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Parliament session likely to be extended: Bansal
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The monsoon session of Parliament session is likely to be extended by a few days due to pending government business, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Thursday.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 7:20:48 PM

Banerjee seeks one-time special grant for railways
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the Indian Railways' supplementary demands for grant for fiscal 2010-11 with Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee suggesting a one-time special grant worth a few thousand crore rupees to help the ministry tide over its monetary crunch.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 7:18:08 PM

Government working on plan for Maoist areas
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government is working on an Integrated Action Plan to address development issues in areas affected by Maoist violence, Minister of State for Planning V. Narayanasamy said Thursday.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 7:16:12 PM

Delhi assembly adjourned on police chief's absence
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi Assembly was adjourned for 30 minutes after ruling Congress members also joined the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in refusing to discuss the law and order problem in the city in the absence of Police Commissioner Y.S Dadwal.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 6:51:27 PM

Railways funds for Games after checking credentials: Mamata
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the Rs.100 crore her ministry promised for the Commonwealth Games would be released only after authenticity of the expenditure was checked with the Games Organising Committee.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 6:45:55 PM

Swaraj youngest MP to get best parliamentarian award: RTI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj is the youngest member of parliament to have received the best parliamentarian award, an RTI reply revealed.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 6:24:55 PM

RJD, LJP raise ruckus, allege Congress-BJP tie-up
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Seeking to quell growing allegations of a trade-off between the ruling Congress and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Rajya Sabha for the second day, an angry BJP Thursday demanded a discussion on the functioning of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an attempt to clear the air.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 6:12:02 PM

Groundwater levels dipping across country
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Most wells across the country have registered a decline in their water levels up to two metres, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 5:55:29 PM

Mamata lashes out at critics
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Seeking to silence her critics, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that her 'political friends' were conspiring against her by indulging in 'blame game' over the functioning of her ministry and train services in the country.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 5:47:53 PM

Bihar not getting more central funds: Nitish Kumar
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday challenged Congress president Sonia Gandhi to explain with facts and figures that the central financial assistance provided to Bihar was more than it deserves.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 5:44:37 PM

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