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Election Results - 2004
Murali under the microscope
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Allies authorise Sonia to form government
NEW DELHI, MAY 16. Sonia Gandhi, leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party, was today chosen by all the supporting parties to lead the next government. Ms. Gandhi was unanimously "elected" the alliance's prime ministerial candidate at a ...
Left parties to decide today
NEW DELHI, MAY 16. The Left parties will decide on the nature of support to the new government at a joint meeting here tomorrow. The All-India Forward Bloc (AIFB) prefers to keep out while the Communist Party of India (CPI) is favourably ...
We need more time to decide on joining government: Karunanidhi
NEW DELHI, MAY 16. Departing from its earlier stand, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today indicated the possibility of its joining a Congress-led Government at the Centre, maybe after a few days or a few weeks. The party chief, M. ...
SEBI on high alert
MUMBAI, MAY 16.The Securities and Exchange Board of India continues to be on high alert and has asked the stock exchanges to ``remain extraordinarily watchful of any unusual movements'' following the intense volatility in the capital market, ...
Naveen Ministry sworn in
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 16.A 22-member Council of Ministers, headed by the Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, was today sworn in Orissa. The Governor, M.M. Rajendran, administered the oath of office and secrecy to the Council of Ministers at a ...
Siddaramaiah elected leader
BANGALORE, MAY 16.Rejecting the overtures of the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Janata Dal (Secular) in Karnataka today authorised the former Prime Minister and party chief, H.D. Deve Gowda, to negotiate with the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, on ...
Govindacharya launches protest
NEW DELHI, MAY 16.Former BJP ideologue K.N. Govindacharya today launched the Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan (National Self-Respect Movement) to protest against the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, being made the Prime Minister, saying a person of ...
CHENNAI, MAY 16.The condition of renowned Carnatic singer M.S. Subbulakshmi, admitted to a private hospital here with a complaint of high blood sugar, is ``better,'' according to hospital sources. The 87-year-old Subbulakshmi, who was admitted ...
Sri Lankan PM to defend Murali
COLOMBO, MAY 16.The Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapakse, announced today he would lead a legal challenge against the International Cricket Council for its decision to outlaw Muttiah Muralitharan's controversial `doosra.' ...
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