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Rahul says young MPs back n-deal, BJP challenges him
Amethi/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said all young MPs cutting across party lines support the India-US civil nuclear deal, but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said he was "day-dreaming" and challenged him to name the young MPs.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:32:20 PM

Somnath says he is speaker, CPI-M awaits 'appropriate decision'
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With just six days to go for the trust vote in parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday said he was still the speaker while his parent Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said he would take 'an appropriate decision at the appropriate time'.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 6:48:41 PM

India-US n-deal not against any religion, says Shiela Dikshit
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Wednesday backed the India-US civil nuclear deal, saying that it was in no way 'detrimental' to any religion and was necessary to meet the country's future energy needs.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 6:13:59 PM

Jailed RJD MP to vote in trust motion
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin will be able to vote in the crucial trust motion in parliament next week after the Patna High Court Wednesday granted him permission to do so.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:57:23 PM

BJP lawmakers ride cycles to highlight farmers' plight
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Two legislators of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) caused raised eyebrows when they bicycled their way to the Vidhan Bhavan here Wednesday for the opening day of Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session to highlight the plight of farmers in 'drought-hit' regions.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:48:25 PM

No rift between Karat, Yechuri, says Raja
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) There was no rift between Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders Prakash Karat and Sitaram Yechury over the Left's decision to withdraw support to the government, Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja said here Wednesday

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:38:57 PM

'Normal' practice to include speaker in MPs' list: CPI-M
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Wednesday it was following 'normal parliamentary practice' by putting Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's name in the list of MPs submitted to President Pratibha Patil after it withdrew support to the UPA government.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:31:54 PM

Protests, shutdown in Jammu over Amarnath land row
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Activists of Hindu groups took to streets and held noisy protests during a shutdown here Wednesday, demanding that a controversial plot of land in the Kashmir Valley be handed over to the Amernath shrine trust and Governor N.N. Vohra be recalled from the state.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:31:32 PM

Rahul backs n-deal, says 'all' young MPs do so too
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (IANS) All young MPs, including those in the opposition, were in favour of the India-US civil nuclear deal, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Wednesday while declaring his '100 percent' support for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the pact.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:51:26 PM

Mulayam accuses Mayawati of luring MPs with money
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of indulging in horse-trading of MPs, offering them money to vote against the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in the July 22 trust vote.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:40:01 PM

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