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Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

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Advani points to a leadership vacuum (Comment)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
L.K. Advani seems to have found in the new method of a personal blog on the internet a highly effective way of keeping himself in the limelight. For an octogenarian ... Read more...

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No leadership vacuum in India, says Pranab


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a leadership "vacuum" was chipping away at India's investment climate and asserted that ... Read more...

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India has a very powerful prime minister: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has a "very powerful, strong and acceptable prime minister," Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a ... Read more...

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No surefire winners in race to be PM (Comment)


September 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
A curious feature of the political scene is that none of the parties has an inspirational leader. To make matters even more odd, there is a figure outside the political ... Read more...

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BJP’s leadership vacuum will help Congress (Comment)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Even as the Congress walks gingerly through a political minefield, fending off the Wikileaks exposures while partially defusing the crises caused by the financial swindles, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ... Read more...

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PRP’s merger with Congress may benefit TDP, Jagan (News Analysis)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The merger of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh has changed political equations in the state ... Read more...

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Oz greats ask CA to come out with master plan for post-Ponting era


January 30th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Australian greats fear that the game of cricket is crumbling under a leadership crisis in the country, and have urged Cricket Australia to come out with a ... Read more...

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Musharraf calls Nawaz Sharif “closet Taliban”


January 7th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has called former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a "closet Taliban"."I call Nawaz Sharif a closet Taliban. He's a man who is -- ... Read more...

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Andhra may be heading for political uncertainty (News Analysis)


December 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) With the movement for a separate Telangana gathering momentum again, Andhra Pradesh appears to be heading for another round of political uncertainty.Hunger strikes, boycott of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama won’t exit any time soon


November 26th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Nov 26 (IANS) Even if the Dalai Lama decides to quit public life, as he indicated recently, his aides say the entire process is likely to take about a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 75th b’day celebrated in Dharamshala


July 6th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, July 6 (ANI): Tibetans living in exile and Buddhist followers celebrated their spiritual leader Dalai Lama's 75th birthday on Tuesday here amid growing concerns over his health and future of the ... Read more...

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ICC’s anti-corruption, security unit chief resigns


April 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): The chief investigator of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit, Ravi Sawani, has resigned as the game confronts its most serious integrity issue in a decade.With ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban no.2 Baradar “singing like a male canary” : Pak official


March 12th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.11 (ANI): The arrest of Taliban's second-in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is proving to be of great value to officials as he has revealed several vital pieces of information ... Read more...

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North Korean leader meets Chinese party official


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan.23 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-il met a senior Chinese Communist party official in Pyongyang on Friday. According to the New York Times, it was his first known meeting with ... Read more...

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