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Roads along China border top priority: Manik Sarkar
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has given top priority to constructing strategic roads along the China border, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Monday.

Monday, March 08, 2010 2:54:35 PM

Women's quota bill moved, torn to shreds
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The bill that promises to reserve 33 percent of legislative seats for women was moved in the Rajya Sabha Monday amid unruly scenes with MPs from the Samajwadi Party (SP), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) tearing the document into shreds and hurling it at Chairman Hamid Ansari.

Monday, March 08, 2010 2:35:17 PM

Telangana lawyers boycott courts
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Lawyers in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Monday boycotted the courts to protest attacks on them by activists of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Monday, March 08, 2010 2:29:29 PM

SP, RJD threaten to withdraw support to government
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday said they had decided to withdraw support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over differences on the Women's Reservation Bill. However, it is unlikely to impact the existence of the Congress-led government.

Monday, March 08, 2010 2:28:22 PM

Congress boycotts Orissa governor's address
Bhubaneswar, March 8 (IANS) Congress members boycotted the address of Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare Monday and walked out after the 10-day assembly session began over the government's alleged failures.

Monday, March 08, 2010 1:39:12 PM

SP, RJD threaten to withdraw support to government
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday said they had decided to withdraw support to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over differences on the Women's Reservation Bill.

Monday, March 08, 2010 1:27:38 PM

Women's bill stalls parliament (Afternoon Lead)
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Angry MPs from the Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) stalled the functioning of parliament Monday, forcing two adjournments of both houses as they noisily opposed the bill that seeks to reserve a third of seats for women in all legislatures.

Monday, March 08, 2010 1:09:15 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned again
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for a second time Monday after Samajwadi Party MPs disrupted the proceedings demanding job quotas for Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims.

Monday, March 08, 2010 12:41:33 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned over women's bill
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Monday noon after MPs from the Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) noisily opposed the Women's Reservation Bill that seeks to reserve a third of seats for women in all legislatures.

Monday, March 08, 2010 12:28:09 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned over quotas for minorities
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Monday with Samajwadi Party (SP) members demanding that question hour be suspended to discuss, ahead of the women's reservation bill, a report that has recommended quota for Dalit Muslims and Christians.

Monday, March 08, 2010 11:40:21 AM

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