Lankan army, demand DMK MPs


September 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A group of MPs of the DMK, a key UPA constituent, Tuesday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and demanded a halt to the training ... Read more...

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BJP to take coal blocks issue to people


August 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After blocking parliament functioning for entire week, the BJP Tuesday said it will take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people and will ... 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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BJP MPs to donate for Assam, Uttarakhand victims


August 14th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will donate a part of their constituency development funds for the relief of victims of Assam violence and cloud ... Read more...

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HS2 route should be moved to M40 corridor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An train expert in Britain said that the route of HS2 train should be linked from London to Birmingham. He claimed that this should be done because ... Read more...

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Don’t use British jails as hotels: Indian-origin MP


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Jails in Britain should not be used as hotels for ­foreigners, Indian-origin Conservative MP Priti Patel said after reports emerged that the public was paying 400 ... Read more...

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Advani still fighting trust vote in his mind: Congress


August 8th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday launched a scathing attack on BJP leader L.K.Advani for terming the UPA government "illegitimate", saying he was still "fighting" the 2008 ... Read more...

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I am delighted, says Ansari


August 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Re-elected vice president for the second term, Hamid Ansari Tuesday evening said he was delighted with the result and that he will work for the ... Read more...

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Voting to elect 14th vice president begins(Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Voting to elect the country's 14th vice president began here Tuesday with MPs from both houses of parliament exercising their franchise to choose between UPA's ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for MPs of UPA, outside supporters Monday


August 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will host a lunch for MPs of the ruling alliance and supporting parties Monday, a day ahead of the vice ... Read more...

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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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Anyone can float a political party: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought to downplay moves of Team Anna towards forming a "political alternative", saying the constitution gave everyone a ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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Make Rahul leader of Lok Sabha, MPs urge Sonia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently expressed his "readiness" for a more "proactive" role, as many as 10 party members in the Lok ... Read more...

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I’ll legalise gay marriage by 2015: Cameron


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised that gay marriage will be legalised in the country by 2015, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The prime minister ... Read more...

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Presidential poll counting to begin at 11 a.m.


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes of the July 19 presidential poll is set to begin Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Parliament House.The counting will take ... Read more...

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Woman minister gets wolf whistles in French parliament


July 21st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 37-year-old woman minister, who wore a knee-length floral summery dress and high heels to parliament, faced a barrage of wolf-whistles from male MPs when she ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party to vote for Pranab


July 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party Wednesday decided to support United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential election.The party also decided to back UPA's ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: AIADMK lawmakers to meet July 18


July 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has called a meeting of its parliament members and legislators July 18, a day before the presidential election, said a ... Read more...

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A third of presidential electoral college tainted


July 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As people's representatives are set to elect a new president soon, data compiled by a think tank shows nearly a third of the electoral college ... Read more...

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Many BSP, JD-U members supporting me: Sangma


July 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday said that many Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and Janata Dal-U members have rebelled against their party leadership to back his ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting to discuss presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The DMK, which is part of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has called a meeting of its MPs and legislators July 17 to discuss ... Read more...

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Sangma to campaign in Odisha July 15


July 6th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Opposition candidate P.A. Sangma will visit Odisha July 15 to campaign for the presidential election, a leader of the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal, which is ... Read more...

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Britain to close borders if eurozone collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Britain will close its borders to people from countries like Greece if the eurozone -- the group of 17 countries which use the euro as ... Read more...

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50,000 to take part in fill the jails protest: Karunanidhi


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Around 50,000 party members including his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi will participate in Wednesday's "fill the jails" protest, said DMK president M. Karunanidhi.Speaking ... Read more...

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