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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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Opposition shying from debating coal blocks: PMO minister


August 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday attacked the opposition for blocking parliament over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal blocks and said the opposition ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as Congress’ alternative, tries to smooth rifts (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With two years to the 2014 general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the Congress, and said ... Read more...

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Jailed BJP legislator alleges ill-treatment


April 25th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajasthan legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a staged shootout, Wednesday told ... Read more...

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Rajasthan BJP legislator to be tried for staged shootout


April 24th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 24 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday committed for trial the case against senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who ... Read more...

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Court extends Rajasthan BJP leader’s judicial custody


April 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday extended till April 24 the judicial custody of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Singh ... Read more...

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Rajasthan legislator held for 2006 ’staged’ shootout


April 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 5 (IANS) Rajasthan legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was arrested by the CBI here Thursday in connection with the allegedly staged killing ... Read more...

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Scindia kin ordered to pay Rajmata’s Rs.6.52 lakh phone bill


May 27th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 27 (IANS) The district and session court of Gwalior Friday ordered the late Vijayaraje Scindia's three daughters and her grandson to pay her Rs.6.52 lakh telephone bill pending ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s Scindia meets President, demands reconvening of budget session


March 24th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, on Thursday met President Pratibha Devisingh Patiland urged her to order the governor of the state to reconvene the budget ... Read more...

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Vasundhara Raje elected Rajasthan BJP head


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 26 (IANS) Bringing an end to speculations in political circles, former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje was Saturday elected unopposed as the leader of the state unit of the ... Read more...

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Gujjars intensify agitation by refusing to meet Rajasthan Govt’s team


December 26th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 26 (ANI): Gujjars have intensified their agitation by refusing to meet a three-member team of IAS officers sent by the Rajasthan government to end the stalemate over the reservation ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams BJP for fuelling unrest over Gujjar reservation row


December 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for fuelling the simmering unrest in the region over providing reservation to Gujjars ... Read more...

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Dhoni weds college sweetheart at private affair (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni tied the knot with fiancee Sakshi Rawat at a very private affair on the outskirts of Dehradun Sunday evening, a day ... Read more...

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Dhoni to wed Sunday evening at private affair


July 4th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is set to tie the knot with fiancee Sakshi Rawat at a very private affair on the outskirts of Dehradun Sunday ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha’s Special Gift For Vasundhara Raje and 70 MLAs


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For all those 70 MLAs and Vasundhara Raje who got themselves into serious trouble for watching a pirated DVD of Prakash Jha's ... Read more...

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Locked BJP MLAs watch pirated ‘Raajneeti’, Jha furious


June 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Asking how "lawmakers could be lawbreakers", director Prakash Jha is contemplating legal action against BJP legislators in Rajasthan who watched a pirated DVD of his film "Raajneeti" ... Read more...

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Bhairon Singh Shekhawat cremated with full State honours


May 16th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, May 16 (ANI): Thousands of people converged to bid adieu to former Vice-President and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Bhairon Singh Shekhawat at Jaipur's Chandpol Maidan on Sunday. He was cremated ... Read more...

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Kataria to be new BJP leader in Rajasthan assembly?


September 7th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Former minister Gulab Chand Kataria appears to be leading the race in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to be the new leader of the opposition in the ... Read more...

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Raje confirms that she will meet BJP central leaders soon


August 28th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Aug.28 (ANI): Former Rajasthan Chief Minister and now Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly Vasundhara Raje on Friday confirmed that she would be meeting central leaders of the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Rajasthan assembly revokes suspension of 3 BJP MLAs


August 27th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Thursday revoked the suspension of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators from the house after protests by its members led by former chief minister ... Read more...

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After veterans, regional leaders queering pitch for BJP (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) After the veterans it is the regional leaders who are queering the pitch for the beleaguered Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with former Uttarakhand chief minister B.C. ... Read more...

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Vasundhara Raje to meet Rajnath Singh, Advani


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Former Rajasthan Chief Minister and now Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, Vasundhara Raje, who defied the BJP leadership's directive to quit the post,is to meet senior ... Read more...

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Jaswant a victim of party intrigues? Many think so (News Analysis)


August 19th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Was Jaswant Singh the victim of high-level intrigue in his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that used him to deflect attention from its own shortcomings to avoid ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh says he sent an advanced copy of his book to Advani


August 19th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug. 19 (ANI): In a startling revelation, expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh said on Wednesday that he had sent an advance copy of his latest book " Jinnah - India-Partition-Independence" ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh expelled from the BJP


August 19th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 19 (ANI): Taking stern action against former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday divested him form the party's primary membership.Party president Rajnath ... Read more...

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Raje may not resign for now, say her supporters


August 17th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Aug17 (ANI): The crisis within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Vasundhara Raje's resignation as Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly deepened on Monday with her supporters saying that ... Read more...

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Angry BJP legislators from Rajasthan shout slogans outside Advani home


August 14th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Over 50 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators from Rajasthan Friday trooped to the home of senior party leader L.K. Advani to express solidarity with former chief ... Read more...

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Four royals in fray in Rajasthan


May 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) Rajasthan's erstwhile royalty has made elections exciting in the desert state where 25 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls May 7. At least four ... Read more...

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Poll pitch picks up in Rajasthan


May 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) It's not just the mercury that is rising in Rajasthan. Poll fever has touched a high too with political parties busy canvassing for votes ahead of the ... Read more...

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Six BSP legislators join Congress in Rajasthan


April 4th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 4 (IANS) All six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators in Rajasthan Saturday joined the Congress, giving the ruling party a majority in the state assembly. "We have joined the Congress ... Read more...

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Junior minister in Gehlot government resigns


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 2 (IANS) Golma Devi, Rajasthan's minister of state for khadi and village industries, Thursday resigned from the Ashok Gehlot government. Golma, wife of Kirori Lal Meena, a Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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IPL chief Modi loses RCA elections (Lead)


March 1st, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi suffered a jolt in his re-election as the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) president here Sunday losing by five votes to Sanjay ... Read more...

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IPL boss Modi loses Rajasthan Cricket Association election


March 1st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) Lalit Modi, Indian Premier League (IPL) supremo, suffered a big jolt Sunday as he lost the election for the president in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA). Modi, who is ... Read more...

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Shekhawat concerned with ‘political degeneration’ of BJP


January 8th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Two days after creating a flutter in the BJP by announcing his decision to contest the elections, former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Thursday alleged corruption in ... Read more...

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Gehlot emerges key Congress leader in Rajasthan


December 9th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) With the Congress emerging as the single largest party in the Rajasthan assembly, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot is credited with changing the party's fortunes in the state.The ... Read more...

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