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Convicts freed early, ragging victim’s father slams system


August 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Four medical students who were convicted of ragging Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh college, are out of jail before completing the four-year rigorous ... Read more...

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Bill for civilian oversight on ISI bold move: Daily


July 10th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A bill that seeks to increase civilian oversight of the Inter- Services Intelligence (ISI) is a bold and welcome move, said a leading daily, adding that ... Read more...

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Stink again disrupts Rajya Sabha sitting


May 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A stink in the Rajya Sabha again Friday forced the upper house to be adjourned twice for nearly half an hour.A week after half ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media bill (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of party ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media regulation bill


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of Rahul ... Read more...

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MP seeks to protect Manipur’s territorial integrity


April 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha member from Manipur Dr. Thokchom Meinya has introduced a private member's bill which seeks to protect and preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur for ... Read more...

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Jayant introduces private bill to amend RTI Act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Friday introduced a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to ... Read more...

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Top Lok Sabha performers to be awarded in Chennai


April 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament and one each from Shiv Sena and Congress would be honoured on April 14 with the Sansad ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, stormy session ends


December 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die Thursday bringing an end to a stormy winter session - half of which was lost to protests ... Read more...

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People’s involvement imperative for political stability: Omar


November 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said political stability is not possible without the involvement of the people.Addressing a well attended public rally in ... Read more...

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Attacks on Team Anna shameful: Varun Gandhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi Sunday came out in support of Team Anna, under attack over the use of funds donated by ... Read more...

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Women slightly behind men in Lok Sabha


September 11th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Even as parliament awaits a conclusion to the Women's Reservation bill, data shows that female MPs are slightly behind their male counterparts in terms of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to debate Lokpal issue Saturday: Bansal


August 26th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha will Saturday take up the Lokpal issue for debate after Leader of the House and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee makes a ... Read more...

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Congress neck deep in corruption: Maneka Gandhi


August 25th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly, Aug 25 (IANS) Flaying the Congress party and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is also her late husband's nephew, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi accused ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi at Ramlila Maidan to support Hazare


August 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Wednesday reached the Ramlila ground here to support Anna Hazare's fast for a stronger anti-corruption law.The first BJP ... Read more...

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Private member’s bill dosen’t mean much, says Kejriwal


August 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian Varun Gandhi said he will move the Jan Lokpal bill of Team Anna as a private ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi to present Jan Lokpal as private member’s bill


August 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Friday said he would introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill, drafted by Team Anna, as a private member's ... Read more...

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Indian spy agencies to come under parliament oversight?


August 14th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A serious move is under way to bring the functions and finances of India's domestic and external spy agencies under parliament's oversight.In a clear indication ... Read more...

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Bill on intelligence agencies reforms soon


July 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The government will soon decide on the legislation that seeks parliamentary supervision of intelligence agencies for their better and efficient functioning, former home secretary G.K. ... Read more...

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Three MPs agree to take student interns


May 8th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Three members of the Lok Sabha Saturday said they are willing to take students as interns so that they can get first hand experience of ... Read more...

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Three ‘top performing’ MPs to be honoured by Chennai NGO


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) City based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prime Point Foundation will honour three members of parliament Saturday for their top performance till date in the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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Men suffer mental torture at women’s hands: Pakistani lawmaker


March 11th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Three women lawmakers demanding formation of a panel to study domestic violence walked out of the Sindh assembly after a male member said men in urban ... Read more...

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Gilani emerges ‘king of contradictions’ in utterances over Pak’s blasphemy law


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Apparently in a desperate bid to appease Pakistan's conservative religious groups, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has been making widely contradictory statements regarding the country's controversial blasphemy law.After a ... Read more...

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Gilani forces Sherry Rehman to withdraw Pak blasphemy law amendment bill


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan parliamentarian Sherry Rehman will withdraw the bill seeking amendments to the country's blasphemy law as per the party's directions, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.In ... Read more...

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Now, fatwas demanding death for Sherry Rehman over Blasphemy Law softening stance


January 9th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Following the assassination of liberal politician Salmaan Taseer, it has been reported that fatwas are being issued against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman, declaring her a ... Read more...

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Sikh MP’s bill gets National Holocaust Monument for Canada


December 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 12 (IANS) A first-time Sikh member of the Canadian parliament has earned the rare distinction of getting his private member's bill to set up a National Holocaust Monument ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again but some business done (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The government Friday rushed through some financial bills and other papers in parliament before both houses were again adjourned till afternoon as an adamant opposition stuck ... Read more...

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Private bill on unauthorised colonies rejected


August 20th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A private member's bill seeking regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the capital without delay was Friday rejected by the Delhi Assembly with Urban Development Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Burqa empowers women, says British minister


July 19th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) As debate intensifies across Europe on banning the Islamic full-body veil at public places, a British minister has defended a Muslim woman's right to wear the burqa and ... Read more...

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Tory MP moves private bill to outlaw ‘burqa’


July 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 1 (IANS) Conservative MP Philip Hollobone has introduced a private member's bill in the British Parliament to regulate the wearing of "certain facial coverings" that would include the ... Read more...

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Bill to ban the burqa to be debated in New South Wales


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 23 (ANI): Christian Democratic Party MP Fred Nile's bill to ban the wearing of the burqa in New South Wales will be debated in the Upper House.According to The ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha will not sit March 17, 18


March 16th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha would not meet Wednesday and Thursday and was likely to be adjourned Tuesday itself for a recess till April 12. Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K. ... Read more...

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Jammu lawyers protest controversial citizenship rights bill


March 11th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Jammu Thursday observed a strike and held a protest over the introduction of a private member's bill that seeks to annul permanent resident rights of ... Read more...

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Shocker: Not a single Private Members’ Bill passed since 1970


February 14th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In the last 40 years, India's parliament has not passed a single bill put forward by individual MPs, known as Private Members' Bills, other ... Read more...

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