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Amended Land Acquisition Bill passed by Parliament

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New Delhi: The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill was on Thursday one step short of becoming a law with Parliament giving its approval to it.
Lok Sabha passed the amended version of the legislation,

Land Acquisition Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The historic Land Acquisition Bill on Wednesday moved another step closer to becoming a law with Rajya Sabha approving the legislation which seeks to provide fair and just compensation to

Cong, BJP join hands to pass Pension Bill in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi: A key economic reforms legislation, the Pension Bill, that provides for investment of funds in equity market and opens the sector to at least 26 per cent FDI was on Wednesday passed by the

BJP snubs Manmohan's offer, says coal files are stolen, demands FIR

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's dinner diplomacy late last night failed on Wednesday when the BJP gave a snub by raising the stink over the missing coal files.
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PM meets BJP leaders, bid to end Parliament standoff fails

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's efforts to reach out to BJP to end the parliamentary stand-off over the missing coal files issue failed on Tuesday night with BJP not giving him any assuran

Congress to test poll aspirants


New Delhi: Following Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s model of choosing officials of the Youth Congress and NSUI, the party has decided to test the knowledge of poll ticket aspirants before nom

Telangana, Re fall issues rocks Lok Sabha again


New Delhi: Telangana issue was back with a bang in Lok Sabha on Friday with TDP members returning after five days' suspension to stall the proceedings.
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Reduce our appetite for gold: PM


New Delhi: Under attack in Parliament over the sliding rupee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a statement on India's economic condition in Lok Sabha on Friday. 
Highlights of his speech: 

Food bill crushes rupee


New Delhi/Mumbai: The rupee hit an all-time low, plunging to 66.24 to the dollar, and the BSE Sensex slumped 590 points on worries about the impact of the Rs 1.35-trillion food security bill that the

Onus on Cong to remove hunger, says BJP after Food Bill nod

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New Delhi: A day after the much-touted Food Bill was passed by Lok Sabha, main opposition BJP on Tuesday said the onus will be on Congress to remove malnutrition and hunger from the country as it has

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