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Unruly scenes force Lok Sabha adjournment
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Unruly scenes Wednesday caused the Lok Sabha to be adjourned twice, first during the Question Hour and later at noon over the issues relating to plight of farmers and the alleged harassment of a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP by the prime minister''s security men.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:59:21 PM

First look at bill, then talk: Khurshid tells BJP
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for criticising the proposed Lokpal bill without even looking at it.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:51:42 PM

Parliament to meet Dec 27-29 to discuss Lokpal bill
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Parliament will reconvene from Dec 27-29 to discuss the Lokpal bill, which will be introduced Thursday.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:19:21 PM

Jayalalithaa takes on disaster authority over Mullaperiyar
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday accused the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of succumbing to the subterfuge of Kerala by constituting a team to formulate a contingency response plan for Mullaperiyar Dam in case it bursts.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:15:42 PM

Proposed Lokpal bill a weak legislation, says Hazare
Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 21 (IANS): Anna Hazare Wednesday again described the Lokpal bill being brought by the government as a betrayal of the people and said it would in no way provide for a strong watch-dog institution in the fight against corruption.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:15:29 PM

Government not under pressure on Lokpal: Jaiswal
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The government was not under any pressure to bring the Lokpal bill in parliament, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:55:21 PM

Sonia ready to fight for Lokpal, women''s quota bills
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said she was ready to fight for the anti-graft Lokpal and women''s reservation bills in the Lok Sabha and dismissed as ''rumours'' speculation that there were differences between the government and the ruling party.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:52:50 PM

Ruckus over Chidambaram in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Allegations of corruption against union Home Minister P. Chidambaram stalled the Rajya Sabha once again Wednesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding his resignation and the government standing up for him.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:39:19 PM

Lokpal bill is pathbreaking legislation: Sonia
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Describing the Lokpal bill as a pathbreaking legislation, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday urged Anna Hazare to accept it.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 11:50:11 AM

''Commission needed on Meghalaya-Assam boundary dispute''
Shillong, Dec 21 (IANS) Meghalaya''s opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday urged Chief Minister Mukul Sangma to take up with the central government the formation of a commission to re-examine the boundary dispute with Assam.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 11:35:55 AM

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