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Ahmed Patel, Amar Singh tried to bribe us: BJP MP
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Fagan Singh Kulaste Tuesday alleged that Ahmed Patel of the Congress party and Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh were involved in trying to bribe him and two other BJP MPs to abstain from the trust vote in parliament.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:20:46 PM

MPs and bribes: same story the world over
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) While there may not be many precedents of MPs displaying currency notes right in parliament alleging they were offered bribes, there have been countless cases the world over of cash changing hands, allegedly or otherwise, to make or break governments.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:20:14 PM

Speaker adjourns House again
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee adjourned the house for 30 minutes within two minutes of its reconvening at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:19:44 PM

Mayawati asks Manmohan Singh to quit
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign over allegations that three opposition MPs were bribed to abstain during a trust vote moved by him to prove his majority in parliament.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:19:14 PM

Visitors with valid passes stopped at parliament
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Chaos not only marred the proceedings of the Lok Sabha Tuesday but also gripped the parliament complex when a group of visitors with authorised passes were not allowed entry.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:10:27 PM

Speaker holds meeting in chamber to discuss bribery allegations
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Speaker Somnath Chatterjee held an all-party meeting of MPs in his chamber immediately after the Lok Sabha was adjourned when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members flashed wads of notes alleging that three of their MPs were being bribed by the ruling coalition to abstain in the trust vote.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:09:27 PM

It's BJP money, says Congress of currency flashed in parliament
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's ruling Congress charged that the wads of currency notes displayed in parliament Tuesday by three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs to allege they had been bribed ahead of a crucial trust vote belonged to their own party.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:08:06 PM

Three chief ministers jump into trust vote planning
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Three chief ministers - Vasundhara Raje, Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Vilasrao Deshmukh - Tuesday were seen keenly observing proceedings in the Lok Sabha during the debate over the trust motion moved by prime minister Manmohan Singh the day before.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 5:26:46 PM

We have evidence of bribing: Karat
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Prakash Karat said Tuesday the Left parties had the 'evidence, including the date, time and other records' of the alleged bribing of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs to abstain from the trust vote.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 5:26:08 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned again, till 6 p.m.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Tuesday adjourned for a third time - till 6 p.m. - as an all-party meeting was underway in Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's chamber to deal with the situation arising out of three BJP members displaying wads of currency in the house, alleging the government's supporters had given them the money ahead of a crucial trust vote.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 5:22:08 PM

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