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Sting illegal, Bangaru tells court


September 4th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman Tuesday sought suspension of his four-year jail term in a bribery case and told the Delhi High Court that ... Read more...

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Probe against officials for illegal mining in Goa


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on the central government, Goa's BJP Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said officials from the union ministry for environment and forests would ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests outside PM’s, BJP chief’s residences


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Charging the Congress and the BJP with looting the country through the allocation of coal blocks, activist and former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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BJP backs government on Pakistan-based elements stoking violence


August 20th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it backed the government's stand that the violence in northeast India and the return of the region's ... Read more...

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President, cabinet, leaders pays tribute to Deshmukh (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari were among leaders from across the political spectrum who paid tributes ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar grapples with ministry formation (Evening Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, set to take oath Thursday as the Karnataka chief minister, was in New Delhi late Wednesday to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders ... Read more...

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Gowda resigns, Shettar stakes claim, faces ministry-making hurdle (Afternoon Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday quit as Karnataka chief minister and Jagadish Sehttar staked claim to form the new government as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Joshi’s posters surfaces in Shimla too


July 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Posters in support of former BJP general secretary Sanjay Joshi, the bete noire of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, surfaced in this Himachal Pradesh capital ... Read more...

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Shettar elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) After day-long hankering over power spoils, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday elected Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar as leader of its legislature wing, paving ... Read more...

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BJP emissary in Bangalore to save government (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit the ministry Friday, Saturday ruled out any compromise on their demand for removing ... Read more...

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BJP rushes emissary to resolve Karnataka crisis


June 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The BJP Saturday stepped up efforts to resolve the crisis in its ruling Karnataka unit, a day after eight loyalists of B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa loyalist ministers may quit Karnataka ministry


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Around ten Karnataka ministers will quit the ministry late Friday if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership does not commit to removing Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Factions sprout by the day in ruling BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) The monsoon may be playing truant in Karnataka, hit by drought last year too, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has become a fertile ... Read more...

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War rages in Bihar between BJP, JD-U (Bihar Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) A vocal war is raging in Bihar between the two parties which rule the state -- the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Chief ... Read more...

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‘BJP not to sever ties with Shiv Sena over Pranab’


June 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Terming Shiv Sena's support to Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post as "unfortunate", Maharashtra's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sudhir Mungantiwar ruled out any possibility ... Read more...

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Don’t go for power ‘at any cost’, says Rajnath


June 9th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 9 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said his party will pay a price if it shunned principles for the sake of power."Our politics must be based ... Read more...

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BJP promises NDA government at centre by 2014


May 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari Friday asserted that the party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government would rule the centre after the 2014 general elections."A ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP releases Congress’s charge sheet


May 17th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday released documents it said were the Congress's unreleased "charge sheet" against the state's top leaders, including ... Read more...

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Seven Karnataka ministers loyal to Yeddyurappa offer to quit


May 12th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe corruption charges against B.S. Yeddyurappa, the former Karnataka chief minister secured ... Read more...

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BJP faces embarrassment, trouble as polls near (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Ruling Karnataka for the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will complete four years in power May 30 with little to cheer and much ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


May 9th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Factional in-fighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka intensified late Wednesday with legislators supporting former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa launching a signature ... Read more...

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‘Mining activity in Goa should be five days a week’


April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) All mining activity in Goa should be limited to five days a week to make it sustainable, to keep tabs on the extent of ore extraction ... Read more...

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Time for BJP to introspect: Congress on Bangaru conviction


April 27th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The conviction of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman in a fake arms deal is an indication for the party to introspect, ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman convicted for taking bribe


April 27th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman was convicted by a Delhi court Friday for accepting a bribe from a fake arms dealer ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman graft case Friday


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A court here will Friday pronounce its verdict in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting ... Read more...

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Court decision April 27 on Bangaru Laxman graft case


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Delhi court will April 27 deliver its judgment in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for three new civic bodies Sunday


April 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with a hope that ... Read more...

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Punjab gets 21 new chief parliamentary secretaries


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Brushing aside criticism of adding further financial and administrative burden on the debt-ridden Punjab government, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday went ahead with the ... Read more...

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Ahead of Delhi civic polls, Gadkari attacks Congress


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress-led Delhi government, urging people to defeat the "corruption-riddled" ... Read more...

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BJP expels seven rebel councillors


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday expelled seven rebel councillors for six years for filing nomination against party candidates in the April 15 Municipal ... Read more...

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Gadkari hits out at Anshuman Mishra, calls allegations baseless


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Joining other party leaders in slamming NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Sunday dismissed the allegations levelled by Mishra ... Read more...

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Delhi Lokayukta should answer on report: Sheila Dikshit


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday downplayed the Lokayukta report to Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna, which sought a review of recommendations about censuring Dikshit ... Read more...

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No intention to defame anyone: Sheila Dikshit


March 15th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Nwe Delhi, March 15 (IANS) With Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta threatening to sue for defamation, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Thursday she had not intended to defame anyone."Let ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP split wide open (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday showed it functions as two units with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa keeping open the option of leaving ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh BJP chief offers to quit


March 8th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Taking responsibility for the dismal performance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, state unit chief Surya Pratap Shahi has ... Read more...

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