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Be prepared for LS polls ‘anytime in 2013′, Mulayam to party (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav appears to have fast tracked his party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls by reportedly asking his party men to be ... Read more...

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Mulayam fast tracks preparations for LS polls


July 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday decided to fast-track its preparations for the Lok Sabha 2014 polls and appointed 58 observers for the ... Read more...

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Rahul in Amethi to ‘re-motivate’ Congress workers


April 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) Hoping to "re-motivate" party workers in his parliamentary constituency, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, his first ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi offers to resign over UP results (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout estimated in UP poll’s fourth phase (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Starting on a sluggish note, voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace ... Read more...

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Poll panel shunts UP officials for being Mayawati ‘agents’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday ordered immediate removal of nearly a dozen officials, including some IAS and IPS officers, from certain key positions after they were ... Read more...

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UP 2012: Unpredictable outcome (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Considering what is at stake, top leaders of all political parties have descended in Uttar Pradesh's poll arena to select its 16th assembly. However, unlike ... Read more...

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Priyanka ready to play bigger role in Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday clearly indicated she was ready to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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Priyanka returns to campaign in Amethi


January 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) After a long break from grassroots politics, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra was back here Monday to supplement brother Rahul's efforts ... Read more...

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Civil society seeks referendum on PM in Lokpal’s ambit


July 17th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Civil society members on a joint Lokpal bill drafting committee favour a referendum on the differences with the government over the inclusion of the prime ... Read more...

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Anganwadi schools in poor state, shows survey


May 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A survey conducted with the help of around 20,000 children from 16 states has presented a dismal picture of the Anganwadi centres and schools in ... Read more...

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Violence mars West Bengal Youth Congress polls


March 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Pandemonium broke out at the venue of the West Bengal Youth Congress committee elections here Monday as the supporters of a losing candidate broke furniture, upturned ... Read more...

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Dikshit discusses development with legislators


January 15th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday interacted with legislators from all constituencies in the capital on developmental issues. There was a consensus in the meeting to rename ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets MLAs to discuss Delhi development issues


January 10th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday met legislators and officials to discuss various development issues and to ensure "uniform development" across the capital.According to a statement, Dikshit ... Read more...

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Delhi CM meets MLAs to highlight development issues


January 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajesh GaurNew Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday interacted with various MLAs in order to ascertain their views on developmental issues so ... Read more...

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Name the lobbying MPs, BJP asks Ramesh


December 31st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday called on Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh to name the MPs who had met him or his ministry's officials to lobby ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi on three-day Bengal visit from Sep 14


September 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be on a three-day visit to West Bengal starting Sep 14 to boost the Youth Congress membership drive in the state, ... Read more...

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25 lakh bogus voters on Gujarat electoral rolls: Congress


June 30th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 29 (IANS) Claiming it had detected at least 25 lakh "bogus voters" in Gujarat's electoral rolls, the Congress said Tuesday this had put in doubt the fairness of the ... Read more...

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‘Sonia, Rahul not keen on Uttar Pradesh’s development’


May 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi are only interested in developmental schemes in their parliamentary constituencies, not the all-round development of Uttar Pradesh, the ... Read more...

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UN advisor urges Indian industries to help with MDGs


February 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Sounding alarm bells that India is nowhere close to meeting the United Nations goals to eradicate poverty, illiteracy and improving health, a senior UN advisor Monday urged ... Read more...

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A Priyanka Gandhi calendar that is available online


January 14th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) It is a New Year calendar on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - capturing her in various moods and colourful saris as she connects with voters in Uttar ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh membership drive proving successful: Youth Congress


December 19th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 19 (IANS) The ongoing Youth Congress membership drive in Uttar Pradesh is attracting keen interest, a party member said Saturday. Even as membership has been opened in only 26 of ... Read more...

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Campaign for fulfilment of Millennium Development Goals begins


October 16th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) To remind world leaders that the deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is drawing near, the civil society and individuals across the world, including in ... Read more...

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UN starts campaign to eradicate poverty in India


September 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) together with a voluntary organisation Wada Na Tode Abhiyan here Wednesday launched the India chapter of the global people's movement called, ... Read more...

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Farmers starving in a village in Sonia’s constituency


September 4th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 4 (IANS) A prolonged dry spell has pushed farmers in Tera village to the brink of starvation. Ironically, it falls in one of India's ... Read more...

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Upbeat Haryana Congress faces problem of plenty


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Having sought early assembly polls in Haryana, the state's ruling Congress faces a peculiar problem now. There are too many leaders wanting a slice of ... Read more...

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Separate policy for food processing sector on cards


July 31st, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The government is planning to formulate a separate policy for the country's food processing industry and to scale up research and development (R&D) activities in the sector, ... Read more...

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Notice to Uttar Pradesh government on IAS, IPS transfers


June 8th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday sought the Uttar Pradesh government's justification for ordering the transfer of over 50 senior bureaucrats and police officers in wake of the ... Read more...

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Now, two trains a day to tourist hotspot Digha


June 6th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday announced two pairs of daily trains between Howrah and Digha, a popular coastal hotspot in West Bengal that she aims to transform into ... Read more...

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Karnataka Congress demands Yeddyurappa’s resignation


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) The Karnataka unit of the Congress Tuesday demanded Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation over electoral malpractices the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allegedly committed in the general ... Read more...

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People in north-east have high hopes from their MP Manmohan Singh


May 26th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal/Kohima/Agartala May 26 (ANI): The recently concluded Parliament elections, which elicited the participation of over 65 percent voters, have raised the hopes of the people that the region will be given ... Read more...

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Congress springs surprise in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Saturday won 12 out of the 29 parliamentary constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, in a result that left its rivals as well as political analysts surprised ... Read more...

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BJP retains hold in Karnataka, Congress slips (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday retained its stronghold in Karnataka by winning 19 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, one more than what ... Read more...

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Political crisis cost us dear: Shibu Soren


May 16th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren Saturday admitted that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) failed to perform well in the elections in Jharkhand and said it ... Read more...

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BJP wins three seats, leads in five in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won three seats and was leading in five of Jharkhand's 14 parliamentary constituencies as votes were being counted early Saturday evening. By 4 ... Read more...

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