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YSR party leader sent to jail for firing in air (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) A leader of the YSR Congress Party was Friday sent to jail for firing in the air during celebrations over the party's victory in the by-elections, ... Read more...

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Union minister’s Mullaperiyar remark irks Kerala


January 16th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 16 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Ashwani Kumar's statement that the 115-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is safe has not gone down well in Kerala with ruling ... Read more...

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Reddy urges PM to delete controversial clause


August 9th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) With protests in Telangana looming large, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take immediate steps for ... Read more...

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Akali Dal expels Manpreet Badal from party (Lead)


October 20th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Wednesday expelled former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal, a nephew of chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, from the primary membership of the party. ... Read more...

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Ajay Chautala to contest from Dabwali in Haryana polls


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) general secretary Ajay Chautala will contest from Dabwali constituency in Sirsa district in the forthcoming October assembly polls. INLD political affairs committee member Abhey ... Read more...

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Facing rebellion, JD-S dissolves Kerala unit


July 5th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Facing the challenge of factionalism and rebellion, the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Sunday dissolved its Kerala unit and appointed a new executive committee in its place. "In the ... Read more...

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Dissidence gathers momentum in TRS


June 15th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Dissidence in the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) gathered momentum Monday with a group of rebels making a vain attempt to seize Telangana Bhavan, the party headquarters, while ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s kin Allu Aravind offers to quit party post


May 21st, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) general secretary Allu Aravind Thursday offered to resign from the post, owning responsibility for the humiliating defeat in the assembly and Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Quetta based Taliban leaders moves to Karachi, Peshawar fearing drone attacks


April 30th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 30 (ANI): A large number of Taliban leaders have shifted from Quetta to Karachi, Peshawar and other cities and are maintaining a low profile fearing fresh US drone strikes.Taliban ... Read more...

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We will form government in Andhra: Chiranjeevi


April 28th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi is confident that his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) will form the next government in Andhra Pradesh and play a key role in the formation of a ... Read more...

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Janet Jagan dies aged 88


March 28th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Chicago-born Janet Jagan, who became the first white and first female president of Guyana, has died aged 88.As per authorities, Rosenberg-Jagan died of an abdominal aneurism, just over five hours after she ... Read more...

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Cremation of former President Venkataraman to take place today


January 28th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Former President R. Venkataraman, who passed away on Tuesday at the Army Research and Referral Hospital, will be criminated today at 4.30 p.m near Ekta Sthal ... Read more...

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Former President R. Venkataraman passes away


January 27th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27, (ANI): Former President Ramaswamy Venkataraman passed away on Tuesday at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi. Venkataraman, 98, was admitted to the hospital on ... Read more...

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Mollified Karunakaran attends Congress meeting


July 29th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) For the first time since he returned to the Congress fold last December, veteran Congress leader K. Karunakaran Tuesday attended the party's political affairs committee meeting that decided ... Read more...

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JD (S) to decide stand on trust vote today


July 20th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) with crucial votes of three MPs will hold its political affairs committee meeting today to decide its stand with regard to the confidence ... Read more...

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Gowda to discuss trust vote with Manmohan


July 19th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Kestur VasukiNew Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) chief H. D. Deve Gowda has arrived here to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and in all likelihood, will discuss the ... Read more...

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Akali Dal to vote against Govt.


July 11th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 11 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal will vote against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government during the floor test in Parliament.The Akali Dal has eight members ... Read more...

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Shiromani Akali Dal pledges to back NDA in Parliament confidence vote


July 10th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 10 (ANI): As the Congress began its head count ahead of a likely confidence vote in the Lok Sabha, the Shiromani Akali Dal today pledged to back the opposition ... Read more...

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Factional clashes attracts public ire in Nagaland


April 29th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
By Vibou Ganguly Kohima, Apr 29(ANI): On account of increasingly belligerent attitude of the two rival factions, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) and its breakaway faction NSCN/GPRN resulting ... Read more...

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PACE opens 2008-spring session in Strasbourg


April 14th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Strasbourg (France), April 14 (RIA Novosti) Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) opened Monday its 2008 spring session, to be addressed by Slovakia's president, Germany's chancellor, and Ukraine's prime ... Read more...

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