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Lalu to march to Bihar’s villages ‘to expose’ Nitish


May 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) Having stayed away from the rough and tumble of Bihar politics for more than one-and-a-half years, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad says he will ... Read more...

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MPs should live up to standards of founding fathers: Sonia (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that integrity and independence of parliament must be protected at all cost and the the conduct of MPs ... Read more...

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Patnaik slams petrol price hike


November 5th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday slammed the central government for the latest petrol price hike, saying the move will further add to the plight ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: PAC mentions one politician, not Kamat


October 5th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) The Goa legislative assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar, probing the state's illegal mining, has linked only one politician to ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi slams Communist ‘misrule’ in West Bengal


April 14th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Apr 14 (ANI): Slamming the 34-year-old "misrule" of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM)-led Left Front government, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today asked the people of West Bengal to elect ... Read more...

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Delhi residents seek rollback of service tax on hospitals


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Smaller private hospitals and clinics are planning to hike the bill for patients, two days after the budget proposed a service tax on 25-bed ... Read more...

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Budget has brought no relief to ‘Aam Admi’, says Opposition


February 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Asserting that nothing has been done to curtail inflation, the Opposition on Monday dubbed the General Budget 2011-12 to be directionless, saying it has brought no ... Read more...

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PM’s Teflon image will wear thin unless guilty punished


February 19th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli It is a measure of the respect which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh continues to inspire that he was able to get away without any serious damage to his credibility ... Read more...

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UPA second name of conspiracy against common man: Jaitley


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has become the "second name of a conspiracy against the common man" owing to its wrong policies, senior Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Unhappy, upset or angry: Karnataka’s winter of discontent (Letter from Bangalore)


December 18th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) A casual visitor to Bangalore these days will be left baffled. The first impression will be that everyone appears to be either upset or unhappy or angry, ... Read more...

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Elect Congress for development in Bihar, says Manmohan Singh


October 16th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Araria (Bihar) Oct 16 (ANI): Describing Congress as party of the common man, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday urged people of Bihar to ... Read more...

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Five plays to be staged in aid of Leh victims


October 15th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A five-day theatre festival, "Whose Life Is It Anyway" bringing into the focus complexities of human relationships, will be held in the capital in aid ... Read more...

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Church accuses Goa government of shielding illegal mining


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 2 (IANS) Accusing the Goa government of shielding illegal mining in the state, the Goa Roman Catholic Church has asked people to "awaken" and save the hills, forests and tribals ... Read more...

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BJP presents memorandum to president over price rise


July 29th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday presented a memorandum against price rise with nearly 10 crore signatures to President Pratibha Patil and sought her intervention in ... Read more...

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Tamil version of investor education and protection fund website launched


July 17th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 17(ANI): Union Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday launched the Tamil version of the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) website in Chennai.Khurshid also released the beginner's guide on ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


June 29th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday demanded the withdrawal of the fuel price hike and said protests will be held against ... Read more...

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Price control, fighting terror priorities for Indian government


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today assured that the government is doing its best to ensure that the prices of commodities are kept in check.Addressing the joint sitting ... Read more...

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Mayawati lambasts centre for food price rise (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday lambasted the central government for the sharp rise in food prices. Accusing the Congress-led government of adopting pro-capitalist policies, she said at ... Read more...

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Common man will be insulated from oil price shocks: Deora


September 30th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, Sep 30 (IANS) The government will ensure that the common man will not be affected by the volatility in global energy prices, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Wednesday. Deora was in ... Read more...

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Tharoor gets wide support from Twitterati


September 20th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) From tweets urging him "not to be cowed down" and apologising for "the crap he had to endure", the twitterati - essentially the newgen ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to launch “Aam Admi Ka Sipahi”


July 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 18(ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, is inaugurating "Aam Aadmi Ka Sipahi,"a flagship idea to popularize UPA Government's programmes by the Youth Congress.The programme 'Aam Aadmi Ka Sipahi' has ... Read more...

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BJP demands rollback of hike in fuel prices


July 9th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Accusing the UPA government of plundering the common man, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded rollback of hike in petroleum prices.Party spokesperson Prakash ... Read more...

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Budget 2009-10: A Broad Analysis


July 6th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by GD
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Union Budget in the Parliament today amidst huge expectations. As expected it has turned out to be a pro-people budget with its primary focus on ... Read more...

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Union Budget 2009-10: Shaping Up To Be A Pro-People One


July 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by GD
Amidst all speculations regarding economy slowdown, Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee presented the Union Budget today. As far as the recent developments are concerned, this years budget is turning out to be a ... Read more...

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Sensex at one-year high on budget expectations


June 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 10 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex surged over 434 points to 15,561.11 at mid-session on Wednesday an almost one-year high, on aggressive buying by funds on expectations ... Read more...

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Congress to release its election manifesto today


March 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi will release the party''s election manifesto today. According to sources, a commitment to pursue reforms in pension, insurance and banking will ... Read more...

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President Patil says UPA govt acted on nearly all commitments made to people


February 12th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today said that the UPA Government has kept all its promises spelt out in the National Common Minimum Programme (NCMP). Lauding the National ... Read more...

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Congress is ready, prepared and confident: Sonia Gandhi


February 8th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Sounding the poll bugle, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said the party-led UPA government has kept the 'aam admi', or the common man, as the focus of ... Read more...

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UPA government ‘paralysed and directionless’: BJP


January 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Terming the Congress-led UPA government as "paralysed and directionless", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday that it had done "nothing concrete" about the 26/11 Mumbai attacks ... Read more...

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UPA has orchestrated crash landing of aviation sector: BJP


October 17th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday charged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government with orchestrating the "crash landing" of the country''s aviation sector, and suggested that ... Read more...

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Pentagon plans new pro-active strategy for Pak, Afghanistan before new US Prez takes over


October 1st, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Ahead of the Nov 4 US presidential poll, Pentagon is planning for a sea change in the strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, that would encompass expanding airfields, ... Read more...

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Paks Aam Admi feels Impeachment Motion may drift nation towards uncertainty


August 8th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Aug 8 (ANI): The Aam Admi in Pakistan seems to be worried and keeping his fingers crossed ahead of the Mondays Impeachment Motion to be moved by the four-party ... Read more...

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