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Mamata indicates end of alliance with Congress in Bengal
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) In a clear indication that the Trinamool Congress would not ally with the Congress in the coming panchayat polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said Trinamool was capable of going it alone in the state as it has the majority to run the government.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 4:14:43 PM

'Chalo Delhi' if no moratorium on interest payment: Mamata
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Issuing a stern warning to the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her party MPs and legislators will go to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh if their demand for a three-year moratorium on interest payments on central loans was not met soon.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 4:14:24 PM

Mamata withdraws Trinamool candidates from GTA polls
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday pulled out all Trinamool Congress candidates from the July 29 polls to the Darjeeling Hill governing panel, a move that paves the way for the main hill party, the GJM, to win all the 45 seats uncontested.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 4:02:13 PM

All are equal in union cabinet: Antony
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) In an effort to pacify Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said that all ministers are equal in the union cabinet.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 2:30:24 PM

Lakshmi Sehgal's health deteriorates
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 9:56:33 AM

Rahul could play a role both in party and government, says Congress
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With Rahul Gandhi having agreed to take a more proactive role, the Congress Friday suggested that the role could be both in the party and the government.

Friday, July 20, 2012 11:39:25 PM

Congress tries hard to mollify NCP, Pawar unswayed (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday reached out to Nationalist Congress Party after it expressed unhappiness about some aspects of the coalition's working but the strain in their ties continued with NCP deciding to meet Monday to take a final decision on the issues it has raised.

Friday, July 20, 2012 11:19:04 PM

Ramdev hits out on government over aide's arrest
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Following the arrest of his aide Balkrishna, yoga guru Ramdev Friday said the government had acted vindictively ahead of his protest in the capital August 9.

Friday, July 20, 2012 10:55:04 PM

NCP targets Congress on unspent funds in Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Friday lashed out at the state's Urban Development Department for failing to utilise its funds, indicating a rift in the ruling Congress-NCP alliance.

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:48:23 PM

PM praises Pawar, UPA row ebbs for now (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The flare up in the UPA appeared to have settled down Friday evening after both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ally NCP made an attempt to mollify each other.

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:42:24 PM

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