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FDI deadlock deepens, Advani rejects Pranab's offer
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The deadlock over FDI in retail deepened Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejected the government's plea for toning down its adjournment motion on the FDI issue, saying that it was 'non-negotiable'.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:25:53 PM

Over 72 percent turnout for Himachal by-polls
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) Voter turnout of over 72 percent was registered in two assembly constituencies of Himachal Pradesh where by-elections were held Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:23:17 PM

Anna flays parliament panel on Lokpal
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday decried as 'a conspiracy to weaken' the law the government's reported move to leave out the lower bureaucracy, grievances redressal and Lokayukta in states from the Lokpal bill on the basis of draft recommendations of a parliamentary standing committee.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:08:41 PM

72 percent voting in Odisha bypoll
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) About 72 percent voting was registered in the assembly by-poll in Odisha's Nabarangpur district Wednesday, an official said.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:04:54 PM

Bihar bypoll peaceful, 55 percent voter turnout
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) About 55 percent voter turnout was recorded in the assembly byelection in Laukaha constituency of Bihar Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 8:27:01 PM

No compromise on FDI in retail: BJP
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party BJP) Wednesday said there could be no compromise on its opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail sector, even as it brushed aside reports about the party having supported FDI in its agenda of 2004.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 8:25:46 PM

Lokpal panel divided over inclusion of PM
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on law and justice examining the draft Lokpal bill is still divided over the inclusion of the prime minister within the ambit of the anti-graft ombudsman.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 8:05:51 PM

FDI war: Congress, opposition daggers drawn
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The war over allowing foreign equity in Indian retail market intensified Wednesday with the government and the opposition refusing to budge from their stated positions on the cabinet decision.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:58:45 PM

Trinamool shielding scamsters: BJP
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of 'shielding the guilty' by continuing to support the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) which was 'neck deep in corruption'.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:39:27 PM

Nearly 79 percent polling in Haryana bypolls
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 79 percent voter turnout was witnessed in the by-elections to the Haryana assembly from the Adampur and Ratia constituencies Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:14:18 PM

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