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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP


September 19th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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Canada to fast-track nuclear deal with India (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Underlining that it did not have any proliferation concerns from India, Canada Wednesday said it hoped to complete the remaining procedures to implement the bilateral ... Read more...

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India, Canada to fast-track nuclear deal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India and Canada -- an energy giant and member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group -- Wednesday decided to fast-track the remaining procedures to implement their ... Read more...

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India, Canada to energise ties, fast-track nuclear deal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Canada will Wednesday hold talks to fast-track the implementation of their civil nuclear deal and look for ways to scale up their cooperation ... Read more...

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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla (Lead, correcting para eight)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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India revives NAM tune amid Iranian PR hoopla


September 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The 16th NAM summit in Tehran last week was touted as a diplomatic coup by a sanctions-hit Iran to fight back its international isolation. ... Read more...

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Ties with major powers to help India tackle China: Saran (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's burgeoning ties with major powers like the US and Russia hold the key to how effectively New Delhi manages the "China challenge" in the ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice breaks into all-male US golf club


August 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, a key architect of the landmark India-US civil nuclear deal, has broken into one of America's staunchest boys' ... Read more...

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Aggressive Sonia spurs Congress, forces Advani to retract (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani went on the back foot in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when an aggressive Congress president Sonia Gandhi spurred her MPs ... Read more...

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Agitated Sonia takes on Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a rare show of strong emotion inside parliament, Congress president Sonia Gandhi was visibly agitated Wednesday over BJP leader L.K. Advani's remarks questioning ... Read more...

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After India’s blackout, US experts suggest energy sector reforms


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) As power was getting restored in India after one of its worst blackouts in history, US energy experts called for reforms in India's energy sector ... Read more...

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Perceptions differ on n-law, Iran sanctions


June 15th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Perceptions seem to differ somewhat on two key takeaways related to the just concluded India-US strategic dialogue here - a breakthrough agreement on the nuclear ... Read more...

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Breakthrough on n-deal boosts India-US ties


June 14th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) With the looming shadow of Iran oil sanctions removed, India and the United States made substantial progress at their third strategic dialogue, including a breakthrough on ... Read more...

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Westinghouse signs preliminary deal for India nuke plant


June 14th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) US-based power firm Westinghouse Electric Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. aimed at the future construction of ... Read more...

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India, US to hold strategic dialogue, Iran high on agenda


June 8th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India and the US will hold their third strategic dialogue June 13 that will see the two countries expand their cooperation across the spectrum, ... Read more...

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Clinton meets PM


May 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his 7, Race Course Road residence here Monday evening.Clinton, who reached here ... Read more...

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Clinton’s visit: India, US to discuss Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to discuss a host of global issues, including Afghanistan and Iran, and the progress in implementing their bilateral ... Read more...

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Clinton’s India visit: Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal on agenda


May 4th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Afghanistan, Iran and progress in the nuclear deal are among the key issues that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to discuss ... Read more...

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India, Japan to resume n-deal talks, launch maritime dialogue (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ending the post-Fukushima lull, India and Japan Monday decided to resume their civil nuclear deal negotiations and initiated key steps, including the launch of two ... Read more...

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India and Japan to resume n-deal talks


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ending the post-Fukushima lull, India and Japan Monday decided to resume negotiations on their civil nuclear deal and launched two separate dialogues in the domains ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold economic dialogue, discuss n-deal (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning multi-faceted ties and ... Read more...

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CPI-M limits three terms to its leaders


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) The CPI-M has decided to limit the term of its leadership to three terms, but this is not linked to squabbles within, general secretary ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb skips CPI-M meet


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is staying away from the 20th congress of the CPI-M starting Wednesday at Kozhikode in Kerala.Sources ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel wants US to apologise for airstrike


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday recommended to the Pakistani government to seek an unconditional apology from the US over the airstrikes on border posts that killed 24 ... Read more...

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UPA politics: games of brinkmanship and compulsions (Comment)


March 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
The fact that Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi survived for more than 24 hours after Mamata Banerjee sent a "communication" to the prime minister saying 'off with his head' - like ... Read more...

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Congress cannot take our support for granted: Shahid Siddiqui


March 13th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Set to reign Uttar Pradesh on the back of a massive mandate, the Samajwadi Party (SP) wants the Congress-led UPA government in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Alliance with Congress not possible, says Akhilesh


February 29th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav denied the possibility of a post-poll alliance with the Congress and expressed confidence that his party will get ... Read more...

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India to pitch for NSG membership at Vienna meet


February 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) More than three years after the Nuclear Suppliers Group allowed India to resume global nuclear commerce, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai will make a strong pitch ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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BSP has cheated Dalits: BJP


February 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 19 (IANS) Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of cheating the Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said that the ruling party had ... Read more...

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UP: anti-incumbency will produce hung assembly (Comment)


February 18th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Even at this early stage of the UP elections, a few predictions can still be made with reasonable certainty. One is the results will produce a hung assembly with neither ... Read more...

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Mathai meets Clinton, says India committed to n-deal


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) India underlined its commitment to implementing the landmark civil nuclear deal when Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Wednesday met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ... Read more...

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N-deal: India to provide US firms level playing field


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Underlining its commitment to implementing their landmark nuclear deal, India has assured "a level playing field to US companies" and said it was prepared to ... Read more...

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