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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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NDA allies together on coal scam: Sharad Yadav


August 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said Thursday that his party was with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner BJP in its protest over the ... Read more...

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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Resign, clarify: Opposition call to prime minister (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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To dialogue over coal or not: Opposition divided


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, differences appeared within the opposition, with BJP ally ... Read more...

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Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says


August 8th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check illegal infiltration.Taking part ... Read more...

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Advani blog: Sena fumes, JD(U) welcomes prediction (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A political storm has stirred up over Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L.K. Advani's blog post predicting a non-Congress, non-BJP prime minister after the next ... Read more...

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JD(U) says Nitish eligible for PM, lauds Advani for blog


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Praising BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting that the next prime minister could be from neither the Congress nor his own party, the Janata ... Read more...

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Nitish meets Jaswant, pledges support


July 26th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday met NDA's vice-presidential candidate Jaswant Singh and expressed full support to him.Nitish Kumar, who ... 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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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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BJP core group to meet today, allies divided over presidency (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The BJP core group is meeting here Saturday to decide on supporting Finance Minister and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the country's presidency.The ... 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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We must have right to disagree in democracy: JD-U MP


May 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A day after a cartoon featuring B.R. Ambedkar was withdrawn following uproar in the parliament, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari Sunday said taking away ... Read more...

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Congress seems ahead in presidential sweepstakes, BJP stuck


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress seems to have taken a head-start over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presidential poll campaign as it deftly moves for ... Read more...

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Parliament takes a break till April 24 (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget session.While the Lok Sabha ended with the ... Read more...

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SP, JD-U want army chief sacked, BJP says no


March 28th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Opinions were divided Wednesday on the future of army chief V.K. Singh with the SP and the JD-U saying he should be sacked after ... Read more...

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Army chief’s letter, Telangana rock parliament


March 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Rocked by the letter written by army chief Gen V.K. Singh to the prime minister, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice till 12 noon ... Read more...

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MPs demand special session to discuss agrarian crisis


December 15th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members Thursday demanded calling a special session of parliament to discuss the country's agrarian crisis with nearly 2.15 ... Read more...

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Embarrassment for government in Rajya Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) It was an embarrassing day for the government in Rajya Sabha Tuesday as it faced heat over two bills in the upper house. While the ... Read more...

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‘Filmmakers not being involved in film popularisation in Goa’


December 1st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A motley unprofessional combo of politicians, bureaucrats and political appointees, including 'industrialist wives' and journalists, running Goa's film promotion body are squelching film culture instead of ... Read more...

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We want corruption-free government: minister


November 24th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The government wants to provide a corruption free administration, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy said Thursday."The government is determined ... Read more...

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Iron ore export from Goa to dip next fiscal: Exporters body


October 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Iron ore exports from Goa are expected to dip this financial year as the Goa government has issued stringent regulatory methods in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Sushma to attend Modi fast on final day Monday


September 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, will be among the top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to be present on the third ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

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Goa, mining firms talks on creating corridor stalemated


July 21st, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa's Rs.6,000 crore mining industry wants the state government to renew old mining leases and resolve environmental issues, in return for their financial contribution towards a ... Read more...

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Cops eat ice cream with accused, face action


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) It is being called the "ice cream expose"! Strict action has been promised against three policemen who shared an ice cream with a murder accused in Goa ... Read more...

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Lucknow court summons Jaya Bachchan


January 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress-turned-Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan is in the dock for allegedly giving a false affidavit about the properties she and her megastar husband Amitabh Bachchan owned. A ... Read more...

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JD-U, BJP claim victory in Bihar, opposition struggles (Third Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's ruling alliance of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Wednesday poised to retain power, with the vote count indicating a sweeping win ... Read more...

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Eight killed in road accident


November 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) At least eight people, including seven children, were killed and 25 others injured when the truck in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district Monday, ... Read more...

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Another JD-U leader calls for snapping ties with BJP


September 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Another Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Saturday demanded snapping of ties with alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar, saying it would help the party perform better ... Read more...

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JD-U ‘rethink’ on alliance will only help Lalu, says BJP


September 14th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) A day after a Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader asked his party to rethink allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar for the state assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra spares cop for Gujarat riots probe


August 31st, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told by the Maharashtra government Tuesday that it was making its senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer K. Venkateshan available to the Special ... Read more...

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It’s Janata Dal ‘disunited’ in Bihar (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Assembly elections may be barely months away, but Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) seems anything but united with clashes and violence marring several meetings of party workers in ... Read more...

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