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BJP backs Sangma, allies differ (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Even as its allies differed, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday went ahead and announced it will back former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma ... Read more...

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JD-U to support Pranab for presidency (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Thursday announced its support to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mujherjee, saying it was in favour of the ... Read more...

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JD-U to support Pranab for presidency


June 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Thursday announced its support to United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mujherjee. Soon after the BJP pledged its support ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav dodges queries on Modi as PM row


June 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid speculation about the Janata Dal (United) splitting from the NDA over Narendra Modi's projection as the prime ministerial candidate, JD(U) chief Sharad ... Read more...

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Pranab miles ahead as NDA squabbles (Roundup)


June 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two days after the UPA chose Pranab Mukherjee for presidency, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was divided Sunday over the presidential elections. But former ... Read more...

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NDA defers decision on presidential polls (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A meeting of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) here Sunday failed to decide on its presidential candidate, and said it will meet again. ... Read more...

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NDA fails to decide on presidential poll (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A meeting of the opposition National Democratic Alliance led by the BJP Sunday failed to arrive at a decision on its presidential poll candidate, ... Read more...

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BJP discusses Sangma, says aims bigger than presidential poll (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's nearly three-hour-long meeting on presidential polls ended inconclusively with leaders discussing the possibility of Backing P.A. Sangma but the party ... Read more...

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Divided BJP discusses option of backing Sangma


June 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's core committee Saturday weighed the options of backing P. Sangma for the post of president, even as a section within ... Read more...

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Consensus growing in favour of Pranab (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appears to be set for Rashtrapati Bhavan as consensus was growing in sections of the NDA that, considering his political stature and ... Read more...

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JD-U leader supports Mukherjee


June 16th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patna, June 16 (IANS) Coming out in support of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for presidency, Janata Dal-United leader Shivanand Tiwari Saturday said a "graceful sendoff" should be ... Read more...

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NDA declines comment on Pranab’s candidature for presidency


June 15th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Friday declined to comment on the candidature of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as ruling UPA nominee for ... Read more...

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NDA partners will decide on presidential issue: Sharad Yadav


June 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the alliance partners would sit together to decide their next move ... Read more...

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NDA to wait and watch: Advani (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to ... Read more...

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JD-U miffed about last minute news of NDA meet


June 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A divide seemed to appear in the National Democratic Alliance ahead of the presidential polls with ally Janata Dal-United expressing displeasure over the last minute ... Read more...

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BJP wants Congress to react, NDA meet unlikely before Saturday (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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NDA decision unlikely before Saturday, cards close to chest


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) While the Congress maneuvers with its allies on the presidential polls, the opposition National Democratic Alliance, which is yet to hold any consultations, is ... Read more...

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NDA yet to decide on presidential candidate: Sharad Yadav


June 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Wednesday said they had "good relations" with Pranab Mukherjee, but remained non-committal on the finance minister's ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across ... Read more...

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NDA calls shutdown May 31 against petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Thursday called a Bharat Bandh (nationwide shutdown) on May 31 against petrol price hike.The decision was announced by the NDA's ... Read more...

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Privilege notice served against Ajit Singh


May 15th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Opposition parties Tuesday served a privilege notice against Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh for "making policy statement outside when parliament is in session".The notice ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs criticise cartoons in NCERT books


May 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Members in the Lok Sabha Monday united in criticising cartoons in NCERT books allegedly denigrating political leaders, particularly the one on B.R. Ambedkar, with ... Read more...

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BJP tries to bridge gaps on presidential contest (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Indore, May 2 (IANS) Amid differences over the presidential contest, the BJP Wednesday tried to bridge the gap with its leader Sushma Swaraj meeting Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U to meet on presidential candidate


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were set to meet their Janata Dal-United (JD-U) counterparts Wednesday, a day after the allies differed over the presidential ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Rift in NDA, Left may support Congress (Third Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences appeared Tuesday in the opposition National Democratic Alliance over the presidential candidate while the Left indicated it may support a Congress candidate.A ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U not on same page over next president


May 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate emerged Tuesday with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) refusing to stand by the ... Read more...

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NDA walks out of Lok Sabha over slow wheat procurement (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party Monday walked out in protest in the Lok Sabha saying the government should ... Read more...

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Now opposition guns for Chidambaram, Lok Sabha disrupted


April 27th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Opposition Lok Sabha MPs Friday demanded the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram who is alleged to have helped his son get financial benefits ... Read more...

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‘Urban projects fail to provide basic services’


April 26th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The number of projects undertaken by the urban development ministry for transition to quasi-urban society has not been accompanied by a commensurate increase in the ... Read more...

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Who will be next president? Many names but could be another dark horse (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With less than three months before President Pratibha Patil demits office, a host of possible successors have now surfaced. But a poor Congress show ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll’s scrapping landmark decision: Advani


April 1st, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Terming the Election Commission's move to scrap the Rajya Sabha election in Jharkhand a "landmark" decision, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Fourth Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs. A ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Third Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs, but ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Second Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs, but ... Read more...

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Team Anna condemns Lok Sabha move to censure them (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Team Anna Tuesday condemned the Lok Sabha decision to consider a censure motion against them.Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said the whole country would ... Read more...

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