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Big Bengal presence at Pranab’s swearing-in


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) It is 'Delhi Chalo' of a different kind. With West Bengal's Pranab Mukherjee all set to take over as India's president Wednesday, his family members, ... Read more...

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Pranab calls Tripura CM for Left support


June 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee telephoned Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is also a Communist ... Read more...

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Mamata’s historic blunder (Comment)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Even as Pranab Mukherjee basks in the sunshine of an almost certain victory in the presidential election, there are inevitably a number of losers, such as P.A. Sangma, who banked ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha, as being provided at present to former presidents, vice presidents ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha ex-speakers may get better retirement benefits


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government may soon provide post-retirement facilities to former speakers of the Lok Sabha at par with former presidents, vice presidents and prime ministers. ... Read more...

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Apex court judge withdraws from Jayalalithaa case (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday put off for a day the hearing on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's petition, challenging a Bangalore court's order that ... Read more...

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Congress shies from demanding Karnataka government’s sack


May 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday shied from giving its nod to the Karnataka governor's reported recommendation for dismissal of the state government and instead appealed to ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court postpones hearing of petition against Musharraf


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 2(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of a petition challenging Pervez Musharraf's election as Pakistan President in 2007.A division bench, comprising Justices Chaudhry Muhammad Tariq ... Read more...

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BJP asks Manmohan Singh to recall Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj


October 13th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): A delegation led by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and asked him to recall Karnataka Governor HR ... Read more...

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Advani, Khurshid condole Shekhawat’s death


May 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Congress leader Salman Khurshid Saturday condoled the demise of former vice president Bhairon Shingh Shekhawat. "My recollection of ... Read more...

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Governors can’t be removed due to change of regime at Centre: SC


May 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): In a judgement that could have deep political connotations the Supreme Court on Friday said governors cannot be removed or transferred just because of a change of ... Read more...

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Government to look into CAG report on telecom licences


April 9th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said he would look into the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on alleged mishandling of award of pan-India telecom licences ... Read more...

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Bihar dissident Congress leaders seek meeting with Sonia


January 14th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Demanding the removal of Bihar state Congress chief Anil Sharma and Jagdish Tytler, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) official in charge of the party's affairs ... Read more...

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Zardari invites Iftikhar to join politics


October 26th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he sees no judicial crisis in the country except a few deposed judges issuing political statements, and gave a ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee chairs all-party meet


July 21st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee today chaired an all-party meeting ahead of the special session of the Lok Sabha to decide on the confidence motion. The ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee calls meeting of floor leaders to discuss trust vote


July 21st, 2008 - 9:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee called a meeting of the floor leaders of different political parties here today.The meeting is being held ahead of the ... Read more...

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Congress condemns politicization of Speaker’’s office


July 16th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Congress has strongly condemned attempts to politicise the Constitutional office of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha here today.Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natrajan said that this ... Read more...

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BJP demands removal of governor on Amarnath land issue


June 29th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 29 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir unit of Bharatiya Janta Party has demanded immediate removal of Governor N.N. Vohra, and alleged he has acted as an "agent of the Congress" ... Read more...

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Malaysia Indian lawmaker seeks prosecution of royal chief


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (IANS) Indian origin lawyer-lawmaker Karpal Singh has refused to apologise to the royal head of Kelantan State and has instead sought his prosecution for making remarks against the ... Read more...

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