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Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Amethi


September 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be in his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh over the next two days, his office informed ... Read more...

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Kurien Congress choice for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman


August 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress leader P.J. Kurien has emerged as the party's choice for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, party sources said here Thursday.Party leaders, including ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi


July 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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Why is Sharad Pawar angry?


July 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's likely elevation as the new Leader of House in the the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee, the lack of ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Congress MPs ahead of presidential poll


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday met party MPs as part of efforts to ensure full participation and hassle-free voting by its representatives in the ... 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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Shettar elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) After day-long hankering over power spoils, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday elected Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar as leader of its legislature wing, paving ... Read more...

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National Conference to host lunch for Pranab


July 10th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference will host a lunch for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee here July 15.The National Conference has ... Read more...

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Be prepared for LS polls ‘anytime in 2013′, Mulayam to party (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav appears to have fast tracked his party's preparations for Lok Sabha polls by reportedly asking his party men to be ... Read more...

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Shettar to be new Karnataka chief minister


July 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP dissidents set July 5 deadline for CM’s ouster


July 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Dissidents in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the party's central leadership to remove Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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BJP likely to announce presidential candidate today


June 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) After days of hectic parleys, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to disclose its stand on the presidential election Thursday, party sources said.Leaders ... Read more...

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BJP to decide presidential nominee Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to decide its presidential candidate Thursday, party sources said.The sources said Wednesday that party leaders, including Sushma ... Read more...

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BJP to contest presidential poll, undecided on candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party's top leaders Monday decided to put up a fight against Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi quits BJP


June 8th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party, party sources said Friday.The move comes after Joshi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Congress readies to pick presidential candidate


May 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here June 4, apparently to accelerate the process of selecting a candidate for the presidential polls.Congress president ... Read more...

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Election panel refuses to intervene in Jagan’s case


May 29th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Tuesday refused to intervene in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), party ... 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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Yeddyurappa likely to come for BJP meet


May 24th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) After settling differences with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders may now try to resolve issues with former Karnataka chief minister ... Read more...

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BJP amends constitution to extend Gadkari’s term


May 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday passed an amendment to its constitution which will now enable the party to extend president Nitin Gadkari's term by ... Read more...

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Joshi quits BJP national executive, Modi to attend meeting (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, known as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, Thursday resigned from the party's national executive. Modi ... Read more...

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Modi’s rival offers to quit BJP national executive (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Sanjay Joshi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, has offered to resign from the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive, said sources Thursday.Party sources ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi offers to quit BJP national executive


May 24th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Sanjay Joshi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire, has offered to resign from the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive, said sources Thursday.Party sources ... Read more...

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Jaitley to visit Karnataka to review situation


May 17th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley will visit Karnataka Friday to take a stock of the situation in the crisis-ridden party-run state government, ... Read more...

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BJP insists on CBI’s independence under Lokpal bill


May 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may not accept an amended Lokpal bill which does not ensure independence of the CBI from the government, party ... Read more...

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Gadkari in Assam to review party activities


May 12th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari arrived in Assam Saturday on a two-day visit to review party activities in the northeastern states.His visit assumes significance ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP’s son shot dead in Bengal


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) The son of a former Communist Party of India-Marxist MP was shot dead by unidentified assailants in West Bengal's Burdwan district Thursday,police said. Arpan Mukhopadhyay, himself ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Manmohan, Sonia


May 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when the two sides discussed an entire gamut of bilateral matters, including ... Read more...

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Jaffar Sharief, Dhawan for governor’s posts?


April 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress leadership is considering some senior leaders and retired officials for appointment as governors in view of Raj Bhavan vacancies in some ... Read more...

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BJP seeks structured debate on Bofors


April 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Even as both houses of parliament were disrupted over Bofors scam Thursday, they are expected to see peaceful proceedings Friday as the main opposition ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi April 30-May 2


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi would be in his Amethi parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh from April 30-May 2. This would be his first visit ... Read more...

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Singhvi stays away from parliament


April 24th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) After giving up his position in a parliamentary committee and the Congress party over an alleged sleaze CD, Rajya Sabha member Abhishek Manu Singhvi also ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy


April 18th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top ... Read more...

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Jaitley files defamation suit against Anshuman Mishra


March 26th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has filed a defamation suit against NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for alleging that Jaitley had sought favours ... Read more...

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