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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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Why is Mukul Roy absent from cabinet meetings, asks Congress


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Asking why Railway Minister Mukul Roy, from the Trinamool Congress, was absent from most cabinet meetings where decisions like the fuel price hike are taken, ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins local council polls


September 9th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling party was the overall winner at elections held in three local councils a day earlier, showed official results released Sunday.The United Peoples Freedom ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over local body elections (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh finds itself in a dilemma over local body elections with the state high court ruling this week that the ... Read more...

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Concerned over police action on farmers seeking fertilizers: TDP


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Thursday voiced concern over the incidents of police baton charge on farmers demanding fertilizers and has asked the state ... Read more...

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Andhra pays tributes to YSR on death anniversary


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his third death anniversary Sunday.His wife and YSR Congress party honorary president ... Read more...

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Another pre-poll sop for over 300,000 ‘babus’ (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Less than two months before the assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has apparently made a contribution towards his vote bank by announcing ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader killed in Bengal


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) A CPI-M leader was killed in broad daylight by unidentified assailants in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district Saturday, police said.The murder sparked off a spat ... Read more...

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Mamata government intolerant, tries to evade responsibility: Left


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee government "intolerant", Marxist leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Thursday alleged it was trying to evade its responsibilities on law and order by ... Read more...

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Toongate professor awarded compensation


August 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended departmental proceedings against two police officers for arresting two people including a Jadavpur University professor for online ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cop charged over dislike of ruling party


August 11th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prosecutors in Russia have brought extremism charges against a former policeman over calls to "commit crimes" against members of the ruling United Russia party.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Andhra students intensify stir over cap on fee reimbursement


August 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Opposition parties and students' groups in Andhra Pradesh Thursday intensified their protest against the government's move to cap the reimbursement of tuition fee of engineering and ... Read more...

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Reddy to discuss Andhra Pradesh power supply with PM


August 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Worried about the grim power situation in Andhra Pradesh following a cut in the gas supply by the centre's Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), Chief ... Read more...

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Not launching political party: Anna Hazare (Interview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said he is neither joining politics nor launching a political party but will support "honest" and "good candidates" nominated by people ... Read more...

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Goa’s pro-women flagship scheme hits rough weather


July 26th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government's 'Laadli Laxmi' scheme, a flagship social initiative which grants Rs.1 lakh to women at the time of marriage, has hit rough weather.The ... Read more...

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Ukrainian city ponders using wine to deport pigeons


July 24th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukranian city is contemplating a plan to get the local pigeons drunk and then deport them so that a popular poet's statue could be ... 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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Omar disagrees with army over Kashmir situation perception


July 19th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday reacted sharply to a statement by a senior Indian Army officer that the situation in the state is ... Read more...

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Rahul says he’s ready for ‘more proactive role’ (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government" but the final ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM meets BJP leaders over portfolio tussle (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, struggling to allot portfolios to his ministers even two days after taking office, Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party central ... Read more...

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Governor regrets BJP taking tainted people in Karnataka ministry


July 13th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) A day after the third BJP ministry in four years took office in Karnataka, embarrassment piled on the ruling party with portfolio allotment delayed due ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar grapples with ministry formation (Evening Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, set to take oath Thursday as the Karnataka chief minister, was in New Delhi late Wednesday to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders ... Read more...

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Shettar stakes claim to form government


July 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legislative leader Jagadish Shettar Wednesday staked claim to form the ruling party's third government in Karnataka. He will be sworn ... Read more...

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Vokkaligas protest Gowda’s removal in Karnataka


July 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Hundreds of Vokkaligas, including lawmakers and cadres across various parties, Monday protested against the move of Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to oust D.V.Sadananda ... Read more...

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BJP renews attack on prime minister


July 9th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The opposition BJP Monday stepped up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi for allegedly showing up India in ... Read more...

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Mamata government gets governor’s praise


July 8th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Two days after union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's virtual snub to the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday praised it for ... Read more...

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Gowda to meet Advani, Gadkari in Delhi


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday left for New Delhi to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L.K. Advani and party president Nitin ... Read more...

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Mamata writes to Chidambaram, says his figures incorrect


July 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Challenging union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday shot off an angry letter to him describing as "incorrect" the figures ... Read more...

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Want out of Trinamool alliance, Congress leaders tell Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday faced a volley of questions from the West Bengal Congress leadership, which expressed a desire to walk out of ... Read more...

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Protesting DMK leaders arrested in Tamil Nadu


July 4th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK party leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, were arrested during their state-wide "fill the jails" ... Read more...

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