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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray


September 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Bihar's political leaders, cutting across party lines, Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for ... Read more...

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Paswan demands CBI probe into uterus scam


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly committee to probe ‘health scam’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar assembly speaker Wednesday ordered a house committee probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line women in the ... Read more...

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Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

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Pranab campaigns in Jharkhand, Lalu, Paswan also pitch in


July 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday visited Jharkhand to campaign for the July 19 poll. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Jansakti Party ... Read more...

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Opposition wants CBI probe into money seizure


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) After the income tax department seized Rs.4 crore of money from a businessman-turned-Janata Dal-United treasurer Vinay Kumar Sinha Thursday, the opposition demanded a CBI probe.Rashtriya Janata ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) In an Assam redux, the Congress performed a hat-trick in Manipur, sweeping the poll results Tuesday with a two-thirds majority in the 60-member assembly.The party, ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Congress set to score hat trick in Manipur (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress in Manipur seems to have braved all odds to make it to a third consecutive term by winning 25 of the 38 seats for ... Read more...

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Lokpal is still a long haul, but Anna damages his cause (Comment)


December 24th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that Anna Hazare is dissatisfied with the Lokpal bill presented to parliament, it is obvious that a quick resolution of the confrontation between him and the government is not ... Read more...

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No consensus on Lokpal bill at all-party meeting (Intro Roundup)


December 15th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) An all-party meeting called late Wednesday to evolve a consensus on the Lokpal bill ended inconclusively, as Team Anna warned it might resume its ... Read more...

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No consensus at all-party meet on Lokpal bill (Roundup)


December 15th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) An all-party meeting called late Wednesday to evolve a consensus on the Lokpal bill ended inconclusively, as Team Anna warned it might resume its ... Read more...

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No hurried decision on Lokpal, parties told government at meet


December 15th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan said Wednesday that members of different political parties at the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill had ... Read more...

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Mixed response to retailers’ strike in Bihar


December 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) The 12-hour strike called by traders and retailers in Bihar Thursday to protest the government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail evoked ... Read more...

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AFSPA issue to be raised in parliament: Left


November 17th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Left parties supported by the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Thursday asked the government to withdraw the controversial ... Read more...

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Paswan’s party colleague Sabir Ali joins JD-U


November 8th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Sabir Ali, the only Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Rajya Sabha member other than party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, Tuesday resigned from the party and ... Read more...

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Paswan seeks reservation for minorities in Lokpal


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan plans to take the corruption debate to a whole new level, seeking "reservation for minorities" in ... Read more...

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LJP legislator denies joining Bihar’s ruling JD-U


August 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) A legislator of Ramvilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Saturday denied the speaker's claims that the party had merged with the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) ... Read more...

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Eventually I will give in to politics: Chirag Paswan


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He could well have followed his father, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ramvilas Paswan, into the electoral battlefield. But Chirag Paswan decided to try his luck ... Read more...

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Under attack, Nitish to probe Bihar land bonanza (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Under attack, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday ordered a probe into the allotment of land to family members of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) ... Read more...

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NHRC to investigate police firing in Bihar


June 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Acting on complaints by politicians and the civil society, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday said it will investigate an alleged incident of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan should find solution to Kashmir issue: Geelani


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 28 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said India and Pakistan should find a solution to the Kashmir issue keeping in mind the interest of those people ... Read more...

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Political leaders demand fair dialogue for restoring peace in Kashmir


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Political leaders have called for a honest dialogue with all sections of society in Jammu and Kashmir to restore normalcy in that state.CPI-M General Secretary Prakash ... Read more...

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Revoke AFSPA, start dialogue with Kashmiris, demand political leaders


February 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Senior leaders from various political parties Tuesday demanded revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act [AFSPA] in Jammu and Kashmir as well as more autonomy ... Read more...

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CBI readies to probe Bihar legislator’s murder


January 12th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe the sensational murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri by a woman teacher who had accused ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar orders CBI Probe into legislator’s murder


January 8th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday ordered a CBI probe into the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri by a woman teacher who ... Read more...

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Woman sent to jail for stabbing Bihar legislator


January 6th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 6 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday sent Rupam Pathak, accused of stabbing to death Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri at his residence in Purnia town, to ... Read more...

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Opposition for judicial probe into Bihar legislator’s killing


January 5th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 5 (IANS) Bihar's opposition parties, including the Congress, the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), have demanded a judicial inquiry into the murder of ... Read more...

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Lalu to meet election panel over irregularities in EVMs


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) head Lalu Prasad will Thursday meet Election Commission officials to formally complain about alleged irregularities in electronic voting ... Read more...

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Paswan, D. Raja call for withdrawal of AFSPA from Kashmir Valley


December 5th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.5 (ANI): Senior Communist Party leader D. Raja and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday called for the immediate withdrawal of the controversial Armed ... Read more...

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Separatist leader Geelani wants ‘meaningful dialogue’ with Government of India


December 4th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.4 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said here today that he wants to hold meaningful and result-orientated dialogue with the Government of India.Geelani met an eleven-member ... Read more...

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University employees hold rally, seek funds for education


December 1st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of employees from about 200 universities across the country Wednesday gathered at the Ramlila Ground in Delhi and marched to parliament to press the ... Read more...

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BJP observers to elect Legislature Party leader in Bihar


November 25th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 25 (ANI): A meeting of the newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Bihar is scheduled to be held here today to elect the leader of the legislature party. ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav hails victory of NDA in Bihar


November 24th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Hailing the victory of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Bihar Assembly polls, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said the results are the ... Read more...

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