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Congress looks forward to life after Mamata


September 21st, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it was looking forward to life after Mamata Bannerjee, adding that the exit of Trinamool Congress from the UPA will allow ... Read more...

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Pranab welcomes Trinamool decision


July 17th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Within minutes of the Trinamool Congress Tuesday deciding to support his presidential bid, ruling United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee welcomed the announcement ... Read more...

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Congress leader denies contacting Kalam


June 15th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmed Friday denied contacting former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to persuade him to back out of the presidential race, after Congress ... Read more...

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Terrorist shot dead in Aurangabad


March 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Monday shot dead a suspected terrorist allegedly involved in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, police said here.Acting on a tip-off, ATS ... Read more...

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Trinamool won’t back Congress for Rajya Sabha polls


March 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress has decided not to support the Congress nominee in West Bengal for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls, state Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharya Tuesday ... Read more...

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Meenal, Arantxa in National Billiards Final


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Meenal Thakur and Pune cueist Arantxa Sanchis will face-off in the final of the ladies billiards event at the Manisha-National Billiards and Snooker Championship after ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Varsha in National cue sports


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangalore's Varsha Sanjeev notched a creditable triple crown by winning the junior girls snooker event in the Manisha Constructions National Billiards and Snooker Championship here Monday.Varsha, ... Read more...

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Congress minister allowed to quit Mamata ministry


January 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday gave the go-ahead to the West Bengal Congress minister who wished to quit the Mamata Banerjee ministry after calling the chief minister ... Read more...

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Pranab backs Shakeel’s cool down advice to Bengal Congress


January 13th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the Congress high command asked its Bengal unit to cool down tempers against ally Trinamool, senior Congress leader and union Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Congress asks Bengal unit to settle issues with Trinamool


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) With Congress against losing a "valued partner" like Mamata Banerjee, the party high command Friday instructed the West Bengal leadership to settle all outstanding issues ... Read more...

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Crossing ‘knowledge bridge’ on an Azamgarh river (Postcard from Azamgarh)


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) They wanted their children to get good quality education which they were bereft of. So people in a small village of Uttar Pradesh funded ... Read more...

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Renuka, Alvi appointed Congress spokespersons


August 5th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed party leaders Renuka Chowdhury and Rashid Alvi as spokespersons and former union minister Suresh Pachauri as convenor of its research ... Read more...

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Congress avoids comment on leaked CAG report


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday refused to comment on a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report faulting the Prime Minister's Office for letting Suresh Kalmadi capture ... Read more...

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Congress refuses comment on Digvijay’s Mumbai blast remark


July 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Sunday declined to comment on party leader Digvijay Singh's remarks about the need to probe all groups, including Hindu outfits, in Wednesday's Mumbai ... Read more...

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Wasn’t at the fashion show after Mumbai blasts: Sahay (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday said a section of electronic media had "wrongly projected" news about his attending a fashion show ... Read more...

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Congress leader nominated as Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha candidate


July 8th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Saturday sprung a jolt on alliance partner Congress by nominating its prominent leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy as her party's candidate ... Read more...

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Congress leaders from Telangana meet Azad


July 5th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Congress leaders from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region met union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who supervises the party's affairs in the state, here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Congress plays down resignations of party lawmakers (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Congress Monday played down the resignations of its legislators and MPs from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh over the demand for creating a ... Read more...

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Rahul as PM: Congress voices rise as he turns 41


June 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) As Rahul Gandhi turns 41 Sunday, voices in the Congress are rising touting the young leader as fitting the bill to become the next ... Read more...

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Congress discussing joining Mamata government: Bhuniya


May 15th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) West Bengal Congress chief Manas Bhuniya Saturday said the Congress will cooperate with the Trinamool Congress and the decision of joining the next government in ... Read more...

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Sonia to decide on joining Bengal government: Congress


May 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmed Friday said party president Sonia Gandhi will take the final call on joining the West Bengal government led by Trinamool ... Read more...

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PML-N goes overboard in protest against PPP in Pak parliament


April 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's parliament witnessed the noisiest demonstration to date by the country's largest opposition party, the Pakistan Muslim League-N, as the Pakistan People's Party-led government seemed to seek cooperation ... Read more...

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Congress says it allied with Trinamool for good reasons


April 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Rubbishing allegations that the Congress "sold" the state unit to the Trinamool Congress, a party leader said that forging an alliance in West Bengal was ... Read more...

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Congress suspends 11 rebels in Bengal


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday suspended 11 workers who are contesting as independents against the party's official candidates in the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.The 11 who ... Read more...

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BJP used religion as opportunistic tool: Congress (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Attacking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley over his denial of the comments he allegedly made on the party's stand on Hindu nationalism, ... Read more...

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Congress criticizes BJP over fresh Wikileaks revelations


March 26th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): The Congress party on Saturday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for denying the fresh revelations by whistle blowing website Wikileaks that one of their leaders said ... Read more...

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Trinamool, Congress seal seat-sharing deal for Bengal polls (Intro Roundup)


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Aiming to end the 34-year rule of the Left Front in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress and the Congress Monday announced a seat-sharing pact for ... Read more...

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Congress seals pact with Trinamool for West Bengal assembly polls (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Giving in to the seat-sharing agreement unilaterally announced by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, the Congress Monday sealed an electoral pact with her party ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool seal pact for West Bengal assembly polls (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The Congress and the Trinamool Congress Monday announced a seat-sharing pact for the April-May assembly polls aimed at ending the 34-year rule of the ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool reach accord for Bengal polls (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Ending weeks of suspense, the Congress and the Trinamool Congress Monday agreed on seat-sharing for the April-May West Bengal assembly polls. Under the deal, Trinamool ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool finalise seat sharing arrangement


March 21st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress will contest 65 seats in West Bengal and the Trinamool Congress 229, it was announced here Monday.The decision was announced by Shakeel ... Read more...

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Congress-TMC strike deal for WB polls


March 21st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The stalemate between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) over seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal has reportedly come to an end ... Read more...

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W.Bengal Polls: Gandhi instructs Mukherjee to meet TMC leaders


March 21st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi met senior party leader Pranab Mukherjee and her political secretary Ahmed Patel on Monday to discuss the proposed seat-sharing arrangement with the ... Read more...

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Congress, TMC leaders meet to discuss W. Bengal seat sharing pact


March 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Key leaders of the Congress party and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) have begun a meeting at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters here this morning ... Read more...

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Congress in no hurry to announce Bengal candidates


March 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) The Congress leadership Sunday said it was not ready to be pushed into a decision over announcing names of candidates for the West Bengal assembly ... Read more...

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