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MPs cycle their way to parliament


September 7th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A group of MPs from various political parties Friday cycled to parliament to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and to ... Read more...

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NDA plans stir in parliament complex against Coalgate


September 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will hold a protest demonstration in the Parliament House complex Friday, the last day of the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for quota in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, to take away ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’


September 5th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for reservation in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, ... Read more...

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SP protests promotion quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it will hold street protests against the UPA government introducing a bill to provide quotas in promotions in government ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves quota in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved quota in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a move that was discussed at an all-party meeting last month.The ... 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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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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SC judge should probe coal allotment, say SP and Left


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Calling for normal functioning of parliament, the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Left parties and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) said Thursday that a Supreme ... Read more...

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Lalu asks BJP about Reddy brothers, Sushma sticks to ‘mota maal’ remark (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's "mota maal" remark continued to reverberate with RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday accusing the party of having made mega-bucks from ... 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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My silence is better than a thousand answers: PM in Urdu


August 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Known for his preference for Urdu poetry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday voiced his unhappiness over the BJP targeting him on coal blocks allocation ... Read more...

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Government wants mechanism to prevent social websites’ misuse


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government is working with social networking websites to create an institutional mechanism to prevent their misuse, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.He was ... Read more...

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Resign, clarify: Opposition call to prime minister (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s movement politically motivated: Sheila Dikshit


August 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday attacked Baba Ramdev and the now defunct Team Anna, calling their movements politically motivated which had the backing ... Read more...

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Get all on board to get black money back, Mayawati tells UPA


August 13th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Monday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government should take all political parties on board and form a ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... 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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Ansari re-elected vice president (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari was Tuesday re-elected India's vice president, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh.Lok Sabha Secretary General T.K. Vishwanathan, the returning officer ... Read more...

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Sachin, Rekha add glamour to vice president poll


August 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood veteran Rekha made a grand entry Tuesday as they walked in to the polling room in Parliament House ... Read more...

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(VM) Meira Kumar meets party leaders


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday met leaders of different political parties, who informed her they will ... Read more...

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Bansal doesn’t favour shifting parliament to new building


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The idea of shifting parliament to a new building has not found favour with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who feels that the heritage ... Read more...

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Colour and ceremony as President Pranab takes office (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was a day of pomp and pageantry, tradition and modernity as India Wednesday got its 13th president in 76-year-old seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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I would like to inherit his political legacy: Pranab’s son


July 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's politician son Abhijit said Wednesday that he would like to step into his father's shoes as Lok Sabha MP from West ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Rajghat, other memorials before taking oath


July 25th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi by visiting their memorial before being sworn in as ... Read more...

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Half-day in government offices around Parliament House


July 24th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government offices around the Parliament House will remain shut during the first half of Wednesday in view of the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect ... Read more...

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Pranab to be sworn in president at 11.30 a.m. on Wednesday


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be sworn-in at 11.30 a.m. on July 25 as the 13th president of India.Mukherjee, who defeated opposition-backed P.A. Sangma in the ... Read more...

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Parties begin as Pranab set for victory (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress began celebrating early Sunday as its candidate Pranab Mukherjee appeared set for a comfortable ride to the Rashtrapati Bhavan as India's 13 ... Read more...

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Counting of presidential poll votes begins (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes for the presidential poll began here Sunday with UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee looking set to win.Senior Congress leaders including Home 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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I will get more votes this time: Pranab


July 20th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee was more than confident of getting more votes than expected in the presidential polls just after the voting ended Thursday, ... Read more...

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