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Tories abandon Cameron, 81,000 quit party in seven years


July 8th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around one-third members of the Conservative Party have quit since British Prime Minister David Cameron became party leader. The party membership now stands at 177,000 ... Read more...

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Congress to field ex-CPI-M legislator in Kerala by-poll


April 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) R. Selvaraj, a two-time Kerala CPI-M legislator who quit the party last month, will contest the June 2 by-election to the Neyattinkara assembly constituency as ... Read more...

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Putin quits as head of ruling party


April 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he was standing down as head of the ruling United Russia party and nominated outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev as ... 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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Kushwaha urges Gadkari to put his BJP membership on hold (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Amid the deepening divide within the Bharatiya Janata Party over his induction, Babu Singh Kushwaha, a former Bahujan Samaj Party leader, has written to ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar gives month’s salary for green Bihar drive


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary to a green Bihar campaign he flagged off Saturday.Giving the green signal to the Harit Bihar Abhiyan Rath ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling party on a green mission


August 29th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is set to launch a campaign to plant five million saplings over the next two years, a party leader said ... Read more...

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PRP legislators take Congress membership


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The process of merger of the Praja Rajyam Party with the ruling Congress was completed Monday with its legislators and leaders taking Congress membership here.The occasion, ... Read more...

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An iconic Communist figure of Tripura dies


June 7th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Baidyanath Majumder, an iconic Communist father figure of Tripura, died here early Tuesday. He was 88.His death was condoled by politicians cutting across party lines.The last ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP removes MP from state executive


May 24th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Himachal Pradesh Rajan Sushant was Monday removed from party's state executive body for making allegations of corruption against Chief ... Read more...

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Democratic Party of Japan suspends membership of veteran politician Ozawa over fraud scandal


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) on Tuesday suspended the party membership of veteran politician and its former leader Ichiro Ozawa over a funds fraud scandal, ... Read more...

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Apex court gives relief to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada Monday got relief from the Supreme Court which said they would not attract disqualification from parliament even ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa safe as court upholds rebels’ disqualification (Roundup)


October 29th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the disqualification of 11 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state assembly. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Court upholds 11 Karnataka BJP legislators’ disqualification (Second Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the disqualification of 11 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state assembly for expressing lack of ... Read more...

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British parliament suspends Swraj Paul, two other MPs


October 21st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian-born business tycoon and member of Britain's House of Lords Swraj Paul was Thursday suspended from the house along with two other legislators for wrongly claiming reimbursement for ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian candidate implicated in alleged Auckland city council voting scam


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 8 (ANI): An Indian origin man, Daljit Singh, who is a Labour candidate running for the Papatoetoe local boards, has been named as one of two men charged over an ... Read more...

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Congress targets Jagan loyalists for anti-party activities


October 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday received another blow with the leadership suspending a key loyalist and issuing show-cause notice to another for anti-party activities.Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Maoist MP suspended for knife brawl ahead of PM poll


October 5th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) Nepal's opposition Maoist party suspended a legislator Tuesday amidst reports that he was involved in a knifing brawl ahead of a 10th round of prime ... Read more...

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EU renews sanctions against Myanmar


April 26th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, April 26 (DPA) The European Union (EU) decided Monday on a 12-month extension to sanctions against Myanmar, condemning moves by its military junta to prevent the opposition from taking part in ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman tells Mamata he is quitting Lok Sabha, party


March 30th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Singer-turned-Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Kabir Suman Monday night expressed a desire to resign from parliament and the party in an SMS to Trinamool supreme Mamata Banerjee. "I ... Read more...

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Islamic radicals ‘infiltrate’ the Labour Party


February 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): British Environment Minister Jinm Fitzpatrick has claimed that members of the radical Islamic Forum of Europe (IFE), which believes in jihad and sharia law, and wants to turn ... Read more...

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Tiwari’s Congress membership status to be known Thursday


December 30th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Congress said Wednesday that details about the party membership of N.D. Tiwari, who quit as the Andhra Pradesh governor following a sex scandal, would be known ... Read more...

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Is Tiwari a Congress member? Party is confused


December 29th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Is disgraced former Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tiwari still a Congress member? The party does not seem to know. Congress spokesman Shakeel Ahmed said it was a convention ... Read more...

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The year when Indian non-fiction came of age (Flashback 2009)


December 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: The literature yearender is the first of the yearenders. The rest will follow this week). By Madhusree ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian non-fiction came into its own in 2009, feel ... Read more...

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Ousted CPI-M MP Abdullakutty decides to join Congress


March 12th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Ousted Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP A.P. Abdullakutty Thursday said he would campaign for the Congress in the coming general elections and join the party soon. ... Read more...

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Top Chinese insurance official sacked for corruption


February 6th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (Xinhua) The head of the China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation has been removed from his post and the party membership over allegations of accepting bribes, the country's insurer ... Read more...

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China sacks top banker for bribery


February 4th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (Xinhua) China has sacked a top official of the state-run China Development Bank on corruption charges, officials said Wednesday.Wang Yi, vice president of the bank and a member of ... Read more...

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Das Kapital soon to be launched in Japanese manga comic version


November 18th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 18 (ANI): A manga comic version of Karl Marxs anti-capitalist book Das Kapital is all set to hit bookshelves in Japan. The new book will present Marxs complex ideas ... Read more...

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Former Uttar Pradesh minister defects from BJP to BSP


September 6th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 6 (IANS) Ram Babu Harit, a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister in Uttar Pradesh and three-time legislator, has shifted to the state's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in an ... Read more...

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Tory councillor arrested for loo sex act


July 24th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): North London Police have arrested a Tory councillor after he was allegedly caught in a sex act with a man in a loo. Robert Benson, 41, was ... Read more...

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Nepal royalist party axes chief after mission failure


May 26th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Kamal Thapa, described as the "bravest man in Nepal" for fighting the election in support of King Gyanendra at a time the nation rooted for a ... Read more...

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Rahul’s tours focus on membership drive, training of youth


April 28th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
By Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi Kanker (Chhattisgarh), April 28 (IANS) While Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's attempts to woo the Dalit and tribal vote bank have been in the media glare, what is less known ... Read more...

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Recruit more youth, women, CPI-M tells cadre


March 31st, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Coimbatore, March 31 (IANS) Worried about its fading popularity among the youth and educated, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked its activists to focus on inducting more youngsters, ... Read more...

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