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Sushilkumar Shinde: Ex-cop is India’s home minister (Profile)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Rising from a humble police sub-inspector in Mumbai, veteran Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde was Tuesday appointed India's new home minister, a position considered by many ... Read more...

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Patil’s presidency smooth but lacklustre


July 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Lacklustre, unmotivating and homespun. As Pratibha Patil prepared to walk into history as India's first woman president, analysts struggled to encapsulate her five-year tenure ... Read more...

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Supported Pranab as NDA did not gain from 2007 contest: Sharad Yadav (Interview)


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The JD-U chose to break ranks with the BJP-led NDA to support a "sensible person" like Pranab Mukherjee, who was the UPA's candidate, as ... Read more...

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Advani compares 2012 presidential poll to 1969


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what ... Read more...

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Jan Chetna Yatra is Advani’s sixth rath yatra


October 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Jan Chetna Yatra of L.K. Advani, which was flagged off from Chapra by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday morning, is the sixth ... Read more...

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BJP’s leadership vacuum will help Congress (Comment)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Even as the Congress walks gingerly through a political minefield, fending off the Wikileaks exposures while partially defusing the crises caused by the financial swindles, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned after obituary references (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned on the first day of the monsoon session Monday after obituary references and paying of tributes. The Rajya Sabha, before being ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly adjourned for day


July 26th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 26 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh assembly that began Monday was adjourned for the day after tributes were paid to late vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned till Tuesday


July 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on the first day of the monsoon session of parliament Monday after tributes were paid to former vice president and chairperson ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourns after tribute to ex-VP Shekhawat, Kargil martyrs


July 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on Monday.The lower house assembled at 11 ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for day


July 26th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on the first day of the monsoon session of parliament Monday. The lower house assembled at 11 p.m., which ... Read more...

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BJP has to grapple with old friends, sulking allies (Comment)


June 19th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in the throes of change. While several former members like Jaswant Singh and Ram Jethmalani are returning to the party, some of ... Read more...

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BJP vague on Jaswant, Uma Bharti’s return


May 26th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Wednesday ambiguous about the much touted return of veterans Jaswant Singh and Uma Bharti to the party fold. ... Read more...

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Arjun Munda all set to be new Jharkhand Chief Minister


May 16th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, May 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arjun Munda is all set to be the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Munda's name has been cleared by the BJP central ... Read more...

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Thousands bid farewell to Bhairon Singh Shekhawat


May 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Thousands of people, including senior politicians, Sunday bid a tearful adieu to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat as his funeral procession began from his home and ... Read more...

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Paswan, Sharad Yadav remember Shekhawat as a person beyond politics


May 16th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): As former Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat passed away on Saturday morning, a wave of sorrow overwhelmed the political leaders in the country.In New Delhi, Lok ... Read more...

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Jaitley, BJP leaders pay tributes to Shekhawat


May 16th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) presidents Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu and party spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan, Chavan pay tribute to Shekhawat (Lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Ashok Chavan paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. "Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was ... Read more...

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Shiela Dikshit condoles Shekhawat’s death


May 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Saturday condoled the demise of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, describing him as an "experienced and dedicated leader". "He was an ... Read more...

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Shekhawat was a close friend, says Vajpayee


May 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Saturday condoled the death of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying he was a "close friend, a tall leader ... Read more...

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Former vice president Shekhawat dies at 86 (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who made an unsuccessful bid at becoming president two years ago, died at a hospital here Saturday. He was 86. Shekhawat, who ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders pay rich tributes to Shekhawat


May 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Political leaders from Maharashtra paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, terming Shekhawat "a great ... Read more...

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Shekhawat excelled in all positions he held: PM


May 15th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the death of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying he excelled in all positions he held and his persona ... Read more...

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Shekhawat was an elder statesman: Krishna


May 15th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday condoled the death of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying the country had lost an elder statesman. "In him, we ... Read more...

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Shekhawat’s demise an irreparable loss: Gadkari


May 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday mourned the demise of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying the country had lost an able administrator ... Read more...

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Shekhawat, a vice president and political stalwart liked by all (Obituary)


May 15th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A farmer, a policeman and finally India's vice president. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was an amiable leader who rose ... Read more...

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President, Vice President, PM condole Bhairon Singh Shekhawat’s demise


May 15th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Leaders across the political spectrum on Saturday condoled the sad demise of the former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil condoled the death ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles Shekhawat’s demise


May 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday condoled the demise of his predecessor Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying he had "a glorious record of service to the country". "Shri Shekhawat had ... Read more...

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Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat is dead (Lead)


May 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died at a hospital here Saturday, Bharatiya Janata Party officials said. He was 86. Shekhawat, who was three-time Rajasthan chief minister, ... Read more...

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Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat dies


May 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital here on Saturday. He was 87.Shekhawat was admitted to the ICU of the hospital ... Read more...

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Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat dead


May 15th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died at a hospital here Saturday, Bharatiya Janata Party officials said. He was 86. Shekhawat was admitted to the Sawai Man Singh ... Read more...

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Former vice president Shekhawat’s health deteriorates


May 15th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has been admitted to a hospital in Jaipur after he complained of uneasiness and breathing trouble.Doctors treating him said: "His condition is ... Read more...

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Shekhawat says Jaswant’s expulsion wrong


September 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat on Thursday said the decision to expel Jaswant Singh was wrong."The way Jaswant Singh ... Read more...

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Now Shekhawat backs Jaswant, questions expulsion


September 10th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Former vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Thursday came out in support of expelled Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh and questioned the party's decision. "The way Jaswant was ... Read more...

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Kataria to be new BJP leader in Rajasthan assembly?


September 7th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Former minister Gulab Chand Kataria appears to be leading the race in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to be the new leader of the opposition in the ... Read more...

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