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Haryana’s low cost health for all plan stillborn


May 31st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Low cost health for all at the doorstep! The Haryana dream seems to be over before it began.Having failed to get polyclinics across the state ... Read more...

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Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll is slated for June 24


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The two-month-old Akhilesh Yadav government in the state is set to face the first test of its popularity -- or the lack of it -- as ... Read more...

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Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Andhra minister, MP spar over Secunderabad parliamentary seat


February 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) There are still two years to go for parliamentary elections but a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh and a member of parliament, both belonging to ruling ... Read more...

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UP polls: Round 3 ends peacefully, 57-58 percent turnout (Fourth Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with an estimated 57-58 percent of the 1.77 crore electorate ... Read more...

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Polling steady, peaceful in round three of UP polls (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Wednesday saw long queues at polling booths from early morning, with 34.7 percent of 1.77 crore ... Read more...

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UP polls: 20 percent turnout in four hours (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Balloting proceeded briskly and steadily Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the 1.77 crore voters exercising their franchise in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Brisk polling on in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling began on a brisk note Wednesday morning in 56 assembly constituencies in the third round of Uttar Pradesh's seven-phased election with more than eight ... Read more...

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56 Uttar Pradesh assembly seats to go to polls Wednesday


February 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Fifty-six seats spread across 10 districts will Wednesday go to polls in the third leg of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.The most high-profile of ... Read more...

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Defiance of court verdicts anti-democratic: Nawaz


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's court appearance to face contempt charges, one of his predecessors has said that defiance of court verdicts ... Read more...

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Tight security for Gilani’s court appearance


February 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) the government has beefed up security ahead of the Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's expected appearance in the Supreme Court here Monday in a ... Read more...

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Will resign if convicted: Gilani


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he will resign if the Supreme Court convicts him in a contempt of court case for not ... Read more...

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Gilani has no option but to write letter: Nawaz


February 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has no option but to write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves for Dubai (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left Pakistan and gone to Dubai, a city where he was hospitalisied last December over a heart ailment, amid a ... Read more...

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Defector Haryana lawmakers want disqualification petition dismissed


November 10th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Five legislators from the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) who had defected to the ruling Congress in 2009 Wednesday moved an application before the Haryana assembly speaker ... Read more...

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Bypolls for two Himachal constituencies Nov 30


November 1st, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Byelections in Nalagarh and Renuka (reserved) assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh will be held Nov 30, the Election Commission said here Tuesday.A statement by the commission ... Read more...

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Bypolls for two Haryana assembly seats Nov 30


November 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Bypolls to Ratia (reserved) and Adampur assembly constituencies in Haryana will be held Nov 30, the Election Commission (EC) announced Tuesday.Haryana's Chief Electoral Officer Sumita ... Read more...

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One by-poll no referendum on my government: PM


October 18th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) One by-election result could not be seen as a reflection of the performance of the government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday."One by-election cannot be ... Read more...

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Jagan’s victory set to increase challenges in Andhra: Congress


May 13th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The massive victories of Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Y.S. Vijyalaxmi in Andhra Pradesh by-elections are set to increase challenges in the state ... Read more...

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YSR’s son, widow win by-elections by record margins (Third Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Sending a strong message to the ruling Congress, Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, retained the Kadapa Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents threaten Nepal shutdown


May 5th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A group of Maoist dissidents, who broke away from the parent party accusing it of having betrayed the cause of the revolution, has announced a general ... Read more...

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Assam parties busy fighting internal rebellion


March 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) With less then three weeks for the first phase of voting for assembly elections in Assam, leaders of almost all the major political parties continue ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress has new secretary general


February 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the country's largest Indian-based party, has a new secretary general in S. Murugessan who was appointed with immediate effect amid speculation of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition fares well in polls


January 28th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), decimated in the parliamentary polls two years ago, has performed well in several civic bodies elections and also snatched back ... Read more...

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Fonseka loses MP seat appeal as Sri Lankan SC rules court martial legal


January 26th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka has lost a Supreme Court appeal to retain his parliamentary seat.Citing the September court martial ruling that found him guilty of ... Read more...

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I want to follow Jaganmohan Reddy: Congress legislator


January 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) She may be a Congress legislator but actress Jayasudha stated categorically Tuesday that her loyalties lay with Jaganmohan Reddy, former Congress MP and son of her ... Read more...

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Congress under no threat in Andhra, says spokesperson


January 11th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Congress in Andhra Pradesh is under no threat, a party spokesperson said here Tuesday as former MP Jaganmohan Reddy sat on a daylong fast with thousands ... Read more...

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Jagan’s show of strength in Delhi attracts Congress leaders (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Accompanied by Congress MPs, legislators and thousands of supporters, former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday began a daylong fast here to highlight the "injustice" to Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Jagan’s show of strength in Delhi - with some Congress participation (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Accompanied by thousands of supporters, former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy arrived in the capital Tuesday and began a daylong fast in a show of strength that ... Read more...

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Jagan reaches capital, starts daylong fast


January 11th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Surrounded by hundreds of supporters who travelled with him from Andhra Pradesh, former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday began a daylong fast here to highlight ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves for Delhi to undertake fast


January 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Former MP Y.S.Jaganmohan Reddy Sunday left for New Delhi along with 1,500 supporters to undertake a one-day fast there Jan 11 to highlight the woes of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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David Miliband approaches BBC for a TV role


January 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): In a surprise move, Labour leadership candidate David Miliband is reportedly considering a role in television apparently with the intention of splashing water on brother Ed's hopes that ... Read more...

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Congress gets jitters before crucial Chandigarh mayor polls


December 30th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) The Congress is having a tough time in the Chandigarh mayor elections as it is not only facing a challenge from the opposition parties, but ... Read more...

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Lalu’s worries will increase after Bihar poll results: Nitish Kumar


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 23 (ANI): With the counting of votes for 243 Bihar Assembly seats scheduled for tomorrow, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asserted that the poll results would add to Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Court dismisses graft charges against Malaysian Indian MP


August 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 5 (IANS) Malaysian Indian lawmaker P. Kamalanathan Thursday retained his parliamentary seat as a court dismissed allegations of corruption and electoral malpractice made by the losing candidate. The High Court ... Read more...

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