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Congress withdraws second Gujarat poll list over dissent
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Facing dissent over ticket distribution for the Gujarat assembly elections next month, the Congress Thursday withdrew its second list of candidates announced around midnight Wednesday, party sources said Thursday.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 5:51:01 PM

Check infiltration in Assam: BJP
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) If infiltration is not checked, one day a Bangladeshi will become the chief minister of Assam, BJP president Nitin Gadkari warned Thursday. He also took a dig at the Congress by calling it a "maa−beta" (mother−son) party.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 5:30:06 PM

Thackeray only non−MP to get obituary reference in parliament
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who passed away in Mumbai last week, was the only non−MP to get obituary references in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha Friday, the first day of the winter session of parliament.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:36:05 PM

Left Front pokes fun at Mamata's failed no−trust bid
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Thursday described as a "laughable matter" the Trinamool Congress's failed bid to move a no−confidence motion against the government over its policies, including allowing FDI in multi−brand retail.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:22:04 PM

SP against FDI in retail
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) said Thursday it was opposed to foreign investment in multi−brand retail and that it was for the presiding officers in parliament to decide if the issue would be discussed under rules that entail voting.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:02:17 PM

Discordant start to winter session, both houses adjourned (Third Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Parliament's winter session started on an acrimonious note Thursday with both houses being adjourned for the day after an aggressive opposition demanded a vote on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi−brand retail.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 3:00:04 PM

BJP, CPI−M want vote on FDI in retail
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Opposition parties, including the BJP and the CPI−M, pressed Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to allow their notices for a debate on foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail Thursday, the first day of parliament's winter session.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 2:18:03 PM

Lok Sabha rejects Trinamool's no−trust motion
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday rejected the Trinamool Congress's bid to move a no−confidence motion against the government over its policies, including allowing foreign direct investment in multi−brand retail.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 1:10:06 PM

Parliament winter session starts on divisive note
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Drumming up protest against foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi−brand retail, a belligerent opposition Thursday forced the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha till Friday and repeatedly disrupted the Lok Sabha, signalling an acrimonious beginning of parliament's winter session.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 1:06:18 PM

Parliament adjourned till 12 noon
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The winter session of parliament started on a disruptive note Thursday with both houses being adjourned shortly after proceedings began.

Thursday, November 22, 2012 11:48:07 AM

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