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White Paper on Assam Accord implementation next month: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress government in Assam Thursday decided to publish a white paper Oct 7 on the steps taken by it to implement the 1985 Assam Accord.The ... Read more...

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SP cadre not in favour of bailing out Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The demand to withdraw support to UPA II went up within the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday as a shutdown called by it evoked near complete response ... Read more...

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BJP to consult allies on special session to prove UPA majority


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday termed the Manmohan Singh government basically a "Congress government" following decision of Trinamool Congress to withdraw support and said it would talk ... Read more...

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‘Himachal on Sale’ say BJP, Congress (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) "Himachal on Sale" is the slogan on which the ruling BJP and the opposition hope to outsmart each other at the coming assembly polls. Both ... Read more...

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Ex-CPI-M minister alleges political vendetta after brother’s arrest


September 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Following his brother Prashanta's arrest in the Midnapore skeleton case, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh Monday claimed the arrest as "political vendetta" ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu following in YSR’s footsteps to regain power


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) For N. Chandrababu Naidu, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was a bitter rival when he was alive but today the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president is taking out ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over local body elections (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh finds itself in a dilemma over local body elections with the state high court ruling this week that the ... Read more...

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Concerned over police action on farmers seeking fertilizers: TDP


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Thursday voiced concern over the incidents of police baton charge on farmers demanding fertilizers and has asked the state ... Read more...

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Delay in flat transfer hits Himachal real estate


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has spiked plans of over 60 builders and developers to sell flats and cottages in the hill state.The developers include DLF, Janta Land Promoter ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Himachal court strikes down parts of law on conversion


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday struck down some provisions of a state law related to the freedom of a person intending to convert from one ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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Lalu asks BJP about Reddy brothers, Sushma sticks to ‘mota maal’ remark (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's "mota maal" remark continued to reverberate with RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday accusing the party of having made mega-bucks from ... Read more...

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TDP legislators continue protest over power shortage


August 28th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Legislators of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the main opposition party in Andhra Pradesh assembly, Tuesday continued their protest against the shortage of electricity.The legislators, who ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government


August 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Opposition slams Narayanasamy on CAG mandate comment


August 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after union minister V. Narayanasamy said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was not following its mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Himachal court frames charges against Congress leader


August 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) A court in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday framed charges of cheating, criminal conspiracy and forgery against Congress leader and former minister Asha Kumari, accused of grabbing government ... Read more...

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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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Protest against Myanmar killings, Assam riots in Mumbai


August 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Several Muslim organisations Saturday staged a protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said here Saturday.Led ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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Only 4 states, UTs support FDI in retail: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Only four states and union territories have formally supported allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, signifying little backing for the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Reddy to discuss Andhra Pradesh power supply with PM


August 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Worried about the grim power situation in Andhra Pradesh following a cut in the gas supply by the centre's Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), Chief ... Read more...

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Prime minister should answer on Assam violence: BJP


July 25th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday sought an answer from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the communal violence in Assam even as it blamed the state's Congress ... Read more...

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BJP questions Sonia on Guwahati molestation case handling


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday demanded a "statement" from Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the way the Guwahati molestation case was handled by the ... Read more...

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Bengal lacks democratic atmosphere, violence still on: Congress


July 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Lashing out at the Trinamool Congress-led government for alleged failure in controlling violence across West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Monday said that ... Read more...

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HSPDP withdraws support to Meghalaya’s Congress government


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) Friday pulled out from the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government over the boundary row with Assam but there ... Read more...

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Court asks MCI to grant additional seats in Telangana colleges


July 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant 50 additional MBBS seats each to three medical colleges under ... Read more...

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Congressmen indicted in report on illegal mining: Goa BJP


July 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Goa, which is yet to be made public, has named senior Congress functionaries for being involved in ... Read more...

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Himalayan Ski Village project delay costs state dearly


July 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 8 (IANS) The delay in commissioning the multibillion-dollar Himalayan Ski Village project, promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town, ... Read more...

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Inter-party clashes on in West Bengal: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) In a virtual snub to the Mamata Banerjee government, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday noted that inter-party clashes were continuing in West Bengal, adding ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s UDP to support Sangma in presidential poll


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) The United Democratic Party, a part of Meghalaya's Congress-led coalition government, Monday decided to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma in the July ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands case, probe against Congress MP


June 30th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday asked the Kerala government to register a case and begin an enquiry against Congress Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

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Sonia likely to visit flood-hit areas of Assam


June 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to visit Assam to take stock of the devastation caused by floods in the state.Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) ... Read more...

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