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No need to be defensive on CAG report, Sonia tells party MPs (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday told party MPs not to be defensive on the CAG report on coal block allocation as the government had ... Read more...

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Gandhi agreed Congress should not be defensive: MP


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday met a group of party MPs and agreed with their view that the party should not be defensive about ... Read more...

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Opposition obstructing parliament’s work, says government


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The government Friday accused the opposition of adopting an "obstructionist" attitude in parliament and said a slew of important legislations slated to be passed in ... Read more...

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Apex court should take cognisance of Gujarat action


August 11th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With the Gujarat government's action against another senior police officer for passing information to a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, the Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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Ready to discuss ‘no-go’ definition: Jairam Ramesh


December 24th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said he is ready to discuss a more liberal definition of "no-go" areas where mining activities were prohibited on environmental concerns. "I ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s second term: Drift, disunity, unfulfilled expectations (Comment)


May 15th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Expectations about the Manmohan Singh government performing better in its second term as the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) completes a year since it returned to power are ... Read more...

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Government offers talks on nuclear liability bill (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) With the political standoff over the civil nuclear liability bill persisting, the government Wednesday offered to "discuss coolly" all issues relating to the legislation and urged the ... Read more...

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Government offers dialogue on nuclear liability bill (Lead)


March 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Ruling out foreign investment in India's nuclear sector, the government Wednesday offered dialogue to a combative opposition over the civil nuclear liability bill, saying contentious issues should ... Read more...

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Karat asks Congress to rethink association with Trinamool


February 6th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Trying to drive a wedge between alliance partners, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday slammed the Trinamool for its links with the Maoists and wondered how could ... Read more...

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Don’t expect a miracle at Copenhagen Summit: Jairam Ramesh


September 19th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 19 (ANI): Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said developed countries should not expect miracles at the Copenhagen Climate Summit to be held in December.Ramesh said ... Read more...

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UPA mismanaged economy, Chidambaram must resign: JD-U


October 30th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Charging the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of mismanaging the economy, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Thursday demanded Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation.“The current financial crisis ... Read more...

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