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Roll back diesel hike, cooking gas cylinder cap, demands BJP


September 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded rollback of the Rs.5 a litre hike in diesel prices and the cap of six cylinders on supply of subsidised cooking ... 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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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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To dialogue over coal or not: Opposition divided


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over black money (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be brought back to ... Read more...

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BJP to campaign for Sangma


June 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will campaign aggressively for presidential candidate P.A. Sangma across the country, party officials said Thursday after a meeting attended ... Read more...

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BJP meet will discuss differences — within (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive meets in Mumbai Thursday-Friday with plenty on the agenda, a key issue being how to bring peace ... Read more...

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BJP wing to hold Kisan parliament in Delhi Saturday


May 11th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kisan Morcha will hold a two-day farmers' parliament Saturday and Sunday in New Delhi to discuss the issues faced by ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha takes up drought situation


May 8th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday took up the issue of drought-like situation in several parts of the country, with opposition members demanding immediate action as ... Read more...

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Civic polls indicator for future: BJP


April 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A jubilant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday called the results of Delhi civic polls a prelude for the coming state assembly and Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Telangana, Sethusamudram rock parliament


March 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till noon Thursday following demands for a separate Telangana state as well as protests on the ... Read more...

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Army chief’s letter, Telangana rock parliament


March 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Rocked by the letter written by army chief Gen V.K. Singh to the prime minister, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice till 12 noon ... Read more...

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Opposition unites to corner government on alleged coal scam (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A united opposition Thursday attacked the government on an alleged coal scam, holding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh responsible for it even as the official ... Read more...

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Let PM speak on coal scam: BJP


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought an explanation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on an alleged coal mining scam purported to have cost ... Read more...

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SP, BSP, Trinamool help government score in Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday defeated opposition backed amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in the Rajya Sabha, despite lacking majority in the house, ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Sri Lanka `war crimes’ (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday afternoon amid uproar over India's stand on war crimes allegations during the closing stages of ... Read more...

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Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Sri Lankan ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Tuesday as opposition parties demanded to know the government's stand on atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils after a picture ... 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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Quartet of ‘great economists’ has failed India: Venkaiah Naidu


January 31st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) A quartet of economists had failed India, where price rise and a slowing economy had severely affected common citizens, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Kalmadi was made CWG scam scapegoat by Congress: BJP


January 31st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Suresh Kalmadi was made the scapegoat in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Venkaiah Naidu ... 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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BJP seeks action against Chidambaram, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha


December 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members Tuesday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch session on their demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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MPs team to visit rural areas to probe agricultural crisis: Pawar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A special committee of parliamentarians will visit the rural areas to fathom agricultural distress in the country, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Monday.Replying to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.


December 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Monday adjourned till 2 p.m. as opposition demanded the presence of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and several other ministers during ... Read more...

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MPs demand special session to discuss agrarian crisis


December 15th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members Thursday demanded calling a special session of parliament to discuss the country's agrarian crisis with nearly 2.15 ... Read more...

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BJP demands special parliamentary session on agriculture


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded a special session of parliament to discuss the agrarian crisis in the country."There is a need for ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ‘quit Krishna’ demand


December 9th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned repeatedly Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded the ouster of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna after ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks government on price-rise


December 7th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Accusing the government of not taking tangible steps to check rise in prices, the opposition Wednesday said that wrong policies of the ruling United ... Read more...

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140 Rajya Sabha MPs have assets but no financial interests


November 18th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A total of 140 out of the 241 members of the Rajya Sabha claim that they have no financial interests, despite owning assets running ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote ‘heroes’ should have been given Padma awards: Venkaiah


October 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and parliamentarians either booked or arrested in the cash-for-votes scam should have been decorated with awards instead, a senior ... Read more...

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BJP to raise Goa mining scam in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu


October 21st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will raise the issue of Goa's Rs.25,000-crore mining scam in the forthcoming winter session of Parliament, party leader M. Venkaiah ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh weakest PM: Advani


October 17th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday once again trained his guns on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, terming him the "weakest" prime minister ... Read more...

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