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Ansari files nomination for vice president (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Hamid Ansari Wednesday filed his nomination papers for being re-elected to the office of vice president in the presence of senior United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Ansari files nomination for vice presidential contest


July 18th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Hamid Ansari Wednesday filed his nomination papers for being re-elected as vice president in the presence of senior United Progressive Alliance leaders, including Prime ... Read more...

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Vice president’s poll: Numbers favour Ansari, says UPA


July 16th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Incumbent Hamid Ansari, who is the ruling UPA's nominee for the Aug 7 vice presidential poll, has an edge over his rival Jaswant Singh, ... Read more...

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Trinamool should support Pranab to save face: Congress


July 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Exuding confidence at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee getting elected, the Congress's West Bengal unit Monday said the Trinamool Congress should change its stance and ... Read more...

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UPA renominates Ansari for vice president; Trinamool does not concur (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Incumbent Hamid Ansari was Saturday chosen as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate in the vice presidential election but key constituent of the alliance ... Read more...

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Would desperate Mamata be able to save face in another battle? (West Bengal newsletter)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) After Dada episode, Didi is heading into yet another tussle between the Trinamool Congress and its estranged ally the Congress.Confrontation over the presidential election is ... Read more...

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Jailed legislator embarrasses Akhilesh government again


July 11th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Embarrassments for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) from its own cadres and legislators show no signs of abating.A few days after its legislator from ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Fear of poaching haunts Chhattisgarh parties


July 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 10 (IANS) Fear of cross-voting in the presidential poll is haunting both Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress even as both sides Tuesday sought ... Read more...

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Sangma to meet BJP legislators in Lucknow Wednesday


July 10th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Purno Sagma, the presidential candidate of the BJP, BJD, AIADMK and several other parties, will visit the Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday to canvass support for ... Read more...

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Pranab arrives in Kolkata, to meet supporters Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee was given a rousing welcome by Congress leaders as he arrived here to seek the support of parties from West ... Read more...

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BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor’s seat to its kitty


July 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 8 (IANS) Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time ... Read more...

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UP governor okays bill extending Lokayukta’s term


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi has given his nod to the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Deputy Lokayukta Amendment Bill 2012, which increases the tenure of ... Read more...

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BJP retains Agra mayoral seat


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 7 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) retained the Agra mayoral seat Saturday with its candidate winning the municipal polls.Indrajit Balmiki, the BJP's candidate trounced Kartar Singh ... Read more...

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Mob blocks traffic in Ghaziabad after Ambedkar statue damaged


July 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) An agitated mob Friday blocked traffic in Ghaziabad after a statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar was found damaged in the Bamheta locality of the ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s votes not needed in presidential poll: Congress


July 6th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Raising the pitch against ally Trinamool Congress, a leader of the Congress's West Bengal unit said the Mamata Banerjee-led party has become irrelevant in national ... Read more...

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Justice has been done, says Mayawati (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to dismiss an old case of corruption against her, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati said that she has got ... Read more...

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No conspiracy against Mayawati: BJP


July 6th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday rubbished the Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) allegation that there was a conspiracy against former Uttar Pradesh chief minister ... Read more...

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Justice after nine years, says Mayawati


July 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to quash an old case of illegal wealth against her, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said that she ... Read more...

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Pranab will win, says Chidambaram; Sibal meets Mamata (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday expressed confidence that UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee would win with 65 percent votes, even as Telecom Minister Kabil ... Read more...

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Sibal meets Mamata to seek support for Pranab


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Telecom Minister and Congress leader Kabil Sibal Thursday met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, urging her to support presidential ... Read more...

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43 percent turnout in Ghaziabad civic polls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) Ghaziabad registered a 43 percent turnout Wednesday in the municipal corporation polls, which were largely peaceful though stray incidents of violence was reported from some ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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UP gifts Rs.20 lakh to MLAs for cars, opposition protests


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday allowed the legislators to withdraw Rs.20 lakh from their development fund to purchase a car, a move that has triggered a ... Read more...

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Mayawati regime razed ASI protected heritage building: CAG


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its March 2011 report, which was tabled in the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday, has indicted the Mayawati regime ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to host Pranab to lunch Tuesday (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) A lavish spread and a grand welcome awaits ruling United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee when he arrives in the state capital Tuesday.Officials ... Read more...

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Pranab in UP Tuesday to canvass for presidential poll (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee will be in the Uttar Pradesh capital Tuesday to meet legislators across parties and garner support ... Read more...

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Pranab in UP Monday to scout for support


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrives here Tuesday to meet legislators across parties and garner support for his election to the ... Read more...

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GJM to go with Trinamool on presidential poll


June 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, which has three legislators in the West Bengal assembly, Thursday said it will go along the ruling Trinamool Congress's decision in ... Read more...

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Pranab relaxes at home on first day out of active politics


June 27th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A day after bidding goodbye to more than four decades of active politics and stepping down as finance minister to contest the presidential election, Pranab ... Read more...

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Pranab resigns, PM keeps finance ministry (Third Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee, a union minister for decades together, Tuesday resigned from the cabinet to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of ... Read more...

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Pranab resigns, PM may keep finance ministry (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 9:04 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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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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Pranab appeals to undecided parties to support him (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who arrived here Friday night to a tumultuous welcome, appealed to parties who are ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly’s monsoon session from July 12


June 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 19 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh state assembly will begin from July 12 and will have just six sittings, assembly officials said Tuesday."The monsoon session ... Read more...

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