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After cross-voting woes, Yeddyurappa takes on BJP, Sangma
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's woes in Karnataka just keep mounting. As if the embarrassment of heavy voting by its legislators for Pranab Mukherjee was not enough, its former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday slammed the party for backing P.A. Sangma.

Monday, July 23, 2012 5:05:56 PM

No comment on Guru clemency: President-elect Pranab
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday refused comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office and studied the issue.

Monday, July 23, 2012 4:43:46 PM

NCP to remain in UPA, but to skip functions: Praful Patel
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday said it continues to be an integral part of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) but will not participate in any government function till it takes a final decision on future of their alliance.

Monday, July 23, 2012 4:28:16 PM

Kalam congratulates Mukherjee
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on being elected the country's 13th president and wished him luck "to steer the nation to greater heights".

Monday, July 23, 2012 3:52:17 PM

Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP's stance
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss the situation, a party official said.

Monday, July 23, 2012 3:22:36 PM

Lakshmi Sehgal was courageous, compassionate: CPI-M
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday described freedom fighter Lashmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who joined the party some four decades ago, as a courageous and compassionate woman.

Monday, July 23, 2012 3:16:26 PM

Pawar unlikely to attend PM's dinner for president
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is unlikely to attend the farewell dinner for outgoing President Pratibha Patil being hosted by the prime minister Monday evening.

Monday, July 23, 2012 2:52:36 PM

Uddhav Thackeray discharged from hospital
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was Monday discharged from hospital, four days after he underwent a surgery to remove artery blockages, a hospital official said.

Monday, July 23, 2012 2:21:37 PM

Vice President, PM condole Lakshmi Sehgal's death
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal, calling her "an icon of selfless service" and terming her demise as "a tremendous loss to the nation".

Monday, July 23, 2012 1:56:26 PM

President-elect Pranab refuses comment on Guru clemency
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he could not comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office and studied the issue.

Monday, July 23, 2012 1:54:17 PM

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