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Bengal dengue cases rise to 643; cause Congress, Trinamool spat


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has shot up to 643, with 80 percent of the patients residing in Kolkata and its ... Read more...

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Credibility of J&K; regime at lowest: Mufti


September 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) The credibility of the Omar Abdullah led-coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is at its lowest due to failure on all fronts and rampant corruption, PDP ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to create dent in Congress bastion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for MPs of UPA, outside supporters Monday


August 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will host a lunch for MPs of the ruling alliance and supporting parties Monday, a day ahead of the vice ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP stand-off ends with decision on better coordination (Intro-Roundup)


July 26th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The current stand-off between the Congress and the NCP ended Wednesday with an agreement to evolve a mechanism in the UPA to ensure more ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP stand-off ends with decision on better coordination (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The current stand-off between the Congress and the NCP ended Wednesday with an agreement to evolve a mechanism to ensure more consultation between the ... Read more...

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UPA a total failure: BJP


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday termed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) a "total failure", and compared it with the party-led National Democratic Alliance which "functioned ... Read more...

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Munda congratulates Mukherjee for becoming president


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee for being elected the 13th president of India, while the state Congress also celebrated the victory ... Read more...

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Mamata indicates end of alliance with Congress in Bengal


July 21st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) In a clear indication that the Trinamool Congress would not ally with the Congress in the coming panchayat polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Injured Munda, jailed Koda vote in presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 19 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating from injuries in a May 9 chopper crash, and former chief minister Madhu Koda, in jail in ... 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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DGCA chief’s removal not linked to Kingfisher troubles: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh asserted Monday that removal of E. K. Bharat Bhushan as director general of civil aviation (DGCA) was a "simple administrative decision" ... Read more...

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Bengal lacks democratic atmosphere, violence still on: Congress


July 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Lashing out at the Trinamool Congress-led government for alleged failure in controlling violence across West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Monday said that ... Read more...

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Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for UPA, supporting parties before presidential poll


July 13th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi would host a lunch for MPs of the UPA and supporting parties a day before July 19 presidential polls, ... Read more...

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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Pranab campaigns in Jharkhand, Lalu, Paswan also pitch in


July 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party ... Read more...

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Trinamool to attend UPA meeting July 14


July 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Days before the crucial presidential polls which have generated much bad blood between alliance partners Congress and the Trinamool Congress, the latter would attend a meeting ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool in verbal duel over Chidambaram comments (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Alliance partners Congress and Trinamool Congress Tuesday continued to spar over Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's sharp indictment of the continuing political clashes in West ... Read more...

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Mukherjee steps down as finance minister (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday resigned as the finance minister to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of the ruling United Progressive Alliance."Today, ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to decide JMM’s stand on presidential poll


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Sunday authorised party chief Shibu Soren to decide the party's stand for the July 19 presidential poll even as it ... Read more...

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DMDK to boycott presidential polls


June 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) DMDK leader A.Vijayakant Tuesday announced his party's decision to boycott the ensuing presidential poll due to the central government's "refusal" to solve any of the issues ... 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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UPA and its constituents


June 15th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
A look at the seat-holding of United Progressive Alliance partners and those propping it from outside in the two houses of parliament.In the Lok Sabha:UPA partners --Congress - 207Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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NDA partners will decide on presidential issue: Sharad Yadav


June 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the alliance partners would sit together to decide their next move ... Read more...

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No differences in UPA on presidential choice: Congress


June 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday denied any differences among the United progressive Alliance partners over a candidate for the presidential poll, but did not ... Read more...

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Brisk polling amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Brisk polling marred by incidents of sporadic violence was reported Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal -- being viewed as a ... Read more...

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Mamata welcome to join NDA: BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Sunday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said her Trinamool ... 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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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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Not pulling out but will protest: Mamata (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Miffed over the steep rise in petrol prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday that she would protest but not pull out of ... Read more...

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Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: BJP says Munda government safe


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Asserting that the Arjun Munda-led Jharkhand government was safe, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ananth Kumar Wednesday said the party was sure of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s Rajya Sabha poll could leave Munda shaky


May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 1 (IANS) The May 3 poll for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand is casting its shadow on the stability of the Arjun Munda-led government.The two ruling ... Read more...

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