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Pranab resigns, PM keeps finance ministry (Third Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee, a union minister for decades together, Tuesday resigned from the cabinet to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of ... Read more...

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Pranab resigns, PM may keep finance ministry (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday resigned as the finance minister to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of the ruling United Progressive Alliance."Today, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee steps down as finance minister (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday resigned as the finance minister to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of the ruling United Progressive Alliance."Today, ... Read more...

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New mayor for south Delhi civic agency


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After its nominees won the mayoral elections unopposed in the east and north municipal corporations in the national capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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NDA criticises UPA for failure to form JPC


February 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Sunday condemned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's reluctance to form a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand minister seeks more security


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Excise Minister Gopal Krishna Patar alias Raja Peter Saturday sought additional security from the state government following threats from Maoists and his opponents."The security which has ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


November 9th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 9 (ANI): Polling for the fifth phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Tuesday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Voting will take place for 35 Assembly constituencies in this phase. ... Read more...

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Even Queen unhappy with CWG graft: Sharad Yadav


August 9th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Alleging corruption in the preparations for the Commonwealth Games, Janta Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Monday said that even Britain's Queen Elizabeth was upset over the ... Read more...

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Table quota bill in monsoon session, demand women’s groups


May 4th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) With the government failing to introduce the women's reservation bill in the Lok Sabha this session, women's organisations Tuesday demanded that the proposed legislation should not ... Read more...

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Women’s quota bill unlikely in Lok Sabha this session


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government is unlikely to move the women's reservation bill in the Lok Sabha during the few remaining days of the budget session before parliament ... Read more...

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Voting beings for first phase of Jharkhand polls


November 25th, 2009 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 25 (IANS) Voting for 26 of the 81 assembly seats in Jharkhand began at 7 a.m. Wednesday amid heavy security arrangements, an official said. In the first phase of the polling, ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar as speaker impresses opposition MPs


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Meira Kumar, the first woman speaker of the Lok Sabha, impressed the opposition MPs on her first day in chair, with many saying she will be ... Read more...

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TRS has betrayed secular parties, fumes CPI


May 10th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Shocked over its Third Front partner the Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) joining the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the Communist Party of India (CPI) Sunday termed ... Read more...

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Not in the race for PM post: Nitish Kumar


May 2nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday maintained that he was not in the running for the prime minister's post, a day after a senior Janta Dal-United (JD-U) ... Read more...

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58 MPs file petition seeking removal of Calcutta judge


February 20th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Fifty Eight Rajya Sabha members on Friday filed a petition before the House Chairman seeking the removal of Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen on grounds ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav nominated NDA convener


December 14th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Janta Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav was Sunday nominated acting convener of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).The decision was taken by L.K. Advani, senior Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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A total of 21 MPs cross-voted during Parliament trust motion


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): In yesterday''s trust vote won by the UPA Government by a margin of 19 votes, as many as 21 Members of Parliament (MPs) belonging to different ... Read more...

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Madhu Koda Government to face no-confidence motion today


December 18th, 2007 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, Dec 18 (ANI): The Madhu Koda Government in Jharkhand will face a no-confidence motion to be moved by opposition parties in the State Assembly here this afternoon. Opposition leader Arjun Munda ... Read more...

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