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Lokpal fiasco triggers all out war between govt, oppn

A political war broke out between government and Opposition today over Rajya Sabha's failure to pass Lokpal Bill on Thursday, with both sides accusing each of carrying out "well choreographed" chaos to scuttle it.

Lokpal fiasco triggers all out war between govt, oppn

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A political war broke out between government and Opposition today over Rajya Sabha's failure to pass Lokpal Bill yesterday, with both sides accusing each other of carrying out 'well choreographed' cha

187 amendments played spoiler to Lokpal bill: Government

The government on Friday shifted the entire blame for the Lokpal fiasco on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition with ‘an understanding with some other parties’ devised a strategy of

Rajya Sabha disrupted, adjourned for 15 minutes

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for 15 minutes on Thursday night following opposition protests when Minister of State V. Narayanasamy was making an aggressive speech during the Lokpal debate.

Soon afte

Lokpal bill gets wobbly in Rajya Sabha

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Two days after the Lok Sabha passed it, the much-awaited Lokpal bill appeared to have hit a political roadblock in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday as MPs furiously debated its pros and cons.

As the day-l

Government has lost right to continue, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has lost its right to continue in office after it did not not agree to the opposition's demand for vo

Anna Hazare ends fast, to campaign in five poll-bound states

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Defeated by Parliament, deserted by people and discouraged by deteriorating health, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare called off his fast on Wednesday and withdrew the call for jail bharo.

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Lokpal Bill up for debate in Rajya Sabha

The government today tabled the anti-graft Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, which had to be adjourned briefly as the Opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh being present in the House.

Team Anna to meet at Relegan Siddhi soon

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Anna Hazare left for his home Ralegan Siddhi on thursday, a day after he broke his fast to press for a strong Lokpal.

The anti-corruption crusader had called off his fast Wednesday due to bad health

Lokpal Bill in RS; Oppn finds faults

Moving a step further towards enactment of a historic law for setting up Lokpal, government today tabled a bill to this effect in the Rajya Sabha, but it was rejected by the Opposition as 'constitutio

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