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Photos of suspects in Odisha violence released


September 13th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have released photographs of 36 suspects involved in violence during Sep 6 Congress rally here in which a policewoman was thrashed and molested in ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown paralyses life in Odisha (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Thousands of people were taken into preventive custody Monday in Odisha during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Congress party to protest police excesses on its ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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Jagdish Tytler, others booked for Odisha rally violence


September 8th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik are among several people booked for the violence during the Congress rally here ... Read more...

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Probe money trail in coal scam: BJP


September 6th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) As parliament was disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday over allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sought an answer from ... Read more...

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Quota bill not to divert attention: Congress


September 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The job promotion quota bill was meant for social justice, the Congress said Thursday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the ... Read more...

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BSP welcomes cabinet nod for reservation in job promotion


September 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the union cabinet's approval to a bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job ... Read more...

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SP against promotion quota bill, BJP wants amendments


September 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Soon after the union cabinet Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment bill for reservation in job promotions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Friday staged ... Read more...

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Coal scam: Third Front demands probe, parliament disrupted (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) With the Left parties, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) coming together Friday to demand a special probe into the ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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TDP livid with NDTV’s Andhra poll survey


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh has rejected a survey by NDTV news channel, which forecasts a sweep by YSR Congress Party in ... Read more...

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Blackmail is bread and butter of BJP, says Sonia (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday asked her party MPs to aggressively fight the "intemperate ... Read more...

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TDP legislators continue protest over power shortage


August 28th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Legislators of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the main opposition party in Andhra Pradesh assembly, Tuesday continued their protest against the shortage of electricity.The legislators, who ... Read more...

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Opposition mounts pressure on UPA, Congress hits back (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the ... Read more...

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With BJP adamant, parliament logjam continues (Roundup)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Parliament was crippled for the fourth day Friday as the BJP insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over irregularities in coal blocks allocation.The ... Read more...

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Sangma’s political party gets new avatar


August 24th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Meghalaya's main opposition party Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is all set to merge with the Manipur-based National People's Party (NPP). Purno A Sangma, the defeated ... Read more...

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BJP terms Congress ‘obstinate’


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after it walked out of the joint parliamentary committee meeting on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party called the Congress 'thethar' ... Read more...

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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Resign, clarify: Opposition call to prime minister (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, vows to disrupt parliament (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal block scam, the BJP vowed not to let the houses function until ... Read more...

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BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

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CAG not following its mandate, says minister (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday that the official auditor's report ... Read more...

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Government accuses CAG of not following mandate


August 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers’ ground lease to be cancelled


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's BJP government has begun the process of cancelling the controversial lease of a playground given to the Churchill Brothers football club run by two Congress ... Read more...

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Anyone can float a political party: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought to downplay moves of Team Anna towards forming a "political alternative", saying the constitution gave everyone a ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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TDP to abstain in presidential election


July 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday night decided to abstain from voting in the presidential election scheduled to be held on Thursday.The main opposition party ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh is NDA choice for vice president (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Divided over the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA Monday unanimously named BJP veteran leader Jaswant Singh as its vice presidential candidate.Although numbers ... Read more...

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BJP for vice presidential contest, to seek NDA nod (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will contest the Aug 7 vice presidential poll but failed to decide its candidate due to ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Saturday evening to discuss the Aug 7 vice presidential poll amid lack of consensus in the National ... Read more...

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Mukherjee seeks support in northeast


July 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 6 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Friday sought the support of leaders of the Congress and other regional parties of the northeastern states ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader held for ex-colleague’s murder (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), June 29 (IANS) Marxist leader P. Mohanan was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in the murder of former party colleague T.P. Chandrasekharan, sparking violence by his supporters, ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader nabbed for former colleague’s murder


June 29th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), June 29 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Mohanan was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in the murder of former party colleague T.P. ... Read more...

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