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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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BJP criticises UPA govt. over IPL shift


March 22nd, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday criticized the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for forcing the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers ... Read more...

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Alva was overcome by motherly feelings (Political Prattle)


November 18th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Motherly feelings took precedence over party responsibilities in the case of Margaret Alva, who was divested of the Congress general secretary's post after alleging that tickets for ... Read more...

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Margaret Alva is an enemy of herself: Veerappa Moily


November 16th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary M. Veerappa Moily has said that senior party leader Margaret Alva, relieved of her party positions for her cash-for-tickets charges, was "an enemy ... Read more...

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No birthday bash for Delhi Congress head - just wishes (Political Prattle)


November 12th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) It was a rather silent birthday party for Delhi Congress chief J.P. Aggarwal.Aggarwal, who turned 63 Tuesday, remained busy throughout the day and met scores of people ... Read more...

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Sonia to decide on action against Alva: Congress (Third Lead)


November 11th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Congress was Tuesday struggling to deal with the crisis caused by the resignation of its general secretary Margaret Alva, with the head of a disciplinary panel ... Read more...

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Alva quits party post, Moily accuses her of indiscipline (Second Lead)


November 11th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress leader Margaret Alva Tuesday resigned as general secretary of the party - and was immediately accused of indiscipline on the ground that she had gone public ... Read more...

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Rahul satisfied with distribution of poll tickets


November 11th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said he was satisfied with the distribution of party tickets to contest the assembly elections in six states.“I had made some ... Read more...

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Alva quits Congress post, meets Sonia to explain position (Lead)


November 11th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Congress leader Margaret Alva Tuesday resigned as general secretary of the party, the morning after she met Sonia Gandhi to explain her stance on the controversy following ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Margaret Alva’s outburst


November 10th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday seemed to be playing down party general secretary Margaret Alva's outburst over ticket distribution during the Karnataka assembly elections earlier this year."There are no ... Read more...

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Alva’s outburst highlighted in BJP ad campaign


November 9th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), locked in a straight electoral battle with the Congress, has made Congress leader Margaret Alva's outburst against her party a part of ... Read more...

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BJP says Alva revealed cash-for-ticket scam, Congress denies it all (Lead)


November 7th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday called as "stunning" Congress leader Margaret Alva's allegation of corruption during distribution of party tickets in May 2008 Karnataka assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Alva revealed cash for ticket scam: BJP


November 7th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said the revelations by Congress party leader Margaret Alva that money had changed hands during distribution of party tickets in ... Read more...

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Congress ticket was sold in Karnataka polls: Alva


November 6th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva has said that the ticket distribution for the Karnataka assembly elections in May 2008 was bungled and some party leaders even ... Read more...

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Yediyurappa demands central intervention in water dispute


August 21st, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa Wednesday called for the central government's intervention to decide on the future of Tamil Nadu's Hogenekkal drinking water supply project.He said he would ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad’s RJD is now national political party


June 24th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) was Tuesday granted the status of a national political party by the Central Election Commission. "Since the RJD has ... Read more...

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India paying price for global oil speculation (Commentary)


June 6th, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran The government has bit the bullet and the cost of living has just shot up for people all over India. But there were few options before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ... Read more...

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Poor preparation reason for Karnataka debacle: Rahul Gandhi


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Amethi, June 2 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Monday evening attributed the debacle of the party in the Karnataka assembly elections to "poor preparation". Gandhi was addressing media persons at the Fursatganj ... Read more...

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BJP meet focuses on inflation, terrorism, farmers


June 1st, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on the first day Sunday of its two-day national exectuvie meeting, focused on the issues of farmers' suicides, rising inflation and growing ... Read more...

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Crucial CWC meet to discuss inflation, fuel prices


May 31st, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Senior leaders of the ruling Congress are to meet Saturday evening to chalk out a political strategy to tackle the situation arising from the unabated inflation and ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss poll strategy at national conclave


May 29th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), upbeat after the victory in Karnataka, is set to discuss the roadmap for the forthcoming assembly and Lok Sabha elections at its ... Read more...

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Karnataka results not disheartening for BSP


May 27th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) failed to win a single seat in the Karnataka assembly elections, but party bigwigs say the results are not ... Read more...

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UPA-Left n-panel meeting postponed to June (Lead)


May 26th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-Left nuclear committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday to decide on the contentious Indo-US nuclear deal has been postponed, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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BJP woos independents for government formation in Karnataka


May 26th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won the Karnataka Assembly elections on Sunday, but fell short of a majority by three seats, is now actively wooing ... Read more...

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BJP win 110 seats, Congress 80 in Karnataka


May 25th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday stormed to power for the first time in south India, winning the Karnataka assembly elections but fell short of a ... Read more...

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BJP hopes the juggernaut will roll on to next Lok Sabha


May 25th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) After romping home to an unprecedented victory in Karnataka, a jubilant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday asserted the juggernaut is going to roll on to win the ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in Karnataka begins


May 25th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Counting of votes of the Karnataka assembly elections, whose outcome could have a bearing on national politics, began Sunday morning in 48 centres across the state under tight ... Read more...

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All set for Karnatala poll results Sunday


May 24th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The results of the Karnataka assembly elections that could alter the political equations at the national level will be out Sunday. More than 6,000 officials at 48 centres ... Read more...

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PM ‘waiting for the finals’ on his government’s popularity


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:37 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is "waiting for the finals" to find out the popularity of his government that completed four years Thursday. "Waiting for the finals," he ... Read more...

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Exit polls differ on Karnataka verdict


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:34 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Exit polls conducted by two leading TV channels Thursday gave differing pictures of the possible outcome of the Karnataka assembly elections, which concluded earlier in the day. CNN-IBN's ... Read more...

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20 per cent voting till noon in Karnataka


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 22 (ANI): At least 20 percent voters had caste their votes till noon during the third and final phase of the Karnataka Assembly elections, according to a State Election ... Read more...

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20 percent voting till noon in Karnataka’s decisive phase (Lead)


May 22nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) About 20 percent polling was reported till noon in the third and final phase of the Karnataka assembly elections Thursday, with voters queuing up early to avoid the ... Read more...

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Karnataka set for final phase of voting Thursday


May 21st, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Voting will take place Thursday in 69 constituencies in the decisive third and final phase of the Karnataka assembly elections at the end of a high-voltage campaign by ... Read more...

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Advani hopeful of BJP majority in Karnataka


May 17th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani is optimistic his party will get a majority mandate in the Karnataka assembly elections. "This time I am optimistic that ... Read more...

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Sonia, Sushma campaign in Karnataka for second phase


May 13th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Campaigning was in full swing Tuesday for the second phase of Karnataka assembly elections with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj lending ... Read more...

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