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A day after defeat, opposition vows to fight on (Combines Third Front and BJP stories)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian opposition put up a brave face Wednesday after suffering a bruising defeat in a parliament trust vote which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government won to take ahead the India-US nuclear deal.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 5:30:09 PM

MPs can be compared to fishmongers and prostitutes: Omar Abdullah
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The day may not be far when lawmakers are labelled 'fishmongers and prostitutes', said an anguished National Conference leader Omar Abdullah after the ugly spectacle of wads of currency notes being brandished in parliament by MPs claiming it was bribe money.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 5:26:14 PM

Trust vote win cheers Congress in Jammu
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) On the backfoot after the fall of its government in Jammu and Kashmir, the state Congress had at last something to celebrate Wednesday after the Manmohan Singh government won the trust vote in the Lok Sabha, a day earlier.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 5:24:45 PM

Manmohan beats the Marxist-Mayawati-Manuvadi trio (Opinion)
It will not be wrong to say that Tuesday's trust vote in parliament marked a watershed in Indian politics.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:41:55 PM

Eight BJP MPs expelled over trust vote, Advani blasts government
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expelled eight of its Lok Sabha MPs for voting for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or abstaining during the parliament trust vote, and BJP leader L.K. Advani alleged that the government would have lost the battle but for cross voting.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:40:49 PM

Even Kanshi had not foreseen Mayawati as PM
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati may have suddenly emerged as a contender for the country's top job but even her guide, philosopher and political mentor Kanshi Ram had not thought she would travel this far.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:36:13 PM

Congress in Tripura celebrates trust vote victory
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) The ruling Left front in Tripura Wednesday pledged to intensify the stir against the India-US civil nuclear deal even as the opposition Congress took out rallies across the state to celebrate the Manmohan Singh government's trust vote victory in parliament.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:35:25 PM

BJP expels eight Lok Sabha MPs
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expelled eight of its Lok Sabha MPs for either cross-voting or abstaining during the confidence vote in parliament Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:34:17 PM

Omar lays foundation for tying the knot with Congress? (News Analysis)
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) An impassioned speech by National Conference's Omar Abdullah that he would not make the 'mistake' of standing again with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stood out for its eloquence during the trust vote debate in the Lok Sabha. But it's being seen here at the same time as a major fence mending effort with the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 3:55:20 PM

Rebel TDP MPs to join Congress, Chiranjeevi's party
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The two rebel Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs who defied the party to vote for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in the trust vote are likely to be expelled - with one joining the Congress and the other actor Chiranjeevi's soon to be launched party.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:44:53 PM

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