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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over coal block allocations (Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 12th day Thursday and adjourned as the BJP continued its protest over coal blocks allocations and the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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BJP, SP protests force parliament adjournment till Friday (Second Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Protests inside both houses of parliament by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations and by the Samajwadi Party (SP) over the ... Read more...

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Congress playing double game: Mayawati


September 6th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of playing a "double game", Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Thursday said the UPA government should extend the monsoon session of ... Read more...

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Quota bill not to divert attention: Congress


September 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The job promotion quota bill was meant for social justice, the Congress said Thursday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi urges parties to back quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday appealed to all parties to cooperate in passing in parliament a bill that provides for quotas in promotions for Dalits and ... Read more...

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Parliament crippled over coal blocks, quota bill introduced (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Parliament was repeatedly disrupted for the 11th day Wednesday as the BJP continued its protest over the allocation of coal blocks even as the ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for quota in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, to take away ... Read more...

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SP, BSP MPs scuffle over promotion quota bill (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was marred for the 11th day Wednesday over the 'coalgate' saga, but it was an ugly clash between a BSP and ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’


September 5th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for reservation in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, ... Read more...

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Quota bill in Rajya Sabha, SP, BSP lock horns (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid repeated disruptions and vociferous protests, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday, but not before the government introduced the controversial promotion ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha, SP, BSP lock horns (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid repeated disruptions and vociferous protests, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday, but not before the government introduced a bill for ... Read more...

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Trouble likely in quota bill passage, PM meets ministers


September 5th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hinting at trouble in getting the promotion quota bill passed in parliament, the government Wednesday said there is little time during the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, quota bill introduced (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced amid commotion a bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even ... Read more...

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SP protests promotion quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it will hold street protests against the UPA government introducing a bill to provide quotas in promotions in government ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha


September 5th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide quota for promotion in government jobs was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday amid protests by the Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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UP employees asked to strike work against promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) More than 18 lakh Uttar Pradesh government employees have been asked to strike work Wednesday to protest the central government decision to move a constitutional ... Read more...

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BJP to continue protest, unlikely to oblige on promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite BSP supremo Mayawati's request to let parliament function for passing a bill on reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted for 10th day, promotions quota bill likely Wednesday (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The raging BJP protest over the coal blocks allocation disrupted parliament for the 10th straight day Tuesday, despite which the government got a bill ... Read more...

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Promotions quota bill Wednesday, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government said it will Wednesday bring a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes (SC/STs) in job promotions and ... Read more...

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SP against promotion quota bill, BJP wants amendments


September 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Soon after the union cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill for reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes amended OBC quota bill


May 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which will give higher education institutions three more years to fill up the 27 percent seats reserved for other backward ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia chief backs women’s quota bill


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday advocated the passage of the women's reservation bill to empower the poor and ordinary Indian women.Giving the ... Read more...

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After Lokpal, hope floats for quota in women’s bill


December 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) With the government conceding to quota for the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), backwards classes and minorities in the Lokpal bill, the Yadav ... Read more...

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No consensus on women’s quota bill: Bansal


July 29th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Over a year after the Rajya Sabha passed the women's quota bill amidst drama, the government Friday said consensus among political parties on passing ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to evolve consensus on women’s quota bill (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) An all-party meeting Wednesday failed to evolve consensus on the women's reservation bill, with two of its major opponents, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and ... Read more...

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BSP, SP boycott women’s quota bill meet (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday called an all-party meeting to discuss the women's reservation bill, but the parties opposing the measure remained firm ... Read more...

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Women’s quota bill: Opposing parties hope for modifications


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Even as Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar called an all-party meeting Wednesday to discuss the women's reservation bill, the parties opposing it made it ... Read more...

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Speaker’s meeting raises hope for women’s quota bill


June 21st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called an all-party meeting Wednesday to discuss the Women's Reservation Bill ahead of parliament's monsoon session, giving hope ... Read more...

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Government serious about women’s quota bill: Bansal


June 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A day before the all-party meeting on the Women's Reservation Bill, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said the government is serious about the ... Read more...

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Women to rule over one-third of Indian population


May 13th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With the results of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu assembly elections Friday throwing up two women chief ministers, almost one-third of India's over 1.2 ... Read more...

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Speaker wants introduction of women’s quota bill


March 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday said she wants the women's reservation bill to be introduced in the lower house in the current session, ... Read more...

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Patil hopeful Lok Sabha will consider women’s quota bill


February 21st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday expressed sincere hope that the controversial bill to provide 33 percent quota in state legislatures and parliament seats to women will be ... Read more...

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Congress committed to passing women’s quota bill: Sonia


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said her party was committed to getting the women's reservation bill passed in the Lok Sabha."Despite some stiff opposition, we ensured ... Read more...

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Women’s groups demand passing of quota bill


July 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) More than 2,000 women from across the country came together for a protest march here Thursday demanding passage of the women's reservation bill in the Lok ... Read more...

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