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Shinde seeks united effort for Assam peace, BJP slams vote-bank politics (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was not the first time Assam saw violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday, stressing that it was the duty of all political parties ... Read more...

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Uma warns Mulayam against hooliganism, minority appeasement


April 19th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Thursday cautioned the state government against minority appeasement.In the state capital to be sworn in as the ... Read more...

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Repeal sedition laws: Activists


January 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Activists from various organisations across the country Monday demanded repeal of sedition laws from the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and other legislations."It is a sad ... Read more...

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Campaigning for Hisar by-poll ends


October 11th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) Campaigning for the by-election to the Hisar Lok Sabha seat ended Tuesday evening at 5 p.m.Polling will take place Thursday and the counting of votes ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks revelations: Congress sharpens attack on Jaitley


March 27th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) divides on communal lines for political agenda, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, Ashwani Kumar, on Sunday ... Read more...

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BJP believes in confrontations on communal lines: Digvijay Singh


January 27th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its recent flag-hoisting rally said the party believes in confrontations on communal ... Read more...

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Rahul should just smile, not speak, say twitterati


December 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) In the season of scams and Radia tapes, the latest WikiLeaks expose on the comments made by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has given fresh impetus to ... Read more...

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Time to build a temple, forget past acrimony: RSS


September 30th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) said Thursday's judicial ruling was a green signal to build a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and asked all Indians to forget ... Read more...

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Haryana ministers blame INLD for Jat violence


September 16th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday accused the state's main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) of instigating violence during the agitation by the Jat community for reservation in ... Read more...

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End discord at Ayodhya in the name of religion, say youth


December 8th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A hospital at Ayodhya rather than a temple or a mosque - as politicians play the blame game over the Liberhan Commission report on the Babri ... Read more...

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Mayawati slams centre over Liberhan Report


November 25th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 25 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday slammed the Centre for adopting delaying tactics over the presentation of the Liberhan Commission ... Read more...

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17 years on, Commission says Babri demolition was planned (Roundup)


November 24th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Putting at rest 17 years of speculation, the Liberhan Commission Tuesday pinned the blame for the demolition of the Babri Masjid on Hindutva advocates across the ... Read more...

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Amar Singh ready to apologise to Ahluwalia


November 24th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) general secretary Amar Singh, who got into a scuffle with Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) S.S. Ahluwalia in the Rajya Sabha, Tuesday said he ... Read more...

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Scuffles, slogans as Babri probe report tabled in parliament (Afternoon Lead)


November 24th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventeen years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid that polarised the country along communal lines, the report of the Liberhan Commission of Inquiry was Tuesday ... Read more...

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Elections in Maharashtra, Haryana, Arunachal on Oct 13 (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The three Congress-ruled states of Haryana, Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh will elect new assemblies Oct 13 in the first popularity test after the April-May Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Amarnath row comes alive in Jammu


April 13th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) The Amarnath land row seems to have come alive again. Not on the streets of this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital but at least in the political ... Read more...

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Support Congress to ensure stable central government: Sonia Gandhi


April 11th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 11 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who addressed an election rally in Jharkhand's Khuti district Saturday, appealed to people to vote for the party in the Lok Sabha polls ... Read more...

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CPI-M seeks action against Hindu outfit


April 8th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday registered a complaint with the Election Commission against a Gujarat-based outfit, Sri Ram Sewa Samity, for issuing a communal appeal ... Read more...

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Lalu faces arrest for ‘roller’ remarks against Varun (Third Lead)


April 7th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Railways Minister Lalu Prasad, who is the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, faces arrest for his alleged threatening remarks against young Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Lalu gets defensive after arrest orders (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Railways Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, who faces arrest for his threatening remarks against young Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi ... Read more...

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Moily files nomination from Chikballapur


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr 2 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister, M Veerappa Moily, today filed his nomination for Lok Sabha elections as a Congress candidate from Chikballapur constituency.Earlier in ... Read more...

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Polling will be peaceful; Chidambaram takes on BJP (Second Lead)


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Cautioning against panic or alarm amid reports of terrorist threats to politicians in the run-up to and during the general elections, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lashes out at Advani


March 24th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday criticised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L. K. Advani for calling him a weak leader.Let me say that ... Read more...

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BJP’s endorsement of Varun ’shameful’, says PM


March 24th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) endorsement of its candidate Varun Gandhi despite his reported hate comments against Muslims is shameful, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Congress manifesto focuses on countering terrorism, economic crisis


March 24th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday said that its focus in the 2009 general elections would be on eradicating the menace of terrorism, protecting farmers, countering the ... Read more...

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Sonia lashes out at BJP for dividing India


February 10th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
Rohtas, Feb. 10 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday accused the BJP of trying to divide the nation on communal lines by raising the issue of Ram Temple at Ayodhya ... Read more...

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It is a Jammu versus Kashmir verdict (News Analysis)


December 28th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir has handed over another fractured verdict with no party getting an absolute majority to form the government. But the surprise element this time has been ... Read more...

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National Conference emerging largest party in Jammu and Kashmir (Afternoon Lead)


December 28th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) The National Conference Sunday was emerging as the single largest party in Jammu and Kashmir as counting trends pointed to a hung legislative assembly in the state once ... Read more...

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No truck with BJP, other options open: Omar


December 28th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) National Conference chief Omar Abdullah Sunday ruled out any alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as Jammu and Kashmir appeared to be heading for another hung legislative ... Read more...

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Congress hopeful of alliance with SP: Digvijay Singh


December 5th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) The Congress party is hopeful of striking an electoral alliance with the Samajwadi Party to jointly contest the next Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh, senior Congress leader ... Read more...

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No need for Muslims to fear in India, says Mahesh Bhatt


October 26th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Oct 26 (IANS) As terrorism takes centre stage in Indian politics and is being debated on communal lines, filmmaker and social activist Mahesh Bhatt said there is no need for the ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Madhya Pradesh town


October 20th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Curfew in communal violence-affected Burhanpur town of Madhya Pradesh was relaxed for 12 hours Monday - 10 days after it was imposed, officials said.Curfew was relaxed from 6.00 ... Read more...

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Curfew to be relaxed Saturday in riot-hit Madhya Pradesh town


October 17th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur town, under curfew since Oct 10 following communal riots, will get relief during the day Saturday, officials said Friday. "Curfew would be relaxed for ... Read more...

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Moily says Congress in favour of ban on Bajrang Dal,VHP


October 10th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister and head of the Congress party''s media cell, Veerappa Moily, on Friday told a press conference here that the party is in favour ... Read more...

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Need for national consensus on ways to fight terrorism: Congress


September 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): The Congress party on Monday said that there should be a national consensus on ways to fight terrorism. While briefing media persons in New Delhi, the party ... Read more...

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