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Congress shutdown paralyses life in Odisha (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Thousands of people were taken into preventive custody Monday in Odisha during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Congress party to protest police excesses on its ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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‘Chalo Delhi’ if no moratorium on interest payment: Mamata


July 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Issuing a stern warning to the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her party MPs and legislators will go to Delhi ... Read more...

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Modi meets Advani, Vajpayee


June 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With divisions evident among the top ranks of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met senior party leader L. K. Advani ... Read more...

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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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BJP condemns Modi’s comparison with Goebbels


May 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday strongly objected to the Congress comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, terming ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma’s absence at rally pre-decided, no rift: BJP (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma to skip party rally in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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2014 polls on BJP’s mind, Yeddyurappa props Modi (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patches up and reconciles with its leaders -- with an eye to the general elections -- former Karnataka chief ... Read more...

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Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Sonia goes abroad for ‘routine check-up’, to return in 4-5 days (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a "routine check-up", nearly six months after surgery in the US, and is expected to return ... Read more...

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Sonia goes abroad for ‘routine check-up’, to return in 4-5 days (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a "routine checkup" and is expected to return in four-five days, a senior party leader said ... Read more...

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Bengal heading towards food scarcity: Buddhadeb


February 19th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Holding the Mamata Banerjee government responsible for suicides by farmers in West Bengal, former chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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CPI-M fumes at denial of site in Agartala for rally


January 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday hit out at the union home ministry for its refusal to let them hold a party rally ... Read more...

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GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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CPI-M blames Congress, Trinamool for Bengal farmer suicides


January 6th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
East Midnapore (West Bengal) Jan 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday held the "pro-rich policies" of the Congress and the Trinamool Congress responsible for the suicides of ... Read more...

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Benazir killing probe almost complete: Gilani


December 28th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The investigation into the December 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was almost complete, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani said Tuesday at ... Read more...

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No clash if institutions stick to statute, says Gilani


December 27th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday denied a possibility of clash among the state institutions in Pakistan if they all worked within the ambit of ... Read more...

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What’s the truth behind Benazir’s killing, asks daily


December 27th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Why are Pakistan's current rulers, given their affinity to Benazir Bhutto, "quite so reluctant to uncover the truth" about her assassination, asked a Pakistani daily, ... Read more...

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Zardari will remain in Pakistan: Official


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari is here to stay and has no plans to travel abroad, said an official, refuting reports that the Pakistan president's return from ... Read more...

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Zardari’s return may be cameo appearance, says NYT


December 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari's return to Pakistan from Dubai could be just a "cameo appearance" before his wife and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's death ... Read more...

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Poverty increased in Manmohan’s term: Buddhadeb


September 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sreerampore (West Bengal), Sep 11 (IANS) Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's regime, saying that poverty and unemployment had increased ... Read more...

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Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Defence lawyer fails to appear in Benazir Bhutto case


August 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A Pakistani court that was supposed to conduct hearing in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case Saturday could not do so because the defence lawyer failed ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition to stage countrywide rallies


July 26th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition - the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) - will stage demonstrations across the country July 28 to protest the arrest warrant against the party's ... Read more...

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Mamata’s nephew to spread her message among youth


July 25th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) To spread Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's ideals among the youth, the party's newly-formed youth wing - led by her nephew Abhishek - has decided ... Read more...

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Mamata holds sway at mammoth party rally


July 21st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) From addressing a crowd of tens of thousands, playing the perfect host to her VIP guests, and even anchoring the show to control an unruly ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann used taxpayers’ money for ‘Tea Party’ rally


June 20th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tea party darling Michele Bachmann has been accused of using taxpayers’ money to fund an event which has been described as a political rally. The newspaper ... Read more...

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UPA failed to protect farmers: Mayawati


May 29th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who attacked the central government for its failure to protect farmers' interests, Sunday urged the Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) workers ... Read more...

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Man acquitted in Air India bombing not welcome in party: Canada PM


April 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has denied that his Conservative party has any links with Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in the Air India bombing ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader apologises for comments on Mamata


April 24th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Bowing to a public outcry over some obscene remarks made by a prominent party leader against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb in trouble after sound norm violation


February 27th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday allegedly violated the ban on using microphones in open spaces due to the ongoing secondary examinations in the state.Bhattacharjee attended ... Read more...

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Advani demands JPC probe on all scams


February 15th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday criticizing the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanded that the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should probe ... Read more...

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Why is Sonia Gandhi silent on black money, asks Rajnath


February 15th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Tuesday criticised United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi for her silence on the issue of black money and asked ... Read more...

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