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Ansari seeks correctives to stop Rajya Sabha's time wastage
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari said Friday the upper house of parliament lost much of its time due to disruptions and adjournments in the budget session, and called for correctives to keep up the image of the legislature in the eyes of people.

Friday, May 07, 2010 8:26:50 PM

Kabir Suman says he is not a Maoist
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Friday denied that he was a Maoist and said he only raised his voice against the oppression of tribals.

Friday, May 07, 2010 8:10:24 PM

N-liability bill tabled in Lok Sabha, opposition walks out
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Friday introduced in the Lok Sabha the contentious nuclear liability bill that provides for compensation in case of a nuclear accident, but terming the bill 'unconstitutional and illegal' the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left MPs staged a walkout.

Friday, May 07, 2010 8:08:28 PM

Left retains Tripura tribal council with thumping majority
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front Friday stormed back to power in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) for the second consecutive term.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:55:42 PM

Parliament session ends with little business conducted
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) When the Lok Sabha was discussing the prevention of torture bill Thursday (May 6) evening, the penultimate day of the budget session, not more than 25 members were present in a house of 543 - a telling testimony of how productive the 2010 budget session was.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:13:52 PM

15 bills passed by parliament in budget session
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The financial agenda of the government dominated the budget session of parliament which concluded Friday with 15 bills passed by both houses including a legislation to set up green courts in the country.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:06:01 PM

Caste-based census, n-liability bill generate heat on budget session's last day (Parliament Roundup) Comment1
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Caste-based census and the nuclear liability bill generated much heat Friday on the concluding day of parliament's budget session and it was left to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to cool tempers by saying the government would soon take a call on the headcount.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:01:30 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die Friday at the end of the budget session of parliament that started on February 22.

Friday, May 07, 2010 5:48:23 PM

Munde, Yadav trio meet Pranab on caste-based census
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Amidst a clamour from all political parties for a caste-based census, prominent OBC (other backward classes) leaders from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Friday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on the issue.

Friday, May 07, 2010 5:47:37 PM

Frequent disruptions will render house irrelevant: Speaker
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Voicing her disappointment over frequent disruptions of the house, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday warned MPs that such kind of behaviour would gradually render the institution irrelevant.

Friday, May 07, 2010 5:34:41 PM

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