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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 to continue protest, unlikely to oblige on promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite BSP supremo Mayawati's request to let parliament function for passing a bill on reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted for 10th day, promotions quota bill likely Wednesday (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The raging BJP protest over the coal blocks allocation disrupted parliament for the 10th straight day Tuesday, despite which the government got a bill ... Read more...

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Logjam continues, parliament adjourned (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the ninth day Monday without having conducted normal business as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with ... Read more...

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BJP not giving us fair option: Khurshid


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ruling out cancellation of allotted coal blocks, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the opposition was not giving the Congress-led UPA government a fair ... Read more...

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Reinvigorated by Tehran, Manmohan seizes the moment


September 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) He left on Tuesday as an embattled prime minister with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) baying for his blood over the presumptive loss to ... 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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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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Subodh Kant Sahay denies involvement in coal allocation (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his ... Read more...

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BJP is maligning me: Subodh Kant Sahay


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was maligning him over the coal blocks allocation."The BJP is ... Read more...

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CAG sensationalising coal block issue: Digvijay Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was exaggerating and sensationalising the issue of coal block allocation, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Friday."The ... Read more...

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Sonia joins Congress-BJP war, parliament crippled (Roundup)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The war over 'coalgate' escalated Tuesday with the BJP refusing to give up its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ouster and Congress chief ... 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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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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Parliament won’t be adjourned sine die


August 24th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday scotched rumours that it may adjourn parliament's monsoon session sine die in the wake of the continuing protests over coal blocks allocation."There ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for third day; all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on alleged ... Read more...

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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Parliament deadlock as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A determined BJP refused to let parliament function for a second day Wednesday demanding that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resign over a CAG report ... Read more...

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Let parliament function smoothly: PM


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of parliament set to commence Wednesday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hoped all political parties will allow the two houses ... Read more...

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FDI: Government mobilising numbers for adjournment motion, talks to allies (Roundup)


December 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Gearing up to face a likely vote on an adjournment motion on foreign equity in retail, the government Thursday girded up to amass the ... Read more...

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Opposition demand to roll back FDI political blackmail: Congress


November 29th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday termed the opposition demand to roll back the decision allowing foreign equity in retail if the government wants parliament to run ... Read more...

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Let parliament function normally: Sheila Dikshit


August 9th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In the eye of the proverbial storm over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Storm on first day of monsoon session (Roundup)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday urged the opposition to allow parliament function smoothly but the very first day of the month-long monsoon session indicated ... Read more...

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Government bent over backwards on JPC for parliament’s sake: Congress


February 21st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Congress Monday said the government had bent over backwards on the opposition's demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum controversy so ... Read more...

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Amazed by defamatory comments by Pranab Mukherjee: Sushma Swaraj


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 20(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday criticized Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for equating the opposition parties with the Maoist rebels after the winter session ... Read more...

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Pranab not in favour of PM appearing before PAC offer


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 2 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that he is not in favour of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on ... Read more...

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Opposition sticks to JPC, Pranab wants apology for parliament washout (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) An unbending opposition Thursday remained unmoved by the government's offer of a special parliament session to discuss the JPC issue, as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Don’t want debate, we want JPC, says BJP


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday did not agree to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's offer of a special session of parliament on the 2G spectrum scam, ... Read more...

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Opposition should apologise to nation: Pranab


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A day after he offered an olive branch in the form of a special parliamentary session on the spectrum scam, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was in ... Read more...

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Post office, food courts, tented township - all set for Congress plenary


December 15th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Food courts resembling airport hangars, a conference hall large enough for a sprint race, rows of neatly laid out tents and even a post ... Read more...

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2G scam: UPA postpones meeting on opposition’s JPC demand


December 6th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The scheduled meeting of the Congress party and other members of UPA to discuss the pros and cons of allowing a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe ... Read more...

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2G Scam: Cornered UPA veering around to having a JPC


December 6th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The UPA Government and the Congress party are reportedly veering around to allowing a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe in to the 2G spectrum scam.Congress sources ... Read more...

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Let parliament function, Mukherjee appeals, but rules out JPC


December 4th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Saturday appealed to the opposition to let parliament function smoothly, but ruled out a parliamentary probe into the ... Read more...

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Advani’s appeal to government: Concede JPC demand (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Stating that the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was indifferent to corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday appealed to the government to accept ... Read more...

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2G scam: All Party meet fails to end Parliament deadlock


November 30th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The All Party meet called by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to end the deadlock between the Opposition and the Government over the demand of a ... Read more...

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