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Was under pressure not to appoint Sonia PM: Kalam


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam says he was under pressure not to appoint Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as India's prime minister in 2004 and ... Read more...

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Pranab says he likes Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns!


May 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's cryptic comment about Rashtrapati Bhavan's extensive lawns and how he loves to walk has renewed speculation about the veteran leader's ... Read more...

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Gandhis out to lunch with former family physician


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Guests at the India International Centre's (IIC) Main Dining Hall were in for a surprise Thursday to find the entire Gandhi family - Sonia, ... Read more...

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PM has ‘no objection’ to making way for Rahul (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday he had a "job to do" but would have no objection to quitting if the Congress wants its ... Read more...

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Congress trying to make Sanjay Gandhi scapegoat for Emergency misdeeds: Advani


January 2nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday charged the Congress with trying to make the late Sanjay Gandhi a scapegoat for all the "misdeeds" ... Read more...

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Congress celebrates 126th foundation day


December 28th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Congress on Tuesday celebrated its 126th foundation day with its chief Sonia Gandhi unfurling the party flag at a function here.Top Congress leaders including Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP slams Congress for being unable to act on corrupt ministers


December 19th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday slammed Congress for being unable to act on its corrupt ministers.Reacting to the comments of the Congress President Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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India, Kenya to strengthen partnership


November 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has extended a $60 million Line of Credit to Kenya through its Export Import (Exim) bank to support the development of the power transmission sector, ... Read more...

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President, Prime Minister pay tribute to Pt. Nehru on his 121st birth anniversary


November 14th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): President Pratiba Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in paying rich tributes to the country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for Sonia Gandhi’s charm in silk sari


November 8th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's dark blue silk sari, dangling earrings and hairstyle at the prime minister's private dinner for the US first couple has impressed many, ... Read more...

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Emergency a sad period in Indian history: Kuldip Nayar (June 25 marks 35th anniversary of Emergency)


June 25th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Calling the Emergency a "sad period in India's history when we nearly lost independence", noted journalist and civil rights activist Kuldip Nayar says "the ... Read more...

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PMs’ AND THOSE PRESS CONFERENCES


May 20th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Dr. Manmohan Singh will address the first formal press conference of his second term as Prime Minister on May 24 here. The Prime ... Read more...

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‘This woman suckered us’, said Nixon of Indira Gandhi: Book


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) "She suckered us. Suckered us.....this woman suckered us." So said an enraged US president Richard Nixon of Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi after learning that war had ... Read more...

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I haven’t yet signed on to play Indira Gandhi: Madhuri Dikshit


November 21st, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) At the moment, Madhuri Dixit is more bothered about her son's upset tummy than playing Indira Gandhi. While the actress says the former prime ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit confirms she is not playing Mrs. Gandhi


November 21st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAt the moment Madhuri Dixit is more bothered with her son's upset tummy than playing Mrs. Gandhi.For the last two ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi loved simple things: Shahnaz Husain (Interview with images)


November 15th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A woman who liked simple things and was "in love with her country and grandchildren". That's how herbal beauty care queen Shahnaz Husain describes Indira ... Read more...

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Operation Bluestar did not go as planned: P.C. Alexander (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)


October 29th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Indira Gandhi decided to send the army to the Golden Temple in 1984 as a last resort and only after getting repeated assurances from ... Read more...

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The moment that scarred India (25 years after Mrs Gandhi’s assassination)


October 29th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Tarun Basu New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) It was a moment in time; it shook India and stunned the world. As prime minister Indira Gandhi walked briskly up to the picket ... Read more...

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Farm loan waiver scheme originated from Party too, not Rashtrapathi Bhavan only


July 28th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Congress party has maintained that the farm loan waiver scheme had received support from diverse quarters.Commenting on a remark by Secretary to the President ... Read more...

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Patil not behind farm loan waiver scheme: Congress


July 28th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Downplaying the claim that President Pratibha Patil was behind union government's ambitious farm loan waiver scheme, the Congress party has maintained that inputs for the scheme ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has all qualities of good PM: Manmohan Singh


May 2nd, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday reiterated that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has all the qualities to be a good prime minister and said he would ... Read more...

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N-deal will not impede post-poll tie-up, PM hopes


April 19th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday hoped the India-US nuclear deal will not be a hurdle to a post-poll tie-up between his Congress and the Left parties. "Well... I ... Read more...

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No regret on remarks for Advani: Manmohan Singh


April 19th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, April 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said he did not regret about his recent comments about senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, as it was the ... Read more...

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Sonia and I work well together: Manmohan Singh


April 1st, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has rejected suggestions that he is constrained by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, saying the fact that she has taken on the work of ... Read more...

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Did Bhabha accelerate China’s nuclear ambitions? (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) Did Homi Bhabha, father of the Indian atomic energy programme, make a mistake by showing off India's nuclear achievements to Chinese prime minister Zhou Enlai during his 1960 ... Read more...

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Did Bhabha trigger off China’s nuclear ambitions?


February 25th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) Did Homi Bhabha, father of Indian atomic energy programme, make a mistake by showing off India's nuclear achievements to Chinese prime minister Zhou Enlai during his visit to ... Read more...

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After Mumbai attack, former England cricketers recall 1984 tour


November 29th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) As English cricketers develop cold feet on returning to India for a Test series in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, former cricketers here recall the time ... Read more...

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England cricket divided over India Test series


November 29th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Mumbai terror attacks have divided the England cricket fraternity on whether the national team should return to India for the two-Test series next month. Even as both the ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia visit bomb blast sites, survivors in Ahmedabad


July 28th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 28 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Monday visited some of the sites that were affected by ... Read more...

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Manekshaw’s secret, Indira’s plans: a ‘71 mystery


July 1st, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 1 (IANS) Field Marshall Sam Manekshaw's death robs Indians of a vital source of information on one of recent Indian history's unresolved questions: did New Delhi have ... Read more...

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NCP will support Sonia or Rahul as PM: Praful Patel


April 12th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ready to back Congress party president Sonia Gandhi or her MP son Rahul Gandhi as prime minister after the 2009 general ... Read more...

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It’s Kadi Chawal for Manmohan and a Marwari-UP combo for Sonia!


April 7th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
By Smita Prakash New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, in his 1825 work, The Physiology of Taste, wrote, "Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are." ... Read more...

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