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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams ‘55 chief-minister candidates’ comment


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) BJP MP Varun Gandhi's comment of "55 chief ministerial" candidates in Uttar Pradesh has displeased party president Nitin Gadkari who said Friday he had ... Read more...

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Remarks on Samajwadi Party twisted, says Varun Gandhi


February 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) After creating a controversy by indicating a surge in favour of the Samajwadi Party in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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After BSP, Rahul Gandhi targets BJP


December 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pilibhit, Dec 29 (IANS) After a sustained attack on the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh over the past three days, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi among MPs at Indian Army exercise


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Members of parliament, including Bharatiya Janata Party's Varun Gandhi, all part of a parliamentary committee on defence, Saturday got an opportunity to witness one ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi gets apex court notice for poll speeches


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on a petition challenging his election from the Pilibhit ... Read more...

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Shoes hurled at Varun Gandhi’s cavalcade


November 12th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi had to face the wrath of his party workers, who waved black flags and even hurled ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi files RTI plea on accounts abroad


November 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi Friday demanded the government disclose the names of those with black money, and said he has ... Read more...

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Attacks on Team Anna shameful: Varun Gandhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi Sunday came out in support of Team Anna, under attack over the use of funds donated by ... Read more...

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Sikhs on warpath in Pilibhit after holy book desecrated


September 16th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A state transport corporation bus was burnt and two others damaged as protests by the Sikh community in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district to protest desecration ... Read more...

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Performance of young MPs sub-par in monsoon session


September 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The participation of younger parliamentarians in debates during the recently-concluded monsoon session of parliament was slightly lower than the average for all MPs and ... Read more...

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Varun questions BJP ’silence’ on CAG’s Reliance report


September 10th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Friday questioned his party's "silence" on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report "indicting" Reliance Industries Ltd ... Read more...

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BJP supports Hazare’s movement, says Varun Gandhi


August 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Saturday said his party supported social activist Anna Hazare in his anti-corruption crusade, which had convinced the ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi at Ramlila Maidan to support Hazare


August 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Wednesday reached the Ramlila ground here to support Anna Hazare's fast for a stronger anti-corruption law.The first BJP ... Read more...

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Private member’s bill dosen’t mean much, says Kejriwal


August 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian Varun Gandhi said he will move the Jan Lokpal bill of Team Anna as a private ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi to present Jan Lokpal as private member’s bill


August 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Friday said he would introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill, drafted by Team Anna, as a private member's ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi no potent political force, says BJP


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 3 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi may be seen as a huge vote-catcher by his party, but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not consider him as ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi ties the knot, aunt Sonia misses ceremony (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) Gandhi scion and BJP MP Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kamkoteshwar temple here Sunday morning, but ... Read more...

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Varun marries Yamini Roy in Varanasi (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) Gandhi scion and BJP MP Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kamkoteshwar temple here Sunday morning with the ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi ties knot in Varanasi


March 6th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Mar.6 (ANI): Amid a buzz of excitement, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi got married to graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kashi Kaamkoteshwar temple in Varanasi today.The wedding ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi’s wedding rituals start at Varanasi


March 6th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The rhapsodic ragas of shehnai and sonorous sound of conches reverberated the Kamkoteshwar temple as the wedding rituals of Bharatiya Janata Party MP ... Read more...

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Bismillah Khan’s disciple to play at Varun’s wedding (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, March 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP Varun Gandhi's wedding with Kolkata-based graphic designer Yamini Roy Sunday at the Kamkoteshwar Temple here will see shehnai maestro late Bismillah ... Read more...

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Bismillah Khan’s disciple to play at Varun’s wedding


March 5th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, March 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi's wedding with Kolkata-based graphic designer Yamini Roy here Sunday will see shehnai maestro late Bismillah Khan's son-in-law and ... Read more...

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Varun’s wedding reception cancelled


March 1st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The high profile wedding reception of the Bharatiya Janata Party's young MP Varun Gandhi has been cancelled due to the death of his maternal grandmother, mother ... Read more...

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Varun meets Sonia, invites her to wedding


February 16th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Wednesday met United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence here and invited her to his wedding ... Read more...

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AGP suffers setback as its top leader joins BJP


February 8th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dibrugarh (Assam), Feb 8 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Tuesday suffered a major setback when its firebrand leader and former MP Sarbananda Sonowal quit the party and joined ... Read more...

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Two held for threatening calls to Varun Gandhi


February 7th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for making threatening calls to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi, police said here Monday.While Chandrapal, in his late ... Read more...

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Situation in Uttar Pradesh worse than Emergency: Varun Gandhi


January 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Barielly, Jan 10 (IANS) Training his guns on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi said here Monday that conditions in the state were worse than ... Read more...

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Gandhi family behind ‘Hindu atankwad’: Gadkari


January 9th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has described Swami Aseemanand's alleged disclosures in connection with the Mecca Masjid case as a conspiracy hatched by Congress President Sonia ... Read more...

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BJP focuses on corruption at National Executive meeting in Guwahati


January 8th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 8(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s National Executive meeting commenced in Guwahati on Saturday.Nitin Gadkari, the party president, along with senior leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the ... Read more...

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Illegal immigrants should be removed from voters list in Assam: Goel


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Vijay Goel on Monday demanded that the illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, who are presently living in Assam should be removed ... Read more...

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No ‘politics of vote’ in Assam, says Varun Gandhi


November 26th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kicked off its campaign for next year's assembly elections in Assam, with MP Varun Gandhi claiming his party would desist from indulging ... Read more...

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What makes Nitish Kumar special (Comment)


November 24th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Bihar outcome has confirmed the pre-poll conventional wisdom about Nitish Kumar's victory based on his successes on the development and law-and-order fronts. But what makes the chief minister ... Read more...

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BJP slams Congress over rotten grain supply


September 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Noagaon (Assam), Sep 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has hit out at the Congress party for failing to carry out a Supreme Court order to distribute grains ... Read more...

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BJP launches frontal attack on AGP in Assam


September 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagaon (Assam), Sep 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kicked off its election campaign for next year's assembly polls in Assam by launching a frontal attack on the Asom Gana ... Read more...

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