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Rahul gets ‘proactive’, will be Congress no. 2 (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 5:45 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, ending feverish speculation after the Nehru-Gandhi scion ... Read more...

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Rahul says he’s ready for ‘more proactive role’ (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government" but the final ... Read more...

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Sonia says only Rahul to decide on his larger role (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Amid rising voices within the Congress urging Rahul Gandhi to join the UPA government, party president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said it was only for ... Read more...

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Sonia puts onus of larger role on Rahul


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi has to decide for himself if he wants to play a larger role in the Congress and the government, party president and ... Read more...

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Digvijay willing to contest Lok Sabha polls


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday said he was willing to contest the next Lok Sabha elections, preferably from Madhya Pradesh, as his vow ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul to assume bigger role, says Digvijay


July 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In an indication that Rahul Gandhi could assume a bigger role in the party by September in preparation for 2014 general elections, Congress leader ... Read more...

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Rahul will play more pro-active role in Congress: Digvijay


July 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be playing a more pro-active role in the party, senior leader Digvijay Singh said Sunday."I am sure that ... Read more...

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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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Congress likely to re-nominate Hamid Ansari


July 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hamid Ansari is likely to be re-nominated for the Aug 7 vice presidential election as the Congress candidate, party sources said Monday, adding it ... Read more...

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1936 Olympics: Dhyan Chand’s last hurrah (Sports Special)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand's third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the ... Read more...

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Digvijay stands by his words on Mamata


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has said that he stands by every word he said about Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's conduct in the ... Read more...

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Presidential fight finalised, focus shifts on Ansari’s successor


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With the battle lines drawn for the July 19 presidential election, the focus is gradually shifting to the vice-presidential poll in August, for which ... Read more...

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Congress urges Mamata to support Pranab, says FDI in retail soon


June 17th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Congress Sunday urged Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee and also said the government will shortly bring ... Read more...

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Congress hopes Mamata will support Pranab


June 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, the Congress Friday expressed hope that mercurial ally Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee would ... Read more...

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Congress rebuffs BJP’s demand for Chidambaram’s ouster


June 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Congress Thursday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation after the Madras High Court refused to dismiss ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Ramdev-Pawar meet


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday downplayed yoga guru Baba Ramdev's meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ally and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar over the black ... Read more...

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A pity we were rejected, laments Digvijay


May 28th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) It is a pity the Uttar Pradesh voters rejected the Congress in assembly elections, party leader Digvijay Singh said Monday, while commenting on the ... Read more...

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Court dismisses case against Digvijay Singh


April 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a private complaint against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh after the complainant failed to appear before the court twice.Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Court seeks proof on plea against Digvijay Singh


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A man, who allegedly hurled a shoe at a Congress leader at a press conference here last year, was Tuesday told by a Delhi ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh wins Panasonic Open India


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh closed with a flawless six-under-par 66 to end an agonising 12-year wait for his maiden Asian Tour golf title at the Panasonic ... Read more...

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Jaini, Bhullar, Das chase Siddikur at Panasonic Open


March 30th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Manav Jaini was flawless for the second successive day, while Gaganjeet Bhullar did not miss a single fairway and the duo, along with Ashok Kumar ... Read more...

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Digvijay accuses Madhya Pradesh chief minister of land grab


March 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday alleged that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife had forcibly acquired land in Vidisha district."While ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on lodging case against Digvijay


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday reserved its order on registering a case against senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh for allegedly assaulting a man, who had ... Read more...

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IPS officer’s killing: MP government slammed, judicial probe ordered (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the brutal Holi day murder of police officer Narendra Kumar while trying to stop a tractor ... Read more...

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Political parties slam MP government over IPS officer’s killing (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Political parties Friday slammed Madhya Pradesh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government over the killing of an IPS officer while he was trying to stop ... Read more...

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Congress leaders meet to review poll performance (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi met key leaders here Wednesday to take stock of the party's dismal performance in the assembly elections in five states.According ... Read more...

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Who said what on the poll results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the election results poured in, bringing cheers to some and disappointment to others, here are some key quotes from political leaders:Rahul Gandhi: I ... Read more...

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UP out of reach, Congress runs to shield Rahul


March 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was meant to be a virtuoso performance to put the Congress back in the reckoning in Uttar Pradesh, but star campaigner Rahul Gandhi's ... Read more...

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Digvijay asks SP not to repeat goons’ rule in UP


March 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Tuesday expressed happiness over the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, but ... Read more...

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Digvijay evades question on alliances in UP


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday evaded comment whether the party would be entering any alliance in Uttar Pradesh, saying everyone should wait for ... Read more...

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Mayawati behind FIR against Rahul: Congress


February 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 21 (IANS) Blaming Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, the Congress Tuesday said it would approach the high court for quashing a police complaint against party leader Rahul ... Read more...

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Advani accuses Congress of communalising UP polls


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Sunday accused the Congress of "deliberately communalising" the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a day after the poll ... Read more...

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Congress leader re-ignites quota controversy, opposition furious (Roundup)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's promise on quota for Muslims re-ignited the reservation row in the midst of Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Congress in quota controversy again (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After Law Minister Salman Khurshid, it was the turn of Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma to reignite the row over quota ... Read more...

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After Khurshid, another minister promises quotas in UP


February 16th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma has reignited the row over reservations for minorities in Uttar Pradesh by promising sub-quotas for Muslims if the ... Read more...

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