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BJP to carry out ‘PM resign’ agitation


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced "prime minister resign" agitation from Sep 17 to press its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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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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SP plans Third Front, Congress says Delhi far away (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Mocking the Samajwadi Party's (SP) plans of forging a Third Front before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader and HRD minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Borders under threat in UPA rule, says Mulayam


September 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance on security issue, former defence minister Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday alleged that the country's borders from Punjab in the ... 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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We’ve sown seeds for Third Front: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it has ... Read more...

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SP must be key to next government in Delhi: Mulayam


September 12th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday said he was determined to ensure that no government takes office in New Delhi next without his ... Read more...

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Joshi’s posters surfaces in Shimla too


July 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Posters in support of former BJP general secretary Sanjay Joshi, the bete noire of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, surfaced in this Himachal Pradesh capital ... Read more...

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(VM) Joshi fears for his life, writes to Chidambaram (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, known as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, Monday said he feared for his life ... Read more...

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Joshi fears for his life, writes to Chidambaram


July 9th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, known as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, says he fears for his life and ... Read more...

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BJP leaders court arrest over price rise


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Concluding their nationwide agitation against price rise, several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Friday courted arrest in various parts of the country.While party president ... Read more...

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Don’t put up posters attacking BJP: Sanjay Joshi


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi Sunday appealed against putting up posters with his pictures and attacking BJP leaders as this would ... Read more...

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Modi trying to divert attention from BJP rift: Congress


June 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Congress's fortunes were declining, the party Monday dismissed the attack as a tactic to divert ... Read more...

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Joshi vs Modi: no clear winner in tangled BJP web (Comment)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seven years after Sanjay Joshi had to distance himself from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the surfacing of a sleazy CD involving him, this low-key apparatchik of the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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BJP bows to Modi, Joshi quits party (Roundup)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, resigned from the party Friday, exposing simmering divisions ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi, Modi’s foe, quits BJP (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Friday resigned from the party, exposing divisions ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi quits BJP (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party."He has sent his resignation to (BJP president) Nitin Gadkari," said a party ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi quits BJP


June 8th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party, party sources said Friday.The move comes after Joshi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit


June 5th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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Modi meets Advani, Vajpayee


June 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With divisions evident among the top ranks of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met senior party leader L. K. Advani ... Read more...

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Finally, Advani-Gadkari feud out in the open (Third Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The simmering feud in the BJP between Nitin Gadkari and L.K. Advani erupted in the open Thursday when Advani launched an implicit attack on ... Read more...

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Advani shocker: People upset with BJP too (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA government ... Read more...

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Modi rule akin to Emergency: Suresh Mehta


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 30 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta Wednesday said the Narendra Modi regime was akin to the Emergency rule of 1975-77."Even if we are unsure that ... Read more...

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Will Modi be BJP’s prime ministerial candidate?


May 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi appears to have emerged as a front-runner in the faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as its prime ministerial candidate.Although ... Read more...

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BJP: A divided house despite patch-up moves


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It is now out in the open that not all within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are happy with their president Nitin Gadkari getting ... Read more...

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BJP trying to woo Trinamool Congress back to NDA?


May 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari called for expanding the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the party Friday lavished praise on Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Congress says BJP is divided


May 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday, saying it looked a splintered group."Looked from a distance, the BJP presents the spectacle of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to attend BJP meet in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Another patch up is on the cards for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stating Friday that he would ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as Congress’ alternative, tries to smooth rifts (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With two years to the 2014 general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the Congress, and said ... Read more...

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BJP amends constitution to extend Gadkari’s term (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday passed an amendment to its constitution which will now enable party president Nitin Gadkari's term to be extended by ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike fuels protests, opposition ire (Roundup)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Street protests rocked parts of India against a sharp hike in petrol prices that the opposition denounced as an assault on the common man.Both ... Read more...

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Modi wins, Joshi quits, BJP downplays conflict (Fourth Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) BJP's star chief minister, Narendra Modi of Gujarat, arrived here Thursday to a grand welcome to attend the national executive meet, with his bete noire ... Read more...

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BJP resolution against Kashmir interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday passed a resolution against the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' report, saying that it was against Kashmir's integration with India.The resolution, ... Read more...

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