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Passing bills amid din not good for democracy: Chidambaram


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha passed three bills amidst a din, the government Monday said this was not good for democracy and that there was ... Read more...

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Economic reforms not on back burner: Bansal


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday denied that it has put economic reforms on the back burner, after three key bills failed to get passed in the just ... Read more...

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US House passes cybersecurity bill


April 27th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US House of Representatives Thursday approved a controversial cybersecurity legislation, which will make it easier for companies to share information with the government about threats their ... Read more...

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Malicious misinformation that Congress is not tackling graft: Sonia


December 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Taking on social activist Anna Hazare and his team, Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said there was a "deliberate and malicious misinformation" campaign ... Read more...

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Citizen’s charter should be under Lokpal: Anna Hazare


December 14th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said the passage of the Grievances Redressal Bill, 2011, is a violation of the sense of the house and ... Read more...

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Government okays key anti-graft bills to counter Anna threat


December 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pushed into a corner by an aggressive opposition and the looming threat of Anna Hazare, the government Tuesday okayed a slew of anti-graft bills ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourns sine die


September 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned sine die Thursday after the monsoon session that began Aug 1, with Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Hamid Ansari ... Read more...

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British Petroleum (BP) To Pay A Fourth Bill Of $99.7 Million


July 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no doubt about the fact that along with the Gulf of Mexico coastal area residents and the marine life, the British Petroleum is also ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day over 2G spectrum row (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned for the day after repeated disruptions by opposition members over the controversial allocation of 2G telecom spectrum, as well as ... Read more...

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Parliament session gives government chance to further reform agenda (Special)


November 18th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Madhavan The month-long winter session of parliament begins this Thursday, presenting the government with an opportunity to further its reform agenda. There has been much talk of reforms in higher ... Read more...

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Women lawmakers outperform male counterparts, says study


September 16th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.16 (ANI): A study conducted by Stanford University and the University of Chicago reaerchers has concluded that women lawmakers in Congress introduce more bills, attract more co-sponsors and bring home more ... Read more...

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Budget Session of Parliament begins


February 12th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Budget Session of Parliament will commence from today.President Pratibha Patil will address a joint session of both Houses of Parliament at 11:00 a.m. today. ... Read more...

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Parliament to consider 27 bills in brief session


February 11th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The parliament session commencing Thursday will consider 39 measures - 27 bills, 10 financial measures and two non-legislative items, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Wednesday. "These include ... Read more...

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Thirty nine items to be taken up during interim budget session: Ravi


February 11th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi on Wednesday informed mediapersons that at least 39 items and legislations would be taken up during the ... Read more...

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Will Prachanda keep his date with Indian media?


February 9th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) After failing to keep his date with the Indian media last year, will Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda keep it next month? The former Maoist revolutionary ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says steps taken to face the challenge of terrorism


December 31st, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said that several decisions have been taken and measures incorporated to counter the challenge of terrorism. Addressing his first press conference ... Read more...

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Amidst din, Rajya Sabha passes three bills; adjourned sine die (Lead)


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Faced with unrelenting protests over the controversial remarks of Minorities Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay on the killing of Maharashtra Police officer Hemant Karkare and legislation on insurance ... Read more...

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