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Seemandhara MPs send no-trust notice to Speaker

Tuesday 10 December '13

Of the 13 Lok Sabha MPs, six belong to Congress, four to TDP.
Despite good show, BJP may find hard to get allies

Monday 9 December '13

The AIADMK chief, according to sources, is wary of a tie-up with the BJP for the fear of losing minority votes to the rival DMK.
14 parties come together on stage to signal they are anti-Modi, sort of

Thursday 31 October '13

The grouping also had many potential prime ministerial candidates and their own agendas.
Gadkari: Draupadi had 5 husbands, BJP has 105

Thursday 24 October '13

A hundred per cent consensus is not possible.
Telecom scam: Chacko's JPC maths

Saturday 7 September '13

The 30-member committee has not met since February 12.
Unruly Andhra MPs back, Speaker’s hands tied this time

Saturday 31 August '13

The House witnessed four adjournments before the Chair called it a day at 3 pm.
Wary of Modi but Sena to stick to BJP’s PM choice

Saturday 20 July '13

The Shiv Sena has been and would continue to be an ally of the BJP
Uddhav Thackeray in Delhi, set to meet L K Advani

Friday 19 July '13

Sena is known to have reservations about projecting Narendra Modi as NDA's PM candidate.
Ahead of fodder scam verdict, Lalu draws contingency plan

Friday 5 July '13

Faced with an impending judgment in a fodder scam case 10 days from now — on July 15 — Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad
House panel talks disaster management system, picks major holes

Tuesday 2 July '13

In the wake of the devastation in Uttarakhand, the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament Monday discussed a
L K Advani: Organiser to primary member

Tuesday 11 June '13

He charted the BJP's growth from bit player to ruling party.
Ex-Fernandes aides to launch new outfit

Tuesday 4 June '13

Eye on Bihar, ex-MPs Upendra Kushwaha, Brahmanand Mandal among those backing the idea
Over 2 months after House motion, JPC yet to be set up

Monday 20 May '13

Parliamentary Affairs minister Kamal Nath never moved a motion in LS concurring with RS resolution
Getting wires crossed

Monday 20 May '13

How roles reversed in the two parliamentary committees that took up the 2G spectrum scam, and how the draft report of each differed from the other in its findings
House awards function likely to be deferred

Monday 6 May '13

Thanks to the current parliamentary logjam, a function for conferring the Best Parliamentarian Awards for 2010, 2011 and 2012
Oppn rejects draft, Chacko reluctant to call meeting of JPC

Thursday 2 May '13

Unsure of the numbers on his side, Joint Parliamentary Committee Chairman P C Chacko is reluctant to convene a meeting of the panel
Truce brokered, BJP will allow Finance Bill to pass today

Tuesday 30 April '13

The government had earlier planned passage of the Finance Bill for May 6
Short of majority, Congress may invoke rules at JPC meet

Wednesday 24 April '13

Rule 262 may help ruling party to foil Opposition's game plan.
Damned by JPC, Raja hits back: 'Did everything in consultation with the PM'

Saturday 20 April '13

He said he would send a detailed note to the JPC explaining his position


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