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BJP congratulates Pranab, to probe Karnataka cross-voting


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for his victory in the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday said it will look into cross-voting from Karnataka where ... Read more...

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Apex court suspends vote recount in Bellary Lok Sabha poll


June 26th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended the recounting of votes that was directed by the Karnataka High court when it set aside the election of ... Read more...

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Congress ready for presidential contest


June 20th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said contest was part of democracy and hoped that United Progressive Alliance (UPA) nominee Pranab Mukherjee will be the next president.The ... 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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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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Will assembly polls lead to early Lok Sabha ballot?


January 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Both the Congress and BJP are equally confident of sweeping the upcoming elections in five states, but some say a Congress rout could lead ... Read more...

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Trinamool old guard defends turf against new entrants


January 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress holding the reins of power in West Bengal, infighting over alleged sharing of spoils has given shape to what analysts have ... Read more...

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JMM, Congress face dissention over by-poll


June 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Congress are facing dissention over the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha by-poll scheduled in the state July 1.The JMM has ... Read more...

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Six-time poll loser hopes for a lucky seven


April 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) He contested his first election in 1977 and lost. Since then the indefatigable Biplab Mitra has tried unsuccessfully five more times, earning him the nickname "haru ... Read more...

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Congress questions BJP’s political ideology on WikiLeaks disclosure


March 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Reacting over the expose of classified US diplomatic cables by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks stating that the (BJP) leadership had told them that its criticism of the ... Read more...

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Congress to Trinamool: Replicate Lok Sabha poll pact terms


March 5th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) West Bengal state Congress president Manas Bhuniya Saturday said the assembly poll tie-up with the Trinamool Congress should follow the formula used in the 2009 ... Read more...

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BJP says it will pursue black money issue


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 25(IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Tuesday demanded the government should disclose the names of "those people who are holding accounts in foreign banks and facing criminal and tax cases ... Read more...

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Disclose names of those with money stashed abroad: BJP


January 25th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded that the government disclose the names of people who hold accounts in foreign banks and face criminal and tax ... Read more...

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Koda aide named in money laundering case charge sheet


January 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Saturday filed a charge sheet in a Ranchi court against Vinod Sinha, a close aide of former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, in a ... Read more...

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Gadkari to unveil his vision for BJP at Indore


February 16th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Having outlined the broad contours of his political thinking, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new president Nitin Gadkari is expected to unveil his vision ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s condition improves marginally


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu's condition has marginally improved, a medical bulletin said Sunday. The 96-year-old former West Bengal chief minister was hospitalised Friday ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu stable, responding to treatment (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu, hospitalised after a pneumonia attack, was on respiratory support and stable, according to a medical bulletin Saturday. He ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu conscious, stable


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu, who was hospitalised with a pneumonia attack, was stable Saturday and responding well to treatment, a hospital official said. The 96-year-old ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu hospitalised with pneumonia (Second Lead)


January 1st, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Nonagenarian Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was Friday admitted to a private hospital here with pneumonia. "A ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu hospitalised with chest infection (Lead)


January 1st, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Nonagenarian Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu was Friday admitted to a private hospital following a severe chest infection. "He has ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha debate over poll reforms remains inconclusive


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday failed to pass a bill on minor electoral reforms with many members demanding more radical changes in the election law. The ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers hold key to BJP’s Karnataka tangle


October 31st, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) Once struggling entrepreneurs in Bellary district, the Reddy brothers -- Karnataka ministers G. Janardhana Reddy and G. Karunakara Reddy -- have a lot to thank ... Read more...

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Rival fronts battle it out in Kerala by-polls


October 30th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) With less than a week left for campaigning to end for Nov 7 by-polls in Kerala, gloves are off between the Congress and Communist-led fronts for the political ... Read more...

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Hooda to be sworn in Sunday in Chandigarh


October 25th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Bhupinder Singh Hooda will take oath as chief minister of Haryana for a second time Sunday. Hooda's name was announced early Sunday by the Congress high command in ... Read more...

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Congress chooses Bhupinder Singh Hooda to be Haryana CM


October 25th, 2009 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been chosen for the second time to be the chief minister of Haryana. The decision was announced by the Congress party high ... Read more...

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Suspense continues over new Haryana CM


October 24th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) The suspense over the next chief minister for Haryana continued through Saturday with the Congress high command in New Delhi taking its time to decide. Sources in the ... Read more...

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Poll campaigning ends in Haryana


October 11th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) Campaigning for elections to the 90-member Haryana assembly, slated to be held Tuesday, ended Sunday at 5 p.m. A complete ban on the sale of liquor at all ... Read more...

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Haryana campaign ends Sunday evening, Sonia to hold rallies


October 10th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) Election rallies and campaigning for the 90 assembly seats in Haryana reached fever pitch Saturday as the Sunday evening deadline for their end approached. Among the star ... Read more...

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RPI activists ransack Congress office in Mumbai


September 18th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 18(ANI): Activists of Republican Party of India (RPI), a regional party in Maharashtra, on Friday ransacked the Congress office in Mumbai.The activists were protesting against eviction of their ... Read more...

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In YSR’s loss, Congress will miss its mascot of governance


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's death, the Congress party will not only miss its most powerful regional satrap but also its mascot of good governance, whose work ... Read more...

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Upbeat Haryana Congress faces problem of plenty


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Having sought early assembly polls in Haryana, the state's ruling Congress faces a peculiar problem now. There are too many leaders wanting a slice of ... Read more...

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Advani’s ‘yatra’ put off because of party crisis


August 27th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has led to another casualty: star leader L.K. Advani's much-hyped 'yatra' of next month that has ... Read more...

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Khanduri challenges BJP over his forced exit (Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced fresh problems Wednesday after B.C. Khanduri challenged its decision to force him to quit as Uttarakhand chief minister over the ... Read more...

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Khanduri challenges BJP over his forced exit


August 26th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced fresh problems Wednesday after B.C. Khanduri challenged its decision to force him to quit as Uttarakhand chief minister over the ... Read more...

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