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Trinamool firm on quitting, Congress says UPA is safe (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government Wednesday refused to roll back its big ticket economic reforms, even as a belligerent Trinamool Congress remained adamant on quitting the ruling ... Read more...

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UPA still has substantial majority: Congress


September 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said that the UPA had "substantial majority" in the Lok Sabha despite the Trinamool Congress deciding to withdraw support, but hoped ... Read more...

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Digvijay eyes ‘double’ at Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open


September 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyogo (Japan), Sep 18 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh hopes that changes to his golf swing and a strict mid-season training regime will lead him to a unique Asian Tour 'double' ... Read more...

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Gadkari sends legal notice to Digvijay for defamation


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Friday sent a legal notice to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for allegedly defaming him by his comments on his business ... Read more...

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Diesel price hiked by Rs 5, opposition slams ‘anti-people’ move (Roundup)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a politically-sensitive move, the government Thursday announced a hike in heavily-subsidised diesel price by Rs.5 a litre to check fiscal deficit and limited ... Read more...

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Congress defends, opposition slams diesel price hike


September 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress Thursday defended the government's decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs.5 a litre, while the opposition parties including the BJP ... Read more...

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Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has failed to make a mark, says BJP


September 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Amid speculation of Rahul Gandhi assuming a larger role in the Congress, the BJP Tuesday said his performance over the years speaks for itself ... Read more...

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Congress out to malign me: Ramdev


September 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday condemned Congress leader Digvijay Singh for levelling allegations against him and said it was all part of a concerted attempt ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam’s violence-hit areas


September 8th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri, the three violence-hit districts of Assam, Tuesday.A senior leader of the Assam ... Read more...

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Uddhav says Digvijay is mad, never mind what granddad wrote


September 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Stung by Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that Maharashtra's Thackeray family originally hailed from Bihar, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray hit back Thursday, saying ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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Hope Rahul takes greater role in government: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday expressed the hope that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will take a greater role in government."I ... Read more...

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Coal scam: Third Front demands probe, parliament disrupted (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) With the Left parties, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) coming together Friday to demand a special probe into the ... Read more...

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CAG sensationalising coal block issue: Digvijay Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was exaggerating and sensationalising the issue of coal block allocation, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Friday."The ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP welcome death for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence to Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case and sought ... Read more...

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Minister’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Congress on Naroda


August 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the court verdict convicting a former Gujarat minister and 31 others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, saying that ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul’s entry into government, says PM (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Bringing back into focus Rahul Gandhi's statement that he was ready to play a larger political role, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he ... Read more...

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Rohana snatches dramatic win in PGTI golf


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Lying third overnight, Sri Lankan Anura Rohana fired a three-under 69 to script a fascinating come-from-behind victory in the PGTI Players Golf Championship here Friday.Rohana finished ... Read more...

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Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Will it be party, government or both for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in his enhanced role ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election? ... Read more...

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Never closed doors for talks with Team Anna: Congress (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it has never closed the doors for talks with Team Anna currently agitating for a strong Lokpal bill here.The party ... Read more...

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Team Anna hardens stand, cops want them hospitalised (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The condition of Team Anna members, who are on a fast over the last eight days, deteriorated Wednesday, even as they hardened their ... Read more...

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Government could force-feed Team Anna: Digvijay


August 1st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday indicated that the government could force-feed members of Team Anna if they continue their indefinite fast in support ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM tells Assam victims (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of Assam riots victims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of government help ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM returns due to bad weather (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three choppers that took off for Kokrajhar from an airport near Guwahati Saturday morning, carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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Congress assures sulking Virbhadra of larger say in candidate selection (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress leadership is learnt to have assured former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh that he would have a "larger say" in distribution ... Read more...

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Congress tries to mollify sulking Virbhadra


July 27th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday made efforts to mollify former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh after the septuagenarian leader offered to resign from party panels ... Read more...

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Congress forms coordination panel in violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, 26 (IANS) Amid concerns over the communal violence in Assam and its handling by the Tarun Gogoi government, the Congress Tuesday set up a 10-member coordination ... Read more...

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Kejriwal is BJP agent, says Digvijay Singh


July 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday accused Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal of being an agent of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He also took ... Read more...

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Digvijay defends Akhilesh


July 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Thursday sought to defend Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the grim law and order situation and said it would ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for ‘pro-active’ role, to be No 2 in party (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will be number two in the Congress after Sonia Gandhi, the party said Thursday after he declared that he was ready for ... Read more...

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Happy Rahul has agreed to proactive role: Digvijay


July 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who has consistently proposed that Rahul Gandhi take on a more stellar role in the party and government, said Thursday he ... Read more...

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