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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passenger and commercial vehicles went ... Read more...

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BJP youth wing to lodge police complaints against PM


September 13th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing has decided to file complaints against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, for his alleged involvement in irregularities in ... Read more...

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Sacked Maruti workers mull strategy with trade unions


August 31st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 31 (IANS) After the July 18 violence at Maruti's Manesar plant in Haryana, the workers terminated on accusations of the violence Friday met various trade unions demanding their ... Read more...

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Singh Deo quits as BJP assembly leader


August 27th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo Monday resigned as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the Odisha assembly, a day ahead of the monsoon session."I have received ... Read more...

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Mamata moves to set up base in Uttar Pradesh


August 16th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hoping to expand its base in the Hindi heartland of Uttar Pradesh and make an electoral dent, the Trinamool Congress will set up district units ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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NDA leader will be next PM: Gadkari


August 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day brain-storming session ended here Monday with party president Nitin Gadkari's assuring all that only a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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Private doctors on warpath in uterus removal scam


August 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour transport strike in West Bengal July 31


July 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest the increase in petrol and diesel prices."We are ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar congratulates Pranab, invites him to Bihar


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's 13th president and invited him to visit the state."I have congratulated ... Read more...

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NCP unhappy in Maharashtra also


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Firing another salvo at the Congress, the NCP Saturday claimed that it was unhappy with it in Maharashtra too, and alleged the party was "not consulted" ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Fear of poaching haunts Chhattisgarh parties


July 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 10 (IANS) Fear of cross-voting in the presidential poll is haunting both Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress even as both sides Tuesday sought ... Read more...

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Major gains for BJP in UP urban body polls


July 7th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a fresh lease of life in Uttar Pradesh as it is set to win 10 mayoral seats in the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Joshi-Modi poster war reaches Jaipur


June 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The poster war between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his arch-rival Sanjay Joshi reached Jaipur Friday.One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates ... Read more...

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Mulayam gives Akhilesh full marks on completing 100 days


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday gave full marks to the Uttar Pradesh state government headed by his son, Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Trinamool calls Mulayam a ‘traitor’, hopes for consensus on Kalam


June 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Terming Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav a "traitor" after his party's about-turn in extending support to union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential choice (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday with regard to the upcoming presidential poll, ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential choice Wednesday (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday regarding the upcoming presidential polls, Trinamool Congress insiders ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential polls Wednesday


June 12th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday regarding the upcoming presidential polls, Trinamool Congress insiders said.Banerjee ... Read more...

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Compensate slain terror suspect’s family, demands Samajwadi Party


June 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday demanded that the Maharashtra government pay compensation of Rs.2.5 million to the family of terror accused Mohammed Qateel Jaffer Siddiqui who was ... Read more...

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Four more kids die of suspected encephalitis in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) Four more children have succumbed to suspected encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts since Monday taking the death toll to 23 in nine days, ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Jammu shuts down against fuel price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads and shops and businesses were shut Thursday in this Kashmir city as part of an all-India shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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UP refuses to slash VAT on petrol


May 30th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Chances of petrol prices being slashed in Uttar Pradesh have dimmed as the state government has declined to reduce its Value Added Tax (VAT).Chief ... Read more...

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Odisha protests over petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Protests and demonstrations were organised in various parts of Odisha Thursday against the hike in petrol prices by an unprecedented over Rs.7 a litre by ... Read more...

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Raje supporters want her as state chief, BJP says rift over (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Rajasthan BJP crisis: Raje supporters want her as state chief


May 7th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Rift in Rajasthan BJP, 40 legislators offer to resign (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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