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Panthers Party to boycott meet with former interlocutors


August 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Panthers Party Thursday said it would not meet the two former interlocutors arriving in Jammu Sunday for a three-day interaction with political parties ... Read more...

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Colombian firm makes oil find


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Ecopetrol and two US joint venture partners have discovered oil and gas at a deep-water well in the US Gulf of Mexico, the Bogota-based firm ... Read more...

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China opposes military intervention in South China Sea


July 31st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China has indisputable sovereign rights over the South China Sea islands and their adjacent waters, and the country opposes any military intervention in this area, a ... Read more...

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Bengal to form panel on Gorkha council (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to form a three-member fact verification panel to look into the recommendations of a high-powered committee on the issue ... Read more...

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Goa Church threatens boycott of village panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Goa church has threatened to urge voters to boycott the May 16 village panchayat polls, if the "controversial electioneering process" for the grassroot local ... Read more...

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BJP’s conduct of panchayat polls undemocratic: Goa church


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) In its first critique of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Goa Church has accused it of being "undemocratic and unjust" and interfering with ... Read more...

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High court gives nod for Delhi gurdwara polls


March 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to conduct the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, directing it to ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court reserves order on gurdwara


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by the Delhi government against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing ... Read more...

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Delhi appeals single judge order on gurdwara election


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday moved the Delhi High Court against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing a notification for next month's Delhi Sikh ... Read more...

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Update Delhi gurdwara poll voters’ list, says court


February 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ahead of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections next month, the Delhi High Court Tuesday told the Delhi government to update within a ... Read more...

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Elections ahead, Congress, BJP reach out to mining lobby (Goa Newsletter)


January 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) And suddenly illegal mining no longer seems to be a major poll issue in Goa!The mega illegal mining scam, which had rocked the state for ... Read more...

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Goa BJP hits poll gear without main candidate


January 17th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) For the first time in more than a decade, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa has stepped into poll gear without projecting its chief ... Read more...

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Can sacrifice our lives, but won’t part with Darjeeling: Mamata Roundup)


October 12th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) Asserting that the West Bengal government will not give in to the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced wide-ranging ... Read more...

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‘Will do everything for Darjeeling, no separate Darjeeling’


October 11th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) Asserting that her government is ready to do everything for uplifting Darjeeling's people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday clearly indicated that she did ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine reach pact in sea border talks


June 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Ukraine have reached a breakthrough in their talks on maritime border delimitation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday."A qualitative breakthrough has been ... Read more...

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Women voters outnumber men in Kerala


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Women voters outnumber men in Kerala, the state's chief electoral officer Nalini Netto said Wednesday, a day after the announcement that assembly elections would be held ... Read more...

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Court to hear legislator’s plea against NDMC


January 27th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday decided to hear a plea of a legislator challenging a resolution of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to withdraw perks given to ... Read more...

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Jammu leaders pitch for delimitation of seats


January 18th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) The long-pending issue of delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir has come to the fore with the government-appointed interlocutors promising the state's ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa asks for delimitation to be transparent


September 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has asked the Election Commission to reformulate the proposals for delimitation after obtaining population data of local authorities, graduates and teachers and also ... Read more...

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State poll panel criticises Kerala government


August 12th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) State Election Commissioner P. Kamalkutty Thursday criticised the Kerala government for not heeding his repeated requests for the smooth conduct of local bodies polls. In his address at an ... Read more...

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All-party meet to discuss local bodies polls in Kerala


August 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) An all-party meet will be held here Aug 12 to discuss the final dates for the local bodies polls in Kerala and how to go about the conduct ... Read more...

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Court asks NDMC to explain school admission policy


March 26th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) why 12 students were denied admission to its school, as their parents have claimed, after ... Read more...

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Parents oppose NDMC school admission policy in court


March 24th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Parents of 12 students have hauled the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) before the Delhi High Court for its decision not to admit their children in ... Read more...

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Panthers Party seeks reorganisation of Kashmir


March 23rd, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 23 ( IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party, a regional political group in Kashmir, has vowed to launch a struggle for the reorganisation of the state as ... Read more...

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Bangladesh reaches out to neighbours


December 31st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) Ahead of summit level talks with India next month, Bangladesh has sought to reach out to its neighbours by stressing on the importance of a timetable to ... Read more...

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Congress-NCP agree to contest polls together


September 16th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) agreed in principle to contest the Oct 13 Maharashtra assembly elections jointly after the third round of their marathon ... Read more...

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NCP willing to concede more seats to Congress in Maharashtra (Lead)


September 16th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ready to concede more seats to its ally Congress in the Maharashtra assembly elections and seat sharing talks between them are ... Read more...

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NCP ready to concede more seats to Congress in Maharashtra


September 16th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ready to concede more seats to its ally Congress in the Maharashtra elections and seat sharing talks between them are going ... Read more...

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Pawar busy, no seat-sharing talks with Congress slated


September 14th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday said he was not meeting any Congress leader Monday and Tuesday to discuss seat-sharing for ... Read more...

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Congress should be pragmatic on Maharashtra seat sharing: Pawar


September 8th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Tuesday urged the Congress to be "pragmatic" about seat sharing arrangement for Maharashtra assembly polls. "We are expecting (the) Congress party ... Read more...

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Congress to demand more seats in Maharashtra this time


August 31st, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Monday said it would demand almost a dozen more seats from its coalition partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra. "After ... Read more...

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Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation polls stayed


July 29th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday stayed the process for the elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) after various groups alleged discrepancies in reservations and voters ... Read more...

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MIM strengthens its position in Hyderabad


May 17th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) No matter which party gets power in Andhra Pradesh and which party bags the maximum number of Lok Sabha seats from the state, voters in the Hyderabad Lok ... Read more...

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Jaipal Reddy, three other ministers win, Renuka Chowdary loses


May 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Four out of five central ministers from Andhra Pradesh were re-elected to the Lok Sabha Saturday. Senior Congress leader and Minister for Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy, Minister of ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot wins from Ajmer


May 16th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 16 (IANS) Young Congress leader Sachin Pilot Saturday won the Ajmer Lok Sabha seat in Rajasthan. Pilot defeated his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opponent Kiran Maheshwari.Pilot had shifted to Ajmer ... Read more...

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