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No question hour in parliament for 12th day
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Question hour was derailed in both houses of parliament for the 12th day Monday as an unrelenting opposition persisted with its demand for a parliamentary panel probe into the controversial 2G spectrum allotment.

Monday, November 29, 2010 11:29:35 AM

Buddhadeb asks party workers to shun arrogance
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Blaming a section of party workers for the debacle of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in recent elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday asked the cadres to shun arrogance as this would further alienate the common people from the party.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 8:22:59 PM

Haryana to set up human rights commission
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana will soon set up a human rights commission, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Sunday.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 6:44:59 PM

Government lacks political will to combat corruption: Advani
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday blamed the government's 'utter lack of political will' to check corruption for the around Rs.70 lakh crores ($1.4 trillion) of Indian wealth lying stashed in foreign banks still not being returned.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 6:09:17 PM

Taking cue from Nitish, Mayawati shifts focus to governance
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Obviously taking a cue from the success story scripted by Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has visibly shifted her focus to the hard issue of governance, which was so far left to her select coterie of bureaucrats.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 4:51:03 PM

BJP remains unbending on JPC demand
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The fortnight-long stalemate in parliament over the alleged 2G scam is unlikely to end Monday as an unrelenting opposition Sunday rebuffed the government's fresh request to it to give up the demand for a joint parliamentary panel probe into the scandal.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 4:41:52 PM

NC-Congress coordination panel meet postponed
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) A crucial meeting of the National Conference and Congress coordination committee scheduled for Sunday was postponed as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah pulled out of the panel.

Sunday, November 28, 2010 1:18:06 PM

Congress raises Bengal's law and order with governor
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal unit Saturday met Governor M.K. Narayanan to draw his attention to the deteriorating law and order situation in the state and urged him to convene an all party meeting to evolve an approach to peace based on political consensus.

Saturday, November 27, 2010 11:16:20 PM

Ombudsman seeks Yeddyurappa's response to land scam
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) N.Santosh Hegde Saturday said that there appears to be a prima facie case in allegations of improper land deals against Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa and has sought his response.

Saturday, November 27, 2010 10:58:50 PM

Sonia soothes Omar on coalition concerns
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday met Congress chief and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and was assured of full support to their coalition government in the state.

Saturday, November 27, 2010 7:35:02 PM

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