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  • Porngate scandal: All Cong MLAs suspended from Guj Assembly Mar 22, 2012 06:00 PM IST

    Porngate scandal: All Cong MLAs suspended from Guj Assembly

    All the Congress MLAs were today suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for disrupting the House, seeking dismissal of two BJP MLAs accused of watching obscene video clips during the proceedings.

  • NCP joins hand with BJP in Vidarbha to keep Congress away Mar 22, 2012 02:36 PM IST

    NCP joins hand with BJP in Vidarbha to keep Congress away

    In a game of political oneupmanship, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands with BJP to keep Congress away from power in Zilla Parishads in Vidarbha region.

  • Congress candidate Abdul Mannan withdraws from RS poll Mar 22, 2012 02:00 PM IST

    Congress candidate Abdul Mannan withdraws from RS poll

    Congress candidate Abdul Mannan today withdrew his candidature for the Rajya Sabha election from West Bengal following instruction by the party high command.

  • Food Bill not a political tool to win elections: Thomas Mar 22, 2012 02:00 PM IST

    Food Bill not a political tool to win elections: Thomas

    Confident of getting support of all sections of Parliament on Food Security Bill, Food Minister K V Thomas today said it is not a political tool which will be used by Congress to win 2014 general elections.

  • 'Lack of ally support to weigh on govt decisions' Mar 22, 2012 12:16 PM IST

    'Lack of ally support to weigh on govt decisions'

    Editor of the Business Standard AK Bhattacharya believes that the ability of the government to make tough policy decisions will be hit due to the lack of ally support.

  • Budget 2012 takes the 'p#*s' out of industry Mar 17, 2012 12:13 PM IST

    Budget 2012 takes the 'p#*s' out of industry

    Anybody that says the Budget was a non-event hasn't read it all. Nor have I. But I've read enough to know it is a significant event! A very significant event!!

  • Budget 2012: SP says it will continue to support govt even if TMC quits Mar 16, 2012 03:36 PM IST

    Budget 2012: SP says it will continue to support govt even if TMC quits

    With Trinamool Congress turning on the heat on the issue of rail fare hike, Samajwadi Party today offered solace to the Congress, saying its outside support to the coalition will continue.

  • Gujarat Govt gave land to Ford India at low price: Congress Mar 16, 2012 02:00 PM IST

    Gujarat Govt gave land to Ford India at low price: Congress

    The opposition Congress today alleged in the Gujarat Assembly that Narendra Modi government favoured the carmaker Ford India unduly by giving it land at a throw-away price in Sanand.

  • Maha: Opp disrupts proceedings in Assembly on statue issue Mar 16, 2012 01:56 PM IST

    Maha: Opp disrupts proceedings in Assembly on statue issue

    The opposition today disrupted the proceedings in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, demanding installation of a statue of Shivaji off Mumbai coast as per the original plans.

  • Rupee rises on inflows, better risk hunger Mar 16, 2012 09:12 AM IST

    Rupee rises on inflows, better risk hunger

    The rupee rose early on Friday as capital flows into local stocks are seen strong due to improved risk appetite following a fresh batch of strong US economic data.

  • Budget 2012: Trivedi must stay till Budget session: Congress tell Mamata Mar 15, 2012 07:22 PM IST

    Budget 2012: Trivedi must stay till Budget session: Congress tell Mamata

    The Congress seems to be hardening its stand on Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's diktat to remove Dinesh Trivedi as the Railway Minister.

  • UPA in new crisis after Trivedi's rail fare hike move Mar 15, 2012 12:02 PM IST

    UPA in new crisis after Trivedi's rail fare hike move

    Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi looked set to quit on Thursday after a storm broke out over his move to raise passenger fares, underscoring the government's inability to take unpopular policy steps amid growing speculation the ruling coalition could break up.

  • Rail Budget 2012-13: Govt bucks populist trend to raise fares Mar 15, 2012 09:52 AM IST

    Rail Budget 2012-13: Govt bucks populist trend to raise fares

    The government will raise railway passenger fares for the first time in eight years, snapping a populist trend to help mend the finances of a creaking network that is a bottleneck for growth in Asia's third-largest economy.

