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Patnaik demands rollback of diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday demanded a rollback of the diesel price hike saying it will hit everyone.He also flayed the cap on ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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Attack on woman cop during Odisha rally triggers outrage


September 7th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The thrashing and near-molestation of a woman constable by a mob during an anti-government rally here Thursday has triggered outrage, with activists and police Friday demanding ... Read more...

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Uproar in Odisha assembly over coal blocks allocation


August 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) Allocation of coal blocks caused an uproar in the Odisha assembly with the opposition Congress demanding an inquiry into recommendations made by the Biju Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Most opposition parties favour debate over coal saga


August 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has paralysed parliament demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation but most other opposition groups favour a debate on ... Read more...

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Patnaik highlights government’s achievements on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday turned his Independence Day address into an occasion to highlight his government's performance.After hoisting the tricolour at the Independence Day ... Read more...

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Congress shielding those with black money abroad, says Ramdev (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday hit out at the Congress after the government ignored his 5 p.m. deadline for acting on his demands - bringing ... Read more...

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Indian who dodged Philippine rebels to return by Tuesday


August 11th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) K.V. Biju, who managed to escape from the clutches of Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines and who is now safe in Sulu in that country ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Nitish meets Jaswant, pledges support


July 26th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday met NDA's vice-presidential candidate Jaswant Singh and expressed full support to him.Nitish Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Sangma gets less than expected votes from MPs


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) P. A. Sangma, whose candidature for the presidential elections was backed by key opposition parites, not only pulled less than expected votes in some ... Read more...

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Sangma second tribal from Meghalaya to lose presidential poll


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma Sunday is the second tribal leader from Meghalaya who failed to win the presidential election after the late ... Read more...

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Pranab is India’s next president, Sangma bruised (Intro Roundup)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee, the ruling United Progressive Alliance's key strategist and a long-time minister, was Sunday elected India's 13th president by an overwhelming ... Read more...

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Pranab heads for Rashtrapati Bhavan, Sangma bruised (Roundup)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Statesman and sagacious strategist, 76-year-old Pranab Mukherjee was Sunday voted India's 13th president by a vast majority of MPs and legislators across the political ... Read more...

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India needs Pranab as president: Sharad Yadav


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Sunday said the nation needed a president like Pranab Mukherjee, particularly keeping in mind the 2014 general elections.Stating ... Read more...

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Counting of presidential poll votes begins (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes for the presidential poll began here Sunday with UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee looking set to win.Senior Congress leaders including Home Minister ... Read more...

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Pranab will win, claims UPA


July 17th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Two days ahead of the presidential poll, the UPA Tuesday claimed its nominee Pranab Mukherjee will win comfortably with Mamata Banerjee also extending her ... Read more...

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Goyat snaps 800m National record


July 15th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Mandeep Goyat of Maharashtra won the boys' 800 metres run in a National and meet record time of one minute, 52.66 seconds as the curtains came ... Read more...

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Sangma arrives in Odisha to seek support


July 15th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Presidential candidate Purno Sangma arrived in Odisha Sunday to seek support for the July 19 poll.Chief whip of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Rabi ... Read more...

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Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for UPA, supporting parties before presidential poll


July 13th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi would host a lunch for MPs of the UPA and supporting parties a day before July 19 presidential polls, ... Read more...

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Pranab hopeful of Mamata’s support (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who was in Odisha Wednesday evening to gather support for himself in the July 19 election, hoped ... Read more...

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Pranab in Odisha to seek support


July 11th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Odisha Wednesday evening to gather support for himself in the July 19 election to the high ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Sangma’s plea against Pranab (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday rejected opposition candidate P.A. Sangma's plea against the decision of the returning officer for the presidential election accepting the nomination ... Read more...

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Many BSP, JD-U members supporting me: Sangma


July 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday said that many Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and Janata Dal-U members have rebelled against their party leadership to back his ... Read more...

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Sangma dodges questions on daughter’s vote in presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday dodged questions on whom his daughter and central minister Agatha Sangma would vote for in the July 19 election."The ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM urges coalition partners not to support Sangma


July 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has appealed to his coalition partners in the state to revisit their decision to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. ... Read more...

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Sangma to decide Thursday on petition against Mukherjee


July 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma said Thursday that a final decision on filing a formal complaint against the approval of Pranab Mukherjee's nomination would ... Read more...

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Team Sangma may go to court against Pranab’s nomination


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After their demand to cancel presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's nomination was rejected, the other contender for the post, P. Sangma, and his supporters plan ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s UDP to support Sangma in presidential poll


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) The United Democratic Party, a part of Meghalaya's Congress-led coalition government, Monday decided to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma in the July ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; ISI says Mukherjee quit June 20 (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought the cancellation of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the presidential election, alleging that he was holding ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; ISI says Mukherjee quit July 20 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought the cancellation of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the presidential election, alleging that he was holding ... 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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Agatha Sangma skips third event in 10 days to avoid media


June 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) For the third time in 10 days, Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma skipped an event Saturday, apparently to avoid media scrutiny ... Read more...

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