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UP traders claim bandh a success, to keep up protests (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by opposition parties Thursday evoked a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh. While many shops and business establishments opened post lunch, normal life ... Read more...

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Power woes: Sonia’s whisper stronger than SC order


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) All it took for Amethi and Rae Bareli to get uninterrupted power supply was a whisper from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Samajwadi Party chief ... Read more...

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SC to study order on petitioner against Rahul Gandhi (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court would go into the merit of an Allahabad High Court order imposing a cost of Rs.50 lakh and ordering a CBI ... Read more...

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Dump plea against me, Rahul Gandhi urges SC (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss a plea against an Allahabad High Court order absolving him of allegations ... Read more...

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Tiwari goes as Congress house leader, Mathur in (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader in the Uttar Pradesh assembly and replaced him with Pradeep ... Read more...

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Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader (Lead, changing dateline)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed senior leader and nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and replaced him with Pradeep Mathur."Congress president ... Read more...

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Better leader-workers connect, more discipline needed: Antony panel


May 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A panel headed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony to look into the Congress' poor performance in recent assembly polls has recommended better connect of ... Read more...

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Rahul in Amethi to ‘re-motivate’ Congress workers


April 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) Hoping to "re-motivate" party workers in his parliamentary constituency, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, his first ... Read more...

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Sonia blames party weakness for debacle (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Congress debacle in state elections will not "damage" the UPA government, party president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday, blaming weak organizational structure and wrong ... Read more...

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Party organisation weak in UP: Sonia (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Congress organisational structure in Uttar Pradesh was weak, party president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday after the dismal performance (28 of 403 seats) in ... Read more...

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UP voters dethrone Mayawati, choose Mulayam over BJP, Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a revival in India's most populous state were dashed as Uttar Pradesh's 12.73 crore voters ... Read more...

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Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Polarisation between regional parties reason for UP loss: BJP


March 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday blamed polarisation between regional parties in Uttar Pradesh for the party's below-expectation performance in the state, but said the ... Read more...

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Gandhi charisma fading? Congress humbled in Rae Bareli, Amethi


March 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The charisma of the younger Gandhis didn't seem to have worked, even in the family pocketboroughs in Uttar Pradesh. In a major setback, the Congress ... Read more...

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UP set for hung house, SP on top, BSP out (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was headed for a hung verdict Tuesday with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) set to be voted out and the Samajwadi Party finishing ... Read more...

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UP set for hung house, SP leads, BSP routed (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was headed for a hung verdict Tuesday with the Samajwadi Party (SP) leading the four-horse race but expected to fall short of a ... Read more...

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Congress trailing in Rae Bareli


March 6th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) In a shocker for the Congress, the party was trailing in all five assembly seats in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh which is represented in ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout estimated in UP poll’s fourth phase (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Starting on a sluggish note, voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fourth round of UP elections (Afternoon Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh saw brisk polling by Sunday afternoon, with a large number of voters exercising their franchise in the fourth round of the seven-round ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in UP, young Lucknow voters queue up (Third Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in 56 constituencies that voted in the fourth round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday, with young voters turning up in ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP after slow start (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The morning chill initially kept many voters in the confines of their homes in Uttar Pradesh, but picked up as the day progressed Sunday when ... Read more...

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All eyes on Lucknow in fourth phase of UP polls


February 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections Sunday has a major focus on Lucknow where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tries to retain ... Read more...

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Sonia, Priyanka descend on Rae Bareli, flay Mayawati (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Tuesday made a joint appearance for the first time in the Uttar Pradesh election campaign and ... Read more...

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Sonia, Priyanka descend on Rae Bareli


February 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Tuesday made a joint appearance for the first in the Uttar Pradesh election campaign and urged ... Read more...

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Should I join politics, Priyanka asks rival parties


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Combining wit with sarcasm, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday dared her party's political rivals in Uttar Pradesh to state if she should join ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s time wasted over allegations: Priyanka


February 5th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday hit out at the opposition for levelling allegations against Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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Rahul not working for his reputation in UP: Priyanka


February 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Feb 5 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday said her brother Rahul Gandhi was not working for his reputation in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls but to bring ... Read more...

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UP 2012: Unpredictable outcome (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Considering what is at stake, top leaders of all political parties have descended in Uttar Pradesh's poll arena to select its 16th assembly. However, unlike ... Read more...

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Vote for change, Priyanka Gandhi urges UP voters


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) In a move to boost the Congress campaign led by her brother Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Friday addressed public meetings in ... Read more...

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Priyanka ready to play bigger role in Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday clearly indicated she was ready to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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BSP flays Rahul’s ‘double standards’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Rahul Gandhi's unscheduled visit to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the family of a girl who was allegedly raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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PM’s post should not become fiefdom of a family : Advani (Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) As voices are raised in the Congress for Rahul Gandhi as India's next prime minister, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Sunday termed ... Read more...

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More and more Indians want Rahul as PM: Survey


June 19th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As many as 46 percent of people believe that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will make a better prime minister than incumbent Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Rahul as PM: Congress voices rise as he turns 41


June 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) As Rahul Gandhi turns 41 Sunday, voices in the Congress are rising touting the young leader as fitting the bill to become the next ... Read more...

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Reddys’ rise: Riding cycles to rattling BJP leadership


May 31st, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) From struggling businessmen who could once afford only bicycles to now owning choppers and almost bringing down Karnataka's chief minister, the Reddy brothers have had ... Read more...

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