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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown Thursday called by the BJP and the Left parties over the central government's recent economic measures evoked a partial response in Tamil ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... Read more...

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Police allow Raj Thackeray to hold rally (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday granted permission to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to hold a rally at Azad Maidan to protest the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray to take out march even if refused permission


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is determined to take out its proposed procession Tuesday even if Mumbai police refuse permission, the party's president said ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader held for murder, party calls shutdown (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker Abdul Shukoor in February. His ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader arrested in murder case


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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Quiet, private 52nd birthday for Uddhav


July 27th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who turned 52 Friday, spent his birthday quietly at his residence with the family, a party official said here.Recuperating ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M facing tough times (Letter from Kerala)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) With the Kerala Police closing in on over a dozen top leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in different murder cases, the party in ... Read more...

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Jagan celebrates party’s win in jail


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his YSR Congress Party's landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Jagan, as the young MP ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples Andhra Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh came to a halt as the opposition-sponsored daylong shutdown to protest the steep hike in petrol prices evoked wide ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader charged with murder (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) Two days after a CPI-M leader in Kerala claimed his party had killed its foes, police Monday slapped three murder and conspiracy cases against him.The ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader charged with murder, conspiracy


May 28th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) Two days after a top CPI-M Kerala leader claimed his party had physically annihilated foes in Idukki district, police Monday registered three cases of murder ... Read more...

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YSR Congress calls for Andhra shutdown Monday


May 27th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) YSR Congress Party called for a shutdown in Andhra Pradesh Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Decision on petrol price rollback in a few days: Reddy (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday said the government is monitoring the situation and would take a "definitive" view in a few days."I will ... Read more...

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Mamata to march against petrol price hike Saturday (Second lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will lead a procession of the party activists and supporters in the city Saturday to ... Read more...

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Mamata to hit the road against petrol price hike Saturday (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will lead a procession of the party activists and supporters in the city Saturday to ... Read more...

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Murder of ex-party colleague comes to haunt Kerala CPI-M (News Analysis)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI M), which raises a lot of hue and cry over the killings of its cadres in West Bengal, is ... Read more...

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Akhilesh firefights as ministers, officials embarrass government (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) "Even if god forms a government in Uttar Pradesh, crime cannot be controlled," said minister Durga Prasad Yadav. Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan wants ... Read more...

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BJP activists demand action in Kashmir housing scam


May 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party activists held a protest demonstration here Saturday, demanding stern action against those found involved in the alleged multi-crore-rupee scam in ... Read more...

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Strike disrupts normal life in Bihar


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Normal life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike called by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) to protest the killing ... 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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Nitish development claims non-existent: CPI-ML


April 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Communist Party of India- Marxist-Leninst (CPI-ML) cadres protested against the visit of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Kaimur district Sunday and rejected his "claims" ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Satara town Saturday morning for a visit to nearby drought-hit areas of Maharashtra, an official said.Accompanied by Chief ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district


April 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived at Satara district Saturday morning for a visit to drought-hit areas there, an official said.Accompanied by Chief Minister Prithviraj ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi assesses Congress’ strength in Maharashtra


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday completed a hectic day of meetings with party activists at various levels with an eye on the forthcoming 2014 ... Read more...

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Rs.4.75 lakh course for aspiring women politicians


April 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) An NGO Tuesday launched a certificate course in political leadership for women, aiming to create a pool of confident and successful law makers. The 10-week ... Read more...

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Court declares Norway killer sane


April 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A court in Norwegian capital Oslo has said mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting spree in July last year, was ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe in party worker’s killing


March 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the killing of a Congress worker and alleged that party activists were under ... Read more...

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Election results a huge blow for Rahul, Congress (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Congress licked its wounds Tuesday after being routed in key state elections that a party leader had called a semi-final before the 2014 ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BSP chief roughed up by party workers


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party's Maharashtra unit chief Vilas Garud was Monday manhandled by party workers who accused him of corruption in selecting party candidates for the ... Read more...

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One dead in Bangladesh clash


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) An activist of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party died and several others were injured Monday when party activists clashed with police, a media report said. Four people ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena MP inches closer to NCP


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Much to the Shiv Sena's dismay, its two-time MP Anand Paranjpe moved closer to the Nationalist Congress Party Thursday, even attending a joint meeting with ... Read more...

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Activists protesting 1990 killings baton-charged (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Activists of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist People's Political Party (PPP) Saturday clashed with police and were baton charged as they tried to march towards the Gaw ... Read more...

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