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TDP suspends MP following meeting with Jagan


May 25th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday suspended its politburo member and former MP M.V. Mysoora Reddy from the party for indiscipline.TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu suspended ... Read more...

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Don’t be defeatist: Sonia to Congress MPs (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Congress will do well in the assembly polls next year, party chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked her MPs not to ... Read more...

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Congress dares opposition to bring no trust motion on FDI (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting that there was no question of rollback of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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No rollback of decision on FDI in retail, says Congress


December 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said "there is no question of rollback" of the government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu kicks off padyatra for farmers


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday launched state-wide "padyatra" (foot march) to highlight the problems faced by Andhra Pradesh's farmers.The leader of opposition ... Read more...

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US diplomats monitored Gillard’s progress: Wikileaks


December 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9(ANI): US diplomats had closely followed the rise of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks.According to the Age, ... Read more...

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Cameroon President Biya denies fraud charges filed in France


November 26th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Cameroonian President Paul Biya has said he is not obliged to answer embezzlement charges filed against him in Paris.Last week, French prosecutors opened an inquiry into the Cameroonian ... Read more...

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TRS leader Harish Rao wins by record margin


July 30th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader T. Harish Rao Friday set a record in Andhra Pradesh's electoral politics by retaining his Siddipet assembly seat in the by-elections by ... Read more...

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Junior NTR to marry Chandrababu Naidu’s relative


January 29th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Popular Telugu film actor Junior NTR will marry Narne Pranita, daughter of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu's niece Narne Mallika. The former chief minister Thursday confirmed ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor fails to break Congress-NCP deadlock (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir's efforts to resolve the deadlock in government formation failed Tuesday, with both constituents of the ruling front -- Congress and Nationalist Congress Party ... Read more...

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Governor summons Congress, NCP to break Maharashtra deadlock


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai Nov, 3 (IANS) In an effort to break the logjam over the formation of the government in the state, Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir has summoned Chief Minister Ashok Chavan ... Read more...

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Maharashtra deadlock continues as NCP insists on 1999 formula


October 30th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday stuck to its demand for implementing the 1999 power-sharing formula in Maharashtra and urged the Congress to resolve the stalemate to enable ... Read more...

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No injustice done to me, says Ajit Pawar


October 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 27 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar Tuesday insisted that "no injustice" has been done to him by the selection of Chhagan Bhujbal as Maharashtra's deputy chief minister. Ajit ... Read more...

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AGP leaders want to sever ties with BJP


October 15th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Several top leaders of Assam's opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) have come out against the decision to continue the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). They ... Read more...

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AGP-BJP alliance to continue in Assam by-elections


October 14th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is still sticking with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for next month's by-elections, although the alliance boomeranged on the regional ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena fields Muslim candidate in Mumbai


October 6th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 6 (ANI): The Shiv Sena has fielded a Muslim candidate for the upcoming Assembly elections in Mumbai.Shahid Reja Beg is contesting the Assembly elections from the Mankhurd-Shivaji Nagar constituency.Beg ... Read more...

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CPI-M to identify ‘opportunistic’ cadres in West Bengal


September 29th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Heads of "opportunistic elements" will roll in the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) West Bengal unit once it launches its "rectification campaign" to weed out those who ... Read more...

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Marathi language should be used in courts in Maharashtra: BJP


September 20th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Sep.20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra State unit President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said 'Marathi' language should be used in State's judiciary.Talking to reporters after releasing their party manifesto in ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP alliance confident of victory in Maharashtra assembly polls


September 19th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 19(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed confidence about emerging victorious in the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections."It is 45 years since Shiv Sena came into ... Read more...

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NCP willing to concede more seats to Congress in Maharashtra (Lead)


September 16th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ready to concede more seats to its ally Congress in the Maharashtra assembly elections and seat sharing talks between them are ... Read more...

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55 percent polling in by-polls in seven states (Roundup)


September 10th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Nearly 55 percent polling was recorded Thursday for by-polls to 20 assembly constituencies in seven states - an exercise seen as the first major popularity test ... Read more...

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20 assembly by-polls Thursday, Modi faces acid test


September 9th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bye-elections from 20 assembly constituencies in six states and Delhi will be held Thursday with a focus on Gujarat where the outcome would be seen as ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch ‘rectification campaign’ soon


September 6th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The two-day politburo meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that concluded here Sunday decided to prepare a draft document for its "rectification campaign" to inculcate ... Read more...

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Rockets hit Afghan towns on poll day; early turnout low (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (DPA) Several rockets hit southern and northern provinces early Thursday and police arrested two would-be suicide bombers, shortly after voting started in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials said. Two rockets ... Read more...

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Rajnath confident Raje will toe party line


August 16th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Sunday said he was confident Vasundhara Raje would quit as leader of opposition in the Rajasthan assembly while she ... Read more...

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Angry BJP legislators from Rajasthan shout slogans outside Advani home


August 14th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Over 50 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators from Rajasthan Friday trooped to the home of senior party leader L.K. Advani to express solidarity with former chief ... Read more...

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Raje supporters parade before BJP leadership


August 14th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Over fifty legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Rajasthan met party president Rajnath Singh on Friday to shore up support for former chief minister ... Read more...

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Afghan elections will be challengin: British envoy


August 6th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (DPA) The presidential elections in Afghanistan later this month will be "very challenging" but measures are in place to "mitigate" threatened disruption from Taliban forces, Britain's ambassador to ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav wants to work for RJD’s revival in Bihar


May 24th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 24 (ANI): Having suffered a major jolt in the recently held elections, the Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav wants to revive his relations with the people of Bihar ... Read more...

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C.P. Joshi: a quiet performer in Rajasthan politics


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) C.P. Joshi, a professor of psychology who turned to politics and swung the December 2008 Rajasthan assembly election result in the favour of the Congress, gets ... Read more...

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Mamata should rejoin Congress, says Chennithala


May 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Ramesh Chennithala, the chief architect of the Congress' spectacular victory in Kerala in the Lok Sabha polls, has asked Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to return ... Read more...

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People rejected Left’s pre-poll alliances: CPI-M


May 19th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the alliances the party forged to form a third alternative against the Congress and the BJP "were not seen ... Read more...

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Buddha mum on resignation offer, Yechury denies he is quitting (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Has West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee offered to step down after the CPI-M's disastrous performance in the polls? While he Monday refused to confirm or ... Read more...

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Congress puts up impressive show across Andhra Pradesh


May 17th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Congress party did not just retain power in Andhra Pradesh with a comfortable majority, but it put up an impressive show in all regions of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa hails BJP show in Karnataka, grieves NDA defeat (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) For Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, D-day turned into an anti-climax as the joy of his party winning 19 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the ... Read more...

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