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Cauvery award: Both Tamil Nadu, Karnataka unhappy (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's bid to resolve the row over Cauvery river water-sharing, by asking Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs every day between Sep 20 ... Read more...

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Four more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


September 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers ... Read more...

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BJP members walk out of 2G parliamentary committee


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... 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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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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UP transport minister’s house broken into


July 28th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Burglars entered the house of Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Aridaman Singh here Saturday while he was sleeping but fled without taking any valuable, police said.The minister ... Read more...

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Panel to examine chances of separating conjoined twins


July 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The union government Friday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a panel of three doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating the ... Read more...

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After urban wins, BJP upbeat in UP


July 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 18 (IANS) Following the BJP's victory in local bodies elections, the party's Uttar Pradesh unit president Laxmi Kant Vajpayee said Wednesday that his party hoped to provide ... Read more...

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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... 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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Elaborate security for Agra municipal polls


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) Authorities stepped up security in Agra for Wednesday's municipal polls which will test the popularity of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. The SP is ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP clash in JPC probing 2G scam


June 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G spectrum scam, saw heated exchanges between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members over ... Read more...

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Mamata to skip UPA meet, dares Congress to snap ties (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A combative West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banarjee Thursday said she would not attend the UPA meeting on the presidential ... Read more...

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Modi meets Advani, Vajpayee


June 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) With divisions evident among the top ranks of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi met senior party leader L. K. Advani ... Read more...

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Will Modi be BJP’s prime ministerial candidate?


May 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi appears to have emerged as a front-runner in the faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as its prime ministerial candidate.Although ... Read more...

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Gadkari in Assam to review party activities


May 12th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari arrived in Assam Saturday on a two-day visit to review party activities in the northeastern states.His visit assumes significance ... Read more...

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In the name of Atal: Dhumal ’signs’ in praise (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee may have been out of active politics for almost eight years, but that has not dented ... Read more...

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PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery


April 28th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab's Bathinda district.Considered one the biggest investments in Punjab since ... Read more...

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Railways battle to complete strategic Brahmaputra bridge by 2015


April 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 25 (IANS) The railways are battling time and resource crunch to complete the country's longest 4.94 km rail-cum-road-bridge across the mighty Brahmaputra at Bogibeel that will provide ... Read more...

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BJP gags Chhattisgarh seniors over CAG report


April 9th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has gagged at least two of its senior leaders in Chhattisgarh after they slammed their own government for not taking ... 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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BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination


March 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed ... Read more...

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Quraishi defends cover-up directive to BSP


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Monday brushed aside criticism of the directive to cover statues of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati and ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie for Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22 (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie to attend Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the DSC Jaipur ... Read more...

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Himachal students to get uniform


January 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will give school uniforms to over 10 lakh students of government schools every year free of cost. This will burden the exchequer Rs.60 crore ... Read more...

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Message to the nation from PM today (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will deliver a message to the nation later Saturday, a prime minister's aide said.He will however not address the nation. ... Read more...

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AIADMK will decide next PM candidate, says Jayalalithaa (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday declared that the party will be in a position to decide the next prime ... Read more...

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AIADMK will decide next PM candidate, says Jayalalithaa


December 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday declared that the party will be in a position to decide the next prime ministerial ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee’s mother dies (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's mother Gayatri Banerjee, who was a pillar of strength for West Bengal's first woman chief minister, passed away here Saturday morning. She was ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Summons for Samajwadi Party MP quashed


December 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a trial court's summons to Samajwadi Party MP Rewati Raman Singh in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal in parliament ... Read more...

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Dev Anand’s brief fling with politics


December 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Dev Anand, who passed away at 88 in London early Sunday, was perhaps the first Bollywood star who formally tried his luck in politics. He ... Read more...

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Ready for mid-term polls, will get more allies: Gadkari


December 1st, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Asserting that it was prepared for mid-term polls in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday exuded confidence of crossing 170 Lok Sabha seats ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia must apologise for cash-for-votes scam: Gadkari (Lead)


November 20th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday raised the pitch on the 2008 cash-for-votes scam in parliament, asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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