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Rahul Gandhi has stayed mum, how can he lead nation, says Samajwadi Party


September 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday expressed doubts over the 42-year-old Gandhi scion's ... Read more...

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Rahul’s remark triggers speculation about ministerial role


July 20th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remark Thursday about playing a more proactive role in the government sparked off intense speculation about the likely ministry ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for bigger role, to be No 2 in party (Night Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government", triggering intense speculation. The Congress announced ... Read more...

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Rahul ready for ‘pro-active’ role, to be No 2 in party (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will be number two in the Congress after Sonia Gandhi, the party said Thursday after he declared that he was ready for ... Read more...

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Rahul can be PM if he brings black money back: Ramdev


July 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could become prime minister if he brought black money stashed abroad in billions of rupees, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul to assume bigger role, says Digvijay


July 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In an indication that Rahul Gandhi could assume a bigger role in the party by September in preparation for 2014 general elections, Congress leader ... Read more...

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Sundaram Mutual needs a partner for products distribution


June 26th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Sundaram Asset Management Company is looking for a partner to distribute its products. The city-based firm is planning to triple its assets under management (AUM), focusing ... Read more...

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UTV’s mixed Bollywood platter ready to roll out


June 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A sensitive love story, a 3D extra-terrestrial dramedy and a behind-the-scenes saga of a Bollywood heroine -- UTV Motion Pictures is set to release ... Read more...

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IPL molestation case: Peerzada discharged from hospital


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sahil Peerzada, who was assaulted and injured while resisting an IPL cricketer's alleged attempt to molest his American fiancee Zohail Hameed at a hotel here ... Read more...

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IPL player gets bail, American woman sends Mallya legal notice (Roundup)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team's Australian player Luke Pomersbach, accused of molesting an American woman and beating up her fiance, Saturday got bail but RCB ... Read more...

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American woman goes to Delhi women’s panel against Mallya


May 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After sending a legal notice to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) director Sidhartha Mallya for his tweet questioning her character, an American woman who was allegedly ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi indicates major shakeup in Uttar Pradesh Congress


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday dropped enough hints about a major shake up in the Uttar Pradesh unit of the party, saying no one ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer dargah, donates $1mn (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari offered prayers at the revered shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer ... Read more...

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‘Bilawal is like Rahul Gandhi’


April 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) As he visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and interacted with the khadims of the shrine here Sunday, Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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Akhilesh so far, walks in the shadow of Mulayam (News Analysis)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) It may be a little too early to call it the end of the political honeymoon for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. But his choices ... Read more...

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Brazilian billionaire’s son kills cyclist in accident


March 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 20 (IANS/EFE) The eldest son of Brazilian billionaire industrialist Eike Batista was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a cyclist on a ... Read more...

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Can Narendra Modi lead India, asks Time magazine


March 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi features on the cover of Time magazine which wonders if he can ever become the prime minister despite his ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya dents Akhilesh’s clean credentials


March 15th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) For the last one week, the entry of Kunda independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya into the cabinet of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Gloom at Congress headquarters after dismal performance


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A sense of gloom prevailed at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters here Tuesday following the party's poor performance in state assembly elections, ... Read more...

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UP out of reach, Congress runs to shield Rahul


March 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was meant to be a virtuoso performance to put the Congress back in the reckoning in Uttar Pradesh, but star campaigner Rahul Gandhi's ... Read more...

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UP lesson: Party workers more important than leaders (Comment)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Why did the Congress do badly in Uttar Pradesh? The answer is simple: it had a weak organisation. A similar answer explains the BJP's woes also.And why did the Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Rahul storms Lucknow


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi zoomed through different parts of Lucknow in an unusual three-and-a-half-hour roadshow Thursday.In keeping with his own brand of politics, Rahul ... Read more...

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Not obsessed with PM’s job: Rahul Gandhi


February 6th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said he wasn't running for the prime minister's post and his job was to stay connected with people."Rahul Gandhi's ... Read more...

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Poll results will be solid for Congress: Rahul


February 6th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said poll results for his party would be "solid" in Uttar Pradesh where elections to elect a new government ... Read more...

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BJP dares Rahul to become PM


January 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday dared Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to become India's prime minister, saying it would reveal his "capability" to run the ... Read more...

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Rahul for Amarinder as Punjab chief minister


January 25th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran/Ferozepur (Punjab), Jan 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said Amarinder Singh will be the chief minister of Punjab if the Congress is voted to power ... Read more...

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Thackeray attacks Sonia, Rahul


January 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi by raking up her foreign origin and also questioned party general secretary Rahul ... Read more...

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Tata Power appoints Cyrus Mistry as additional director


December 26th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Cyrus P. Mistry, who is scheduled to take over the reins of thye $71 billion Tata Group from December 2012, has been appointed an additional director ... Read more...

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It’s Sonam over Deepika for Siddharth Mallya


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone's purported boyfriend Siddharth Mallya has chosen Sonam Kapoor as the most stylish actress in Bollywood."Most stylish actress! I think Sonam dresses pretty ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh will be transformed: Rahul


November 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said he was "ready to give in writing" that Uttar Pradesh would be "back on the development track within ... Read more...

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Cyrus Mistry to succeed Ratan Tata


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Cyrus Mistry will be the new chairman of the $71 billion Tata Group, succeeding incumbent Ratan Tata who retires next year, Tatas announced Wednesday. Cyrus is the ... Read more...

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Youth workers want bigger role for Rahul: Digvijay


November 14th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Phulpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday said members of the party's youth wing wanted Rahul Gandhi to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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Youth held with revolver at Rahul’s rally


October 20th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Oct 20 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth carrying a revolver was arrested by the Special Protection Group (SPG) for attempting to get close to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Hazare lauds his villagers’ stand on Rahul Gandhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday lauded the stand taken by Ralegan Siddhi sarpanch (village head) against meeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after the fracas in ... Read more...

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