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Samjawadi Party frustrated, says Shahid Siddiqui


July 30th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after being disowned by the Samajwadi Party (SP) for interviewing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, former MP Shahid Siddiqui Sunday hit ... Read more...

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‘Withdraw public suit on appointment of next army chief’


April 11th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A public suit filed in the Supreme Court alleging communal overtones in the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next army chief should ... Read more...

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‘Poll panel raid on priest creating communal tension’


February 10th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Even as the Congress has accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of inciting communalism in Goa, poll officials here have said that they only ... Read more...

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Congress takes a dig at BJP on Gadkari’s Modi remarks


January 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday took a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its party chief Nitin Gadkari's remarks that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Muslim body backs Congress


January 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 18 (IANS) A Muslim body has urged people to vote for the Congress in the Uttar Pradesh elections, saying the party was best suited to pursue secular ... Read more...

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We oppose communalism too, says Kejriwal


December 26th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) The Anna Hazare campaign against corruption is equally opposed to communalism, his confidante Arvind Kejriwal said Monday.Speaking to journalists after Team Anna's core group held ... Read more...

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Congress points to Marxist-BJP ‘unholy alliance’ in Kerala


November 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala Tuesday alleged there is a strong, secret alliance between the state units of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the ... Read more...

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Should communal violence bill be recast?


September 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Should the draft bill on communal violence be recast to obviate fears that it will encroach on the rights of states?Analysts differ on the ... Read more...

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Growing extremism not prerogative of one community: Omar


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cautioning against increasing radicalization of youth in the country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday emphasised that this trend was "not the prerogative ... Read more...

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Violence as instrument of protest poses a big challenge: Chidambaram


September 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the use of violence as an instrument of protest poses a "big challenge" for the country, besides that ... Read more...

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NIC meeting to discuss ways to curb radicalisation of youth


September 10th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The 15th meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC) will be held here Saturday to discuss measures to curb communalism and radicalisation of the ... Read more...

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‘Proportionate electoral system will avoid vote wastage’


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The proportionate electoral system (PES) would give a chance to all citizens to elect their representatives without any wastage of votes, an expert said ... Read more...

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Ramdev fast a political conspiracy: Bukhari


June 4th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Criticising yoga guru Baba Ramdev's fast against corruption as a "political conspiracy", Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Saturday said "communalism is ... Read more...

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Rout in Bengal, out in Kerala - Left struggles for survival


May 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's Communists Friday found themselves out in the political cold with a massive defeat in its 34-year bastion West Bengal and a loss, albeit ... Read more...

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Left to keep fighting ‘neo-liberal policies’


May 13th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) While admitting that the defeats in West Bengal and Kerala were a "disappointment", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday promised to keep fighting "neo-liberal ... 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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Happiness gained from money, power limited: Sonia


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) As the government battles several allegations of corruption, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said there was a limit to happiness gained from money and power and ... Read more...

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Mayawati absent at chief ministers meet, demands central aid


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again stayed away from the chief minister's meet on internal security in New Delhi Tuesday but reiterated that her state was neglected ... Read more...

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Power and money is not every thing: Sonia Gandhi


February 1st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): In the wake of a series of scams hitting the government, Congress President Sonia Gandhi asserting that mere money and power is not every thing in ... Read more...

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How sad?


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon, Jan.23 (ANI): How sad, those who want to empower people and speak for rights of all people of Jammu and Kashmir are accused of being pro India; ... 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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Congress-BJP slugfest: duel with no winners (Comment)


January 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli As may be expected, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are targeting each other's main weak spots in their current political confrontation, but their mutual vulnerabilities are ... Read more...

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`Communalism and terrorism in all forms are dangerous,’ says Sonia Gandhi


December 19th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (Delhi), Dec. 19 (ANI): Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said communalism and terrorism in all forms are dangerous, and urged the rank and file of the party to ... Read more...

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No distinction between majority, minority terror: Sonia (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress makes no distinction between groups from majority and minority communities which indulge in terrorism, party chief Sonia Gandhi said Sunday, describing communal forces as "very ... Read more...

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No distinction between majority, minority groups: Sonia


December 19th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that her party made no distinction between organisations of majority and minority communities who indulge in communalism and terrorism and ... Read more...

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Modi, Uma Bharti criticize Rahul Gandhi’s Hindu terror remarks


December 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Lucknow, Dec 18 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Saturday slammed Congress General Secretary for his comments that 'radicalised Hindu groups' ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Rahul Gandhi’s Hindu terror comment creates row


December 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A WikiLeaks cable quoting Rahul Gandhi as saying that "radicalised Hindu groups" may be a bigger danger than Islamist terrorists fetched a quick clarification from the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks release: BJP activists burn Rahul Gandhi’s effigy in Kanpur


December 17th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists agitated over Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's statement on radical Hindu groups, which was released by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, burnt ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks release: BJP has a habit of politicising issues, says Tiwari


December 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Friday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over their reaction to Rahul Gandhi's statement on radical Hindu groups, which was released by ... Read more...

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Congress sees conspiracy behind WikiLeaks cable release


December 17th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): The Congress on Friday issued a statement saying it suspected a conspiracy behind the release of the WikiLeaks cable, which says Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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PM promises enabling environment for double-digit growth (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday promised an environment that will help India attain a nine percent growth next year, expanding further to double-digit levels in the ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts says essence of Christmas & Diwali is the same


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 3 (ANI): Oscar winner Hollywood star Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), the recent convert to Hinduism, says 'Diwali should be celebrated unanimously throughout the world as a gesture of goodwill'.In ... Read more...

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Congress accuses RSS of terror links, dodges raging scams (Roundup)


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday attacked the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) for its "involvement in terrorist activities" but studiously avoided all reference to two raging controversies - ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict doesn’t condone demolition: Sonia Gandhi


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Allahabad High Court judgment in the Ayodhya Ram Janambhoomi-Babri-Masjid title case in no way condoned the demolition of ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict does not condone demolition: Sonia Gandhi


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya dispute did not condone the demolition of the Babri Masjid, Congress president Sondia Gandhi said Tuesday while asserting ... Read more...

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