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Mass protests over India's phone licence sale scandal

About 20,000 opposition supporters have protested in Delhi against the ruling Congress party government's handling of a huge corruption investigation.

Parliament is deadlocked over demands for an inquiry into the sale of mobile telephony spectrum, estimated to have lost the exchequer billions of dollars.

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance plans more protests nationwide in the coming weeks against sleaze.

But the Congress party accuses the BJP of hypocrisy.

Mark Dummett reports.

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