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Rajasthan BJP crisis: Raje supporters want her as state chief
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party''s (BJP) Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara Raje and demanded that she be made the state president to lead the party in the assembly polls next year.

Monday, May 07, 2012 4:55:54 PM

BJP to move privilege notice against Azad
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday said it would move a privilege notice against union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for giving "wrong facts" about his ministry on several occasions over the past three years.

Monday, May 07, 2012 4:53:04 PM

Yashwant Sinha quips over Pranab becoming president
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Monday had all members in the Lok Sabha thumping their desks in approval when he asked Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee not to keep anything against him if he becomes the country''s president.

Monday, May 07, 2012 4:17:24 PM

Sankaranarayanan sworn in as Maharashtra governor for second term
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was sworn in as the governor of Maharashtra for a second term at the Raj Bhavan here Monday.

Monday, May 07, 2012 3:30:31 PM

Consult on president, CPI-M tells UPA
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to have "a wide agreement" on the next president as they cannot elect one on their own strength.

Monday, May 07, 2012 2:15:30 PM

Cabinet induction of Goa''s only woman minister in limbo
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The suspense over induction of Alina Saldanha, Goa''s only woman minister in the 12-member cabinet, continues with the ball now in the court of the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Goa governor.

Monday, May 07, 2012 1:17:29 PM

Chidambaram is biggest murderer of democracy: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Saying the government has "done nothing" to address the rights of poor tribals, noted social activist and former peace negotiator Swami Agnivesh blames Home Minister P. Chidambaram, whom he calls the "biggest murderer of democracy", for the spurt in violence and abductions by Maoists.

Monday, May 07, 2012 12:36:07 PM

Bal Thackeray roots for Mumbai again
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Strongly advocating the cause of Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has reiterated his demand for the centre to plough back a portion of the huge revenue collected from the city for its progress and development.

Monday, May 07, 2012 11:31:27 AM

Centre trying to trample on rights of states: BJP
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Seizing on the United Progressive Alliance''s inability to push through its proposed anti-terror hub due to opposition by several non-Congress chief ministers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the central government of trying to trample on the rights of the states.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 10:52:51 PM

Presidential poll: Congress'' prospects brighten, Pranab leads race
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Having made the first moves in the presidential polls by reaching out to its allies, the Congress has brightened the prospects of sending its candidate to the Rashtrapati Bhavan but faces a difficult choice in selecting its nominee from among possible names such as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari.

Sunday, May 06, 2012 9:45:21 PM

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