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Northeast’s lawmakers vote in presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima, July 19 (IANS) Except legislators of the Communist Party of India (CPI) and Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), most of the lawmakers from the northeastern states cast their votes ... Read more...

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NDA to wait for UPA’s announcement on presidential poll: Advani


June 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to ... Read more...

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Congress scores in Karnataka, Gujarat, mauled in Andhra (Roundup)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress scored crucial victories in BJP-ruled Karnataka and Gujarat as well as in Kerala, but lost in all the seven assembly by-polls in ... Read more...

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Kashmir abuzz with fallout of Congress debacle


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) The Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Goa will impact the balance of power in Jammu and Kashmir where it is part of ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for SP and Akali, Congress bruised (Intro Roundup)


March 7th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a day of grand wins and bruising defeats. As counting ended Tuesday for elections in five states, the Samajwadi Party (SP) surged ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for SP and Akali, Congress wounded (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a day of grand wins and bruising defeats. As counting ended Tuesday for elections in five states, the Samajwadi Party (SP) surged ... Read more...

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Election results a huge blow for Rahul, Congress (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Congress licked its wounds Tuesday after being routed in key state elections that a party leader had called a semi-final before the 2014 ... Read more...

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SP and Akali Dal score big, Congress bruised (Afternoon Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Akali Dal emerged big winners Tuesday, with one poised to govern Uttar Pradesh and the other breaking a ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP’s dilemma: How to fill cabinet vacancies (Karnataka Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 19 (IANS) The unending scandals of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka are not only mauling the party's image but also creating a major headache ... Read more...

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China to lead world economy by 2025: Karat


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 30 (IANS) China will dominate the world economy and the US will come down to second position by 2025, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash ... Read more...

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Opposition parties demand justice for rape victim


January 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Displaying rare unity, opposition parties in Odisha Monday joined a massive rally here to demand justice for a gang rape victim.The leaders and activists of ... Read more...

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Congress jealous of our success: Trinamool


January 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Slamming West Bengal minister and Congress leader Manas Bhuniya for hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress Thursday said the Congress was ... Read more...

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Congress dubs Trinamool ‘BJP stooge’, asked to leave ministry (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) The tense relationship between West Bengal's two ruling parties nose-dived Wednesday after the Congress called the Trinamool Congress a 'B-team' of the BJP and Left. ... Read more...

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Omar, Farooq to campaign for Congress in Uttar Pradesh


November 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 8 (IANS) In a sign of the strengthening relationship between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling parties, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his father will campaign for the Congress ... Read more...

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AIADMK, AINRC win by-polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


October 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ruling parties of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the AIADMK and All India NR Congress (AINRC), Thursday retained the Trichy West and Indira Nagar seats respectively. The ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress joins opposition against communal violence bill (Roundup)


September 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Opposition parties slammed as "dangerous" and an infringement on the powers of the states the provisions of the communal violence bill, drafted by the ... Read more...

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Voice vote on Anna demand at 8 p.m.


August 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The voice vote on Anna Hazare's demands on the Lokpal bill will be held at 8 p.m., government sources said Saturday. The voice vote will ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Prime Minister postpones resignation


August 14th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal on Saturday put on hold his resignation despite his pledge that he would resign if any notable progress was not made in ... Read more...

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Tibet has leapt from serfdom to socialism: Chinese envoy


July 24th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) As a rights group alleged intensified crackdowns in Tibet, China's new ambassador to Nepal has hailed the 60th year of the Chinese takeover of Tibet, ... Read more...

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Urgent police reforms need of hour, say experts (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The latest terror bombings that ripped through India's financial and entertainment capital have shifted the focus back on the much-awaited police reforms and the absence ... Read more...

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Maoists claim Nepal PM ready to abandon GMR


June 24th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists, the largest party in the ruling coalition, Friday claimed that Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal was ready to withdraw army security for beleaguered Indian ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to recall ambassador to India


June 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Four months into power, Nepal's new coalition government is now seeking to recall the Himalayan republic's ambassador to India, Rukma Shumsher Rana, the official media said ... Read more...

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Western governments hail Nepal house extension, India wary


May 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nepal's major western donors Sunday hailed the last-ditch agreement among the major parties to reprieve Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's government by giving another three months' ... Read more...

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Nepal government bans protests near parliament


May 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government Tuesday clamped prohibitions near the parliament building, banning all protests and rallies within ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s headache: Scarce cabinet berths, many aspirants


May 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's success in getting back the support of 11 party rebels comes with a headache - scarce cabinet berths and many aspirants.Karnataka ... Read more...

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Poll results prove women power, tweets Sushma Swaraj


May 13th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) failed to reach double figures in the five assembly state results, the leader of opposition in the ... Read more...

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Indian states and their ruling parties


May 13th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With the results of assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam and the union territory of Puducherry Friday throwing up new ... Read more...

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Pakistanis shocked over Osama death, angry at US


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) "I don't think it's genuine" said one on Facebook. "Why do I get the sinking feeling that all hell is about to break loose in ... Read more...

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Nepal government caught between federalists, royalists


April 26th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's weak government, under fire from all sides for growing insecurity, corruption and inflation, Tuesday found itself in a fresh dilemma with federalists demanding restructuring of ... Read more...

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Royalists seek fresh election in Nepal


April 26th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's only royalist party Tuesday fired a salvo at the struggling government, warning it would not allow the deadline for framing the new constitution to be ... Read more...

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70 million hold key in three states Wednesday (Curtain Raiser)


April 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram/Puducherry, April 12 (IANS) Nearly 70 million people will be eligible to vote Wednesday in assembly elections in the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry where ruling ... Read more...

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Poll panel should go further to curb money power: BJP


April 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Appreciating the Election Commission's (EC) efforts to curb the money power play in the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Defeat of ruling parties certain in all five state polls: Naidu


April 4th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said he was confident that all the ruling parties in the states of Assam, West Bengal, ... Read more...

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India set for biggest electoral battle after 2009 (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Amid corruption sagas that have dented India's ruling coalition, four states and a union territory go to the polls from Monday in the country's ... Read more...

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India set for biggest electoral battle after 2009


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Amid corruption sagas that have dented India's ruling coalition, five states go to the polls from Monday in the country's largest electoral exercise in ... Read more...

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