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Sonia pulls up Congress, to pick presidential nominee (Roundup)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) On a day she was authorised to select the presidential candidate, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asked party colleagues to shun infighting if they needed ... Read more...

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Sonia defends PM, stresses Congress unity (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against "unfounded allegations" and also called for an end to infighting within the party.In ... Read more...

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BJP’s internecine war bogs it down


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be at war -- with itself.With the next Lok Sabha elections only two years away, the country's ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as alternative to Congress


May 24th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The BJP Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the ruling Congress, and said it will "expand base" among "minorities, Dalits and poor" for ... Read more...

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Survey shows UPA losing sheen


May 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) After eight years in power, the prospects of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) seem to be going down against the rising graph of ... Read more...

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Nobody expecting mid-term poll: Karat


May 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat Sunday said that nobody is expecting mid-term Lok Sabha elections, reacting to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's comment that there ... Read more...

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Northeast politicians want to join BJP: Gadkari


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Several politicians from the northeastern states want to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its president, Nitin Gadkari, said here Sunday."Several senior leaders from various ... Read more...

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Early polls? Mamata says she didn’t say that (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANF) Shortly after the Congress rebutted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's reported comment that India may see early Lok Sabha elections, the Trinamool Congress denied ... Read more...

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Reports that Lok Sabha poll may be advanced: Mamata


May 11th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Claiming that she has got information that a certain political party held an internal meeting in Delhi on advancing the Lok Sabha polls to 2013, ... Read more...

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RJD hits out at Nitish for Modi handshake


May 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 5 (IANS) Bihar's opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal Saturday hit out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, questioning his secular credentials after he warmly greeted his Gujarat counterpart, the ... Read more...

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Hazare starts Maharashtra tour from Shirdi (With Image)


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), May 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday started his five-week Maharashtra wide tour to demand a strong Lokayukta from here and took a pot shot at several Congress ... Read more...

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Civic polls indicator for future: BJP


April 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A jubilant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday called the results of Delhi civic polls a prelude for the coming state assembly and Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Mayawati attacks Samajwadi Party


April 16th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Agra, April 15 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati Sunday refuted allegations by the ruling Samajwadi Party that her government wasted precious space ... Read more...

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Antony panel to look into poll debacle in Punjab, Goa


April 7th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) After a review of its performance in Uttar Pradesh by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Congress has formed a panel headed by Defence ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Congress’ Uttar Pradesh legislators


April 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will hold meetings here April 5-6 with the party's legislators from Uttar Pradesh and some candidates who lost in ... Read more...

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We won’t join UPA, but help it pass budget: SP


March 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Reiterating Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's prediction that Lok Sabha elections could be held "after a year", its general secretary Kiranmoy Nanda Saturday said ... Read more...

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Prepare for Lok Sabha polls anytime next year: Mulayam (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls can happen any time after an year: Mulayam


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Early elections not ruled out: Rajnath


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) Citing political uncertainty, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Saturday that early Lok Sabha elections cannot be ruled out.In view of the infighting within the ... Read more...

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Sonia blames party weakness for debacle (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Congress debacle in state elections will not "damage" the UPA government, party president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday, blaming weak organizational structure and wrong ... Read more...

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No question of PM stepping down: Sonia


March 7th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) There was no question of the prime minister stepping down, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday after the party's dismal show in state elections ... Read more...

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Who said what on the poll results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the election results poured in, bringing cheers to some and disappointment to others, here are some key quotes from political leaders:Rahul Gandhi: I ... Read more...

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Polarisation between regional parties reason for UP loss: BJP


March 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday blamed polarisation between regional parties in Uttar Pradesh for the party's below-expectation performance in the state, but said the ... Read more...

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India’s corrupt leaders will be ousted like Gaddafi: Ramdev


February 26th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) Baba Ramdev envisions a Libya-like popular revolution in India in which the corrupt leaders will be ousted from power like Muammar Gaddafi, the slain long-time ruler ... Read more...

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Rahul focussing on stronger Congress, not becoming PM: Priyanka Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday said that her brother Rahul Gandhi's aim was not becoming the prime minister or the Congress chief but building ... Read more...

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Tie-up with secular party for next Lok Sabha poll: Karunanidhi (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The DMK party would align with a secular party having the nation's interest in mind in the next Lok Sabha elections, party president M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Tie-up with secular party for next Lok Sabha poll: Karunanidhi


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The DMK party would align with a secular party having the nation's interest in mind in the next Lok Sabha elections, party president M. Karunanidhi said ... Read more...

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Pawar mulls quitting electoral politics


January 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Having lost not even one election in the 45 years of his political career so far, union minister and veteran politician Sharad Pawar has said ... Read more...

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Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states.The ... Read more...

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Khurshid did not violate model code: Congress tells poll panel


January 20th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday told the Election Commission that party leader Salman Khurshid did not violate the model code of conduct by promising nine ... Read more...

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Congress now backs Khurshid’s quota promise


January 14th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A day after seeking to distance itself from Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh if ... Read more...

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BJP leader Sukumaran Nambiar dies in Chennai


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Sukumaran Nambiar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive member, died of heart attack here Sunday, party sources. said. He was 64. He is survived ... Read more...

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Akali Dal releases second list of candidates


December 27th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Tuesday announced the names of 15 more candidates for the Jan 30 state polls, including that of party president and ... Read more...

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