Monthly Archives: January 2010

Bal Thackeray celebrated his 84th birthday

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray celebrated his 84th birthday, and used the occasion to make it clear that he remains at the helm of the party. “I have the remote control of politics and the remote control will continue to … Continue reading

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Shivraj Patil sworn in as Punjab governor

Shivraj Vishwanath Patil was sworn-in as the Governor of Punjab today in place of S F Rodrigues whose term had expired in November last year. Patil, a former union home minister and ex-Lok Sabha speaker, was administered the oath of … Continue reading

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Congress launched youth membership drive in Bihar

The Congress  launched an ambitious youth membership drive in 16 districts across Bihar, with the aim of staging a comeback in the state. A vision of All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Youth Congress hopes to … Continue reading

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India Elections : Voting rights to NRIs

India’s Government is considering a plan that would enable millions of overseas national to vote in elections. With an estimated 30 million Indians living overseas, the Indian diaspore has been a powerful force in their homeland’s rise on the world … Continue reading

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Deve Gowda faced the ire of the BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers across Karnataka hit the streets on Monday to protest Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) chief HD Deve Gowda’s use of invectives against Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. Protesters garlanded the former prime minister’s portraits with shoes and burnt … Continue reading

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