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No debate, no din as Rajya Sabha passes SC/ST Bill within minutes
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No debate, no din as Rajya Sabha passes SC/ST Bill within minutes

After days of adjournments, the Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the crucial SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill along with two bills on supplementary demands for 2015-16, within minutes without any debate.

Govt orchestrated high drama in RS: Team Anna
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Govt orchestrated high drama in RS: Team Anna

Team Anna alleged today that had the government agreed upon three key amendments, the bill would have passed in the Rajya Sabha.

Congress puts Lokpal ball in Opposition's court
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Congress puts Lokpal ball in Opposition's court

The Congress party said that the Opposition should come out with a clear intent to pass the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha.

Bills on judiciary may be delayed further
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Bills on judiciary may be delayed further

The House was adjourned after BJP members created furore.

Lokpal blame game: Sonia, Rahul target BJP
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Lokpal blame game: Sonia, Rahul target BJP

The BJP hit back at the accusation by the Congress leadership, saying the government stood exposed by not being able to mobilise the required numbers.

Team Anna rejects Lokpal, says rule of 'high-command' will go
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Team Anna rejects Lokpal, says rule of 'high-command' will go

The government has gone back on its promise of giving a strong anti-corruption bill, says Arvind Kejriwal.

 Khurshid moves judges bill, Opposition demands withdrawal
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Khurshid moves judges bill, Opposition demands withdrawal

The Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill, 2010, which was introduced in December 2010 has now been brought with fresh amendments.

PM’s statement in Lok Sabha on Lokpal
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PM’s statement in Lok Sabha on Lokpal

The government has taken decisive steps like no other on corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.

Corruption will decrease only if the corrupt go to prison: Anna
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Corruption will decrease only if the corrupt go to prison: Anna

The Gandhian left the topic of quotas in Lokpal to the wisdom of Parliament.

Bring CBI under Lokpal: Mayawati to Centre
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Bring CBI under Lokpal: Mayawati to Centre

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister also wants group C and D employees of the Central government under Lokpal.

Lalu forces adjournment over exclusion of minorities in Lokpal
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Lalu forces adjournment over exclusion of minorities in Lokpal

RJD, SP, BSP and AIMIM members protested and forced an adjournment following exclusion of minorities from the anti-graft bench of the proposed ombudsman.

Anna's dilemma: Delhi's winter vs Mumbai's rent
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Anna's dilemma: Delhi's winter vs Mumbai's rent

Team Anna is unhappy with paying hefty rent for using MMRDA grounds in Mumbai, it's demanding a concession and also looking at other venues in the city.

New Lokpal Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha tomorrow
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New Lokpal Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha tomorrow

A new Lokpal Bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha tomorrow and the existing one withdrawn the congress has informed the BJP.

CBI out of Lokpal's ambit; Team Anna irked
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CBI out of Lokpal's ambit; Team Anna irked

The government has finalised its version of the Lokpal bill and will table it later this week. Early reports of its contents have been rejected by Team Anna.

Uproar in Parliament over Chidambaram; BJP disrupts proceedings
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Uproar in Parliament over Chidambaram; BJP disrupts proceedings

The BJP moved a privilege motion against Home Minister P Chidambaram today for speaking to the media outside the Parliament when it was in session.

Cabinet to decide on Lokpal, extension of winter session today
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Cabinet to decide on Lokpal, extension of winter session today

There are speculations that the Parliament may extend the winter session from December 27-29

Govt working day and night to pass Lokpal in this session: PM
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Govt working day and night to pass Lokpal in this session: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government is working "day and night" to give shape to the Lokpal Bill.

Cabinet meets on Sunday to attempt tabling Lokpal on Tuesday
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Cabinet meets on Sunday to attempt tabling Lokpal on Tuesday

The Cabinet will meet on Sunday to discuss and possibly amend the Lokpal bill to reach a consensus on the issue so that it can be tabled in the Parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament adjourned for 2nd day over Chidu's misuse of office
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Parliament adjourned for 2nd day over Chidu's misuse of office

Both the houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day after the Opposition disrupted the proceedings demanding Home Minister P Chidambaram's resignation.

Opposition in U turn: asks govt not to pass lokpal 'in haste'
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Opposition in U turn: asks govt not to pass lokpal 'in haste'

The government has been advised by the opposition to exercise caution and not to pass the Lokpal in haste as it will have long term repercussions.