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Only Rahul's magic holds masses

Rajeev Dikshit Times of India 04.04.2009
Only Rahul's magic holds masses

Difference between the popularity of the Gandhi family and other Congress leaders became clear once again when the arrival of party's general secretary Rahul Gandhi to address a gathering at Bichhia in favour of party candidate Shailendra Singh wa...

Congress, BJP anti-people: Maya

Expressbuzz 04.04.2009
Congress, BJP anti-people: Maya

Successive governments that have ruled India for 61 years since Independence have done nothing for the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and religious minorities, who account for 85 per cent of the population, sai...


GJM, Adivasis queer CPM pitch in Darjeeling

With GJM extending its support to BJP candidate Jaswant Singh and the Adivasi Vikas Parishad giving a poll boycott call in the Dooars, it will be an uphill task for CPM to make it to Parliament from Darjeeling.

RJD stalwarts join JD(U)

Abhay Singh Times of India 04.04.2009
RJD stalwarts join JD(U)

Rated as the best organisation man among the current crop of the Lohiaite stream of socialist `parivar' in the state, Barh sitting MP Vijay Krishna quit the RJD and joined JD(U) here on Friday. Yet another sitting MP of the RJD from Jehanabad Gane...


Maneka has her way on Varun

Times of India 04.04.2009
Maneka has her way on Varun

After initial dithering, the state government on Friday allowed Pilibhit MP Maneka Gandhi to meet her son and incarcerated BJP LS candidate from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi in Etah district jail. She is expected to call on Varun on Saturday.

Partnership with US to be strengthened, says Manmohan

At their meeting in London after the G20 summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United States President Barack Obama affirmed their commitment to move the relations between the two countries forward in a wide range of areas.


NCP manifesto lays emphasis on agriculture

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is contesting over 40 Lok Sabha seats in the country, released its manifesto on Friday with a predominantly agrarian focus.

Influx of Vokkaliga leaders in BJP

Expressbuzz 04.04.2009
Influx of Vokkaliga leaders in BJP

Likening the Vokkaliga leaders D B Chandre Gowda, H C Shrikantaiah and L R Shivarame Gowda, who joined the BJP from the Congress, to the “aged oxen”, the JD(S) state unit president H D Kumaraswamy on Friday remarked that they were “fit for dispatc...


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The Election Commission has issued notice to Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha member from Uttara Kannada Ananthakumar Hegde for his alleged hate speech reportedly made during an electioneering campaign recently.

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All eyes will be on Friday's Third Front rally in Orissa as Sharad Pawar, a key Congress ally is going attend the rally for the first time.


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Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday dismissed as "silly" the BJP's charge of the Centre behind the detention of Varun Gandhi under the National Security Act but steered clear of queries whether the action of Mayawati government was proper.

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After Siwan MP Mohammed Shahabuddin and film star-turned Samajwadi leader Sanjay Dutt, it was the turn of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and convicted criminal Pappu Yadav to be barred from contesting in the Lok Sabha elections after a court in...


TDP promises 5-day week for govt staff

Times of India 03.04.2009
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The Telugu Desam Party on Thursday announced something for everyone in its manifesto. Apart from the colour TV and cash transfer scheme announced in the draft manifesto, TDP made an attempt to woo the youth, unorganised labour and government empl...

Jaswant BJP man from Darjeeling: Gorkhaland team pledges support

Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay Indian Express 03.04.2009
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The BJP will field senior leader Jaswant Singh — under EC scanner for alleged distribution of cash to voters in Rajasthan — from Darjeeling in the coming election.


Kirorilal stands by Gehlot govt

Times of India 03.04.2009
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Veteran Meena leader Kirorilal Meena on Thursday not only clarified that he would not withdraw support from the Congress government in the state but also said that he would continue working for its cause. The leader has also written a letter to C...

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Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Mr. Varun Gandhi, submitted to the Supreme Court Bench on Thursday that under Section 3 (3) of the National Security Act, the Pilibhit District Magistrate had no independent power to pass a detention order.


Heightened security for Varun in Etah

Pervez Iqbal Siddiqui Times of India 02.04.2009
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Etah district police on Wednesday drafted an enhanced security cover for Varun Gandhi during his visits to courts in connection with case hearings. The move gains significance as it comes after a startling revelation by TOI in its edition dated A...

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BJP is planning to step up its Lok Sabha campaign by combining a personal contact programme through emails and SMSs with an advertising blitz targeting UPA's "non-performance" while rolling out its promises, touching everyday aspects like securit...


Pawar keeps flirting with third front

Economic Times 02.04.2009
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The existing allies of Congress have begun networking with third front's leaders. In what is clearly aimed at telling Congress that its association is restricted to the coming polls, NCP leader Sharad Pawar has announced his participation at the ...

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Alienated Janata Dal (U) leader George Fernandes, a day after stating that he had no intention to run as an Independent candidate in the Lok Sabha polls, filed his nomination papers on Wednesday as – an Independent candidate – from Muzaffarpur con...



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