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BJP’s charges on coal blocks are false: Coal minister


September 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Tuesday termed the BJP's allegation of irregularities in coal blocks allocation as "false" and a "face saving measure".Jaiswal said the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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NDA allocated coal block arbitrarily, says Sibal


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said here Wednesday that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government had arbitrarily allocated coal blocks during 1998-2003."There were no investigations ... Read more...

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Advani urges Pranab for simultaneous polls, fixed legislture terms


August 12th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday called upon President Pranab Mukherjee to take the initiative for bringing the country out of "perpetual election mode" and ... 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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Advani’s blog musings demoralising, says Thackeray


August 7th, 2012 - 12:15 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 the musings ... Read more...

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Prime minister an overrated economist: BJP


July 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Friday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling him an "overrated economist" and an "underrated politician".Reacting after the prime ... Read more...

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Nobody has right to give fatwa on secularism: BJP


June 20th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launching a disguised attack on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Hazare is surrounded by anti-national elements: Narayanasamy


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Hitting out at Team Anna members for their allegations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the allocation of coal blocks, Minister of State in the ... Read more...

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BJP blames ‘government mismanagement’ for economic rating cut


April 25th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) lowering its outlook on India to negative from stable, the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday ... Read more...

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Azam refuses to call ceasefire with Bukhari


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav flew to New Delhi Monday where he is likely to meet an upset Imam Bukhari of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll’s scrapping landmark decision: Advani


April 1st, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Terming the Election Commission's move to scrap the Rajya Sabha election in Jharkhand a "landmark" decision, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday ... Read more...

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BJP charges against PM, Chidambaram politically motivated: Congress


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Congress Friday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of levelling allegations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the ... Read more...

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Court blames implementation, not government: Sibal (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Seeking to put a brave face, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday said the Supreme Court order on telecom licences did not indict Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Government will study SC order, implications: Pranab (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government reacted cautiously to Thursday's Supreme Court verdict canceling 122 telecom licences issued during jailed former communications minister A ... Read more...

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Jaitley snubs Congress on FDI


December 12th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Taking on the Congress-led government on the issue of FDI, Arun Jaitley of the BJP Monday said the Congress was itself opposed to the ... Read more...

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‘Nitish is about governance, Lalu about realpolitik’


December 7th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The two brand icons of Bihar are two unlikely leaders. While Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is a hands-on man, his political rival Lalu Prasad is ... Read more...

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Omar supports FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has come out in open support of Foreign Direct Investment in retail and tried to allay fears on this ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel scrip falls after CBI raids


November 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Shares of telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday fell 4.43 percent in morning trade at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) following raids at its office by ... Read more...

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2G: Raids at Airtel, Vodafone offices after CBI files new case (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday conducted raids in Delhi and Mumbai at offices of three private cellular companies and the houses of ... Read more...

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Expected PM to act on black money: Advani


October 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday said he expected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on black money stashed abroad, but the issue ... Read more...

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Sushma comment sparks slugfest between Mehbooba, Omar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) It's an unseemly war of words caught in a tangle of denials and accusations. And at the centre are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad gives compensation to victims of police firing


September 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Monday met victims of police firing in Bihar's Araria district in which four people were killed and nine injured nearly ... Read more...

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UPA trying to curb voices against graft, says Joshi (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charging the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government with trying to "curb the voices of anti-corruption protesters", Bharatiya Janata Party MP Murli Manohar Joshi alleged the ... Read more...

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Government concealed facts on CWG: Jaitley (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Accusing Sports Minister Ajay Maken of keeping facts from parliament, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday said his statement conceals ... Read more...

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Government concealed facts in CWG: Jaitley


August 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken's statement on the Commonwealth Games (CWG) reveals little but conceals much more, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said ... Read more...

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Crucial dates on Kalmadi’s appointment escaped CAG’s gaze: Congress


August 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Raising questions over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on alleged irregularities in Commonwealth Games projects, the Congress said crucial dates relating to ... Read more...

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Sack Dikshit if she does not quit: BJP (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said that Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit should be sacked if she does not resign after her ... Read more...

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Maken welcomes CAG report, says guilty won’t be spared


August 5th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Friday welcomed the report prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on the financial irregularities in the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Maken’s comment on Kalmadi misleading, says BJP


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed as "misleading" Sports Minister Ajay Maken's claim that the National Democratic Alliance government had picked Suresh Kalmadi ... Read more...

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‘Vajpayee was telecom minister when migration policy was cleared’


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A former telecom secretary during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime told the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum allocation Tuesday that then ... Read more...

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Government blames NDA for Kalmadi’s appointment


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Amid questions about the role of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in allowing tainted Suresh Kalmadi to capture the reins of the Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Almost no relationship with BJP: Arun Shourie


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a sign of disillusionment with the party he represented as its intellectual face for many years, Arun Shourie, a former minister in the ... Read more...

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Gadkari invites British, EU investments in BJP-ruled states


July 20th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has invited British and European Union investments in the BJP-ruled states in India in the field of green technologies ... Read more...

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JPC examining NDA’s 1999 telecom policy, summons Sorabjee (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G licences by jailed former communications minister A. Raja is now digging ... Read more...

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NDA’s 1999 telecom policy under JPC scanner


May 18th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G licences by jailed IT and communication minister A. Raja is now ... Read more...

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