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Pranab leaves active politics: End of an era


June 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Respected among friends and foes alike, Pranab Mukherjee, the "most perfected politician of the current lot", will leave active politics Tuesday marking the end ... Read more...

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Somnath happy with Akhilesh becoming chief minister


March 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who had first remarked on the potential he evinced in Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav, ... Read more...

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Budget session was unending embarrassment for government: Advani


August 7th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The just concluded budget session was "highly satisfying" for the opposition but an unending "embarrassment" for the Congress-led UPA government, BJP leader L.K. Advani said Friday ... Read more...

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UPA’s General Budget draws flak of opposition parties


July 6th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): As Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the first General Budget under UPA Government's second inning on Monday, various opposition parties opted to highlight its loopholes in ... Read more...

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K.H.Muniyappa takes over as New Minister of State for Railways


June 1st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): K.H.Muniyappa on Monday took over as the new Minister of State for Railways.Chairman, Railway Board, S.S.Khurana, all Railway Board Members and senior officials of Railway Board ... Read more...

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Retired Somnath Chatterjee omnipresent in old constituency


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Bolpur (West Bengal), April 3 (IANS) In 1985 Somnath Chatterjee arrived here to revive his parliamentary career in a bypoll, months after his shock defeat to then relatively unknown ... Read more...

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Advani calls bribery bid ’sad situation’


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday expressed anguish after three of his party colleagues stunned the nation by flashing wads of currency notes in the ... Read more...

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Britain’s longest-serving woman MP dies


April 18th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, April 18 (DPA) Gwyneth Dunwoody, the longest-serving woman member of British parliament, representing the ruling Labour Party, has died aged 77, the party said Friday. Dunwoody, who began her parliamentary career ... Read more...

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