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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament


August 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over US gurdwara attack (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Thursday after heated exchanges between Akali Dal members and the government over the recent attack on a gurdwara in ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over US gurdwara attack


August 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Thursday after heated exchanges between Akali Dal members and the government over the recent attack on a US gurdwara by ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog musings demoralising, says Thackeray


August 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said the musings ... Read more...

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SUCI-C urges all parties to join Singur farmers’ movement


July 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), July 1 (IANS) Advocating Singur farmers' "right to snatch back their land", the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist (SUCI-C) Sunday urged political parties to join peasants ... Read more...

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Congress, BJD trade charges over presidential election


July 1st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Congress party and Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Sunday engaged in a war of words here over the candidature of former Lok Sabha speaker ... Read more...

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Opposition playing politics over petrol price hike: Soni


May 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday accused opposition parties of playing politics over the recent petrol price hike and said they should instead work with it to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra ‘netas’ play politics over Little Master


April 27th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to the Rajya Sabha evoked sharp reactions from various Maharashtra political parties and leaders Friday.Accusing the Congress of playing politics on the ... Read more...

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Windstorm declared a natural calamity: Omar


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared the windstorm that lashed the Valley and parts of Jammu earlier this week a natural calamity, Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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NCTC controversy: Playing politics with terrorism (Comment)


February 25th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that P. Chidambaram, according to Wikileaks, told FBI director Robert Mueller that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) could supersede the states in its probes and trials and that the ... Read more...

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Congress says opposition playing politics with NCTC


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused the opposition of finding fault with the proposed anti-terror hub for "political considerations" even after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured ... Read more...

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BJP says Congress playing politics with Rushdie visit


January 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the Congress of playing politics by inviting Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival despite knowing that ... Read more...

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BJP played politics on Lokpal: Bansal


December 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing politics, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Friday said the party's amendments to the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Karnataka assembly rocked over BJP attack on governor


December 7th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly Wednesday witnessed noisy scenes over ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on Governor H.R. Bhardwaj for his refusal to appoint the government's ... Read more...

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Congress, BSP playing games over Bundelkhand: BJP


November 9th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the central and Uttar Pradesh governments of playing politics in the name of Bundelkhand and said the situation ... Read more...

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When PM’s no-show becomes an election issue (Punjab Newsletter)


November 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's flip-flop on visiting Punjab later this month for the inauguration of the ambitious Khalsa Heritage Centre (KHC), touted as a landmark ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands representation of SCs, OBCs in Lokpal


August 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday demanded suitable representation of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes in the Lokpal Bill drafting committee and in the ... Read more...

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Government ready with major reform measures: Finance Minister (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government is ready with "important reform measures" but legislative action was needed to implement them into law, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here ... Read more...

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Major reforms now need legislative action: Mukherjee


July 27th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of concerns that economic reforms in India had hit a roadblock due to policy inaction, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said ... Read more...

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BJP blocking key economic reforms: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing politics and blocking key economic reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hoped key legislation in areas such ... Read more...

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BSP flays Rahul’s ‘double standards’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Rahul Gandhi's unscheduled visit to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the family of a girl who was allegedly raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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UPA playing politics while allocating funds: Tripura minister


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Stating that centre-state relations had deteriorated under the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) regime, a Tripura minister Wednesday alleged that the central government was allocating funds ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar attacks Bal Thackeray


May 31st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), May 31 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party leader and Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Tuesday launched an attack on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, demanding to know ... Read more...

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West Bengal to make comprehensive sports policy


May 26th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) A comprehensive policy for all round development of West Bengal's sports and sportspersons is in the pipeline, said state Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday."A proposal has ... Read more...

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MNS asks Mumbai’s BJP chief to quit


May 6th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Friday demanded the sacking of the city's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Raj Purohit for making derogatory references to a college ... Read more...

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Congress playing demolition politics: BJP, JMM


April 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) A day after violence here, Jharkhand's ruling alliance partners Wednesday alleged the Congress and its MP Subodh Kant Sahay, who is a union minister, are ... Read more...

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Gadkari accuses Centre, J-K Govt. of playing politics over tricolour row


January 26th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday accused the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir Government of playing politics over the flag hoisting row, ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly session begins on turbulent note


December 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) The eight-day penultimate session of the 12th Kerala assembly began on a tumultuous note Tuesday as the Congress-led opposition forced the winding up of the proceedings for the ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: CBI plea against Amit Shah bail in Supreme Court


December 14th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday take up the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) plea to cancel the bail of former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in ... Read more...

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Digvijay now targets Advani, BJP seeks apology from Congress


December 12th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Sunday said he never blamed right-wing groups for the killing of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare but alleged Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Militant surrender policy will not endanger India: Abdullah


November 25th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov.25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday rejected criticism of his government's proposed surrender policy for youths who had ex-filtrated from Jammu and Kashmir for arms ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 Day 29: Sara’s comeback changes the equations in the house


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sara Khan’s comeback in the house has managed to change many equations in the house. She came back in the dead of the night ... Read more...

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Ajmer blast case: RSS leaders meet to discuss charges on Indresh Kumar


October 29th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jalgaon, Oct 29 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is holding a three-day national executive committee meeting in Maharashtra's Jalgaon city to discuss its strategy to counter the charges against Indresh ... Read more...

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Modi slams central government for fake encounter case delay


October 5th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Oct 5 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has slammed the central government for delay in probing the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.Addressing a public rally here on ... Read more...

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Nawaz slams government for failing to form flood commission


August 27th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League(N) chief Nawaz Sharif has criticised the government for failing to constitute a flood commission comprising eminent personalities ... Read more...

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