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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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Legislator tears own shirt in Jharkhand assembly


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a dramatic event, an opposition legislator Monday tore up his kurta in the Jharkhand assembly to bring to the government's notice the plight of ... Read more...

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Uproar in Odisha assembly over coal blocks allocation


August 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Allocation of coal blocks caused an uproar in the Odisha assembly with the opposition Congress demanding an inquiry into recommendations made by the Biju Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Shukla caught on mike telling Kurien to adjourn Rajya Sabha


August 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla Tuesday got embroiled in a controversy when he was heard telling Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. ... 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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Mumbai violence raised in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The violence in Mumbai during a rally to protest Assam violence had its echo in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Whistleblowers bill likely to come in Rajya Sabha Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The whistleblowers protection bill is likely to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday, government sources said Monday.The legislation, which is one of the important ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till Tuesday over Assam, Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Tuesday after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence in Assam and its echoes in Mumbai.The house ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over black money (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be brought back to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over Assam violence (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned for the second time, this time till 2 p.m., after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence ... Read more...

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Shinde apologises for ‘filmy’ remark against Bachchan (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday was forced to apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a disparaging remark that caused an uproar in ... Read more...

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Shinde forced to apologise to Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday had to retract his remarks and apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a remark on her Bollywood ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan, Shinde trade words in Rajya Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday found himself on the backfoot during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam when he told ... Read more...

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Assam violence leads to uproar, parliament adjourned till noon (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Wednesday after members raised an uproar over the Assam violence, the Telangana statehood issue and the desecration of ... Read more...

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Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition creates ruckus, assembly adjourned (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Opposition parties stalled proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly over a number of issues on the first day of the monsoon session here Monday.Getting off to a ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly on monsoon session opener


July 9th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session got off to a stormy start Monday with the opposition creating a ruckus over various issues ,including the state secretariat fire ... Read more...

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Mamata draws flak for observing Basu’s birthday in advance


July 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday stirred a controversy by celebrating the birth anniversary of former chief minister Jyoti Basu at the state assembly two days ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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Left Front accuses Mamata of ignoring assembly proceedings


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Thursday as Left Front members staged a noisy walkout accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of deliberately ignoring the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands withdrawal of cartoon from NCERT book (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the central government to remove from a Class 12 NCERT textbook a cartoon about the anti-Hindi agitation that ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Coal ’scam’ disrupts parliament (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday over the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) reportedly pointing to a loss of over Rs.180,000 crore ($40 ... Read more...

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Opposition uproar forces Lok Sabha adjournment till noon


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition uproar over a train accident in Andhra Pradesh that claimed 15 lives and a government auditor's report on coal blocks allocation led to ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill goes to committee, Anna announces another agitation (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ralegan Siddhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill hit another road block Monday when it was sent to a select committee of Rajya Sabha amid high drama, soon ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill sent to select committee of Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill was Monday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha soon after being taken up for debate after a gap ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod to changes in marriage laws bill


May 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved changes in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill which will further secure the interests of women in divorce cases.Sources said ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over weavers, Tamil Nadu road (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Less than two days after it passed a resolution against disruptions, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned thrice Wednesday for various issues, including the plight ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over problems of weavers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Wednesday as agitated opposition MPs took up the problems faced by weavers in various parts of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned as Chidambaram denies corruption charge (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Thursday as Home Minister P. Chidambaram denied the involvement of either him or of any ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned after opposition angers Pranab


May 10th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Thursday as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee lost his cool when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members disrupted the house and ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday as the opposition protested the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his son get ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha takes up drought situation


May 8th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday took up the issue of drought-like situation in several parts of the country, with opposition members demanding immediate action as ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, opposition targets Chidambaram (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday morning as the opposition raised the pitch over the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in ... Read more...

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