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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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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of ... Read more...

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Key bills pile up as BJP stalls parliament


August 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Key bills on internal security, farmers, price rise and economic slowdown are on the backburner as parliament remains stalled over the BJP's demand for ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for walkout from 2G JPC (second lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of 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 members walk out of 2G JPC (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of 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 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 attacks PM on coal block allocation (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the alleged irregularities pointed out by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report in the ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Pakistani Hindus, demands BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday demanded the government rehabilitate the Hindus who have arrived in India from Pakistan.Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Government is heartless, insensitive: BJP


July 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Taking a dig at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged 'ice cream' remark, the BJP Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Congress likely to re-nominate Hamid Ansari


July 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hamid Ansari is likely to be re-nominated for the Aug 7 vice presidential election as the Congress candidate, party sources said Monday, adding it ... Read more...

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BJP to field its own vice president candidate


July 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday it would field its own candidate for the post of vice president and would not support the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram as telecom EGOM head a joke: BJP


July 7th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday described as a "cruel joke" reports that Home Minister P. Chidambaram will head the empowered group of ministers ... Read more...

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‘No need for media regulatory law, but stronger editorial filters’


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is need for stronger editorial filters rather than "content filters" in the form of a law to regulate the media, speakers at a ... Read more...

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US brewer sorry, says it’s renaming ‘Kali-Ma’ beer


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A US brewer says it is "scrambling" to rename its new beer "Kali-ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, following an outpouring of criticism from Hindus ... Read more...

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Summon US envoy over ‘Kali-Ma’ beer, says BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The issue of a beer named "Kali-Ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, being sold by a company in the US was raised in the ... Read more...

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Stop vilification campaign against Modi: BJP


April 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After a special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Parrikar’s innings at office begins with chaos at swearing in


March 9th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) Elected to power on the plank of good governance and promise of administrative performance, newly-elected Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and his cabinet Friday had their swearing-in ... Read more...

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Parrikar sworn-in as Goa chief minister


March 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) Manohar Parrikar was Friday sworn-in chief minister, heading a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government, at a ceremony here attended by top party leaders.Governor K. ... Read more...

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BJP asks governor to follow up on Goa Lokayukta bill


March 7th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition, which has staked claim to forming the government in Goa, Wednesday asked Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to urge ... Read more...

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BJP manifesto promises Goa Lokayukta within 100 days


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will institute a Lokayukta in Goa within 100 days of coming to power, according to the party's poll manifesto released ... Read more...

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Breather perhaps, but Chidambaram still in trouble


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court ruling on the 2G scam may have provided him a breather. But Home Minister P. Chidambaram, facing unending flak since 2009, ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s immediate resignation (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded the immediate resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Supreme Court in a verdict cancelled ... Read more...

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BJP steps up demand for Chidambaram’s resignation (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded the immediate resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Supreme Court left the decision of a ... Read more...

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SC deadline is serious indictment of government: BJP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting the government a three-month deadline to sanction the prosecution of public servants for corruption was a slap in the ... Read more...

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Vajpayee, Modi among BJP’s star campaigners


January 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi are among the star campaigners for the Bharatiya Janata Party in ... Read more...

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Reconvene parliament for Lokpal bill, BJP tells Patil (Fourth Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked President Pratibha Patil to reconvene the winter session of parliament for a vote on the anti-graft Lokpal ... Read more...

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BJP tells Patil to reconvene parliament for Lokpal bill (Third Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked President Pratibha Patil to reconvene the winter session of parliament for a vote on the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet president on ‘parliament subversion’ (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including president Nitin Gadkari and veteran L.K. Advani, met President Pratibha Patil to complain about what ... Read more...

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BJP delegation meets president to discuss Lokpal bill (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party leader L.K. Advani met President Pratibha Patil Thursday to discuss the Lokpal bill.Party president Nitin ... Read more...

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Was amazed to see Advani’s energy during yatra: Prasad


December 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad, who accompanied senior leader L.K. Advani during the Jan Chetna Yatra, would sometimes get tired after a hectic schedule, but he ... Read more...

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Sushma meets arrested BJP colleagues in Tihar


October 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday met two BJP colleagues who are lodged in Tihar jail in connection with the cash-for-vote ... Read more...

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Embarrassed BJP attacks Congress over Yeddyurappa


October 16th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Embarrassed after former Karnataka chief minister's B.S. Yeddyurappa's arrest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying he had failed ... Read more...

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Let Modi concentrate on state first, says Katiyar


September 30th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first vocal opposition to a national role for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's saffron brigade leader Vinay Katiyar ... Read more...

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Mukherjee-Chidambaram patch up comical, says BJP


September 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed as "comical" Congress leaders Pranab Mukherjee and P. Chidambaram denying any rift between them, and said Chidambaram's ... Read more...

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