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FDI will ruin Himachal’s apple industry: Minister


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday slammed the central government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying imported apples would ruin the state's Rs.2,000-crore ... Read more...

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‘Himachal on Sale’ say BJP, Congress (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) "Himachal on Sale" is the slogan on which the ruling BJP and the opposition hope to outsmart each other at the coming assembly polls. Both ... Read more...

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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

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Bill to relax land ceiling law in Himachal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) In the run up to the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Monday introduced a bill to amend the land ceiling law to ... Read more...

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Congress walkout from Himachal assembly over graft


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) The monsoon session of Himachal Pradesh assembly began Monday on a stormy note with the Congress staging a walkout, demanding a probe into the 'chargesheet' ... Read more...

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Congress MP uses dialogue to describe Parrikar’s work ethic


August 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) A Congress MP Saturday used a dialogue from the iconic film 'Sholay' to describe what he believed was the work ethic of the 12-member Goa ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers’ ground lease to be cancelled


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's BJP government has begun the process of cancelling the controversial lease of a playground given to the Churchill Brothers football club run by two Congress ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP Karnataka government for Mangalore assault


July 31st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress Monday slammed the BJP government in Karanataka over assault on students by a Hindu group activists, saying that such incidents had taken ... Read more...

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Over 38 percent of Himachal’s hydropower potential tapped


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8,824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23,000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Perform pooja for rains: Karnataka government to temples


July 20th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The new BJP government in Karnataka headed by Jagadish Shettar was Friday caught in a row over advising temples across the state to perform special ... Read more...

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Vice presidential hopefull Jaswant Singh comes full circle


July 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party, which had once expelled Jaswant Singh for his laudatory views on Pakistan's founder, Monday managed to build consensus on him ... Read more...

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Drops of benevolence turn into ocean of charity (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) Small acts of benevolence have turned into an ocean of charity in Himachal Pradesh.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's request to people to contribute generously towards ... Read more...

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BJP gives Karnataka third chief minister in four years (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka, marred by dissidence and corruption, Thursday scored another first with Jagadish Shettar becoming the party's third chief minister in four ... Read more...

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Himalayan Ski Village project delay costs state dearly


July 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 8 (IANS) The delay in commissioning the multibillion-dollar Himalayan Ski Village project, promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town, ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP legislator again challenges party


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The infighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Himachal Pradesh refuses to die down with a legislator again demanding a change in leadership ... Read more...

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No discrimination aggainst Himachal: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is indulging in false and misleading propaganda that the central government is discriminating against the state, union ... Read more...

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Eight Karnataka ministers quit, demand chief minister’s ouster (Third Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Karnataka's BJP government, eight ministers, loyal to scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, quit Friday to pressure the party leadership to ... Read more...

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Eight Yeddyurappa loyalists quit Karnataka ministry (Second Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Karnataka's BJP government, eight ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ministry Friday to pressure the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Leadership tussle in Karnataka leaves CM embarrassed


June 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) The tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued Thursday as the central party leadership snubbed the beleaguered Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Be humane, employ people: Goa church


June 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 28 (IANS) The Goa Church Thursday asked the BJP government to show "humane consideration" and employ the 200-odd field supervisors in the mining and geology department whose ... Read more...

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Nothing to do with Virbhadra episode, says BJP


June 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The BJP rejected the charge of Virbhadra Singh, who resigned from the union cabinet Tuesday, that its state government in Himachal Pradesh hatched a ... Read more...

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Virbhadra calls graft case ‘concocted’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday refuted the charge of corruption against him, terming it a "concocted case" and a ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP legislator seeks change in state leadership


June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The infighting within Himachal Pradesh's BJP government came to the fore Wednesday after a party legislator wrote to party president Nitin Gadkari seeking a leadership ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Congress to woo tribals


June 7th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections next year, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is desperate to woo the tribal community.Congress leaders say the gulf between them and the ... Read more...

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BJP has made Karnataka the most corrupt state: Rahul Gandhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), June 3 (IANS) On a day when a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was convicted and jailed in a bribery case, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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BJP the dark horse in Kerala by-election


June 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) In Saturday's Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, where elections have always been a battle between the Congress and the Left, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is, ... Read more...

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No bail for mining baron Reddy


May 30th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy's bail plea was rejected by a court here Wednesday on the ground that his offence was of ... Read more...

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Blame game over Himachal power plant ordered to be razed


May 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh High Court direction to dismantle a private firm's thermal power plant in Solan district over green concerns appears to have given political ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP government safe, for now (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party government is safe for now as former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday announced that he has "temporarily put off the decision ... Read more...

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Hectic efforts on to save Karnataka’s BJP government (Second lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was Sunday struggling to save its government in Karnataka, as former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa slammed his successor and party ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... Read more...

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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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