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Scuffles, brawls in parliament, state assemblies (Timeline)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
The Rajya Sabha Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between a Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agarwal and BSP member Avtar Singh Karimpuri as a bill on quotas ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns rise in Maoist violence


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday condemned the Maoist violence and described the menace as a national problem. The parliamentarians appealed to the Left-wing extremists to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha airs concern over Pakistan Hindus’ plight


August 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha members across political divide Monday expressed concern over the plight of minority Hindus in Pakistan and urged the government to spell out ... Read more...

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Congress leader dies in mysterious circumstances


August 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman Congress leader died in a government hospital in mysterious circumstances here Friday, police said.The victim, identified as Sabeena Devol, resided in west ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Metro repair to cost Rs.12 crore


August 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The cost of repairing the Delhi Airport Metro link would be about Rs.12 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.The Delhi Metro "has informed that ... Read more...

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Do tigers have AIDS? Government says ‘no’


August 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010. Two years later, the environment ministry has come out ... Read more...

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AIUDF protests over July 9 molestation, lawlessness


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Opposition AIUDF legislators Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan over the July 9 public molestation of a girl on a main road here ... Read more...

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Maharashtra moots murder charge for female foeticide


July 10th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday mooted slapping murder charges on those involved in female foeticide."We shall send a proposal to the centre to apply Indian Penal Code ... Read more...

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Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill goes to committee, Anna announces another agitation (Roundup)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ralegan Siddhi, May 21 (IANS) The Lokpal bill hit another road block Monday when it was sent to a select committee of Rajya Sabha amid high drama, soon ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill sent to select committee of Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill was Monday sent to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha soon after being taken up for debate after a gap ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha approves copyright amendment bill


May 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A bill providing for amendments to the copyright act to remove operational difficulties and address new issues concerning the digital world and internet was Thursday ... Read more...

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India to express concern to Pakistan on minorities’ plight


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will convey its concern to Pakistan over the plight of its Hindu minorities when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha expresses concern over exorbitant airfares


May 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday expressed concern over exorbitant increase in air-fares, leading the government to promise that it will look into the issue.Raising the ... Read more...

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Medvedev accepts offer to head ruling party


April 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday accepted a formal offer to take up the leadership of the ruling United Russia party, two days after Prime ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for day


April 25th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday following the death of Samajwadi Party member B.B. Tiwari, who had taken oath just the day ... Read more...

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Russian ruling party wants tough penalties for protesters


April 18th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lawmakers from Russia's ruling United Russia party have proposed stiffer penalties for protest organisers and participants, including a steep increase in the fine and sentencing ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister Ramachandran arrested


April 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police Tuesday arrested former DMK minister for health K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran for his alleged involvement in covering up a murder charge against a party member ... Read more...

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Chinese daily stresses political discipline


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) A commentary published Tuesday in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has stressed strict political discipline and the party's absolute leadership over the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe housing quota misuse


April 4th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will probe instances of politicians and bureaucrats allegedly acquiring more than one flat under the housing quota, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here ... Read more...

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10 Maharashtra ministers guilty of financial lapses: Opposition


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties said Wednesday that 10 state ministers had reportedly been held responsible for financial lapses and causing losses to the state exchequer by ... Read more...

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14 Shiv Sena, BJP legislators in Maharashtra suspended for year


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A total of 14 opposition legislators - 13 of the Shiv Sena and one of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - were Friday suspended from ... Read more...

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CID to probe Maharashtra legislators’ ‘fake signatures’


March 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Legislative Council Thursday ordered a CID probe into allegations made by a Shiv Sena member claiming her signature had been forged on some papers.Taking ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members express concern over poor sex ratio


March 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday expressed concern over the poor sex ratio in India, pointing out that stringent steps were needed to contain the situation.Raising ... Read more...

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Didi’s diktat: Toe the party line or face the music


March 15th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi remained defiant against rolling back the tariff hikes he announced in the railway budget, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal ... Read more...

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Congress garners numbers, to stake claim in Uttarakhand (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it would form the government in Uttarakhand with the support of three independents and a regional party member, ending days of ... Read more...

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CPI-M for more women members


February 1st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 1 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday said it was looking to induct more women members."In Tripura, 25 percent of the total of 76,636 CPI-M ... Read more...

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Pakistan Peoples Party wants to advance Senate elections


January 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party leadership has decided to hold the Senate elections in mid-February, the Dawn quoted a senior party member as saying.The decision ... Read more...

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It’s monarchy in Pakistan, not democracy, says Imran


December 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Leadership of Pakistan's political parties is being passed on like batons from father to son like in a monarchy, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday.Imran, ... Read more...

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Police baton charge injures scribes, cop suspended


December 13th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Two journalists were injured after being beaten up mercilessly by police trying to prevent mediapersons from entering a private nursing home where a patient had ... Read more...

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Pro-Kremlin ‘response rally’ draws 25,000 in Moscow


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 25,000 supporters of President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gathered outside the Kremlin Monday in response to the biggest opposition ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs complain about Delhi’s Master Plan


December 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill 2011 which extends for another three years the ... Read more...

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Obscene tweet posted on Medvedev’s Twitter account


December 8th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An obscene re-tweet was posted briefly on Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's official Twitter account, the Kremlin said, blaming the incident on "interference" by a technical ... Read more...

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Russian policemen barred from joining political parties


December 4th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a law prohibiting policemen from joining, establishing or funding political parties, said a press secretary for Russia's deputy interior ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel split on keeping Group C staff out (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) In a split decision, the parliamentary panel studying the Lokpal bill Thursday decided to keep around 6 million Group C employees - the bottom ... Read more...

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