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PM should seek fresh mandate: Trinamool


September 19th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign and to seek a fresh electoral mandate to know if people supported the government's ... Read more...

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PM should step down, go for elections: Trinamool MP


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Hours after an aggressive Trinamool Congress decided to withdraw their support from the UPA government, party MP Kunal Ghosh demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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Vasco coach Borges quits after shock loss


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 11 (IANS) Cristovao Borges has quit as coach of Brazilian top flight football club Vasco da Gama following their shock 0-4 home loss to Bahia.The 53-year-old's ... Read more...

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Assad must go: EU foreign ministers


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), Sep 9 (IANS) Foreign ministers of countries in the European Union (EU), who met for a two-day meeting in Cyprus, demanded the resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, ... Read more...

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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message at the end of parliament’s monsoon session


September 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message Friday after parliament's monsoon session ended:My fellow citizensWe have just ended a wasted session of Parliament when both Houses were ... Read more...

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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament part of democracy: BJP


September 7th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was ... Read more...

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We saw negation of democracy this session: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of ... Read more...

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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Day 12 - parliament disrupted again


September 6th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.The Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Willing for debate on coal allocation after PM resigns: BJP


September 5th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it was willing to debate in parliament on coal blocks allocation only after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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Day 10: parliament disrupted again


September 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.In the Lok Sabha, ... Read more...

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Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

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PM has no right to remain silent: BJP (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged faulty allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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PM has no right to silence: BJP


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged faulty allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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BJP keeps up protest, parliament disrupted again


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued its protests demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation Monday, resulting in both houses of parliament getting adjourned till ... Read more...

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BJP insists on PM’s resignation


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday said her party was sticking to its stand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should resign in the alleged coal scam.But ... Read more...

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CII against wholesale cancellation of coal blocks


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has cautioned the government against mass cancellation of coal blocks allocation, saying such a step would hurt business ... Read more...

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Sonia called Sushma to end parliament logjam


September 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj in an attempt to find a solution to the logjam in parliament ... Read more...

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BJP to take coal block issue to people


September 1st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde Saturday said his party would take the coal blocks allocation issue to the people as part of its ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz acting PM resigns


September 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz acting Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has tendered his resignation, the government press service said Saturday.Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev dismissed the government Aug 24, following ... Read more...

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Action, not debate on coal blocks: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The BJP Saturday said will continue to disrupt parliament over the coal blocks allocation, asserting that mere debate in the house by the Congress-led UPA ... Read more...

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Congress caused loss of Rs.200 lakh crore, says Ramdev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday accused the Congress of causing a loss of Rs.200 lakh crore in coal blocks allocation and sought resignation of ... Read more...

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Not getting into slanging match: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with the BJP on its ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill delayed, select committee to give report in winter session


August 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bringing further delay to the passage of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, the term of the select committee of Rajya Sabha, which is looking into ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again over coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Friday for the eighth consecutive day following protests from the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has ... Read more...

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UN chief hails report on power transfer in Maldives


August 31st, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a report regarding the disputed transfer of power early this year in the Maldives, and called upon all ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Parliament disrupted again


August 31st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again disrupted Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up the offensive and created a ruckus demanding the ... Read more...

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Nasheed ouster no coup, says Maldivian panel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A probe panel, which went into the events of February this year when then Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed was ousted from power, Thursday held that ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes chemical weapons, AIIMS bills


August 30th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill for regulating chemical weapons in accordance with international convention and another to set up more AIIMS-like institutes amidst ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned over BJP’s ‘quit PM’ demand


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the seventh successive day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for Prime ... Read more...

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