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Arrogance may hurt Congress: Mulayam (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhiucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav warned Wednesday that the "arrogance" of the Congress was going to hurt it badly.Speaking to reporters a day ... Read more...

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BJP to consult allies on special session to prove UPA majority


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday termed the Manmohan Singh government basically a "Congress government" following decision of Trinamool Congress to withdraw support and said it would talk ... Read more...

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States have prerogative not to allow FDI in multi-brand retail: Government


September 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Amid growing protests against its decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, the government Tuesday said the implementation of the policy remained ... Read more...

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Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in multi-brand retail


September 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Just a day after announcing the steepest ever hike in diesel price, the government Friday took another politically contentious decision of allowing overseas investments ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn support ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata


September 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, J Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn ... 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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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes chemical weapons, AIIMS bills


August 30th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill for regulating chemical weapons in accordance with international convention and another to set up more AIIMS-like institutes amidst ... Read more...

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Iran stresses support to Syria


August 27th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran's national security chief has said his country stands against any foreign intervention in Syria, and that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran will aim ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar taunts US, Britain


August 18th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, has spoken out against the US and Britain by saying the "invading enemy" will ... Read more...

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Spain’s interior minister calls for reforms to combat jihadists


August 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz feels that changes are needed in the country's laws to be able to deal with Islamist terrorism, given the difficulties ... Read more...

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UPA coordination committee to meet in a few days


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coordination committee, formed following a stand-off with coalition partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) late last month, is expected to ... 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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Trinamool disappointed with petrol price hike, demands rollback


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Expressing "disappointment" over the announcement of a petrol price hike, Congress' estranged ally Trinamool Congress Monday demanded an immediate rollback and wider consultation with all ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... Read more...

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UPA allies unhappy with Congress: BJP


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress-led government was in difficulty as its allies were not happy with it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday.Responding to reports of ... Read more...

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Victoria Cross medals sold for $433,000


July 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two Victoria Cross (VC) medals awarded to World War I heroes have fetched 276,000 pounds (about $433,000) at a London auction, The Sun reported Friday.The VC ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray in hospital for angioplasty


July 20th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital here Friday morning for an angioplasty procedure, party officials said.He was accompanied by ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks Punjab, Haryana’s support for FDI in retail


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will meet the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana Thursday to garner support for allowing foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Kurien likely to be Rajya Sabha deputy chairman


July 18th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After successfully managing the elections of the president and the vice president, the next challenge for the government is to get its candidate elected to ... Read more...

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US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

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Increase coordination with UPA partners, Mamata tells Congress


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Asking the Congress to pace up the coordination and consultations with its UPA allies on policy matters, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Russia opposes introduction of no-fly zone in Syria


July 7th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS) Russia has termed the introduction of no-fly zone in Syria as "counter-productive" and "unilateral" step.On Friday, the West-led Friends of Syria group called in Paris the ... Read more...

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30 Syrian army men defect to Turkey


June 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Thirty-three Syrian army defectors, including a general and two colonels, have fled to Turkey, Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency reported Monday.The defectors and their family members ... Read more...

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PPP asks JUI-F chief to withdraw from PM race


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies Friday requested Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to withdraw his candidature from the prime ministerial election, ... Read more...

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BJP backs Sangma, allies differ (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Even as its allies differed, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday went ahead and announced it will back former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma ... Read more...

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Sangma appeals to NDA allies for support (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the BJP Thursday announced its support to P.A. Sangma in the presidential poll, the former Lok Sabha speaker appealed to NDA allies ... Read more...

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I’m very much in presidential race: Sangma


June 21st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced its support to P.A. Sangma for the presidential poll, the former Lok Sabha speaker said ... Read more...

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We are happy with the presidential candidate: Lalu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Friday said "he was happy" with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) announcing Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as ... Read more...

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My father most suitable candidate for president’s post: Abhijit Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Soon after the announcement of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate, his son Abhijit Mukherjee expressed happiness and ... Read more...

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Congratulations Pranab Da, tweets Omar Abdullah


June 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Within minutes of the announcement of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being the ruling UPA's presidential candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated ... Read more...

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UPA names Pranab as presidential candidate (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Friday evening named the UPA candidate for next month's presidential elections.Congress president Sonia Gandhi made the formal announcement after ... Read more...

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NDA to wait for UPA’s announcement on presidential poll: Advani


June 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to ... Read more...

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