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Chavan to meet PM on Ambedkar memorial, boundary row


December 29th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) For the second time in three weeks, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, seeking his intervention ... Read more...

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Pawar hits back at Hazare, but asks partymen to be calm


December 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday hit back at Anna Hazare for justifying the recent physical attacks on politicians but appealed to his partymen to ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, four others get bail, Karunanidhi beams (Roundup)


November 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others jailed for over six months in the spectrum saga, triggering celebrations ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers create ruckus at Rahul’s programme


November 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A brief clash took place between Congress party workers and Samajwadi Party activists when they tried to breach the security cordon of Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Rahul justifies ‘begging’ remark


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Justifying his controversial "begging" remark, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said those criticising him for it were not aware about the ground realities."Yes, I ... Read more...

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Advani draws big crowd, many leave during speech


November 20th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Thousands of people filled the spacious Ramlila ground here to witness the conclusion of the 40-day Jan Chetna Yatra of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Four Congress leaders booked for thrashing anti-Rahul protesters


November 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union ministers, were Tuesday booked on charges of assaulting Samajwadi Party activists in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district during party general ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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Second phase of BJP’s anti-Mayawati yatra begins Wednesday


November 9th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday the second phase of its Jan Swabhiman Yatra to expose alleged corruption in the Mayawati government would begin ... Read more...

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Advani’s yatra: Crusade or pilgrimage?


October 30th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Is Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra really mobilising people against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) or is it just the ... Read more...

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Fight graft only through political system, says Rahul Gandhi


October 5th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) In an apparent rebuttal to social activist Anna Hazare, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said corruption can be fought only through the ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders arrested for road blockades in Hyderabad


September 28th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Traffic was thrown out of gear in several parts of Hyderabad as Telangana groups staged road blockades to intensify the ongoing movement for a separate ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh sets out on yatra across Uttar Pradesh


September 12th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav Monday set out on a three-month road-trip across Uttar Pradesh to highlight the Mayawati regime's ... Read more...

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Party member beaten up by Ghaziabad police chief: BJP


August 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said its spokesman in western Uttar Pradesh was beaten up by the Ghaziabad police chief and illegally detained when ... Read more...

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DMK spent Rs.5,000 crore on assembly polls: Jayalalithaa


August 24th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa Wednesday said the DMK had spent a whopping Rs.5,000 crore on fighting the April assembly elections but still lost.Thanking the ... Read more...

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BJP to protest Hazare arrest across Uttar Pradesh


August 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led central government of trying to suppress anti-graft campaigns in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit Tuesday announced state-wide ... Read more...

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Tight security ensures quiet I-Day in Mumbai


August 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tight security in Mumbai, renewed target of terror attacks, marked Independence Day celebrations in the metropolis Monday. There was similar high-profile vigil in other parts of ... Read more...

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Mamata unfurls tri-colour, sends sweets to prisoners


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee Monday became West Bengal's first woman chief minister to unfurl the national flag as the state joined the rest of the nation in ... Read more...

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Rs.200 mn endowment fund for Pakistani journalists


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced an endowment fund of Rs.200 million for the welfare of journalists.The fund will help provide financial assistance ... Read more...

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Delhi Police chief meets Chidambaram


August 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police said Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta met union Home minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday but it denied reports that the two discussed Tuesday's ... Read more...

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Congress activists pray for Sonia’s recovery


August 4th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Congress activists and leaders across Orissa Thursday visited temples and offered prayers for the early recovery of party president Sonia Gandhi who is abroad for ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to act against errant MP within week


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday said it would decide in a week on the action to be taken against party ... Read more...

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Only under-35s allowed at Rahul’s Youth Congress meet


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi may be over 40 years of age, but his party activists Friday insisted on barring anybody above 35 from entering ... Read more...

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Congress wants president’s rule in Chhattisgarh


July 21st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Citing a security breakdown under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Congress Thursday sought president's rule in Chhattisgarh Thursday, a day after four party ... Read more...

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Life in Tripura crippled as Left, Congress call shut-down


July 13th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) Life in Tripura was crippled by a 12-hour strike called by the ruling Left Front and the opposition Congress Wednesday following a series of clashes between ... Read more...

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Parties call for 12-hour Tripura shutdown Wednesday


July 12th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 12 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Left Front as well as opposition Congress Tuesday called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Wednesday following a series of clashes between ... Read more...

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One killed, 41 injured in Tripura clash


July 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) At least one man was killed and 41 people, including 15 policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash between police and Congress workers who were ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP MP alleges threat to life (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajan Sushant, who has launched a campaign against his own party over corruption, Sunday sought extra security saying he fears ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP MP fears threat to life


July 10th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajan Sushant, who has launched a campaign against his own party over corruption, Sunday sought extra security, saying he fears ... Read more...

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Two-day shutdown cripples life in Bangladesh


July 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Life was hit in Bangladesh Wednesday due to a two-day shutdown called by the country's main opposition party and its allies to protest the abolition ... Read more...

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Memories of anti-Sikh riots hard to forget: Amarinder


July 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 1 (IANS) Almost 27 years after the anti-Sikh riots took place, the Punjabi and Sikh communities have moved on but it would be unfair to ask them ... Read more...

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BJP workers detained after clash with police


June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women activists were detained here Tuesday after they clashed with the police while demonstrating against the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party demands Mayawati’s dismissal


June 25th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh's Mayawati government of terrorising the family of deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan, found dead mysteriously in a Lucknow jail, the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Munde failed to clinch good offer from Congress: Raj Thackeray


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde decided against joining the Congress after he failed to ... Read more...

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