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Sushma Swaraj meets Bal Thackeray


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday called upon Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here and inquired about his health.Sushma Swaraj said that her ... Read more...

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US ambassador Powell calls on Akhilesh Yadav


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The US ambassador to India, Nancy J. Powell called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday. The meeting, described as a courtesy call, was unscheduled.During ... Read more...

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PM meets President Pranab


July 27th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This was the first meeting between the two since Mukherjee assumed ... Read more...

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Pawar, NCP leaders meet Pranab Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders led by party chief Sharad Pawar Monday met Pranab Mukherjee, a day after he was elected as India's ... Read more...

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UAE officials meet US, Chinese envoys


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday met the ambassadors of the US and China and discussed bilateral relations.Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM meets BJP leaders over portfolio tussle (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, struggling to allot portfolios to his ministers even two days after taking office, Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party central ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM meets BJP leaders over portfolio tussle (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, struggling to allot portfolios to his ministers even two days after taking office, Saturday met his Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Sangma will support Pranab: NCP


June 19th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The NCP Tuesday expressed confidence that party leader P.A. Sangma will ultimately support UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.Ahead of a NCP meeting Thursday, National ... Read more...

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Delhi mayor attacks chief minister over women’s safety


May 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Mayor of South Delhi Savita Gupta Tuesday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over the rising cases of crime against women in the capital, ... Read more...

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Anti-NCTC chief ministers meet separately


April 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The chief ministers of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Odisha met on the sidelines of the chief ministers meet on internal security Monday, leading to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks PM’s intervention in journalist Kazmi’s case


April 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Other than a long list of 'expectations' that his government had from the union government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday broached the subject ... Read more...

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Akhilesh meets PM, seeks funds for central aided projects (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and discussed a range of issues, including funding for development projects, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh meets PM, seeks funds for central aided projects


April 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and discussed a range of issues with him, including funding for ... Read more...

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Nigerian ex-president on five-day visit to India


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo Monday began a five-day visit to India, looking to explore opportunities to expand the annual bilateral trade that hovers ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Mulayam, Badal’s invitations to Mamata


March 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Ruling out any possibility of grouping of anti-Congress, anti-BJP chief ministers, Congress Saturday tried to downplay the invitations extended by Samajwadi Party and Akali Dal ... Read more...

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UP governor accepts Mayawati’s resignation


March 8th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Wednesday accepted the resignation of outgoing Chief Minister Mayawati and asked her to continue on the post till the next government ... Read more...

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Two cartoonists - Laxman and Thackeray - to meet in Pune


November 24th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 24 (IANS) They had a common entry to the world of cartooning, and while one became a legend in the field, the other moved to make a ... Read more...

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Pawar, Patel meet Sonia Gandhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her 10 Janpath residence here. He ... Read more...

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US says backing Kenya’s military operation in Somalia


October 28th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 28 (IANS) The US Friday said it has sold military equipment and offered logistical support and military training to Kenyan troops on a mission to flush out ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi calls on Sonia before meeting Kanimozhi


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi met Congress president Sonia Gandhi here Saturday in what was described as a "courtesy call", even as a special CBI ... Read more...

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Botswana keen to partner with India (With Images)


September 6th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Botswana is keen to have multilateral cooperation with India especially in areas like coal extraction, pharmaceuticals, diamond and manufacturing sector, its newly-appointed high commissioner Lesego Ethel ... Read more...

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Indian envoy invites Khaleda Zia to meet Manmohan Singh


September 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Rajeet Mitter has invited Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson and opposition leader Khaleda Zia to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Government meets opposition to put ‘houses’ in order (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With no significant business being done in the first two weeks of the monsoon session, a worried government Friday sought help from the opposition ... Read more...

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New Indian envoy’s arrival in Nepal delayed


August 10th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) The arrival of India's ambassador-designate to Nepal, Jayant Prasad, has been delayed with Nepal's foreign ministry saying it had no immediate information when he would assume ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists inked secret pact with Chinese NGO


August 9th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) A controversial deal between a Chinese organisation and a UN agency to develop the birthplace of the Buddha in southern Nepal, that was repudiated by a ... Read more...

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Subramaniam adamant on quitting, PM asks him to wait (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, who had submitted his resignation a day earlier, to wait till he consults his ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary meets Suu Kyi


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 22 (IANS) India made its first high-level contact with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi when Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao called on her at her residence here.On the ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Jayalalithaa


June 13th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, a day ahead of the AIADMK chief's meeting with the ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK ties intact, says Azad


May 24th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said ties between his party and the DMK were intact despite the electoral loss in Tamil Nadu and ... Read more...

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CII delegation meets Mamata


May 19th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) A delegation of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday met Trinamool supremo and West Bengal's chief minister-in-waiting Mamata Banerjee to congratulate her on winning the ... Read more...

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Mamata visits Somnath Chatterjee


May 18th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal's chief minister-in-waiting Mamata Banerjee Tuesday called on former Lok Sabha speaker and expelled Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Somnath Chatterjee at his ... Read more...

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Sonia congratulates Jayalalithaa on massive poll win


May 15th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi called up AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa to congratulate her on her party's massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S seek Yeddyurappa’s ouster; BJP woos rebels (Roundup)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday mounted pressure on its 11 rebel legislators to back beleaguered Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as opposition Congress and ... Read more...

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Congress demands Yeddyurappa’s ouster; governor meets PM (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The opposition Congress Saturday demanded that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa step down in view of the Supreme Court strictures and restoration of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa woos rebel law makers, Congress says quit


May 14th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday stepped up efforts to win back support of 16 rebel lawmakers but the Congress told him to quit ... Read more...

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