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ACB to probe graft allegations against Bhujbal


September 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday gave its consent to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to probe corruption charges against PWD Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaderChhagan ... Read more...

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Mumbai police clueless over suicide at MLA’s room


September 18th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Mumbai police are still clueless over the suspected suicide of a 27-year-old woman, whose body was found in an NCP legislator's room in Manora MLA Hostel ... Read more...

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ACB seeks nod to probe Bhujbal for Maharashtra Sadan irregularities


September 13th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department ... Read more...

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Action against defecting NCP legislators difficult: Meghalaya speaker


September 11th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Speaker Charles Pyngrope Monday hinted it would be difficult to take action against the 12 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislators who have joined the ... Read more...

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Cartoonist sent to judicial custody, government faces flak on issue (Roundup)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day in police custody for questioning after his arrest on sedition charges, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was Monday sent to judicial custody as ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Trivedi’s questioning cut short, sent to judicial custody (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his questioning ... Read more...

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‘Congress richest party, BJP next’


September 10th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress is the richest political party in India, followed by rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), reveals data collected by think-tanks Association for Democratic ... Read more...

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What’s in the name Hitler?


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Hitler, the name of a garment store in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat, had to be changed after its owners were hit by protests. But ... Read more...

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Banned wood found at former legislator’s house


September 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 4 (IANS) Three truckloads of banned red sanders wood worth Rs.3 crore have been seized from a former Manipur legislator's house, police said Tuesday.The logs from the forests ... Read more...

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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Defeated Goa poll candidate wants poll expenses back


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A defeated independent candidate who polled 625 votes in the March assembly polls has written to the Election Commission of India demanding his election expenses back.Trajano ... Read more...

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NCP seeks disqualification of Meghalaya rebels


August 30th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday sought the disqualification of its 12 legislators in Meghalaya who have joined the National People's Party (NPP)."The party has sent ... Read more...

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Congress rejects NCP’s pre-poll alliance in Meghalaya


August 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday rejected the Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) proposal for pre-poll alliance with the Congress for the next assembly elections in ... Read more...

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NCP moots alliance to take on Sangma’s NPP


August 28th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 28 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Tuesday proposed a grand alliance with Meghalaya's ruling Congress and other regional parties in the state to take on former ... Read more...

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NCP threatens to disqualify Meghalaya legislators


August 26th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 26 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sunday threatened to seek the disqualification of its 12 legislators in Meghalaya who have joined the National People's Party (NPP).In the ... Read more...

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Suspense over Virbhadra as Himachal Congress chief


August 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Suspense over appointment of former union minister Virbhadra Singh as the Congress chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh continued Friday with supporters saying that the ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar dissolves Meghalaya NCP unit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Friday dissolved the party's Meghalaya unit after his 12 legislators in the state joined the National People's Party (NPP), ... Read more...

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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Sangma’s political party gets new avatar


August 24th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Meghalaya's main opposition party Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is all set to merge with the Manipur-based National People's Party (NPP). Purno A Sangma, the defeated ... Read more...

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Congress mulling naming Virbhadra Himachal unit chief


August 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress' central leadership is contemplating appointing former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as new president of party's unit Himachal Pradesh to boost party's preparations for ... Read more...

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Sangma to lead National People’s Party


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 23 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma will float the National People's Party (NPP) here in Meghalaya Friday, an aide said Thursday."The NPP will be led by ... Read more...

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Speculation rife on Mumbai police commissioner’s transfer


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Speculations are rife that Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik might be transferred over mishandling Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan that killed two and injured ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Sonia, supporters


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh here Tuesday met his supporters in an apparent bid to exert pressure on the Congress top brass about his ... Read more...

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It’s raining political parties in hill state (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Elections are due in December and mainstream parties like the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Trinamool Congress are queuing up to test the political ... Read more...

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Congress leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain’s iftar


August 18th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Meira Kumar and some senior Congress leaders attended iftar hosted by BJP MP Shahnawaz Hussain Friday.Among those ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cabinet mourns Deshmukh, Kunte


August 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Thursday condoled the deaths of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Congress leader and former minister Prabhakar Kunte, an official ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread across ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to ‘warm-hearted’ Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Political leaders Tuesday expressed shock and grief at the demise of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and remembered him as an amiable, warm-hearted leader who ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh: Politician who could have been movie star (Obituary)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) In the early 1960s, a young and handsome student in Pune University harboured a secret ambition: to become a star in Bollywood. Over the years, ... Read more...

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One killed, 40 hurt in Dahi-Handi revelry in Maharashtra


August 10th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra erupted in a riot of colours and festivity to mark Janmasthami's popular Dahi-Handi celebrations here Friday.A Govinda fell to ... Read more...

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UPA coordination panel holds first meeting


August 9th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The newly set-up coordination committee of the UPA held its first meeting here Wednesday and discussed the drought situation in some states. Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister on the run as court cancels bail


August 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Minister of State for Transport Gulabrao Deokar of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is on the run after the Bombay High Court cancelled his bail ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

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