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Manmohan Singh signs off with a prayer
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, among the first MPs to arrive in Parliament on Monday, flashed the victory sign to journalists thronging the entrance to the House. Once the proceedings began, he moved the confidence motion, ...
Disinformation campaign: BJP
NEW DELHI: Persistent reports circulating throughout the day in Parliament House, that the Bharatiya Janata Party will look the other way or condone absenteeism of its MPs on Tuesday when votes are to be cast to decide the fate of the Manmohan ...
Two days enough for debate: Somnath
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s deputy leader in the Lok Sabha, V.K. Malhotra, suggested on Monday morning — just before the debate on the trust vote in the House — the “extension” of the debate by one ...
India hopes to get support at IAEA, NSG
NEW DELHI: Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon said though some countries had reservations about the India-U.S. nuclear deal, India was hopeful of their coming around to support India’s case at the International Atomic Energy Agency ...
SP, BSP clash
NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha witnessed some uproarious scenes on Monday — the first day of the two-day special session to discuss the confidence motion moved by the government — when members of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the ...
TDP president confident
NEW DELHI: Telugu Desam Party president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday met Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and general secretaries of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India Prakash Karat and A.B. Bardhan at ...
Dissolve Parliament, Jethmalani urges President
New Delhi: Expressing concern over the present state of affairs and the conduct of certain members of Parliament, the former Union Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani, has asked President Pratibha Patil to dissolve Parliament and order fresh ...
Both sides are evenly poised
NEW DELHI: At the close of the first day of the trust vote discussion in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the government and the Opposition appeared evenly poised, with both sides having 267 members each in their kitty. Though the ruling ...
Akalis, JD(U) to vote against government
Pakistan takes exception to Narayanan’s comments
New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday took exception to comments by National security Adviser M.K. Narayanan that ISI was involved in the attack on Indian embassy in Kabul, saying the “blame-game” should be avoided. It brought ...
It is all about Mayawati phenomenon
NEW DELHI: The buzz in Parliament, as the government and the Opposition debated the confidence motion moved by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was around one formidable figure — Mayawati. Some talked about her with admiration and others, ...
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