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Himachal truckers increase freight charges


September 18th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The transporters at a prominent industrial hub in Himachal Pradesh have increased freight charges by over five percent following last week's hike in diesel price, a ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism, rules out cancelling coal allocation (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

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Bansal accuses BJP of fascism


August 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... 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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Assam floods: Central team to assess damage, toll 88


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) A central team is arriving in Assam to assess the damage from the recent floods that have killed 88 persons besides rendering lakhs homeless, a ... Read more...

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Assam has changed, respond to peace overtures: Sonia to militants (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to hardline militant outfits in Assam to respond to the government's peace overtures ... Read more...

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YSR Congress party, journalists protest CBI action


May 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday staged protests condemning the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) move to freeze the bank accounts of the ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Karnataka sect leader, party workers


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party ... Read more...

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Get well soon, Gilani wishes Sonia Gandhi


March 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has wished speedy recovery to India's ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who has gone to the US for ... Read more...

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Sikh group protests Sonia Gandhi’s presence in US


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A US based Sikh group, has approached Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanding the exclusion of Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi from the United ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman resigns from Congress


February 18th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Television star Shekhar Suman Saturday resigned from the Congress and hinted that he may join another political party in a few days.He said he had ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide sent to CBI custody in Emaar case


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A city court Friday remanded Sunil Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for questioning ... Read more...

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Finalise poll pact by Monday, Pawar tells Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party president and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday served an ultimatum on its Congress ally to finalise its plans for an ... Read more...

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Emaar case: Jagan aide appears before CBI


January 8th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's aide and party spokesperson Ambati Rambabu Sunday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill in parliament Thursday, Sonia says she will fight for it (Roundup)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The much-awaited Lokpal bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday and will be discussed during parliament's extended session Dec 27, amid solid ... Read more...

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Pawar’s daughter meets Bal Thackeray


November 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule Sunday called on Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and thanked him for for his support after ... Read more...

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Sonia, Manmohan among 20 most powerful in world: Forbes


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) India's Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh figured among Forbes' list of world's 70 most powerful people in 2011 as US ... Read more...

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Nabam Tuki sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh CM


November 1st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Nov 1 (IANS) More than three months of bitter internal revolt and political uncertainty in Arunachal Pradesh ended Tuesday with Nabam Tuki sworn in as as the new ... Read more...

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Delhi civic agency to be split into three units


May 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three units in an effort to ensure efficient functioning ... Read more...

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Committed to Khandu’s dream of developed Arunachal: PM (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday pledged his government's full support in completing the "unfinished task and dream of all round development" of Arunachal Pradesh chief ... Read more...

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MIM leader Akbar Owaisi’s condition still critical (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh legislator and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was out of danger but his condition remained critical Sunday, a day after he was stabbed ... Read more...

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MIM leader Akbar Owaisi remains critical


May 1st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) The condition of Andhra Pradesh legislator and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi remained critical Sunday, a day after he was stabbed and shot at by ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay respects to Satya Sai Baba


April 26th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Apr. 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday paid their respects to departed spiritual guru Shri Satya Sai Baba ... Read more...

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‘I will fight for my right’: Arunima


April 15th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by ANI
Bareilly, Apr 14 (ANI): Determined to tackle the criminal attack on her, injured national volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near ... Read more...

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`Communalism and terrorism in all forms are dangerous,’ says Sonia Gandhi


December 19th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (Delhi), Dec. 19 (ANI): Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said communalism and terrorism in all forms are dangerous, and urged the rank and file of the party to ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier calls on opposition leader Sushma Swaraj in Delhi


December 17th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj here on Friday.They discussed a range of issues during their brief meeting.On Thursday, ... Read more...

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Hindu extremists “bigger threat” to India than Muslim militants: Rahul Gandhi to US


December 17th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Hindu extremist groups could pose a greater threat to India than Muslim militants, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi told the US ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, at ... Read more...

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PM seeks report on wiretaps, Advani takes a dig (Roundup)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said wiretaps were needed to protect homeland security but must be allowed with utmost care, while BJP leader L.K. Advani charged ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy meets Sonia, PM on cabinet expansion, Jagan (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Newly-appointed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy met Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Saturday and discussed with them the ... Read more...

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Shameful opposition is targetting PM who is 100 percent above board: Sonia Gandhi


November 24th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Congress party President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the opposition of targeting Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh over the 2G spectrum scam, and described him as ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi says UPA Govt. has increased funds to States


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre has increased in unprecedented levels the funds being made ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says development should reach poorer sections of society


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will always try to ensure that economic development reaches the poorer ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society scam: PM says will make ‘meaningful comment’ after collecting facts


October 30th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Air India One, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, said that while he was aware of the controversy surrounding the allotment of flats ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Sonia, offers to resign as Maharashtra CM


October 30th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday met Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and offered to resign in connection with his government's alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Gujarat Cong President Siddharth Patel resigns after poll fiasco


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct.23 (ANI): Gujarat Congress President Siddarth Patel resigned from his post here on Saturday, as his party suffered an embarrassing defeat in the State Panchayat and Municipality elections.Patel while ... Read more...

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