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Intervene in government attack on CAG, BJP tells president (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks on the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Check government’s attack on CAG, BJP tells president


September 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday and asked him to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj would make a dashing prime minister: Bal Thackeray


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the ... Read more...

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For the Congress, silence is not golden (Comment)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Any one in India who heard the live telecast of Barack Obama's speech at the national convention of the Democrats in the US on Friday would have noted how his ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament part of democracy: BJP


September 7th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was ... Read more...

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PM has no right to remain silent: BJP (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the alleged faulty allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj meets Bal Thackeray


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday called upon Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here and inquired about his health.Sushma Swaraj said that her ... Read more...

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BJP insists on PM’s resignation


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday said her party was sticking to its stand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should resign in the alleged coal scam.But ... Read more...

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Sonia called Sushma to end parliament logjam


September 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj in an attempt to find a solution to the logjam in parliament ... Read more...

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What about Reddy brothers, Lalu asks BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday targeted the BJP over its allegation that the government took hefty bribes ("mota maal") while allocating ... Read more...

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My silence is better than a thousand answers: PM in Urdu


August 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Known for his preference for Urdu poetry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday voiced his unhappiness over the BJP targeting him on coal blocks allocation ... Read more...

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Advani accuses prime minister of attacking CAG


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Monday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of attacking CAG in his statement on coal blocks allocation in the two houses of ... Read more...

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Tilak booms, 92 years after death


August 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 25 (IANS) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for third day; all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Thursday as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the CAG report on alleged ... Read more...

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Shinde meets Sushma over parliament impasse


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde met BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday in a bid to break the standoff in parliament over coal block allocation, government ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, to disrupt parliament


August 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After parliament was adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal scam, the BJP vowed not to let the house function until Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Northeast people safe in Karnataka: Government (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday said people from the northeast were safe in Karnataka and also warned those spreading rumours that sparked a panic exodus from ... Read more...

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Result satisfying, NDA intact: Jaswant Singh


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who lost the vice presidential race to incumbent Hamid Ansari Tuesday, said he was satisfied with the result which showed ... Read more...

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At parliament goodbye, President Patil cautions against disruptions


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Parliamentarians bid farewell to outgoing President Pratibha Patil Monday, two days before she demits office for president-elect Pranab Mukherjee.Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar led ... Read more...

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Why was Anderson released? Arjun Singh’s book tells all


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his ... Read more...

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BJP backs Sangma for presidential election (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced its support to former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for the presidential election.The BJP said it would ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is UPA’s man for president (Third Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, the government's most reliable troubleshooter, was Friday named the United Progessive Alliance's (UPA) candidate for president and found backing from ... Read more...

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Manmohan seeks support for Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday telephoned the leaders of all major political parties and sought their support for Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president, an ... Read more...

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Pranab is UPA’s choice for president (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential nominee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced Friday and appealed to all political parties ... Read more...

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People disappointed with BJP too, says Advani


May 31st, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that while people were angry with the UPA government, they were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks support, not many takers (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Tuesday urged political parties to back his candidature for the president's post, but there appeared to be no ... Read more...

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BJD, AIADMK back Sagma for president (Roundup)


May 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Chief Ministers Naveen Patnaik of Orissa and J. Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu Thursday backed former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma for the presidency, giving ... Read more...

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No new Tatra truck purchased after 2008: Antony


May 7th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said Tatra trucks were purchased to meet the special needs of the Indian Army but no vehicle had been ... 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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BJP will deliver Telangana: Sushma


March 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Appealing to the people of Telangana not to resort to suicide, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said a separate Telangana state ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt over Rajya Sabha nomination (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The row in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Rajya Sabha nominations erupted Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to ... Read more...

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67 BJP lawmakers bat for Yeddyurappa


March 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) A letter signed by 67 of the 120 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Karnataka seeking re-instatement of scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adopts motion of thanks to president’s address


March 19th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The motion of thanks to the president's address was passed in the Lok Sabha Monday after the amendments moved by the opposition were negatived.Opposition ... Read more...

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Trivedi has not resigned, clarifies government (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has not resigned, the government clarified in parliament Thursday.Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told Lok Sabha that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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