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Opposition can't dictate terms on policy decisions: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned yet again over Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail, the ruling Congress Monday accused the opposition of deliberately stalling proceedings and said it could not dictate terms to the government on policy decisions.

Monday, November 28, 2011 1:30:57 PM

All-party meet Tuesday to end parliament logjam
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) An all-party meeting will be called Tuesday to chalk out a strategy to pave way for the smooth functioning of parliament, according to highly placed government sources.

Monday, November 28, 2011 1:06:07 PM

Parliament adjourned for day over FDI in retail
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Monday as a united opposition cornered the government on its decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail.

Monday, November 28, 2011 12:49:07 PM

Kerala MPs demand PM's intervention on Mullaperiyar dam
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Parliament members from Kerala Monday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in the Mullaperiyar dam controversy, saying the earthen dam was not safe and the state needed a new one.

Monday, November 28, 2011 12:36:04 PM

Manmohan meets president, discusses parliament logjam
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the parliament logjam Monday, the fifth day in a row when both houses were adjourned since the winter session began.

Monday, November 28, 2011 12:20:22 PM

Kerala seeks new dam, protests erupt against Tamil Nadu
Idukki (Kerala), Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala, which is worried about the rising waters of the Mullaperiyar dam, has raised the pitch for a new dam, with strong protests being held across the state against Tamil Nadu's opposition to its demand.

Monday, November 28, 2011 12:16:48 PM

Not all Youth Congress office-bearers are elected
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The two-day Indian Youth Congress (IYC) meeting from Monday is called 'National level elected office-bearers' convention'. But while its state unit leaders are democratically chosen, those at the national level are selected by a team led by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, party sources say.

Monday, November 28, 2011 11:20:17 AM

Parliament adjourned over FDI in retail
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Monday adjourned till noon over the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail.

Monday, November 28, 2011 11:15:52 AM

Congress finds no ward to field sitting Chandigarh mayor
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Ironic as it may sound, the sitting mayor of Chandigarh has not been able to find favour with the ruling Congress party to get himself a ward to contest next month's municipal corporation election in the city.

Monday, November 28, 2011 10:03:31 AM

PM to visit blockade-hit Manipur
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit blockade-hit Manipur Dec 3 to attend a series of programmes and address a public gathering, an official said here Monday.

Monday, November 28, 2011 9:52:24 AM

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