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Sharad Yadav better than Modi as PM: Govindacharya


September 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Former thinktank of the BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) idealogue K.N. Govindacharya Tuesday said NDA convenor Sharad Yadav was better than Narendra Modi for ... Read more...

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Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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How TV cameras captured BJP ministers watching porn


February 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors' gallery cost the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka dear, as their video ... Read more...

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DMK wants a cabinet post — in lieu of Raja


November 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) A day after its A. Raja quit the cabinet over corruption charges, Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK insisted one of its other MPs should be inducted into Prime ... Read more...

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No retirement plan till June, says Karunanidhi


December 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 9 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has asked his party workers and supporters to wait till June to know about his retirement plans.M Karunanidhi has asked his supporters ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s new cabinet sworn in


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 22 (DPA) Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono oversaw the swearing in of his newly-appointed cabinet ministers Thursday after receiving a strong mandate in July's election. In his inauguration speech, Yudhoyono reminded ... Read more...

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CPI-M real perpetrator of violence in West Bengal: Congress


June 12th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which had alleged "semi-fascist" attacks on its cadres in West Bengal, has been the real perpetrator of ... Read more...

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CPI-M accuses Trinamool of unleashing ‘politics of terror’


June 11th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has accused Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders of misusing their central ministerial positions to "unleash politics of terror" in West Bengal. Reacting ... Read more...

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Manmohan hits home stretch, to take oath as PM Friday (Intro Roundup)


May 20th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Amid jockeying for ministerial positions from the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) constituents, the decks were Wednesday cleared for Manmohan Singh's second consecutive term as prime minister ... Read more...

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Manmohan hits home stretch, to take oath as PM Friday (Roundup)


May 20th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Amid jockeying for ministerial positions from partners of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the decks were Wednesday cleared for Manmohan Singh's second consecutive term as prime ... Read more...

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PM condoles Kanwaljit Singh’s death


March 30th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of Punjab minister Captain Kanwlajit Singh, describing him as an "upright politician". "Capt Kanwaljit Singh served the people of ... Read more...

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Former President R.Venkataraman cremated with full state honors


January 28th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.28 (ANI): Former President R.Venkataraman, who passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness, was cremated at Ekta Sthal with full state honors on Wednesday. President Pratibha DeviSingh Patil, ... Read more...

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Former President R. Venkataraman passes away


January 27th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27, (ANI): Former President Ramaswamy Venkataraman passed away on Tuesday at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi. Venkataraman, 98, was admitted to the hospital on ... Read more...

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New constitution a ‘licence to kill’ for Myanmar regime


May 10th, 2008 - 9:07 am ICT by admin
By Christiane Oelrich Mae Sot (Thailand), May 10 (DPA) The military junta ruling Myanmar (Burma) has imposed a vacation ban for all officials, but not for the reason that every last person can ... Read more...

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