Tag Archive | "8/22/2012"

8/22/2012: FRONT PAGE: House biz hit as oppn guns for PM

NewDelhi: Parliament is likely to remain paralyzed by the showdown between the government and the opposition over Coalgate, with the BJP determined to block the proceedings to press its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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8/22/2012: FRONT PAGE: Parties back quota in job promotions for dalits

New Delhi: The government will amend the Constitution to restore reservation in job promotions for dalits, with the political class barring the Samajwadi Party and National Conference uniting to back it at the allparty meeting on Tuesday. Although the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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8/22/2012: Front Page: Distance learning varsity IGNOU allowed pvt firms to offer degrees

NEW DELHI: India’s largest distance learning university, IGNOU, has taken outsourcing to a whole new level — allowing over a dozen private firms to offer its degrees and diplomas, violating rules and costing the exchequer more than Rs300 crore. The… Full News here – Hindustan Times (Mumbai)

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8/22/2012: Front Page: City parents spend little time with kids during holidays

MUMBAI: Compared to parents in Delhi and Bangalore, parents in Mumbai spend less time at home with their children during holidays, a new survey has claimed. [see box] The findings were part of a study commissioned by technology company HP and… Full News here – Hindustan Times (Mumbai)

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8/22/2012: Front Page: Oppn stalls House session, wants PM’s ouster over coal block scam

NEW DELHI: A combative Opposition on Tuesday stalled both houses of Parliament seeking the Prime Minister’s resignation over the CAG report on coal blocks allocation, a demand rejected outright by the Congress and the government. Though Manmohan Singh… Full News here – Hindustan Times (Mumbai)

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8/22/2012: Front Page: Assam refugees head for Meghalaya, West Bengal

GUWAHATI: When armed communities are at each other’s throat in the three violence-hit western districts in Assam, the unarmed and unorganised are fleeing the state — mostly to West Bengal and Meghalaya. The fear factor has gripped Bengali Hindus — the… Full News here – Hindustan Times (Mumbai)

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8/22/2012: Front Page: Raj’s rally violates police ban, pulls in the crowds

MUMBAI: In a show-of-strength rally organised to protest the violence at Azad Maidan on August 11, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena ( MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday played his Marathi manoos card and trained his guns on “outsider Bangladeshi Muslims”… Full News here – Hindustan Times (Mumbai)

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