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Bail not end of 2G, more accused soon, says BJP (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With a special CBI court granting bail to former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum case,the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Bail not end of 2G spectrum case: BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With a CBI special court granting bail to former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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BJD to field Dilip Tirkey for Rajya Sabha


March 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said the ruling Biju Janata Dal would be fielding former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey for the upcoming Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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In a Trinamool wave, one party man loses security deposit


May 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) As the Trinamool Congress wave swept away West Bengal's longest ruling Left Front in the assembly elections, one unlucky Trinamool candidate not only ... Read more...

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Happy birthday Akon, sing Indian fans


April 17th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 17 (IANS) It was a birthday one could only dream of - but for Akon, it was right here! As thousands of people sang "Happy Birthday" for the ... Read more...

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Set precedent by refusing party chief’s post: Gadkari to Sonia


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday taunted Sonia Gandhi over her re-election as Congress president for a fourth successive term and said the post seems ... Read more...

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Indefatigable Lalu campaigns on fractured leg in Jharkhand


November 19th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) He may be hobbling on a fractured leg but Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad is campaigning energetically in the run-up to the Jharkhand assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Battle lines drawn for three assembly by-polls in Kerala


October 13th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) Battle lines have been drawn for Nov 7 by-elections from three Kerala assembly constituencies, as the Congress leadership Tuesday cleared the names of the candidates suggested by the ... Read more...

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CPI-M is damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t (Comment)


July 1st, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By B.R.P. Bhaskar The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meets July 5-6 to grapple with the worrying problem of sectarianism in its Kerala unit. Few political observers believe it is in a ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee holds pre-budget parleys with Congress leaders


June 16th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee held pre-budget discussions with leaders of Congress party ahead of the budget for full fiscal year 2009/10 (April-March) that would be presented ... Read more...

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Alarmed India to send top diplomat to Nepal


June 15th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 15 (IANS) Alarmed at the inability of the new Nepal government to get its act together and the growing Maoist opposition, India is sending its Foreign Secretary Shivshankar ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram to stay away from Himachal poll campaign


April 19th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Former union minister Sukh Ram, whom a Delhi court recently found guilty in a 13-year-old disproportionate assets case, Sunday said he would stay from the election campaign ... Read more...

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Former premier leads Nepal to bypoll voting


April 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) The architect of Nepal's peace process and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala led the voting Friday as the Himalayan republic held its first bypoll to elect lawmakers ... Read more...

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Will Sukh Ram factor muddy Congress’ waters in Himachal?


March 24th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, March 24 (IANS) Will the conviction of former union minister Sukh Ram in a corruption case affect the election prospects of the Congress in Himachal Pradesh? The ruling ... Read more...

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Nepal king misjudged poll results


April 16th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Nepal's embattled King Gyanendra misjudged the result of the crucial election that is likely to demolish his ancestors' throne. The king threw an impromptu card party ... Read more...

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I was offered money to cross over: Malaysian legislator


April 10th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 10 (IANS) An opposition legislator of Indian origin in Malaysia's Perak state has alleged that the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) had offered him money to cross over. Perak ... Read more...

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