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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Miffed Azam Khan offers to quit UP cabinet


July 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Miffed at his powers being curtailed, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sent a terse letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav offering to quit the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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Gowda to meet Advani, Gadkari in Delhi


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday left for New Delhi to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L.K. Advani and party president Nitin ... Read more...

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BJP: A divided house despite patch-up moves


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It is now out in the open that not all within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are happy with their president Nitin Gadkari getting ... Read more...

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Defeat in Delhi civic polls a wake up call to Dikshit


April 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The loss in the capital's civic polls may not cause too much worry to the Congress at the centre but it has certainly dented ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Congress’ Uttar Pradesh legislators


April 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will hold meetings here April 5-6 with the party's legislators from Uttar Pradesh and some candidates who lost in ... Read more...

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Labour leader Miliband’s office burgled


March 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The office of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has been burgled, but the criminals found nothing, a media report said Sunday.A door was forced open Friday ... Read more...

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Vajpayee, Modi among BJP’s star campaigners


January 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi are among the star campaigners for the Bharatiya Janata Party in ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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BBC preparing for Blair’s death?


December 27th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Even as former British prime minister Tony Blair is aged just 58, the BBC has started filming his obituary!The "ghoulish" decision to ask former cabinet colleagues ... Read more...

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Stalin complains of uneasiness, undergoes angiogram (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin underwent an angiogram test at a private hospital here Friday after he complained of uneasiness.Stalin, ... Read more...

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Stalin complains of discomfort, in hospital


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin was taken to a private hospital here Friday after he complained of discomfort. Stalin, 58, ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meet again


October 16th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is likely to skip the politburo meeting in New Delhi ... Read more...

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BJP leaders unhappy over Modi skipping meet


October 1st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) publicly defended Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his absence from its national executive meet here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Advani meets Pranab, complains about police crackdown


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Upset over the crackdown on party youth activists in the capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Gowda woos Shettar faction before swearing-in


August 4th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Hours before taking oath as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second chief minister in Karnataka, D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday met the party's faction leader Jagadish ... Read more...

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Gowda stakes claim to form government in Karnataka


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday staked claim to form the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka following his election as the legislative party leader ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa resigns, wants Sadananda Gowda as successor (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, who resigned Sunday as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in Karnataka, insisted on Lok Sabha member D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa resigns at last, amid high drama (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Karnataka's chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa finally resigned on a gloomy and cloudy Sunday amid high drama after keeping everybody guessing as he delayed his appointment ... Read more...

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BJP observers tap legislators on Yeddyurappa’s successor (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) With scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa reiterating that he would resign Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central observers Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh ... Read more...

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Quit now or face expulsion, BJP tells Yeddyurappa (Roundup)


July 30th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) On a day of high drama and swift developments, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command Friday told scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to ... Read more...

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Decision on Yeddyurappa after studying report: BJP


July 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that it would take a call on Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa continuing in office after going ... Read more...

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DMK moots filling cabinet posts, alliance


July 24th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) A day after its succession rivalry became apparent, the politically-battered DMK Sunday again met here to discuss the electoral debacle of May, continuation of alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK will recapture power, says Karunanidhi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 23 (IANS) The DMK cannot be destroyed and it will capture power again in the state, party president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi said here ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, Sonia to meet again


July 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi again Sunday to discuss the imminent cabinet reshuffle, party sources said. They met on ... Read more...

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50 percent newcomers, women, youth likely in Congress’ Kerala list


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Congress Election Committee (CEC), which met here for the second consecutive day Tuesday to discuss the candidates for the 81 seats it will ... Read more...

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Chandy, Chennithala to name Congress candidates


March 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) The Congress election committee has entrusted Kerala senior leader Oommen Chandy and state president Ramesh Chennithala with the task of finalising candidates for the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Chennithala, Muraleedharan likely to contest


March 9th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Ramesh Chennithala, the Congress president in Kerala, and K. Muraleedhran, a former state chief who rejoined the party recently, are likely to contest the ... Read more...

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DMK pullout: Congress on ‘wait and watch’ mode


March 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Jolted by the DMK's decision to pull out of the government, the Congress is on a "wait and watch" mode and weighing its options. ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK arrive at seat sharing deal


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the Congress have come to an agreement on sharing seats for the April 13 assembly polls, with the Congress being offered ... Read more...

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JD-U MPs, legislator skip disciplinary committee hearing


February 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Two MPs and a legislator of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Saturday refused to appear before the party's disciplinary committee to answer charges of anti-party activities during the ... Read more...

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BJP leaders taken to Punjab, released (Third Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Pathankot, Jan 24 (IANS) Three senior BJP leaders - Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ananth Kumar - were taken into custody by police in Jammu Monday night to thwart their planned ... Read more...

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CPI-M launches fundraiser for Jyoti Basu centre


January 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In a bid to intensify its mass contact programme ahead of assembly polls slated for later this year, West Bengal's ruling Marxists launched a door-to-door fund-raising ... Read more...

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