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YSRC fears threat to Jagan’s life


June 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Alleging a deep-rooted conspiracy to physically harm its jailed president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy, YSR Congress Party Thursday demanded a high-level probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Campaigning over, UP politicians unwind


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) A day after campaigning ended in Uttar Pradesh, politicians relaxed in their own ways. Mulayam Singh Yadav hit the treadmill, Kalraj Mishra slept till late while ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders in Lucknow for counting, Holi


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Authorities clamped prohibitory orders in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday ahead of the vote count Tuesday and Holi that follows two days later.The order prohibits gathering ... Read more...

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Congress wins absolute majority in Assam (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The ruling Congress party has secured an absolute majority in Assam, winning 72 seats in the 126 member legislature and leading in eight more seats. ... Read more...

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BJP criticizes CPI-M leader for using foul language against Mamata


April 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Puttaparthi, Apr 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday criticized Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Anil Basu for using foul language against Trinamool ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress party has received black money for elections: Buddhadeb


April 24th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 24(ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress party has received huge sums of black money for the ongoing assembly elections in the state.Bhattacharya ... Read more...

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Prime Minister calls for change in West Bengal amidst polls


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 23(ANI): Campaigning in West Bengal amidst the six phase provincial polls spread over three weeks, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday called for a change in government.Addressing an ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of first phase of West Bengal assembly polls


April 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), Apr 17(ANI): Security has been beefed up in West Bengal ahead of the first phase of the state assembly polls.Paramilitary forces were deployed in large numbers around the various ... Read more...

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No development in West Bengal under Left Front government: Narendra Modi


April 16th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Apr 16(ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday criticized the Left Front government in West Bengal, saying that there has been no development in the state during ... Read more...

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Congress smells power, CPI-M fighting hard (Curtain Raiser)


April 11th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) With its tradition of catapulting the opposition to office in every election, Kerala is set to vote Wednesday in polls that the Congress feels would end ... Read more...

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Sonia, Advani in slanging match in Assam


April 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday accussed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pursuing lopsided policies while BJP star L.K. Advani charged her with dictating Prime ... Read more...

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This lawmaker calls himself a ‘dreaded terrorist’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bokakhat (Assam), March 27 (IANS) A former militant leader and now a lawmaker in Assam for two terms, Jiten Gogoi, who loves to call himself a "dreaded terrorist", is eyeing ... Read more...

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Three ULFA rebels, cop killed in Assam gunfight


March 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 15 (IANS) Three bombers of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and a policeman were killed in a gunfight Tuesday in Assam, a day after the ... Read more...

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Congress will sort out standoff with DMK over seat sharing: Prakash Karat


March 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6(ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday predicted that the Congress party would sort out its issues with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).Karat's comment ... Read more...

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Supporting or withdrawing support is usual political procedure: Mulayam


March 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 6(ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said that supporting a party or withdrawing support is a regular political procedure.Mulayam's comment comes after the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ... Read more...

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AGP scouts for partners ahead of coming Assam polls


February 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Barely a month for assembly elections in Assam, the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is desperate for alliance partners - to stop the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Two Assam parties likely to forge alliance


September 24th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) Assam is bound to witness some major realignment of forces ahead of the 2011 assembly polls with the Asom United Democratic Front (AUDF) and the Bodo People's ... Read more...

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CPI-M arrogance caused Left’s defeat: Forward Bloc


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) has blamed the arrogance and bureaucratic attitude of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the worst performance of the Left Front ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian leader calls for anti-defection law


June 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 16 (IANS) A Malaysian opposition leader has called for enacting an anti-defection law after one of his party legislators switched sides to be 'friendly' to the ruling coalition. Democratic Action ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian legislator quits party (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 15 (IANS) An ethnic Indian legislator Tuesday quit Malaysia's opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) to become an independent "friendly" to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) which, he alleged 16 ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian legislator quits party


June 15th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 15 (IANS) An ethnic Indian legislator Tuesday quit Malaysia's opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) to become an independent "friendly" to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) which, he alleged 16 ... Read more...

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Meghalaya scraps chief minister rank dole-out


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 27 (IANS) New Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Tuesday said the government has decided to do away with the practice of according chief minister's status to more than one ... Read more...

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Congress finalises list of ministers for Meghalaya


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 23 (IANS) The Congress has finalised its list of ministers to be sworn in Saturday as ministers in the new Meghalaya government headed by Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma. ... Read more...

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Sangma to expand ministry Saturday


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma is set to expand his ministry Saturday with the induction of eight ministers. "Remaining eight ministers will be inducted Saturday morning," Sangma ... Read more...

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I will ensure coherence and unity in CLP: Sangma


April 20th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) Designated Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Monday said he would try to ensure coherence and unity within the Congress Legislature Party to prevent frequent change of government. "Some ... Read more...

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Lapang resigns, Sangma to be sworn-in Tuesday (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Monday tendered his resignation to Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary. His deputy Mukul M. Sangma is to be sworn in as his successor ... Read more...

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Lapang admits losing majority support (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 18 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Sunday admitted he had lost the support of the majority of Congress legislators in the state but said the leadership issue was ... Read more...

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Soren rules Jharkhand again, vows to fight corruption (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Veteran tribal politician Shibu Soren Wednesday became the Jharkhand chief minister for the third time in four years with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties explore alliance possibilities


December 16th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 16 (IANS) Fearing a hung assembly, Jharkhand's political parties have begun to woo fresh allies in order to form a new government. Most political pundits believe that no single party ... Read more...

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Nagaland assembly recognizes underground movement


November 30th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Nov 30 (IANS) The Nagaland assembly's decision to give legitimacy to the six-decade-long insurgency has been generally hailed by political observers in the state. "I think this is an astute political ... Read more...

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AGP seeks regional unity to fight Congress in 2011 Assam polls


November 19th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has sounded the poll bugle for the 2011 assembly elections by stressing on the need to unite all regional forces ... Read more...

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Azmi attacked over Hindi oath, four MNS members suspended (Roundup)


November 9th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) In a shocking incident, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) members slapped state Samajwadi Party chief Abu Asim Azmi inside the assembly when he began taking his oath in ... Read more...

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China’s claims on Arunachal simply absurd: Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu


October 25th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, who was Sunday sworn in to the office for a second straight tenure, termed China's claims to Arunachal Pradesh as its ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu to be next Arunachal Pradesh CM


October 24th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Itangar, Oct 24 (ANI): The Congress Legislator Party (CLP) on Saturday unanimously elected incumbent Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu as its leader paving way for him to take over the reins of ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu elected Congress Legislature Party leader in Arunachal


October 24th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Dorjee Khandu is all set to become the chief minister of the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh for the second straight term with the newly elected Congress ... Read more...

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