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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces 12th Five-Year plan
Prime Minister defends reforms including hike in diesel price and FDI in retail-brand and aviation

Mulayam Singh Yadav demands inquiry into coalgate scam
Opposition parties to stage dharna seeking normalcy of the house

BJP rejects Prime Minister's statement on the coal block allocation issue
Government says no need for a vote for confidence

Paswan to support UPA candidate for presidency
Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan has said his party would support any candidate backed by the ruling Congress party.

History of parliament is the history of 'national movement': Gurudas Dasgupta
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Sunday said the history of parliament is the history of the national movement.

Meira Kumar hails Sachin's nomination to Rajya Sabha
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday hailed the proposal to nominate Sachin Tendulkar to Rajya Sabha.

RS polls money seizure a shocker for entire nation, says CEC Quraishi
Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi on Saturday said that the large amount of money seized in Jharkhand during the Rajya Sabha polls was a shocker for the entire nation.

MPs slam Kejriwal for demanding cases against 14 ministers
Cutting across party lines, Members of Parliament on Monday criticized Team Anna, and especially Right to Information (RTI) activist Arvind Kejriwal, for demanding the filing of criminal cases against 14 Cabinet Ministers.

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.

Pranab Mukherjee asks opposition not to behave like "petulant children"
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that the Railway Budget for 2012-13 was now the property of the House, and vociferously told the opposition not to behave like "petulant children" in the matter concerning the reported resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi.

Is Trivedi the country's railway minister or not, asks opposition
Opposition parties on Thursday asked the UPA-II Government to clarify if Dinesh Trivedi continues to be the country's Railway Minister.

Dasgupta says Anna wants to be second Mahatma Gandhi
Asserting that sovereignty of Parliament can never be surrendered before the 'social activists', Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday hit out at veteran social activist Anna Hazare's demands over the Lokpal Bill, and said that the latter was trying to portray himself as the next Mahatma Gandhi.

Consensus eludes on final shape of Lokpal Bill
The all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last night could not reach consensus on Lokpal Bill and leaders of various political parties said there were divergences of views on the final shape of the bill.

Trinamool Congress hails government's decision to suspend FDI in retail
Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday hailed the government's decision to suspend Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail until a consensus could be reached amongst all political parties and state chief ministers.

BJP slams Chinese assertion on Dalai Lama, asks MEA to take apt action
Criticising China for its latest remarks on Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, following his recent participation at a Buddhist conference in New Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday asked the Ministry of External Affairs to take action on the assertion made by Beijing.

Government bypassed parliament over FDI in retail sector, alleges opposition
Accusing the Central Government of bypassing parliament over foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector, the opposition alleged on Tuesday said that the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee failed to keep his word on the issue.

Opposition ups the ante on FDI in retail, asks Centre to revoke decision
The deadlock over the 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail continued in the Parliament on Tuesday with a united opposition mounting pressure on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, asking it to revoke its decision.

Govt. in minority over FDI in multi-brand retail, says Gurudas Dasgupta
Demanding the Centre to revoke its decision of allowing 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Communist Party of India (CPI) lawmaker Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday said there is no point on discussing the issue in the Parliament because the government is in minority and facing stiff opposition from various political outfits.

Congress condemns attack on Pawar, raps up BJP for making provoking statements
Describing the attack on Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as most unfortunate, the Congress Party on Thursday said that was more unfortunate was the fact that a nationally recognised party like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) issuing statements through their spokesmen and leaders justifying the general public's anger and actions on issues such as inflation and black money etc.

Mukherjee 'hiding list of black money accounts: Gurudas Dasgupta
Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta has accused Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and the Congress Party of ' intentionally covering up' the list of 700 account holders in Swiss banks, which was given to India by the French government.

Trade unions to protest against inflation, court arrest on November 8
Emphasising that faulty economic policies of the government were responsible for the current shape of the economy, All-India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) general secretary and CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta has said all the eleven unions recognised by the Centre will participate in a "jail bharo" movement on November 8.

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