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DUSU polls end, results on Saturday (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The electoral fate of 38 candidates contesting the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections were sealed Friday as the polling ended peacefully. Results will ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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JNU goes to students’ union polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections will take place here Friday with around 30 candidates fighting for the posts of president, vice-president, ... Read more...

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Delhi University all set for polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The elections for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will take place Friday with a total of 38 contestants for the posts of president, ... Read more...

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Tighten security for DU polls, says Delhi BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Apprehensive of violence in Delhi University during the upcoming university elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday "appealed" to Delhi Police to depute more ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects normal life in Assam


August 27th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Normal life was affected in most districts in Assam Monday due to the 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Bajrang Dal in protest against the recent ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced near his residence (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced after missing for five hours


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this Karnataka city ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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Shettar sworn in as Karnataka chief minister


July 12th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar was Thursday sworn in as Karnataka chief minister, becoming the third Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to head the party government in four ... Read more...

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CPI-M supporting Pranab to combat communal candidate: Buddhadeb


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the move was ... Read more...

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BJP dislikes minorities: Vaghela (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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BJP dislikes minorities: Shankarsinh Vaghela


July 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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Joshi-Modi poster war reaches Jaipur


June 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The poster war between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his arch-rival Sanjay Joshi reached Jaipur Friday.One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates ... Read more...

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RSS questions Nitish Kumar’s ’secular PM’ comments


June 24th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for insisting on a secular prime minister, the RSS has sought to know why there ... Read more...

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RSS justifies chief’s statement on PM candidate (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Nagpur, June 20 (IANS) Justifying the RSS chief's statement that the country should have a prime minister who propounded Hindutva, the organisation's spokesman Wednesday said the views should ... Read more...

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RSS justifies chief’s statement on prime ministerial candidate (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Nagpur, June 20 (IANS) Justifying the RSS chief's statement that the country should have a prime minister who propounded Hindutva, the organisation's spokesman Wednesday said the views should ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav dodges queries on Modi as PM row


June 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid speculation about the Janata Dal (United) splitting from the NDA over Narendra Modi's projection as the prime ministerial candidate, JD(U) chief Sharad ... Read more...

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RSS backs Narendra Modi as prime ministerial candidate


June 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat Wednesday backed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a candidate for the prime minister's post and said ... Read more...

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Don’t go for power ‘at any cost’, says Rajnath


June 9th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 9 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said his party will pay a price if it shunned principles for the sake of power."Our politics must be based ... Read more...

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BJP bows to Modi, Joshi quits party (Roundup)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, resigned from the party Friday, exposing simmering divisions ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi quits BJP (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party."He has sent his resignation to (BJP president) Nitin Gadkari," said a party ... Read more...

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Modi needs to review style of working: RSS mouthpiece (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In an apparent disapproval by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's style of working, an article in the organisation's ... Read more...

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RSS mouthpiece slams Modi


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close on the heals of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K.Advani slamming the feuding factions within the party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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BJP: A divided house despite patch-up moves


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It is now out in the open that not all within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are happy with their president Nitin Gadkari getting ... Read more...

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‘Ramdev not close to RSS’


April 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Denying that yoga guru Baba Ramdev is close to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), his close aide Balkrishna said Friday he had never joined hands ... Read more...

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Congress wins Lok Sabha bypoll, Gowda faces exit (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday wrested the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka from the crisis-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The loss could lead to the ... Read more...

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Sex, lies and videotape hit BJP (Comment)


February 11th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karnataka was supposed to be a stepping stone for the Bharatiya Janata Party's successful political foray in the south. But it is turning out to be a millstone around the ... Read more...

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Priyanka and other teasers: Poll scene hots up (Comment)


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Why did Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra jump into the election fray in Uttar Pradesh, breaking her long absence from active politics? Is it to give Rahul Gandhi a helping hand or to ... Read more...

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RSS, not BJP high command, rules Karnataka unit (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The more the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserts that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) does not involve itself in its internal affairs, the greater ... Read more...

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Ramdev attack an RSS conspiracy: Digvijay Singh (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The ink attack Saturday on yoga guru Baba Ramdev was a "well-orchestrated conspiracy" of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress leader Digvijay Singh said.Digvijay ... Read more...

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RSS plain talk makes Karnataka BJP sing unity tune


January 12th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka Thursday apologized to its cadres and supporters for the unseemly fight on the leadership issue, a day after ... Read more...

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RSS tries to broker peace in Karnataka BJP


January 11th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Alarmed over leadership tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Wednesday began efforts for patch-up.State RSS leaders held a ... Read more...

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No differences with IAC, we work together: Hazare’s old aides


January 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare's long-time close aides from Bhrashtrachar Virodhi Jan Andolan Nyas (BVJAN) say they are working along with India Against Corruption (IAC) and while ... Read more...

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