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Congress has mismanaged economy: BJP (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government has grossly mismanaged the economy and is caught in a policy paralysis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday.A day after ... Read more...

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No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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Government discriminates against our states: BJP


August 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of discriminating against BJP-ruled states.It said the central government was creating hurdles ... Read more...

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PM making excuses for governance deficit, says BJP (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of making an excuse of "lack of political consensus" for "governance deficit" of ... Read more...

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Congress defends decision on coal blocks, slams CAG


August 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Congress Saturday defended the government decision not to auction coal blocks and slammed the country's chief auditor for its claim of Rs.1.86 lakh ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet on economic downturn (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Organising its act against Congress-led central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday organised a meeting of its chief ministers and state leaders to asses ... Read more...

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BJP chief ministers meet, discuss economy


August 18th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministers and key party leaders from all states Saturday met here to discuss economic situation in the country.The meeting, ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

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BJP chief ministers, leaders to meet in Delhi


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Chief ministers of the states ruled by the BJP, and key party leaders will be meeting here Saturday to discuss the present economic situation ... Read more...

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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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Officials, ambulances to go free on Yamuna Expressway


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) If you feel paying Rs.510 per round trip on your car on the newly opened Yamuna Expressway is steep, then try hitch hiking with any ... Read more...

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Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... Read more...

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‘New bill takes judge’s impeachment process to logical conclusion’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the Judicial Accountability Bill (JAB) would provide that once impeachment proceedings are initiated against an errant judge, they are ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI told to file report on Shinde, Deshmukh’s role


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former ... Read more...

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IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata in December (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 delegates, including policy makers, consultants and planners from both the public and the private sectors would participate in the three-day annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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Global IIT meet for first time in Kolkata in December


August 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) PanIIT, the global association of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni, will organise its annual global meet in Kolkata. The city will host the three-day meet ... Read more...

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Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily


August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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Top Myanmar officials to report their assets


July 31st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 31 (IANS) Myanmar's top officials will now have to report their assets to the president, a media report said Tuesday.Myanmar President's Office has notified the government members at ... Read more...

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Next Pakistan polls to be free and fair: Zardari


July 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has promised that the next general elections in the country will be free and fair, and that the ruling Pakistan Peoples ... Read more...

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Himachal, Punjab sign pact on Naina Devi ropeway


July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Thursday inked a pact here to link two pilgrimage centres with a 3.75-km ropeway.The Rs.85 crore ropeway would link Punjab's Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Pranab’s Delhi residence


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Boxes of sweets, bouquets of exotic flowers and drumbeats - celebrations began at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's residence here Sunday even before the ... Read more...

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Nuclear power or not? Leaders fight it out (Haryana Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Leaders of all political hues in Haryana are fighting a nuclear war these days. The leaders have gone ballistic with their positioning over the issue ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on hold till CMs respond, says Anand Sharma


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that the proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector has been kept in abeyance for ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks Punjab, Haryana’s support for FDI in retail


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will meet the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana Thursday to garner support for allowing foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks Rs.2,000 crore central aid for drought relief


July 17th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and sought Rs. 2,000 crore to tackle severe drought in the state."The ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Roundup)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A 34-member ministry headed by Jagadish Shettar Thursday took office in Karnataka, the third Bharatiya Janata Party government in fours years, with two deputy chief ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Afternoon Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar Thursday took oath as the Karnataka chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third man in the post in four years, and ... Read more...

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BJP gives Karnataka third chief minister in four years (Second lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka, hit by dissidence and corruption, Thursday scored another first with Jagadish Shettar becoming the party's third chief minister ... 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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Pakistani daily criticises new contempt law


July 11th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's new contempt law "for all practical purposes provides immunity to top holders to flout court orders", said a daily, calling it a bid to ... 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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Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time (News Analysis)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be gambling by changing its Karnataka chief minister - ostensibly with assembly elections in view, even though it ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government set to face opposition ire


July 8th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three weeks after a fire gutted the Maharashtra seccretariat, the Democratic Front government is preparing to face the opposition's ire over a host of issues ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s intervention to save temple


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by its president Nitin Gadkari Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of Uttarakhand's Dhari Devi temple, ... Read more...

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