Issue Date: Dec 29, 2011
After getting the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill passed in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government introduced it in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The bill was introduced despite the Congress not having sufficient numbers to ensure the pasage of the bill in the upper house. Many political parties, including certain UPA allies, are opposed to certain provisions of the controversial bill.
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