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DUSU polls end, results on Saturday (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The electoral fate of 38 candidates contesting the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections were sealed Friday as the polling ended peacefully. Results will ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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JNU goes to students’ union polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections will take place here Friday with around 30 candidates fighting for the posts of president, vice-president, ... Read more...

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Delhi University all set for polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The elections for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will take place Friday with a total of 38 contestants for the posts of president, ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘decoded’ in book


September 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Does Rahul Gandhi have an overarching political and economic vision? asked panelists at a book release function here Wednesday while debating the strategy and ... Read more...

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Tighten security for DU polls, says Delhi BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Apprehensive of violence in Delhi University during the upcoming university elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday "appealed" to Delhi Police to depute more ... Read more...

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SFI wins Himachal university polls


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) Thursday again swept the students central association polls in the Himachal Pradesh University here, winning all the seats with a ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Himachal varsity, students miss classes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 students of the Himachal Pradesh University had to miss their classes Monday owing to a day- long strike called by various student outfits over ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul Gandhi to UPA government: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi agreeing to take a more proactive role, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he would welcome him in ... Read more...

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Team Anna creating controversy by naming NSUI: Congress


July 25th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With Team Anna claiming that members of Congress's students wing created a ruckus at the venue of their indefinite fast, the Congress Wednesday hit ... Read more...

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Rahul will need to deliver - and fast (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
For a political party bruised by corruption scandals, charges of poor governance and electoral defeats, Rahul Gandhi will have to be a miracle man to help restore the health of ... Read more...

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Rahul could play a role both in party and government, says Congress


July 21st, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With Rahul Gandhi having agreed to take a more proactive role, the Congress Friday suggested that the role could be both in the party ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi: M.Phil from Cambridge, MP since 2004


July 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 from the Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.He was appointed general secretary of the party in 2007 ... Read more...

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Clamour grows for larger role in Congress for Rahul (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Voices are rising within the Congress for a larger role to Rahul Gandhi with senior leader Digvijay Singh Monday urging him to move to ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul to assume bigger role, says Digvijay


July 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In an indication that Rahul Gandhi could assume a bigger role in the party by September in preparation for 2014 general elections, Congress leader ... Read more...

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12-hour shutdown cripples life in Tripura


July 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown Friday called by the youth and student wings of the Congress party to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering entrance examinations has ... Read more...

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Congress’ youth, students wings call strike in Tripura


July 11th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) The main opposition Congress party's youth and students wings have called a 12-hour shutdown in Tripura Friday to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering examinations ... Read more...

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Rahul to review Himachal Congress July 2


July 1st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Ahead of the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections early 2013, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will review the party's preparedness with state leaders July 2-3 ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Gurgaon students hold demonstrations for Dana Sangma


May 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI), along with students from various faculties at the Amity University campus here, demonstrated Tuesday against the university administration and ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Maharashtra, Amethi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) In his first major political engagements outside the national capital after the recent assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Maharashtra this ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit drought-hit areas in Maharashtra


April 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday on a two-day visit to Maharashtra during which he will visit some drought-hit regions, a party office ... Read more...

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Two UP Congress leaders hitch onto Samajwadi Party bicycle (News Analysis)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Notwithstanding the bonhomie evident at the recent meeting between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ties between the state's ruling ... Read more...

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Himachal Youth Congress re-poll April 19


April 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Re-polling will be held April 19 to elect the president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC) after the election of Union Minister Virbhadra Singh's ... Read more...

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Student unions march against fee hikes, fake admissions


March 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi chapter of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) and the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Wednesday organized a protest march opposing fee ... Read more...

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Girl dies after drinking soft drink in college canteen


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The president of a students' union died Thursday apparently due to food poisoning after she had a cold drink from her college canteen, police said.Kanika ... Read more...

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Russians, Israelis have ‘occupied’ Goa’s coastal villages: Congress


February 21st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) Russians and Israelis have 'occupied' certain coastal villages in Goa and the trend needs to be resisted, Congress Rajya Sabha member Shantaram Naik said Tuesday."Russians and ... Read more...

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Virbhadra’s son’s election to Youth Congress set aside


January 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) In a setback for union minister and former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, the election of his son as president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Congress candidates for Uttar Pradesh polls


December 7th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is arriving here Saturday to meet the recently selected 213 party nominees for the forthcoming assembly elections to the 403-member ... Read more...

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CPI-M student wings sweep Tripura college polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Tribal Students Union (TSU), both students' associations of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), have swept the ... Read more...

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Rahul to open mega Youth Congress show in Delhi (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a national level convention of the newly-elected office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) here Monday. ... Read more...

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Rahul to inaugurate Youth Congress show in Delhi


November 26th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a national level convention of the newly-elected office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) - the first such gathering ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi can deliver the goods: Oommen Chandy


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Describing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi as a " a very good leader who can deliver the goods", Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said ... Read more...

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15 injured in clashes ahead of Tripura colleges polls


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) Tension has gripped the colleges in Tripura after 15 students were injured in clashes between various groups following the announcement of students' council polls slated to ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets party lawmakers from Delhi


November 17th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Indicative of his growing role in the party affairs, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday had an "informal meeting" with party legislators and MPs ... Read more...

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