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Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time (News Analysis)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be gambling by changing its Karnataka chief minister - ostensibly with assembly elections in view, even though it ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Sonia defends PM, stresses Congress unity (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against "unfounded allegations" and also called for an end to infighting within the party.In ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan seeks Vijayan’s removal from CPI-M post


May 20th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has asked the party's national leadership to remove his rival Pinarayi Vijayan ... Read more...

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Absence of Big Idea leaves Congress without direction (Comment)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Blaming factionalism for the Congress's recent electoral setbacks, as Sonia Gandhi has done, can be regarded as a somewhat facile explanation, considering that internal rifts have been a part of ... Read more...

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Poll results disappointing, shed factionalism: Sonia (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Congress legislators want seniors to come together (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Young Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh are leaving nothing to chance in the run up to the assembly polls later this year and trying to ... Read more...

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CPI-M limits three terms to its leaders


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) The CPI-M has decided to limit the term of its leadership to three terms, but this is not linked to squabbles within, general secretary ... Read more...

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Maoists run for cover in their safest zone in Chhattisgarh


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 20 (IANS) Maoists, who have failed to carry out any major attack in the past six months in Chhattisgarh, are instead running for cover in the Abujhmad forest ... Read more...

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Trivedi replacement a ‘farce’, says CPI-M (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi isa "drama" but it reveals the factionalism in Trinamool Congress, the CPI-M said Monday.The entire issue is aimed ... Read more...

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Biman Bose re-elected CPI-M’s Bengal state secretary


February 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday re-elected Biman Bose as the secretary of its West Bengal unit at its 23rd state conference, while several ... Read more...

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CPI-M Kerala unit to meet to map its future


February 6th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) The Kerala committee of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) meets here for four days from Tuesday, with its two top state leaders still at loggerheads.Former ... Read more...

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Two Himachal BJP leaders resign from party posts


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) Factionalism within Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to the fore Friday when two senior leaders resigned from their party posts.Maheshwar Singh, a ... Read more...

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Intellectuals-Mamata honeymoon over?


October 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Five months into her stint, the strains are visible between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and a section of liberal intelligentsia and social activists who had ... Read more...

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Factionalism in Kashmir Congress as Sonia visits


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) After going into a huddle overnight in separate places, two rival factions of the Congress, the junior partner in Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition, ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal


May 5th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 4 (IANS) Palentine's two biggest factions - Fatah and Hamas - formally adopted a reconciliation agreement Wednesday in Cairo, CNN quoted Egytian state TV as saying.While Fatah is ... Read more...

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Pak may swamp Windies, India-Australia encounter even: Roebuck


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 23 (ANI): Cricket commentator Peter Roebuck is of the view that Wednesday's quarterfinal between Pakistan and the West Indies and Thursday's quarterfinal between India and Australia are even for all ... Read more...

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Hectic lobbying on for new Chhattisgarh Congress chief


March 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) At least half a dozen leaders of the Congress party, which is out of the power in Chhattisgarh since November 2003, are lobbying hard for ... Read more...

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Three leaders desert UDF camp in Kerala


March 21st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) Three Kerala politicians have left the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) camp, and two of them are certain to contest the assembly polls as independents supported ... Read more...

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Muraleedharan set to return to Congress fold


February 15th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) K. Muralidheeran, the son of late Congress veteran K. Karunakaran, was Tuesday given the green signal to return to the Congress party after being suspended for ... Read more...

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Yassin brushes aside former US envoy’s ‘Malaysia tolerated ethnic factionalism’ views


February 11th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has brushed off former US Ambassador John Malott John Malott's criticism that Kuala Lumpur had tolerated ethnic factionalism, saying his comments ... Read more...

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Chavan’s job may herald changes in government, Congress


November 10th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) New faces are likely in the Congress and the government following the appointment of central minister Prithviraj Chavan as the next chief minister of Maharshtra, party ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Afghan parliamentary polls


September 18th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) Afghanistan's parliamentary elections began nationwide Saturday amid tight security and fears of widespread fraud. A total of 12.5 million Afghans are eligible to vote for more than ... Read more...

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Race starts for Koirala’s mantle in Nepal


September 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) While Nepal's parliament has been witnessing a fight for more than two months to elect a new prime minister, a new race is in the offing ... Read more...

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Will probe flood relief fund misuse charges: Congress


June 8th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Congress will probe allegations of misuse of flood relief funds collected by its Karnataka unit from the public, a senior party leader said here Tuesday. "The party will ... Read more...

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Capello reverses decision, now ready to invite WAGs to nurture team spirit


April 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Taking a softer line with "WAG culture" in order to nurture a team spirit, England coach Fabio Capello has reversed his decision by saying that he is prepared ... Read more...

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Karunakaran names daughter Padmaja political heir


April 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) Veteran Kerala politician K. Karunakaran, who has rejoined the Congress, Saturday named his daughter, Padmaja Venugopal, his political heir. This was announced at a meeting of well-wishers of the ... Read more...

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Tribunal reinstates Kerala cop suspended for foreign trip


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Friday stayed the Kerala government's order that suspended Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tomin J.Thachankary and asked for his immediate reinstatement. The state government ... Read more...

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No infighting in team, will defend T20 title : Afridi


March 24th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.24 (ANI): Rejecting reports about infighting and factionalism within the team, newly appointed Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi has expressed the hope that his squad would defend their ICC T20 World ... Read more...

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Rayaseema Express is ready to release


January 19th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The first copy of Rayaseema Express directed by Prasad Nakkulla and produced by Naidu Diwakar Chandramani and Kottem Ramlakshma Reddy on the banner of Sri Swami Krupa Creations is ready. Manu is ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan under attack from aides for ‘indiscipline’


January 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan came under attack from his own aides at the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) state committee meeting here Friday for violating the party's ... Read more...

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CP Joshi elected new RCA President


December 7th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 7 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister and President of Rajasthan Congress CP Joshi becomes the new President of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by defeating his rival IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cricket polls spoiled by brawl


December 7th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 7 (ANI): A brawl took place mid-way between the supporters of the two high-profile candidates CP Joshi and Lalit Modi, who are contesting for the post of President in the ... Read more...

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Sonia returns Press Club of India membership


September 1st, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday surrendered her honorary membership of the Press Club of India, a day after the party stated that her accepting it had ... Read more...

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BJP internal war won’t affect Maharashtra prospects: Shiv Sena


September 1st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Tuesday said the factionalism in the Bharatiya Janata Party, its alliance partner, would not effect the performance of the coalition in the Maharashtra assembly ... Read more...

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