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Hyderabad MP urges northeast people to stay


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Friday assured people of the northeast region living in Hyderabad of protection and advised them not to leave the ... Read more...

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Family matter: BJP government fights criticism from within (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been left squirming with embarrassment after the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), allied to the party, hit ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP’s land scandals embroil RSS affiliates


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) land scandals in Karnataka that have landed its first chief minister in jail now seem to spread to affiliates of ... Read more...

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BJP smells victory in Uttar Pradesh


October 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Buoyed by its internal surveys which show the party has gained ground in Uttar Pradesh on the issue of corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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You cannot ignore Digvijay Singh


June 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 26 (IANS) Either you agree or disagree with Digvijay Singh, but you cannot ignore him.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders may not like his remarks and Congress ... Read more...

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BJP outsourcing responsiblity: Congress leader


June 19th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As the debate on the Lokpal bill continues to rage, Congress general secretary B.K. Hariprasad has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "outsourcing" ... Read more...

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Government warns Ramdev of action for ‘building an army’ remark


June 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said yoga guru Baba Ramdev's reported remark that he is ready to arm his supporters in self defence was "anti-national"."It ... Read more...

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Gujarat top cop Bhatt asked to report for duty


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) Gujarat's senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt has received a letter from Director General of Police Chittaranjan Singh asking him to report back ... Read more...

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Arun Jaitley denies ‘opportunistic’ remark in WikiLeaks cable


March 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Denying the statements made by him reported by WikiLeaks cable, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley today said that the use of 'opportunistic' ... Read more...

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Panel clears BJP, Hindu groups of church attacks; opposition cries foul (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its government in Karnataka and pro-Hindu outfits had no hand in the attacks on churches in the state in 2008, a judicial ... Read more...

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Advani’s Rath Yatra root of terrorism in India: Digvijay


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A day after he held Hindu Mahasabha founder Veer Savarkar responsible for the two-nation theory, Congress leader Digvijay Singh blamed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Congress-BJP slugfest: duel with no winners (Comment)


January 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli As may be expected, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are targeting each other's main weak spots in their current political confrontation, but their mutual vulnerabilities are ... Read more...

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Congress book blames Sangh parivar for Babri demolition, defends Rao


December 30th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A book published by the Congress to mark its 125-year history lays the entire blame for the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition on the Sangh Parivar and ... Read more...

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Rahul’s remarks leave BJP, RSS fuming (Roundup)


October 6th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's comparison of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with the outlawed Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) Wednesday prompted the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi equates RSS with SIMI


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) Launching a no holds barred attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday branded the sangh parivar outfit as "fanatical" and equated ... Read more...

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BJP will seek to benefit from Ayodhya verdict, say Congress leaders


October 1st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Ayodhya ruling would not cause political polarisation in the country but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would seek to make political mileage from the verdict ... Read more...

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Sangh Parivar should behave responsibly: Digvijay Singh


September 29th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Joining issue with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which Wednesday attacked him over his remarks about the party, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said he would ... Read more...

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Saffron trade union keeps away from strike


September 7th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), with a leaning towards the Sangh Parivar, did not take part in the all-India strike Tuesday called by the Left and Congress-backed ... Read more...

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Activists of Muslim voluntary forum protest Madani’s arrest by Karnataka police


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Aug.23 (ANI): Over 300 activists of the Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK), a Muslim voluntary forum, staged a protest here on Monday against the Karnataka Police for arresting Abdul ... Read more...

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Congress charges against RSS diversionary tactics: BJP


July 15th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday alleged that the Congress is resorting to "diversionary tactics" to get away from the price rise issue by launching a ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan Army hindering peace with India? (Comment)


May 8th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The day after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani decided on initiating greater official interactions between the two countries while conversing in Thimphu, ... Read more...

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RSS leader Nanaji Deshmukh’s body donated to AIIMS


March 1st, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by ANI
Chitrakoot / New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The body of the veteran Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh, who breathed his last on Saturday, was donated to the All India ... Read more...

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Cracks in Hindutva camp spells doom for doctrine (Comment)


February 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The saffron brotherhood has generally been known for its unity. The reason is despite its long history - the Hindu supremacist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was founded in 1925 ... Read more...

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‘Parivar’ splits on Mumbai issue - BJP backs RSS, Sena isolated


February 1st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Mumbai for Marathis, or for all Indians? The question drove a deeper wedge in the Sangh Parivar Monday with the BJP backing mentor RSS in saying ... Read more...

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RSS concern for Hindi-speakers not sincere, says Congress


January 31st, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Congress Sunday accused the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of "double-speak" on preventing spread of linguistic chauvinism in Maharashtra. Congress spokesman Shakeel Ahmed said that if ... Read more...

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Chidambaram stands by Liberhan report, says judge went by brief (Roundup)


December 10th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday resolutely stood by the Liberhan Commission report on the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, and said the judge ... Read more...

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Congress says Babri razing was ‘cold-blooded conspiracy’


December 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allied groups of resorting to a "cold-blooded conspiracy" to demolish the Babri mosque in 1992. "The ... Read more...

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Congress MP blames Rao also for Babri mosque demolition (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Congress admitted Tuesday that its leader and former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was not alert enough to prevent the demolition of the Babri mosque. ... Read more...

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Parliament to continue Liberhan Report discussion


December 8th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): The discussion of the Liberhan Commission's Report on the Babri Mosque demolition and the Action Taken Report (ATR) is expected to continue in Parliament for the ... Read more...

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Khurshid slams BJP for exploiting Ayodhya issue


December 8th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of exploiting the Ayodhya issue for political purposes, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the party should regret orchestrating ... Read more...

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We are committed to Ram temple: BJP on Babri anniversary (Lead)


December 6th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) On the 17th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday reiterated that building a temple to Lord Ram at the mosque ... Read more...

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Protests, celebrations mark Babri demolition anniversary


December 6th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The 17th anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition saw both protests as well as celebratory marches by different groups in the capital Sunday. Staging a protest at ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to discuss Liberhan report Dec 9-10


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Liberhan Commission report on the 1992 Babri mosque demolition will be discussed in the Lok Sabha Dec 9 and 10, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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BJP demands statement from PM on Babri demolition


November 26th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the central government's role on the day the Babri mosque was razed ... Read more...

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Liberhan findings vague, uncertain: Advani’s counsel


November 25th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's counsel Satya Pal Jain Wednesday said the findings of the Liberhan Commission into the 1992 Babri mosque demolition were ... Read more...

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