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Shettar sworn in as Karnataka chief minister


July 12th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar was Thursday sworn in as Karnataka chief minister, becoming the third Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to head the party government in four ... Read more...

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Shettar rose from ABVP and RSS ranks (Profile)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the ... Read more...

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Parliament was treated like a temple once, recalls veteran from first Lok Sabha (with images)


May 6th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The discipline of parliament has been lost with sloganeering and noisy scenes replacing patient debates, feels veteran parliamentarian Rishang Keishing, 91, who was a member of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa: Clerk to chief minister to undertrial No.10462


October 16th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) A staunch Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) man, B.S. Yeddyurappa, who was jailed Saturday in corruption cases, once worked as clerk in a rice mill before ... Read more...

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Advani reaches Madhya Pradesh on yatra’s third day


October 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani crossed over into Madhya Pradesh on the third day of his Jan Chetna yatra, after addressing rallies in ... Read more...

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Party will decide PM candidate: Advani


October 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) While not ruling himself out as a prime ministerial candidate, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday said a decision would be ... Read more...

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Probe S.P. Mookerjee’s death: BJP


September 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded setting up of a commission to probe the "mysterious death" of Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee ... Read more...

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‘Coalition politics has opened up space for smaller parties’


September 8th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The era of coalition governments since 1989 has its genesis in the late 1960s when multiple bipolarities to the Congress started emerging in the ... Read more...

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Yeddurappa exit signals end of troubled rule


July 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The exit of B.S. Yeddyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in Karnataka and south India, signals the end of a troubled three-year rule ... Read more...

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PM should confront Bangladesh on infiltration: Advani


July 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during his visit to Bangladesh, should bring up the issue of ... Read more...

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Smriti Irani nominated for Rajya Sabha from Gujarat


July 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Indian television's popular "bahu" Smriti Irani and Dilip Pandya have been nominated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Shekhawat was a close friend, says Vajpayee


May 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Saturday condoled the death of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying he was a "close friend, a tall leader ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders pay rich tributes to Shekhawat


May 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Political leaders from Maharashtra paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, terming Shekhawat "a great ... Read more...

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Shekhawat, a vice president and political stalwart liked by all (Obituary)


May 15th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A farmer, a policeman and finally India's vice president. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was an amiable leader who rose ... Read more...

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Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat dies


May 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital here on Saturday. He was 87.Shekhawat was admitted to the ICU of the hospital ... Read more...

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Veteran social activist Nanaji Deshmukh passes away


February 27th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chitrakoot, Feb 27 (ANI): Renowned social activist and former Member of Parliament Nanaji Deshmukh died on Saturday evening at Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district.He was 97. Deshmukh was suffering from age ... Read more...

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BJP meet to begin with Gadkari’s speech


February 17th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 17 (IANS) The three-day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national convention begins here Wednesday with a meeting of the national executive and newly appointed president Nitin Gadkari delivering his first ... Read more...

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BJP names Rajya Sabha candidate for Gujarat seat


February 13th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named Pravin Naik, former Surat unit president, as its candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat. He will file his ... Read more...

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Gadkari denies comparing Narendra Modi with Mahatma Gandhi


January 31st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Sunday denied he had compared Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with Mahatma Gandhi. "I was only referring to Gujarat government's programmes for ... Read more...

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Gadkari draws parallel between Mahatma Gandhi, Modi


January 31st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Porbandar (Gujarat), Jan 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday drew a parallel between Mahatma Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that both worked ceaselessly for ... Read more...

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Vajpayee differed on Ayodhya, Modi’s removal: Advani


December 25th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) While paying fulsome tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 85th birthday Friday, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has, however, ... Read more...

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Speak up for Vidarbha, regional party urges Gadkari


December 19th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) On the day Nitin Gadkari took over as the new president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a regional party in Vidarbha Saturday urged him to take ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh church castigates Rajnath Singh


November 6th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) The Catholic Church in Madhya Pradesh has strongly criticised the recent speech made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on "mass illegal conversions" during a ... Read more...

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Jaswant’s expulsion “painful” : Advani


August 21st, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 21 (ANI) : Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha L. K. Advani has described the decision to expel former external affairs minister Jaswant Singh as "painful."" It was ... Read more...

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Rajnath stays mum on Jaswant, says Advani will continue to lead BJP


August 21st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 21 (ANI ) : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) President Rajnath Singh, on Friday refused to take any questions from the media on the issue of expulsion of former External Affairs ... Read more...

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Abandoned by family, former MLA’s widow found begging (Lead)


August 18th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) From power to penury, Prema Devi has seen it all in her 80 years. The widow of a two-time Jan Sangh legislator, considered close to ... Read more...

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Former legislator’s wife found begging in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) From power to penury, Prema Devi has seen it all in her 80 years. The widow of a two-time legislator, considered close to former prime minister ... Read more...

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Keep away from media temptation, Advani advises partymen


July 7th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) "Keep away from small temptations", was the advice to party colleagues by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday as he expressed concern over ... Read more...

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Advani asks party leaders to avoid fascination for being in news


July 6th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishan Advani on Monday expressed concern at the party leaders developing a habit of becoming news for the sake of ... Read more...

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Jammu University revokes permission for RSS, BJP function


June 22nd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The authorities in Jammu University Monday evening said they have cancelled the reservation of the varsity auditorium for a joint function of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and ... Read more...

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RSS chief to visit Jammu Tuesday


June 21st, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Right-wing Hindu group Rashtriya Sawayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will visit the Jammu and Kashmir winter capital ... Read more...

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Sonia should apologise: Advani


April 13th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvanthapuram, Apr 13 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Monday asked Congress President Sonia Gandhi to apologise for her critical remarks on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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Advani asks Sonia to apologise for ’slandering’ BJP


April 13th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday asked Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to apologise for her statement that there was a greater risk from parties within ... Read more...

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Congress to CPI (M): A non-Congress secular front means promoting NDA


January 29th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.29 (ANI): Congress party on Thursday said that the Communist Party of India (Marxist)s attempts to form a non-Congress secular-front were actually meant to promote a non-secular front especially ... Read more...

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BJP doomed, Vasundhara must be jailed: Shekhawat (Interview)


January 13th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Former Indian vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "doomed" and he wanted to see former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje ... Read more...

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