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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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I would like to inherit his political legacy: Pranab’s son


July 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's politician son Abhijit said Wednesday that he would like to step into his father's shoes as Lok Sabha MP from West ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over YSR legacy (Andhra Newsletter)


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial byelections to one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly seats, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh is in a big dilemma over whether ... Read more...

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Divided family pays tributes to NTR


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao on his 16th death anniversary Wednesday.NTR, as ... Read more...

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Hisar votes Thursday in a crucial by-election


October 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha by-election in Hisar Thursday has evoked nationwide interest due to the campaign by Anna Hazare and his team to defeat ... Read more...

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Battle hots up for Nepal PM’s post


August 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) The battle for Nepal's new prime minister hotted up Tuesday with the major parties stepping up negotiations after President Ram Baran Yadav gave them till Sunday ... Read more...

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A bad day for Congress, says Andhra chief minister


May 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) It is a bad day for the Congress, but things will change tomorrow, said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy reacting to the ... Read more...

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Jagan proves he is real successor of YSR’s legacy


May 13th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's victory from Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh was never in doubt considering the firm grip of his family has ... Read more...

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A dancing Farooq Abdullah on Facebook video


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A wide grin on his face, clapping and throwing his hands in the air and moving his thickset figure to a hit Kashmiri folk ... Read more...

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‘No tickets’, so Khaleda Zia skips World Cup opening


February 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh opposition leader and former prime minister Khaleda Zia stayed away from the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup. Her office said she got "only an ... Read more...

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Reagan’s children feel no Republican can claim their father’s political legacy


February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Late US President Ronald Reagan's three surviving children have rubbished efforts by Republican presidential hopefuls to claim his mantle as a conservative reformer.Speaking at a dinner to ... Read more...

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Karunakaran leaves behind sterling political legacy (Tribute)


December 24th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Aswakumaran Vinod Kumar It was at a public rally in March 1995 in Thiruvananthapuram that K. Karunakaran made the famous one-liner that described the murky world of politics. "I was stabbed ... Read more...

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Gorbachev says ‘little’ left over democracy in Russia threatened by corruption


December 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev has said what little democracy is left in the country is under threat from corruption, and added that Vladimir Putin's time has passed.In ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy: Man in hurry to be chief minister (Profile)


November 29th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) His father, the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, struggled for over two decades to become chief minister. But son Jaganmohan Reddy, who Monday resigned from the ... Read more...

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Trinamool, CPI-M to be kept away from Ray’s condolence meet


November 20th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) After a tiff between the Congress and its ally Trinamool Congress over the political legacy of former West Bengal chief minister S.S. Ray, the state Congress has ... Read more...

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A long relationship ends in Punjab’s first family (Letter From Chandigarh)


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) In Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, personal and political factors have driven a wedge between members of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's family. The expulsion ... Read more...

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Famous Former Congressman Dan Rostenkowski Dies At 82


August 12th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The eventful life of Dan Rostenkowski came to an end on Wednesday. The famous congressman who got elected in 18 terms in the Congress before his ... Read more...

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Ted Kennedy Received Death Threats In His Lifetime


June 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Secret FBI records that have been released in recent times suggest that Ted Kennedy the late Us Senator got death threats several times during his political ... Read more...

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RFK’s Grandson Joseph F. Kennedy Decides Against Seeking Election


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joseph F. Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy had reportedly decided to not seek election for the U.S House from Massachusetts this year. According ... Read more...

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Have triangular talks with Pakistan to solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz (IANS Interview)


November 19th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Hurriyat Conference is committed to solving the Kashmir issue through meaningful dialogue with New Delhi but also wants Pakistan on board, says ... Read more...

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Berlusconi again backs Blair for EU President’s post


October 15th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rome (Italy), Oct.15 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has backed old chum and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to be the next President of the European Union.In an open letter ... Read more...

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Top Irish official to visit Kennedy’s funeral


August 28th, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Taoiseach Brian Cowen of Ireland, the head of the government, will travel to Boston to represent Ireland at the funeral of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, his office said ... Read more...

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An incident may have cost Kennedy US presidency


August 27th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IBNS
By Madhu RoyAug 27 (IBNS) If it were not for a high-profile incident that left his character in doubt, Edward Kennedy, a president's brother who had his own eye on the White ... Read more...

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You have to perform and prove yourself, says youngest MP


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Being the son of a late Congress veteran is indeed an advantage for 26-year-old Hamadullah Sayeed, the youngest face in the 15th Lok Sabha. ... Read more...

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From ruins to riches; German republic turns 60


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Mike Swanson Berlin, May 22 (DPA) The wartime scars were still visible when modern Germany was born 60 years ago. Berlin and other major cities were only slowly recovering from the devastation ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah in new avatar learns to play guitar


May 1st, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Farooq Abdullah is apparently aspiring to be a musician now. Though not as good as he is at striking political chords, the doctor-turned-politician of Jammu ... Read more...

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Embarrassed Akalis in damage control mode


April 4th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Embarrassed by the open revolt of Jasjit Singh Bunny, the son of late cabinet minister Kanwaljit Singh, Punjab's ruling Akali Dal Saturday went into damage control mode, saying ... Read more...

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Tandon confident of retaining Vajpayee’s ‘legacy’


February 28th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lalji Tandon, who has been declared the party's official nominee for the Lucknow parliamentary constituency, is confident of retaining the political "legacy" of ... Read more...

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Obama voters want Hillary Clinton in US Supreme Court


October 14th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI):Voters supporting Senator Barack Obama want him to appoint former First Lady and one time presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wins the ... Read more...

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Russian secret service seizes Yeltsin’s video archive


June 19th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, June 19 (DPA) More than a year after the death of former Russian president Boris Yeltsin, security forces have seized the video archive of his personal cameraman, Kommersant daily reported Thursday. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh releases opposition leader for medical treatment (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, June 11 (DPA) The military-backed interim government in Bangladesh Wednesday released from jail on parole former prime minister Sheikh Hasina to go abroad for a complicated medical treatment, officials in the ... Read more...

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Benazirs eldest daughter Bakhtawar appointed as chief of PPPs Women Wing


June 9th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhuttos eldest daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto (17) has reportedly been appointed as the head of the PPPs Women Wing, a post which her ... Read more...

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NTR’s son Balakrishna ready to contest elections


April 28th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu film actor N. Balakrishna is ready to contest next year's elections as a candidate of the ... Read more...

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British dailies expect Benazir to confront Musharraf


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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