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Achuthanandan to defy party, government;go to Kudankulam


September 17th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran Communist and Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan is firm on going to Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Tuesday, defying both his CPI-M's directive and a request ... Read more...

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Missing Chinese leader sends condolences


September 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who disappeared from public view weeks before a Communist Party congress, has sent condolences over the death of an official, a media ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan all set to defy party, go to Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan Monday seemed set to defy his party's decision not to oppose the Kudankulam nuclear power plant project ... Read more...

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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to ‘warm-hearted’ Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Political leaders Tuesday expressed shock and grief at the demise of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and remembered him as an amiable, warm-hearted leader who ... Read more...

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Mumbai BJP leader quits, to join Congress


August 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Stating that he has lost faith in the party, former deputy mayor of Mumbai and Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) Rajesh Sharma Sunday resigned from ... Read more...

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‘President’s post for Pranab reward for hard work’


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Congress party has rewarded Pranab Mukherjee with the president's post because of his attitude and commitment towards the responsibilities he has beengiven, former finance ... Read more...

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Take up national role, Medha Patekar urges Achuthanandan


July 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has been reportedly sidelined in his party has found support in social activist Medha Patekar, who wants him to ... Read more...

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Castro’s China visit to help speed up Cuban economy (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro will begin a state visit to China Wednesday, during which he will sign a number of deals that will help accelerate Cuba's ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels rebel member questioning support to Pranab


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday expelled party leader Prasenjit Bose who had attacked the party for supporting UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in ... Read more...

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Modi trying to divert attention from BJP rift: Congress


June 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Congress's fortunes were declining, the party Monday dismissed the attack as a tactic to divert ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: No name finalised, says Congress


June 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Amid indications that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had emerged the front-runner among probable presidential candidates of the Congress, the party Saturday sought to scotch ... Read more...

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Party will decide on presidential candidate: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Considered a strong contender for being named the Congress's presidential candidate, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said it was for his party to decide ... Read more...

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India plays down travel advisory, says no contentious issues with China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming, June 5 (IANS) Amid a row over a Chinese travel advisory, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said there were no contentious issues between India and China besides ... Read more...

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Disunity rocks Congress amid talks of early polls (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) The Congress in Karnataka seems to be going the way of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with rifts in the party amid mounting ... Read more...

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Jagan arrest: Congress mum, BJP terms it vendetta


May 27th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Congress Sunday refused to comment on the arrest of YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) while ... Read more...

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Medvedev elected ruling party leader (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's ruling United Russia party Saturday elected Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress.In April, President Vladimir Putin announced ... Read more...

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Medvedev to be elected as ruling party leader


May 26th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's ruling United Russia party will Saturday elect Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress here.In April, Medvedev, who was then ... Read more...

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Government stands by on petrol hike, allies protest (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The government Friday refused to immediately rollback the sharply hiked petrol prices but promised to take a definitive view soon under pressure from the ... Read more...

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Media creation, says Vijayan of Achuthanandan letter


May 21st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Monday tried to brush off veteran communist V.S. Achuthanandan's reported demand for his removal ... Read more...

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No arrest in murder of teen who witnessed mother’s rape


May 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in ... Read more...

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Four ‘Trinamool workers’ held for thrashing professor (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Four people were arrested Saturday for assaulting Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who allegedly circulated "defamatory" cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and ... Read more...

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Karat bats for Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday dismissed as baseless reports that former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was "ousted" from the politburo.Karat said told the ... Read more...

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Out of politburo, Achuthanandan is miffed


April 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was clearly upset Monday after he failed to make it into the politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Karat again elected CPI-M boss (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Prakash Karat was Monday re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), but the veteran V.S. Achuthanandan failed to make it to the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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CPI veteran Promod Gogoi dies


April 6th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) Promod Gogoi, 82, a Communist Party of India (CPI) leader from Assam, passed away at a hospital here Friday, days after being re-elected to the party's ... Read more...

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CPI-M limits three terms to its leaders


April 5th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) The CPI-M has decided to limit the term of its leadership to three terms, but this is not linked to squabbles within, general secretary ... Read more...

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Strengthening CPI-M need of the hour: Karat


April 4th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Wednesday called for strengthening the party, saying only the Left and democratic parties could provide an ... Read more...

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CPI-M will brood over setbacks at 20th congress


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will hold its 20th party congress here starting Wednesday to discuss its recent electoral setbacks and the way ahead ... Read more...

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IPS official commits suicide


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 12 (IANS) An Indian Police Service (IPS) official, Rahul Sharma, Monday afternoon committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver.Sharma, an IPS official of 2002 batch, was ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo to discuss assembly poll results


March 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo at its meeting in New Delhi Saturday and Sunday will discuss the political outcome of the five-states' assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Congress fundamentals in UP weak: Rahul


March 6th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Accepting responsibility for the party's poor showing in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said the party's "fundamentals" were weak in the state ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP seventh phase poll (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Polling was underway at a brisk pace in the 60 assembly seats across 10 districts of Uttar Pradesh that went to polls Saturday. Around 25 ... Read more...

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Brisk ballotting in UP polls (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Brisk polling took place Saturday in the seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered elections in 60 assembly seats across 10 districts. Two polling ... Read more...

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