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Sri Lanka at ‘critical point’ post-LTTE, says politician (Interview)


November 15th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 15 (IANS) A prominent Sri Lankan politician who played a key role in the peace process says his country stands at "a critical point" when decision makers need ... Read more...

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Did not discuss filling up cabinet posts: Karunanidhi


October 26th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday said that he did not discuss the subject of providing replacements in the cabinet ... Read more...

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No ministership for Reddy brothers


August 12th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday virtually ended the hopes of mining barons, the Reddy brothers, of becoming ministers in Karnataka again till ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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DMK silent on cabinet representation, alliance (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to its earlier announcements, the DMK's general council, which met here Sunday, remained silent on the crucial issues of naming two representatives for the union ... Read more...

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DMK moots filling cabinet posts, alliance


July 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) A day after its succession rivalry became apparent, the politically-battered DMK Sunday again met here to discuss the electoral debacle of May, continuation of alliance with ... Read more...

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Chandy, six others to be sworn in Kerala Wednesday


May 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) With the newly elected Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala completing the first round of cabinet seat sharing, the first batch of ministers will be ... Read more...

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Cabinet berths for Congress’ Kerala allies


May 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Congress has "more or less" decided to give all its allies cabinet berths in the new Kerala government, chief minister in waiting Oommen Chandy said."Yes, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s headache: Scarce cabinet berths, many aspirants


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's success in getting back the support of 11 party rebels comes with a headache - scarce cabinet berths and many aspirants.Karnataka ... Read more...

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Disqualification of MLAs upheld, Yeddyurappa gets a relief (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday upheld the disqualification of five Independent legislators who rebelled against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and reduced his government to ... Read more...

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David Miliband to run for Labour party leader


May 13th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) The race for the leadership of Britain's opposition Labour party began Wednesday with the former foreign secretary David Miliband announcing his candidacy to succeed Gordon Brown. Miliband, 44, ... Read more...

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Conservative David Cameron Is The New British PM


May 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): David Cameron is the dynamic and vigorous chief, who renovated the Conservative party of right-wing icon, Margaret Thatcher. Cameron became the new British Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Indian Canadian restored to cabinet post after exoneration


May 5th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, May 5 (IANS) Kash Heed, the Indian-origin solicitor general of British Columbia province in Canada who was cleared of any wrongdoing in his poll campaign last year, was Tuesday ... Read more...

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3 Indian Canadians charged with poll fraud


May 4th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver (British Columbia), May 4 (IANS) Three Indian-Canadian men here have been charged with poll malpractices in the last year's election campaign of Indian-origin British Columbia's former solicitor-general Kash Heed. Canada's British Columbia ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian minister under scanner quits post


April 10th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, April 10 (IANS) Kash Heed, the Indian-origin solicitor general of British Columbia province in Canada who is under scanner for alleged election malpractices, resigned Friday.A former chief of West ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim’s 1998 sacking was lawful: Malaysian court


March 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) Malaysia's Federal Court Monday ruled that the sacking of Anwar Ibrahim as deputy prime minister and finance minister 11 years ago was lawful. Court of Appeal president Alauddin ... Read more...

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Tiwari’s Congress membership status to be known Thursday


December 30th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Congress said Wednesday that details about the party membership of N.D. Tiwari, who quit as the Andhra Pradesh governor following a sex scandal, would be known ... Read more...

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Is Tiwari a Congress member? Party is confused


December 29th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Is disgraced former Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tiwari still a Congress member? The party does not seem to know. Congress spokesman Shakeel Ahmed said it was a convention ... Read more...

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Day after: Congress remains mum on Tiwari (Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day after the country was shocked by reports that dragged Andhra Pradesh Governor Narayan Dutt Tiwari's name into a sordid sex scandal, the Congress Saturday refused ... Read more...

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Independent legislator withdraws support to Karnataka BJP government


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) An Independent legislator Monday withdrew support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka but there was no threat to the B.S. Yeddyurappa ministry's survival. K. Varthur ... Read more...

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From Maharashtra Deora retains petroleum, Patel aviation


May 29th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Murli Deora of the Congress in Maharashtra Thursday retained the cabinet portfolio of petroleum and natural gas while Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel from ... Read more...

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DMK wants 7 Cabinet berths in the new UPA govt


May 17th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 17 (ANI): Having played a key role in ensuring a United Progressive Alliance's success in Tamil Nadu, the M.Karunanidhi-led Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam is likely to ask seven cabinet berths ... Read more...

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No plans to quit Third Front: Deve Gowda (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda Wednesday maintained that his party was not quitting the Third Front and said his son H.D. ... Read more...

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What makes India’s regional parties tick


March 14th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) With the Congress unable to regain its former hold over voters and with no one in a position to defeat India's grand old party on its ... Read more...

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Mugabe allocates main cabinet portfolios to Zanu-PF party


October 12th, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Harare, Oct 11 (DPA) Attempts to settle Zimbabwe's political crisis appeared to be shattered Saturday after President Robert Mugabe allocated all the incoming power-sharing government's critical portfolios to his Zanu-PF party.The move ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP minister quits


August 24th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) Karnataka Horticulture Minister S.K. Bellubbi Sunday resigned from the ministry to make way for a new entrant in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from opposition Janata Dal-Secular.Umesh ... Read more...

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No demand for Cabinet berths for SP: Amar Singh


July 24th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party chose to be diplomatic about joining the UPA Government after helping it to win the confidence motion in the Parliament.SP general secretary Amar ... Read more...

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BJP begins its rule in south with 30-member ministry (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) After decades of waiting, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday heralded its rule in south India with a 30-member ministry headed by B.S. Yeddyurappa taking office in Karnataka. ... Read more...

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PPP respects PML-Ns democratic right of resigning from govt


May 13th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 13 (ANI): Senior PPP leader and Pakistan s Information Minister Sherry Rehman has said that resigning from the federal coalition government was a democratic right of the PML-Q ... Read more...

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New coalition partners squabble for key cabinet berths in new Pak govt


March 24th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 24 (ANI): Even as the stage for oath-taking ceremony of the new Yusuf Raza Gillani-government is all set in Islamabad, a tug of war has begun among the coalition ... Read more...

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Eurosceptic Czech President Klaus wins re-election


February 16th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA Prague, Feb 16 (DPA) Eurosceptic Czech President Vaclav Klaus has won re-election as a majority of 141 from 279 present lawmakers backed him in the key third ballot of the second presidential ... Read more...

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