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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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Goa lawmakers slam dance bars, signages in Russian


July 31st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The mushrooming of dance bars and the overwhelming influence of the Russian Cyrillic script in Goa's coastal belt, including in temples, is damning the image ... Read more...

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Advantage Pranab as lawmakers vote to elect new president (Afternoon Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian lawmakers Thursday voted to elect a new president in what is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Voting begins to elect India’s new president


July 19th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Thousands of Indian MPs and assembly members representing Thursday began casting their votes to choose a new president. It is a direct ... Read more...

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Pranab will win, claims UPA


July 17th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Two days ahead of the presidential poll, the UPA Tuesday claimed its nominee Pranab Mukherjee will win comfortably with Mamata Banerjee also extending her ... Read more...

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Sangma gives proof against Mukherjee, centre debunks it (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team Monday gave documents to the Election Commission to prove alleged lapses by rival candidate Pranab Mukherjee while filing papers ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to all Andhra parties to support him (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all parties in Andhra Pradesh to support his candidature.He addressed Congress MPs ... Read more...

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Pranab in Hyderabad to seek support


July 1st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday on a day-long visit to galvanize support for his candidature.Protest by a small ... Read more...

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Congress talks trigger fresh debate on Telangana (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region may not currently be witnessing protests for separate statehood but the ongoing consultations by the Congress leadership in New Delhi ... Read more...

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YSR Congress leads the Andhra by-elections


June 15th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), led by jailed legislator Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Friday established early leads in the Nellore Lok Sabha and in 13 ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tuesday’s by-polls in Andhra Pradesh


June 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Over 4.6 million voters in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to exercise their franchise in Tuesday's by-polls to Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 legislative assembly seats ... Read more...

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Andhra’s cash-for-bail scam sent to anti-graft bureau


June 9th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The cash-for-bail scam involving a judge and a retired judge in Andhra Pradesh was Friday transferred to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on the direction of the ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP say Jagan trying to buy MLAs


June 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Friday alleged that Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the jailed leader of the YSR Congress ... Read more...

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CBI grills Jagan for over 7 hours, to continue questioning Saturday (Evening Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday grilled YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for over seven hours in the illegal assets case and will ... Read more...

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Crisis in Karnataka BJP worsens


May 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The crisis in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday headed for a flashpoint as supporters of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped up pressure for ... Read more...

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On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban


January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

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Court stays arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders


November 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union junior ministers, got a breather after the Allahabad High Court Thursday stayed their arrest in a case of allegedly ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Four Congress leaders booked for thrashing anti-Rahul protesters


November 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union ministers, were Tuesday booked on charges of assaulting Samajwadi Party activists in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district during party general ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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MPs responsible for consequences of returning gunmen: DGP


October 20th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after nine Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region decided to surrender their gunmen to the state government, police chief Dinesh Reddy ... Read more...

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MP sent to jail, 3,000 held for rail blockade in Telangana


October 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Ten MPs from Telangana, including nine belonging to Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress, and over a dozen legislators were Saturday arrested along with over 3,000 others ... Read more...

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Telangana protests: Siege at Congress ministers’ homes


September 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Demanding their resignations, Telangana protestors Thursday laid siege to the residences of Congress ministers and legislators in the region while the "people's strike" continued for ... Read more...

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TRS chief threatens attacks on Congress leaders’ houses


September 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday threatened to attack houses of public representatives of the Congress if they remain silent over power-cut ... Read more...

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Six mutilated bodies found in Mexico


September 12th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The mutilated bodies of six people, including two women, were found in a Mexican city, prosecutors said.The incident took place in Ciudad Madera, a ... Read more...

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MP loyal to Jagan quits, another to follow suit


August 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy Wednesday resigned to protest the inclusion of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's name in a Central Bureau ... Read more...

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MPs prevented from hoisting flag at Telangana memorial


August 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Police prevented Congress MPs belonging to Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region from hoisting the national flag at the Telangana martyrs' memorial here on Independence Day Monday.The ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress MPs to boycott parliament session


August 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress party MPs from the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Sunday decided to continue their boycott of the ongoing parliament session over their demand for ... Read more...

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No consensus in BJP on Yeddyurappa’s successor


July 31st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Hours after B.S. Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday evening was still struggling for a consensus candidate to lead ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa must resign: Shanta Kumar


July 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, indicted by the Lokayukta for illegal mining in his state, should resign, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shanta Kumar said ... Read more...

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‘Explosive’ mining report seems to ‘implode’ Karnataka BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 29th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) From scam-hit Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to backbencher lawmakers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), everyone Friday proclaimed to be a "disciplined soldier" of the ... Read more...

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No alternative to Telangana, Andhra leaders tell Azad


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Congress leaders from Telangana Friday asked the party central leadership to take a decision on statehood for the region before Aug 1 and made ... Read more...

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Now Andhra and Rayalseema leaders threaten to resign


July 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) After MPs and state legislators from Telangana tendered mass resignations to press for a separate state, their counterparts from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions now threaten ... Read more...

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Congress leaders of Telangana reject second SRC proposal


July 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Congress leaders from Telangana region Tuesday rejected the proposal to set up a second States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) and said they would settle for nothing ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders arrested near Osmania University


July 11th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested several Congress leaders from Telangana region when they were heading towards Osmania University to express solidarity with students who had launched ... Read more...

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