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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar in land deal row


July 12th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) On the eve of taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Jagadish Shettar was Wednesday caught in an illegal land deal row and a complaint was ... Read more...

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Europe must be sensitive to Greek people: French minister


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, June 22 (IANS) Europe must be more "sensitive" to the Greek people and take steps to help revive the country's economy, according to French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici.Speaking ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy, wife get anticipatory bail in graft cases


September 8th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and his wife H.D. Anita in a graft case involving mining ... Read more...

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Court summons ex-chief minister Kumaraswamy, wife


August 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H. D. Kumaraswamy and his wife and legislator Anita were summoned by a court to appear before it Aug 30 over ... Read more...

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Kandhamal riots could have been avoided: Ex-minister


March 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) The communal violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district could have been avoided had Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid attention to issues of tribal discontentment, a former ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan sworn in Maharashtra chief minister


November 11th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Prithviraj Chavan was Thursday sworn in as the chief minister of Maharashtra, leading the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party coalition government.Chavan, former union minister, was made chief minster three ... Read more...

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Badal government has failed to lift paddy: Amarinder


November 5th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday blamed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's government in the state for the suffering of farmers whose paddy ... Read more...

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Meghalaya scraps chief minister rank dole-out


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 27 (IANS) New Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Tuesday said the government has decided to do away with the practice of according chief minister's status to more than one ... Read more...

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Lapang appointed Meghalaya chief adviser


April 24th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 23 (IANS) Former Meghalaya chief minister D.D. Lapang was Friday appointed chief adviser of the five-party coalition government. He will enjoy the rank and status of a chief minister but ... Read more...

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Sangma heads to New Delhi to finalise his team


April 21st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 21 (IANS) New Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma left Wednesday for New Delhi to finalise with the Congress high command the names of the remaining eight members of ... Read more...

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Lapang meets Meghalaya governor as Congress faces rebellion


April 14th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang Wednesday met Governor R.S. Mooshahary for the second time in nine days amid growing demand for his ouster among Congress legislators. "Yes, I ... Read more...

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Sanjay Nirupam slams MNS activists for anti-north Indian actions


January 27th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 27 (ANI): Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam has slammed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists for distributing Marathi language alphabet books to north Indian taxi and auto rickshaw drivers as part of ... Read more...

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MNS activists distribute Marathi alphabet books to north Indian cabbies


January 26th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 26 (ANI): The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) distributed Marathi language alphabet books to north Indian taxi and auto rickshaw drivers as part of an exercise to teach ... Read more...

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JD (U) criticises Maharashtra Government’s taxi permit rules


January 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Thakur Balbir Singh, the chief of the Delhi Janata Dal- United (JD-U) on Thursday criticised the new rule formed by the Maharastra Government that stresses on the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Govt. treading a path in contravention of law and Indian Constitution


January 20th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): The Congress-and Nationalist Congress Party coalition government in Maharashtra on Wednesday passed a resolution which makes it mandatory for all taxi drivers to speak, read and write Marathi ... Read more...

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Fissure within Pak Government


May 13th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 13 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari-led Pakistan People's Party is facing problems at center due to growing bitterness among its coalition partners.According to The Nation, the existence of the ... Read more...

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Goa government survives because of divine intervention: Kamat


April 20th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) The coalition government in Goa has managed to survive only because of "divine intervention", says Chief Minister Digambar Kamat. "As a chief minister there are so many pulls ... Read more...

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What Third Front? They may not last even till elections: Gujral (Interview) (Reissuing with correction in date in paragraph 11)


March 18th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rashmi Saksena New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, the surprise pick of the United Front in 1997 to head the multi-party coalition government, says the present ... Read more...

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What Third Front? They may not last even till elections: Gujral (Interview)


March 18th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Rashmi Saksena New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, the surprise pick of the United Front in 1997 to head the multi-party coalition government, says the present ... Read more...

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Goa minister accuses cabinet colleague of raping minor


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) Termed a smuggler by Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco, Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao Tuesday alleged Pacheco had raped a minor girl nearly a decade ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah sworn in as J-K CM


January 5th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 5 (ANI): National Conference party chief Omar Abdullah was sworn in as the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister today. State Governor N N Vohra administered the oath of office and ... Read more...

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Omar to be sworn in as J-K CM


January 5th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 5 (ANI): National Conference party chief Omar Abdullah will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir along with five or six ministers here today.Omar ... Read more...

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New government in Kashmir to assume office on Monday


January 2nd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The New coalition government in Kashmir headed by National Conference party chief Omar Abdullah will assume office on Monday. Announcing this while talking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands Presidents Rule in Maharashtra


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Mumbai, Dec.2 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil met a Shiv Sena delegation here on Tuesday morning. The delegation, which was led by former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi and ... Read more...

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Orissa assembly adjourned over minister’s alleged sex escapades


December 1st, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) Speaker Kishor Mohanty adjourned the Orissa assembly Monday till the afternoon after the opposition stalled proceedings over alleged sex escapades of a state minister.The opposition shouted slogans demanding ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks donor support for economic growth


August 28th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (DPA) The new government in Nepal led by the former Maoist rebels Thursday sought help from the country's key international donors for continued financial assistance.The meeting between the government ... Read more...

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Fissures start appearing in fragile Pak coalition post-Musharraf


August 20th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 20 (ANI): Signs of the four-party coalition government in Islamabad falling apart were witnessed last evening when PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari expressed his unwillingness to restore the ... Read more...

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Paks Aam Admi feels Impeachment Motion may drift nation towards uncertainty


August 8th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Aug 8 (ANI): The Aam Admi in Pakistan seems to be worried and keeping his fingers crossed ahead of the Mondays Impeachment Motion to be moved by the four-party ... Read more...

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Former Thai speaker convicted of vote-buying, disqualified


July 8th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Bangkok, July 8 (Xinhua) Thailand's Supreme Court Tuesday convicted the former speaker and deputy leader of the country's ruling People Power Party (PPP), Yongyuth Tiyapairat, of bribing officials during the last general ... Read more...

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Kashmir government fall ends a week of uncertainty (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday resigned from the office, ending a week of uncertainty about his government but leaving the poll-bound state in a ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir government falls as Azad quits (Lead)


July 7th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday decided to quit his office rather than put his motion of confidence to vote in the state legislative assembly, ... Read more...

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New Karnataka chief minister may keep finance portfolio


May 30th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) B.S. Yeddyurappa, who was sworn-in as Karnataka chief minister Friday, may keep the finance portfolio with himself. Yeddyurappa had presented two state budgets as deputy chief minister and ... Read more...

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Belgian king approves new government


March 20th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 20 (DPA) Belgium's King Albert II Thursday approved the appointment of Flemish conservative Yves Leterme as the country's new prime minister, backing his five-party coalition government and accepting the resignation ... Read more...

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