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Too many skeletons in Oppn cupboard: PM

NEW DELHI: Confrontation appears imminent in the monsoon session of Parliament beginning on Monday with a combative Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh telling the opposition bluntly of having "too many skeletons in its cupboard", a remark that raised the hackles of the BJP.

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CBI questions Shinde in Adarsh housing scam

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Sunday recorded the statement of the Union Power Minister, Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde in the Adarsh housing case as he had accepted a proposal recommending 40 per cent allotment of flats to civilians in the Mumbai society meant for Kargil victims when he was chief minister.

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Yeddyurappa agrees to quit after party order

BANGALORE/NEW DELHI: The Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa Thursday agreed to step down hours after the party leadership asked him to quit immediately, a day after his severe indictment by Lokayukta in the illegal mining scam.

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Cabinet nod for Lokpal Bill

NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet Thursday cleared the much-debated Lokpal Bill keeping the office of the Prime Minister outside its purview notwithstanding incumbent Dr Manmohan Singh’s insistence on subjecting himself to its scrutiny.

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I-T questions Raja, others

NEW DELHI:  Income-tax department on Thursday said that it has questioned former telecom minister, Mr A Raja and others in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case and will soon come out with its report.

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Pak needs to talk to J&K political leaders: Omar

SRINAGAR: The Chief Minister, Mr Omar Abdullah on Thursday said Pakistan will have to talk to mainstream politicians also if the leadership of Jammu and Kashmir is to be included in dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad for resolution of Kashmir issue.

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Islamic seminary to oppose RTE

LUCKNOW: Terming the Right to Education Act as an “attack” on the sovereignty of madarsas and other minority institutions, Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband on Thursday said it will oppose it.

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PM at fault for not forming GoM on 2G issue: Raja

NEW DELHI: The former telecom minister, A Raja Tuesday dragged the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh again in the 2G case, alleging he too could be held guilty of “conspiracy” and dereliction of duty for not forming a GoM to examine the spectrum allocation issue.

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India, Pak finalise CBMs ahead of talks

NEW DELHI: The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan Tuesday finalised a slew of Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) ahead of talks between the External Affairs Minister, Mr S M Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart, Ms Hina Rabbani Khar who said the two countries have a stake in each other’s future.

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