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BJP meets president, demands Gujarat governor’s removal


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday and demanded the removal of Gujarat ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s crown prince to visit India


May 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals working in the Gulf, are set to scale up strategic and economic ties during Crown ... Read more...

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Will bring together non-Congress parties on presidential candidate: BJP


May 24th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Keeping mum about its preferences for a presidential nominee, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it will seek to create a consensus among non-Congress ... Read more...

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Annual diaspora meet begins in Jaipur Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 1,300 delegates from 54 countries will participate in the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas annual diaspora meet that begins in Jaipur Saturday."Over 1,300 delegates ... Read more...

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President unveils new rocket launch facility


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday unveiled a new rocket launch facility and its mission control centre at India's spaceport near Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.After dedicating ... Read more...

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President, PM, other leaders pay tributes to Hazarika


November 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in condoling the death of noted singer Bhupen Hazarika and paying ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM chief guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at India's annual diaspora conclave early next year that will see the participation ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign MOU for cooperation in finance


October 4th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) related to bilateral cooperation on financial matters, the Swiss government announced Monday.The MOU was signed during ... Read more...

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President arrives in Kerala on three-day visit


August 29th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil arrived in Kerala Monday evening on a three-day state visit.She was received at the airport here by Governor R.S. Gavai, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

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Ramdev to meet president


August 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday to submit a memorandum against the arrest of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare.Ramdev will meet ... Read more...

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President, PM condole Shammi Kapoor’s death (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the death of veteran Bolywood actor Shammi Kapoor. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika ... Read more...

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President calls for reducing litigation costs


August 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Sunday called upon lawyers to make justice accessible to all by reducing the costs of litigation, which is beyond the means of ... Read more...

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PMO sanctions ED to quiz Puducherry Lieutenant Governor


April 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has reportedly given its nod to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh on his alleged links with ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh briefs President Patil on Lokpal Bill issue


April 8th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Friday and briefed her about the efforts being ... Read more...

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President Patil’s intervention gets job for injured woman footballer


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Taking serious note of former Indian women's football team vice captain Madhu Kumari's plight, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has intervened and helped her ... Read more...

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President Patil emphasizes need for proper sanitation in rural areas


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Emphasizing on the need for proper sanitation in rural areas, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said improved sanitation is regarded as a socio-cultural and economic yardstick ... Read more...

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Congress activists clash with police in Chandigarh


March 17th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured Thursday as Punjab Youth Congress activists fought pitched battles with police in this union territory, police said.The police cane-charged, fired tear ... Read more...

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Uproar in Delhi Assembly over Chauhan tax raid issue


March 15th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Budget Session of Delhi Assembly began on a stormy note on Tuesday with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators demanding the resignation of PWD Minister Raj ... Read more...

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Patil urges Manipuris to maintain harmony for nation’s progress


March 11th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 11 (ANI): Emphasizing that sustained development can take place in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday urged Manipuris to maintain harmony, reject violence and ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh’s last rites to be held today


March 5th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Sidhi (MP)/New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The last rites of veteran Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who breathed his last in New Delhi on Friday, ... Read more...

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Cash at judge door case: CBI files chargesheet against Justice Nirmal Yadav


March 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet against Justice Nirmal Yadav on Friday in connection with the 'cash at judge door' scandal.The CBI action comes ... Read more...

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Delhi CM Dikshit meets Sonia, discusses Lokayukta order against Chauhan


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday to discuss the order issued by the Lokayukta, which recommended removal of PWD ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken gives National Games closing ceremony a miss


February 27th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb.27 (ANI):The closing ceremony of 34th National Games that was held here on Saturday evening ended without Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken.Apparently Maken did not want to be seen ... Read more...

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Lokayukta recommends removal of Delhi PWD minister


February 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Lokayukta (ombudsman) Thursday recommended removal of PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan from the council of ministers as he tried to protect a resort in a ... Read more...

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Congress hails President’s address to Joint session of Parliament, Opposition disappointed


February 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Congress on Monday hailed Pratibha Devisingh Patil's address to the Joint sitting of Parliament, saying she outlined the five priority areas of the government including controlling ... Read more...

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India welcomes democracy in Egypt: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Welcoming the dawn of democracy elsewhere, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said Egypt has recently seen momentous developments."Egypt has recently seen momentous developments. As a democracy ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to tackling menace of black money: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Inaugurating the budget session of Parliament, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday, said that the Government committed to tackling the menace of black money."My government stands committed ... Read more...

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Budget Session: Cabinet approves President Patil’s address to Parliament


February 15th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's address to the to the joint sitting of Parliament on the opening day ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks Centre to file affidavit against Lalli


February 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought evidence from the Central Government on alleged irregularities committed by former Prasar Bharati CEO B S Lalli in running the public ... Read more...

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‘I have not said anything with a motive to insulting President’ : sacked Rajasthan Minister


February 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Feb 10 (ANI): Amin Khan, the sacked Rajasthan Minister of State for Panchayati Raj and Waqf, on Thursday contradicting his unsavoury comments on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil contended that he ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Minister resigns after remarks on President Patil


February 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Rajasthan Minister of State for Panchayati Raj and Waqf Amin Khan resigned on Thursday after his remarks on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil triggered off a controversy."The ... Read more...

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Afghan President meets President Patil, PM during Delhi visit


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Thursday during his two-day visit to IndiaThe visit reflected ... Read more...

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Afghan President to visit Delhi on Wednesday


February 1st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will arrive here on Wednesday on a two-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in an endeavor to ... Read more...

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