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Himachal BJP seeks explanation from outspoken legislator


June 14th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Facing embarrassment over a party legislator going public to demand leadership change in Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit Thursday issued notice ... Read more...

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Modi steps up attack on Congress-led UPA


June 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rajkot, June 10 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that the country is ... Read more...

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Shanta Kumar questions BJP’s ‘back to power’ dream (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) There seems to be no end to the bickering in Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) despite party president Nitin Gadkari holding a meeting ... Read more...

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Northeast politicians want to join BJP: Gadkari


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Several politicians from the northeastern states want to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its president, Nitin Gadkari, said here Sunday."Several senior leaders from various ... Read more...

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Miffed Shanta wants action against corruption (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 4th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 4 (IANS) The rift between Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal and another party leader Shanta Kumar has widened, with the latter accusing the ... Read more...

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BJP suspends Himachal MP


March 11th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday suspended Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan Sushant for indiscipline, a party leader said here.Sushant was suspended with immediate effect, state ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to take call on errant MP within week


February 29th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership would within a week take a final call on the "anti-party" activities of its Himachal Pradesh MP Rajan ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu officials to discuss Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) In a sign of a way forward out of the impasse over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Kerala and Tamil Nadu officials are to meet on ... Read more...

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DLF Pramerica enters Himachal Pradesh


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 2 (IANS) DLF Pramerica Life Insurance (DPLI) Wednesday made a foray into Himachal Pradesh by opening its first branch office here, a company's official said here."After opening offices ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office bearers in Chhattisgarh


October 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday reconstituted its team of office bearers in Chhattisgarh, appointing seven vice-presidents, 11 general secretaries and naming party treasurer Motilal Vora and ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s PRP merges with Congress


June 13th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) Monday formally merged with the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh, bringing curtains on the party floated by Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi ... Read more...

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Now, Raj Thackeray also snubs Gopinath Munde


February 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 16 (IANS) After the Shiv Sena rejected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde's suggestion to form a tripartite front with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, MNS chief Raj ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena chief rejects proposal for alliance with MNS


February 15th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday categorically rejected senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gopinath Munde's suggestion to form a tripartite front which includes the Sena's bĂȘte noire, ... Read more...

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CPI-M to join hands with AIADMK for Tamil Nadu polls


January 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday decided to align with the AIADMK to fight the ensuing Tamil Nadu assembly elections this May.The party's state executive passed a ... Read more...

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Goa home minister involved in drug trade: NCP


January 17th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa legislature Mickky Pacheco Monday said that Home Minister Ravi Naik was providing protection to the drug trade in the ... Read more...

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Now, Malay Indians want a deputy prime minister


December 10th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 10 (ANI): A leader of a Malay Tamil political party - the Makkal Sakthi - has called on Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) leader Anwar Ibrahim to consider appointing a ... Read more...

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Malay Indians accuse Selangor Govt. of discrimination in giving study loans


November 27th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Nov.27 (ANI): The Malay Indian community in the state of Selangor has accused the local administration of handing out study loans in a discriminatory manner.It described the allocation of ... Read more...

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200 Malay Indian delegates hold key to Selangor polls


November 27th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Nov.27 (ANI): About 200 Indian delegates will play a crucial role in deciding between candidates aligned to the Unity team and the Justice Reform team in the Selangor DAP ... Read more...

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Congress’ Kerala unit asks Sonia to select new chief


September 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) The Congress' Kerala unit Friday passed a resolution, asking Congress president Sonia Gandhi to elect its new set of office bearers. Various Congress state units, including ... Read more...

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Preach peace after Ayodhya verdict, Digvijay asks partymen


September 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday urged party leaders and activists to fan out across Uttar Pradesh and prepare the people to observe peace and communal harmony ... Read more...

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Letter naming ‘corrupt leaders’ a fake: BJP


September 6th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit chief Surya Pratap Shahi Monday termed as "fake" a letter containing names of allegedly corrupt party leaders, circulated during ... Read more...

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Letter exposes differences in Uttar Pradesh BJP


September 4th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit came to the fore here Saturday when copies of a letter containing names of allegedly corrupt party ... Read more...

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Attack on woman cop exposes Uttar Pradesh’s law, order: Joshi


September 4th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Referring to the assault on a woman police officer earlier this week in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi said ... Read more...

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Congress panel wants state chiefs’ election by Sep 17


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) With Sonia Gandhi set to be formally re-elected Congress president Friday, the focus has shifted to the state units, who have been advised to elect their ... Read more...

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No progress over Malay Indian families’ land title request


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep.2 (ANI): Malay Indian families living in Sekinchan since the 1950s have claimed that there has been no progress by the authorities in ruling over their land titles.The Star and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh legislator dies of heart attack


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) died of a heart attack here Sunday, doctors and party leaders said. Madan Lal Sahu, 47, who won Sanjari ... Read more...

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Muraleedharan threatens fast unto death for Congress recall


August 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Former state Congress president K. Muraleedharan Wednesday threatened to go on a fast unto death in Kerala if he is not taken back into the party by ... Read more...

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Malaysian beaches fast becoming favourite haunts for sexual trysts


July 5th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (ANI): Malaysian anti-vice volunteers catch nearly 10 nude couples daily along the Tok Jembal and Teluk Ketapang beaches, which are fast becoming favourite haunts for sexual trysts.Many of ... Read more...

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Karunakaran not unwell, just deeply saddened: Son


April 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Senior Congress leader K. Karunakaran, who is in hospital, does not have any medical problem -- the nonagenarian is just deeply saddened over being slighted by the party, ... Read more...

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BSP appoints a new, younger chief for Chhattisgarh


March 29th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 29 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has been trying to increase its base in Chhattisgarh, has appointed a 35-year-old as its new president in a bid to ... Read more...

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Congress brings various NRK groups under one umbrella


January 28th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the Congress has formed the Overseas Indian Cultural Congress (OICC) as the first step in bringing the various non-resident Indians of the state under ... Read more...

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Muraleedharan feels ‘unwanted’ as Congress turns him away (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) With the Kerala Congress Wednesday once again decided against readmitting K. Muraleedharan - the son of former chief minister K. Karunakaran, the man himself was disappointed but ... Read more...

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Congress says no to Muraleedharan again


January 27th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) The state executive of the Congress party in Kerala Wednesday once again decided that K. Muraleedharan, son of former chief minister K. Karunakaran, need not be re-admitted ... Read more...

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HINDRAF leader urges Kedah Govt. to appoint two Malaysian-Indians in Exco


January 26th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 26 (ANI): HINDRAF leader K. Vasantha Kumar has urged the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) Government in Keddah to appoint at least two Indian representatives in the state executive council.The ... Read more...

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Karunakaran determined on son’s return to Congress


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran said Wednesday it was time the Congress' state executive immediately called a meeting to discuss the return of his son K. ... Read more...

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