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Embarrassment piles on ruling BJP in Karnataka


September 18th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden, scam-scarred ruling BJP in Karnataka Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy ... Read more...

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MPs cycle their way to parliament


September 7th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A group of MPs from various political parties Friday cycled to parliament to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and to ... Read more...

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Congress reconstitutes Assam state unit


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday reconstituted its Assam state committee, making Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and central minister Pawan Singh Ghatowar members besides former central ministers B.K. ... Read more...

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‘New bill takes judge’s impeachment process to logical conclusion’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said the Judicial Accountability Bill (JAB) would provide that once impeachment proceedings are initiated against an errant judge, they are ... Read more...

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Patnaik reshuffles ministry, drops five (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday dropped five ministers and inducted nine in his council ministers.With this, the number of ministers (including the chief minister) ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry."The ministry expansion will take place today (Thursday). The new ministers will be sworn ... Read more...

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Errant judges may not be able to abort impeachment: Rajya Sabha MP’s bill


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Judges of the higher judiciary under cloud for professional misconduct may not be able to frustrate impeachment proceedings against them simply by resigning, if a ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Bal Apte’s funeral


July 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader, RSS ideologue and two-time Rajya Sabha member Bal Apte was cremated here Wednesday, with thousands attending the last rites.A mammoth funeral ... Read more...

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Trinamool to attend UPA meeting July 14


July 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Days before the crucial presidential polls which have generated much bad blood between alliance partners Congress and the Trinamool Congress, the latter would attend a meeting ... Read more...

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50,000 to take part in fill the jails protest: Karunanidhi


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Around 50,000 party members including his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi will participate in Wednesday's "fill the jails" protest, said DMK president M. Karunanidhi.Speaking ... Read more...

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UDF wins 2 Rajya Sabha seats, LDF 1 in Kerala


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) The outcome of the Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala Monday went on expected lines with the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) winning two seats and the ... Read more...

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Two held for forging MP’s letterhead


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested here for forging the signature and letterhead of Rajya Sabha member Karan Singh to get waiting list tickets confirmed, police ... Read more...

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BJP workers court arrest in Himachal


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers courted arrest in Himachal Pradesh Friday in response to the party's nationwide "jail bharo" call to protest against ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala to be held Monday


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Elections to three Rajya Sabha seats in Kerala will be held Monday, with four candidates in the fray.The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is confident ... Read more...

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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal cajoles cousin Mulayam to go with Pranab Babu


June 15th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Political prudence of Ram Gopal Yadav prevailed over the views of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday as the party officially announced its ... Read more...

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Sachin takes oath as Rajya Sabha member


June 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was nominated to Rajya Sabha on April 27, Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.Sachin took oath in the ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to meet BJD leaders Friday (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Shortly after arriving from Britain, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he will be meeting party leaders here Friday, amid reports of rebellion in the ruling ... Read more...

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Patnaik returns home, gets rousing welcome


May 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Biju Janata Dal workers and leaders Thursday welcomed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik when he arrived in the state capital after an eight-day trip ... Read more...

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BJP amends constitution to extend Gadkari’s term (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday passed an amendment to its constitution which will now enable party president Nitin Gadkari's term to be extended by ... Read more...

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UP government reacts sharply to Maya’s diatribe


May 19th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday reacted sharply to Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati's utterances on the law and order situation in the state and said that ... Read more...

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Court clears Tendulkar’s oath-taking in Rajya Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to restrain Sachin Tendulkar from taking oath as Rajya Sabha member and sought the central government's response on ... Read more...

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Sad that Ahluwalia lost: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it was sad that senior party leader S.S. Ahluwalia could not be re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand."We ... Read more...

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Modernize ferries in Assam: MP


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Two days after a boat disaster in Assam killed an estimated 270 people, Rajya Sabha member Birendra Prasad Baishya Wednesday sought New Delhi's assistance to ... Read more...

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Sachin’s Rajya Sabha entry evokes mixed reactions


April 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A day after the government decided to nominate cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, parliament galleries were abuzz with discussion on the ... Read more...

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Mayawati takes oath as Rajya Sabha member


April 24th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha Tuesday. This will ... Read more...

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Social media content creators need protection: Experts


March 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Calling the country's IT rules as "flawed", experts at a seminar Thursday said the right to freedom of expression should also provide protection to ... Read more...

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Congress not interested in strong Lokpal: BJP


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Congress of not being serious about getting the Lokpal bill passed."We want the (Lokpal) bill to ... Read more...

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Dissent grows in BJP over Rajya Sabha nomination


March 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amid speculation that Anshuman Mishra may not contet for the Rajya Sabha, dissent continued Wednesday in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for failing to ... Read more...

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Mulayam leads Holi celebrations in UP


March 8th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Holi was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh with fervour and an added dash of political celebrations as triumphant Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders, led by party chief ... Read more...

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Day after UP polls, parties assess performance


March 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) A day after the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly polls ended, political parties spent Sunday assessing their performance - some scaling down their anticipated numbers, while ... Read more...

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Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) Who will emerge the winner in Rampur? Actor-politician Jaya Prada or bitter rival and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan?The 'Battle Royale' in ... Read more...

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Plea against Amar Singh dismissed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a plea for registering an abduction case against Rajya Sabha member and former leader of Samajwadi Party Amar Singh and ... Read more...

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Order reserved on plea against Amar Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order till March 1 on a plea seeking a review of a magistrate's order disallowing registration of an ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Police likely to file another charge sheet


February 10th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court hearing the cash-for-vote case that they are likely to file another charge sheet soon."We may file another charge ... Read more...

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