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Rajya Sabha adjourned over PR firm owner's phone tapping
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Wednesday over the alleged phone tapping of a public relations firm owner on the allocation of 2G telecom spectrum.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 11:58:47 AM

Shibu Soren is a secular leader: Congress
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren was a 'secular' leader who may have been 'uncomfortable' with the BJP in the state, the Congress said Wednesday, a day after the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader voted for the government on the cut motion moved by the opposition parties.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 11:46:36 AM

Criminal case against BJP MLA for land grabbing
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh police have filed a criminal case against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator for allegedly grabbing a farmer's land and assaulting his family members in Rampur district, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 10:33:56 AM

BJP cautious on Soren voting with Congress
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday reacted cautiously to reports that Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren had voted alongside the ruling United Progressive Alliance against cut motions against demands for grants of various ministries in the Lok Sabha .

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:52:18 PM

Smiles spread wider as UPA marks thumping victory
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A sense of jubilation and a collective sigh of relief spread among the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) members in the Lok Sabha Tuesday as the government sailed through the opposition cut motions over price rise. Opposition leaders were visibly dejected at being outnumbered but maintained that their aim was not to destabilise the government.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:34:25 PM

Now, khap panchayat menace surfaces in Rajasthan
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The khap panchayat menace has surfaced in Rajasthan, with many people alleging victimisation at the hands of the caste councils.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:18:50 PM

Meghalaya scraps chief minister rank dole-out
Shillong, April 27 (IANS) New Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Tuesday said the government has decided to do away with the practice of according chief minister's status to more than one person, as was the case during his predecessor D.D. Lapang's rule.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:06:30 PM

Lok Sabha speaker sets precedent on cut motions
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday set a precedent by permitting cut motions on demands that were to be guillotined.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 9:44:03 PM

Congress managers toiled to reach comfort zone (Parliament Sidelights)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Congress appeared confident since Tuesday morning of coming up trumps in case of voting on the cut motions moved by the opposition in the Lok Sabha.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 9:01:55 PM

Technical snag trips parliament voting system
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A technical snag developed in the automatic vote recording system in the Lok Sabha Tuesday as Speaker Meira Kumar asked MPs to cast their votes on the cut motion moved by Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Das Gupta.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 8:19:38 PM

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