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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)

June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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Consensus growing in favour of Pranab (Second Lead)

June 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appears to be set for Rashtrapati Bhavan as consensus was growing in sections of the NDA that, considering his political stature and ... Read more...

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Man who defeated Basu pays rich tributes

January 17th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The man who handed out Jyoti Basu his only electoral defeat acknowledged Basu's greatness Sunday, saying he was "one of the greatest Communist leaders ever born in ... Read more...

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Manmohan can change India-Pakistan strategic equation: Pakistani editorial

July 31st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can change the sub-continental strategic equation if politicians in both countries "care to listen to him", a leading English daily said Friday ... Read more...

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Pak editorial visualizes Manmohan Singh as a “paradigmatic” leader after Nehru

July 31st, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh might have been at the receiving end of an opposition flak for 'diluting' India's position on Pakistan during talks with Pakistan Prime ... Read more...

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Senior Iranian clerics dismayed over Khamenei’s son being groomed for leadership

July 11th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Senior conservative clerics in Iran are concerned over Ayatollah Khamenei's alleged attempt to groom his son, Mojtaba Khamenei for leadership, who is leading the government's anti-protest militias, according ... Read more...

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George Fernandes in a do-or-die electoral battle

April 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 22 (IANS) It's been touted as the last electoral battle of George Fernandes. And his supporters in Muzaffarpur constituency in Bihar are working hard to ensure the defeat of the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister has a battle on hand

November 6th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh), Nov 6 (IANS) Though Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh is proving to be a crowd-puller in the run-up to the state assembly polls, he and his family are having to ... Read more...

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Surjeet was man of great political stature: Basu

August 1st, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu Friday mourned the death of Harkishan Singh Surjeet, saying party workers should emulate his ability to work with patience. ... Read more...

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Report card on Manmohan Singh: clean and good man, but not decisive(Four years of UPA government)

May 20th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
By Monobina Gupta New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Soaring food prices are pounding the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government as it completes four years in office Thursday. But, notwithstanding the uncertainty ahead ... Read more...

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