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Himachal Congress gives ‘charge sheet’ against BJP regime


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Congress Wednesday gave a corruption "charge sheet" to President Pranab Mukherjee against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the hill ... Read more...

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Trinamool workers display minister’s hate speech on billboard


April 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick's hate speech against Marxists, "inspired" Trinamool Congress workers have endorsed his call to socially boycott the Left party workers ... Read more...

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Bengal minister urges Pranab to reconsider gold duty hike


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Satuday urged union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the budget proposal of increasing basic customs duty on standard ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy inducts two ministers, drops one (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday carried out a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, inducting two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders sworn in as Andhra ministers


January 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which merged with the ruling ... Read more...

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Who’lldeliver Goa’s 50th year of liberation speech?


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are among the names shotlisted for delivering a midnight speech - a la ... Read more...

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Don’t leak Goa mining report to media: Congress


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Irked by the bad press received over the multi-crore illegal mining scam in Goa, the Congress Sunday cautioned the members of the Justice M.B. Shah commission ... Read more...

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Rahul as PM: Congress voices rise as he turns 41


June 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) As Rahul Gandhi turns 41 Sunday, voices in the Congress are rising touting the young leader as fitting the bill to become the next ... Read more...

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Congress women’s wing gets new chief


June 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday appointed Anita Verma as the new head of the Mahila Congress, the party's women's wing, a party statement said.Verma, ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab coordination panel


May 11th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Union ministers Ambika Soni and Ashwani Kumar and party spokesman Manish Tewari have been included in the Congress' Punjab coordination committee, a party release ... Read more...

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Threat to Sangma’s government in Meghalaya: Minister


April 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 12 (IANS) A fresh move is afoot to topple the Mukul Sangma-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government, with rebel Congress legislators making efforts to bring in veteran ... Read more...

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Agra runs on Valentine’s Day, Sena posts ‘love guards’


February 14th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 14 (IANS) As thousands began Valentine's Day by running for world peace early Monday in the Taj city, housing the monument to love, Shiv Sena activists said they would post ... Read more...

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South Africa’s ANC slams trend of eating ’sushi off semi-nude model’


February 1st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): The African National Congress has slammed the trend of eating sushi off the body of a model in a bikini, saying that it politically incorrect.The party's obvious dislike ... Read more...

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Assertive not downcast, Congress to get combative at plenary


December 17th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress may be in a slump with corruption scandals dogging its heels and a disastrous electoral showing in Bihar, but it has decided ... Read more...

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Central ministers of Congress to campaign in Bihar


July 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress has stepped up preparations for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections by drawing up plans for tours of central ministers holding portfolios dealing with social sector. ... Read more...

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Sacked Malay-Indian Congress’ leader to run for Party President’s post


June 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 8 (ANI): Recently sacked Malaysian Indian Congress Secretary General S Murugessan has said he would contest elections for the party's top post and aim to replace incumbent President Samy ... Read more...

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Congress claims RLD, SP support in Rajya Sabha polls


June 1st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday that the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) have assured support to its candidate in the biennial elections to ... Read more...

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Sacked MIC secretary general knew he would be removed


May 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (ANI): Recently sacked Malaysian-Indian Congress secretary general S. Murugessan said he knew his removal was imminent after he demanded an explanation for the sacking of four other party-members ... Read more...

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Congress rebels from Bihar leave without meeting Sonia


January 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A delegation of Congress leaders from Bihar who had come to Delhi to express their resentment over "lopsided" list of state unit office-bearers and seek replacement ... Read more...

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Congress confident of retaining power in Maharashtra


October 12th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Undeterred by opinion polls that predict a hung assembly after Tuesday's Maharashtra assembly polls, the Congress Monday said the party is confident of forming the government ... Read more...

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Election Commission reviews Haryana assembly election arrangements


September 5th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday visited Haryana and met leaders of various political parties to review arrangements being made prior to the Haryana Assembly elections scheduled ... Read more...

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Malaysia has given scholarships to 323 Malay Indian students this year


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, May 23 (ANI): Malaysia's Public Service Department (PSD) has awarded scholarships to 323 Indian origin students this year.Malaysian Indian Congress secretary-general Dr S. Subramaniam said that out of this, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress says it has not failed Malay-Indians


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 22 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress secretary-general Dr. S. Subramaniam has said the party has not failed the Malay-Indian community.Malaysia's Human Resource Minister said the delay in enforcing solutions had ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress Secretary General nominated for speaker’s job


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 2 (ANI): The Perak Barisan Nasional has nominated Perak Malaysian Indian Congress secretary, and former Sungkai assemblyman, R. Ganesan, to replace Assembly Speaker V. Sivakumar.In his blog, Sivakumar has ... Read more...

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Malay Indians, Chinese force change in Tamil and Mandarin news timings


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.23 (ANI): Bowing to pressure from the Indian and Chinese communities, Malaysia's Information, Communications and Culture Minister Dr Rais Yatim has reversed his decision to reschedule the timings of Tamil ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress to discuss its grievances with PM


April 14th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Alor Gajah (Malaysia), Apr 14 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress secretary-general Dr S. Subramaniam has said that his party will discuss its grouses over Cabinet post allocations with Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak ... Read more...

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One lakh Malay Indian youth linked to crime


March 5th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 5 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has information that over 100,000 Indian youth are involved in crime, including theft, robbery, distributing drugs, gangsterism and murder.Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr ... Read more...

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Police seek Google help on Haryana politicians’ porn pictures


February 13th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) The search giant Google has been approached by the Chandigarh police after apparently morphed pornographic photographs of leading Haryana politicians were posted on the internet. The olice have asked ... Read more...

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Protest in Mathura against police firing on farmers


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Jan.22 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, Samajwadi Party (SP), Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists staged a semi-naked protest here on Thursday to condemn the killing of a farmer ... Read more...

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West Bengal parties cry foul over police action at Salboni


November 8th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Two leading opposition political parties in West Bengal - the Trinamool Congress and the Congress - Saturday accused the police of indiscriminately arresting innocent villagers in West Midnapore's ... Read more...

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Congressman removed for questioning leader’s SIMI connections


October 11th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A Youth Congress leader from Kerala, who demanded a probe into the alleged connections of state party president T. Siddique with the Students Islamic Movement of India ... Read more...

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Rice to visit India next month to wrap up n-deal


September 26th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) With the nuclear deal poised for an approval by the US Congress, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit India next month to sign the 123 bilateral ... Read more...

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Antony to head committee on Congress revitalisation


June 4th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday finalised a seven-member team headed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony for formulating a strategy to strengthen the party and prepare it for ... Read more...

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Sonia to get 3-tier security during Jammu and Kashmir visit


April 11th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 11 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhis day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday has been secured by putting 3-tier security in place.Gandhi will visit the biggest Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Congress to hold farmers’ rally here Sunday


March 8th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Keen to capitalise on budget sops for farmers with elections seemingly round the corner, the Congress party is expecting to put up a grand show at the ... Read more...

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