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Parrikar still hooked to ‘Nayak’-like solutions (Goa Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) A fan of Bollywood film "Nayak", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday almost played out a scene from the 2001 hit movie.Parrikar, during an interaction ... Read more...

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Cabinet induction of Goa’s only woman minister in limbo


May 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The suspense over induction of Alina Saldanha, Goa's only woman minister in the 12-member cabinet, continues with the ball now in the court of the Election ... Read more...

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Nepal parties reach power sharing deal


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Major political parties in Nepal Thursday reached a power sharing deal that will pave the way for the dissolution of the cabinet.Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai was ... Read more...

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Like Mayawati like Manohar: Social engineering redux in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) If Mayawati stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2007 riding on the electoral shoulders of Brahmins and Dalits, Manohar Parrikar has similarly rewritten the ... Read more...

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Eight incumbent cabinet ministers lose polls in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Eight of the 11 cabinet ministers who contested the assembly elections here have had to bite the dust after a massive anti-incumbency wave knocked out the ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: Ruling NCP demands thorough probe


September 24th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 24 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), a ruling alliance partner of the Digambar Kamat-led government in Goa, has demanded a thorough probe against officials allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Tibetan government allocates portfolios


September 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Monday announced portfolios in the newly-constituted cabinet, with Dolma Gyari named as the new home minister.Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay made the announcement. ... Read more...

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Tibetan cabinet blend of old, new faces


September 16th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, headed by new Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay, Friday announced a six-member cabinet, which is a blend of old and new faces. An official spokesperson ... Read more...

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Pawar aide alleges victimisation in Goa


September 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Prafulla Hede, a mine owner and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's aide in Goa, Saturday accused the Congress-led coalition government of victimising him for ... Read more...

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R.A. Mehta is Gujarat Lokayukta


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat Governor Kamala Beniwal Friday appointed retired high court judge Justice R.A. Mehta as the state's new Lokayukta.This information was given by a delegation of Congress ... Read more...

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Gujarat cabinet panel to review Lokayukta Act


August 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday set up a five-member cabinet committee to study the Lokpal Bill whenever it is passed by parliament and amend the state Lokayukta ... Read more...

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Telangana employees reject invitation for talks


August 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Thursday rejected the Andhra Pradesh government's invitation for talks over their proposed indefinite strike from Aug 17 to demand creation of ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets cabinet; ex-minister jailed, Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy summoned (Night Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) On a day of swift political developments Monday, 21 ministers were inducted into the new Karnataka ministry while former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Telangana employees boycott talks over proposed strike


August 5th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Friday boycotted talks with the Andhra Pradesh cabinet sub-committee over their proposed general strike from Aug 17 to push for a ... Read more...

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NCP leader arrested for illegal mining


August 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jeetendra Deshprabhu was Thursday arrested by the Goa Police's Crime Branch in an illegal mining case.Deshprabhu, a national-level party office bearer ... Read more...

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Sacked Meghalaya minister re-inducted


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of the Congress re-inducted Prestone Tynsong in the cabinet Tuesday, two months after he was sacked for anti-party activities. Governor R.S. ... Read more...

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Nepal PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Three Jordanian lawmakers resign over casino scandal


June 30th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by BNO News
AMMAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three members of Jordan's lower house of Parliament resigned on Wednesday over the House's decision to acquit Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit of implication in the high-profile Dead Sea ... Read more...

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Sangma allocates portfolios to ministers


June 8th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 8 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some of his ministers a day after the inducting three new ministers.Sangma has retained some ... Read more...

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Kerala to get first tribal minister, Karunakaran’s son misses out


May 21st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Congress legislator P.K.Jayalekshmi will be Kerala's first-ever minister from the tribal community while the late Congress leader K.Karunakaran's son, K. Muraleedharan, has been left out ... Read more...

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Major triumph for Nepal Maoists in cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists won a major triumph Wednesday with the indebted ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists headed for major triumph in cabinet reshuffle


May 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists headed for a major triumph Wednesday with the ... Read more...

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Andhra backtracks on ‘no work, no pay’ order


April 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Following protest from government employees and political parties in Telangana, the Andhra Pradesh government Saturday decided to keep on hold a controversial Government Order (GO) ... Read more...

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Nepal PM keen to visit India before May deadline


April 12th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal is keen to make a state visit to India before May 28, the deadline by which his government has ... Read more...

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12 new ministers to take oath in Nepal on Wednesday


April 12th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.12 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister, Jhala Nath Khanal, has expanded his eight-member cabinet by inducting five United Marxist Leninist (UML) leaders as cabinet ministers and seven others as state ministers. The ... Read more...

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Jordanian parliament will not limit king’s powers


March 28th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
AMMAN, JORDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Jordan's lower house of parliament on Sunday rejected recent calls by the opposition to limit King Abdullah's constitutional powers as part of targeted political reforms."The house categorically ... Read more...

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Feminists livid over Samoa PM’s ‘one female in cabinet more than enough’ remarks


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Apia, Mar 22 (ANI): Samoa's newly re-elected Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has outraged feminist groups in the country by claiming that the appointment of one female MP in his cabinet is ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists do u-turn on joining government


February 17th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) Even a fortnight after becoming the new prime minister of Nepal, communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal's efforts to expand his four-member cabinet failed again Thursday with ... Read more...

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Qureshi was dropped at last moment: Pakistani minister


February 13th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The decision to exclude former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi from the newly appointed Pakistan cabinet seems to have been taken at the last moment, a federal ... Read more...

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Qureshi dropped as Pakistan foreign minister (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A day after India and Pakistan decided to resume their stalled dialogue, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was dropped from the new, pruned 22-member cabinet sworn ... Read more...

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Qureshi dropped as Pakistan’s foreign minister (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A day after India and Pakistan announced their decision to resume talks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi was dropped as Pakistan's foreign minister as President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Shaky Nepal PM names cabinet, Maoists refuse to join (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The political crisis dogging Nepal for seven months intensified Thursday with new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal forced to swear in a three-member cabinet as his ... Read more...

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Girls draw a blank in AMU students union poll


January 20th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Jan 20 (IANS) None of the girls won when they contested for the top posts in the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union for the first time, despite women students comprising ... Read more...

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Women remain ‘weak gender’ in UPA-II shuffle


January 20th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Not a single woman was inducted into the cabinet nor was any woman minister promoted to cabinet rank or minister of state rank with independent charge ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Pawar’s demand for berth to Pacheco


December 27th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 27 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday dismissed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's demand to induct tainted legislator Mickky Pacheco in the Goa cabinet, a party official said.All India ... Read more...

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