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No further talks with government on Lokpal: Anna Hazare


July 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 18 (IANS) Alleging that the UPA government is trying to divide Team Anna, social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said they will hold no further talks ... Read more...

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Sangma files nomination, says it’s victory of tribal unity


June 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Terming it a "victory of tribal unity", National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Thursday filed his nomination papers for the July ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani people want peaceful Kashmir solution: Gilani


April 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the people of India and Pakistan want peaceful solutions of all outstanding bilateral issues, including the Kashmir dispute.Gilani had ... Read more...

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Removal of tainted Delhi minister sought


March 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Social activists Saturday wrote a letter to President Pratibha Patil and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi seeking removal of Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan held ... Read more...

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‘Kesariya balam’ to welcome Obamas to Mughal Gardens


November 8th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) "Kesariya balam, padharo mhare des..." The Rajasthani folk song will fill the air, welcoming US President Barack Obama and wife Michelle as they arrive for a ... Read more...

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Over a million Indians engaged in manual scavenging (To go with Abolish manual scavenging by 2012-end, urges NAC)


October 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The National Advisory Council, headed by Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Saturday expressed its distress over manual scavenging in the country and urged the government to abolish ... Read more...

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Crowd roars ‘Chak de India’ for hockey heroes


October 10th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Thousands of spectators Sunday proved that India's national game hockey rules their hearts as they danced, sang and cheered for the men in blue who defeated ... Read more...

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No elements of distrust between Sonia and me: PM


May 24th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said there was no gap between him and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi. "Sonia Gandhi is the chairperson of the UPA (United ... Read more...

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Privileged to take advice from wife and Sonia Gandhi: PM


May 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was in a "privileged" position to be taking advice from his wife Gursharan Kaur as well as Congress ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi joins austerity bandwagon, travels by train to Ludhiana


September 15th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.15 (ANI): Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi travelled in the chair car of the Shatabdi Express on Tuesday to reach Ludhiana from Delhi.After his mother, Sonia Gandhi, flew ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism, extremism is our number one challenge: Clinton


July 20th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Stating that the combating of terrorism and extremism is and should be the number one priority of all nations, including the United States and India, Visiting ... Read more...

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Clinton to meet Manmohan Singh today


July 20th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here this afternoon.Later, Clinton will meet Leader of Opposition, L.K.Advani at the ... Read more...

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Maximum candidates for Uttar Pradesh’s third phase poll in Lucknow


April 28th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) The Lucknow parliamentary seat is set to make records as Uttar Pradesh goes to polls for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections Thursday. Not only ... Read more...

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BSP goes it alone in Left-ruled West Bengal


April 21st, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), one of the formidable political forces that formed the Third Front along with Leftists at the centre, has not entered into any ... Read more...

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Only Congress can protect secular values, says Sonia Gandhi


April 13th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Apr 13 (ANI): Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the country needed a strong and stable government to protect and promote secular values and communal harmony."The country needs a ... Read more...

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CBIs report on Mulayam has 288 mistakes: Amar Singh


February 10th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10, (ANI): Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on Tuesday attacked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its report into the disproportionate assets case against former Chief Minister ... Read more...

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‘Central government should be proactive in helping Sri Lankan Tamils’


January 12th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday said he will urge the central government to step up measures to bring an end to the alleged killing of Tamils ... Read more...

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Rahul satisfied with distribution of poll tickets


November 11th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said he was satisfied with the distribution of party tickets to contest the assembly elections in six states.“I had made some ... Read more...

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Gujarat misusing central funds for education, says state congress


October 6th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 6 (IANS) The central government funds meant for various educational schemes in Gujarat are being misused, the state Congress spokesperson said. Speaking to IANS here Monday, Jayantilal Parmar, spokesperson for ... Read more...

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Congress member arrested in Uttar Pradesh


September 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) A senior Congress functionary in Uttar Pradesh who has been filing Right To Information (RTI) applications on projects initiated by the Mayawati government was arrested here early Friday. ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits grave of grandfather


August 28th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is in Allahabad to address a public meeting, Thursday paid a visit to the grave of his grandfather, Firoz Jehangir Gandhi, in ... Read more...

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Tata project threatened by Mamata-Amar alliance


August 2nd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Gautam Ghosh Kolkata, Aug.2 (ANI): Tatas small-car project at Singur in Hooghly district is facing a major threat from the newly established alliance between Trinamul Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Victory celebrations continue outside Sonia’s residence


July 23rd, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The road outside Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi's residence here Wednesday was again packed with hundreds of party workers bursting fire crackers, distributing sweets and waving party flags ... Read more...

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Political realignment in West Bengal


July 3rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
By S.K. Ghose Kolkata, July 3 (ANI): The Congress high command has sought Trinamul Congress (TMC) leader Mamata Banerjees support in fighting the ruling Marxists in Bengal notwithstanding her partys somewhat ... Read more...

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Mamatas new formula to Bengal Congress to fight CPI(M)


June 25th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 25 (ANI): With the CPI(M) threatening to withdraw support to the UPA government at the Centre over the proposed nuclear accord with the US, Trinamul Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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BJP hoarding shows Advani as Lord Ram


June 23rd, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has portrayed its prime ministerial hopeful L.K. Advani as Hindu deity Lord Ram in a hoarding put up in front of its office ... Read more...

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Moves afoot to edge PMK out of UPA as well


June 19th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) After its ouster from the ruling DMK-led Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in Tamil Nadu, moves are afoot to edge PMK out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) at ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi turns 85, city painted black and red (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The city turned into a sea of black and red - the colours of the ruling DMK - and traffic came virtually to a standstill as thousands of ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi turns 85, as city painted red and black


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The city was virtually painted black and red - the colours of the ruling DMK - as thousands of party activists and admirers turned up to greet Tamil ... Read more...

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Nalini, jailed for Rajiv killing, seeks early release


May 21st, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Nalini Murugan, setenced to life imprisonment for her involvement in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, renewed her plea for early release Wednesday, Rajiv's 17th death anniversary. "It ... Read more...

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