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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll


July 20th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll, Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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‘Parliament fractious, state issues pervasive’ (May 13 is 60th anniversary of Indian parliament)


May 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Has the quality of debates in parliament declined over the decades and is politics no longer a mission to serve the people? Are MPs ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel seeks public opinion on land bill


October 14th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development headed by Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha member Sumitra Mahajan has invited public opinion on the Land ... Read more...

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Prabhat Jha is new Madhya Pradesh BJP chief


May 8th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 8 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Prabhat Jha was Saturday elected unopposed as the president of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party, ... Read more...

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No one found guilty of radiation exposure will be spared: Minister


May 7th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Friday said no person found guilty for the radiation exposure in the national capital that killed one person will be spared. "The Delhi Police will ... Read more...

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Chouhan urges PM for early clearance of power project


May 6th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi Wednesday and urged him to get the Maheshwar hydel power project cleared at ... Read more...

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Unparliamentary words in parliament stall proceedings (Parliament Roundup)


May 5th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) It was another day of uproar in parliament Wednesday - this time over the use of unparliamentary language by three MPs that saw the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Demand for woman president in BJP’s Madhya Pradesh unit


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which wholeheartedly supported the passage of the women's reservation bill in the Rajya Sabha, is now witnessing demands from women members ... Read more...

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Question hour absentees down to five Monday


December 7th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The question hour in Lok Sabha went off smoothly Monday with just five MPs, who had given notice to ask questions, remaining absent. Proceedings during question ... Read more...

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Women MPs, activists slam Joshi’s remarks against Mayawati


July 16th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Women parliamentarians and activists Thursday slammed Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi's offensive remarks against Chief Minister Mayawati saying they were "inappropriate and uncalled for". Congress ... Read more...

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BJP picks tribal leader for deputy speaker’s post


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday decided to nominate senior tribal leader from Jharkhand, Karia Munda, for the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha, ... Read more...

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First day, First Show: House full!


June 1st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) First Day, First Show. And it was predictably full House, as India's parliament, meeting for the first time after the national election, came alive with the ... Read more...

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15th Lok Sabha’s first session begins on Monday


June 1st, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The first session of 15th Lok Sabha starts Monday morning with the first two days of Parliament kept for newly elected members to take oath followed ... Read more...

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BJP MPs meeting to elect Advani as opposition leader


May 31st, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) newly elected MPs here later Sunday is set to formally elect party veteran L.K. Advani as leader of ... Read more...

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New BJP MPs to meet ahead of parliament session


May 30th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) newly elected MPs will be held here Sunday to formally elect party veteran L.K. Advani as leader of ... Read more...

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All Congress, BJP women candidates win in Madhya Pradesh


May 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 17 (IANS) Though political parties often quote the "winnability factor" as the reason why women candidates are not given their fair share of party tickets, all the six women ... Read more...

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Key contests in round three of Election 2009


April 29th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The following are the key contests for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections Thursday: * Gujarat (26 seats)Gandhinagar: L.K. Advani (BJP), Suresh Patel (Congress) and Mallika ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP have just six women candidates in Madhya Pradesh


April 6th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) Women may comprise 47 percent of Madhya Pradesh's electorate, but the two main parties together have fielded just six candidates for the 29 Lok Sabha seats - ... Read more...

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Antulay won’t confirm resignation, government to clarify remarks (Lead)


December 19th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay Friday refused to either confirm or deny whether he had submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as the government said ... Read more...

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‘Mafia putting black money in media’


April 24th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Criticizing the growing deterioration in news content of the electronic media, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sumitra Mahajan said in the Lok Sabha Thursday there was need ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel finds anomalies in minority ministry


April 21st, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has come down heavily on the ministry of minority affairs for under utilisation of funds, poor implementation of welfare schemes and not possessing data ... Read more...

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