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Congress free to leave ministry: Trinamool


June 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) A day after Congress leaders expressed their desire to walk out of the Trinamool Congress-led alliance government in West Bengal, the Trinamool Saturday said they ... Read more...

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Congress core committee meets to discuss Mamata’s demands, Uttarakhand crisis


March 17th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Friday to discuss the party's response to the demand of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for roll back ... Read more...

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Bahuguna sworn in amid revolt by Harish Rawat (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Vijay Bahuguna, the Congress MP from Tehri Garhwal, was Tuesday sworn in as chief minister of Uttarakhand after the Congress leadership overruled dissent by ... Read more...

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It’s curtains for Chiranjeevi’s PRP


March 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) The Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) of Telugu actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi Monday formally merged with the ruling Congress party the in Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly.Speaker Nadendla Manohar announced ... Read more...

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Anti-English protestors threaten Goa shut down Monday


June 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Agitators have vowed to shut down Goa Monday in protest against the government's decision to provide grants to schools where education is imparted in English.Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Congress MP ejected from Modi’s function


May 21st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) Prabha Taviad, the Congress member of parliament from Dahod, was forcibly evicted from the dias during a government programme in the presence of Gujarat Chief ... Read more...

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Lawmakers interrupt Andhra assembly proceedings


February 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly were adjourned as again on Monday with lawmakers continuing their protest over forming of a separate Telangana state and on revoking ... Read more...

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I want to follow Jaganmohan Reddy: Congress legislator


January 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) She may be a Congress legislator but actress Jayasudha stated categorically Tuesday that her loyalties lay with Jaganmohan Reddy, former Congress MP and son of her ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress lawmakers attend Jaganmohan Reddy’s Delhi fast


January 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): At least 20 Congress MLAs, two MPs and two MLCs from Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday present at former party MP Jaganmohan Reddy's day-long fast at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Andhra Congress MPs end fast after Govt. withdraws cases


December 28th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (ANI): The Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region gave up their fast on Tuesday afternoon after the government withdrew all police cases registered against students.Earlier today, the ... Read more...

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Fasting Andhra Congress MPs refuse to let go


December 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (ANI): The fasting Congress MPs from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday made it clear that they will not call off their protest until all police cases ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress demands setting up of Telangana State


December 27th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 27 (ANI): The State unit of the Congress in Andhra has supported the demand for the formation of a Telangana State and some members of the State Congress said ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress leaders meet PM, Sonia Gandhi to express concern over farmers’ plight


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): A delegation of Congress MLAs from Andhra Pradesh met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday to convey the plight of ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh CM Rosaiah resigns


November 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah resigned on Wednesday, paving the way for a new incumbent.Rosaiah told reporters here that he would submit his resignation to ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress dissidents revolt ahead of civic polls


November 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 18 (IANS) The internal feud in the opposition Congress in Tripura took an ugly turn Thursday when the dissident faction locked the party head office here to protest the nomination ... Read more...

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Congress party forces adjournment in Madhya Pradesh Assembly


July 21st, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, July 21 (ANI): Making life difficult for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, the Congress party on Wednesday disrupted the State assembly proceedings as it sought explanation from the CM ... Read more...

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Congress MLAs protest against water shortage in Madhya Pradesh


May 14th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), May 14 (ANI): Congress MLAs staged a demonstration outside the state assembly in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city on Friday to protest against the acute water shortage.The protestors carried empty ... Read more...

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Chouhan wants Congress MLAs to attend special assembly session


May 10th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 10 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to direct her party legislators to participate in the special session of the ... Read more...

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Goa CM asked to sort out differences with NCP, others


March 15th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 15 (IANS) The Goa Congress Legislature Party (CLP) has authorised Chief Minister Digambar Kamat to meet the Congress central leadership to sort out differences between the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders reject ToR, ask MPs MLAs to resign


February 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Friday rejected the terms of reference (ToR) announced by the Union Government for the five member Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee and ... Read more...

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New Tripura Congress chief appointed


February 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Surajit Dutta, former minister and senior Congress legislator, has been appointed as Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee chief by party president Sonia Gandhi, a party spokesman said Friday. Dutta, ... Read more...

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Two Congress leaders arrested in Gujarat


February 4th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) Two Congress legislators were detained in Santrampur here Thursday to prevent them from attending a welfare meeting for the poor being addressed by Chief Minister Narendra Modi. ... Read more...

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Congress legislators revolt against party chiefs in Tripura, Nagaland


January 4th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima, Jan 4 (IANS) A section of Congress leaders and legislators in Tripura and Nagaland have revolted against their state party chiefs and have demanded their immediate removal, party sources said ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Speculations of TDP looking for mid-term polls in Andhra


December 15th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (ANI): The protests against the Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana State still continue.The anti-Telangana activists stopped the Tpuram-Hyderabad Sabari Express at ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12:30


December 15th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12:30 on account of the ongoing protests against Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the ... Read more...

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Telangana crisis: Andhra Assembly adjourned


December 14th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh assembly was adjourned today following an uproar over the Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana state.There was pandemonium ... Read more...

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Vijaywada MP L Rajgopal taken into preventive custody


December 14th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (ANI): Vijaywada Congress MP L Rajgopal, who has resigned in protest against the Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana state, has been ... Read more...

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Andhra Assembly to witness a stormy session


December 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (ANI): A stormy session is expected today in the Andhra Assembly that meets after the weekend recess, as demands for the introduction of a resolution to carve out ... Read more...

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Telangana: Andhra Congress chief urges MLAs to withdraw resignations


December 13th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (ANI): D Srinivas, the Congress chief in Andhra Pradesh has insisted on the MLAs withdrawing their resignations.APCC president D Srinivas said, "MLAs must withdraw resignations to avert a ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Congress’ Andhra MPs on Telangana issue (Lead)


December 10th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday assured party MPs from Andhra Pradesh, upset over the central leadership's sudden announcement to initiate process for a separate Telangana state, ... Read more...

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Punjab State Assembly witnesses scuffle between Akali and Congress MLAs


December 8th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Dec.8 (ANI): Legislators of ruling Akali Dal and the opposition Congress party got into scuffle with each other in the State assembly of Punjab over the racial violence in Ludhiana ... Read more...

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Oath taking ceremony completed in Maharashtra Assembly


November 10th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 10 (ANI): The oath taking ceremony of all newly elected members of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly was completed today, a day after four Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) members were suspended ... Read more...

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Congress legislators to elect new leader in Arunachal Pradesh


October 24th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Oct 24 (ANI): Newly elected legislators of the Congress party are meeting here on Saturday afternoonto elect the leader of the party's legislature wing.Incumbent Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu seemed to ... Read more...

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CM asks Delhi Cabinet, Congress lawmakers to accept 20 pct salary cut


September 17th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.17 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has asked her ministers and Congress lawmakers to voluntarily take 20 per cent less salary.Dikshit is said to have issued a ... Read more...

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YSR’s death triggers off Congress succession race in Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Sep.4 (ANI): Forty-eight hours after the tragic death of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash, a fierce succession race has begun notwithstanding the Congress party's ... Read more...

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