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PM calls Advani’s remark disgraceful, Sonia agitated (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani sparked a major row in the Lok Sabha Wednesday with his description of the UPA-II government as "illegitimate", a remark ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over Advani’s comments


August 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Wednesday after BJP leader L.K. Advani termed the UPA-II government as "illegitimate".The remark provoked vociferous ... Read more...

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Amar Singh at AIIMS with respiratory problem


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday went to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) complaining of a respiratory problem, four days after ... Read more...

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Amar Singh can go to Singapore for treatment


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday allowed former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh to visit Singapore for treatment of his kidney infection from Nov 8-30. While permitting the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh discharged from AIIMS, goes home


October 30th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With his health improving, former Samajwadi Party leader and an accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal Amar Singh was Sunday discharged from the All India ... Read more...

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Police issued notice on Amar Singh’s bail pleas


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued notice to Delhi Police Monday while hearing applications for regular and interim bail of Rajya Sabha member and former ... Read more...

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Order on Amar Singh’s bail Wednesday


September 27th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A court Tuesday reserved its order on bail plea of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal, for Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh seeks court’s nod for treatment abroad


September 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, arrested in the cash-for-votes scam, Monday filed an application before a Delhi court seeking permission to go out ... Read more...

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Amar Singh may discharged in 3 days: Doctors


September 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Arrested Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, currently admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for a kidney-related ailment, could be discharged ... Read more...

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Big B visits Amar Singh at AIIMS


September 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan Sunday visited long-time friend and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in ... Read more...

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Amar Singh under observation, say doctors


September 13th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was under observation Tuesday here at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for ... Read more...

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BJP distances itself from Jethmalani’s remarks on cash-for-votes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Senior advocate and BJP Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani was the cause for embarrassment to the party Monday with his statement to court that the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh admitted to AIIMS


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was Monday evening admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes money must have come from BJP: Jethmalani


September 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) While arguing for bail for Amar Singh, senior advocate and BJP's Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani told the court Monday that the money in ... Read more...

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BJP stages protest in parliament complex


September 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) members led by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest in the parliament complex here Thursday after ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over cash-for-vote scam


September 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The question hour could not be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session Thursday as the house ... Read more...

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Amar Singh keeping to himself in Tihar Jail


September 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Known for hogging the limelight, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh is maintaining a low profile and keeping to himself in Tihar Jail, prison officials ... Read more...

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Whose frontman were you: BJP, Left ask Amar Singh


September 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The BJP and Left Tuesday demanded to know on whose behest the arrested former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh was acting while attempting to ... Read more...

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Cash for votes: Amar Singh, two others arrested, jailed


September 6th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) From rubbing shoulders with the high and mighty to a cell in Tihar jail. Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote the scandal of century: BJP (Lead)


September 6th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Describing the cash-for-vote scam as the "scandal of the century", the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday said that arrested Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh should ... Read more...

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PM must clarify on Amar, says CPI


September 6th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must clarify on Amar Singh's role in the cash-for-votes scandal ... Read more...

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Expect fair probe in cash-for-vote scam, says BJP


July 18th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Describing Sanjeev Saxena who was arrested in the cash-for-vote scam of 2008 as a "small fry", the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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Indian leaders misleading public on US cables: WikiLeaks editor


March 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says Indian leaders are trying to mislead the public by challenging the authenticity of US diplomatic cables suggesting some MPs ... Read more...

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PM should quit over WikiLeaks revelations: Advani (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit "forthwith" and said he had lost the right to ... Read more...

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NDA asks PM to quit over WikiLeaks bombshell (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit "forthwith" and said he had lost the right to ... Read more...

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PM has no moral authority to govern: Advani


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit following revelations that money was paid to opposition MPs ... Read more...

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File FIR against Satish Sharma, Kapur, says CPI-M


March 17th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Thursday that a police case should be filed against Congress leader Satish Sharma and his aide Nachiketa ... Read more...

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Satish Sharma denies knowing ‘aide’ named in US cable


March 17th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Congress leader Satish Sharma Thursday denied that a man who allegedly showed US diplomats money to pay off MPs in 2008 to win a parliament ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu asked me to preside over Lok Sabha trust vote: Somnath


January 17th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Sunday said he had rushed to Jyoti Basu for advice during the July 22, 2008, parliament trust vote when the Communist ... Read more...

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Congress retains sitting MPs from Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


March 21st, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) The Congress denied assembly tickets to four ministers and the deputy speaker of the state assembly in Andhra Pradesh while retaining almost all the sitting MPs ... Read more...

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Koda asked to prove majority by Aug 25


August 18th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi Monday night asked Chief Minister Madhu Koda to prove his majority in the assembly on or before Aug 25.Earlier, Koda met the governor ... Read more...

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NDA, JVM for Koda’s dismissal, fresh elections in Jharkhand (Lead)


August 18th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 18 (IANS) A delegation of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) Monday met Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi and demanded the dismissal of the Madhu ... Read more...

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Jharkhand governor summons Koda as he refuses to resign


August 18th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi Monday summoned Chief Minister Madhu Koda as he has refused to resign despite the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) withdrawing support to his government. ... Read more...

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BJP rules out forming alternative government with JMM


August 17th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) The main opposition party in Jharkhand BJP has ruled out forming an alternative government with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) ousting the present Madhu Koda administration. With JMM ... Read more...

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India-US nuke deal will speed up growth: PM


August 15th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal will open "new pathways to accelerate industrialization of our country", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday. The deal would not only end India's ... Read more...

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