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Journalist delegation meets Maharashtra governor


July 26th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Senior journalists Thursday met Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and asked him to intervene in an incident in which a Karnataka legislative assembly committee held an editor ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after a porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself mired in more sleaze after ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat


March 21st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after the porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself in more sleaze after a ... Read more...

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‘Karunanidhi’s support to Vijayakant opportunitism’


February 8th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi's statement in support of Leader of Opposition A. Vijayakant is the "height of political opportunitism," Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker D.Jayakumar said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Vijayakant suspended from Tamil Nadu assembly (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijayakant was Thursday suspended from the assembly for 10 days, a day after a bitter exchange of words in the assembly ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu leader of opposition suspended


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijayakant was Thursday suspended from the assembly for 10 days, prompting members of his DMDK as well as the DMK to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, DMDK trade barbs (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa regrets aligning with DMDK for assembly polls


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Traffic cop books legislator, summoned by house panel


December 19th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 19 (IANS) A Meghalaya legislator who heads the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee has summoned two traffic policemen for booking him for traffic violation, according to an ... Read more...

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Indian diplomats hold discussions with MQM senator


August 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Two Indian diplomats visited the Parliament Lodge here Sunday and held discussions with a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senator despite having no permission or invitation to ... Read more...

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Speaker seeks home ministry report on Mulayam’s house arrest


March 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has sought a report from the union home ministry on the alleged house arrest of Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders ... Read more...

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Lord Swaraj Paul, two other Asian peers suspended from House of Lords


October 21st, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): Labour peers Lord Swaraj Paul, Lady Uddin, and crossbencher Lord Bhatia were suspended from the House of Lords here on Thursday for allegedly cheating the taxpayer out of tens ... Read more...

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Beleaguered PCB chief’s ‘letter of apology’ unlikely to save him from the guillotine


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 23(ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Privileges has said that a letter of apology from PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt would not have any affect on its recommendation to President and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak Senate Committee recommends removal of PCB chief over inappropriate remarks


August 20th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 20(ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Privileges has recommended to President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron, Asif Ali Zardari, to remove PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt on charges that he maligned ... Read more...

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Pak Senate Committee summons PCB chief Ijaz Butt over inappropriate remarks


August 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 16(ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Privileges has summoned Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt to respond to charges that he maligned and questioned the credibility of some of its ... Read more...

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PCB chief Butt to appear before Pak senate


August 1st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 1(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt will have to appear before the privilege motions committee of the Senate for making "disparaging" remarks against some members of the Senate ... Read more...

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Disciplinary action against hooligan MPs being mooted


March 8th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 8 (ANI): Taking a serious view of the hooliganism exhibited by a group of Member of Parliaments in the Rajya Sabha on Monday during the tabling of Women's Reservation ... Read more...

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Akalis to move privilege motion against UPA government


February 12th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Thursday announced it will move a privilege motion against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in the budget session of ... Read more...

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Congress stages walkout from Himachal assembly


December 17th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 17 (IANS) The opposition Congress party Thursday staged a walkout from the Himachal Pradesh assembly protesting a party legislator's alleged 'humiliation' by government officials. Raising the issue after the question hour, ... Read more...

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Ex-Brit Home Secy apologises for claiming hubby’s porn film expenses


October 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Ex-British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has said sorry to the Commons for wrongly claiming 116,000 pounds in second home allowances, which included porn movies watched by her husband.However, ... Read more...

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Chaos in Tamil Nadu Assembly, Left members evicted


July 20th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) A privilege motion moved by Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Arcot N. Veeraswami against Left members Sivapunniam and K. Balabharathi led to chaotic scenes in the state assembly ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh police prevented us from entering Gorakhpur: Amar Singh


January 15th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh police and administration had physically assaulted him and other party activists at the Gorakhpur airport ... Read more...

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Court dismisses expelled BSP member’s plea


November 17th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the plea of an expelled Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) member Isam Singh, who had challenged his disqualification as member of the ... Read more...

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Stormy scenes in parliament over CBI ‘misuse’, Orissa violence (Roundup)


October 21st, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Parliament Tuesday witnessed stormy scenes and walkouts by the Left parties and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over the anti-Christian violence and a CBI threat to a ... Read more...

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BJP’s Katara expelled from Lok Sabha


October 21st, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Babubhai Katara was Tuesday expelled from the Lok Sabha after the house adopted a resolution dismissing him for his alleged involvement ... Read more...

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Left serves notice of privilege motion against PM in parliament (Lead)


October 17th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Left parties have served notice of a privilege motion against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in parliament for failing to take the house into confidence on the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh’s secretary kidnapped me: BSP activist


September 25th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hashmat Ali, who was taken into custody Thursday from Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh's house for allegedly trying to blackmail him, told the police in a ... Read more...

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We can’t fight terror with Patil as home minister: Amar Singh


September 25th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Thursday lashed out at Home Minister Shivraj Patil, saying the country did not stand a chance of winning the fight against ... Read more...

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Court notice over BSP MP’s disqualification


September 1st, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central government, Rajya Sabha chairman, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati after Isam Singh challenged ... Read more...

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TDP to move no-confidence motion against speaker


August 27th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Wednesday decided to move a no-confidence motion against assembly Speaker K.R. Suresh Reddy.N. Janardhan Reddy, TDP deputy leader in the ... Read more...

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Seven-member committee to probe cash for vote scam (Lead)


July 26th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Saturday set up a seven-member committee to probe allegations by three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs that they were bribed by the ... Read more...

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Chatterjee sets up committee to enquire into bribery charges


July 26th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS)Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Saturday set up a seven-member committee to examine claims made by three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs that they were bribed to stay ... Read more...

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Legal experts say role of Speaker limited in cash for vote scam probe


July 22nd, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI); Legal experts today said that Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had a very limited role to play in ruling on the cash for vote scam that ... Read more...

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Rebel Kuldeep Bishnoi to vote against UPA


July 16th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 16 (ANI): Rebel Congress MP from Bhiwani, Kuldeep Bishnoi has said that he would vote against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition in the Lok Sabha on July 22 ... Read more...

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Left urges Somnath to quit, Congress readies successor (Lead)


July 9th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Left parties have urged Somnath Chatterjee to quit the post of the Lok Sabha Speaker though Communist leader Prakash karat said he would decide his future ... Read more...

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