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S&P; upgrades South Korea’s sovereign rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Global credit rating appraiser Standard & Poor Friday upgraded the sovereign rating on South Korea by one notch to "A-plus", just one notch lower than those ... Read more...

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China told about activities in Pakistani Kashmir: India


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Liang Guanglie, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Monday India has conveyed its concerns to China about ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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Shettar to take oath as Karnataka CM Thursday, power struggle continues (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The warring factions in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday finally paved the way for Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to take over as ... Read more...

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Jockeying for power in Karnataka delays leadership change


July 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a smooth leadership change in Karnataka were dashed Tuesday as supporters of outgoing chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Shettar meets Gowda, says will speak after taking oath


July 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar, who will be the new chief minister, Sunday declined to comment on his imminent elevation, replacing D. V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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Prakash Mishra appointed new Odisha police chief


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The Odisha government Tuesday appointed senior police officer Prakash Mishra as the state's new Director General of Police, shifting incumbent Manmohan Praharaj to the department of ... Read more...

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BJP’s messy Karnataka story set to continue (News Analysis)


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Karnataka story has already left a bitter taste, not just in the state but across the country. Its maiden rule ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP seeks explanation from outspoken legislator


June 14th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Facing embarrassment over a party legislator going public to demand leadership change in Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit Thursday issued notice ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP legislator seeks change in state leadership


June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The infighting within Himachal Pradesh's BJP government came to the fore Wednesday after a party legislator wrote to party president Nitin Gadkari seeking a leadership ... Read more...

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CPI-M limits three terms to its leaders


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) The CPI-M has decided to limit the term of its leadership to three terms, but this is not linked to squabbles within, general secretary ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s BJP in uncertain mode as assembly session nears (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Will D.V. Sadananda Gowda remain chief minister and present a full budget for 2012-13; Will this be the last session of the assembly though it ... Read more...

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UP polls almost over, BJP focuses on Karnataka mess


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) With the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls ending Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attention now turns to Karnataka where the party's maiden rule has been ... Read more...

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Infosys swaps global business heads


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Global software major Infosys swapped leadership positions in financial services and manufacturing business to enhance client servicing and broaden their experience, the IT bellwether said Friday.Global ... Read more...

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Doomsday Clock ticks one minute closer to midnight


January 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists around the world have admitted that the world is more likely to experience cataclysmic disaster now than anytime else in the world. To indicate the threat, ... Read more...

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BJP does not rule out leadership change in Uttarakhand


September 9th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday did not rule out the possibility of replacing Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank as chief minister of Uttarakhand and ... Read more...

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Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

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Meet to pick Yeddyurappa’s successor put off indefinitely (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) The much-awaited meeting of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators to elect a new leader has been postponed indefinitely due to the growing rift ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Third Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK meet ends; silence on cabinet slots, Congress tie-up (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The curtains came down Sunday on the two-day executive and general council meetings of Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK here with the party remaining silent on the ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi rules out leadership change in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 8 (IANS) Putting an end to the month-long political impasse in Meghalaya, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday asked Mukul Sangma to continue as chief minister, ruling out ... Read more...

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Succession Planning: Some hiccups, but Indian IT shows the way (Comment)


June 16th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
The abrupt change in leadership in Wipro in January and the public rumblings by one of the ex-directors of Infosys about the way the company was going forward with the selection ... Read more...

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Singur, Nandigram proved costly but Left still relevant: CPI-M (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday admitted that mistakes on Singur and Nandigram led to its "big" defeat in the West Bengal assembly polls but ... Read more...

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Succession planning: the Tata way is exemplary (Comment)


May 19th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
There is a lot of hoopla these days with regard to succession planning of leaders. Whenever a visible leadership change occurs, the image of the incoming leader appears to be much ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S seek Yeddyurappa’s ouster; BJP woos rebels (Roundup)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday mounted pressure on its 11 rebel legislators to back beleaguered Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa as opposition Congress and ... Read more...

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Child porn charges against MP leaves South Australian Labor Party shocked


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Labor Party in South Australia is reeling from a sex scandal involving one of its lawmakers.Poor poll results, party infighting and calls for a leadership change have ... Read more...

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Leadership change essential for Pakistan’s survival: Musharraf


April 18th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led federal government has disappointed the country, and insisted that a change in leadership is essential ... Read more...

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Rosaiah to leave for Delhi amid speculations of change


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah will head to Delhi Tuesday amid speculations of a leadership change in the state and possible action against party MP Y.S. ... Read more...

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Kin surrender land, Yeddyurappa may retain chair (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli/New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's kin Friday surrendered land allegedly allotted to them in violation of law, an act that may ward off an immediate threat ... Read more...

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Republican voters want leadership change


September 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 18 (ANI): A majority of Republican voters have said that they would prefer to have a new party leadership after the November 2, Congressional polls.According to a report ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Brits want Cameron to be next PM


May 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): About 53 percent of Brits want Tory leader David Cameron to be the country's next Prime Minister.According to The Sun's latest poll, only 33 per cent want ... Read more...

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Brit PM Brown resigns in a dramatic move


May 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in a dramatic move, has announced that he will step down as leader of the Labour Party in order to pave the ... Read more...

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Lapang flies again to Delhi amid political crisis


April 6th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 6 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Tuesday dashed off to New Delhi - the second time in three weeks - to consult Congress leaders amid growing demand for ... Read more...

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Congress rules out any leadership change in Goa


January 15th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday ruled out any leadership changes in Goa and asked the dissidents to use appropriate means to resolve their grievances instead of venting these in the ... Read more...

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BJP’s leadership change not at the behest of RSS, claims Rajnath Singh


December 19th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh said on Friday (December 18) that no consultations were held with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over the change ... Read more...

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