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Congress trying reservation card in UP polls: BJP


December 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday alleged that the Congress was trying to make a place for itself in the Uttar Pradesh polls through ... Read more...

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Has Mayawati set agenda for assembly polls?


November 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Has Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati set the agenda for the upcoming assembly polls with the proposal for four-way division of the state?Some analysts ... Read more...

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BJP contemplating no-confidence motion against BSP


November 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Accusing Chief Minister Mayawati of diverting public attention from the corrupt practices of her government by proposing division of Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Parties term Uttar Pradesh split a political stunt (Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Major political parties have described the Uttar Pradesh cabinet's decision to divide the state into four as a political stunt aimed at the coming ... Read more...

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Congress slams Mayawati over Uttar Pradesh split


November 15th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party slammed Chief Minister Mayawati on her move to split Uttar Pradesh into four smaller units, but remained non-committal on the question of supporting ... Read more...

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Mayawati trying to misguide people: SP


November 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday said the Mayawati government's proposal to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states would neither lead to better development or better ... Read more...

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Farooq denies bribery allegations


October 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the custodial death of a worker of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) over allegations of bribery, party patron Farooq Abdullah ... Read more...

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Modi’s fast biggest political stunt of the decade: Congress


September 21st, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The three-day fast of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was the "biggest political stunt of the decade", Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said Tuesday."The ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ ban evokes mixed reactions in Uttar Pradesh


August 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's move to ban the screening of Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan", based on caste-based reservations in the education system, has evoked a mixed ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s padyatra a political drama: BJP (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terming Rahul Gandhi's padyatra in Bhatta-Parsaul a "political drama", the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was ... Read more...

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Rahul’s padyatra a political drama: BJP


July 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday termed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's 'padyatra' in Bhatta-Parsaul village of Uttar Pradesh to raise awareness about land ... Read more...

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BJP leader seeks ‘death by wish’ over price rise (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Prabhat Jha Monday wrote to President Pratibha Patil to allow him "death by wish" to protest ... Read more...

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BJP MP seeks mercy killing over inflation


June 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Prabhat Jha Monday wrote a four page letter to President Pratibha Patil, seeking "mercy killing" over the rapid ... Read more...

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Kerala observes shutdown to demand endosulfan ban (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) A shutdown across Kerala Friday, called by the ruling Left Front to demand a ban on the pesticide endosulfan, affected normal life in the state as ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Kerala


April 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The state-wide shutdown in Kerala called by the ruling Left Front Friday demanding a ban on the pesticide endosulfan affected normal life with vehicles keeping off ... Read more...

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Bhopal netizens protest ‘Bhojpal’ shift


March 7th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) What's in a name? Apparently a lot, if you happen to ask residents of this city, many of whom will hold a rally here Saturday ... Read more...

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BJP’s flag hoisting plan provocative: Congress


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Two Jammu and Kashmir ministers from the Congress Saturday condemned Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "ekta yatra" (march) and plan to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk ... Read more...

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Jemima Khan offers to help WikiLeaks founder in Swedish extradition fight


December 8th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): British socialite Jemima Khan has offered to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange after he was jailed over sexual allegations originating from Sweden.Khan, who appeared in the court, offered ... Read more...

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Political rivals in Pakistan close ranks to counter Musharraf’s comeback efforts


September 14th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 14 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has joined hands with opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to counter the efforts of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf towards ... Read more...

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Maharashtra parties want Naidu to withdraw protest


July 18th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nanded, (Maharashtra), July 18 (IANS) An all-party meeting held in Maharashtra's Nanded district Sunday afternoon demanded that Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu withdraw his anti-dam agitation and leave the ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s apology to Muslims a gimmick: Mayawati


July 15th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday termed as a "political gimmick" her rival and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's public apology to Muslims for associating with former ... Read more...

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Opposition criticises transport strike in West Bengal


June 26th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) The ruling Communist government affiliate Centre of Indian Trade Unions' (CITU) 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday drew a scathing response from the opposition parties ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s smaller states demand ‘political stunt’: Congress


December 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Terming Chief Minister Mayawati's demand of carving out smaller states out of Uttar Pradesh as a "political stunt", the Congress Monday claimed her main motive was to divert ... Read more...

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Rahul’s visit to tribal areas is a political stunt: JMM


October 14th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi started his two-day Jharkhand trip Wednesday amid talk that elections to the state assembly might be announced soon, provoking one-time ally Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Congress austerity drive a political stunt, says Maneka


September 18th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming the austerity drive of the Congress as a "political stunt", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi Friday said it would have been better if the ... Read more...

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Congress protests against Uttarakhand Government in Dehradun


September 7th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Sep 7(ANI): Activists of Congress party on Monday protested against the Bharatiya Janata Party- led Government and accused it for ignoring the areas represented by the Congress here.State ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi rejects security cover provided by UP Govt.


July 24th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, July 24 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Friday rejected security cover provided to her by the Mayawati-led state government, describing it as another political stunt by the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s French ‘honor’ nothing more than political stunt: Chinese experts


June 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 9 (ANI): Chinese experts have termed Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe's meeting with the Dalai Lama to award him an honorary citizenship of the French capital as "a full political stunt."China ... Read more...

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Rawle’s allegations political stunt: Maharashtra minister


April 21st, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Minister of State for Home Naseem Khan Tuesday dismissed as a "political stunt" allegations of Mumbai Shiv Sena MP Mohan Rawale that he had criminal links and ... Read more...

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Narayan Rane’s kin found dead in Maharashtra village


April 20th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane's cousin has been found dead in a town in Sindhudurg district two days after he went missing, police said Monday. The semi-decomposed ... Read more...

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Punjab government misleading people over Tytler issue: Amarinder


April 4th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accused the Akali Dal-led government of misleading people on the clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray’s party now targets Uttar Pradesh Day


January 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) People from Uttar Pradesh (UP) have been threatened once again by Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) - this time over the proposed celebration here of 'Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Raj Thackery says he is not opposed to ”Chhat” puja in Maharashtra


October 31st, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 31 (ANI): Softened his stand on celebration of ''Chhat'' puja in Maharashtra, MNS chief Raj Thackery today said that he was not opposed to the festival being celebrated in ... Read more...

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Similarities between media coverage of Palin and Ferraro uncovered


October 26th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 26 (ANI): An ongoing study by members of the Palin Watch at The University of Alabama suggests that the media coverage given to the first Republican vice-presidential candidate is ... Read more...

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Nanavati report absurd, ‘Modi-fied’, say rights activists


September 25th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Challenging the Nanavati-Mehta investigation panel's finding that the Godhra train burning was pre-planned, human rights activists termed the probe report as "absurd" and a "travesty of justice"."It is ... Read more...

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