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National Conference, Congress hold co-ordination meet


January 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) and the Congress -- Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners -- held a co-ordination committee meeting here Saturday which underlined the ... Read more...

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Pradip Bhattacharya named interim West Bengal Congress chief


June 10th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Pradip Bhattacharya, a former working president of the state Congress unit, was Friday named interim chief of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee.All India Congress ... Read more...

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Sonia to nominate Goa state chief


September 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) The next chief of the Congress in Goa will be named by party president Sonia Gandhi and will not be elected through intra-party polls, a state leader ... Read more...

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Trinamool alliance can wait, party to be strengthened first: Bengal PCC chief (Interview)


August 8th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Strengthening the Congress, which has been plagued by desertions and factional feuds in West Bengal, is top priority for the party's new state chief Manas ... Read more...

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Manipur, Nagaland PCCs to work together for diffusing crisis caused by blockade


May 27th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 27: The Manipur and Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committees (PCCs) have agreed to work together to facilitate a dialogue between civil society groups, including the Church, of the two States as ... Read more...

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Congress hopes Jan 5 meet yields consensus on Telangana


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Congress Sunday hoped that a consensus would be reached on creating a new state of Telangana at the Jan 5 meeting the central government has ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi calls Third and Fourth Front leaders “power hungry”


May 1st, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sriganganagar (Rajasthan), May 1 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has slammed the Third and Fourth Fronts for having "sole aim to grab power" without being least concerned about the welfare of ... Read more...

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Old fox of Orissa politics awaits a last chance (Reissuing with correction in 10th paragraph)


April 6th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) He stepped down as chief minister a decade ago amidst scandals. Earlier this year, his party asked him to relinquish the post of leader of the opposition. ... Read more...

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Old fox of Orissa politics awaits a last chance


April 6th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) He stepped down as chief minister a decade ago amidst scandals. Earlier this year, his party asked him to relinquish the post of leader of the opposition. ... Read more...

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Congress releases first list Lok Sabha candidates for Orissa


March 28th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): Congress party has announced the list of 16 candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Orissa.Former Orissa Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang will contest from Koraput (ST), while ... Read more...

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Mamata, Pranab discuss joint poll campaign


March 27th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday met West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pranab Mukheree to discuss the issue of joint campaigning for the Lok Sabha election ... Read more...

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Moily confirms Azharuddin’’s induction into Congress


February 19th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin is all set to join the Congress Party. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Veerrappa Moily, in an interview ... Read more...

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Counting of votes for five state assemblies begins


December 8th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): The counting of votes in the assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Delhi began this morning.According to initial reports, Congress is leading ... Read more...

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All set for counting of votes for five state assemblies tomorrow


December 7th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The counting of votes in the assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Delhi will be taken up on Monday.The fate of several ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in Assam


September 11th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Majuli Island , Sept 9 (ANI): Situation remains grim in Majuli in Assam , where thousands have been displaced by floods.Water has flooded the entire river island, affecting thousands of people ... Read more...

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V. Vaidhilingam sworn-in as Puducherry CM


September 4th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Sept 4 (ANI): V. Vaidhilingam was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Puducherry here today. This is his second stint as the State CM, the first being 1991-96.The swearing-in ceremony ... Read more...

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Sonia, Patil visit terror-hit areas of Jaipur


May 15th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil today visited terror-hit areas of Jaipur. Both also met injured who are undergoing treatment in the Sawai Mansingh ... Read more...

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Left Front manipulated EVMs to win Tripura polls: Congress


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) The opposition Congress party in Tripura has accused the Left Front of winning the February assembly elections in the state by manipulating the electronic voting machines (EVMs). "Due ... Read more...

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Left will continue process of development, peace in Tripura, says CM


March 7th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
By Pinaki Das Agartala (Tripura), Mar.7 (ANI): Hailing the Left Fronts fourth consecutive win at the Assembly hustings in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Friday that his mission would be to ... Read more...

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Counting begins for Tripura, Meghalaya Assembly polls


March 7th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Agartala/ Shillong, Mar 7 (ANI): Counting of votes for the single-phased Tripura and Meghalaya Assembly elections have begun this morning, amidst tight security.The counting is being underway in 19 centres in ... Read more...

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Tripura CM says polling peaceful, women voters coming out in large numbers


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
By Pinaki Das Agartala, Feb 23 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday said that the casting of votes in the singlephase elections in the remote north eastern state has so far ... Read more...

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Tripura polls begins amid tight security


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, Feb 23 (ANI): Voting in the single-phase elections in Tripura began amid tight security early on Saturday morning. At stake for all contesting candidates are 60 Assembly seats. The Union Government has deployed ... Read more...

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