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Congress downplays Mulayam, Badal’s invitations to Mamata


March 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Ruling out any possibility of grouping of anti-Congress, anti-BJP chief ministers, Congress Saturday tried to downplay the invitations extended by Samajwadi Party and Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Post UP, Bengal Congress softens stand on Trinamool


March 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) After its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress appears to be softening its stand towards ally Trinamool Congress. This is already evident ... Read more...

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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

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US, India natural allies against terror financing: US official


July 28th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The US and India are natural allies in the fight against illicit finance used to fund terror activities, said a US official here Wednesday."Put at ... Read more...

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Stephen Solarz was a ‘true friend of India’: Indian envoy


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar has expressed deep grief at the passing away of former Congressman Stephen J Solarz, a "true friend of India" who "was ahead of the ... Read more...

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US should identify 26/11 perpetrators: Sushma to Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Terming India and the US "natural allies", senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday told President Barack Obama that the people of India will ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Stalled US-India ties require ‘bold leap forward’: Experts


October 21st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India in the first week of November, a new report has acknowledged fears of many prominent Indians and Americans ... Read more...

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Congress to talk to Soren on Jharkhand government formation


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it would talk to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren and seek his support for government formation in Jharkhand that seemed headed ... Read more...

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Jharkhand vote count Wednesday, most parties sure of victory


December 21st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 21 (IANS) Votes polled in the five-phased Jharkhand assembly elections Nov 25-Dec 18 will be counted Wednesday but that hasn't stopped the major political parties from claiming that they ... Read more...

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Congress terms JMM, RJD ‘natural allies’


December 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Congress described the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) as "natural allies" as the fifth phase of assembly polls concluded Friday. Congress has fought ... Read more...

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Alliance with CPM in Silguri Council is a local issue: Congress


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 2 (ANI): Congress Working Committee Member, Keshav Rao on Friday said that the alliance between the Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) in Silguri Municipal Council is ... Read more...

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Senators welcome Indian envoy on Capitol Hill (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) About two dozen leading senators cutting across the political divide rubbed shoulders with leading Indian Americans from across the US to welcome Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar ... Read more...

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US lawmakers warming up to rising India


July 29th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) Reflecting the growing importance of India-US ties, some two dozen senators across the political divide rubbed shoulders with Indian Americans from across the US to welcome ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi mulling two IPLs in a year


May 23rd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) After the success of Indian Premier League (IPL) on foreign soil, chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi is now planning to host two Twenty20 leagues in a year. Modi said ... Read more...

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Why Dalits slammed Mayawati’s Sarv-jan Formula?


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
By SR Darapuri, CNSKanshi Ram and Mayawati started their politics with “Tilak, Traju aur Talwar- inko maro jute char” (beat the Brahmins, Banias and Thakurs with shoes) and “Vote hamara raj tumhara ... Read more...

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Congress to start seat sharing talks after February 26


February 22nd, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 22 (ANI): The Congress will begin the seat sharing talks with allies for the upcoming General Elections after February 26 at the end of 14th Lok Sabha term. ... Read more...

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Left a natural ally, says Lalu


February 21st, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Saturday described the Left as a "permanent friend" and that his Rashtraiya Janata Dal (RJD) may contest elections in alliance with the communists. "They ... Read more...

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Obama keen to talk to Manmohan Singh; calls India natural ally (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) With President Barack Obama seeing US and India as "natural allies", he is now looking forward to speak to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as soon as he gets ... Read more...

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US keen to deepen ties with natural ally India: Obama


January 29th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama looks at United States and India as "natural allies" and is keen to strengthen and deepen their ties built over the years."Without getting into a ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack would impact US economy: Indian American Senator


November 27th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) An Indian-American senator Thursday said the terrorist attack on Mumbai that began Wednesday and left at least 101 dead and 250 others injured would have an adverse ... Read more...

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Little time for US Congress to approve 123 agreement: former US envoy


September 12th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Former US ambassador Frank Wisner said Friday that there was very little time to get the bilateral India-US agreement on civil nuclear cooperation through the US Congress.“I ... Read more...

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India, US need to tackle hard questions together: Wisner


September 12th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.12 (ANI): Though Indo-US bilateral relations have come a long way in the last decade, there are many underlying issues that the two countries need to tackle together, said ... Read more...

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India-US relations on upward trajectory: Strobe Talbott


July 8th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) A former senior US diplomat says the India-US relationship is on an upward trajectory but the next president must translate into concerted action all the talk ... Read more...

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Dalit meet in US demands private sector quota


July 5th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 5 (IANS) Seeking affirmative action for marginalised Dalits and minorities in India, an international meet in the US has made a strong demand for reservation in the private ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil invites Mexican investors


April 18th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinMexico City, Apr 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil, on her visit to Mexico, has said that Indian investments into Mexico have been growing steadily and that now India ... Read more...

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India and Africa are natural allies: Mukherjee


March 21st, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Describing India and Africa as "natural allies", External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday stressed closer ties not just economically, but also politically to jointly meet international challenges ... Read more...

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India, Africa are natural allies, says Pranab Mukherjee


March 21st, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India and Africa are natural allies saying that India is looking forward to a comprehensive engagement with ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to open India-Africa Hydrocarbon Conference


November 14th, 2007 - 8:32 am ICT by admin
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Qatar assures to consider supplying additional LNG to India


November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin
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