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Land Acquisition Bill passed in Lok Sabha, Congress stages walkout

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: A toned down version of the Land Acquisition Bill–with nine amendments but without  the consent or the social impact assessment clause – was passed by Lok Sabha today. There was furore over the ruling side’s reluctance to consider the Opposition stand especially on the question of social impact and the Bill

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PEB scam: Office of Governor comes under a cloud

Lalit Shastri Ram Naresh Yadav was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1977 to 1979.  He was formerly with Janata Party and later joined the Congress and was appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh in August 2011. As Yadav refused to hold the high moral ground and chose not to submit his papers when his name was dragged in the

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PEB scam: Congress demands MP Chief Minister’s resignation

Bhopal: Congress party today launched a frontal attack on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanded his immediate resignation accusing him and his family members of involvement in the massive State professional Examination Board scam. Th Chief Minister was prompt in rubbishing the charges leveled against him and his family. He said the

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Entry operators converting illegal cash into legitimate money: IT department slaps notices to AAP, Congress

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: Close on the heels of charges and allegations relating to donations received by Aam Aadmi Party, the Income Tax Department has initiated investigation into cheques issued by companies said to be acting as entry operators to convert illegal cash into legitimate money. Recently in Kolkata, investigation by the Income

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Aam Aadmi Party sweeps Delhi Assembly election

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 10: Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kajriwal today decsimated two main political parties the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party and swept the Delhi election by winning 67 of the total 70 seats. The BJP won only 3 seats while all others parties drew a blank. NCT OF Delhi Result

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AAP heading for a landslide victory in Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 10: The voters, cutting across community, class and caste barriers, have rejected the BJP lock stock and barrel in Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party juggernaut took early lead as counting progressed for the Delhi Assembly elections and was heading for a landslide victory. On AAP’s resounding success, party chief Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi Assembly election: Exit polls are trumpeting encore vote for Aam Aadmy Party

Lalit Shastri The battle of ballot is over in Delhi and the fate of the two main political parties–the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party that went through endless jabbing during the course of campaigning to capture power in Delhi has now been sealed. If one looks at the exit polls, AAP and its leader

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