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MDT/PTI 18 September 2012
BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has alleged that Chhagan Bhujbal, the PWD minister, has misused his official position to award contracts for the Maharashtra Sadan building in Delhi to firms owned by his relatives Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has given its consent to the Anti-Corruption...

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MDT/PTI 17 September 2012
Narendra Modi, once again targeting the Gandhi family over the foreign origin of Sonia Gandhi, said her son Rahul is not a national leader but an international leader and he can contest elections in India as well as in Italy   Rajkot/Patna: Taunted by Congress that Rahul Gandhi had a...

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MDT/PTI 13 September 2012
Dr Subramanian Swamy claimed it is difficult and un-reliable to re-count votes using EVMs and cited the re-counting of votes in the Sivaganga parliamentary constituency, represented by Finance Minister P Chidamabaram, which he had won allegedly under controversial circumstances New...

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MDT/PTI 10 September 2012
According to a study, over the past seven years, while Congress earned Rs2,008 mostly from 'selling coupons', major part of BJP's Rs994 crore income came through donations from corporates and trusts owned by major companies   New Delhi: Political parties in India have 'earned' a...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
The Opposition chose not to take advantage of the subtle institutional practices dealing with the reports of CAG and insisted on disrupting Parliament, accused the Prime Minister   New Delhi: As turmoil-ridden monsoon session of Indian Parliament ended, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
“This session is likely to be remembered for the work that was not done,” observed Rajya Sabha (Upper House) chairman Hamid Ansari while adjourning the House sine die   New Delhi: The turmoil-ridden Monsoon Session of Indian Parliament came to an end after most of its sittings were...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament chaired by BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has decided to examine the government auditor's report on coal block allocations, along with three other latest reports of the CAG   New Delhi: Amid furore over coal blocks allocation, the...

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MDT/PTI 05 September 2012
As Agrawal from SP and Karimpuri of the BSP pushed each other in the aisle in the presence of the Prime Minister, other members looked stunned   New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between members of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan...

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MDT/PTI 04 September 2012
As just three days remained for the Monsoon Session to conclude, there was little hope of normalcy returning with stalemate persisting in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the wake of the CAG report   New Delhi: With the logjam over coal block allocations refusing to die down, Parliament...

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MDT/PTI 03 September 2012
The month-long session, which already lost the previous two weeks to BJP's unrelenting demand for resignation of PM, again saw uproar created by BJP members, leading to wastage of one more day of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha   New Delhi: With no end to the government and Bharatiya...

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MG Warrier MG Warrier 03 September 2012
There are schools, colleges, institutes and even universities grooming candidates for different careers, but none for politics. Time is opportune for India to think of establishing Schools of Politics at all levels This decade is finding politicians in India running for life (sometimes...

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MDT/PTI 01 September 2012
Government has already rejected the demand for cancellation of coal blocks and has trashed the BJP demand for resignation of the Prime Minister in the wake of CAG findings on the issue   New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be holding consultations with UPA constituents and...

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MDT/PTI 01 September 2012
Sahai had written a letter to Prime Minister seeking his personal intervention for allocation of two coal blocks to SKS Ispat and Power Ltd. The very next day, the PMO wrote to the Coal Secretary recommending 'appropriate' action   New Delhi: Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai, who is...

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The Court named Kodnani, a sitting MLA and former Gujarat Minister, as "a kingpin of riots" in Naroda area and sentenced her to 18-year life imprisonment after serving 10 years jail term while Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi would his entire remaining life behind bars Ahmedabad: A...

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Uproarious scenes were witnessed in both Houses of Parliament like in the last seven days on the coal block allocation issue creating turmoil with BJP paralysing the proceedings by pressing for resignation of the PM  New Delhi: The eighth consecutive day of the Indian Parliament was lost...

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The Lok Sabha was adjourned once for an hour and then for the day while the Rajya Sabha saw two adjournments till 2pm before being finally adjourned for the day   New Delhi: An adamant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued to disrupt Parliament for the seventh consecutive day on...

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The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012, will replace an Ordinance which allowed the six AIIMS-like institutes to become operational in Patna, Bhopal, Raipur, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur and Rishikesh from September   New Delhi: Amid din over Comptroller and...

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In a statement, the Comptroller and Auditor General said it has been getting repeated calls from the media for reactions, but CAG Vinod Rai feels that it would be improper on his part to join a public debate on this issue   New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on...

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Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha witnessed scenes of the last five days, with BJP members starting slogan shouting as soon as the Houses met, leading to adjournments New Delhi: The Indian Parliament failed to transact any business for the sixth straight day today as  Bharatiya...

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Sandeep Khurana Sandeep Khurana 28 August 2012
Crime, power politics and money go together. With the intent to cover up their deeds, criminals enter politics and politicians in power freely use criminals. Crime increases as politicians wield power to take on the law. How will the anti-corruption crusaders-turned-politicians handle...

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