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CPI-M will brood over setbacks at 20th congress


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will hold its 20th party congress here starting Wednesday to discuss its recent electoral setbacks and the way ahead ... Read more...

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People wanted change of guard, say Left veterans


May 15th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Veteran leaders who served in West Bengal's first Left Front ministry of Jyoti Basu feel that the alliance was voted out this time as as ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son warns of bloody civil war (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son warned Monday that the country faced a bloody civil war if anti-government protesters refused to accept offers of reform. Amid reports of ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress slugfest over Sohrabuddin in Gujarat


August 13th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case became the centre of a political tussle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the main opposition Congress in Gujarat ... Read more...

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A young German team is one of the favourites (Group D team profile)


May 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, May 29 (DPA) Three-time world champions Germany impressed many at the 2006 World Cup with a young team. Now that group of players who finished third is joined by a ... Read more...

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Yashwant Sinha quits party posts, BJP in turmoil after poll debacle (Roundup)


June 13th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The turmoil in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its poll debacle deepened Saturday with the resignation from all party posts of former central minister Yashwant ... Read more...

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In BJP blame game, leaders now criticise key strategists


June 10th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The beleaguered Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sank deeper into a crisis Wednesday with its veteran leaders criticising key election strategists for publicly blaming others for the ... Read more...

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Kashmir cabinet expansion: Congress to get eight more berths?


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is set to expand his 10-member ministerial council and according to sources, the ruling alliance partners - the Congress and the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi, cousin Varun among those taking oath Tuesday


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The formal oath taking by the 543 newly-elected members of the 15th Lok Sabha concluded Tuesday with several prominent leaders, including Rahul Gandhi of the Congress, ... Read more...

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Advani re-elected Leader of Opposition, Sushma to be his deputy in LS


May 31st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani was unanimously re-elected as the Leader of Opposition and Sushma Swaraj as his deputy for the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for fourth phase of polls


May 5th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Campaigning for the penultimate round of the fiercely fought Indian general elections came to an end at 5 p.m. Tuesday in eight states going to the ... Read more...

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CPI-M faces moment of truth in Kerala


February 12th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is battling a calamity following corruption charges against one of its veteran leaders in Kerala, a long-time bastion which elected the ... Read more...

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Big guns’ sons find going tough in Chhattisgarh


November 4th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Sons of three veteran leaders, including late Shyama Charan Shukla of Congress, three-time chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, are finding the going tough in the Chhattisgarh polls because ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress comes out with jumbo state unit


September 10th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) With an eye to the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress high command has come out with a jumbo Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee, with former chief minister Virbhadra Singh's ... Read more...

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Even Kanshi had not foreseen Mayawati as PM


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati may have suddenly emerged as a contender for the country's top job but even her guide, philosopher and political mentor ... Read more...

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PM’s plea on petrol prices a ‘condolence speech’: Jaitely


June 5th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Arun Jaitely Thursday described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's explanation on the fuel price hike as a "condolence speech." Jaitley was referring to ... Read more...

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No truck with BSP in Lok Sabha polls or later: Jaitely (Lead)


June 5th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Arun Jaitely Thursday said his party would have no truck with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Lok Sabha elections next ... Read more...

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CPI (M) elects Prakash Karat as General Secretary for the second time


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, Apr 3 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) today re-elected Prakash Karat as the party General Secretary and also reconstituted the politburo replacing veteran leaders Jyoti Basu and Harkishen ... Read more...

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Communist stand on nuke deal remains unchanged, says Karat


March 29th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, Mar 29 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat today said that the Left Fronts stand on the nuclear deal was unchanged and would remain the same. ... Read more...

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CPI (M) Congress begins in Coimbatore today


March 29th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
Coimbatore, Mar 29 (ANI): A six-day 19th Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) will begin here today to focus on formulation of the third front. While CPI (M) general secretary ... Read more...

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Castro is a true son of Karl Marx: Bengal communists


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Left icon Fidel Castro may not have any relevance in today's communist-ruled pro-capitalist West Bengal, but veteran leaders of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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