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Bengal Congress seeks at least three union ministers from state


September 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In the wake of six Trinamool Congress members resigning from the union council of ministers, the Congress' West Bengal unit Friday urged its high command to ... Read more...

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UPA still has substantial majority: Congress


September 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said that the UPA had "substantial majority" in the Lok Sabha despite the Trinamool Congress deciding to withdraw support, but hoped ... Read more...

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Will Sonia’s combativeness revive Congress? (Comment)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
The aggressive streak exhibited by Sonia Gandhi first in parliament following L.K. Advani's description of the government as "illegitimate", which he later withdrew, and then during her address to Congress ... Read more...

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Hope Rahul takes greater role in government: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday expressed the hope that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will take a greater role in government."I ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from Andhra oppose division


August 28th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh Monday urged the UPA government to keep the state united.At a meeting held at the ... Read more...

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No need to be defensive on CAG report, Sonia tells party MPs (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday told party MPs not to be defensive on the CAG report on coal block allocation as the government had ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for third day; all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on alleged ... Read more...

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Gandhi agreed Congress should not be defensive: MP


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday met a group of party MPs and agreed with their view that the party should not be defensive about ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for the day over coal saga (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal saga (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Government says northeast people safe in Karnataka (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday made it clear there was no danger to people from the northeast in Karnataka and warned miscreants against spreading rumours ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from northeast meet Sonia


August 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress MPs from the northeast Thursday met party chief Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of their concern about exodus of people of the region ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul’s entry into government, says PM (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Bringing back into focus Rahul Gandhi's statement that he was ready to play a larger political role, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul’s entry into government: PM (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he would welcome Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi into the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government."I have always said ... 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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Shinde is new Leader of House in Lok Sabha (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will be the new leader of the house in the Lok Sabha, replacing Pranab Mukherjee, who is now the country's ... Read more...

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Big Bengal presence at Pranab’s swearing-in


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) It is 'Delhi Chalo' of a different kind. With West Bengal's Pranab Mukherjee all set to take over as India's president Wednesday, his family members, ... Read more...

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100 percent voting for presidential poll in Goa


July 19th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Voting for the election of president of India concluded in Goa with the entire electoral college casting their votes Thursday.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers said ... Read more...

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Advantage Pranab as lawmakers vote to elect new president (Afternoon Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian lawmakers Thursday voted to elect a new president in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Indian lawmakers vote to elect new president (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian lawmakers Thursday voted to elect a new president in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Pranab will out-do Sangma in northeast: Congress


July 19th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 19 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday said that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee would garner more votes in the northeastern states than his rival Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Sonia’s lunch presents picture of UPA unity (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The ruling UPA managed to present a picture of unity Wednesday at a lunch hosted by its chairperson Sonia Gandhi ahead of the presidential ... Read more...

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Mamata remembers Rajesh Khanna as fun loving person


July 18th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Mourning the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday recollected her association with the Bollywood star and said ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Congress MPs ahead of presidential poll


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday met party MPs as part of efforts to ensure full participation and hassle-free voting by its representatives in the ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Congress deflates Chhattisgarh leader’s tribal card


July 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) The tribal card played by senior Congress leader Arvind Netam in favour of opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma will not impact on the voting pattern ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to all Andhra parties to support him (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all parties in Andhra Pradesh to support his candidature.He addressed Congress MPs ... Read more...

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Pranab in Hyderabad to seek support


July 1st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday on a day-long visit to galvanize support for his candidature.Protest by a small ... Read more...

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Advani compares 2012 presidential poll to 1969


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what ... Read more...

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Sonia talks tough, tells MPs to avoid factionalism


May 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked her party MPs to avoid factionalism, fight the opposition as one "disciplined team" and speak in one voice ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Tuesday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) protested over the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday as the opposition protested the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his son get ... Read more...

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New mayor for south Delhi civic agency


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After its nominees won the mayoral elections unopposed in the east and north municipal corporations in the national capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Discuss Telangana issue outside parliament: Chidambaram


April 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Members who supported the cause of a separate state of Telangana should hold discussions outside the house and not disrupt parliament, Home Minister ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over Telangana


April 30th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Monday over the vexed issue of carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh.As soon as ... Read more...

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