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BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

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Mamata to attend UPA coordination panel meeting Aug 22


August 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee will attend the meeting of the UPA coordination committee Aug 22, party leader and Railway ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP dissidents set July 5 deadline for CM’s ouster


July 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Dissidents in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the party's central leadership to remove Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis persists, scene shifts to Delhi (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The crisis in the Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unit, triggered by Friday's resignation of nine ministers seeking removal of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, ... Read more...

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BJP emissary in Bangalore to save government (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who quit the ministry Friday, Saturday ruled out any compromise on their demand for removing ... Read more...

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BJP rushes emissary to resolve Karnataka crisis


June 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The BJP Saturday stepped up efforts to resolve the crisis in its ruling Karnataka unit, a day after eight loyalists of B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ... Read more...

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Selector Rohit Rajpal to meet Paes in London


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) National tennis selector Rohit Rajpal, who will be in London on a personal visit, has been asked by All Indi Tennis Association (AITA) to ... Read more...

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BJP to send Swamy as emissary to Mulayam


June 15th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Ahead of the presidential elections, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is sending Subramanian Swamy as an emissary to Samajwadi Paryy (SP) chief Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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Afghan peace negotiator killed


May 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Arsallah Rahmani, a member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, was gunned down here Sunday, a media report said.Rahmani, a former Taliban leader, was fatally shot ... Read more...

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Mali president finally resigns after coup


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Mali president Amadou Toumani Toure has finally resigned by handing over a letter to an emissary to deliver to the country's new leaders following a coup ... Read more...

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Journalists should speak for party: Chinese official


March 27th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A telephone interview with a Chinese government official has drawn a lot of hits after it went online after he said journalists should speak for the ... Read more...

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BJP crisis shadow over Karnataka budget (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda will present the state budget Wednesday as a majority of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators supporting B.S. ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav becomes UP’s youngest chief minister (Third Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Nine days after his Samajwadi Party (SP) won a thumping majority in Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav was Thursday sworn in as the 33rd chief minister ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il loved Rambo, Godzilla movies


December 19th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il who passed away Saturday was a huge film buff and his most favourite Hollywood movies were "Rambo" and "Godzilla".A list of ... Read more...

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Vidarbha legislator ends 7-day fast


November 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Independent legislator from Vidarbha Ravi Rana ended his seven-day long hunger strike Sunday after an embarrassed Maharashtra government assured him that the pricing issue raised by ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa emissary Thambidurai at Advani rally


November 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a gesture of support, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa sent her emissary M. Thambidurai, the AIADMK's leader in the Lok Sabha, ... Read more...

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Gowda family owns huge property by proxy: BJP


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) The family of former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda owns huge "benaami (by proxy)" property in and around Bangalore as well as their home district ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to drop oath at temple plan


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday indicated he is dropping the challenge to Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to repeat on oath at a temple ... Read more...

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Spare the gods, people tell Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy (Letter from Bangalore)


June 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) From outright ridicule to pleas to spare the gods, people are reacting in various ways to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's challenge to his predecessor ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy to swear before god over graft issue (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will witness a rare scene of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy swearing before god following the latter's claim that the ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy asserts Yeddyurappa tried to buy silence over graft


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Asserting that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa had tried to "buy" his silence over graft charges, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy Saturday accepted Yeddyurappa's challenge ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition hails Russia’s new position over Gaddafi


May 29th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, May 29 (IANS) Chairman of Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council (CNT) has hailed the new "position displayed" by Russia which now seeks departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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‘Paedophile’s pal’ Prince Andrew ‘won’t quit trade emissary role’


March 6th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Prince Andrew has reportedly promised not to quit his role as the UK's special representative for international trade and investment despite a week of damaging revelations concerning his ... Read more...

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Orissa hostages safe, talks likely to start Sunday: officials (Roundup)


February 19th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The Orissa district officer and junior engineer kidnapped by Maoists Wednesday are safe and in good health while formal negotiations with the rebels for their release are ... Read more...

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Mediator to leave for Bhubaneswar Sunday


February 19th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Human rights activist and academic Hargopal will leave for Bhubaneswar Sunday to begin mediation for the release of Malkangiri District Collector R. Vineel Krishna.Hargopal, who arrived here from ... Read more...

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Ex-US envoy to Egypt sent to Cairo to assess Mubarak’s intentions


February 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.1 (ANI): The Obama administration has sent former ambassador to Egypt Frank Wisner to Cairo to meet with President Hosni Mubarak and other senior officials to gauge the latter's intentions amid ... Read more...

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Gujjars ready for talks over reservation row in Rajasthan


December 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 26 (ANI): In the latest development, Gujjars have reportedly agreed for talks following days of protest over a demand for five percent reservation in the government jobs as well ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumarawamy continue trading allegations


November 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H. D. Kumaraswamy Saturday claimed that an emissary of Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa tried to broker a deal between them to end ... Read more...

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2G scam: DMK sends emissary to Congress to stop A. Raja’s Cabinet sack


November 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.Karunanidhi on Sunday sent senior party leader and the state's Law Minister Durai Murugan as his emissary ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis 99 percent over: BJP spokesperson


October 9th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) The Karnataka crisis is almost 99 percent solved and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders would make a joint statement to the media Saturday morning, a party ... Read more...

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‘India still battles woes Alexander the Great did’


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) If Greek conqueror Alexander the Great was to visit India nearly 2,500 years after his first incursion into the country, he would find it beset with "similar ... Read more...

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UC-I Sustains The Dismissal Of MSU Till December 31


September 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): The University of California (Irvine) (UC-I) has maintained its pronouncement that dismissed a Mohammedan organization of the campus subsequent to the interruption, by some of the ... Read more...

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Left Front partner wants probe into Azad’s killing


August 24th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front partner Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) Tuesday demanded an enquiry into the killing of Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad, saying suspicion has ... Read more...

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Gujarat minister’s bail plea rejected (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 23 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah, who has been named ... Read more...

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ULFA, government hold first direct talks in two decades


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Near history was made in Assam Friday with New Delhi holding the first round of direct talks with the leadership of the outlawed United Liberation ... Read more...

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