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BJP to carry out ‘PM resign’ agitation


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced "prime minister resign" agitation from Sep 17 to press its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Congress core group meets over fuel price hike


September 11th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A day after Congress chief Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad following a medical check up, the party's core group met here Tuesday to discuss ... Read more...

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Congress tries hard to mollify NCP, Pawar unswayed (Intro Roundup)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday reached out to Nationalist Congress Party after it expressed unhappiness about some aspects of the coalition's working but the strain in ... 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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BJP for vice presidential contest, to seek NDA nod (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will contest the Aug 7 vice presidential poll but failed to decide its candidate due to ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In a desperate bid to buy peace in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday formally announced that Jagadish Shettar will the new chief minister of Karnataka, ... Read more...

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BJP to campaign for Sangma


June 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will campaign aggressively for presidential candidate P.A. Sangma across the country, party officials said Thursday after a meeting attended ... 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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Would like to see Pranab challenged: Subramanian Swamy


June 16th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for naming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as a presidential candidate ... Read more...

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Left parties to meet June 21 to discuss presidential poll


June 16th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Leaders of the Left parties will be meeting here June 21 to discuss the presidential election, officials said Saturday."We will meet June 21 to ... Read more...

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Notification for presidential poll issued (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued the notification for the presidential election to be held July 19. The last day for filing nominations is June ... Read more...

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BJP core group likely to meet today


June 16th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) core group is likely to meet Saturday evening to discuss the presidential election, party sources said.The meeting comes a ... Read more...

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BJP to send Swamy as emissary to Mulayam


June 15th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Ahead of the presidential elections, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is sending Subramanian Swamy as an emissary to Samajwadi Paryy (SP) chief Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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NDA to meet Friday over presidential polls


June 14th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) On a day when it joined hands with the AIADMK to garner support for the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No. 2 leader is dead: White House (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) In another "serious blow" to Al Qaeda, a US drone strike in Pakistan killed its No. 2 leader Abu Yahya al-Libi, who helped steer the terrorist ... Read more...

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Advani shocker: People upset with BJP too (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA government ... Read more...

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People disappointed with BJP too, says Advani


May 31st, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that while people were angry with the UPA government, they were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Shanta Kumar questions BJP’s ‘back to power’ dream (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) There seems to be no end to the bickering in Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) despite party president Nitin Gadkari holding a meeting ... Read more...

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Aamir, Prasoon Joshi making 50 shorts on malnutrition


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness - ... Read more...

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Government to hold national consultation on child marriages


April 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Taking a serious view of child marriages in the country, the government has decided to hold a national consultation on the issue with the states.A ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Afghan, US envoys to meet for peace talks


April 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US diplomats will meet in Islamabad April 26-27 to review the peace process in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said Wednesday.Marc ... Read more...

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Tibetan activists launch signature campaign


April 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to ... Read more...

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Tibetan minister to launch awareness drive in Northeast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) The home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma is expected to kick start a campaign for the cause of Tibetan independence in Guwahati Monday.Dolma, who ... Read more...

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Campaign on Tibet planned in northeast


March 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 1 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is likely to kickstart an awareness campaign on the Tibetan issue in northeastern states March 26, an ... Read more...

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Anna not to campaign in poll-bound states: Bedi


January 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 5 (IANS) Ailing social activist Anna Hazare won't be campaigning in five poll-bound states as he had planned earlier, his aide Kiran Bedi said Thursday.Bedi, a core ... Read more...

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BJP delegation to meet president over Lokal bill


December 31st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that a delegation of senior leaders will meet President Pratibha Patil Jan 3 to register the party's ... Read more...

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Campaign for Jammu and Kashmir’s reorganisation


December 28th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 28 (IANS) A regional party in Jammu and Kashmir has decided to step up its campaign for the state's reorganisation to meet the political and economic aspirations of ... Read more...

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Congress core committee meets on Lokpal bill


December 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Tuesday in the wake of opposition demand for amendments to the Lokpal bill and the reservation of some ... Read more...

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We oppose communalism too, says Kejriwal


December 26th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) The Anna Hazare campaign against corruption is equally opposed to communalism, his confidante Arvind Kejriwal said Monday.Speaking to journalists after Team Anna's core group held ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill has many infirmities, says BJP


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that the Lokpal bill introduced in the Lok Sabha was full of "infirmities" and indicated the party ... Read more...

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Congress core group discusses minority quota in Lokpal


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Congress core group met Thursday in the wake of protests by some parties over the exclusion of minorities from the provision of 50 ... Read more...

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Government to lay guidelines for hospital safety


December 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's apex body for disaster management is preparing "mandatory" guidelines for hospitals that will cover fire and other emergency hazards, after a major tragedy struck ... Read more...

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Cabinet likely to clear Food Security Bill


December 13th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The union cabinet, meeting Tuesday evening, is likely to approve the key Food Security Bill and the Judicial Accountability bill, official sources said.The meeting is ... Read more...

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Congress core group meets ahead of UPA meeting


December 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Congress core group met here to discuss the Lokpal bill ahead of a meeting of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leaders Tuesday evening, party ... Read more...

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Congress core group discusses parliament stalemate over FDI


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Friday in the backdrop of ally Trinamool Congress saying it did not support Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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