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Will cooperate with CBI on probe into iron ore scam: Shettar


September 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday said his government will "fully cooperate" with CBI in its probe into massive illegal export of iron ore ... Read more...

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Virbhadra determined to steer assembly poll (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Former union minister and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh is determined to lead the Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. And will ensure ... Read more...

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Be prepared for LS polls ‘anytime in 2013′, Mulayam to party (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav appears to have fast tracked his party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls by reportedly asking his party men to be ... Read more...

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BJP replaces Gowda with Shettar in Karnataka (Roundup)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Buckling under mounting pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the BJP Sunday said D.V. Sadananda Gowda was being replaced as the Karnataka chief minister by Rural ... Read more...

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Bitter caste battles grip Congress and BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Casual visitors to Karnataka these days will find it hard to believe that the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are India's national parties. They ... Read more...

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Sadananda Gowda in Delhi, Yeddyurappa calls him ‘traitor’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, facing a bid by his predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa to oust him, arrived in New Delhi Sunday to meet ... Read more...

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Talks on with Yeddyurappa, says Gadkari (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday said the party leadership was in talks with former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to settle the ... Read more...

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Vijay Bahuguna named Uttarakhand chief minister (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, March 12 (IANS) After nearly a week of deadlock, Uttarakhand will get a chief minister with the Congress naming its Tehri-Garhwal MP Vijay Bahuguna as the leader ... Read more...

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Few takers in Karnataka BJP for nation-first mantra (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goes to great lengths to claim that its members are driven by the motto of 'nation-first, party-second and individual-last'. But ... Read more...

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BJP in another row: Karnataka advocate general quits


February 9th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) For the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, nothing seems to be going right as the state's advocate general B.V. Acharya has quit citing ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa told to appear in court in corruption case


February 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, his two sons, son-in-law and a former minister were Saturday told by a court to appear before it March ... Read more...

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Bright sun brings highest turnout in Uttarakhand (Third Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Bright sunshine, and the consequent let up in the cold conditions, resulted in the highest turnout of voters in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, which ... Read more...

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Leadership battle intensifies in Karnataka BJP


December 28th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The leadership battle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intensified Wednesday with rival groups mounting pressure on central leaders to settle the issue ... Read more...

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Farooq angry over talk of chief minister’s rotation


December 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has conveyed his anger over the repeated talk of rotating the Jammu and Kashmir chief ministership between the ... Read more...

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Congress steps up campaign for rotational chief minister


December 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Congress, the ruling alliance partner of National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, has stepped up its campaign for rotational chief ministership, seeking its own party leader ... Read more...

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Krishna moves high court to quash illegal mining case


December 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday petitioned the Karnataka High Court to quash the illegal mining case against him, a day after police launched a ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Embarrassment for Congress as Krishna faces probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) The Congress, reeling under attack over corruption and other issues at the national level, Saturday faced embarrassment as Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna came under ... Read more...

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Kerala local bodies can give licence for liquor shops


December 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 1 (IANS) Following protests from anti-liquor campaign activists, Kerala Excise Minister K. Babu made modifications in the liquor policy that now empowers local bodies to give sanction for ... Read more...

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Surveys show BJP will win in Uttar Pradesh: Gadkari


October 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari claimed Sunday that internal surveys conducted by certain agencies indicate his party would attain power in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Congress minister’s pro-Omar remark draws party’s flak


October 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking strong exception to their party's minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din's remark that Omar Abdullah will stay on as chief minister for the full term, Congress leaders in ... Read more...

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I am not in race for chief ministership: Steel minister Beni Prasad


October 21st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress leader and union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma here Friday claimed he would not be in the race for becoming chief minister of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Khanduri again becomes Uttarkahand chief minister


September 11th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Sep 11 (IANS) B.C. Khanduri was Sunday sworn in for the second time as the chief minister of the poll-bound Uttarakhand. Khanduri, 76, a former union minister and ... Read more...

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New Karnataka ministry likely next week


August 6th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) Two days after boycotting the swearing-in of Karnataka's new Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, his rivals in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party met him Saturday ... Read more...

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Yeddurappa exit signals end of troubled rule


July 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The exit of B.S. Yeddyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in Karnataka and south India, signals the end of a troubled three-year rule ... Read more...

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Omar to be Kashmir CM for full six years: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said Omar Abdullah would serve his full six-year term as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir because the ... Read more...

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Admired abroad, ridiculed at home: Karnataka’s dubious distinction (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 27th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 27 (IANS) From being a well-governed state, proud of its capital Bangalore hailed world over as an IT powerhouse, Karnataka is now being tagged as the "most ... Read more...

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Jailed women leaders who have bounced back to power


May 20th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The arrest of Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi's daughter, has raised questions whether her political career is finished. However, history is in favour of the ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed likely to get cabinet rank soon


May 18th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader and Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed is likely to be elevated to cabinet rank ... Read more...

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Tibetans hold prayers for Arunachal chief minister


May 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan exiles Thursday assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town for a special prayer service for Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, who, along ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s death mourned


May 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Leaders across the country Wednesday mourned the death of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash.Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, who served briefly ... Read more...

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I don’t dream of becoming PM: Nitish Kumar


March 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Mar 27 (ANI): Reiterating that he does harbour the ambitions of holding the post of Prime Minister of the country, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the people have thrust ... Read more...

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No shifts in J.K chief ministerships: Farooq Abdullah


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb.20 (ANI): Union Cbinet Minister and National conference leader, Farooq Abdullah, has said that there will be no change of chief ministership in Jammu and Kashmir for next three years."There have ... Read more...

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High court terms rule of law in Patna as ‘jungle’


January 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) After over a decade, the Patna High Court has once again used the word 'jungle' while referring to the state of rule of law in this capital city."Patna ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves for Delhi to undertake fast


January 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Former MP Y.S.Jaganmohan Reddy Sunday left for New Delhi along with 1,500 supporters to undertake a one-day fast there Jan 11 to highlight the woes of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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YSR’s son moves poll panel to register new party


January 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Wednesday stepped up the process to float a new political party by submitting an ... Read more...

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