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Mamata’s claim on completing work not right: Congress


May 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Countering the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's claim of 100 percent completion of work, alliance partner Congress Saturday said the government has still a lot ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Jayant Chaudhary quits assembly seat


March 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Jayant Chaudhary, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP from Mathura who was elected to the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Mant, gave up his assembly seat Tuesday.Son ... Read more...

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BJP-MGP alliance win in Goa; to stake claim Wednesday (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Riding on a strong anti-incumbency wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) alliance Tuesday romped home, winning 24 seats in the 40-member Goa ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Congress set to score hat trick in Manipur (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress in Manipur seems to have braved all odds to make it to a third consecutive term by winning 25 of the 38 seats for ... Read more...

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On Delhi’s edge, BSP is king


March 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) may have lost power in Uttar Pradesh but it reigned supreme in areas which border the national capital.By ... Read more...

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‘BJP will form government in Goa’


March 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will stake its claim to form the next government in Goa and would welcome the support of all independent candidates, ... Read more...

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Congress claim whittles, BJP coy over seats


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) After consistently claiming that the Congress-NCP alliance would win 25 seats in the Goa assembly, Congress leader Francisco Sardinha has scaled down the assessment to ... Read more...

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Goa expats want total change of political blood


March 1st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) Goan expats across the continents of Europe, Australia and America are calling for a "total change of blood" in Goa's political system ahead of assembly elections ... Read more...

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State polls to impact Congress-Trinamool ties: West Bengal Congress chief (Interview)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) The outcome of ongoing assembly elections in five states will have an impact on the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance in West Bengal, state Congress chief Pradip ... Read more...

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UP: anti-incumbency will produce hung assembly (Comment)


February 18th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Even at this early stage of the UP elections, a few predictions can still be made with reasonable certainty. One is the results will produce a hung assembly with neither ... Read more...

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Families corner one-third of Congress tickets in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Five political families from Goa have cornered nearly one-third of Congress tickets for the March 3 assembly elections. And there's more to come.Two kins of Goa's ... Read more...

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Congress brought equal change in Bengal: Jairam


January 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Urban Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the credit for bringing a "revolutionary change" in West Bengal goes to Congress as much as to ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Trinamool for sidelining Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Fuelling the controversy of the Congress acting as the B-Team of the Left, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Daggers drawn in Bengal Trinamool-Congress alliance (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 8th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) The honeymoon was long over. But has the marriage of Congress and Trinamool Congress reached a point of no return? This is the question doing ... Read more...

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Farooq angry over talk of chief minister’s rotation


December 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has conveyed his anger over the repeated talk of rotating the Jammu and Kashmir chief ministership between the ... Read more...

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With Lucknow in mind, Ajit Singh gets civil aviation (Roundup)


December 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh was Sunday inducted into the union cabinet and given charge of the civil aviation ministry, days after ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to win most seats in Uttar Pradesh: Poll


December 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is likely to be replaced by Mulayam Singh's Samajwadi Party (SP) as the single largest party in ... Read more...

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BJP legislators demand Omar’s resignation


December 13th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Bhartiya Janta Party legislators Tuesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his failure to prevent terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and also ... Read more...

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Farooq cautions Congress on PDP’s designs


November 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday warned its alliance partner Congress against walking into the trap of the main opposition Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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Biman comments hurting Left Front: Partners


November 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Several partners of West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday took exception to its chairman Biman Bose's disparaging remarks on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's district tours ... Read more...

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Biman mocks Mamata’s car tours


November 12th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Days after his remarks on the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance casued outrage, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Saturday took a dig at Mamata ... Read more...

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Biman Bose apologises


November 9th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Wednesday apologised for his remarks earlier in the day on the future of the Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance."The comment which ... Read more...

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BJP expels six Jammu and Kashmir legislators


October 9th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled six of its legislators for cross-voting in April's legislative council polls in Jammu and Kashmir, party sources said ... Read more...

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No links with CPI-M, Trinamool attacking us, says Congress


July 31st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The strains in the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance in West Bengal showed up yet again as the Congress described as "untrue" Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim ... Read more...

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Trinamool now to take fight against Left to Tripura


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) After routing the Marxists in West Bengal, the state's ruling Trinamool Congress plans to launch mass movements in Tripura too with an aim to oust ... Read more...

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Congress alliance with DMK will continue: Pranab (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Amid speculation of a widening rift, Finance Minister and Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee met DMK chief M. Karunanidhi here Saturday and said the alliance between ... Read more...

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Mufti lashes out at Omar government on development


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said the Omar Abdullah government has failed to carry forward the development ... Read more...

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Mamata completes 30 days as West Bengal chief minister


June 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Barring the CPI-M, political parties in West Bengal Monday welcomed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee completing her first month in office and praised the "positive steps" ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa meets PM


June 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday, a day after arriving here on her first visit since taking ... Read more...

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Why Omar should focus on progress, not Congress (Kashmir Newsletter)


June 14th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has emphasized that he will not have to give up his chair in favour of the coalition partner, ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to call on PM, may meet Sonia


June 13th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday during a two-day visit to the capital, sources in her AIADMK ... Read more...

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14th phase of Kashmir panchayat polls ends


June 6th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) The 14th phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections ended Monday afternoon in eight panchayat blocks across the state.Polling started at 8 a.m. Monday in ... Read more...

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Azad meets Karunanidhi; ties with DMK intact, says Congress (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday that its ties with the DMK were intact despite the electoral loss in Tamil Nadu and the arrest of DMK ... Read more...

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