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Congress core group meets after Trinamool’s quit decision


September 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after key ally Trinamool Congress announced it was exiting the UPA government over its demand for roll-back of major economic decisions, the Congress ... Read more...

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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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Disbanding Team Anna was collective decision, say members (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) While some of its members appeared perplexed over the disbanding of Team Anna, an official statement of the group Monday said the decision was ... Read more...

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Goa to host first Indian TV festival


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) Friday announced the launch of a two-day Indian TV Fest, to be held in Goa in November.The festival, scheduled for Nov ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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Tribal Forum of India to float new party: Sangma


July 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) The Tribal Forum of India, which projected former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma as its presidential candidate, is scheduled to meet next month to ... Read more...

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After Pranab, Mamata grabs eyeballs at central hall (Sidelights)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was Pranab Mukherjee's day of course, but if there was any other person to grab attention at the swearing in ceremony in parliament's ... Read more...

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Investment climate to be restored within two-three months: Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) At a time when investors' confidence in India is at an all-time low, the central government was confident that an investment climate would be restored ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to reform legislations


July 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Despite backing UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential race, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday made it clear that her Trinamool Congress would ... Read more...

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Rahul’s remark triggers speculation about ministerial role


July 20th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remark Thursday about playing a more proactive role in the government sparked off intense speculation about the likely ministry ... Read more...

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Clamour grows for larger role in Congress for Rahul (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Voices are rising within the Congress for a larger role to Rahul Gandhi with senior leader Digvijay Singh Monday urging him to move to ... Read more...

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Road safety to figure in school curricula


July 11th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) As India maintains the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road safety records in the world, reflecting the lack of a culture in ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll with NDA allies


July 10th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Treading with caution over the vice presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to call a meeting of its National Democratic Alliance ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets his way, Shettar to be new Karnataka CM (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to replace Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda with Rural Development ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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GJM to take part in GTA polls, Mamata happy (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Saturday decided to take part in the July 29 Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls, leading to a "happy" West Bengal ... Read more...

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GJM to take part in GTA polls


June 30th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmuktui Morcha will take part in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls to be held July 29, a party leader said Saturday.The decision was ... Read more...

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Decision on territorial polls Saturday, says GJM


June 28th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) would decide Saturday on whether the party would take part in the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls to be held ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to decide JMM’s stand on presidential poll


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Sunday authorised party chief Shibu Soren to decide the party's stand for the July 19 presidential poll even as it ... Read more...

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Negligible progress on poll reforms, RTI plea reveals


June 21st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Attempts to push for poll reforms are yet to yield the desired results despite an appeal by the Election Commission to the government, a ... Read more...

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BJP in a fix, allies divided on presidential candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With contrasting stands among its allies on the presidential election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be in a fix.Shiv Sena, a part ... Read more...

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President’s poll: BJP core committee to meet Monday (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Holding parleys across the political spectrum on the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) core group is scheduled to meet Monday night to ... Read more...

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President’s poll: BJP core committee to meet Monday


June 18th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) core group is scheduled to meet Monday to discuss the presidential election and whether it should pit a candidate of its ... Read more...

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Divided BJP discusses option of backing Sangma


June 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's core committee Saturday weighed the options of backing P. Sangma for the post of president, even as a section within ... Read more...

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NDA to decide presidential nominee Sunday


June 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will meet Sunday morning to decide on its nominee for the July 19 presidential poll, BJP spokesperson ... Read more...

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Sonia’s hectic parleys on presidential choice


June 14th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
It was a busy Thursday for Congress President Sonia Gandhi as she held parleys with her key aides on the ruling United Progressive Alliance's choice for the July 19 presidential ... Read more...

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UPA meet Friday may endorse Pranab for president


June 14th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After hectic parleys through the day, the Congress Thursday appeared set to get its United Progressive Alliance (UPA) allies to endorse the candidature of ... Read more...

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India’s next president: still mired in uncertainty (Roundup)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Manmohan Singh would continue as prime minister till 2014, the Congress declared emphatically Thursday but the crucial question of who would be India's 13th ... Read more...

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Sonia has hectic day over presidential poll talks (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had a hectic day of confabulations Thursday on the UPA's presidential choice -- meeting senior ministers, including top candidate Pranab ... Read more...

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BJP wants Congress to react, NDA meet unlikely before Saturday (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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NDA decision unlikely before Saturday, cards close to chest


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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Advani skips BJP core committee meeting


June 13th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani will not be present at the party's core committee meeting Wednesday evening which is likely to take up a number ... Read more...

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Congress top brass meets, presidential nominee likely next week


June 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Amid indications that Congress could declare its presidential candidate next week, the party's top leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and chief Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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I suspect PM in coal allocation: Anna


June 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Monday said he was suspicious about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's role in coal block allocation after seeing the official papers.Speaking ... Read more...

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