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Last updated: Monday, August 03, 2015 10:28:06 PM

Was compelled to take stringent action: Speaker
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said she had to take stringent action against Congress members under compulsion as they did not adhere to her repeated warnings for observing rules in the house.

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:20:03 PM

Lok Sabha speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The parliament logjam took an ugly turn on Monday when Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 25 Congress MPs for five days for "willfully obstructing the business of the house".

Monday, August 03, 2015 5:02:09 PM

Child injured in Kolkata blast
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A three-year-old boy was injured after a crude bomb kept inside a box on the road here exploded on Monday, police said.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:50:03 PM

SC dismisses former Haryana CM plea
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and others, challenging the Delhi High Court verdict, upholding their conviction and sentencing in the 1999 JBT teachers' recruitment scam.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:46:09 PM

Lalit Modi row: Sushma Swaraj denies charges
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The logjam in the Rajya Sabha continued on Monday even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj denied the charge of helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi in securing travel documents from the British authorities.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:44:03 PM

Rabri Devi not to contest Bihar polls
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Monday said she will not contest the upcoming state assembly elections.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:34:05 PM

Louis Berger case: Former India head arrested for graft
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Louis Berger group's former vice president Satyakam Mohanty was arrested here on Monday by the Crime Branch for paying off Goa politicians and officials in 2010 while he was serving as the head of the international consultancy firm in India.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:30:04 PM

Congress must allow house to function: Jaitley
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said there were "various important issues to be discussed in parliament", and the Congress must allow the house to function.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:28:02 PM

Lok Sabha speaker suspends 25 Congress members (Lead, correcting figure)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended 25 Congress members for five days for "willfully obstructing the business of the house".

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:26:08 PM

Won't contest Bihar elections: Nitish
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he will not contest the upcoming state assembly elections.

Monday, August 03, 2015 4:24:03 PM

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