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UPA looting national resources: Prakash Karat


August 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 31 (IANS) The UPA government has been giving opportunities to multi-national and private companies to loot India's natural resources, including coal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General ... Read more...

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Punters favour Pranab as next president


June 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The betting market is hotly 'contesting' the forthcoming presidential elections with an estimated Rs.five-six billion at stake over the next head of state.Soon after the ... Read more...

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Kerala politician’s killers identified: Police


May 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Kerala Police Wednesday said they had identified the killers of former Communist leader T.P. Chandrasekharan and the state Congress asked the government to expose the conspirators ... Read more...

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Russian election commission declares Putin winner


March 8th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) has certified Vladimir Putin's victory in the March 4 presidential polls.Putin won a landslide victory with 63.6 percent of the ... Read more...

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Putin admits election violations, calls for probe


March 6th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Admitting that irregularities had taken place at March 4 polls that secured his election as president, Vladimir Putin has called for a probe."There were, of ... Read more...

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International observers say Russian vote ‘clearly skewed’ for Putin


March 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, Russia (BNO NEWS) -- Although voting procedures were generally followed during Russia's presidential election, there was evidence of fraud and campaign conditions were 'clearly skewed' in favor of Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

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Putin wins presidential polls with 64 percent of votes (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election with about 64 percent of the votes, the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.CEC Chairman ... Read more...

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Russia votes as Putin seeks Kremlin return (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians voted Sunday to elect a president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin bidding to return to ... Read more...

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Russians head for polls to elect new president


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians started voting Sunday to elect their president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, the first in which the president will ... Read more...

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Over 380,000 policemen for Russia’s election day


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 380,000 police officers, about 30,000 voluntary police helpers and some 31,000 private guards will ensure order in Russia Sunday, when the country elects its ... Read more...

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Russians head for polls to elect new president (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians started voting Sunday to elect the country's president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, the first in which the president will ... Read more...

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Communist leader, 106, dead


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) Iconic Marxist leader Brajamohan Jamatiya, one of the founders of the Communist movement in Tripura, has died, his family said. He was 106.Jamatia, a widower, died ... Read more...

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700 observers to monitor Russian presidential poll


March 1st, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 700 international observers will arrive in Russia to monitor the March 4 presidential elections, a top election official said Thursday.Currently, 667 international observers are ... Read more...

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Communist movement won’t fail in India: Prakash Karat


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) The Communist movement in India will not fall back despite attacks and conspiracies. Its fight against the social exploitation of Dalits, tribals, the poor and others ... Read more...

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Tripura welcomes investment from Bangladesh: Chief Minister


January 19th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 19 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura will accept investment from Bangladesh, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said, stressing India and Bangladesh are natural partners in development."We ... Read more...

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Russian opposition needs two years to challenge Putin


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition in Russia will only be able to put forward a presidential candidate popular enough to challenge Vladimir Putin "in one and half or ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of heart attack


December 19th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) -- Kim Jong-il, the mysterious Communist leader who ruled North Korea for more than seventeen years, died of a massive heart attack on early Saturday morning, the government announced ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb attacks Mamata for unreal job promises


September 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Ridiculing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise of creating 10 lakh jobs in five years, her predecessor and communist leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday criticised ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief resurfaces after 48 hours


September 11th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) After dropping out of public eye for 48 hours and triggering intense speculation about his disappearance, the chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist chief in India?


September 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party and former Nepali prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda is in India, according to Nepal's media fraternity.The former revolutionary, ... Read more...

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Russian actor announces presidential bid


September 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actor-writer Ivan Okhlobystin has announced his intention to run for the country's presidency next year.Okhlobystin, a well-known TV actor, said he made the decision ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka invites Jaya, Swaraj to visit Colombo in September


August 26th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka has invited Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and an Indian parliamentary delegation to visit the country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said ... Read more...

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Indian MPs slam Sri Lanka for ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian opposition Thursday accused Sri Lanka of ill treating Tamils even after crushing the Tamil Tigers, while a Communist leader also flayed New Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian government betrayed Sri Lankan Tamils: Raja


August 25th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Communist leader D. Raja Thursday accused the Indian government of betraying the Sri Lankan Tamils at a crucial time by not raising their mass killings ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for another battle of ballot


August 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) With the 10 days' time given to Nepal's warring parties by President Ram Baran Yadav to name a new consensus prime minister running out Wednesday evening, ... Read more...

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Battle hots up for Nepal PM’s post


August 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) The battle for Nepal's new prime minister hotted up Tuesday with the major parties stepping up negotiations after President Ram Baran Yadav gave them till Sunday ... Read more...

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Crisis in Nepal as PM quits (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal was plunged into a crisis Sunday with embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal tendering his resignation late night after days of vacillating.The communist leader, who ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stays on as allies warn of constitutional crisis (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal failed to carry out his pledge to step down Saturday after his allies urged him not to, warning that ... Read more...

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Nepal awaits prime minister’s resignation


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Caught between an implacable opposition and a feckless ally, Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal began to make last-ditch attempts to save his floundering government Saturday ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to quit Saturday


August 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Nepal's six-month-old communist-led coalition government is poised to fall, with Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal informing parliament Wednesday that he would step down Saturday.The embattled communist ... Read more...

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Aug 13 to decide Nepal PM’s fate


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Though he survived a threat by his largest ally, the Maoists, to withdraw support to his five-month-old government, reprieved Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal now ... Read more...

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War of nerves in Nepal as PM faces ouster


July 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Under fire from his own allies, the Maoists, Nepal's communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Sunday sought help from the opposition to save his five-month-old government ... Read more...

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Nepal government likely to fall


July 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The five-month-old communist-led government of Nepal could fall again, causing another severe setback to the peace process and drafting of a new constitution in which New ... Read more...

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Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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An iconic Communist figure of Tripura dies


June 7th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Baidyanath Majumder, an iconic Communist father figure of Tripura, died here early Tuesday. He was 88.His death was condoled by politicians cutting across party lines.The last ... Read more...

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