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High Court bars Amethi’s name change


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati ... Read more...

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Rahul faces hostility from Amethi college girls


September 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi faced hostile college girl students on the first day of his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi Thursday.Angry over the ... Read more...

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UP cops accidentally kill youth


September 1st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A chase for two chain snatchers by the police in Rae Bareli turned awry Friday night when a youth was shot dead in a shootout, ... Read more...

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Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death


August 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Six orphan siblings Thursday submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no ... Read more...

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A word from Sonia means 24×7 power


August 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It ... Read more...

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UP allots land for AIIMS in Rae Bareli town


August 13th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his consent for allotment of land to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Work on Rae Bareli AIIMS to begin soon: Azad


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday announced that work on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency ... Read more...

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18 affordable health kiosks set up in Bangalore


August 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Healthcare solutions provider e-Kshema has set up 18 health kiosks across south Bangalore to provide medical check-ups, including tests, for just Rs.120."At any of our ... Read more...

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Sonia announces several schemes for Rae Bareli


July 27th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) On her first day of her two-day trip to her constituency Rae Bareli, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought forgiveness from the people for not ... Read more...

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Sonia to visit Rae Bareli


July 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Thursday begin a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, party ... Read more...

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No discrimination aggainst Himachal: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is indulging in false and misleading propaganda that the central government is discriminating against the state, union ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks three more AIIMS-like institutes in UP


May 18th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) After initiating the legwork for opening an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institute in Rae Bareilly, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president and ... Read more...

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CBI raids homes of Yeddyurappa and family


May 16th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin here and in Shimoga early Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes oath as legislative council member


May 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to ... Read more...

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Land identified for AIIMS-like institute in Sonia’s constituency


May 8th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The dream of an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) like institution in Uttar Pradesh could soon be a reality with land for the project ... Read more...

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‘Sonia on the job to finalise presidential candidate’


May 5th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 5 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi was "on the job" to finalise the presidential candidate even as the party continued ... 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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Rahul to visit Maharashtra, Amethi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) In his first major political engagements outside the national capital after the recent assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Maharashtra this ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi April 30-May 2


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi would be in his Amethi parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh from April 30-May 2. This would be his first visit ... Read more...

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Bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states on June 12


April 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states to be held June 12.Counting will be on June 15, a statement said ... 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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Rita Bahuguna Joshi meets Sonia, offers to quit


March 9th, 2012 - 5:56 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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Forced land acquisition will be Mayawati’s Waterloo: Jayant Chaudhary (Interview)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
This is the last interview done by IANS political editor George Joseph, who passed away early Monday following a massive heart attack. By George Joseph Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 27 (IANS) ... Read more...

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Voters queue up early in Mulayam bastion


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri/Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Long queues of voters were seen at polling booths in Mainpuri and Firozabad districts in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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UP polls’ fourth phase also sees high turnout, peaceful balloting (Night Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace after a slow start to ... Read more...

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All eyes on Lucknow in fourth phase of UP polls


February 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections Sunday has a major focus on Lucknow where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tries to retain ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman resigns from Congress


February 18th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Television star Shekhar Suman Saturday resigned from the Congress and hinted that he may join another political party in a few days.He said he had ... Read more...

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Rahul focussing on stronger Congress, not becoming PM: Priyanka Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday said that her brother Rahul Gandhi's aim was not becoming the prime minister or the Congress chief but building ... Read more...

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Vote for change, Priyanka Gandhi urges UP voters


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) In a move to boost the Congress campaign led by her brother Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Friday addressed public meetings in ... Read more...

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Priyanka open to campaigning, ‘anything to help’ Rahul


January 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday said she was open to the idea of campaigning for the party in election-bound ... Read more...

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Priyanka returns to campaign in Amethi (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 10:41 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 campaigned in her brother Rahul Gandhi's constituency Monday, claiming ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister wins legislative council poll (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won a bypoll to the legislative council defeating Congress nominee Anand Gaddadevaramath by ... Read more...

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Counting begins in Haryana assembly bypoll seats


December 4th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Dec 4 (IANS) Counting of votes for the by-election to the Adampur and Ratia assembly seats in Haryana started Sunday morning, official said here. The counting of votes ... Read more...

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