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Politicians, journalists are like fish and water: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Journalists and politicians are like fish and water, one cannot do without the other, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, describing the close relations ... Read more...

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LSR students hail Suu Kyi’s much-awaited victory


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid cheers, enthusiasm and hope, students of New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram college Monday hailed alumna and Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi's landmark ... Read more...

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Anna out, Govinda in on ‘Movers & Shakers’ first episode


March 9th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Shekhar Suman wanted Anna Hazare on the inaugural episode of the new season of "Movers & Shakers". But since the social activist has a ... Read more...

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‘Nitish is about governance, Lalu about realpolitik’


December 7th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The two brand icons of Bihar are two unlikely leaders. While Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is a hands-on man, his political rival Lalu Prasad is ... Read more...

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Overseas Friends of BJP to hold training camp in US


November 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12, 2011 (IANS) The Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janata Party (OFBJP) will hold a workers' training camp Sunday in New Jersey in the US which will ... Read more...

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Comedy Actor Turned Politician SS Chandran Passes Away


October 14th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Famous comedy actor-turned-politician SS Chandran passed away on October 8 due to a severe cardiac arrest. The reports state that he had traveled to Idumbavanam near ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s Pietermaritzburg misses the Cup fever


June 30th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Pietermaritzburg, June 30 (IANS) Amidst the hysteria of World Cup football, the historical railway station of Pietermaritzburg, from where Mahatma Gandhi began his journey towards immortality, lies desolate and virtually ... Read more...

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Mamata as chief minister? Jury still out (Comment)


June 12th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Mamata Banerjee's ascent is based on an unrehearsed, inchoate, impulsive political movement, which has surged ahead of other parties in recent years in acquiring close grassroots links. As the ... Read more...

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Jaitley, BJP leaders pay tributes to Shekhawat


May 16th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) presidents Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu and party spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad ... Read more...

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Left Front-led strike inhuman, unethical: Mamata Banerjee


April 27th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday criticised the ruling Left Front for using "strong-arm methods" to enforce the strike against rising prices in West ... Read more...

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Mayawati: Will her garland turn into noose? (Comment)


March 20th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The apparently bizarre nature of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's politics can be understood by remembering that she is driven by an intense desire to make a mark in ... Read more...

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Advani tells BJP not to get demoralised by election defeat


February 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 19 (IANS) Calling upon party workers not to get demoralised by election defeats, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Friday that the party had successfully braved setbacks ... Read more...

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Inglorious end to Tiwari’s five-decade political career (Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It was a sorry end to an illustrious political career. Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who quit as governor of Andhra Pradesh Saturday after being caught on video ... Read more...

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Inglorious end to N.D. Tiwari’s five-decade political career


December 26th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It was a sorry end to an illustrious political career. Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who resigned as Andhra Pradesh governor Saturday after being caught on videotape in an ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit to play Indira Gandhi in biopic


November 20th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Asian-American filmmaker Krishna Shah is set to make a biopic on Indira Gandhi and has roped in Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit to play the role of India's ... Read more...

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Congress sets up committee to celebrate 125th anniversary


November 13th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Congress is to commemorate its 125th anniversary next year on a grand scale and on Friday set up a 19-member organising committee headed by party ... Read more...

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Quiet birthday for Advani; President, PM send greetings (Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani turned 82 on a quiet note Sunday, meeting well wishers at home - but not attending any political functions ... Read more...

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Quiet 82nd birthday for L.K. Advani


November 8th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani turned 82 on a quiet note Sunday, meeting well wishers at home - but not attending any political functions ... Read more...

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Election defeat does not deter Fernandes, ready for many more battles


June 28th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): Former Defence Minister and Janata Dal (United) party founder George Fernandes, who has been known for his resilience throughout his political journey, says that in battles, a ... Read more...

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Rayalaseema - battleground for Andhra chief ministerial candidates


April 19th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) With the first phase of assembly and Lok Sabha elections over in Andhra Pradesh, all eyes are on the Rayalaseema region that has turned into a ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi promises to address problems of Muslims


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Telugu superstar-turned-politician Chiranjeevi has held a meeting with several Muslim political and religious leaders and promised to address the problems of the community.Muslim United Front (MUF) convenor Syed ... Read more...

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Racism isn”t a major issue in Obama-McCain presidential campaign: Expert


August 12th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.12 (ANI): A Harlem-based political consultant, Kevin Wardally, has expressed the view that racism will not be a factor in the November presidential contest between Senators Barack Obama and ... Read more...

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Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi forays into politics (Lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh politics took a glamorous turn Monday with Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi beginning his much-awaited political journey by inaugurating the office of his party. He will formally launch ... Read more...

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Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi begins political career


August 11th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi began his much awaited political journey here early Monday by inaugurating the office of his party. The party will be launched later this month. The ... Read more...

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Women politicians make significant presence in Europe


July 1st, 2008 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Paris, July 1 (Xinhua) Spain's first woman Defence Minister Carme Chacon, one of the nine female ministers in Spain's 17-member cabinet, attracted world attention when she showed up in April, pregnant for ... Read more...

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Fine line dividing welcome for Bhutto and Pak military oligarchy’s designs


November 14th, 2007 - 3:04 am ICT by admin
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