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Congress slams Trinamool, says it can go alone in Bengal


September 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Alleging that alliance partner Trinamool Congress was trying to politically finish off the Congress in West Bengal, the party's state unit Wednesday said it was capable ... Read more...

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Allies with government, opposition stalling reforms: Sibal (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly backing the government, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for sabotaging the passage of key ... Read more...

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Allies with us on reforms: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly behind it on banking and insurance sector reforms, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for ... Read more...

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Delay in checking dengue in Bengal, says governor


September 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Tuesday blamed initial delays on the part of ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp ropes in new technology partner


September 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has roped in a third technological partner to develop internal capabilities in design and engines after the firm's break up with ... Read more...

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Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray


September 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Bihar's political leaders, cutting across party lines, Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for "cohesive ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’


July 25th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with the alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for ... Read more...

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Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

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Pranab welcomes Trinamool decision


July 17th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Within minutes of the Trinamool Congress Tuesday deciding to support his presidential bid, ruling United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee welcomed the announcement ... Read more...

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BJP’s alliance partners in Jharkhand to support Pranab


July 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Jharkhand appeared to have been cornered as its three partners in government have decided to support UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.The ... Read more...

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Congress complains to Bengal governor about law and order


July 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (I ANS) In a snub towards alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Congress leaders in West Bengal Monday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan expressing concern over the alleged ... Read more...

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Expelled Jammu and Kashmir legislators to support Sangma


July 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Seven legislators, who were expelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for cross-voting in the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council elections last year, have pledged ... Read more...

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Pranab meets Bal Thackeray, thanks him for support


July 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee late Friday called on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his residence and thanked him for his ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to meet Thackeray


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee will call on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his residence here Friday evening, a party official ... Read more...

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BJP will not encourage desertions from JD-U in Bihar: Modi


July 10th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) The BJP in Bihar will not allow leaders of alliance partner JD-U to join it, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said Tuesday, adding that ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress slams ally NC over leader’s remarks


July 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 9 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir has warned its ruling alliance partner National Conference (NC) that it should remember that it was in power in the ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at spineless politicians, triggers debate (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday, triggering ... Read more...

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BJP leader walks over to JD-U in Bihar


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Former Bihar legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Jha Tuesday joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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‘BJP not to sever ties with Shiv Sena over Pranab’


June 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Terming Shiv Sena's support to Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post as "unfortunate", Maharashtra's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sudhir Mungantiwar ruled out any possibility ... Read more...

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Nitish attacks Modi as Shiv Sena backs Pranab (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's disguised attack on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi opened a can of worms for the BJP-led NDA, with another ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena pitches in for Pranab Mukherjee for president (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) In a major boost to the ruling United Progressive Alliance, a key opposition alliance partner, the Shiv Sena Tuesday announced full and unconditional support to ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress lashes out at Mamata for ‘insulting’ Sonia


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Lashing out at Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee for "insulting" Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a Congress MP from West Bengal Monday said the Trinamool was ... Read more...

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Congress hopes Mamata will support Pranab


June 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, the Congress Friday expressed hope that mercurial ally Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee would ... Read more...

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AJSU wins Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate Navin Jaiswal won the Hatia assembly by-poll by a margin of over 11,500 votes, defeating the BJP, Congress and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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Akali Dal to go with NDA on presidential poll


June 12th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will go with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance in the forthcoming presidential elections, party patron and ... Read more...

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Four more kids die of suspected encephalitis in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) Four more children have succumbed to suspected encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts since Monday taking the death toll to 23 in nine days, ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Fourth Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makers to set up innovation zone in Kochi


May 30th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) The manufacturers of BlackBerry, Research in Motion (RIM), will Thursday open an innovation zone for BlackBerry technologies with a view to motivating young Indian entrepreneurs.'Rubus Labs' ... Read more...

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Whom to support for Hatia by-poll? JMM to decide May 28


May 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), a key ruling alliance partner in Jharkhand, will decide Monday on supporting either of its two alliance partners for the upcoming ... Read more...

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BJP trying to woo Trinamool Congress back to NDA?


May 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari called for expanding the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the party Friday lavished praise on Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s ruling alliance to face each other in Hatia by-poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Candidates of the two major parties of Jharkhand's ruling alliance - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) ... Read more...

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