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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Chandy assures transparency in all projects


September 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said all the investment proposals emerging at the global investors meet being held here would be cleared in a transparent ... Read more...

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Few takers for Sushil Modi’s claim that Nitish PM material


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) There are few takers in his own BJP for Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's stand that Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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NDA allies together on coal scam: Sharad Yadav


August 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the ... 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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Australian lawmakers to join hands against corruption


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Ontario (Canada), Aug 23 (IANS) Legislators across the political spectrum from around Australia will converge in Melbourne Thursday, joining hands in their fight against corruption and for integrity in government.As ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, to disrupt parliament


August 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After parliament was adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal scam, the BJP vowed not to let the house function until Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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Pay compensation to dead Sikhs, BJP tells US


August 7th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday urged the US to pay compensation to Sikhs killed by a gunman in a gurdwara in Winconsin."The injured ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll


July 20th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll, Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Could not leave farmers for vice presidential poll: Sharad Yadav


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday said he did not contest the vice presidential election because he did not want to leave the farmers."They ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise nominee for vice president Monday


July 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet here Monday to finalise its vice presidential candidate.The meeting comes two days after ruling ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Saturday evening to discuss the Aug 7 vice presidential poll amid lack of consensus in the National ... Read more...

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BJP, allies will pitch vice presidential candidate (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After sharp divisions over the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies, including the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) appeared on the same page ... Read more...

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Time’s criticism of PM reconfirms people’s views: BJP


July 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said Time magazine's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's handling of the government and the economy had "reconfirmed" ... Read more...

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Panel formed to implement national optic fibre network


June 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday formed a coordination committee to give a push to the decision to set up a National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) to provide ... Read more...

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Ram Sene should be monitored: Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Activities of the Sri Rama Sene (SRS) should be monitored and the outfit should be deterred from setting up base in Goa, a Congress leader said ... Read more...

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Trinamool won’t join hands with Congress for Tripura polls


June 17th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will not form any alliance with the Congress in Tripura to fight against the ruling Left Front in next year's assembly elections, ... Read more...

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NDA declines comment on Pranab’s candidature for presidency


June 15th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Friday declined to comment on the candidature of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as ruling UPA nominee for ... Read more...

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NDA partners will decide on presidential issue: Sharad Yadav


June 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the alliance partners would sit together to decide their next move ... Read more...

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NDA yet to decide on presidential candidate: Sharad Yadav


June 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Wednesday said they had "good relations" with Pranab Mukherjee, but remained non-committal on the finance minister's ... Read more...

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Ganga activists threaten to re-launch campaign


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Activists working for the Ganga river conservation Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi May 21 if the government failed to ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs criticise cartoons in NCERT books


May 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Members in the Lok Sabha Monday united in criticising cartoons in NCERT books allegedly denigrating political leaders, particularly the one on B.R. Ambedkar, with ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan to be sworn-in for second term as Maharashtra governor


May 5th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) K. Sankaranarayanan, who has been given a fresh term as Maharashtra governor by the president, will be sworn-in at a ceremony here Monday.Bombay High Court ... Read more...

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BJP tries to bridge gaps on presidential contest (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Indore, May 2 (IANS) Amid differences over the presidential contest, the BJP Wednesday tried to bridge the gap with its leader Sushma Swaraj meeting Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Rift in NDA, Left may support Congress (Third Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences appeared Tuesday in the opposition National Democratic Alliance over the presidential candidate while the Left indicated it may support a Congress candidate.A ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U go different ways on next president (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate became apparent Tuesday with the JD-U stating bluntly that it does not stand ... Read more...

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Muslim-Dalit political party launched


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) A former police officer, who once arrested absconding underworld don Chhota Shakil, Tuesday launched a new political party-Awami Vikas Party (AVP) to "strengthen" Muslim and Dalit ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U not on same page over next president


May 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate emerged Tuesday with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) refusing to stand by the ... Read more...

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Tainted Bangaru quits BJP executive


April 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman Monday resigned from the party's national executive, following a Delhi court last week sentencing him to ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Fourth Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs. A ... Read more...

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