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Modi steps up attack on Congress-led UPA


June 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rajkot, June 10 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that the country is ... Read more...

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We can fight and win on our own, Trinamool tells Congress


June 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) In a strong message to ally Congress after winning elections to four of six civic bodies, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday said the victory ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister resigns (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed Friday quit after police indicted him for the use of unfair means by his son in the ... Read more...

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BSP fields more upper castes, Muslims in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday released the names of all 403 candidates for the February 8-March 4 assembly ... Read more...

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Trinamool fields Subrata Bakshi for Lok Sabha by-poll


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Trinamool Congress state president Subrata Bakshi will be the party's candidate for the Lok Sabha by-election from South Kolkata to be held Nov 30, party ... Read more...

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Bypoll to South Kolkata Lok Sabha seat Nov 30


November 1st, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The bypoll for West Bengal's high profile South Kolkata Lok Sabha constituency which fell vacant after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee resigned the seat will be ... Read more...

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Rick Perry to announce his Presidential dreams soon


August 10th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas governor Rick Perry is expected to announce at the weekend that he intends to run on the ticket of the GOP for the 2012 Presidential race. ... Read more...

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‘Indian government a bunch of softies’ (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Expressing shock over the Mumbai bomb attacks, many Indian Americans have taken the Indian government to task for its failure to stop the repeated terror attacks ... Read more...

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Indian Americans criticise government for Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Expressing shock over the Mumbai bomb blasts, many Indian Americans have taken the Indian government to task for its failure to stop the repeat terror attack ... Read more...

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Sack Chidambaram, says BJP’s Joshi (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Three days after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa sought Home Minister P. Chidambaran's resignation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manmohar Joshi Friday ... Read more...

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Remove Chidambaram, demands BJP


June 17th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Friday demanded that Home Minister P. Chidambaram be removed from the cabinet."Chidambaram should be removed ... Read more...

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Governance, not just winning elections, matters: Advani to partymen


April 28th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday urged partymen to ensure their conduct did not invite charges as "even minor wrongdoings of BJP ... Read more...

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Zardari told US “we are here because of you” after winning elections


December 8th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 8(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari had thanked the United States government for its support of credible parliamentary elections, which brought his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) to power in ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin brands Barack and Michelle Obama ‘unpatriotic’


November 20th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Sarah Palin has branded US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle 'unpatriotic' and 'racist'.In leaked extracts of her new book, Palin delves into the minefield of ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Khare’s ’statusquoist’ remark


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Congress Party on Tuesday downplayed the comments made by Harish Khare, media advisor to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, where he termed the party as 'statusquoist', ... Read more...

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Pak Army should support govt, not act as a state within the state: Editorial


September 20th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 20(ANI): The Pakistan Army should show its support to the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government by functioning as a part of it instead of coming across as a state within ... Read more...

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Army not to come to power: Pakistan PM


September 10th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistan's army "neither intends to come to power, nor it will come" and the country's elected government will complete its tenure, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out army toppling democratically elected Pak government


September 10th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, reiterating the need for democracy in the country, has stated that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government would complete its tenure ... Read more...

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Caste row results in boycott of village council chief in Uttarakhand


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gangro (Uttarakhand), Aug 22 (ANI): Residents of Gangro village in Uttarakhand boycotted the head of the village council Viddho Devi contending that she belongs to a socially lower caste.They have resolved ... Read more...

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Australian Deputy PM Gillard to tour India to improve relations


August 21st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.21 (ANI): Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Julia Gillard will undertake a five-day visit of India from August 30.The visit is being seen as an effort on the ... Read more...

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Guess who’s more educated and likely to win polls?


June 7th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A higher percentage of India's women MPs are postgraduates compared to their male counterparts and has greater chances of winning elections, suggests a new ... Read more...

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I won’t forget my poll promises, Maneka tells Aonla


May 23rd, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Aonla (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 (IANS) On her first visit here after winning from the Aonla parliamentary constituency, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi Saturday vowed to fulfil her poll ... Read more...

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Pappu Yadav’s mother just seven years older than him


April 21st, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 21 (IANS) The mother of murder convict and MP Pappu Yadav is just seven years older than him, she has said in the affidavit she filed while entering the ... Read more...

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Independent candidate Meera Sanyal disappointed by PM’s statement


April 14th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Independent candidate from Mumbai South Meera Sanyal Tuesday expressed her disappointment with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on independents contesting the Lok Sabha elections. At his press conference ... Read more...

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Death of Dalit election candidate warrants CBI enquiry


April 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantBahadur Lal Sonkar (48 years) who was contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Jaunpur parliamentary constituency of India, was found dead hanging from a tree on the eve ... Read more...

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BSP at 25 - travelling the electoral road to victory


April 13th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) When it marks its 25th birthday Tuesday, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) -- one of India's youngest political parties -- will have plenty to celebrate.In ... Read more...

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Populist schemes? It might have started in Tamil Nadu


April 11th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, April 11 (IANS) If political outfits need winning manifestoes, they should simply take a leaf out of the book of Tamil Nadu parties. Be it cheap rice, free ... Read more...

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Denied a ticket, Sadhu Yadav joins Congress


March 17th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Miffed at being denied a ticket for the Lok Sabha polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's brother-in-law Sadhu Anirudh Prasad Yadav Tuesday joined the ... Read more...

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Winning hearts is the key to poll victory: minister Handique


March 12th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jorhat (Assam), March 12 (IANS) Winning the hearts of the people is the key to electoral success, says union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bijoy Krishna Handique as he bids ... Read more...

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For the people by the people, finally!


March 6th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow:The democratic process may finally find expression politically if the newly constituted forum of social activists taking up people’s causes has its way.Called the People’s Politics Front (Lok Rajniti Manch), ... Read more...

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National convention of People’s Politics Front in Lucknow


March 2nd, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantThe first national convention of People's Politics Front (PPF) shall be convened in the state capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, on 5-6 March 2009."People's Politics Front has been formed to ... Read more...

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Gogoi offers to quit politics if links with ULFA proved


February 26th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 26 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday offered to quit politics if charges of the Congress party winning elections with the help of the outlawed United Liberation Front of ... Read more...

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ULFA could resort to violence during polls: pro-talk leaders


February 18th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 18 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) could resort to violence ahead of the upcoming general elections in Assam although the outfit would not be able to ... Read more...

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Venezuela holds referendum on president term limits


February 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Venezuelans are voting Sunday in a referendum that would allow President Hugo Chavez to stay in power for as long as he keeps winning elections.Chavez, a former ... Read more...

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Assam tea workers’ party to alter political equations


January 30th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) The political dynamics in Assam are likely to change with the formation of a new party by groups representing the tea garden workers' community as plantation voters hold ... Read more...

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