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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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Last day of session: parliament disrupted again


September 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till noon soon after meeting on the last day of the monsoon session Friday. The opposition, led by ... Read more...

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Medvedev enjoying PM’s duties


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Medvedev has said he was enjoying his duties as Russia's prime minister."I suppose my happiness lies in performing the duties that I like. I ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi urges parties to back quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday appealed to all parties to cooperate in passing in parliament a bill that provides for quotas in promotions for Dalits and ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha


September 5th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide quota for promotion in government jobs was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday amid protests by the Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned as logjam continues


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Wednesday, within minutes of convening, following opposition protests over coal block allocations and promotion quotas, ... Read more...

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Allegations of impropriety in coal block allocation baseless: PM (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said allegations of impropriety in coal block allocations were baseless and unsupported by facts.Calling the observations of the CAG ... Read more...

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PM makes statement in Lok Sabha on coal allocation


August 27th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sought to make a statement in the Lok Sabha on the controversial coal block allocation but nothing was audible ... Read more...

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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the fourth day Friday as the BJP kept up its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation ... Read more...

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CPC elects younger delegates to national congress


August 14th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of China (CPC) has elected younger and more grassroots-level delegates to attend its upcoming national congress, a senior party official said here Tuesday.About ... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul Gandhi to UPA government: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi agreeing to take a more proactive role, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he would welcome him in ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha approves youth institute’s upgrade


August 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a bill to declare the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development in Sriperumbudur as an institution of national ... Read more...

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Make Rahul leader of Lok Sabha, MPs urge Sonia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently expressed his "readiness" for a more "proactive" role, as many as 10 party members in the Lok ... Read more...

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Pawar, NCP leaders meet Pranab Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders led by party chief Sharad Pawar Monday met Pranab Mukherjee, a day after he was elected as India's ... Read more...

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Mayawati replaces UP state unit president


July 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Wednesday axed Uttar Pradesh unit chief Swamy Prasad Maurya, replacing him with another loyalist, Ram Achal Rajbhar.Mayawati told party ... Read more...

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Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a nine-year-old corruption case in which she was ... Read more...

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Justice has been done, says Mayawati (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to dismiss an old case of corruption against her, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati said that she has got ... Read more...

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Justice after nine years, says Mayawati


July 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to quash an old case of illegal wealth against her, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said that she ... Read more...

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Arrested DMK leaders, cadres released (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, along with several thousand of party cadres were let out ... Read more...

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Protesting DMK leaders arrested in Tamil Nadu


July 4th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK party leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, were arrested during their state-wide "fill the jails" ... Read more...

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50,000 to take part in fill the jails protest: Karunanidhi


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Around 50,000 party members including his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi will participate in Wednesday's "fill the jails" protest, said DMK president M. Karunanidhi.Speaking ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress spat over Kalam’s Sonia as PM remark


June 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's comment that Sonia Gandhi never claimed the prime minister's post in 2004 has led to a war of words ... Read more...

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DMK to ‘fill the jails’ July 4


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) DMK activists will "fill the jails" across Tamil Nadu July 4 to denounce the "vendetta politics" of the AIADMK government, party president M. Karunanidhi said Friday.And ... Read more...

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BJP workers court arrest in Jammu


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Over 200 workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Smriti Irani, actress and president of the party women's wing, courted arrest Friday in ... Read more...

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Dissident leader upset but rules out split in BJD


May 30th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) Grievances in Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have increased but there are no plans for a split, senior leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra said Wednesday amid speculation that ... Read more...

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UP assembly adjourned till Tuesday


May 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly was Monday adjourned till Tuesday following noisy protests by Bahujan Samaj Party members.Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey gave the ruling after failing ... 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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Jaitley reaching Bangalore on trouble-shooting mission (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's 's senior leader Arun Jaitley is rushing to Bangalore Friday on a trouble-shooting mission to defuse the crisis in the ... Read more...

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Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray stable, to be discharged


May 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, who was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital, is now stable and will be discharged Monday evening, a hospital official said."His condition ... Read more...

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Mukherjee has right to admonish: Lalu


May 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Sunday evoked smiles in the Lok Sabha with his approval of "admonishment" in the house by Finance ... Read more...

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Goa, Punjab results disappointing; UP vote share up: Sonia (Third Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Poll results disappointing, shed factionalism: Sonia (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Shed factionalism, prepare for future battles: Sonia to Congressmen (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that the assembly poll results were very disappointing for the Congress in Punjab and Goa and below expectations in Uttar Pradesh, Congress president ... Read more...

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