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SC notice on plea for probing Air India’s ‘unnecessary plane purchases’ (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the "unnecessary" purchase of ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea on Delhi, Mumbai airports


September 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking the cancellation of the Airports Authority of India's agreement with private operators handling operations and development of ... Read more...

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PM’s assets around Rs.10.73 crore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assets worth around Rs.10.73 crore (around $2 million), nearly double from last year. Many of his cabinet colleagues, like ... Read more...

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FIFA support India for U-17 and 2022 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) On a day when India slumped to its worst ever rankings, world body FIFA Wednesday extended support to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to ... Read more...

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Indian automobile industry turnover $145 bn by 2016: Patel


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the Indian automobile and auto component industry turnover will reach $145 billion by 2016 to account for more ... Read more...

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Unprecedented scenes as India lift Nehru Cup


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium saw unprecedented scenes as India overcame African giants Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout here Sunday to lift the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

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Congress leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain’s iftar


August 18th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Meira Kumar and some senior Congress leaders attended iftar hosted by BJP MP Shahnawaz Hussain Friday.Among those ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to ‘warm-hearted’ Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Political leaders Tuesday expressed shock and grief at the demise of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and remembered him as an amiable, warm-hearted leader who ... Read more...

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UPA coordination panel holds first meeting


August 9th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The newly set-up coordination committee of the UPA held its first meeting here Wednesday and discussed the drought situation in some states. Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Mayawati, Mulayam attend Sonia’s lunch


August 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Arch-rivals Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati Monday attended the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on the eve of the vice-presidential election, marking ... Read more...

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UPA coordination committee to meet Aug 8 (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The first meeting of the UPA coordination committee, formed following the Congress's stand-off with coalition partner NCP, will be held Aug 8 to coincide ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP stand-off ends with decision on better coordination (Intro-Roundup)


July 26th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The current stand-off between the Congress and the NCP ended Wednesday with an agreement to evolve a mechanism in the UPA to ensure more ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP stand-off ends with decision on better coordination (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The current stand-off between the Congress and the NCP ended Wednesday with an agreement to evolve a mechanism to ensure more consultation between the ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for "cohesive ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’


July 25th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with the alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for ... Read more...

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PM willing to talk to NCP ‘on any issue’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Signalling a thaw in the current stand-off with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was ready to ... Read more...

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No ultimatum to Congress, says NCP


July 25th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday said it had issued no ultimatum to the Congress and only wanted "better coordination" in the United Progressive ... Read more...

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NCP to stay in UPA but attend no function, skips PM’s dinner (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) standoff continued Monday with the latter saying it will continue to be an "integral part" of the UPA but ... Read more...

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NCP to stay with UPA, but skip functions: Praful Patel (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday said it continues to be an integral part of the Congress-led UPA but will not participate in any ... Read more...

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NCP to remain in UPA, but to skip functions: Praful Patel


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday said it continues to be an integral part of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) but will not participate in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP’s stance


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official ... Read more...

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Pawar, NCP leaders meet Pranab Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders led by party chief Sharad Pawar Monday met Pranab Mukherjee, a day after he was elected as India's ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as the strain in its relations with the NCP spread to its Maharashtra alliance, ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress


July 21st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as strains in its relationship with the NCP remained unresolved and the Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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NCP unhappy in Maharashtra also


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Firing another salvo at the Congress, the NCP Saturday claimed that it was unhappy with it in Maharashtra too, and alleged the party was "not consulted" ... Read more...

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Congress tries hard to mollify NCP, Pawar unswayed (Intro Roundup)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday reached out to Nationalist Congress Party after it expressed unhappiness about some aspects of the coalition's working but the strain in ... Read more...

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PM praises Pawar, UPA row ebbs for now (Roundup)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The flare up in the UPA appeared to have settled down Friday evening after both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ally NCP made ... Read more...

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Why is Sharad Pawar angry?


July 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's likely elevation as the new Leader of House in the the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee, the lack of ... Read more...

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NCP and government mend fences, PM praises Pawar (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a sign that both sides were making that extra effort to smoothen relations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday reached out to NCP chief ... Read more...

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UPA allies unhappy with Congress: BJP


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress-led government was in difficulty as its allies were not happy with it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday.Responding to reports of ... Read more...

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PM says Pawar is great asset to government


July 20th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday reached out to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and described him as a "great asset" to the ... Read more...

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Praful denies resignation, NCP stays with UPA (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The NCP was unhappy with the way the government was run but there was no question of quitting the cabinet, Heavy Industries Minister Praful ... Read more...

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No question of resignation: Praful Patel


July 20th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was unhappy but there was no question of resigning from the cabinet, Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel said Friday, ... Read more...

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