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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and termed her best suited to becoming the next prime minister ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the next ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj would make a dashing prime minister: Bal Thackeray


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the ... Read more...

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BSP welcomes cabinet nod for reservation in job promotion


September 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the union cabinet's approval to a bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, to disrupt parliament


August 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After parliament was adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal scam, the BJP vowed not to let the house function until Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet on economic downturn (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Organising its act against Congress-led central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday organised a meeting of its chief ministers and state leaders to asses ... Read more...

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Leave BJP, Lalu tells Nitish


August 16th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to snap ties with the BJP if he really cared for secularism ... Read more...

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New NDA commandant takes over


August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ashok Singh took over as the new commandant of the tri-service National Defence Academy (NDA) Tuesday, an official said."Lt.Gen. Singh is an alumnus of ... Read more...

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Result satisfying, NDA intact: Jaswant Singh


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who lost the vice presidential race to incumbent Hamid Ansari Tuesday, said he was satisfied with the result which showed ... Read more...

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Voting to elect 14th vice president begins(Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Voting to elect the country's 14th vice president began here Tuesday with MPs from both houses of parliament exercising their franchise to choose between UPA's ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav rejects Advani’s prediction on 2014 polls


August 6th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who is also the convener of the NDA, Monday said he disagreed with veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Moily: Is Modi confident of regaining power in Gujarat?


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Naredra Modi's assertion that the NDA would come to power after the next Lok Sabha polls, union Minister for Corporate ... Read more...

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UPA a total failure: BJP


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday termed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) a "total failure", and compared it with the party-led National Democratic Alliance which "functioned ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president, officials announced Sunday, as the former finance minister comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to ... Read more...

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Pranab will be a wise president: Dikshit


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With his years of experience, Pranab Mukherjee will be "one of the wisest presidents", Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday."I think he will ... Read more...

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Could not leave farmers for vice presidential poll: Sharad Yadav


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday said he did not contest the vice presidential election because he did not want to leave the farmers."They ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh is NDA’s vice presidential candidate (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Divided over the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday "unanimously" named senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh as its candidate ... Read more...

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JD-U is with Jaswant Singh: Nitish


July 16th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was united on Jaswant Singh's candidature for the vice president's post."The NDA is ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh as NDA’s vice presidential candidate (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday named senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh as its candidate for the vice presidential poll, setting ... Read more...

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NDA names Jaswant as vice presidential candidate


July 16th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday named senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh as its candidate for the vice presidential poll, setting ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Saturday evening to discuss the Aug 7 vice presidential poll amid lack of consensus in the National ... Read more...

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BJP, allies will pitch vice presidential candidate (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After sharp divisions over the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies, including the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) appeared on the same page ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The commandant of Pune's National Defence Academy (NDA), which has been caught in a scandal involving the recruitment of civilians, was Wednesday shunted out by ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam


July 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Jitendra Singh, commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was ... Read more...

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BJP leader walks over to JD-U in Bihar


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Former Bihar legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Jha Tuesday joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks Trinamool support


June 28th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday again appealed to the Trinamool Congress to support his candidature for the country's top post.Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Congress-Trinamool rift decided our stand: Karat


June 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The widening rift between the Congress and Trinamool Congress made the CPI-M back Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential race, party general secretary Prakash Karat said ... Read more...

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Sangma not allowed to meet Jagan in jail


June 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma was Monday denied permission to meet YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Sangma drove to the jail ... Read more...

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NDA staffers arrested for recruitment scam


June 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) Two staffers of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and four civilians have been arrested in connection with a major recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI, an ... Read more...

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