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Showcasing a ‘pro-poor’ agenda in tribal heartland


June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Banswara (Rajasthan), June 7 (IANS) It was another flagship scheme for rural India, only this time the setting changed from a poverty-stricken region of Andhra Pradesh to a tribal ... Read more...

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Electoral success drives some people to watch porn online


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Some people celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party -- others do it vicariously by turning to online porn, says a US research.The wife and ... Read more...

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Sexy spy Chapman to run for parliament as member of Putin’s party


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then sexy spy Anna Chapman is to run for the Russian parliament in December as a member of Vladimir Putin's ruling party.According ... Read more...

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BJP releases booklet on Gadkari as president


January 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday released a booklet tracing Nitin Gadkari's journey as party president over the last one year. The booklet titled "Marching Ahead...A ... Read more...

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Only three in ten Americans consider themselves ‘Democrats’: Poll


January 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Only three in ten Americans consider themselves Democrats, according to the latest poll.The Politico quoted a Gallup poll as saying that the latest figure ties the ... Read more...

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Development work, wider support gets BJP resounding results in Bihar


November 24th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's resounding electoral success in the Bihar assembly polls is being attributed by party leaders to development work done by the alliance government ... Read more...

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Congress-BJP pact on n-liability bill is sign of political maturity (Comment)


August 21st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Notwithstanding minor differences over the draft of the nuclear liability bill, the fact that the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - and even the Left - are ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin And Levi Johnston Seemingly Reviving Their Dead Relationship


June 19th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bristol Palin is the daughter of former Republican vice presidential nominee and conservative mascot, Sarah Palin. Us Magazine has now declared that Bristol and ... Read more...

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A year of disappointment for UPA: BJP


May 24th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's first year in office in its second phase has been "a year of disappointment", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Will BJP repeat its electoral success in Bangalore? (Letter from Bangalore)


March 8th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) After a three-year delay, Bangaloreans are set to choose representatives to the Greater Bangalore City Corporation March 28. It will be the third major poll ... Read more...

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Independents to support 2012 Republican Party nominee over Obama


February 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12(ANI): A new poll has revealed that the Republican Party nominee for the 2012 US presidential election has a fair chance of defeating President Barack Obama.According a Gallup poll ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb attacks Trinamool on development plank


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tamluk (West Bengal), Nov 22 (IANS) Attacking the opposition Trinamool Congress on the development plank, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday alleged that all work has come to a halt in ... Read more...

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West Bengal too votes for kith and kin of politicians


November 11th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) West Bengal appears to be embracing dynastic politics. The results of the assembly by-elections show popular support for the kith and kin of prominent political figures. Four of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bracing for tough election battle


October 10th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The stage is set for the Oct 13 assembly elections in Maharashtra where the ruling Congress-led alliance faces a stiff challenge from the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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No winners in West Bengal; losers are its people (Comment)


September 12th, 2009 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Venal and irresponsible politicians, acting in concert with anti-social elements masquerading as cadres, have ensured that the faint hopes of reviving West Bengal's industrial sector have again been dashed.First, ... Read more...

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Left Front crumbles in West Bengal’s civic polls


July 1st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Continuing their electoral success, West Bengal's opposition parties Trinamool Congress and Congress Wednesday crushed the ruling Left Front (LF) in the urban civic body polls, winning 10 of ... Read more...

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Berlusconi enjoys electoral success despite sleazy allegations


June 24th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Despite allegations of sleaze swirling around Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian premiere tasted success in provincial elections.In the elections, the 72-year-old tycoon's Right People of Freedom party was handed ... Read more...

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Month-long session of West Bengal assembly begins Monday


June 12th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) A month-long session of the West Bengal assembly begins Monday against the backdrop of the opposition's thumping win in the state in the Lok Sabha polls. With the ... Read more...

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Advice for Obama: Visit India for ‘Jai Ho’ US policy


June 12th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The head of a Washington think tank has some unusual advice for President Barack Obama: visit India and see why 'Jai Ho' should be the key words ... Read more...

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Australia must engage India more in wake of Singh’s enhanced authority


May 21st, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): There can hardly be a friend of India anywhere who does not rejoice at the electoral success of Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Cambridge economics don.The ... Read more...

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Winning hearts is the key to poll victory: minister Handique


March 12th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jorhat (Assam), March 12 (IANS) Winning the hearts of the people is the key to electoral success, says union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bijoy Krishna Handique as he bids ... Read more...

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Pro Indo-Canadian party to block immigration changes


April 1st, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 1 (IANS) The Canadian parliament is heading for a vote on a crucial immigration law amendment, which if passed will give the government sweeping powers to decide who ... Read more...

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