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Lok Sabha adjourned till Monday
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It was another day of disruptions in parliament Friday with the Lok Sabha being adjourned till Monday and the Rajya Sabha till 2.30 p.m. as differences continued over the issue of foreign investment in multi−brand retail.

Friday, November 23, 2012 12:30:31 PM

Joshi should clarify stance on 2G spectrum, says Congress
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi should clarify his stance on the controversy over the 2G spectrum losses mentioned in the draft report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), union minister Manish Tewari said Friday.

Friday, November 23, 2012 12:12:12 PM

Where father−son spat affects state politics (Kerala Newsletter)
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) "Issues" between K.B. Ganesh Kumar, a cabinet minister, and his father R. Balakrishna Pillai, a former cabinet minister and veteran politician, have put Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his government in a spot.

Friday, November 23, 2012 11:56:07 AM

FDI in retail disrupts both houses
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Friday as differences continued over the issue of foreign investment in multi−brand retail.

Friday, November 23, 2012 11:38:28 AM

CPI−M stalwart P. Govinda Pillai is dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Veteran CPI−M leader P. Govinda Pillai passed away in a hospital here after age−related health problems, his family said Friday. He was 86.

Friday, November 23, 2012 10:40:07 AM

Rebels uniting ahead of assembly results (Himachal Newsletter)
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Sensing a neck−and−neck contest between Himachal Pradesh's ruling BJP and the Congress after the assembly election results are declared Dec 20, rebels who had broken free from the mainstream parties are drifting towards a united front. But they are still silent on which party they might support.

Friday, November 23, 2012 10:02:04 AM

BJP leaders meet PM over dinner, stalemate continues
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met BJP leaders over dinner Thursday in an effort to iron out differences over contentious issues including FDI in retail but the logjam persisted with the opposition party insisting on discussion in the house over the issue under rules that entail voting, sources said.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:50:19 PM

BJP releases 84 names for Gujarat first phase polls
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The BJP Thursday released here its list of 84 candidates for the first phase of polls in Gujarat Dec 13. Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be contesting from Maninagar in Ahmedabad.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:38:06 PM

Mamata lacks political astuteness: Dissident MP
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman, who stayed away from the Lok Sabha when the party tabled a no−confidence motion against the UPA, Thursday accused party chief Mamata Banerjee of failing to show political astuteness.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:04:14 PM

Demand to rename Mumbai spots after Thackeray
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Within days of Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's death, cadres of political parties across the spectrum Thursday raised the pitch for a memorial of the Shiv Sena founder and renaming of several places in the city after him.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:00:04 PM

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