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Moily slams opposition over demand for Chidambaram's resignation
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Friday hit out at the opposition for demanding Home Minister P. Chidambaram's ouster, saying if the government kept giving resignations on demand the country would become a banana republic.

Friday, September 23, 2011 2:03:45 PM

President to visit Switzerland, Austria
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will visit Switzerland and Austria from Sep 30 to Oct 7 in a trip aimed at enhancing bilateral relations with the two European nations.

Friday, September 23, 2011 12:21:06 PM

2G scam: Opposition wants Chidambaram out, Congress backs him
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh away in New York, the phone airwaves case rocked the government again Thursday, this time over a six-month-old note of the finance ministry that fell just short of indicting Home Minister P. Chidambaram, sparking a war of words between the Congress and the opposition that demanded his ouster.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 11:06:46 PM

Omar defends chopper ride to Pakistani Kashmir leader
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday couched in political context his lending a state helicopter to a former Pakistani Kashmir 'premier', on a private visit, for a trip to Pahalgam resort and rubbished reports that the gesture cost Rs.11 crore.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:13:34 PM

UPA government at war with itself, Pranab wisest man: Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday said the latest twist in the 2G scam - on the role of then finance minister P. Chidambaram - showed that the UPA government was at war with itself. He praised Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the 'wisest man in the government' and hoped he would make a full and frank disclosure on the controversy.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:07:22 PM

Andhra not to pay striking Telangana employees
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) With the general strike for a separate Telangana state intensifying on the 10th day, the Andhra Pradesh government Thursday decided to implement the no-work-no-pay rule.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 9:16:22 PM

Congress, government defend Chidambaram on 2G scam
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress and the government Thursday came to the defence of Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the opposition demanded his resignation over the 2G scam, and stoutly denied any 'rift' in the government over the 'non-issue'.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 8:09:56 PM

Lokpal panel to hear CVC, Aruna Roy
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar, National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy and Loksatta president Jayaprakash Narayan will give their views on the Lokpal Bill 2011 Friday before the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice looking into the issue.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 7:34:08 PM

Civil war like situation in UPA, says Jaitley
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday said the finance ministry note on the role of then finance minister P. Chidambaram in the spectrum scam showed the UPA government was at war with itself.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 7:17:01 PM

Sonia meeting visitors, party leaders
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, recuperating after a surgery Aug 4 for an undisclosed illness, has began meeting individual visitors and party leaders, Congress sources said Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 5:21:46 PM

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