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Congress assures sulking Virbhadra of larger say in candidate selection (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress leadership is learnt to have assured former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh that he would have a "larger say" in distribution ... Read more...

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Congress tries to mollify sulking Virbhadra


July 27th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday made efforts to mollify former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh after the septuagenarian leader offered to resign from party panels ... Read more...

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Virbhadra to head Congress’ Himachal poll campaign


June 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who is facing corruption charges, as the chairman of party campaign committee in Himachal Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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UP results not a setback: Congress ministers


March 6th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Refusing to call the Uttar Pradesh result a debacle, the Congress Tuesday said its anti-Mayawati campaign succeeded but it could not capitalise on the ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti set to be re-elected PDP chief


October 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti is all set to get re-elected in the poll scheduled for Oct 31, a ... Read more...

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Gadkari summons Gowda, Yeddyurappa to discuss Reddy arrest


September 6th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) A day after former minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy was arrested for illegal mining, the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Battle for Bastar: tribal legislator threatens to dislodge BJP


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), May 7 (IANS) A tribal politician who has never attended school and can neither read nor write is making Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) struggle to ... Read more...

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11 JD-U MPs face disciplinary action


March 8th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 8 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Tuesday recommended to the party high command to take action against 11 party MPs and dozens of other leaders for anti-party ... Read more...

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Death threats against Sarah Palin at ‘unprecedented level’: Aide


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Death and security threats to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin have increased to an unprecedented level since the attack on US Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, a close ... Read more...

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Palin aide denies ‘crosshairs symbols on Facebook led to Arizona massacre’


January 10th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An aide of the potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin has turned down claims by the opposition that Palin's depiction of controversial crosshairs symbols on her Facebook page ... Read more...

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DMK to counter negative media on spectrum scam


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has gone into damage control mode and will hold public meetings in districts from Friday to explain its stand on the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi blames Congress for development of Maoist ideology


June 13th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that the Maoist ideology developed in the country due to the bad economic policies of the Congress led governments. ... Read more...

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Why is Amitabh missing from campaign scene? (Political Prattle)


April 4th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Noticed something? Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is conspicuously absent from the Samajwadi Party campaign scene. With party general secretary Amar Singh being a close friend, Bachchan had ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul to campaign in Jammu


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu and Kashmir to campaign for Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha polls. Congress ... Read more...

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Sonia to launch poll campaign from Karnataka


March 16th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to launch the party campaign for the Lok Sabha elections from Davangere in Karnataka March 23, party sources said Monday. Launching ... Read more...

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Bushs post-White House “afterlife” includes bike rides, baseball games


January 10th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): George W. Bushs life after the end of his presidency will reportedly be filled with bike rides and baseball games.With less than two weeks left for him ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Delhi


November 26th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi started his election campaign in Delhi on Wednesday. The Gandhi scion will address the rally in GTB Enclave in Dilshad Garden, which ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Delhi today


November 26th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will campaign at Delhi on Wednesday. The Gandhi scion will address the rally in GTB Enclave in Dilshad Garden, which is part ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh to launch BJP campaign in Chhattisgarh Friday


August 28th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will Friday launch the party campaign for the Chhattisgarh assembly polls with a public meeting here.The BJP came to power in ... Read more...

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Advani to kick off BJP’s Lok Sabha campaign in Kanpur today


June 27th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, June 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate L K Advani will address a rally titled "Vijay Sankalp" here today as a part of his party campaign for the ... Read more...

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Sonia to campaign for West Bengal Panchayat polls


April 21st, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday convened a Congress party meeting here to finalise Party President Sonia Gandhis visit to West Bengal on April 28 ... Read more...

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Mayawati lifts ban on students union elections


March 5th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) In a surprise move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday lifted the ban she had imposed on students union elections in the state. Mayawati imposed the ban in ... Read more...

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Give security to Zardari on par with Musharraf, demands PPP


February 12th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party has demanded A class security for the partys co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on par with President Pervez Musharraf and caretaker Prime Minister Mohammedmian Soomro."As ... Read more...

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Thailand Elections : PPP grabs majority of seats / Mr Samak declares victory


December 24th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
With 92 percent of the votes counted near midnight, unofficial results showed that People Power Party (PPP) has grabbed 228 seats whilst its rival Democrat party had 166 seats from a total ... Read more...

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