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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Prasad to be deputy opposition leader in Rajya Sabha


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad is set to become the deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha as his name was suggested ... Read more...

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Congress keeps away from Singhvi CD controversy


April 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Steering clear of the CD controversy involving Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Congress Wednesday termed the issue as a "personal matter" and refused to confirm or ... Read more...

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Opposition, Congress spar over UPA’s ‘governance deficit’


April 18th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Is the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) floundering in its vision? Are compulsions of coalition a handicap in effective decision making? These questions were raised ... Read more...

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Omar made National Conference working president


April 7th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 7 (IANS) While retaining the presidency of the National Conference, central minister Farooq Abdullah has named his son and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah as the ... Read more...

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Assembly results major blow for Congress, Rahul


March 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress leaders admitted they were stunned as results from five state elections showed the party faced defeats in Punjab and Goa and a poor ... Read more...

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Maldives president quits after street protests, vice president takes over (Roundup)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed quit under pressure Tuesday after weeks of protests triggered by a judge's arrest saw mutinous police personnel backing opposition activists and ... Read more...

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Maldives vice president takes oath as head of state


February 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldives Vice President Mohammad Waheed Hassan Tuesday took oath as the president after Mohamed Nasheed announced his resignation amid protests.Hussain Shareef, chief spokesperson and member of ... Read more...

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BJP delegation to meet president over Lokal bill


December 31st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that a delegation of senior leaders will meet President Pratibha Patil Jan 3 to register the party's ... Read more...

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Congress plans to move no-trust motion in Chhattisgarh


December 13th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) Alleging rampant corruption and rise in staged shootouts in the state, the Congress Tuesday announced it would bring in a no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Farooq cautions Congress on PDP’s designs


November 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday warned its alliance partner Congress against walking into the trap of the main opposition Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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NC worried over Mustafa Kamal’s outburst


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) is worried about how its workers will react to senior leader Mustafa Kamal terming Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Omar asks uncle not to drag him into controversy


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday refused to get dragged into a controversy sparked off by his uncle, Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, who was ... Read more...

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Parties term Uttar Pradesh split a political stunt (Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Major political parties have described the Uttar Pradesh cabinet's decision to divide the state into four as a political stunt aimed at the coming ... Read more...

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Congress, NC war of words hots up in Kashmir


November 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) The war of words between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partners exacerbated Tuesday with the Congress hitting out at a National Conference leader's claim that infighting ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi recuperating, visitors banned


September 12th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid intense speculation about Sonia Gandhi's health, the Congress party says its president is recuperating after a surgery in the US but no visitors ... Read more...

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Any news on Sonia Gandhi will be shared: Congress


September 6th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday refused to comment on reports of party chief Sonia Gandhi returning from abroad Tuesday evening and said any information about her ... Read more...

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Rahul returns home after visiting Sonia abroad


September 5th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi returned to Delhi Monday after visiting his mother Sonia Gandhi, who is abroad recuperating after a surgery, party sources ... Read more...

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Sonia in US for treatment, Rahul Congress in charge


August 5th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is in the US for an undisclosed medical treatment, the party said Thursday amid intense speculation that she had cancer. ... Read more...

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Congress activists pray for Sonia’s recovery


August 4th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Congress activists and leaders across Orissa Thursday visited temples and offered prayers for the early recovery of party president Sonia Gandhi who is abroad for ... Read more...

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Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi speedy recovery


August 4th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wished speedy recovery to Congress president Sonia Gandhi who underwent surgery abroad."Have come to know through media about ... Read more...

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PM’s comments on corruption unsatisfactory: BJP


June 30th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday termed as "unsatisfactory, highly elusive and also deeply deplorable" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on corruption during ... Read more...

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Congress working committee for tough line on Lokpal bill (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hinting at a tough line against the civil society leaders on the Lokpal bill, most members of the Congress working committe, at a meeting ... Read more...

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Congress working committee favours tough line on Lokpal bill


June 24th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hinting at a tough line against the civil society leaders on the Lokpal bill, most members of the Congress working committe, at a meeting ... Read more...

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What did Mayawati do for Dalits, asks BJP


April 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati must first list the steps she has taken for the betterment of Dalits before demanding the inclusion of a Dalit ... Read more...

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PM should reveal action on Shunglu panel report: BJP


April 1st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the V.K. Shunglu panel report, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said he should spell out the action ... Read more...

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Police face media fury over Patil’s beach photo


January 7th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 7 (IANS) The hauling of three photojournalists to the police station who photographed President Pratibha Patil while she was sunning herself at a Goa beach during a private visit ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro museum celebrates second anniversary


December 31st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) South Asia's first metro museum, showcasing the Delhi Metro -- at Patel Chowk metro station here, celebrated its second anniversary Friday by conducting quiz and drawing competitions ... Read more...

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Singhvi back as Congress spokesperson


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who was benched as party spokesperson following his appearance in a controversial lottery case in Kerala, was Monday back on the ... Read more...

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Pak likely to pull plug on CIA-operated drone strikes in N.Waziristan region


November 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 25 (ANI): In a major policy shift, Pakistan is likely to say 'No' to the United States over its CIA-operated drone strikes in the North Waziristan Agency, thus bringing ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned till tomorrow over 2G scam


November 15th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till Tuesday as the opposition continued to demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam.As ... Read more...

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2G scam: Uproar in Parliament, both Houses adjourned till noon


November 15th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noonas the opposition continued to demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into 2G spectrum allocation scam."We want JPC... ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro services hit for 30 minutes


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) After a series of disruptions last month, Metro services in Kolkata were hit again Tuesday morning for half an hour after a train developed a technical snag at ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro services hit again


October 29th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Kolkata Metro services, which have faced a series of disruptions this month, were hit again Friday morning after a train developed a technical snag at a station."The Kavi ... Read more...

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Aligarh university vice chancellor, students hold talks


October 13th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis Wednesday held talks with agitating students who launched a sit-in Oct 4 demanding restoration of the students' union, among other ... Read more...

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