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Politics is Rahul’s family business: BJP


July 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Soon after Rahul Gandhi said he was looking for a more "proactive role" in politics, the BJP said it was his "family business", and ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar applauds Myanmar parliament’s new look


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday applauded neighbouring Myanmar's democractic transition, pointing out that its parliament had got "a new look" by providing a ... Read more...

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‘P.A. Sangma does not represent tribals’


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday rejected presidential candidate P.A. Samgma's claim of representing all tribals of India.Talking to reporters in the Press Club ... Read more...

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CPI-M lacks inner party democracy: Expelled leader


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Lashing out at the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for lacking inner party democracy, expelled party leader Anil Basu Monday said the ongoing rectification process ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on election win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday congratulated pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi after her National League for Democracy's (NLD) thumping election victory."We welcome the successful conduct of by-elections ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With by-poll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India Tuesday welcomed the ... Read more...

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Kazakhs in Delhi can vote for Sunday’s Kazakhstan polls


January 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Kazakhs in Delhi can vote in the snap Kazakhstan elections Sunday that will bring an end to one-party democracy in the oil-rich Central Asian republic, ... Read more...

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India lauds Nepal’s political parties for peace deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India Wednesday congratulated Nepal for sealing a crucial seven-point agreement on integrating former Maoist combatants into the security forces and and hoped that it ... Read more...

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‘Proportionate electoral system will avoid vote wastage’


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The proportionate electoral system (PES) would give a chance to all citizens to elect their representatives without any wastage of votes, an expert said ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa mount pressure on Syria


August 11th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With the crisis in Syria worsening by the day, India, Brazil and South Africa have mounted pressure on Damascus to accelerate political reforms and called ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets 14 parties, not Musharraf’s (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Election Commission has allowed 14 new political parties to contest the 2013 general elections. But a request from former president Pervez Musharraf's new ... Read more...

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Crisis in Nepal as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


May 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Nepal began inching towards a dire constitutional meltdown two days later with its former Maoist guerrillas, who are now in the government, refusing to surrender the ... Read more...

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Krishna renews India’s commitment to provide all assistance to Nepal


April 21st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna on Thursday saidIndia remains committed to provide all assistance required by Nepal to set up a stable, inclusive, multi-party democracy.In an interaction ... Read more...

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Bengal’s ‘red fort’ faces challenge as voting begins Monday


April 17th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Will West Bengal's 34-year-old "red fort" crumble in a combined Trinamool Congress-Congress charge? Over 56 million voters will provide the answer when the state ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Quit India’ fighter PM dies at 87


March 5th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, lovingly dubbed the "saint prime minister" of Nepal for an exemplary political life untarnished by any scandal, and an active participant in India's ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis continues; Is Mubarak headed for clinic? (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington/Hamburg, Feb 8 (IANS) The US said Egypt faces a "bumpy" process in its transition to a multi-party democracy as determined Egyptians continued with their protests for the 15th day against Hosni ... Read more...

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Nepal President meets SM Krishna


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav, who is currently in India on a ten-day state visit, today met External Affairs Minister SM Krishna.Talking to reporters after meeting, ... Read more...

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Need to cleanse political system: Rahul Gandhi (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) Expressing shock at a Maharashtra official being burnt alive by the oil mafia, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was a need to "cleanse ... Read more...

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Give 10 years to politics to change system: Rahul to youth (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said political parties lacked democracy and appealed to the youth to give 10 years of their life to politics to ... Read more...

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India seeks diversified cooperation with Nepal on R’Day


January 26th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in Nepal Wednesday by wishing for diversified India-Nepal cooperation in the days to come."India remains steadfast in its commitment to ... Read more...

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No supply of lethal equipment to Nepal Army, says India


January 17th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India Monday dismissed media speculation about supplying arms to Nepal, saying New Delhi had not provided any lethal equipment to the Nepal Army since 2005. "The Indian ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Bhattarai, backs consensus in Nepal


January 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday met Baburam Bhattarai, vice-chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), and conveyed that India backed a "broad consensus" ... Read more...

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China Urges A Widespread Boycott Of The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony; India, South Africa and Brazil To Attend


December 8th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dictatorial China and 18 other nations have remarked that they will not be present at Friday's Nobel Peace Prize (NPP) service for the imprisoned Chinese ... Read more...

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With India on UNSC, Nepal Maoists rethink strategy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) With India assuming a seat on the UN Security Council after 19 years, Nepal's opposition Maoist party will have to do some quick rethink of its ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to co-host Nobel peace prize gig


November 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will join Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington to host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway.Among those who will perform at the Oslo ... Read more...

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Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s lawyer to sue China


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's lawyer on Tuesday said he is planning on filing a lawsuit against Chinese authorities for not allowing him to ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama criticizes China’s response after Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize


October 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Monday criticized China's response after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, according to media reports.The exiled spiritual leader told ... Read more...

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Malawi’s CWG medal hopes rest on netball


September 30th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The disappointment of returning without a medal from Melbourne four years ago has only steeled the determination of Malawi athletes to give their best at ... Read more...

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Silent PM, talkative Congress members (Comment)


September 4th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli As a broad church party, the Congress was never known for organisational discipline. The habit of its members speaking out of turn was always a feature of its functioning. ... Read more...

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Myanmar announces restrictions on election campaigning


August 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 19 (DPA) Military-ruled Myanmar Thursday announced restrictions on campaigning for November's general election that it said were to assure the polls are "free and fair". Candidates wishing to address the public ... Read more...

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Electoral systems key for progress: Ansari


July 8th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday opined that electoral systems are important because they translate the votes of the people into socio-economic progress. His remark came while delivering the inaugural ... Read more...

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Nepalese PM struck secret deal with Prachanda before resigning


July 5th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jul 5 (ANI): Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar struck a secret agreement with Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (UCPN-M) chairman Prachanda on the basic principles of the new constitution and ... Read more...

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‘Gender discrimination leads to malnutrition in women’


February 14th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has deplored gender discrimination in healthcare programmes pursued by South Asian nations, saying it leads to malnutrition and chronic diseases among women ... Read more...

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Make internal democracy ’substantive’, vice president tells political parties


January 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Political parties should now have "substantive organisational" democracy, Vice President Hamid Ansari said here Monday in the presence of India's ruling party president Sonia Gandhi and ... Read more...

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India, B’Desh PMs believe electoral victory has given them a chance to add a new chapter in relation


January 12th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and the visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have agreed that the recent elections in both the countries has presented them ... Read more...

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