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Assembly adjourned over free homes for mill workers
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly was Thursday adjourned thrice over the issue of free houses for mill workers and finally adjourned for the day without transacting any business as the opposition created a ruckus during the proceedings.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 6:21:38 PM

Cabinet clears draft Lokpal bill; angry Team Anna protests
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the draft of an anti-corruption Lokpal bill, to be introduced in the monsoon session of parliament, that does not include the prime minister, judiciary or the conduct of MPs inside the house in its purview and has left the civil society members deeply disappointed.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:59:00 PM

It's a sarkari Lokpal: Prashant Bhusan
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Visibly upset members of the civil society Thursday described the draft Lokpal bill approved by the cabinet as a 'sarkari (government) bill and a 'cruel joke' on the people of the country.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:38:09 PM

Yeddyurappa will resign, says Karnataka BJP chief
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will resign soon as directed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership, the party's state unit president K.S. Eshwarappa said Thursday.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:31:41 PM

Trinamool indulging in 'partycracy': Left Front
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Having faced the ire of opponents for most part of its 34-year rule for establishing 'partycracy', West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Thursday brought the same charge against the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:15:07 PM

Government has cheated over Lokpal bill: Anna Hazare
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Thursday accused the government of cheating him and the entire nation by clearing the draft of the Lokpal bill that excludes the clauses the civil society has been fighting for.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:03:13 PM

'What's the big fuss over Khar's fashion?'
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) She is rich, stylish, and travels the world - so what's the big deal about Pakistan's youngest and first female foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar's Birkin bag, Roberto Cavalli shades and Jimmy Choo heels that were on view during her visit here, ask Indian and Pakistani designers.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 5:02:54 PM

Uddhav, Raj part soon after joining mill workers' cause
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Estranged cousins, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday came together for a protest march in support of displaced mill workers, but did not share the dias.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:57:59 PM

Left may raise law and order issue at Bengal meeting
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Thursday said its representatives may raise the law and order issue at the all-party meeting called by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Aug 3 to discuss matters like renaming of the state.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:47:17 PM

Cabinet approves draft Lokpal bill, PM out of ambit
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the draft of an anti-corruption Lokpal bill - to be introduced in the monsoon session of parliament from Aug 1 - that does not include the prime minister, judiciary or the conduct of MPs inside the house.

Thursday, July 28, 2011 4:46:38 PM

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