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Lokpal bill in parliament by Wednesday: Bansal
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The anti-graft Lokpal bill is scheduled to be introduced in

Friday, July 29, 2011 3:44:20 PM

Hegde should apologise, says Karunakara Reddy
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka Revenue Minister G. Karunakara Reddy Friday denied any role in illegal mining in the state and sought an apology from the Lokayukta (ombudsman) for defaming him in his report on illegal mining in the state.

Friday, July 29, 2011 1:36:01 PM

Communalism, terrorism big challenges to nation: PM
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Communalism and terrorism were 'big challenges' to national integrity and needed to be fought collectively, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Friday.

Friday, July 29, 2011 12:12:16 PM

Yeddyurappa to be consulted on successor: Rajnath
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Friday said the new chief minister of Karnataka would be elected on the basis of consensus and the outgoing B.S. Yeddyurappa would also be consulted.

Friday, July 29, 2011 11:07:27 AM

Civil society upset over 'sarkari' Lokpal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Visibly upset members of the civil society Thursday described the draft Lokpal bill approved by the cabinet as a 'sarkari' (government) bill and a 'cruel joke' on the people of the country.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 9:42:12 PM

Uttar Pradesh land scams worth Rs.1 lakh crore, says BJP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Accusing the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government of not allowing the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to conduct a special audit of Greater Noida authority and Yamuna Expressway industrial authority, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday claimed that the special audits could unearth land scam worth around Rs.1 lakh crore.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 9:25:00 PM

JPC asked to quiz Chidambaram on 2G
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha has written to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), asking it to quiz Home Minister P. Chidambaram over his alleged involvement in the telecom scandal when he was finance minister.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:48:34 PM

Congress trying to use CBI to harass us, claims BJP
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was a tool in the central government's hands to harass them, soon after the Congress demanded a probe by the agency into the Karnataka mining scam.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:36:34 PM

Cabinet okays Lokpal bill amid flak, Hazare to fast
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the draft of an anti-corruption Lokpal bill excluding the prime minister from its ambit, fuelling opposition criticism. An upset Gandhian Anna Hazare pledged to make the government bend with an indefinite hunger strike from Aug 16.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:04:51 PM

PM should be included in Lokpal: Brinda Karat
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Brinda Karat Thursday said the prime minister should be included within the ambit of the Lokpal bill.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 7:47:13 PM

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