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NDA leader will be next PM: Gadkari


August 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day brain-storming session ended here Monday with party president Nitin Gadkari's assuring all that only a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to attract J&K; youth


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To attract the youth of Jammu and Kashmir into the party fold, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will "appeal to them to join mainstream ... Read more...

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After politicians, officials to plant trees in Bihar


September 12th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) After politicians, Bihar's 400,000 officials have been asked to plant one sapling each to increase the state's green cover to 15 percent in the next five ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar gives month’s salary for green Bihar drive


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary to a green Bihar campaign he flagged off Saturday.Giving the green signal to the Harit Bihar Abhiyan Rath ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling party on a green mission


August 29th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is set to launch a campaign to plant five million saplings over the next two years, a party leader said ... Read more...

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Bihar set to turn green, politicians to plant trees


August 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) With the aim of increasing forest cover to 35 percent in a decade, Bihar is employing several steps, including asking members of the ruling Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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No politics, only advisor on cultural affairs: Farhan


July 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he has been asked to join the advisory panel of the Trinamool Congress' youth wing to give suggestions on cultural ... Read more...

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Mamata’s nephew to spread her message among youth


July 25th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) To spread Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's ideals among the youth, the party's newly-formed youth wing - led by her nephew Abhishek - has decided ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi invites weavers’ team to Delhi


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday interacted with the weavers community here to know about their problems, the party said.Assuring the weavers all ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur/Mau (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, on a two-day tour of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Thursday slammed the Mayawati government over alleged bungling of rural ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati government over health funds


July 21st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (IANS) Hitting out at the Mayawati government over alleged bungling in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Uttar Pradesh


July 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will undertake a two-day visit of eastern Uttar Pradesh from Thursday for promoting membership drive of the Youth Congress, an ... Read more...

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Rajiv Kumar appointed new FICCI secretary general


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Leading industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Monday announced the appointment of Rajiv Kumar as its new secretary general after ... Read more...

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For government jobs, join Youth Congress: Kamat


April 13th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 13 (IANS) Youngsters seeking government jobs should enrol themselves with the Youth Congress, Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat said Wednesday."I keep telling people I have given at ... Read more...

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Estranged Badal kin quits as legislator, to launch party (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Former Punjab minister Manpreet Singh Badal, a nephew of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Saturday resigned from the state assembly and said he will launch a ... Read more...

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Manpreet Badal to launch his party Sunday


March 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal is all set to launch his political party Sunday at a rally in Khatkar Kalan, the village of freedom ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant, others join Raj’s film workers’ sena


March 24th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Item girl Rakhi Sawant and top Marathi film stars have joined the Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNCKS), an affiliate of Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman ... Read more...

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Goa needs anti-graft law like in Bihar, says JD-U


February 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) Goa needs an anti-corruption law like the one introduced in Bihar to rein in rampant corruption in the bureaucracy, said Javed Raja, the national general secretary of ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi in favour of direct election for Youth Congress


January 27th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday indicated major changes in the set up of the Youth Congress and party's students organization National Students' Union of ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi in Nagpur on three-day Maharashtra tour


January 27th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Jan 27 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday arrived in Nagpur on his three-day visit to Maharashtra to take stock of the Youth Congress membership drive in the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi begins three-day Maharashtra visit


January 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Thursday on a three-day whirlwind tour of Maharashtra to boost the party's membership drive among backward castes, minorities and women.After ... Read more...

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Rahul to tour Uttar Pradesh


January 8th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit colleges in Uttar Pradesh Monday and Tuesday in a bid to attract new members to the National Students Union of ... Read more...

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Let Rahul Gandhi first learn politics: Mamata Banerjee


November 4th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday brushed aside queries on Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to West Bengal to strengthen his party, ... Read more...

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Join Youth Congress, Rahul exhorts youngsters in Bengal


September 16th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday asked youngsters in West Bengal to join the Youth Congress that he said would give them a platform to raise their ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi says political connectivity a must to bring Naxals into mainstream


September 16th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 16 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that political connectivity should be ensured to bring Naxals into the mainstream."If we give them (Naxalites) political connectivity, ... Read more...

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We need to give Omar time and support: Rahul Gandhi


September 16th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said "we need to give Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah time and support". Addressing a press conference here, Gandhi ... Read more...

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CPI-M will be wiped out in Bengal: Rahul Gandhi (Third Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday accused the Left Front government in West Bengal of siphoning off central funds and declared that the Marxists would be wiped ... Read more...

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CPI-M doesn’t belong to West Bengal’s poor: Rahul (Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Alleging there were "two Bengals", one of the poor and the other of the privileged people of the Communist Party of India-Marxist, Congress general secretary Rahul ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi on a day’s visit to Kolkata


September 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Kolkata Monday on a day's visit to launch the membership drive of the Youth Congress in West Bengal. Clad in a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to address Congress youth rally in Kolkata


September 6th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 6 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally here today as part of a Youth Congress membership drive launch.The rally will take place in the ... Read more...

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PML-N leader alleges General Kayani’s tenure extended at US behest


July 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karak, Jul 27 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Rehmat Salam Khattak has alleged that the PPP-led federal Government has extended the tenure of Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at the behest ... Read more...

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Musharraf will lead Pak against ‘tsunami of corruption’


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22(ANI): A key aide of Pervez Musharraf has said that the former Pakistan President is determined to lift the country from the prevalent chaos and the 'tsunami of corruption'."Musharraf ... Read more...

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Youth Congress membership set to touch half million in Kerala


June 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The membership of the Youth Congress is all set to touch the half million-mark in Kerala, a Congress legislator said Sunday. Congress legislator P.C. Vishnunadh, who will ... Read more...

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Congress on massive recruitment drive in Bihar among youth


February 14th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan and Prashant Sood New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Having altered the electoral calculus in Uttar Pradesh in his party's favour, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is hoping to replicate ... Read more...

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Rahul will be Congress ‘trump card’: Rita Bahuguna (Interview)


February 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi has led the Congress resurgence in Uttar Pradesh and will be the "trump card" of the party as it prepares for three ... Read more...

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