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About Dinsha Patel

Dinsha Patel is a Congress Politician from Gujarat. He served as the Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas. He lost to Narendra Modi from the Maninagar Assembly constituency by 87,000 votes in the 2007 Elections. On March 9, 2009, the Congress has selected Patel to contest from Kheda Lok Sabha Constituency.

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Coal scam: 'Draft reports are never raised in Parliament', says Shukla
With proceedings in both Houses of Parliament being adjourned for some time on Thursday following opposition pressure over a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on coal block allocation that reported a loss of nearly 11 lakh crores, Congress lawmaker Rajiv Shukla defended the government, saying that draft reports are never raised in Parliament, as it was wrong convention.

Vilasrao Deshmukh, prominent lawmakers call for UN Parliamentary Assembly
Nearly 40 sitting members of parliament from India, cutting across party lines, support an appeal addressed to the UN and the governments of its member states "to establish a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations."

Keeping assembly polls in mind, Manmohan Singh reshuffles UPA II Cabinet
Keeping in mind that assembly elections are to be held in the key states of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday, reshuffled and reconstituted his cabinet for the first time since the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) began its second consecutive tenure in government in May 2009.

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