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Advani to launch another ‘yatra’ Sep 15


September 5th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani is set to start another nationwide 'yatra' to boost the morale of members and search for talent in a ... Read more...

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Iranian parliament rejects two female ministers (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (DPA) The Iranian parliament Thursday rejected two of the three proposed female cabinet ministers and approved only Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi as health minister, the first-ever female minister in the 30-year ... Read more...

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Iranian parliament rejects two female ministers


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (DPA) The Iranian parliament Thursday rejected the endorsement of two of the three proposed female cabinet ministers and only approved Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi as health minister, the first-ever female minister ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ‘royal’ treatment in Saudi Arabia worries his opponents in Pak


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.2 (ANI): The 'royal' treatment being given to former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf during his Saudi Arabia visit has his opponents worried.The special treatment has sparked speculations that Riyadh ... Read more...

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Queens and legends correspond with this Orissa villager (Feature with images)


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) Lady Di replied to him. So did Michael Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Yasser Arafat, Pele and David Beckham. Why you may wonder are royalty and legends ... Read more...

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RSS chief Bhagwat to visit Gujarat next week


September 1st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat would be on a two-day tour of Gujarat from Sep 6 to meet senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Sangh ... Read more...

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Will not quit parliamentary panel: Jaswant Singh


September 1st, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A day after the expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was told by his former party to quit the parliamentary post, a combative Jaswant Singh Tuesday ... Read more...

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BJP says Jaswant should quit as parliament panel chief


August 31st, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said expelled party veteran Jaswant Singh should on moral grounds step down as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj meets Jaswant Singh


August 31st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): The deputy Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj met the expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh at his residence on Monday.According ... Read more...

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BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh (Lead, IANS Interview)


August 30th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is "imploding", says Jaswant Singh who feels the party he was associated for 30 years is demonstrating "lack of ... Read more...

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BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh (IANS interview)


August 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is "imploding", says Jaswant Singh who says that the party he was associated for 30 years is demonstrating ... Read more...

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Jinnah now dividing BJP: Karunanidhi


August 29th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Six decades after Mohammad Ali Jinnah divided India, he is now doing the same to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. Speaking ... Read more...

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Now, Maneka comes out in support of Jaswant


August 29th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 29 (IANS) Extending guarded support to expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh, party MP Maneka Gandhi Saturday said the sacking would have been "fair and ... Read more...

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Advani meets RSS chief


August 29th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Amid speculation of a possible leadership change in the crisis-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), veteran party leader L.K. Advani Saturday met Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of ... Read more...

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RSS wants BJP to pull up its socks (Roundup)


August 28th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Friday expressed disappointment over the infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but refused to draw up a road map for ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh meets Mohan Bhagwat to discuss BJP crisis


August 28th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat here late Thursday evening in the wake of the crisis gripping ... Read more...

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Advani knew of Kandahar, say Brajesh Mishra, Yashwant Sinha (Lead)


August 27th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday faced more embarrassment with Brajesh Mishra, who was national security advisor (NSA) during the party-led NDA government, as well as ... Read more...

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Decision to expel Jaswant Singh not right: Yashwant Sinha


August 27th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After Arun Shourie, another senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader - Yashwant Sinha - has come out against the party's decision to sack Jaswant Singh for ... Read more...

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Amar Singh invites Jaswant Singh to Samajwadi Party


August 25th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Tuesday invited expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh to join his party and continue in active politics. ... Read more...

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BJP action against Arun Shourie likely Tuesday


August 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming the remarks of its leader Arun Shourie as "unfortunate", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources indicated here Tuesday morning that action against him is likely to ... Read more...

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BJP in ferment after Shourie calls it ‘kati patang’


August 24th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday indicated it would act against party leader Arun Shourie after he described it as a "kati patang" (adrift kite). "It (BJP) ... Read more...

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Sudheendra Kulkarni Sets To Distance Himself From BJP


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez After the undemocratic way in which the BJP (Bharatiya Janta Party) has behaved over the Jaswant Singh expulsion, there was more embarrassment left in store for the party when Sudheendra ... Read more...

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Kulkarni’s exit will not affect BJP: Balbir Punj


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): BJP spokesperson Balbir Punj on Sunday said that Sudheendra Kulkarni's move to leave would not affect the partyDescribing Kulkarni as a "valuable colleague", Punj said: "If Kulkarni feels ... Read more...

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BJP collapsing due to internal contradictions: Congress


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Jaswant Singh episode shows that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is collapsing due to its "internal contradictions" following the Lok Sabha drubbing, the Congress said ... Read more...

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Swaraj alludes to Raje’s possible expulsion from the BJP


August 21st, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug.21 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Friday indirectly hinted that former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Book on Nehru would have gone ‘unnoticed’ in Pak: PML-N


August 21st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has criticized the BJP for throwing Singh ... Read more...

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BJP Expels Jaswant Singh For Praising Jinnah In His Book


August 19th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expelled one of their prime leaders, Jaswant Singh from the party on Wednesday for praising Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, in his new book called ... Read more...

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Book controversy not new for Jaswant Singh


August 19th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Senior leader Jaswant Singh has been expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his book praising Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, but this ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh expelled from BJP


August 19th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expelled senior leader Jaswant Singh from the primary membership of the party two days after the release of his book praising ... Read more...

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Jaswant’s book burnt by Congress leader


August 18th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's controversial book on Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah was consigned to flames by Uttar Pradesh Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader ... Read more...

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Jaswant’s views on Jinnah not ours, says BJP


August 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday disassociated itself from senior party leader Jaswant Singh's praise for Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, saying it "does not represent ... Read more...

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After creating stir, Jaswant is mum during Jinnah book launch


August 17th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After creating a storm by his praise of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Monday clammed up on the subject during ... Read more...

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RSS disapproves of Jaswant Singh’s views on Jinnah


August 17th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday expressed disapproval of the views of former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh on Pakistan's founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah.Reacting to Singh's ... Read more...

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Three killed in Iran copter crash


August 16th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Aug.16 (ANI): Three people were reported killed when an army training helicopter crashed on Sunday west of Tehran.Iran state television quoted the Governor of Iran's Shahriar Province, Mohammad Ali Erfan Manesh,as ... Read more...

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14 killed in Bangladesh bus accident


August 14th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 14 (DPA) At least 14 people were killed and several more wounded in a road accident Friday in Bangladesh's southeastern Feni district, the police said. A passenger bus plunged into a ... Read more...

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