  • Rail Budget: Dinesh Trivedi resigns, future of Rail Budget in doubt Mar 15, 2012 09:08 AM IST

    Rail Budget: Dinesh Trivedi resigns, future of Rail Budget in doubt

    Manmohan Singh has already agreed to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's demand to replace Dinesh Trivedi as the Railway Minister.

  • RBI credit policy: Central bank stuck in damage control mode Mar 14, 2012 12:52 PM IST

    RBI credit policy: Central bank stuck in damage control mode

    Over the past two years, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was raising rates in a futile effort to contain stubborn inflation, as the government fumbled on fixing decrepit infrastructure and other supply bottlenecks in the economy.

  • Trinamool ministers skip PM's dinner meet Mar 13, 2012 11:12 PM IST

    Trinamool ministers skip PM's dinner meet

    Amidst talks of the possibility of mid-term elections, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday once again snubbed the Congress as none of its ministers attended the UPA allies dinner hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence.

  • Doors open for all possibilities: BJP Mar 13, 2012 03:00 PM IST

    Doors open for all possibilities: BJP

    Amid factional feud in Congress over the chief ministerial candidate in Uttarakhand, BJP today said it has kept its "doors open for all kinds of future possibilities" and is in touch with some Congress, BSP and Independent leaders.

  • No plans to bring down UPA govt: Akhilesh Mar 13, 2012 01:00 PM IST

    No plans to bring down UPA govt: Akhilesh

    Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav today said his party has no plans to bring down the UPA government at the Centre and that his party's support to the Congress-led dispensation will continue.

  • Sulking Union minister Harish Rawat resigns Mar 13, 2012 11:36 AM IST

    Sulking Union minister Harish Rawat resigns

    Union minister Harish Rawat, who lost in the race for Uttarakhand Chief Ministership, is sulking and said to have resigned from the Union government. Rawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Parliamentary Affairs, sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress sources said.

  • Vijay Bahuguna to be the new Uttarkhand Chief Minister Mar 12, 2012 09:20 PM IST

    Vijay Bahuguna to be the new Uttarkhand Chief Minister

    Uttarakhand general secretary in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that Vijay Bahuguna will be the new Chief Minister of the state.

  • Budget 2012: Congress woos SP, BSP; PM invites allies for dinner on Tues Mar 12, 2012 07:32 PM IST

    Budget 2012: Congress woos SP, BSP; PM invites allies for dinner on Tues

    Amidst talks of several parties trying to constitute the Third Front and the possibility of mid-term elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited all the allies to attend a dinner on Tuesday evening.

  • Congress asks Mamata not to cross 'Laxman rekha' Mar 11, 2012 02:53 PM IST

    Congress asks Mamata not to cross 'Laxman rekha'

    With Mamata Banerjee deciding to attend the swearing-in of Punjab chief minister this week, Congress on Sunday virtually told her not to cross the 'Laxman rekha' of 'coalition dharma'.

  • In India, Gandhi dynasty's tryst with decline Mar 11, 2012 11:36 AM IST

    In India, Gandhi dynasty's tryst with decline

    Rahul Gandhi slept under the stars in rural India, he shared simple meals of lentil curry and bread with poor villagers, and he was even arrested for joining farmers in a land protest.

  • Cong to stake claim to form govt in Uttarakhand Mar 09, 2012 12:12 PM IST

    Cong to stake claim to form govt in Uttarakhand

    Congress today said its top state leaders would meet the Uttarakhand Governor and stake claim to form a new government even as the BSP, which also holds key to government formation, kept its cards close to its chest.

  • Poll results won't hurt UPA: Sonia Gandhi Mar 07, 2012 07:39 PM IST

    Poll results won't hurt UPA: Sonia Gandhi

    A day after the poor performance of the Congress in the assembly elections in four out of the five states that went to polls this year, party president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday conceded defeat saying that they got less support than expected.

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