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UPA wins trust vote
Coalition gets 275 votes in favour and 256 against. Ten MPs abstain.
Bribery charge: Amar Singh brings up Bangaru Laxman
Samajwadi Party leader dares L.K. Advani to prove that he tried to bribe BJP MPs for trust vote.
NDA helped UPA sail through: Mayawati
BSP chief accuses UPA and NDA of plotting to prevent a "Dalit ki beti" from becoming prime minister.
PM thanks MPs for trust vote win
Manmohan Singh says India ready to take its rightful place on world stage.
MPs brandishing money in Lok Sabha
BJP MPs rushed into the well of the House with bundles of money they have been allegedly bribed to switch sides.
Nuclear deal is not anti-Muslim: Omar
National Conference leader says the enemies of Indian Muslims are poverty and lack of development, and not the Americans.
Energy supply key to India's future: Rahul
Rahul Gandhi makes a strong case for N-deal, saying the economic growth needed for poverty alleviation is dependant on energy security.
Lalu slams Opposition parties
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav takes on Opposition parties, speaks in favour of Indo-US N-deal.
PM brought trust vote upon govt: Advani
BJP leader says party does not oppose relationship with the US, but it would not like India to be a party to an unequal agreement like the Indo-US nuclear deal.
The road ahead for Somnath Chatterjee
While the CPI(M) is upset over Somnath Chatterjee's defiance, members of other parties want him to continue as Lok Sabha Speaker.
UPA govt reduced to a patient in ICU: Advani
BJP leader says party does not oppose relationship with the US, but it would not like India to be a party to an unequal agreement like the Indo-US nuclear deal.
Maya's race to 7 Race Course Road
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who has emerged as the focal point in the moves to oust UPA government, is being talked about as the next prime ministerial candidate by some parties like TRS and TDP.
Deal is doomed, so is the govt: Karat
Lashing out at the Congress and its allies, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat charges the Samajwadi Party of betraying the Left for the third consecutive time.
UNPA, BSP and Left pose a joint front
BSP supremo Mayawati says her one-point programme at the moment is to oust the UPA government on July 22.
JMM to support UPA
JMM with five MPs on Sunday announced support to the UPA government after clinching a deal with the Congress for return of its chief Shibu Soren to the Union Cabinet.
Ajit Singh to vote against UPA
Ajit Singh says this decision was taken after taking into consideration govt's performance in the last four-years and its emphasis on the nuclear deal.
Amar Singh lashes out at Mayawati
SP general secretary Amar Singh says Mayawati is not a politician but is a big trouble in Indian politics because her party does not have any ideology and does not declare any manifesto.
SP MP Shahid Siddique opposes N-deal, joins BSP
Shahid Siddique says that Indo-US nuke deal does not provide energy and defence security and binds India's foreign policy to that of the US.
We have more than 291 MPs: Lalu
Lalu Yadav is confident that Congress will sail through the trust vote easily. He has lashed out at L K Advani and Mayawati for nursing the prime ministerial dream.
CPI(M)'s central committee meets
CPI(M)'s crucial central committee meeting is underway in Delhi to decide the fate of Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee.
Will Mayawati be the next PM?
CPI general secretary A B Bardhan has said that if government loses the trust vote then Mayawati would emerge as a strong contender to become the prime minister.
JD(S) meets to decide on trust vote
The party authorises Deve Gowda to take any decision on the nuclear deal that will strengthen the party as well as the nation.
India-specific safeguards pact
The agreement envisages support for Indian effort to develop a strategic reserve of nuclear fuel to guard against any disruption of supply over the life time of India's reactors.
Amar Singh reassures SP's support to UPA
Amar Singh has submitted a fresh letter to President Pratibha Patil extending Samajwadi Party's support to the UPA government.
SP reiterates its support to UPA
The Samajwadi Party announced its support to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government, soon after the Left ended its backing to the ruling United Progressive Alliance.
The great Indian political tamasha
Samajwadi Party may have to part ways with UNPA due to their decision to support N-deal, as the umbrella body is not backing their decision. Does this mean that SP is inching closer to Congress and Manmohan Singh will finally have his way on the deal?
Timeline
 
July 2005
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President George Bush agree in principle to a civilian nuclear cooperation deal.
 
March 2006
Bush pays a three-day visit to India. Two countries agree on India's plan to separate civilian and military nuclear reactors.
 
December 2006
US Congress approves the deal.
 
July 2007
The two countries announce finalisatlon of the deal.
 
August 2007
Text of bilateral pact, called 123 agreement unveiled.
 
October 2007
Meetings between the Left and UPA after Sonia describes opponents of the deal as enemies of development. Centre agrees to delay approaching IAEA.
 
November 2007
Left briefly softens position.
 
December 2007
Left tells the government to stop talking to the IAEA.
 
February 2008
US urges India to close deal before Bush leaves office.
 
June 25, 2008
UPA-Left meeting, but no agreement.
 
July 4, 2008
The left give the government a July 7 deadline.
 
July 7, 2008
Left withdraws support
 
July 14, 2008
Mayawati-led BSP decides to vote against UPA
 
July 22, 2008
UPA Govt wins the trust vote.
 
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