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Left, Right come together against FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a rare show of unity, Communist and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders came together here Thursday to denounce the decision to allow FDI in ... Read more...

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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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Intervene in government attack on CAG, BJP tells president (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks on the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Check government’s attack on CAG, BJP tells president


September 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday and asked him to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks ... Read more...

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BJP poses more questions to PM, Jaiswal over coal block allocations (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Stepping up its offensive over coal block allocations, the BJP Tuesday demanded a probe into allegations of conflict of interest against Congress leaders and ... Read more...

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BJP to continue protest, unlikely to oblige on promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Despite BSP supremo Mayawati's request to let parliament function for passing a bill on reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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Advantage Pranab as lawmakers vote to elect new president (Afternoon Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian lawmakers Thursday voted to elect a new president in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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BJP for vice presidential contest, to seek NDA nod (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will contest the Aug 7 vice presidential poll but failed to decide its candidate due to ... Read more...

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BJP for vice presidential contest, to seek NDA nod (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will contest the Aug 7 vice presidential poll but failed to decide its candidate due to ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Saturday evening to discuss the Aug 7 vice presidential poll amid lack of consensus in the National ... Read more...

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BJP to campaign for Sangma


June 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will campaign aggressively for presidential candidate P.A. Sangma across the country, party officials said Thursday after a meeting attended ... Read more...

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BJP organ hails Advani, flays others


June 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Coinciding with L.K. Advani's implicit attack on party president Nitin Gadkari, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticized some of its leaders but without ... Read more...

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CPI-M, BJP protest petrol price hike in Srinagar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday held separate protests in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital against the ... Read more...

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A BJP protest in Srinagar


May 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday proved a point when some 50 activists staged a protest here against the petrol price hike.The protesters, who gathered ... Read more...

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BJP wing to hold Kisan parliament in Delhi Saturday


May 11th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kisan Morcha will hold a two-day farmers' parliament Saturday and Sunday in New Delhi to discuss the issues faced by ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to ensure protection of minorities


May 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India Wednesday asked Pakistan to ensure the protection of the constitutional rights of minorities following reports that Hindus in the country had been allegedly ... Read more...

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Atrocities on Hindu women in Pakistan: BJP corners government


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government will make a statement on the alleged forcible conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan, Home Minister P. Chidambaram told the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Mulayam, Akhilesh get Z-plus security cover


April 12th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday decided to give the highest Z-plus category security cover to 10 people, including ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief ... Read more...

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Jaitley files defamation suit against Anshuman Mishra


March 26th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has filed a defamation suit against NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for alleging that Jaitley had sought favours ... Read more...

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Gadkari hits out at Anshuman Mishra, calls allegations baseless


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Joining other party leaders in slamming NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Sunday dismissed the allegations levelled by Mishra ... Read more...

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Anshuman Mishra’s allegations are baseless, says BJP


March 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Embarrassed over allegations against senior party leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi that he sought meetings with corporates involved in ... Read more...

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Dissent grows in BJP over Rajya Sabha nomination


March 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amid speculation that Anshuman Mishra may not contet for the Rajya Sabha, dissent continued Wednesday in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for failing to ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt over Rajya Sabha nomination (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The row in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Rajya Sabha nominations erupted Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination


March 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed ... Read more...

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Ayodhya case: Advani, others oppose CBI plea (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and his colleagues accused in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case have told the Supreme Court that ... Read more...

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Vajpayee, Modi among BJP’s star campaigners


January 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi are among the star campaigners for the Bharatiya Janata Party in ... Read more...

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Government embarrassed, bill for statutory status for Lokpal defeated


December 28th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the United Progressive Alliance, a combined opposition Tuesday defeated the government move to provide constitutional status for the newly ... Read more...

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BJP open to discussing FDI in multi-brand retail


December 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may review its opposition to the entry of foreign equity in multi-brand retail if its "apprehensions" are removed.Party vice-president ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharti’s deal with BCCI caused loss of Rs.3.39 crore: PAC


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati struck an erroneous agreement six years ago with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which led to ... Read more...

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FDI stand-off: Government firm, BJP says issue before panel


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) As the government again Friday ruled out a roll-back of its decision allowing foreign investment in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attacked it ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for taking parliament allowance


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) An RTI activist has put a couple of Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for having charged daily allowance for attending parliament on days when no ... Read more...

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FDI war: BJP refuses to budge, Congress backs government (Second Intro Roundup)


December 1st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The deadlock over allowing foreign equity in India's retail market deepened Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejected the government's plea for toning ... Read more...

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Joshi asks PAC members to apologise to CAG


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has asked panel members who made "wild allegations" against Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai ... Read more...

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