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UPA may remain in power with others’ support: Mamata


September 19th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday admitted that the UPA government could continue in power, even without her party's support, for ... Read more...

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Patnaik demands rollback of diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday demanded a rollback of the diesel price hike saying it will hit everyone.He also flayed the cap on ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Hike in diesel price cruel joke, says Nitish


September 14th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday termed the diesel price hike and limiting the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders as a cruel joke on the ... Read more...

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I’m not a saint: Mulayam makes clear his PM ambition


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday made clear his prime ministerial ambition, saying he was not a saint, and pointed out that if H.D. Deve ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav better than Modi as PM: Govindacharya


September 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Former thinktank of the BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) idealogue K.N. Govindacharya Tuesday said NDA convenor Sharad Yadav was better than Narendra Modi for ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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What about Reddy brothers, Lalu asks BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday targeted the BJP over its allegation that the government took hefty bribes ("mota maal") while allocating ... Read more...

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BJD intensifies protest against Polavaram project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Monday intensified its protest against the construction of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of BJD workers and ... Read more...

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Approaching polls drive BJP, Congress into confession mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka and its main opponent, the Congress, are becoming experts in correctly diagnosing the ills plaguing them while groping in the ... Read more...

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Lalu defends PM on CAG report


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, ... Read more...

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No electricity, no vote: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) In a piece of good news for the millions of power-starved in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday announced that he will not ask for votes ... Read more...

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Parties back black money issue inside, outside parliament (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The issue of black money echoed both inside as well as outside parliament Monday with the BJP and Janata Dal-United supporting yoga guru Baba ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav rejects Advani’s prediction on 2014 polls


August 6th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who is also the convener of the NDA, Monday said he disagreed with veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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BJD to abstain in vice-presidential poll


August 5th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal Sunday decided to abstain from voting in the vice presidential election Aug 7.Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik announced the ... Read more...

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Ruling without caring for farmers great tragedy, says Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party strongly opposing opening up of country's retail trade to FDI, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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President-elect Pranab refuses comment on Guru clemency


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he could not comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office ... Read more...

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Munda congratulates Mukherjee for becoming president


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee for being elected the 13th president of India, while the state Congress also celebrated the victory ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president. The former finance minister Sunday comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to secure his journey ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president, officials announced Sunday, as the former finance minister comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to ... Read more...

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India needs Pranab as president: Sharad Yadav


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Sunday said the nation needed a president like Pranab Mukherjee, particularly keeping in mind the 2014 general elections.Stating ... Read more...

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India to elect new president Thursday (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India will elect a new president Thursday in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee and opposition-backed ... Read more...

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India to elect new president Thursday


July 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India will elect a new president Thursday in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee and opposition-backed ... Read more...

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Could not leave farmers for vice presidential poll: Sharad Yadav


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday said he did not contest the vice presidential election because he did not want to leave the farmers."They ... Read more...

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Three RJD leaders quit, likely to join JD-U


July 16th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 16 (IANS) In a major setback for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, three senior leaders and former Bihar ministers quit the party Monday and are likely ... Read more...

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Sangma expects ‘miracle’ in presidential election (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Opposition-backed candidate P.A. Sangma Saturday said he was expecting a "miracle" in his favour in the presidential election."I am supported by the main opposition BJP ... Read more...

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Goods train derailed in Bihar, disrupts traffic (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A goods train was derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, disrupting services in the busy Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway. Many trains ... Read more...

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Nitish may back Ansari as vice president (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to back Hamid Ansari for a second term as vice president if the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) declares ... Read more...

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Nitish likely to support Ansari for vice president


July 11th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Nitish Kumar is likely to back Hamid Ansari for a second term as vice president if the ... Read more...

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‘Fast-track cases of Muslim youth in jail’


July 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Scores of Muslim youth were being rounded up on suspicion of being terrorists and left lying in jails for years without a chargesheet filed, ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s votes not needed in presidential poll: Congress


July 6th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Raising the pitch against ally Trinamool Congress, a leader of the Congress's West Bengal unit said the Mamata Banerjee-led party has become irrelevant in national ... Read more...

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