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Stalling parliament also part of democracy: BJP (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Seeking to blame the government for the partially washed out monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed corruption for the lost session, ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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On average, five walkouts a year by Congress in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Miffed by the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition Congress has staged walkouts at least five times a ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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Congress walkout from Himachal assembly over graft


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) The monsoon session of Himachal Pradesh assembly began Monday on a stormy note with the Congress staging a walkout, demanding a probe into the 'chargesheet' ... Read more...

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BJP terms Congress ‘obstinate’


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after it walked out of the joint parliamentary committee meeting on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party called the Congress 'thethar' ... Read more...

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TV journalist held for Guwahati molestation case (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) TV journalist Gaurav Jyoti Neog was Friday arrested here in connection with the July 9 G.S. Road molestation case, that has rocked the nation, police said.Neog, ... Read more...

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Gogoi assures help to molestation victim, issue rocks assembly (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday met the girl who was molested in public here last week, and assured her of all possible help even ... Read more...

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Molestation issue rocks Assam assembly


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) The first day of the Assam assembly's monsoon session began on a stormy note Monday with all opposition parties staging a walkout against the speaker's ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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Left Front accuses Mamata of ignoring assembly proceedings


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Thursday as Left Front members staged a noisy walkout accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of deliberately ignoring the ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Akhilesh’s maiden UP budget


June 1st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Presenting his maiden budget Friday amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes Lokayukta bill (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the Lokayukta bill in the absence of the opposition Congress, with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal saying it is "more ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers postpone strike


March 31st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have decided to postpone a strike until after the Easter holidays in early April, the representing union said.Unite, the largest union ... Read more...

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Bahuguna proves majority amidst walkout


March 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 29 (IANS) The Vijay Bahuguna-led Congress government Wednesday proved its majority in the assembly amidst a walkout by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The request for a vote ... Read more...

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Left walks out over newspaper ban, to meet Bengal governor


March 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The opposition Left Front staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly for the third consecutive day Thursday after its adjournment motion on the newspaper ban ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers to go on strike


March 27th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have voted to go on strike in a bid to improve their working terms and conditions, the Unite union said Monday.About 61 ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator for ‘no work, no pay’ in house


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 16 (IANS) With the Himachal Pradesh assembly being stalled for the fifth consecutive day, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ravinder Singh Ravi Friday favoured "no work, no pay" if minimum ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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Media continues boycott of Jammu & Kashmir House proceedings


February 28th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) Media persons Tuesday continued to boycott proceedings in the Jammu and Kashmir legislature in protest against assembly Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone's controversial remarks made the previous ... Read more...

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‘Corruption is policy of Omar government’


February 24th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) "Corruption is a policy of the Omar Abdullah government," main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti declared after leading a walkout ... Read more...

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Andhra opposition disrupts governor’s address


February 13th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The budget session of the Andhra Pradesh state legislature began Monday on a stormy note with the opposition disrupting the governor's address to the joint ... Read more...

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‘Karunanidhi’s support to Vijayakant opportunitism’


February 8th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi's statement in support of Leader of Opposition A. Vijayakant is the "height of political opportunitism," Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker D.Jayakumar said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Crime erupts in Brazilian city as cops go on strike


February 5th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian city of Salvador registered a total of 29 homicides over a 30-hour span, amid a crime wave caused by a police strike, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Modi slams BCCI president for Sahara’s walkout


February 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi slammed N. Srinivasan, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, for Sahara India's ... Read more...

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Sahara pullout as BCCI sponsor overshadows IPL auction


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The dramatic pullout of Sahara India from the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as franchisee of Pune Warriors and as the main sponsor ... Read more...

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Vijayakant suspended from Tamil Nadu assembly (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijayakant was Thursday suspended from the assembly for 10 days, a day after a bitter exchange of words in the assembly ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament passes resolution supporting Gilani (Night Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's National Assembly Monday evening passed a resolution supporting democracy in the country, which gave a breather to beleagured Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani against ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill fate uncertain, hectic parleys on (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Uncertainty continued over the fate of the contentious Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday evening even as government managers held hectic parleys ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill passage uncertain


December 29th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The passage of Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha appears to hang in balance as an United Progressive Alliance (UPA) constituent and other parties ... Read more...

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BJP blocked strong Lokpal: Rahul Gandhi


December 28th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur-Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 28 (IANS) The anti-graft Lokpal ombudsman failed to get constitutional status due to the "betrayal" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress leader Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Lokpal in Rajya Sabha, Congress in Trinamool tangle (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The government Wednesday expressed confidence of mustering a majority in the Rajya Sabha to pass the Lokpal bill, a day after it faced an ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill passed in Lok Sabha (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The government Tuesday night moved a step forward to create an all-powerful anti-graft ombudsman after the Lok Sabha passed the historic Lokpal bill following ... Read more...

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Not a strong Lokpal, government under Anna’s pressure: Mulayam (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) As his party members walked out of the Lok Sabha before the vote on the Lokpal bill, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday ... Read more...

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