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After 13 days of disruption, monsoon session ends (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned sine die Friday, after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in 20-day session.The session ended after the ... 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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BJP insists on PM’s resignation, defends its chief ministers (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/ Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP Sunday said it stood firm on its demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resign in the alleged coal scam but would ... 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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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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‘Hope Lokpal bill taken for discussion in Rajya Sabha’


May 21st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With just two days left for the budget session of parliament to end, Union Law Minister Salman Khursheed Monday said he hoped the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Lokayukta out of Lokpal, bill in Rajya Sabha May 21


May 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government has agreed to separate provisions for appointing Lokayuktas in states from the Lokpal bill and is likely to bring the legislation in the ... Read more...

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Reshuffle in the air as Congress ministers offer to quit


April 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Amid speculation of a rejig in both the party and the United Progressive Alliance government in order to gear up for the 2014 political ... Read more...

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Nearly half of parliament session lost to protests


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Nearly half of parliament's 21-day long winter session has been lost to protests mainly over foreign equity in retailing, leaving the government's elaborate legislative ... Read more...

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Curtailed budget session ends for assembly elections (Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Parliament's budget session, the shortest in recent history, ended Friday after witnessing bitter discussions over alleged graft scams but scored low on legislative business.The ... Read more...

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Parliament’s least productive session ends (Roundup)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned Monday sine die, ending an over month-long winter session that was the least productive ever with only seven of 138 hours of business ... Read more...

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Parliament’s Winter Session ends with zero business


December 13th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Amid an uproar by opposition lawmakers over a demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam, the Winter Session of Parliament ... Read more...

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Four-day Dalai Lama teaching session ends in Dharamsala


October 7th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala, Oct.7 (ANI): A four-day teaching session on Tibetan Buddhism conducted by the Dalai Lama ended here on Thursday.Thousands of followers of the Dalai Lama, both from India and abroad ... Read more...

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Sensex slips in last session, ends with 50 points loss (Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Selling in the last hour of trading pulled down a benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday 50 points lower on negative cues from European bourses. The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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England players not comfortable with World Cup ball: Capello


May 24th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello has said that the England team is experiencing difficulty in dealing with the World Cup ball.Capello confirmed that the Adidas "Jalabani" ball is behaving oddly ... Read more...

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117 hours of parliament lost to frequent disruptions (To go with ‘Parliament session ends with little business conducted’)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) More than 117 hours or over 30 percent of the total scheduled 385 hours were lost during the 2010 budget session of parliament due to frequent disruptions ... Read more...

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Parliament session ends with little business conducted


May 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) When the Lok Sabha was discussing the prevention of torture bill Thursday (May 6) evening, the penultimate day of the budget session, not more ... Read more...

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Punjab assembly session ends with Congress boycott


December 11th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) The winter session of the Punjab assembly ended here Friday with the opposition Congress boycotting its proceedings. Congress legislators, demanding resignation of assembly speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon, walked out ... Read more...

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Government advances date for tripartite talks with Gorkha group


July 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Bowing to the request of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to advance the date for tripartite talks on its demand for a separate Gorkhaland, the government Saturday ... Read more...

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What next after the NSG waiver


September 6th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The next steps after NSG waiver in Vienna: - The US Congress is likely to take up the 123 India-US bilateral civil nuclear cooperation pact when it convenes on Sep 8. The ... Read more...

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Give it up for the latest fitness craze mall walking!


August 13th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): The latest fitness trend hitting Britons is a double joy for those who love shopping and its called mall walking.The unique exercising routine not only keeps Britons ... Read more...

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