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Trinamool quits UPA-II, government faces minority tag (Roundup)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers Friday resigned from the Manmohan Singh government and the party withdrew support to it over economic reforms, reducing the 40-month ... Read more...

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Mulayam says will support UPA to keep out communal forces


September 21st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday came to the rescue of the ruling UPA coalition, which was reduced to a minority following the ... Read more...

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UPA still has substantial majority: Congress


September 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said that the UPA had "substantial majority" in the Lok Sabha despite the Trinamool Congress deciding to withdraw support, but hoped ... Read more...

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SP to go it alone in Lok Sabha polls in UP: Mohan Singh


September 12th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will contest the next Lok Sabha elections on its own in Uttar Pradesh, party general secretary Mohan Singh said after moving the political ... Read more...

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We have sown seeds of Third Front: SP (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the BJP to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it had sowed the seeds ... Read more...

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CPI-M supporting Pranab to combat communal candidate: Buddhadeb


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the move was ... Read more...

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Sangma is candidate of communal forces: NCP (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to support P.A. Sangma for the presidency, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described the former Lok ... Read more...

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Sangma is candidate of communal forces: NCP


June 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to support P.A. Sangma for the presidency, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described the former Speaker ... Read more...

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Mulayam keeps Congress guessing on presidential race (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide who to back in the presidential race only after knowing the candidates ... Read more...

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Jogi targets Sangma, Congress distances itself


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday distanced itself from the remarks of its tribal leaders, led by former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, opposing the candidature of ... Read more...

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SP, BSP, Trinamool bailout government on NCTC in Rajya Sabha (Third Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday defeated opposition-backed amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in the Rajya Sabha, where it lacks majority, with help from ... Read more...

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SP, BSP, Trinamool help government score in Rajya Sabha (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday defeated opposition backed amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in the Rajya Sabha, despite lacking majority in the house, ... Read more...

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SP not joining UPA government: Mulayam (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) will not join the Congress-led central government, party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav said Monday."We are not joining the government," Mulayam Singh said, ... Read more...

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Mulayam says no to joining UPA government (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Scotching speculations, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday categorically dismissed reports that his party was going to join the United Progressive Alliance government ... Read more...

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SP not joining UPA government: Mulayam


March 19th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) is not joining the Congress-led central government, party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav said Monday."We are not joining the government," Mulayam Singh said, ... Read more...

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Bahuguna downplays Rawat’s dissent (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Downplaying party leader Harish Rawat's displeasure over his selection, Uttarakhand Chief Minister designate Vijay Bahuguna Tuesday said it was the Congress party's internal matter ... Read more...

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Maya’s olive branch to Congress on Uttarakhand


March 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) In keeping with her image of springing surprises, Uttar Pradesh's outgoing chief minister Mayawati has decided to extend "unconditional support" to the Congress in Uttarakhand ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, turnout over 80 percent (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa seems to have opted against a Saturday siesta with 82.8 percent of its 10.26 lakh voters exercising their franchise to pick a 40-member assembly, ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, as high as 80 percent (Evening Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa appears to have opted against a Saturday siesta as nearly eight lakh people voted to pick a 40-member assembly, with all political players claiming ... Read more...

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Polling reaches 60 percent in Goa


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) With less than two hours left for polling in Goa to end, over 60 percent of 10.26 lakh voters had already exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

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DU students remember victims of Gujarat riots


February 27th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Stressing on communal harmony, a group of Delhi University students Monday staged a street play calling for justice to the victims of Gujarat riots 10 ... Read more...

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‘Face’ of Gujarat riots to launch Mumbai protest initiative


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Qutubuddin Ansari, the famous 'face' of the 2002 Gujarat riots, will exhort Indians to mark as a black day the 10th anniversary of the carnage ... Read more...

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Rebels make Goa parties wobble ahead of polls (Goa Newsletter)


February 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) As the March 3 assembly polls inch closer, rebellion has surfaced in Goa's political ranks, with those who have been denied party tickets threatening to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress ties up with Dalit party


January 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress has joined hands with a Dalit party, Bharatiya Republican Party-Bahujan Mahasangh (BRPBM), ahead of the next month's civic and zila parishad polls in ... Read more...

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BJP trying to use Anna as front, says Congress


December 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to use Anna Hazare as a "front" and said constitutional process cannot be ... Read more...

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Congress hits out at Hazare over remarks on Rahul, Sonia


December 13th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit out at Anna Hazare for his attacks on party chief Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi, terming the remarks ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh sets out on yatra across Uttar Pradesh


September 12th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav Monday set out on a three-month road-trip across Uttar Pradesh to highlight the Mayawati regime's ... Read more...

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Ramdev alleges rape attempts during police crackdown (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) In startling revelations days after the June 4 crackdown on his camp at tge Ramlila ground, yoga guru Baba Ramdev alleged Sunday there were attempts ... Read more...

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Ramdev propped up by communal, political forces: Congress (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,June 5 (IANS) Terming yoga guru Baba Ramdev a person propped up by "communal and political forces rejected by the electorate", the Congress party Sunday decided to hold public ... Read more...

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Left accepts defeat in West Bengal, Kerala (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday accepted defeat in West Bengal, where a Trinamool Congress wave crushed it, and in Kerala, where it narrowly ... Read more...

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Voices of dissonance against Anna and Co


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, historian K.N. Panikkar and activist Shabnam Hashmi Friday strongly objected to the "authoritarian" attitude adopted by social reformer Anna Hazare in ... Read more...

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Arjun’s death irreparable loss to national polity: Congress


March 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Paying tributes to veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh, the party said in a resolution Saturday that his death was an "irreparable loss not only ... Read more...

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CWC condoles Arjun Singh’s demise, describes him a symbol of secular values


March 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The newly constituted Congress Working Committee, which met here on Saturday to condole the demise of veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh passed a resolution describing the ... Read more...

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Take action over 23 Hindu temple burglaries: Dhaka daily


February 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) The government must act over the spate of 23 burglaries in Hindu temples in and around Dhaka in the past few months, a local daily said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Rahul exhorts partymen to pull up socks


January 18th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi here Tuesday exhorted partymen to pull up their socks and come out on the streets with the aim to bring the party ... Read more...

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