friends and foes

Pranab leaves active politics: End of an era


June 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Respected among friends and foes alike, Pranab Mukherjee, the "most perfected politician of the current lot", will leave active politics Tuesday marking the end ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool try one-upmanship on May Day


May 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) With West Bengal celebrating May Day with a holiday Tuesday, the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Left Front tried to use the occasion to ... Read more...

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Congress should understand regional aspirations, say experts


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Following its dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress needs to urgently work out its strategy for the 2014 general elections, start rebuilding the ... Read more...

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How will assembly polls affect Congress?


January 30th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) They may be battles for control of five states. But the overall outcome will mean a lot to the Congress and to the United ... Read more...

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Baa! Sheep can memorise 50 other sheep faces


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) Sheep may have a reputation for being dumb, but when it involves recognising their own or their friends and foes, they have excellent memories.Graeme Martin, professor ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will continue to spell trouble for BJP (Comment)


August 6th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
It is unlikely that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) thought its scam-tainted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quietly walk away into the sunset after losing his post.The very ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu’s iron woman is chief minister once more


May 13th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Jayaram Jayalalithaa, set to be Tamil Nadu's chief minister for a third time, began life as a small-time movie actress before becoming one of India's most ... Read more...

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Hopes of harmony unite Ghaziabad villages


May 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 4 (IANS) For the villages in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, where local body elections are usually followed by long periods of violence between opposing groups, the idea of ... Read more...

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Aged 91, 87, 78… Kerala’s veterans will fight elections


March 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) At age 91, K.R. Gowri is still itching to contest Kerala's assembly elections. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan is 87 but is not ready to call it ... Read more...

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JD-U and BJP sweep Bihar, RJD and Congress humiliated (Fourth Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was Wednesday poised to lead his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to an emphatic ... Read more...

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Altaf Hussain claims MQM enemies who killed Farooq now baying for his blood


September 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 25 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has claimed that the "enemies of the MQM" who had killed the party's senior leader- Dr Imran Farooq- were now wanting ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi lifted Congress from depths of defeat to glory


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph and T.G. Biju New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A reluctant entrant to politics often dubbed a "foreigner", Sonia Gandhi fought against great odds to emerge as India's tallest ... Read more...

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‘Congress wasn’t proactive against Left in West Bengal’


June 21st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A senior Congress MP from West Bengal Monday said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress emerged a strong force in state as the Congress ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh government yet again demonstrates durability (Comment)


May 1st, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Manmohan Singh government demonstrated its durability by surviving the cut motions brought against it by the opposition in the Lok Sabha even if its success was largely due ... Read more...

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In Jharkhand, friends and foes swap roles


December 28th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) As Jharkhand prepares to get another coalition government, old friends have become foes while once bitter rivals are set to prop up Shibu Soren as the next ... Read more...

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Bird alarm calls warn friends and foes


December 4th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Bird alarm calls serve both to alert other birds to danger and to warn off predators. And some of them can sing from the side of their mouths, ... Read more...

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Birds’ alarm calls to warn friends and foes


December 4th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new UC Davis study has shown that birds' alarm calls serve both to alert other birds to danger and to warn off predators.Jessica Yorzinski, a graduate ... Read more...

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Obama interacts with Cuban blogger


November 20th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 20 (EFE) US President Barack Omaba has assured Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez that Washington wants to see "increased respect for human rights and for political and economic freedoms" on the ... Read more...

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Congress runs out of membership forms in Uttar Pradesh


August 6th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) For the first time in decades, the Congress is running out of membership forms in Uttar Pradesh as scores line up to enrol for ... Read more...

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Allen Klein:The Former Manager Of Beatles And Rolling Stones Dies


July 5th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by GD
Allen Klein, the music manager for the evergreen bands like Beatles and Rolling Stones who was also a record label mogul, passed away on Saturday in New York. 77 year old Klein ... Read more...

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Why Dalits slammed Mayawati’s Sarv-jan Formula?


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
By SR Darapuri, CNSKanshi Ram and Mayawati started their politics with “Tilak, Traju aur Talwar- inko maro jute char” (beat the Brahmins, Banias and Thakurs with shoes) and “Vote hamara raj tumhara ... Read more...

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India’s opposition counts its losses after Congress sweep


May 17th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's divided opposition licked its wounds Sunday, a day after the Congress party dramatically returned to power with a thumping majority leaving its ... Read more...

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BJP misses master strategist Pramod Mahajan


April 1st, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi New Delhi/Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) At a bookshop in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Delhi, the one item that sells like hot cakes is a CD on ... Read more...

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Chimps too dole out tit-for-tat behaviour to friends and foes


October 29th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 29 (ANI): Chimpanzees very closely observe who all are grooming them, and ultimately return favours to them while freezing out others, according to a new study. Cristina Gomes, a ... Read more...

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Dialogue between Muslim and Christian worlds must: Kazakhstan president


October 17th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Oct 17 (IANS) The future of the world was at risk if measures for peace and reconciliation between Muslims and Christians were not taken immediately, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev warned here ... Read more...

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As government battles to survive, friends and foes switch sides


July 16th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Long-time friends are turning foes and once bitter enemies find themselves on the same side as the Congress-led government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Angry Zia slams government in court


June 5th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 5 (IANS) An angry former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia slammed the caretaker government during a courtroom trial, denying graft charges against her and her associates as "politically motivated". Zia ... Read more...

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A totally failed politician Imran surviving on media glare, says MQM


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 23 (ANI): The MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement) has reportedly described Pakistan s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as a total failure in politics and said that he was politically alive ... Read more...

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Centre to finalise roadmap for women’s reservation Monday


May 4th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Under attack from friends and foes alike for failing to check spiralling inflation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Monday finalise the roadmap for the women's reservation bill ... Read more...

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Holi festival colours India


March 22nd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) From the prime minister here to the trooper at the Pakistan border and the villager in Orissa, India Saturday celebrated Holi, the festival of colours. Spring was ... Read more...

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Advani launches autobiography, BJP launches his campaign


March 20th, 2008 - 12:41 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) L.K. Advani, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate for the next general elections, Wednesday launched his autobiography - "My Country My Life" - at a star-studded ... Read more...

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Re-establishing the country is my sole desire, says Zardari


February 18th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari said on Sunday that if his party comes to power, he would bring along friends and foes together for re-establishing the ... Read more...

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On poll eve, Karachi Police nab ten militants


February 17th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb.17 (ANI): Karachi Police have arrested 10 members of a militant organization linked to the Taliban, as they were planning massive terror attacks across the city during Monday's elections.Sindh's Inspector General ... Read more...

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Mayawati as PM? Why not, asks Lalu


February 15th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Faraz Ahmad New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) She may not be politically with him right now, but Railway Minister Lalu Prasad feels there is nothing wrong if Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Friends and foes intrigued by Mushahid’s absence


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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