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House adjourned over reports that Chidu abused office
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House adjourned over reports that Chidu abused office

Both the houses of the Parliament were adjourned today after the opposition demanded Chidambaram's resignation following a report that he had quashed three FIR's against a former client.

Extend Winter Session if needed to pass Lokpal bill: Hazare
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Extend Winter Session if needed to pass Lokpal bill: Hazare

The Gandhian has threatened to go on an indefinite fast if Lokpal is not passed in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.

Neo-liberal approach funnelling black money: CPM
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Neo-liberal approach funnelling black money: CPM

The CPM leader also questioned the Rs 2.62 lakh crore foreign direct investment since 2001 till date from a small nation like Mauritius.

Declare names of account holders before Assange does: Advani
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Declare names of account holders before Assange does: Advani

The veteran BJP leader said that with rampant corruption, development will reach a dead end.

No fear of Chinese attack: PM
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No fear of Chinese attack: PM

Despite a lukewarm progress in talks, India does not foresee a military conflict with China.

Sonia's dream bill — food security, up for debate today
India

Sonia's dream bill — food security, up for debate today

In what appears to be a busy day in Parliament, the food security bill, whistleblowers bill and judicial accountability bill will be up for discussion in the House.

BJP rejects Mukherjee's reply on inflation, stages walk-out
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BJP rejects Mukherjee's reply on inflation, stages walk-out

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee addresses the Lok Sabha on price rise.

UPA failed to meet expectations, but cannot be blamed for price rise: Pranab
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UPA failed to meet expectations, but cannot be blamed for price rise: Pranab

Pranb Mukherjee lashes out at the Opposition for failing to see the bigger picture behind inflation and blindly disrupting the house for petty political gains.

Address price rise instead of hiding behind statistics: Sushma
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Address price rise instead of hiding behind statistics: Sushma

In a hard hitting speech, the leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha said that the government was hiding between statistics and jargon instead of addressing the real issues of price rise and poverty.

FDI held back to avoid mid-term poll: Congress
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FDI held back to avoid mid-term poll: Congress

The Finance Minister today told Congress MPs that the government's decision to hold-back FDI in retail was agreed upon to avoid a mid-term poll.

Defensive Mukherjee says basics of Indian economy still strong
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Defensive Mukherjee says basics of Indian economy still strong

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the road ahead for the Indian economy is tough but not impossible to tread on.

Winter Session: Question Hour tackles Indians abroad, greenfield airports
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Winter Session: Question Hour tackles Indians abroad, greenfield airports

Parliament today completed its first Question Hour without any significant hindrances from any corner.

FDI breakthrough? Pranab speaks to Sushma, Yechury
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FDI breakthrough? Pranab speaks to Sushma, Yechury

The Finance Minister today spoke to Leader of Opposition on the Lok Sabha and is said to have conveyed government's decision to put FDI in retail on hold till a consensus is reached among all the political parties.

Deadlock over FDI continues, House adjourned till Wednesday
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Deadlock over FDI continues, House adjourned till Wednesday

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned minutes after they met for the day.

Logjam continues in the Parliament, Congress crunching numbers
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Logjam continues in the Parliament, Congress crunching numbers

Day eight of the Winter Session saw no legislative activities being conducted. After the Congress agreed to an adjournment over FDI, BJP dismissed the call demanding a complete rollback on the decision.

MM Joshi slams Congress, says FDI will only benefit US and Europe
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MM Joshi slams Congress, says FDI will only benefit US and Europe

Slamming the Congress-led UPA government of misleading the people of the country, BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi today said that the Congress was compromising the nation's interests to boost US and European economies.

Congress ponders ways to convince allies, Opposition on FDI
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Congress ponders ways to convince allies, Opposition on FDI

The Congress Core Committee met to discuss ways to come out of the current political crisis due to the new FDI in retail policy.

BJP had proposed 100% FDI in 2002: Report
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BJP had proposed 100% FDI in 2002: Report

The Indian Express reports today that the BJP-led NDA backed by the TMC and the DMK had supported a 100% FDI in retail.

It's FDI again. Parliament adjourned till Thursday
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It's FDI again. Parliament adjourned till Thursday

Before today's session, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee explained the nuances of FDI in retail and its impact on the economy to Congress MPs even as party president Sonia Gandhi gave the Congress Parliamentary Committee meeting a miss.

Logjam on FDI continues; Parliament stalled again
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Logjam on FDI continues; Parliament stalled again

The Parliament proceedings were obstructed today for the seventh day in a row by the Opposition over the issue of FDI in retail trade, with the government maintaining a firm stand on its decision.