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Cash rich PSUs to invest in projects to spur growth


September 11th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The government is working on a mechanism under which nine major public sector undertakings (PSUs) having large cash reserves would start investing in infrastructure ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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Mexican’s Senate candidacy axed for anti-women statement


March 19th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's main opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, said it has withdrawn lawmaker Francisco Moreno Merino's candidacy for the Senate due to his recent comment ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of Saarc business chamber


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday assumed presidency of the business chamber of the eight-member South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) after a gap of 12 years and ... Read more...

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Cameroon reduce Eto’o 15-match suspension to 8 months


January 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon) Jan 8 (IANS) Cameroon's football federation (Fecafoot) has reduced the 15-match suspension on captain Samuel Eto'o to eight-months and that of midfielder Enoh Eyong from two matches to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu better placed to push forward reforms: Jayalalithaa


September 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday said the state is better positioned now to push the reform process forward and she is confident that the ... Read more...

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Discuss land acquisition problems with us: Bengal minister


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Notwithstanding the West Bengal government's announcement that it will not involve itself in land acquisition for setting up private projects, Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday urged ... Read more...

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Britannia to invest over Rs.200 crore this fiscal (Lead, superseding earlier story)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Food products maker Britannia Industries Ltd is planning a total investment of more than Rs.200 crore this fiscal, including on setting up two new plants in ... Read more...

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Britannia to invest over Rs.200 crore in new plants


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Food products maker Britannia Industries Ltd is planning a total investment of more than Rs.200 crore this fiscal for setting up two plants in Orissa and ... Read more...

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FICCI offers partnering Bengal in textiles, food processing


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) A delegation from industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Saturday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and proposed ... Read more...

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Bengal aims for 14 percent growth rate: Minister


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Saturday said the state government was aiming at an economic growth rate of 14 percent this fiscal."We are aiming ... Read more...

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Government, Hindu groups clash over Amarnath yatra


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government and Hindu groups seem to be heading for a clash once again over the Amarnath yatra. While the annual pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Advani pulls up Congress Govt. for failing to bring back ‘black money’


January 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday lashed out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for failing to ... Read more...

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BJP slams UPA Govt., alleges Bofors scam reached Gandhi’s doorstep


January 9th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came down heavily on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre on the second day of their national executive ... Read more...

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BJP to go ahead with flag hoisting in Srinagar


January 6th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will go ahead with its plans to hoist the Indian tricolour at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day despite ... Read more...

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BJP resurrects Bofors scandal to gun for Bhardwaj


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 23 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday wheeled in the Bofors gun acquisition scandal to attack Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj for mounting criticism of the party's government ... Read more...

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Ajmer blast case: RSS leaders meet to discuss charges on Indresh Kumar


October 29th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jalgaon, Oct 29 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is holding a three-day national executive committee meeting in Maharashtra's Jalgaon city to discuss its strategy to counter the charges against Indresh ... Read more...

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Will protect industry in aftermath of report on Telangana: Rosaiah


October 21st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Thursday assured the industry that the government would protect its interests after the Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee submits its report on ... Read more...

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Bharti Walmart to open 40 retail stores by December


September 14th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Bharti Walmart plans to open 40 more retail and three cash-and-carry wholesale stores by December, the company said Tuesday. Rajan Bharti Mittal, vice chairman of Bharti Enterprises, told ... Read more...

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Rosaiah assures protection to industry as Telengana hots up


September 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) With the Telangana issue hotting up again, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday assured full protection to the industry. Addressing the captains of Indian industry, Rosaiah ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi blames Congress for development of Maoist ideology


June 13th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that the Maoist ideology developed in the country due to the bad economic policies of the Congress led governments. ... Read more...

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Gadkari praises BJP state governments’ good governance


June 12th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Saturday congratulated the governments of the party-ruled states for good governance, noting a leading TV channel had included three ... Read more...

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BJP to support UPA for any move against Maoists, says Gadkari


June 12th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari here on Saturday assured the United Progressive Alliance Government of his party's full support for any move that it decides to ... Read more...

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BJP national executive meet begins today


June 12th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 12 (ANI): The two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive committee will begin here today.Besides party president Nitin Gadkari, senior leaders including Lal Krishna Advani, ... Read more...

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National Executive Committee of Samajwadi Party meets in Kolkata


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata (West Bengal), May 22 (ANI): The National Executive Committee of the Samajwadi Party met in Kolkata on Friday to chart out the party's strategy for assembly polls in some states during ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party holds national executive in Kolkata eyeing assembly polls


May 21st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 21 (ANI): Samajwadi Party's National Executive Committee held its meeting in Kolkata on Friday to chart out the party's strategy for the upcoming assembly polls to some states scheduled during ... Read more...

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RSS denies its involvement in Ajmer blast


May 1st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday ruled out involvement of any of its cadre in Ajmer bomb blast.Madhav's reaction came a day after Rajasthan ... Read more...

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BJP office bearers’ meet postponed to April 8


March 25th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari will meet the new party office bearers April 8 to chalk out the strategy for the campaign against rising ... Read more...

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New BJP office bearers to meet April 2


March 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari will meet his new office bearers on April 2 to chalk out the strategy for the party's campaign against ... Read more...

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West Bengal to meet goods and services tax deadline


December 11th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front government is determined to meet the April 1, 2010, deadline to enforce the goods and services tax (GST) in the state, Finance Minister Asim ... Read more...

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Parreira returns to coach South Africa for World Cup


October 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg/Rio de Janeiro, Oct 24 (DPA) Eighteen months after he quit, Brazilian Carlos Parreira returned as coach to South Africa's national football team Friday, replacing his compatriot Joel Santana, who was dismissed ... Read more...

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Include real estate in new tax regime: Finance Commission


October 12th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) The 13th Finance Commission, which deals with the sharing of taxes between the central and state governments, sought to bring the burgeoning real estate under the proposed Goods ... Read more...

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RSS’s Ram Madhav rules out working on BJP succession plan


August 29th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): National Executive Committee member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Ram Madhav on Saturday ruled out any succession plan for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) being ... 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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BJP refuses to comment on Sinha’s criticism


July 26th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday declined to comment on former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha's recent criticism of the party's defeat in the recent elections.Party ... Read more...

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