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MDT/PTI 28 September 2012
The NCP legislature party has already appealed to Ajit Pawar to withdraw his resignation, sent to the state chief minister on Tuesday, after an expose in a section of the media on alleged irregularities in the irrigation department Mumbai: The crisis in Maharashtra government after...

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MDT/PTI 27 September 2012
The party chief will attend a meeting of the NCP legislature party at 4pm on Friday and is expected to announce his final decision on Ajit Pawar's resignation Mumbai: The exit of Ajit Pawar from the Maharashtra government on Thursday appeared certain with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)...

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MDT/PTI 26 September 2012
Following the so-called political crisis in Maharashtra, Sharad Pawar made it clear that his party would remain partner with Congress, even as party MLAs unanimously passed a resolution asking Ajit Pawar to call back his resignation as deputy chief minister   Kolkata/Mumbai: Sharad...

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Moneylife Digital Team 25 September 2012
With Ajit Pawar’s resignation, the first wicket is down in Maharashtra’s ruling coalition amidst allegations of a huge scam of Rs72,000 crore in the irrigation department. But what about other scandal-hit leaders like Patel, Bhujbal and Tatkare? Following allegations of a Rs72,000 crore...

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MDT/PTI 25 September 2012
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, while slamming BJP for playing 'negative' politics, said reforms in the economy are very necessary and the UPA government has started moving in this direction New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday fully endorsed new economic reform measures of the United...

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MDT/PTI 24 September 2012
The Congress president also had a meeting with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan whose name is doing the rounds for a Cabinet berth at the Centre, along with Narayan Rane and some others   New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday held parleys with some union...

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MG Warrier MG Warrier 22 September 2012
Does money grow on trees or does it grow underground? Who has the answer to that question? Let us congratulate our prime minister for speaking out his mind. It is difficult to counter Dr Manmohan Singh’s observations on the need for harder decisions or for that matter about the urgency...

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Moneylife Digital Team 22 September 2012
Manmohan Singh’s televised address is being criticised by his political rivals, including Mamata Banerjee. Several economists and political analysts, while welcoming the reforms announced by the UPA government said they should have happened much earlier Warning against the country...

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MDT/PTI 21 September 2012
Six ministers from Trinamool congress submitted their resignation to the PM. This means the UPA government has to look out for new Railway minister for the third time in the year   New Delhi: Six Ministers belonging to Trinamool Congress on Friday submitted their resignations to Prime...

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MDT/PTI 20 September 2012
After Trinamool's withdrawal of support, the UPA government's support in Lok Sabha will come down to 254 from 273 and it will have to heavily dependent on Samajwadi Party and BSP for majority in the House New Delhi/Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TC) is all set to break its ties with the...

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MDT/PTI 18 September 2012
Anna Hazare said even if he did not enter in to electoral politics, there is a need to determine the direction of his movement and send good people to Parliament   Pune: Affirming his views on not forming a political party, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said floating a...

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MDT/PTI 18 September 2012
BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has alleged that Chhagan Bhujbal, the PWD minister, has misused his official position to award contracts for the Maharashtra Sadan building in Delhi to firms owned by his relatives Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has given its consent to the Anti-Corruption...

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MDT/PTI 17 September 2012
Narendra Modi, once again targeting the Gandhi family over the foreign origin of Sonia Gandhi, said her son Rahul is not a national leader but an international leader and he can contest elections in India as well as in Italy   Rajkot/Patna: Taunted by Congress that Rahul Gandhi had a...

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MDT/PTI 13 September 2012
Dr Subramanian Swamy claimed it is difficult and un-reliable to re-count votes using EVMs and cited the re-counting of votes in the Sivaganga parliamentary constituency, represented by Finance Minister P Chidamabaram, which he had won allegedly under controversial circumstances New...

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MDT/PTI 10 September 2012
According to a study, over the past seven years, while Congress earned Rs2,008 mostly from 'selling coupons', major part of BJP's Rs994 crore income came through donations from corporates and trusts owned by major companies   New Delhi: Political parties in India have 'earned' a...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
The Opposition chose not to take advantage of the subtle institutional practices dealing with the reports of CAG and insisted on disrupting Parliament, accused the Prime Minister   New Delhi: As turmoil-ridden monsoon session of Indian Parliament ended, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
“This session is likely to be remembered for the work that was not done,” observed Rajya Sabha (Upper House) chairman Hamid Ansari while adjourning the House sine die   New Delhi: The turmoil-ridden Monsoon Session of Indian Parliament came to an end after most of its sittings were...

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MDT/PTI 07 September 2012
The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament chaired by BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has decided to examine the government auditor's report on coal block allocations, along with three other latest reports of the CAG   New Delhi: Amid furore over coal blocks allocation, the...

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MDT/PTI 05 September 2012
As Agrawal from SP and Karimpuri of the BSP pushed each other in the aisle in the presence of the Prime Minister, other members looked stunned   New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between members of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan...

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MDT/PTI 04 September 2012
As just three days remained for the Monsoon Session to conclude, there was little hope of normalcy returning with stalemate persisting in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the wake of the CAG report   New Delhi: With the logjam over coal block allocations refusing to die down, Parliament...

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