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lokpal bill listed to be tabled in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The long-discussed lokpal bill is likely to be tabled Monday in the Rajya Sabha as it is listed in the scheduled business for the day, but the government came in for flak from Team Anna for rushing the legislation merely to fulfill a formality.

Monday, May 21, 2012 2:21:46 PM

lokpal bill listed to be tabled Monday
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The lokpal bill is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha Monday as it is listed in the scheduled business for the day.

Monday, May 21, 2012 1:30:42 PM

BSP-SP ''war'' set to get shriller in times to come
lucknow, May 21 (IANS) When Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati two days back made a scathing attack on the Samajwadi party (SP) government, little did Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav know that his predecessor sitting in the cool confines of a luxury hotel in New Delhi was adding heat to the already scorching summer in the state.

Monday, May 21, 2012 12:45:52 PM

''Hope lokpal bill taken for discussion in Rajya Sabha''
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With just two days left for the budget session of parliament to end, Union law Minister Salman Khursheed Monday said he hoped the lokpal bill would be taken up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing session.

Monday, May 21, 2012 12:17:01 PM

Naveen Patnaik to leave for Britain Tuesday
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday begins an eight-day trip to Britain, his first visit to a foreign country since he took over 12 years ago, an official said.

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:01:32 AM

Homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The nation Monday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed on this day 21 years ago in a suicide bomb attack by liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (lTTE) during an election rally at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

Monday, May 21, 2012 10:55:52 AM

Survey shows UPA losing sheen
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) After eight years in power, the prospects of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) seem to be going down against the rising graph of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), an ABP News-Nielsen survey said Sunday.

Sunday, May 20, 2012 10:19:52 PM

Achuthanandan seeks Vijayan''s removal from CPI-M post
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has asked the party''s national leadership to remove his rival Pinarayi Vijayan as state secretary.

Sunday, May 20, 2012 7:19:12 PM

Mamata government''s ad blitz on anniversary
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal''s Mamata Banerjee government marked its one year in office Sunday with an advertisement blitzkrieg in local and national dailies.

Sunday, May 20, 2012 6:54:52 PM

Presidential poll: Jayalalithaa garners support for Sangma
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been speaking to leaders of various national and regional parties seeking their support for P.A. Sangma''s candidature for the post of president, her party said Sunday.

Sunday, May 20, 2012 5:53:42 PM

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