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Congress to decide post-polls on joining Bengal government: Pranab (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Vowing to support the Trinamool Congress, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the issue of joining the government in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Mamata’s administrative skills suspect: Jaitley (Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday launched a broadside against the Trinamool Congress, questioning the administrative skills of its chief Mamata Banerjee and stressing that the ... Read more...

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Trinamool cannot escape UPA’s sins: Arun Jaitley


March 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Saturday lashed out at the Trinamool Congress (TMC), saying it ... Read more...

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DMK decision a pressure tactic, says CPI-M


March 5th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Chairman of West Bengal's ruling Left Front Biman Bose Saturday termed the DMK's decision to end its seven-year alliance with the Congress as a ... Read more...

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Mamata won’t contest West Bengal assembly polls


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 2 (ANI): Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she would not contest the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, but campaign for her party."It ... Read more...

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Mamata ready with Trinamool poll list


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 2 (ANI): Welcoming the six-phase polling schedule for West Bengal as announced by the Election Commission of India, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has said her ... Read more...

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Co-pilot seat adjustment causes AI jet to plunge a terrifying 7,000-ft


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Passengers on an Air India Express flight were nearly killed when a co-pilot tried to move his seat and accidentally sent the airliner into a terrifying 7,000-foot plunge.The ... Read more...

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Congress to establish broad-based alliance in Bengal (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) In an apparent bid to pressurise ally Trinamool Congress, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Friday announced that it was eyeing a broad-based alliance with secular parties to ... Read more...

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I respect Mamata, but Congress needs respect too: Rahul (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday said his party wanted to partner the Trinamool Congress to unseat the ruling Left Front in West Bengal in assembly polls, but ... Read more...

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NCP meeting over Bihar polls Sep 12


September 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will hold a meeting of its election committee in Patna Sep 12 to decide the number of seats the party will contest ... Read more...

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CPI-M to dissect debacle, speculation on Kolkata mayor


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) meets here Thursday to deliberate on the reasons for the ruling Left Front's dismal performance in the West Bengal civic polls ... Read more...

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Pranab attacks Trinamool for failure of seat-sharing talks (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Attacking Trinamool Congress for the collapse of the seat adjustment talks with the Congress for the coming civic polls in West Bengal, Finance Minister and state Congress ... Read more...

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‘Collapse of civic poll ties with Trinamool won’t impact centre’


May 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Congress chief Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any effect at the centre or next year's state assembly polls of the collapse of the alliance with ... Read more...

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Subrata Mukherjee to join Trinamool


May 4th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Congress in West Bengal Tuesday suffered a jolt with its state working president Subrata Mukherjee announcing he would join the Trinamool Congress Wednesday. Blaming the Congress ... Read more...

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Congress-Trinamool alliance for civic polls jeopardised


May 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) The alliance between West Bengal's anti-Left Front opposition for the May 30 Kolkata civic polls was jeopardised Saturday after the Congress released a list of 88 candidates ... Read more...

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Congress seeks ‘adjustment’ with Trinamool for Kolkata civic polls


May 1st, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and party in-charge of West Bengal K. Keshav Rao met Trinamool Congress chief and Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee here Friday to seek seat-sharing ... Read more...

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RJD, LJP must apologise to secular forces: Congress


June 19th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress party Friday asked Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan to apologise to the "secular ... Read more...

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Left behind - Bengal can’t believe it!


May 17th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) In buses, tea stalls and street corners, politically vibrant Kolkata had no other topic of discussion Sunday but the crumbling of the Left citadel in West Bengal. ... Read more...

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Sports star, matinee idol and barrister battle in Krishnanagar


May 6th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Krishnanagar, May 6 (IANS) Rarely does one find a sports star crossing swords with a matinee idol in Indian elections. But that is the case in West Bengal's Krishnanagar Lok Sabha constituency ... Read more...

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Rahul lavishes praise on Mamata Banerjee, wants to meet her


April 25th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Describing her as a "lady of the people" and "genuine grassroots person", Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday lavished praise on Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and ... Read more...

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UPA intact despite hiccups, claims Congress


March 28th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Bhubaneshwar, Mar 28 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is intact despite hiccups over seat sharing.Talking to reporters here on Friday, Singhvi ... Read more...

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Vote Third Front to power, West Bengal communists urge electorate (Lead)


March 17th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front leaders Monday urged the electorate to help vote the communist-led Third Front to power during the Lok Sabha polls. "I appeal to ... Read more...

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TDP vice president joins Congress party


March 15th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) A month before elections to Andhra Pradesh assembly and Lok Sabha, the main opposition Telugu Desam Party Sunday received a big jolt with party vice president Gutta Sukhender ... Read more...

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Congress-Trinamool pact is unholy nexus, says Left Front


March 12th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Thursday termed the Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance for the Lok Sabha elections as an unholy nexus and asked them to clarify the basis of ... Read more...

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Mamata asks regional parties across India to forsake CPI (M)


March 12th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 12 (ANI): Happyover the seat adjustment with the Congress Party in West Bengal for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee today took the poll fervor ... Read more...

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Congress workers unhappy with Trinamool seat-sharing deal: Dasmunsi


March 9th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) West Bengal Congress MLA Deepa Dasmunsi, the wife of union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, Monday claimed that grassroot party workers were unhappy with the seat-sharing deal with the ... Read more...

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I am waiting for Congress reply on seat-sharing: Mamata


March 6th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said her party was ready with the candidates' list for the coming Lok Sabha polls, but revealed her impatience at the Congress' ... Read more...

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I am waiting for Congress’ reply on seat adjustment: Mamata


March 5th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) West Bengal's principal opposition party Trinamool Congress is waiting for the Congress' reply on seat adjustment for the coming Lok Sabha polls in the state, party chief Mamata ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool join hands for Lok Sabha elections (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The West Bengal based Trinamool Congress and the Congress will fight the Lok Sabha election together against the state's ruling Left Front, leaders of the two parties said ... Read more...

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Congress not to contest against Mamata, brightens alliance hope (Lead)


March 1st, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Setting the stage for seat adjustment with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the coming Lok Sabha polls, the Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday decided not to field any ... Read more...

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Congress-Trinamool alliance not yet decided: Mamata


February 28th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) West Bengal's principal opposition political force Trinamool Congress Saturday admitted it has initiated talks with the Congress about seat adjustment in the state for the coming Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Mamatas new formula to Bengal Congress to fight CPI(M)


June 25th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 25 (ANI): With the CPI(M) threatening to withdraw support to the UPA government at the Centre over the proposed nuclear accord with the US, Trinamul Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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DMK asks UPA to follow coalition ‘dharma’


February 15th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Friday asked the central government to abide by coalition 'dharma' in the face of widespread reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the next ... Read more...

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We desperately need Sharif to save Pakistan: Zardari


February 13th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 13 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said "we desperately need Nawaz Sharif at this moment to save the country. If all the democratic forces are not united at ... Read more...

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Sharif offers to accommodate Imran in NA


December 11th, 2007 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 11 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief, Nawaz Sharif, has offered to accommodate former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in the National Assembly and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) office bearers in the Punjab ... Read more...

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