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Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: BJP wooing rebels to gain power in south


April 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Nine seats short of the majority mark in south Delhi corporation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now trying hard to woo party rebels ... Read more...

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Punjab poll lingo: ‘Pappu PM’ and ‘qattal-e-aam’ (Punjab Newsletter)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) One leader refers to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a "Pappu PM" while another talks of doing a "qattal-e-aam" (massacre) of party rebels. Punjab may ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s brother leads list of Punjab Congress rebels


January 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Though the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine as well as the opposition Congress are facing party rebels in many constituencies for Punjab's Jan ... Read more...

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Congress wins two bypolls, BJP drubbed in Karnataka (Roundup)


December 4th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Congress Sunday won two seats in assembly bypolls in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, while Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback ... Read more...

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BJP gets a drubbing from Reddy brothers in Bellary


December 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Sunday suffered a severe drubbing at the hands of party rebels, mining barons Reddy brothers, in ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat, European debt concerns weigh (Roundup)


November 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday closed flat, having been in a tight range all day. Investors largely chose to remain on the ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor accepts rebels’ support letters (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Sunday accepted individual letters from 10 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel lawmakers pledging support to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, ending an ... Read more...

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High drama at Raj Bhavan as rebels made to wait


May 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Several ministers and 10 Bharatiya Janata Party rebels spent more than half-an-hour outside the Karnataka Raj Bhavan Sunday evening as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj kept them ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s headache: Scarce cabinet berths, many aspirants


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's success in getting back the support of 11 party rebels comes with a headache - scarce cabinet berths and many aspirants.Karnataka ... Read more...

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Congress warns rebels in West Bengal


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Warning party rebels contesting against official Trianmool Congress and Congress candidates of suspension, West Bengal Congress president Manas Bhunia Monday said that party rule applies to ... Read more...

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Relieved Yeddyurappa hails verdict disqualifying rebels


October 29th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday hailed the judicial verdict upholding the disqualification of 11 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators who revolted against him."It is a historic ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor directs speaker not to disqualify rebels


October 10th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Sunday directed assembly Speaker K.G. Bopaiah not to disqualifying the 10 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels before the trust vote Monday.Warning the ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis deepens as more legislators join rebels (Roundup)


October 10th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) The crisis in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday deepened, with more party legislators, including two who returned to the party fold in the last two ... Read more...

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Sonia summons Lapang; Sangma is successor?


April 16th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 16 (IANS) The Congress leadership Friday summoned Chief Minister D.D. Lapang to New Delhi to end a leadership row in Meghalaya as the party rebels projected Mukul M. Sangma ... Read more...

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I keep informing Yeddyurappa on various issues: Former Karnataka minister


January 5th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Shobha Karandlaje who had to quit the ministry following a revolt in the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, says ... Read more...

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Suicide threat by fans if Karandlaje dropped


November 7th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 7 (IANS) Hundreds of supporters of Shoba Karandlaje, the lone woman minister in the beleaguered first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, Saturday threatened to commit suicide if ... Read more...

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Chavan says Congress will take action against rebels within two days


September 30th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep. 30 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Tuesday announced that the Congress would take action against party rebels within two days.Congress rebels from some constituencies withdrew their ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys off his party rebels


August 2nd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi before slipping away for the summer recess, called about 30 of his MPs to a meeting in his 17th-century Roman palazzo. According to ... Read more...

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Brown says he will lead Labour to next election


June 21st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Dashing hopes of Labour Party rebels, British Prime Minister has declared that he will be leading the party at the next election, and has no intention on quitting ... Read more...

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Chandrasekhara Rao resigns as TRS president


June 19th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Bowing to the mounting pressure of dissidents, K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday resigned as president of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS). The former central minister sent his resignation to Telangana ... Read more...

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TRS suspends three candidates over poll dispute


April 4th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 4 (ANI): The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) in Andhra Pradesh suspended three of its rebel candidates on Saturday after they failed to withdraw their nominations for the coming elections despite ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh BJP meet to focus on party rebels, future polls


December 26th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 26 (IANS) Strategy for the Lok Sabha elections, organisational revamp and disciplinary action against rebels are the major issues likely to dominate the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) state executive ... Read more...

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Congress defies predictions to win handsomely in state polls


December 9th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Jaipur/Raipur, Dec 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met here to analyze the results, as the ruling Congress party emerged victorious in three out of the five states. The votes come ... Read more...

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Had we tackled rebels, we’d have won in Rajasthan: Jaitley


December 8th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Arun Jaitley Monday described as a "happy occasion" the party's victories in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states due to the pro-incumbency ... Read more...

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We are anxious about election results: Moily


December 8th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Congress spokesperson M. Veerappa Moily Monday said the party was "anxious" about the impact of the Mumbai terror attacks on the assembly election results in five states.“We ... Read more...

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Don’t make Karnataka another Gujarat, Congress tells BJP


May 29th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) The Congress said Thursday it would offer "constructive support" to the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka and would do nothing to destabilise it, but warned ... Read more...

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