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BJP workers protest Hazarika's `nomination' from Guwahati
GUWAHATI, MARCH 11. Several Bharatiya Janata Party workers demonstrated today in front of the party headquarters here after news spread that the sitting member of Parliament from Guwahati and Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Bijoya ...
BJP faces a dissident in Ghogha MLA
GANDHINAGAR, MARCH 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the leadership of the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, received their first intimations of dissidence in the State in the form of the Ghogha MLA, Purushottam Solanki, demanding greater ...
Chautala to release list by April 15
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 11.The Indian National Lok Dal would announce the list of its candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections by April 15, the party President and Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, said at Narnaud ...
Jammu & Kashmir
NC moves no-trust motion against Dar
JAMMU, MARCH 11.Immediately after the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was adjourned sine die today, the Opposition National Conference (NC) legislators got up from their seats and shouted slogans against the Chairman, Abdul Rashid ...
Campaigning for a price: Bollywood divided
MUMBAI, MARCH 11.The raging controversy over political parties roping in film and television stars allegedly by making payments has evoked a split response in the industry with some celebrities claiming that such financial transactions were ...
Where families stand divided
BHUBANESWAR, MARCH 11.If politics can serve as a fertile ground for perpetuating family rule, in Orissa it is dividing families as well. Or so it seems. The former Chief Minister and senior Congressman, Giridhar Gamang, had this bitter lesson ...
Kannan assures full support to PMK
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 11. Former minister and senior Congress leader, P. Kannan, today assured the PMK's M. Ramadoss, contesting the Pondicherry Lok Sabha seat, of his full and wholehearted support. When the PMK nominee met Mr. Kannan at the ...
SAD renominates Tohra for Rajya Sabha Polls
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 11. The Shiromani Akali Dal, led by former the Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal, has renominated the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee President, G. S. Tohra for the Rajya Sabha seat which goes to the polls with ...
Khurana misusing his position: Congress
JAIPUR, MARCH 11.The Congress party today accused the Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, of "entertaining political ambitions'' even while holding a high Constitutional post. The Governor was misusing his position to help a political party ...
Shiv Sena wants Chandigarh seat
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 11.The Shiv Sena today said it had demanded the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat from the party's ally, BJP, as it wanted to contest five to six seats outside Maharashtra in a bid to expand its base. ``We have asked the BJP to leave ...
RLD chief joins BJP
LUCKNOW, MARCH 11.The Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Lok Dal president, Jang Bahadur Singh Patel, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party along with his supporters here today in the presence of senior BJP leaders, including the State party chief, Vinay ...
Cases against Raja Bhaiyya withdrawn
ALLAHABAD, MARCH 11. A special court today allowed the Uttar PradeshGovernment to withdraw three cases of Gangster Act against the jailed independent legislator, Raja Bhaiyya, his father Uday Pratap Singh, cousin Akshay Pratap Singh and 24 other ...
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