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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Parliament adjourned after Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday as soon as news came in of the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in a Chennai hospital.In ... 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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UPA coordination committee to meet in a few days


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coordination committee, formed following a stand-off with coalition partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) late last month, is expected to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM calls all-party meet on boundary row


July 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has convened an all-party meet here Thursday to discuss the inter-state boundary dispute with Assam.The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) ... Read more...

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No ultimatum to Congress, says NCP


July 25th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday said it had issued no ultimatum to the Congress and only wanted "better coordination" in the United Progressive ... Read more...

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Congress downplays rift with NCP


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday downplayed the rift with ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), saying such situations do arise in an alliance but can be solved through ... Read more...

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Pawar unlikely to attend PM’s dinner for president


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is unlikely to attend the farewell dinner for outgoing President Pratibha Patil being hosted ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress


July 21st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as strains in its relationship with the NCP remained unresolved and the Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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All are equal in union cabinet: Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) In an effort to pacify Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said that all ministers are equal in the ... Read more...

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PM praises Pawar, UPA row ebbs for now (Roundup)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The flare up in the UPA appeared to have settled down Friday evening after both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ally NCP made ... Read more...

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NCP and government mend fences, PM praises Pawar (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a sign that both sides were making that extra effort to smoothen relations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday reached out to NCP chief ... Read more...

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UPA allies unhappy with Congress: BJP


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress-led government was in difficulty as its allies were not happy with it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday.Responding to reports of ... Read more...

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No question of resignation: Praful Patel


July 20th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was unhappy but there was no question of resigning from the cabinet, Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel said Friday, ... Read more...

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Pawar, Patel skip cabinet meeting


July 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Amid speculation that he was miffed at being ignored for the number two position in the government, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar ... Read more...

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Pranab meets Bal Thackeray, thanks him for support


July 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee late Friday called on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his residence and thanked him for his ... Read more...

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Opposition heat on Chidambaram over ice cream remark (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Under fire for remarks allegedly mocking the urban middle class on rising prices, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he had made a "matter-of-fact" ... Read more...

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The politics of dogs - from Chandigarh to the northeast (Punjab Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Politics may hardly have anything to do with dogs. But the developments in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab, and in the northeast in recent days, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM urges coalition partners not to support Sangma


July 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has appealed to his coalition partners in the state to revisit their decision to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s UDP to support Sangma in presidential poll


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) The United Democratic Party, a part of Meghalaya's Congress-led coalition government, Monday decided to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma in the July ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma skips third event in 10 days to avoid media


June 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) For the third time in 10 days, Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma skipped an event Saturday, apparently to avoid media scrutiny ... Read more...

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Sangma fails to get Mamata’s support (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Tuesday sought support from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee but failed to get it.Sangma termed the meeting as "very ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds rescue operations during Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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‘Sangma’s resignation act of frustration’


June 21st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 21 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister and Congress leader Mukul Manda Sangma Thursday termed the resignation of presidential candidate and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma from his ... Read more...

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BJP backs Sangma for presidential election (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced its support to former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for the presidential election.The BJP said it would ... Read more...

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Text of Sangma’s resignation letter


June 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma Wednesday resigned from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Here is the text of his resignation letter."I hereby tender my ... Read more...

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