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Bribery charge needs inquiry, method was improper: expert
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Shocking allegations by three BJP MPs that they were given bribes by government supporters to buy their votes in Tuesday's trust motion need to be investigated and backed up with evidence so that the guilty are punished, former law minister and constitutional expert Shanti Bushan said.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:50:08 PM

PM not allowed to speak in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Tuesday unable to deliver his much awaited reply to the two-day debate on the confidence motion in the Lok Sabha with opposition MPs creating such a ruckus that he could not be heard.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:49:36 PM

India looks in dismay as MPs trade bribery charges
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) There was outrage and shock across India Tuesday as political leaders of the world's largest democracy traded charges of horse-trading and buying of MPs' votes ahead of the crucial trust vote in parliament.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:48:25 PM

I will not stand with NDA again: Omar Abdullah
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An impassioned Omar Abdullah of the National Conference declared Tuesday that he would not make the 'mistake' of standing again with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, implying he would support the trust motion Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has moved in parliament.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:44:22 PM

Former minister Solanki moves high court to stop trial
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former external affairs minister Madhavsinh Solanki Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking that it quash an order of a court to begin trial against him for alleged attempts to scuttle the probe in the Bofors pay-off scandal.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:42:21 PM

Samajwadi Party MPs, media persons throng Uttar Pradesh Bhawan
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Media persons thronged Uttar Pradesh Bhawan here Tuesday after Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh alleged that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had forcibly kept six of his party MPs inside it.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:41:49 PM

Vajpayee, three others will vote from lobby: speaker
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and three other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will vote on the trust motion from the inner lobby of the Lok Sabha in view of their medical condition, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee ruled Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:39:20 PM

Corruption scandal hits Indian parliament ahead of trust vote
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In the worst corruption scandal to hit the Indian parliament, three opposition MPs Tuesday forked out wads of currency in the Lok Sabha alleging they were bribed to abstain during a trust vote to enable a victory for the Manmohan Singh government over the India-US nuclear deal.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:36:55 PM

MPs who flashed money may face penalties
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The wads of currency notes flashed by three opposition MPs inside the Lok Sabha Tuesday as alleged bribes to abstain from voting on the trust motion not only stand to be confiscated but could also land them in trouble, experts said.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:28:45 PM

BSP denies Amar Singh charge on kidnap of MPs
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party Tuesday refuted Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's charge that the BSP had kidnapped six of his party's MPs ahead of the crucial trust vote in the Lok Sabha.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:28:15 PM

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