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We were thrown out of Congress, says YSR’s widow


December 5th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's widow Vijayamma Monday accused the Congress party of throwing her and her son Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy out ... Read more...

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BJP terms Obama’s maiden speech in India as ‘disappointing’


November 6th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday termed the visiting United States President Barack Obama's maiden speech in Mumbai as a 'disappointment', after it didn't mention Pakistan being responsible ... Read more...

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India, Germany to focus on UN reforms


October 11th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India and Germany are set to focus on giving a fresh push to UN Security Council reforms and scaling up their economic ties when German Foreign ... Read more...

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“Dr” Javed Akhtar ” Javed Gets A Doctorate. Shabana Can’t Stop Preening


April 8th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On April 2nd Javed Akhtar was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Pondicherry.And proud wife Shabana who has been conferred the doctorate thrice over ... Read more...

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Chidambaram, Congress MPs applaud BJP member in Rajya Sabha


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday witnessed the rare site of Congress ministers and MPs applauding a suggestion by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member on improving the ... Read more...

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I have travelled crucial ten yards to be here, says Dua


December 21st, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): Delivering his maiden speech in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, The Tribune group of newspapers' Editor-in-Chief H.K.Dua sought to remind the House that the opportunity to be able ... Read more...

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Preventing criminals’ entry in legislature is need of the hour, says H.K.Dua


December 21st, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): Journalist-cum-Member of Parliament H.K.Dua on Monday urged the Government to take a serious note of consistent entry of criminals into the Indian political system, a trend which may ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s daughter-in-law launches her political foray


October 4th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) Oct 4 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, began her foray in politics with a maiden speech at a huge rally in ... Read more...

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And now, it’s the T-word (Parliament Diary)


July 15th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) And now, it's the T-word, with "transparency" fast becoming the buzzword in parliament. Be it finance, external affairs, education, civil aviation or what have you, ministers are ... Read more...

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Azhar aims reverse sweep at Navjot Sidhu


July 14th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Once a cricketer always a cricketer: That's what the former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin proved in the Lok Sabha Tuesday, taking a leaf from the slam-bang ... Read more...

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Give non-Malays privileges at par with Malays: Indian legislator


July 9th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shah Alam (Malaysia), July 9 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian legislator says privileges granted to ethnic Malays under the Constitution's 'Bumiputera' (son of the soil) provision should also be given to the ... Read more...

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Address female infanticide first, then women’s quota: Akali MP


June 8th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) It was her maiden speech in parliament and Speaker Meira Kumar didn't mind giving her an extra two minutes. Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur surprised many with ... Read more...

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Don’t behave like school kids, Chiranjeevi tells Andhra legislators


June 4th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) In his maiden speech in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday, actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi advised lawmakers not to behave like school children and reminded them that people were watching ... Read more...

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Development has to be inclusive: Prime Minister at ASEM


October 25th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that development has to be inclusive, at his maiden speech at the 7th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM), in Beijing on Saturday.Describing ... Read more...

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After airport, Deshmukh’s hometown to get direct rail line


October 18th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Barely a fortnight after getting a new airport, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's home district Latur will now be directly connected to Mumbai with a new broad guage railway ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray urges people to vote out Congress


October 9th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday urged the people to vote out the Congress government not only from Maharashtra but from all over the country in the next ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief criticizes Brown governments proposed 42-day detention law


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A former chief of Britains MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, has joined a growing chorus for the withdrawal of the government''s 42 days counter-terrorism legislation, saying that the provision ... Read more...

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PML-N describes Zardaris maiden speech as long on words, short on deeds


September 21st, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 21 (ANI): The PML-N has described the newly elected Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris maiden speech at the joint session of the countrys Parliament yesterday as long on ... Read more...

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Pak, India can creatively reinvent their bilateral ties: Zardari


September 20th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.20 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said today that there is scope for both his country and India to creatively reivent their bilateral ties. Delivering his maiden speech to a ... Read more...

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Another Gandhi comes of age?


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) He was once known for his silence rather than eloquence. But that seemed a very long time ago as Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday emerged the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi: From diffident MP to PM candidate


April 16th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Monobina Gupta Rahul Gandhi has retreated to the pavilion, at least for the time being. But the prince of the Gandhi-Nehru family stays at the stumps, waiting to play his innings - ... Read more...

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Balochistan CM warns of civil war if missing persons are not released


April 10th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 10 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Balochistan, Mohammad Aslam Raisani, has sought the federal governments help in securing the immediate release of missing persons, an issue which he said ... Read more...

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Gillani elected Pakistan prime minister


March 24th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Yousaf Raza Gillani, the candidate of a coalition led by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), was Monday elected the country's 20th prime minister with a ... Read more...

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UN probe into Benazirs murder: New Pak PM


March 24th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 24 (ANI): Pakistan's 15th Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani vowed to take all out efforts for the supremacy of Parliament, and said to conduct UN probe into Benazir ... Read more...

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Patil echoes UPA’s refrain of inclusive growth


February 25th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's maiden speech Monday to the budget session of parliament gave a distinct sense that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was in the election ... Read more...

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Ministers doze as president speaks


February 25th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
(From the corridors of power)New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) It was her maiden speech in parliament but the import of President Pratibha Patil's address on day one of the budget session seemed ... Read more...

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