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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

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Coal allocation attack will be sharper than Bofors: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Making it clear that it will not allow parliament to run unless its demand on the allocation of coal blocks are met, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Syrian TV denies intelligence chief’s murder


August 27th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pro-government Syrian TV channel, al-Dunya, has denied media reports that said Jamil Hassan, head of Syria's air force intelligence, had been assassinated.Citing Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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Chidambaram can’t escape political onus of 2G decisions: BJP (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The BJP said Friday that Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was party to all the decisions on spectrum pricing as finance minister in 2008 and ... 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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Don’t be happy about SC decision, opposition tells Congress


August 24th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government should not celebrate the Supreme Court verdict rejecting a plea seeking to make Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G ... Read more...

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BJP terms Congress ‘obstinate’


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after it walked out of the joint parliamentary committee meeting on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party called the Congress 'thethar' ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Chacko, Sandeep Dikshit as spokespersons


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress Thursday appointed party MPs P.C. Chacko and Sandeep Dikshit as new spokespersons."Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed P.C. Chacko and Sandeep Dikshit as ... Read more...

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Mani to speak on his book in Britain


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Thursday said he had been invited to deliver a lecture in Britain on his book "Theory of the Toiling Mass".Mani told ... Read more...

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BJP members walk out of 2G parliamentary committee


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s resignation over CAG report on coal blocks (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged irregularities pointed out in the CAG report in the allocation of ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal, saying that adequate tests had not been carried out and the approval ... Read more...

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Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

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Committed to food security bill: Thomas


July 18th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Food Minister K.V. Thomas Wednesday said the union government was committed to ensuring food security of the people, particularly the vulnerable sections.He said the proposed ... Read more...

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Muslim Personal Law Board slams Khursheed


July 16th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Slamming Law Minister Salman Khursheed for blocking amendments to the Waqf Bill, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said it would begin a ... Read more...

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Aamir to meet PM on manual scavengers’ plight


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Monday to highlight the problems of manual scavengers engaged in cleaning ... Read more...

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South Sudan seeks Indian help in parliamentary work (With images)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Sudan, a year-old African nation, is seeking India's help in creating its parliamentary systems and a delegation is here to study the ... Read more...

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British parliament to conduct banking inquiry


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that a parliamentary committee will probe the banking sector following Barclays' lending rate manipulation scandal.The probe will involve ... Read more...

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Asylum seekers in China to get legal status


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A new Chinese law is all set to give refugees coming to China the right to stay in the country.An Exit and Entry Administration Law, approved ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Shahabuddin for prime minister’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The parliamentary committee of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Wednesday chose senior party leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its nominee for the post of country's new prime ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP clash in JPC probing 2G scam


June 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G spectrum scam, saw heated exchanges between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members over ... Read more...

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Obama using drone strikes for political gains: Gilani


June 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that US President Barack Obama is using drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions for political motives, Xinhua reported.Gilani's ... Read more...

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MPs can now use iPads in house


June 4th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha MPs would soon be able to use iPads in the house with a parliamentary panel clearing wi-fi connectivity in the lower house of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha nod for 2G panel’s extension


May 17th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday agreed to extend the term of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum issue till the end of ... Read more...

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Congress defends Chidambaram, slams BJP for sensationalism


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Defending Home Minister P. Chidambaram over allegations that he or his son had financially benefitted from a telecom deal in 2006, the Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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2G case: Citing parity, Raja seeks bail (Third Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A day before his 49th birthday, former telecom minister A. Raja Wednesday moved a bail application in a special CBI court after the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan disputes Clinton on Al Qaeda chief


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday asked the US for information on Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri's presence in Pakistan, after Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Parliament panel slams media report on troop movement


April 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Dismissing a media report that the Indian Army moved troops unauthorisedly towards the national capital on Jan 16/17 night, a parliamentary panel Monday expressed "regret" ... Read more...

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Health ministry faces flak for low allocation, spending


April 25th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Even as the government is planning to increase health allocation in the 12th five-year plan, a report by a parliamentary committee Wednesday questioned the health ... Read more...

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Singhvi stays away from parliament (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) After giving up his position in a parliamentary committee and the Congress party over an alleged sleaze CD, Rajya Sabha member Abhishek Manu Singhvi ... Read more...

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Singhvi stays away from parliament


April 24th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) After giving up his position in a parliamentary committee and the Congress party over an alleged sleaze CD, Rajya Sabha member Abhishek Manu Singhvi also ... Read more...

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CD row: Singhvi quits party, parliamentary posts (Roundup)


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A day before parliament reconvenes for the budget session, Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi quit Monday as party spokesperson and as head of the ... Read more...

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Have not changed statement to save myself: Former telecom secretary


April 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi April 20 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Friday told a special Delhi court hearing the 2G case that he has not changed his statement given to ... Read more...

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