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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... 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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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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Parliament disrupted over coal block allocations (Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 12th day Thursday and adjourned as the BJP continued its protest over coal blocks allocations and the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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BJP obdurate and stubborn in stalling parliament: Bansal


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) More than 75 percent of MPs are in favour of parliament functioning normally but the BJP is being "obdurate and stubborn" in holding up ... Read more...

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Sonia’s message to Congress workers: Fight BJP’s propaganda


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unhappy over the way the lower rung party leadership has responded to the coal block allocation charges by the ... Read more...

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Not quitting, BJP negating democracy: PM (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A combative Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday asserted he was here to stay and attacked the BJP for its "diversionary tactics" ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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PM brushes aside resignation demand


August 31st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday brushed aside the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand for his resignation over grant of coal mining ... Read more...

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Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament


August 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism, rules out cancelling coal allocation (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism


August 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP, says Sonia (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to take it head-on ... Read more...

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Congress to hit streets against BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Under unrelenting attack from the BJP over coal blocks allocation, the Congress Tuesday announced it will "hit the streets" to expose the double-speak of ... Read more...

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BJP’s actions matter of shame, irresponsible: Gandhi


August 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday asked party MPs to take the Bharatiya Janata Party head on and said it was a "matter of shame ... Read more...

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Supreme Court endorses party stance on 2G: Congress (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Congress Friday said with the apex court dismissing a petition to make Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case, the ... Read more...

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Mamata government intolerant, tries to evade responsibility: Left


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee government "intolerant", Marxist leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Thursday alleged it was trying to evade its responsibilities on law and order by ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of ‘U-turn’ on casino, illegal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has compromised on issues related to illegal mining as well as keeping tabs on the casino industry in ... Read more...

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Myanmar ends political, religious media censorship


August 20th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The information ministry of Myanmar has cancelled censorship for the media publishing political and religious information, a Thai daily reported Monday.An international non-governmental organisation, the ... Read more...

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Congress rejects BJP demand for PM’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected as "unwarranted" the BJP's demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over coal block allocation and accused the ... Read more...

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UP officials not taking Akhilesh seriously: BSP


July 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The opposition BSP Monday took pot shots at Akhilesh Yadav following attacks on statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar and their leader Mayawati, describing the ... Read more...

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Presidential poll ends in Assam


July 19th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 19 (IANS) Voting for the presidential poll Thursday ended in Assam with almost all the members of the electoral college from the state casting their votes.The voting ... Read more...

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India to send back Sri Lanka Air Force personnel


July 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Bowing to the political pressures exerted by the AIADMK government and the major opposition party DMK, the central government has decided to send back the Sri ... Read more...

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DMDK to boycott presidential polls


June 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) DMDK leader A.Vijayakant Tuesday announced his party's decision to boycott the ensuing presidential poll due to the central government's "refusal" to solve any of the issues ... Read more...

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President’s poll: BJP core committee to meet Monday (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Holding parleys across the political spectrum on the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) core group is scheduled to meet Monday night to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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73 percent polling in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai by-poll (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) The by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu ended peacefully at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 73 percent of the over 190,000 voters turning ... Read more...

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Polling in Pudukottai ends, 65 percent turnout recorded (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election to Pudukottai constituency of the Tamil Nadu assembly ended at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 65 percent of the over 190,000 voters ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in Pudukottai by-poll in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election from the Pudukottai constituency to the Tamil Nadu assembly is progressing peacefully and around 60 percent votes have been cast, according to ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Pudukottai assembly by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency began at 8 a.m. Tuesday.The by-poll in Pudukottai, 350 km from here, was necessitated following the death ... Read more...

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Pudukottai to go for polls Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Pudukottai assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu is set to witness a straight fight between ruling AIADMK and DMDK after boycott of the Tuesday by-poll by major ... Read more...

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