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Rajasthan minister told to quit for remarks on president


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 10 (IANS) Rajasthan minister Amin Khan, who remarked that Pratibha Patil was made president for having cooked in late former prime minister Indira Gandhi's kitchen, has been asked to ... Read more...

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I have no formal role in Kochi IPL: Tharoor


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Sunday reiterated that he has no formal role or any involvement in the Kochi IPL franchise and his wife Sunanda Pushkar no longer ... Read more...

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AICC announces compensation for families of victims committing suicide after YSR death


August 31st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): The Congress Party has announced Rs. one lakh to the relatives of each of the workers who committed suicide in shock after former Chief Minister YS ... Read more...

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Congress leaders into illegal mining, not me: Reddy


July 19th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister and iron ore mine owner G. Janardhana Reddy Monday charged that many state Congress leaders, and not he, were into illegal mining and exports. Quoting a ... Read more...

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Poster gives ‘rate list’ for Congress posts


July 11th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) If a controversial poster put up at the district Congress committee office in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district is to be believed, posts in the party are up for ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh civic poll curbs challenged


July 7th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Two public interest lawsuits were filed Tuesday in the Allahabad High Court, challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to bar civic poll candidates from using symbols allotted to ... Read more...

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Telangana activists call for shutdown against firing (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will see two shut downs Saturday, one by supporters of Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy over his detention and another by Telangana supporters to condemn ... Read more...

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Jagan supporters, Telangana activists call for shutdowns


May 28th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will see two shut downs Saturday, one by supporters of Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy over his detention Friday and another to condemn the death ... Read more...

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Jagan plays Telangana card, one injured in firing (Roundup, superseding earlier story)


May 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) One man was critically injured in Andhra Pradesh Friday when violence broke out between supporters and opponents of Congress parliamentarian Y.S.Jaganmohan Reddy as he was taken into ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh gives clearance for Rahul Gandhi rally


May 16th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) After prolonged dilly-dallying, the Uttar Pradesh government Sunday gave a go-ahead to a proposed public rally to be addressed by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Mirzapur ... Read more...

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Congress to bail out former hockey Olympian


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 22 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh has decided to come to the rescue of former Hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan, who has been slapped with non-payment of property ... Read more...

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Court dismisses lawsuit against president’s brother


December 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a lawsuit seeking its direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the alleged role of President Pratibha Patil's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Minister in dock for fondling a tiger in Nagpur Zoo


August 17th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Aug 17 (ANI): After coming under fire from animal rights activists for entering a tiger enclosure at Nagpur Zoo, Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Monday strongly denied doing any wrong. ... Read more...

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PM to visit Kerala on April 11


April 9th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kozhikode, Apr 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Kerala for a day-long election campaign on April 11.Talking to reporters here, District Congress Committee (DCC) President K C Abu revealed ... Read more...

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Azharuddin pitches in Moradabad for a different game and ‘long innings’


April 8th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter Moradabad, April 8 (IANS) After playing for 16 years on the cricket fields, former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin is ready to play a completely different game, promising the ... Read more...

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I am here for a long innings, Azhar tells Moradabad voters


April 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 7 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin Tuesday started a new innings, as the Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha constituency of Moradabad, as ... Read more...

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Priyanka Gandhi’s father-in-law found hanging in Delhi guest house


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Rajinder Vadra, the father-in-law of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, was Friday found hanging from a ceiling fan in a south Delhi guest house, highly placed police sources ... Read more...

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Militants attack political leaders and workers in Manipur


March 22nd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 22 (ANI): In order to threaten the political parties to stay away from the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) are targeting the ... Read more...

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Congress MLA Rambabu Sharma passes away


January 28th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Congress MLA and former chief of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) Rambabu Sharma died early this morning at Apollo Hospital here. He was 53. Sharma, who ... Read more...

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29 Congress leaders resign in Uttar Pradesh


October 4th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) As many as 29 Congress leaders of Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district Saturday resigned en masse from the party's primary membership accusing senior leaders of ignoring them, party sources ... Read more...

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Speed up flood relief measures: Sonia


September 26th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Friday instructed officials in her Rae Bareli constituency in Uttar Pradesh to speed up flood relief measures and distribute the compensation ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi takes boat ride to visit flood-hit villages


August 21st, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 21 (IANS) It was a pleasant surprise for the 900-odd families of flood affected villages of this Uttar Pradesh district when Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Thursday crossed the ... Read more...

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Rane kept in limbo, Vilasrao loyalist to be Maharashtra Congress chief


August 14th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Congress high command is understood to have deferred a decision on the resignation of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, who has been gunning for Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh home minister’s son arrested, released


June 12th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Minister of State for Home Ramdayal Ahirwar's son and two others accused of manhandling and abusing a police officer were arrested and later released on bail, ... Read more...

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India would remain poor if high growth is not given priority: Chidambaram


April 20th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
Kannur (Kerala), Apr 20 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that India would remain poor if priority is not given to high growth.At a seminar organised by the District ... Read more...

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Seven congress workers killed in Kerala


March 28th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Kochi, Mar 28 (ANI): Seven Congress workers were killed and more than 30 injured, when a lorry ran over them at the party rally at Pothanikkad near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam District. ... Read more...

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Traffic jams in Kerala capital as Sonia Gandhi arrives


February 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Traffic ground to a halt here as Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Friday on a day's visit. Barricades were put on some ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to arrive in Kerala today


February 14th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by admin
Kochi, Feb 14 (ANI): Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi will arrive here this evening on a two-day visit.This is Sonias first visit after former Chief Minister and veteran leader K Karunakaran ... Read more...

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