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Pranab won’t be rubber-stamp president (Comment)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post-operative surgical term, journey to Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the Congress' few success stories of late. What made it possible was the ... Read more...

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Indiscipline plagues both BJP, Congress (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the main opposition Congress are facing the same problem - indiscipline, and it seems this malaise will only worsen ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Another AIADMK legislator joins DMK


January 29th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) With elections for the Tamil Nadu assembly around the corner, AIADMK's sitting member P.K. Sekar Babu, along with his supporters, joined the DMK Saturday in the presence of ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S set to join hands for Karnataka council polls


November 29th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) are set to jointly take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the crucial Dec 18 legislative council biennial ... Read more...

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Karnataka, its crisis, controversies and elections (Letter from Bangalore)


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka is fast becoming a state that lives on crisis, controversies and elections. Political parties are busy drawing up strategies for the Dec 18 election to fill 25 ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages lead to protests in Delhi (Roundup)


June 24th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Gruelling power cuts and parched water supply Wednesday drove the capital's residents to streets protesting inept management even as Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit tried to pacify ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages lead to protests in Delhi


June 24th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Massive power cuts and water shortage in the sweltering summer Wednesday compelled Delhiites to come out on the roads and protest across the national capital. Restless people ... Read more...

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Two Assam legislators threaten Kaziranga park staff with AK 47 rifles (With Image)


March 18th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Two Assam legislative assembly members armed with automatic rifles threatened the staff at Kaziranga National Park in Assam when they tried to stop the legislators from entering ... Read more...

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