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BJP misleading nation with lies, says Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Under attack for alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, the Congress Wednesday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with "misleading the nation with a bunch ... Read more...

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Hooda government selling state to land mafia: INLD


August 30th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Opposition Indian National Lok Dal has accused the state government in Haryana of selling the state to the land mafia operating out of Gurgaon.The accusation came ... 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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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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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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Walk out of UPA over special package demand: Rajnath to Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Asking Trinamool Congress to withdraw support from the 'incompetent' UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said his party will support Mamata ... Read more...

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Goa chief minister to pen ‘hilarious, bestselling’ memoir (Goa Newsletter)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who single-handedly scripted the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) victory in the recently held Goa polls, may soon be 'scripting' yet another ... Read more...

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Four BSP bungalows in Lutyens Delhi have unauthorised constructions


May 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four government bungalows allotted to the Bahujan Samaj Party in the heart of the national capital have unauthorised constructions and party chief and former Uttar ... Read more...

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Mayawati warns against razing statues


April 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati Saturday warned the state government not to touch the statues ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh grocery shops, eateries on 3-day strike


April 9th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Eateries and grocery shops across Madhya Pradesh went on a three-day-long strike from Monday in protest against proposed Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act.The bandh call ... Read more...

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Ahead of Delhi civic polls, Gadkari attacks Congress


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress-led Delhi government, urging people to defeat the "corruption-riddled" ... Read more...

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BJP activists stop trains in Punjab, Haryana


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) Train services in parts of Punjab and Haryana were affected Tuesday as the Kisan Morcha farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked railway ... Read more...

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BJP to stop trains in eight states Tuesday


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Kisan Morcha farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will conduct a 'Rail Roko' agitation Tuesday in eight states of the country where foodgrain ... Read more...

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Goa should vote against dynastic rule: Gadkari


February 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 27 (IANS) Lashing out at dynastic rule, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday said the Gandhi family was now planning to initiate the children of ... Read more...

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Tough road ahead for Dhumal in election year (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) The induction of Khimi Ram into the Himachal Pradesh cabinet may increase the difficulties of the Prem Kumar Dhumal-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government that ... Read more...

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BJP’s ‘fight’ against illegal mining wilting in Goa’s poll heat (Goa Newsletter)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) In the face of blistering electoral heat, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "fight" against indiscriminate mining in Goa appears to have all but wilted.With an ... Read more...

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Three UP BJP leaders resign after elevation of Rajnath’s son


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The infighting within Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uttar Pradesh again came to the fore here Sunday, when three functionaries resigned from their positions to protest against ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party spokesman sacked


January 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) Barely a day after contradicting Samajawadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav, party spokesman Mohan Singh was Thursday removed from his post.Mulayam Singh named ... Read more...

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A protest against Team Anna goes unheeded


December 11th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) As thousands joined Anna Hazare's day-long fast at Jantar Mantar Sunday, a group protesting against his team and their version of the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Bihar Muslims divided over share in OBC quota


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 2 (IANS) Muslims in Bihar are divided over the central government's proposal to consider reservations for them within the 27 percent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs). While ... Read more...

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Trinamool shielding scamsters: BJP


November 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of "shielding the guilty" by continuing to support the Congress-led United Progressive ... Read more...

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Hinduism spreads in Ghana, reaches Togo


November 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 6 (IANS) From just two dozen people in the mid 1970s to 3,000 families now, Hinduism is spreading in Ghana and has also made its way into neighbouring ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh BJP removes MP from party post


November 4th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party unit in Madhya Pradesh removed Raghu Nandan Sharma from the post of state party vice president for terming Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Dieticians demand a dietetic council for India


October 28th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Dieticians from all across India have approached the health ministry for constituting a regulatory body for dieticians that will monitor the existing practices in the ... Read more...

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BJP to launch campaign against Mayawati


October 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) In its attempt to reach out to the masses in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the state 2012 assembly elections and exposing the alleged corruption in ... Read more...

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Mayawati suspends legislator


September 29th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday suspended legislator Jitendra Kumar Singh Babloo from the party for anti-party activities.Babloo is ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

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Code of conduct for Punjab real estate agents


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) Real estate agents in Punjab will now be governed by a code of conduct, a property developers' confederation said Saturday."Realty sector in Punjab state is all ... Read more...

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Called Khalistani if I seek more powers for states: Badal


August 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Fazilka (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Thursday that the central government dubs him a Khalistani, a separatist seeking an independent homeland for Sikhs, ... Read more...

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BJP seeks farmer-friendly land acquisition act


July 28th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) farmers' wing will stage a demonstration before parliament during the monsoon session to demand a "farmer-friendly" land acquisition law.The ... Read more...

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BJP to protest outside parliament for land bill


July 27th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kisan Morcha -- farmers' outfit -- Wednesday announced here that it will hold a protest outside parliament Aug 3 to ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi hails Dhaka’s anti-terror efforts, receives award (Third Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), on an official visit here, lauded Bangladesh's efforts to combat terrorism as she received on ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi receives award on behalf of Indira Gandhi


July 25th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Monday received on behalf of late prime minister Indira Gandhi the "Bangladesh Freedom Honour", ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of collective corruption


July 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Branding the BJP as the "Kaveri of corruption", the Congress party Monday accused Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and the BJP central leadership of ... Read more...

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Ruckus over union minister’s visit to Himachal


July 6th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amb (Himachal Pradesh), July 6 (IANS) Union Minister K.H. Muniyappa's trip to inaugurate a railway line in this town led to a ruckus Wednesday with the state's ruling Bharatiya ... Read more...

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