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Aggressive Sonia spurs Congress, forces Advani to retract (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani went on the back foot in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when an aggressive Congress president Sonia Gandhi spurred her MPs ... Read more...

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Agitated Sonia takes on Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a rare show of strong emotion inside parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi was visibly agitated Wednesday over BJP leader L.K. Advani's remarks questioning ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over Advani’s comments


August 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Wednesday after BJP leader L.K. Advani termed the UPA-II government as "illegitimate".The remark provoked vociferous ... Read more...

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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Police likely to file another charge sheet


February 10th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court hearing the cash-for-vote case that they are likely to file another charge sheet soon."We may file another charge ... Read more...

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Italy’s new Cabinet wins confidence vote


November 19th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's Cabinet won a second confidence vote in parliament Friday to secure its right to tackle the country's deepening financial crisis.Lawmakwers ... Read more...

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Italy’s new government wins confidence vote


November 18th, 2011 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 18 (IANS) Italy's newly appointed Prime Minister Mario Monti and his government won the confidence vote in the upper house of parliament here Thursday.The Senate backed the new ... Read more...

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New Greek government wins confidence vote


November 17th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new Greek coalition government led by Lucas Papademos has won the confidence vote in parliament.The government comprises the country's two leading parties -- the ... Read more...

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Mario Monti sworn in as Italian premier


November 17th, 2011 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) Mario Monti took over as Italy's new premier Wednesday after leading the newly selected cabinet ministers who were sworn in at the presidential palace here.Monti's ... Read more...

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US stocks fall on European recession fears


November 15th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) US stocks fell Monday as weak industrial data from Europe coupled with ongoing debt crisis caused recession fears, Xinhua reported.Industrial production in the eurozone fell ... Read more...

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Mario Monti is Italy’s new PM (Lead)


November 14th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 14 (IANS) Mario Monti, an eminent economist and former European commissioner, was Sunday appointed as Italy's new prime minister.President Giorgio Napolitano has asked Monti to head the new ... Read more...

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Greek PM wins crucial confidence vote (Second Lead)


November 5th, 2011 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 5 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived Saturday a crucial parliamentary confidence vote, RIA Novosti reported.A total of 153 lawmakers, including all MPs from Papandreou's parliamentary faction ... Read more...

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Opposition rejects Greek PM’s coalition government proposal (Lead)


November 5th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 5 (IANS) The Greek opposition Saturday refused to join the new coalition government under Prime Minister Papandreou's leadership and called on him to resign, RIA Novosti reported.Earlier, the ... Read more...

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No bail for Advani’s former aide, ex BJP MPs


October 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A special court here Friday dismissed the bail pleas of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni and two former ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wins confidence vote


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a confidence vote Friday, the 51st since he took office in 2008.Berlusconi's supporters won the vote in the lower ... Read more...

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Italian prime minister calls for confidence vote


October 14th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Thursday called for a vote of confidence in his government, stressing that his government was stable and would move on with ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Bail pleas of Kulkarni, two others, to be heard Oct 13


October 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till Oct 13 the hearing on the bail plea of Sudheendhra Kulkarni, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Make me cash-for-vote scam witness, not accused: Kulkarni


October 1st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and arrested in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, Saturday told a Delhi ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni jailed, Amar bail decision Wednesday (Roundup)


September 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, was Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Oct 1 in connection ... Read more...

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Kulkarni sent to Tihar till Oct 1


September 27th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, was Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Oct 1 in ... Read more...

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Kulkarni appears before court in cash-for-vote scam


September 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's former aide Sudheendra Kulkarni Tuesday appeared before a Delhi court, in response to a summons, for ... Read more...

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Berlusconi skips tax fraud hearing


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial involving his media empire was adjourned Monday till Oct 5 after the Italian prime minister and several defence witnesses skipped the ... Read more...

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JMM tight-lipped over fresh row in 1993 bribery case


September 13th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is tight-lipped over the fresh controversy which has arisen in the 1993 bribery case to save the government of then prime ... Read more...

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Congress’ money before 1993 trust vote a donation: JMM MPs


September 13th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a fresh twist in the vote of confidence controversy faced by the P.V. Narasimha Rao government in 1993, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MPs ... Read more...

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CPI-M for wider probe into bribery scandal


September 7th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday demanded a wider probe into the cash-for-vote case of 2008 that saw former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh ... Read more...

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Japanese PM Kan resigns amid sinking approval ratings


August 27th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned on Friday after almost 15 months in office amid sinking approval ratings, NHK Television reported.Kan said he is stepping down as the ... Read more...

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My dissent on cash-for-vote issue not recorded: Salim


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 IANS) Accusing the central government of dilly-dallying over the cash-for-vote scam issue for three years, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Md. Salim Friday alleged ... Read more...

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Amar Singh to be questioned on cash-for-votes


July 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is likely to be interrogated over the 2008 cash-for-votes controversy in parliament, police sources said Wednesday. Amar Singh is ... Read more...

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Aide blames Amar in cash-for-votes scam, Amar denies


July 19th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi,July 18 (IANS) Sanjeev Saxena, arrested in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam, has told police that the former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh had provided him money to ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat, broader markets end in red (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday closed flat, while broader markets fell on a largely lacklustre trading day as investors treaded cautiously after ... Read more...

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Greek government survives trust vote


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Greek government led by Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote in parliament early Wednesday.The 300-seat legislature supported the embattled cabinet by a ... Read more...

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Indian equities markets trading listless


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading dull in the morning session Wednesday with a benchmark index and broader indices ruling flat.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Italian PM Berlusconi wins crucial confidence vote in Parliament


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament after a series of setbacks in the nationwide referendums and local elections in Milan ... Read more...

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Greek government survives confidence vote


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- The Greek government led by Prime Minister George Papandreou on Tuesday survived a confidence vote by 155 votes to 143 with two abstentions, the state-run ANA-MPA news ... Read more...

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Greek prime minister denies any resignation plan


June 16th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Athens, June 16 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has denied any plans of resigning, saying that he will stay in office and move forward to a cabinet reshuffle Thursday, ... Read more...

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