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Congress ministers to quit Mamata ministry Saturday (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) With union ministers belonging to the Trinamool Congress resigning Friday, the Congress said its ministers in the West Bengal government will put in their papers Saturday."All ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress ministers to quit Mamata ministry


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortly after the union ministers from the Trinamool Congress hand over their resignations to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress ministers in the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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After Congress, Left accuses Trinamool of double standards on FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress of double standards on the issue of retail FDI, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party had ... Read more...

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Trinamool had asked for FDI in its manifesto, says Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Hoping that Trinamool Congress would reconsider its decision to withdraw from the UPA, the Congress' West Bengal unit Thursday said not allowing retail FDI in Bengal ... Read more...

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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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New UP Congress chief inherits a legacy of failures (News Analysis)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Will Nirmal Khatri, the little-known newly appointed Uttar Pradesh state Congress president, be able to turn the fortunes of India's grand old party and bring ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown paralyses life in Odisha (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Thousands of people were taken into preventive custody Monday in Odisha during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Congress party to protest police excesses on its ... Read more...

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Congress calls for united opposition in Punjab (Punjab Newsletter)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) After a spell of relative dormancy for the past few months, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh has called for the opposition to rally together against ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) At least a hundred people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Trouble likely in quota bill passage, PM meets ministers


September 5th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hinting at trouble in getting the promotion quota bill passed in parliament, the government Wednesday said there is little time during the monsoon session, ... Read more...

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Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... 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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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

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Modi attacked for malnutrition remark


August 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday drew flak for his "flippant" remark that malnutrition in his state was due to women, especially young girls, ... Read more...

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A word from Sonia means 24×7 power


August 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh is Himachal Congress chief


August 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections, former union minister and five-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh has been appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress president, replacing Kaul Singh, party leaders ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption activists detained, released


August 26th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime minister ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Sonia, supporters


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh here Tuesday met his supporters in an apparent bid to exert pressure on the Congress top brass about his ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

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Ramdev returns to Ramlila Maidan for three-day fast (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was ... Read more...

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Ramdev begins three-day fast, warns of revolution (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Back at the Ramlila Maidan to continue the movement against corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday began a three-day symbolic fast and warned of ... Read more...

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Ramdev back at Ramlila ground, on three-day fast (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Back at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday announced a three-day fast against corruption and black money and said the government would ... Read more...

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Mayawati, Mulayam attend Sonia’s lunch


August 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Arch-rivals Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati Monday attended the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on the eve of the vice-presidential election, marking ... Read more...

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Congress mocks Trinamool desire to go it alone in 2014 polls


August 6th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) As the Trinamool Congress (TMC) leadership Monday said it wants to go solo in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya welcomed ... Read more...

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Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Will it be party, government or both for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in his enhanced role ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election? ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Congress lawmaker hails Sonia after taking oath


July 31st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Congress leader Sanjay Dutt, who was sworn-in as a new member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Tuesday, created a flutter when he uttered a slogan ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM returns due to bad weather (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three choppers that took off for Kokrajhar from an airport near Guwahati Saturday morning, carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia arrive in Guwahati, leave for Kokrajhar


July 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday arrived at an airport here and immediately left for Assam's restive district of Kokrajhar to ... Read more...

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Sonia to visit Rae Bareli


July 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Thursday begin a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, party ... Read more...

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Don’t pay arrears of raised power tariffs: Amarinder


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP’s stance


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss ... Read more...

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Krishna congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on winning the presidential poll by a huge margin.In a statement released to the media here, ... Read more...

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Mamata hints at ending Bengal alliance, Congress hits back (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday indicated the end of her and Trinamool Congress's alliance with the Congress in the state, flatly asserting that ... Read more...

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