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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader and ... Read more...

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Make UP model for other states: Mulayam asks ministers


September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all Samajwadi Party (SP) ministers in Uttar Pradesh to read the party's pre-poll manifesto thoroughly, party chief Mulayam Singh Wednesday said the state government ... Read more...

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We have sown seeds of Third Front: SP (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the BJP to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it had sowed the seeds ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi urges parties to back quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday appealed to all parties to cooperate in passing in parliament a bill that provides for quotas in promotions for Dalits and ... Read more...

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SP, BSP MPs scuffle over promotion quota bill (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was marred for the 11th day Wednesday over the 'coalgate' saga, but it was an ugly clash between a BSP and ... Read more...

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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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Miffed Azam Khan offers to quit UP cabinet


July 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Miffed at his powers being curtailed, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sent a terse letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav offering to quit the ... Read more...

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After Pranab, Mamata grabs eyeballs at central hall (Sidelights)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was Pranab Mukherjee's day of course, but if there was any other person to grab attention at the swearing in ceremony in parliament's ... Read more...

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Mulayam tears ballot, Sangma team demands cancellation of vote (lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yaday, who had pledged support to ruling UPA's presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday almost voted for opposition candidate ... Read more...

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Mulayam almost voted for Sangma


July 19th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yaday, who had pledged his support to UPA presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday almost voted for opposition candidate ... Read more...

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls


July 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the ... Read more...

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Pranab receives warm welcome in Lucknow, meets Mulayam and Mayawati


July 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee received a tumultous welcome from Congressmen here Tuesday even as the state's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the opposition Bahujan ... Read more...

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Left intellectual questions call for consensus on Pranab


June 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Questioning the Congress' clarion call seeking support for its presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, leading Left intellectual Ashok Mitra Wednesday took potshots at the finance minister, ... Read more...

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Trinamool accuses Pranab of trying to break party (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday accused union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee of trying to break the party after the United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate called Trinamool ... Read more...

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Pranab most suitable for president’s post: Trinamool MP


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Calling union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee the most suitable person for the president's post, Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Wednesday urged West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Graft eroding public trust in politicians: Mamata


June 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Blaming underhand deals for the people's diminishing trust in politicians, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said that she is deeply hurt by A.P.J. ... Read more...

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Raisina Hill race: Trinamool may tap NDA for support


June 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Monday said there were "high chances" of the Trinamool reaching out to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to garner ... Read more...

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Mamata logs on to Facebook to canvass for Kalam


June 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi congratulates Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Former Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress's member of parliament (MP) Dinesh Trivedi Friday congratulated union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for being nominated as the presidential ... Read more...

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Support grows for Pranab’s candidature (Roundup)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) No sooner had the United Progressive Alliance, minus the Trinamool Congress, endorsed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as its candidate for the president's post, support ... Read more...

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Trinamool calls Mulayam a ‘traitor’, hopes for consensus on Kalam


June 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Terming Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav a "traitor" after his party's about-turn in extending support to union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party does a somersault, backs Pranab (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In less than 48 hours, the Samajwadi Party Friday did a U-turn on its support to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the country's president, ... Read more...

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Advani compares 2012 presidential poll to 1969


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what ... Read more...

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‘No rift between Samajwadi Party and Trinamool’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Scotching speculation of a rift between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Trinamool Congress, SP general secretary Kiranmoy Nanda Friday said both the parties ... Read more...

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Will continue to prop UPA from outside: SP


June 15th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Stating that it was not in favour of mid-term polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Friday said it was not joining the government but would ... Read more...

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Will not attend UPA meet Friday: Mamata


June 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said Thursday she will not attend Friday's UPA meeting on deciding a presidential candidate."I am not here (tomorrow ... Read more...

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Will support UPA candidate: Pawar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Thursday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and said he would back the presidential candidate nominated by the ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court ex-judge commits suicide (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Former Allahabad High Court judge M.A. Khan committed suicide early Thursday by jumping from his fourth-floor flat in the posh Gomtinagar area of Lucknow.Police said ... Read more...

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UPA playing checkmate game on presidential choice: BJP


June 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the Congress and its allies are playing "a game of checkmate" with the presidential elections and everything ... Read more...

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BJP wants Congress to react, NDA meet unlikely before Saturday (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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NDA decision unlikely before Saturday, cards close to chest


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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Mamata meets PM


June 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday evening, a short while after she and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam ... Read more...

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Sonia wants rubber stamp president: Swamy


June 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Thursday accused Congress president Sonia Gandhi of wanting "a rubber stamp as the next president" and said A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ... Read more...

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Allies join opposition in condemning petrol price hike (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress-led central government Wednesday came under fierce attack from the opposition and its own constituents over the sharpest petrol price hike ever of ... Read more...

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