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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet, say no point in continuing (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister ... Read more...

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BJP has saved democracy, says Yashwant Sinha


August 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Retorting to union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's comment that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "destroying democracy", the BJP asserted Wednesday that the party ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs brainstorm on liberal visas, media role


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In a confidence-building exercise, the parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Thursday held a wide-ranging dialogue that focused on easing the visa regime and the ... Read more...

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Ramesh writes to Sinha, refutes charges of discrimination


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has refuted former finance minister Yashwant Sinha's allegation that BJP-ruled states were facing discrimination in central schemes related to his ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for walkout from 2G JPC (second lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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BJP members walk out of 2G JPC (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... 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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Congress has mismanaged economy: BJP (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress-led government has grossly mismanaged the economy and is caught in a policy paralysis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday.A day after ... Read more...

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No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll


July 20th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll, Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Government should explain Sarabjit confusion: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government should explain how Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna announced that Pakistan would release death row prisoner ... Read more...

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Pranab says he likes Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns!


May 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's cryptic comment about Rashtrapati Bhavan's extensive lawns and how he loves to walk has renewed speculation about the veteran leader's ... Read more...

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BJP concerned about India’s falling forex reserves


May 7th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Monday voiced concern over India's depleting foreign currency reserves, which have declined by $12.8 billion in recent years."Our ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays banking laws amendment bill


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday okayed the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill seeking to raise voting rights ceilings in private banks.The cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: JMM irked over BJP decision to field Ahluwalia


April 19th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to field S.S. Ahluwalia as its candidate for the forthcoming biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha has irked the ruling alliance partner ... Read more...

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Anshuman Mishra’s allegations are baseless, says BJP


March 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Embarrassed over allegations against senior party leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi that he sought meetings with corporates involved in ... Read more...

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Mishra withdraws RS nomination amid rift in BJP (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) With the old guard of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) upping the pressure, NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra Wednesday decided to withdraw his nomination for ... Read more...

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BJP not to vote for Mishra in Jharkhand (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Stung by rebellion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday refused to back NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for the Rajya Sabha election from Jharkhand, sparking ... Read more...

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In stormy times, opposition, SP slam budget (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget for 2012-13 was Friday roundly criticised by the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Left, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and ... Read more...

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In stormy times, opposition slams budget


March 16th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party, the Left and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ganged up Thursday to blast the Union Budget and warring ally Trinamool ... Read more...

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Budget 2012-13 misses big picture: Yashwant Sinha


March 16th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The ninth budget of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) misses the big picture and fails to address challenges like inflation and high economic ... Read more...

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Panel proposes hiking income tax exemption limit to Rs.3 lakh


March 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel reviewing the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) bill has recommended raising the income tax exemption limit to Rs.3 lakh a year and ... Read more...

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GoM didn’t discuss poll code: Narayanasamy (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A meeting of the group of ministers (GoM) on corruption did not discuss any proposal to take the model code of conduct out of ... Read more...

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Government has brought ‘brokepal’, says Yashwant Sinha


December 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Tuesday called the Congress-led UPA government "morally bankrupt" which has brought a "brokepal" bill instead of Lokpal bill. ... Read more...

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Present Lokpal bill is unconstitutional: BJP


December 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha termed the Lokpal bill as "unconstitutional" ahead of Tuesday's debate in parliament over the contentious legislation."We ... Read more...

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Sinha slams government’s way of amending Lokpal bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Thursday slammed the government for introducing an amendment for incorporating minorities within the provision of 50 percent ... Read more...

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BJP submits privilege motion against Chidambaram


December 20th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday submitted a privilege motion against Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been in the focus of opposition ire ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s removal, minister rejects charges (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday continued to press for the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over alleged favouritism to a hotelier, stalling ... Read more...

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Opposition cries for Chidambaram’s head, minister rejects charges (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The controversy over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's allleged favouritism to a hotelier continued to rage Friday with the opposition stalling parliament for the second ... Read more...

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Chidambaram guilty of criminal offence: BJP


December 15th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded the sacking of Home Minister P. Chidambaram saying he was guilty of "criminal offence" for allegedly misusing ... Read more...

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