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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

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.
The BJP and other opposition

Rajya Sabha adjourned twice after uproar

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New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice during pre-noon sitting on Wednesday following uproar over demand for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's resignation, missing coal block allocation file

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

SC dismisses govt review petition on convicted politicians

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New Delhi: In a major blow to politicians and the Parliament, the Supreme Court today refused to review a judgement that banned convicted law makers from sitting in Parliament.
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PM speaks, says nothing to hide

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today read out a statement on the missing coal files in the Rajya Sabha but refused to entertain questions and went to the Lok Sabha to make a similar stateme

Landmark Food Security Bill gets Parliament nod

New Delhi: Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to

Arun Jaitley picks holes in Food Bill

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New Delhi: The much-touted Food Security Bill was taken up in Rajya Sabha, with opposition terming it as a 'gimmick' with an eye on elections and accusing government of violating constitutional norms

In no other country, do MPs shout PM chor hai: Manmohan attacks BJP in Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi: A combative Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday made a scathing attack on the BJP in the Rajya Sabha, accusing them of hurting investors' sentiment by repeatedly disrupting Parliament,

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