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Putin ready to work with next US president


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to work with the next US president regardless of who wins in the November elections, so long as the person is ready ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Gogoi more needed in Assam than in New Delhi: Assam Congress


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) The Congress party's Assam state unit Monday sought to end the over-week long speculation about Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's probable nomination as vice president, saying ... Read more...

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No possibility of Third Front: Nitish Kumar


March 12th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 12 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday rubbished the possibility of the formation of a third front and said he did not foresee early parliamentary polls."There ... Read more...

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Modi must spend rest of his life in jail: Owaisi


March 5th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president and MP Asaduddin Owaisi Sunday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi must spend rest of his life in jail for committing ... Read more...

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Reset Pakistan policy to check terror syndicate: Former CIA analyst


December 28th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Describing the 2008 Mumbai attacks as President Barack Obama's first major international crisis, a former CIA analyst has called for a reset of American policy ... Read more...

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Thai PM to be chief guest on India’s Republic Day


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Building on the upward swing in New Delhi's Look East policy, India will host Thailand's first woman and youngest Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ... Read more...

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Rahul’s special gesture for grassroot leaders


November 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Twenty-five-year-old Ramya Haridas, a Dalit Youth Congress leader from Kozhikode in north Kerala, was pleasantly surprised when she heard her name being announced at ... Read more...

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I did not pay money to either Abdullah: NC worker


October 7th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) A National Conference worker, who alleged having paid Rs.85 lakh to get himself a legislative council berth, broke his silence Friday and denied the payoff was ... Read more...

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Mamata magic: Puja marquees go through ‘poriborton’


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) The Durga Puja fervour is at its peak and it's turning out to be Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's show as many of the themes at ... Read more...

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Three victories for Mamata on golden Wednesday


September 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) For West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Wednesday turned out to be a golden day. Besides a thumping victory in her maiden assembly poll, she ... Read more...

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Mamata’s absence is insult to Manmohan: Dhaka daily


September 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's absence from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's delegation, leading to the Teesta water accord not being signed, amounts to "an ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hints at talks with Maoists in Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that there were "suggestions" of talks with Maoists in West Bengal where violence levels had come down sharply.The ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to discuss Sri Lanka with PM (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa arrived here Monday, and is expected to discuss the situation in Sri Lanka with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.The ... Read more...

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Let UPA ask for my support if it wants: Jayalalithaa


May 24th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Adding to the buzz, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa indicated Tuesday that she could consider supporting the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government if asked.Jayalalithaa, ... Read more...

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Short covering, state assembly results push Sensex up 195 points (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday slipped from its intra-day highs but still closed 195 points higher, as traders covered short positions and ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan files nomination for Kadapa Lok Sabha bypoll


April 15th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party chief Y.S.Jaganmohan Reddy Friday filed nomination for the May 8 by-election to the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat.Jagan, as he is popularly known, filed ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to visit Kazakhstan


April 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on April 15-16 at the invitation of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Ministry of External Affairs ... Read more...

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Combative Manmohan refutes Opposition charges of buying MPs (Intro-roundup)


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The political rift in parliament widened Wednesday with the opposition launching a stinging attack on Manmohan Singh for citing the 2009 electoral victory to ... Read more...

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Combative Manmohan refutes opposition charges of buying MPs (Roundup)


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The political rift in parliament widened Wednesday with the opposition launching a stinging attack against Manmohan Singh for citing the 2009 electoral victory to ... Read more...

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Opposition slams PM for statement on WikiLeaks revelations


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Left and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his not-guilty statement following allegations that the Congress had ... Read more...

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Election victory cannot wipe away any crime: Sushma


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Citing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the 2002 sectarian violence in Gujarat, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was rewriting ... Read more...

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Congress seeks 75 seats, power sharing from DMK


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Congress has sought at least 75 seats from Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK for the April 13 assembly polls as also a place in ... Read more...

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Karunakaran: A colossus who rubbed shoulders with Nehru, Indira (Obituary)


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) He was short and diminutive. But Kannoth Karunakaran was a giant of a man in Kerala's political kaleidoscope, one who had rubbed shoulders with Jawaharlal ... Read more...

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Dhumal hails JD-U-BJP win in Bihar


November 25th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday congratulated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance for their ... Read more...

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One day, three chief ministers, different tales


November 24th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) One chief minister rode to incredible victory on a development agenda, another stayed put in office defying taint and sections of his party, and ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar’s win mandate for development: India Inc


November 24th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The people of Bihar have voted for economic growth and development, rising above the sectarian politics of caste and religion, Indian industry leaders said Wednesday, congratulating ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar shows development matters in Bihar too


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The thumping electoral victory for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar suggests development matters to voters, who seem to have valued the state's blistering economic growth ... Read more...

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No parliament business for ninth day, 2G deadlock on (Third Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) It was the ninth successive day of no business in parliament Wednesday with both houses being adjourned again over the opposition demand for a joint parliamentary ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hails victory of development model in Bihar


November 24th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Stating that the development model had triumphed, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday congratulated Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Brazil clown may be barred from Congress for being illiterate clown


October 6th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo comedian Tiririca won most of the votes in recent Brazil’s legislative elections. The election took place over weekend. He said that he is happy with his victory and residents belief ... Read more...

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Paraguay’s president takes paternity test


August 25th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo had a paternity test as ordered by a court following scandals caused by paternity lawsuits that shook his government during his first year in ... Read more...

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Britain, France support India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership


June 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, Jun 27 (ANI): India's bid for permanent membership of the UN Security Council received a boost after Britain and France voiced their support.British premier David Cameron and French ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets UK PM, seeks assurances to ensure global fiscal recovery


June 27th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met his British counterpart David Cameron on Saturday, and told him that India would like to see the international ... Read more...

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Oz researchers say mobile phone helped Mayawati win 2007 Uttar Pradesh elections


May 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Mobile phones are big business in India, and according to two Australian researchers evidence has emerged that this instrument played a very key role in helping ... Read more...

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