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Sangma set to float new party


July 30th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) After his unsuccessful bid for Raisina Hill, former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma is set to float a new political party next month, an ... Read more...

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Pranab’s swearing-in went like clockwork (Timeline)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Timeline of Pranab Mukherjee's swearing-in as India's 13th president.11.05 a.m.: Black limousine with Pranab Mukherjee and outgoing president Pratibha Patil leaves for Parliament House in a slow cavalcade, accompanied by ... Read more...

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Tradition meets pomp as Pranab sworn in president (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India Wednesday got its 13th president in seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee in a function replete with traditional grandeur and ceremony. The country's first citizen ... Read more...

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Big Bengal presence at Pranab’s swearing-in


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) It is 'Delhi Chalo' of a different kind. With West Bengal's Pranab Mukherjee all set to take over as India's president Wednesday, his family members, ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee: Government’s No.2 is Nation’s No.1 (Profile)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) During his more than four decades of public service, Pranab Mukherjee, 76, elected Sunday as India's 13th president, was the government's principal trouble-shooter during ... Read more...

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Sangma lashes out at Mukherjee, Khurshid


July 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Purno Sagma, the presidential candidate of the BJP, BJD, AIADMK and several other parties, Tuesday lashed out at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, terming him ... Read more...

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Gliding on a Segway down India’s grandest boulevard (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Imagine yourself gliding on two wheels down Rajpath, India's grandest boulevard, at 6 in the morning with the sun's early rays kissing the sky and ... Read more...

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A tribal should occupy Raisina Hill: Naveen Patnaik


June 21st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Welcoming the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma's candidature in the presidential poll, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday ... Read more...

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Raisina Hill race: Trinamool may tap NDA for support


June 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Monday said there were "high chances" of the Trinamool reaching out to the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to garner ... Read more...

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Mulayam remains mum as Samajwadi Party keeps everyone guessing


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Friday spoke in different voices on the party's crucial role in the July 19 presidential poll, leaving both the United Progressive ... Read more...

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I’m very much in the presidential race: Sangma


June 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 14 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress Party leader P. Sangma Thursday said he was very much in the race for the president's post."I'm still ... Read more...

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Race to Raisina Hill: Pranab has his nose ahead (Comment)


May 5th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
For once, the Congress seems to have been able to get its act together on the presidential poll with its two possible candidates, Hamid Ansari and Pranab Mukherjee, running ahead ... Read more...

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Delhiites ignored traffic advisories and suffered: Police


January 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after the full dress-rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade caused massive jams in the national capital, Delhi Police Tuesday said that Delhiites ... Read more...

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R-Day Parade rehearsal hits traffic


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The full-dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade left thousands of commuters in the capital stranded Monday due to traffic restrictions during peak hours, ... Read more...

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Soul-stirring Beating Retreat ends Republic Day celebrations (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The backdrop was magnificent, the music soul-stirring, the bandsmen impeccably turned out and the balmy weather just perfect after days of bone-chilling cold as the Beating ... Read more...

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Mallu power rules strong on Raisina Hill (Capital Buzz)


January 24th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Call it pure admiration for their efficiency or a mere coincidence, but it so happens that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's last three trustworthy security advisors have ... Read more...

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26 January, The Republic Day of India


January 27th, 2009 - 3:10 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
26th January plays a major role in the Indian history where this day is he constitution of India came into force and India became a truly sovereign state. Although India got its ... Read more...

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Olympic torch begins India run


April 17th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Beijing Olympic torch began its India run Thursday with security personnel swarming the national capital's Raisina Hill as fears of Tibetan protesters overshadowed the sporting spirit. ... Read more...

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