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Trinamool’s exit revives railways hopes


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday expressed hope it would nowbe able to attend to the ailing railway ministry, freed of the Trinamool Congress' hold with the regional ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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No rollback of FDI in multi-brand retail: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress asserted Thursday it will go ahead with the latest economic reforms, especially foreign equity in multi-brand retail, despite stiff opposition to the UPA ... Read more...

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Resentment brewing in Congress over Telangana


September 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Resentment is brewing in the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh with a section of leaders openly attacking the central leadership for talking to the TRS over ... Read more...

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Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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My good wishes to Rahul, Mulayam now says


September 13th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) A day after the Samajwadi Party's direct attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kicked up a storm, its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday extended his ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party not to fight in Rae Bareli in 2014


September 13th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Thursday said it would not put up any candidate for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in the 2014 general elections as ... Read more...

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BJP blames Sonia, PM for parliament stalemate


September 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday slammed the Congress over its attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should answer ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia, Advani pay tributes to Kurien (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice-president Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday joined others in paying tributes to Verghese ... Read more...

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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

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Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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Ready to face arrest for protesting against corruption: Kejriwal (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Voicing his protest against harassment of India Against Corruption (IAC) activists, Arvind Kejriwal Monday said they were ready to face punishment if the government ... Read more...

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Kejriwal to court arrest


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said Monday that he and five other India Against Corruption (IAC) members would court arrest to voice their protest against ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj meets Bal Thackeray


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday called upon Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here and inquired about his health.Sushma Swaraj said that her ... Read more...

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BJP insists on PM’s resignation, defends its chief ministers (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/ Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP Sunday said it stood firm on its demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resign in the alleged coal scam but would ... Read more...

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Sonia’s message to Congress workers: Fight BJP’s propaganda


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unhappy over the way the lower rung party leadership has responded to the coal block allocation charges by the ... Read more...

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BJP insists on PM’s resignation


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday said her party was sticking to its stand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should resign in the alleged coal scam.But ... Read more...

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Sonia goes abroad for check up


September 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a routine health check up, a party leader said here Saturday.Gandhi is likely to return in ... Read more...

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Sonia called Sushma to end parliament logjam


September 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj in an attempt to find a solution to the logjam in parliament ... Read more...

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UP cops accidentally kill youth


September 1st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A chase for two chain snatchers by the police in Rae Bareli turned awry Friday night when a youth was shot dead in a shootout, ... Read more...

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Sonia rallies in Himachal in September


August 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address public rallies in Himachal Pradesh next month in the run-up to the assembly polls, a party leader said Wednesday."Sonia ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh appointed Congress’ Himachal chief


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday formally appointed former Union minister Virbhadra Singh as its state unit chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh.It also appointed Commerce Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Sonia warns against partisan finger-pointing


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Warning against "partisan finger-pointing" over the Assam violence, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday called for "strictest possible action" against those who targeted people from ... Read more...

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Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP, says Sonia (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to aggressively fight the "intemperate ... Read more...

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Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP, says Sonia (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to take it head-on ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

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BJP’s actions matter of shame, irresponsible: Gandhi


August 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday asked party MPs to take the Bharatiya Janata Party head on and said it was a "matter of shame ... Read more...

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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Wish movement had remained as it was, says Kiran Bedi


August 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said she wished India Against Corruption (IAC) had remained "a national movement" and ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-graft protesters outside PM’s house, Hazare for second freedom movement (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi skips IAC protest rally


August 26th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Former woman top cop and a key member of the disbanded Team Anna group, Kiran Bedi, did not participate in Sunday's anti-corruption protest rally ... Read more...

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Congress, other parties have corruption-blackened hands: Hazare


August 26th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) The Congress and other political parties have their hands "blackened" with corruption, Anna Hazare said Sunday and added that only people with honesty ... Read more...

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