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India bats for UN-led resolution of Syria crisis


August 14th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is set to push for a UN-led solution to the thickening Syrian crisis amid partisan posturing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to ... Read more...

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Walk out of UPA over special package demand: Rajnath to Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Asking Trinamool Congress to withdraw support from the 'incompetent' UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said his party will support Mamata ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari meet a good beginning: Mufti


April 8th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 8 (IANS) Terming the meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari "a good beginning", patron of Jammu and Kashmir's People's Democratic ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif a liar, says Musharraf


June 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has termed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif a "compulsive liar", a media report said.In an interview with ARY channel, Musharraf said ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa asserts she fought for state’s rights


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Friday accused the union government of taking actions against her during 1991-1996 for standing firm on the state's rights. "I stressed on the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan asked to add cruise missiles to Lahore MoU


July 5th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) A Canadian-led panel of retired civilian and military officials from India and Pakistan has called upon the two countries to update the Lahore memorandum of understanding on easing ... Read more...

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Gadkari assumes charge as BJP chief, seeks seniors’ guidance (Roundup)


December 19th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Nitin Gadkari Saturday took over as the new president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), capping a top-level generational change in the party that had Friday ... Read more...

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PM regrets leakage of Liberhan Commission report


November 26th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday, regretted the leakage of the enquiry report of the Liberhan Commission, which probed the circumstances leading to the demolition ... Read more...

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Justice Liberhan asks media to read the report before asking questions


November 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (ANI): Commission head Justice Manmohan Singh Liberhan (retired) asked the media to read the mosque probe report, which was tabled in the parliament on Tuesday, and then put ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots forced allies to desert BJP: key Advani aide


June 7th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party lost the Lok Sabha elections due to absence of key allies who deserted the National Democratic Alliance feeling that the 2002 communal ... Read more...

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Biju Patnaik’s legacy continues to dominate Orissa campaigns


March 28th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) Former chief minister Biju Patnaik continues to dominate the election campaign in Orissa even 12 years after his death with two groups of politicians claiming to be ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’’s condition stable, say AIIMS doctors


February 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): The condition of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS after complaining of severe chest pain last Tuesday, is stable today, doctors said. According ... Read more...

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Ajit Panja is dead


November 14th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Veteran Trinamool Congress leader and former union minister Ajit Panja died at a private city hospital Friday after a long battle with oral cancer. He was 72.Panja, a ... Read more...

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Musharraf quitting could be good news for India :Yashwant Sinha


August 18th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Responding to resignation of Pakistani President Parvez Musharraf, former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha said on Monday: "Musharraf has met the fate of all dictators. ... Read more...

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Congress maintains record of winning trust votes


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The congress Tuesday maintained its record of never having lost a trust vote in parliament. With this, of the nine trust votes in the Lok Sabha in ... Read more...

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Governments have won six of eight trust votes


July 20th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Of the eight trust votes taken in the Lok Sabha in the last 19 years, the government of the day has won six while in two cases ... Read more...

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Nine trust votes moved since 1979


July 20th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Nine attempts have been made by the government of the day to secure a vote of confidence since 1979. Of these nine attempts, six have been ... Read more...

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I ignored US warnings to make Pak a nuclear state, says Sharif


December 6th, 2007 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Bill Clinton Administration had asked him five times not to conduct a nuclear test, but he ignored the warning. ... Read more...

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Fractured mandate deters implementation of ‘obvious’ policies


November 14th, 2007 - 2:44 am ICT by admin
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Manmohan lambastes BJP for questioning Congress’ moral right to govern


November 14th, 2007 - 2:29 am ICT by admin
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