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Telangana echoes at YSR Congress plenary


July 9th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) The Telangana issue dominated the proceedings of the plenary of YSR Congress party Saturday in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district with party workers from the region ... Read more...

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BJP seeks apology from PM over Quattrocchi (Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for giving a "clean chit" to Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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BJP seeks apology from PM over Quattrocchi remark


January 4th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for giving a "clean chit" to Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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Congress denies differences in party over PM’s PAC offer


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress Sunday denied there were any differences in the party over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's offer to appear before parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on ... Read more...

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BJP wants nothing less than JPC for spectrum probe (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his letter to parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) expressed willingness to appear before it, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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No compromise on joint parliamentary probe: BJP


December 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) expressing his willingness to appear before it, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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PM offers to appear before PAC, BJP’s Joshi says will decide (Roundup)


December 27th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) As the opposition continued with its demand for a JPC probe into the 2G spectrum scam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wrote to parliament's Public Accounts ... Read more...

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Joshi says PAC will decide on PM’s offer


December 27th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who chairs parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Monday said the panel will soon take a decision on Prime ... Read more...

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PM writes to PAC chief, ready to depose before panel (Second Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Following on his assurance to the Congress plenary a week ago, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wrote to Public Accounts Committee chairman Murli Manohar Joshi and ... Read more...

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PM writes to Joshi, ready to appear before PAC (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Backing his assurance to the Congress plenary a week ago, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wrote to chairman of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Murli ... Read more...

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PM writes to Joshi, says ready to appear before PAC


December 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written to the chairman of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Murli Manohar Joshi and conveyed his willingness to appear before it ... Read more...

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Advani accuses Congress of being over obsessed with BJP’s activities


December 24th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Dec 24 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Friday accused the Congress Party of being over obsessed with BJP's activities in raising the issue of ... Read more...

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Food inflation zooms on high onion, fruits, eggs, meat prices


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) High prices of onions, fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, meat and poultry sharply raised India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices to 12.13 percent for the ... Read more...

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Advani asks Prime Minister to face JPC probe or quit


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday demanded that the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, should either face a Joint Parliamentary Committee ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh should face JPC or quit: BJP


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday renewed its attack against the Congress and demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G scam.Addressing ... Read more...

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NDA demands PM’s resignation over 2G scam


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Wednesday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation "on moral grounds" if the government fails to answer opposition concerns on the alleged ... Read more...

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National Democratic Alliance to hold massive rally in Delhi


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): After stalling the Parliament for almost the entire Winter Session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has decided to take its fight against ... Read more...

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Only JPC can properly look into 2G, claims Sharad Yadav


December 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rally on corruption, alliance convenor and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday scoffed at the prime minister's offer ... Read more...

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Congress working committee to be announced soon


December 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) As an immediate follow-up to the 83rd Congress plenary session that ended here Monday, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to announce the new working committee ... Read more...

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Create emergency lanes for VIP movement, say shocked Delhi residents


December 21st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Delhi residents are shocked at the third case of a person dying on his way to hospital after being caught in traffic restrictions imposed for the ... Read more...

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PMO orders inquiry into patient’s death (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Monday ordered an inquiry into an incident in which a man on his way to hospital is said to have died ... Read more...

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Stop tirade against Sangh Parivar: Yeddyurappa to Congress


December 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Dec 20 (IANS) Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday warned the Congress to stop levelling "malicious charges" against the Sangh Parivar failing which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would launch ... Read more...

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We will take corruption head-on: Sonia (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Reiterating her message on fighting graft, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday said the party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will "take corruption head-on" and demonstrate its ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi promises to take corruption “head-on”


December 20th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (New Delhi), Dec 20 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday reiterated that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will take "corruption head-on"."We will take corruption head-on and demonstrate through ... Read more...

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Congress MPs demand Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar


December 20th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): After his outstanding performance in South Africa, Congress MPs on Monday demanded that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar should be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna.Talking to ... Read more...

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We’ll take corruption head-on, Sonia reiterates


December 20th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will take "corruption head-on", Congress president Sonia Gandhi reiterated here Monday."We will take corruption head-on and demonstrate through our action ... Read more...

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BJP is envious of Congress: Chidambaram


December 20th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Launching a sarcastic attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday described it as being envious of the Congress and ... Read more...

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Demand for Telangana voiced at Congress plenary


December 20th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Several Congress delegates from Andhra Pradesh, including legislators, Monday raised slogans for the formation of a separate Telangana state at the 83rd plenary of the party ... Read more...

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Congress pitches for national manufacturing policy


December 20th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Congress party Monday urged the centre to formulate a national manufacturing policy to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) to India and boost industrialisation."Congress urges the ... Read more...

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Fight against Naxalism cannot be won only through security measures: PM


December 20th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (New Delhi), Dec 20 (ANI): Calling for a rapid development of the Naxal-infested regions, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said, "fight against Naxalism cannot be won only ... Read more...

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Fight against Naxalism requires security, development: PM


December 20th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The fight against Maoist insurgency is not limited to security agencies and development is also necessary, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday.Speaking at the 83rd Congress ... Read more...

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No one guilty of corruption will be spared: PM (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said his government was conducting a "thorough probe" into the Commonwealth Games (CWG) organisation and 2G spectrum allocation scandals and stressed ... Read more...

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PM ‘happy’ to appear before PAC, opposition unimpressed (Afternoon Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Taking the opposition head-on, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that he had nothing to hide and was "happy" to break precedence by appearing before parliament's ... Read more...

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I am happy to appear before PAC, says PM (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he had nothing to hide and he would be happy to appear before parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) if it ... Read more...

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No person guilty of corruption will be spared: PM (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The government was conducting a "thorough probe" into the Commonwealth Games (CWG) organisation and 2G spectrum allocation scandals, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday while stressing ... Read more...

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