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  • BJP desperate to mend ways with Shiv Sena, Modi speaks to Uddhav Thackeray 11-03-2014 11:20 PM

    Mumbai: With the skirmishes between BJP and its ally Shiv Sena refusing to settle down, NDA's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi stepped in and spoke to Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray over the phone on Tuesday evening. It is being reported that the two discussed alliance in Maharashtra. This comes on...
  • BJP high on opinion poll projections, hopes to woo back ex-allies 24-01-2014 06:26 PM

    BJP on Friday trumpeted projections of recent opinion polls to claim that only NDA can provide a stable government after Lok Sabha elections and suggested that several regional parties, which were once its allies, could return to its fold leading to "greater NDA". Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha...
  • Allies back BJP decision to anoint Modi as PM candidate 13-09-2013 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's only allies Akali Dal and Shiv Sena on Friday backed the party's decision to anoint Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Party President Rajnath Singh had informed the chiefs of both the parties and they have endorsed the decision. Rajanth called...
  • World View: Will America and allies strike Syria? 31-08-2013 09:51 AM

    The US and UK on Thursday appeared to have backed down from an immediate punitive military strike against Syria, even as embattled President Bashar al-Assad vowed that his country would emerge "victorious" in any confrontation with America and its allies. ...
  • Joshi, Maken in Rahul's high-power coordination committee 23-07-2013 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday brought in senior leaders C P Joshi and Ajay Maken into the party's high-power coordination committee headed by Rahul Gandhi for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. With their addition, the number of members of the committee, set up in November 2012, has gone up to...
  • Cautious towards Middle East, Obama gets second chance in Egypt 05-07-2013 05:56 AM

    Washington: When President Barack Obama sat down with his top national security aides this week to determine how to react to a military takeover in Egypt, he had a tough choice to make. He could denounce what had taken place as a coup launched against a legitimately elected president in...
  • Our ally betrayed us in Vidarbha elections: MPCC Chief 28-04-2013 12:28 AM

    Pune: In an apparent reference to NCP, Maharashtra PCC President Manikrao Thakre on Saturday said "an ally'' of Congress in the state had "betrayed" it during recent local self government elections held in Vidarbha. "The like-minded party, which is our ally, has betrayed us in the Vidarbha local body polls...
  • Kerry says United States ready to 'reach out' to North Korea 15-04-2013 06:45 AM

    Tokyo: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday stressed the United States is willing to engage with North Korea as long as it takes steps to give up nuclear weapons. He also vowed Washington would protect its Asian allies against any provocative acts by the North, but said it...
  • Rajnath slams BSP, SP for supporting UPA government 13-04-2013 02:55 AM

    Saharanpur: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday hit out the SP and BSP for extending support to the UPA government saying the two political parties have cheated the people by backing Congress and its allies at the Centre. "Despite their differences with the Congress, both SP and BSP have cheated...
  • Venezuela: Chavez's allies sweep regional vote 17-12-2012 10:19 AM

    Caracas: Allies of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez swept nearly all of Venezuela's 23 states in Sunday's regional vote, but Henrique Capriles consolidated his position as top opposition leader by winning re-election as governor. The 40-year-old governor of Miranda beat Chavez's former vice president Elias Jaua to retain his job at...
  • UPA disrupting RS to avoid vote on FDI: BJP 05-12-2012 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Wednesday claimed that the disruption in the House is a tactic adopted by the UPA government and its allies in order to stay way from the FDI debate. Jaitley accused the government of diversionary tactics in the Rajya...
  • After allies, PM to host dinner for BJP leaders to win support over FDI 17-11-2012 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will host a dinner for the BJP leaders on Saturday to win over political support for retail FDI ahead of the crucial Winter Session. After playing host to UPA allies on Friday night, the Prime Minister will continue his dinner diplomacy by hosting senior...
  • Temporary problems with allies will be overcome: PM 07-01-2012 12:38 AM

    New Delhi: As tensions escalated between the UPA and key alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday tried to soothe the frayed ties, saying he was confident that "temporary problems" with allies would be overcome. "We have our problems but I am confident that if we have...
  • UPA meet on Lokpal fruitful: Chidambaram 13-12-2011 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: On the eve of the all-party meeting on Lokpal issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday night held consultations with UPA constituents after which a "broad consensus" was reported on the approach to the matter. RLD leader Ajit Singh, who joined UPA on Monday, was among those who...
  • Modi's three-day fast to showcase NDA unity? 17-09-2011 07:10 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day fast for peace and harmony will begin in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Top BJP leaders have flown down to participate in it, Jayalalitha too would be represented by her party MPs. But a key NDA ally, Nitish Kumar's JDU - uneasy with the...
  • Kerala: ally trouble for Congress already 14-05-2011 09:33 PM

    New Delhi: In Kerala, the Congress may just about have managed to cross the magical halfway mark but it means they will be at the mercy of allies. The Muslim League, the second largest party in the UDF is already sending a tough message - its expectations must be met....
  • Libya: NATO to take immediate control 28-03-2011 09:42 AM

    Washington: The 28-member NATO has announced to take over all the international operations in Libya, including military operations to enforce no-fly-zone, enforcement of arms embargo and the civilian protections. NATO Allies have decided to take on the whole military operation in Libya under the United Nations Security Council Resolution. Our...
  • Gaddafi whereabouts unknown after attack 21-03-2011 05:16 PM

    Tripoli: The heart of Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli lay in a shambles on Monday as the United States and allies continued their mission to dilute the Libyan leader's strength. But Gaddafi's whereabouts - and his plans after promising a "long-drawn war" - remained unknown. A coalition military official insisted...
  • Libya air strikes continue, Gaddafi's palace hit 21-03-2011 07:44 AM

    Moammar Gaddafi's palace was hit as coalition forces continued air strikes for a third day. ...
  • US expects to hand off Libya lead in 'days' 21-03-2011 06:54 AM

    On board a military aircraft: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Sunday that the US expects to turn control of the Libya military mission over to a coalition - probably headed either by the French and British or by NATO - "in a matter of days." In his first...
  • Gaddafi vows 'long war' after US, allies strike 20-03-2011 04:13 PM

    Tripoli: The US and European nations targeted Muammar Gaddafi's forces with airstrikes and dozens of cruise missiles, shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and the sound of gunfire early Sunday. The Libyan leader vowed a long war "with unlimited patience and deep faith." State television said 48 people had died...
  • Obama says coalition prepared to act in Libya 19-03-2011 10:12 PM

    Brasilia, Brazil: With American military forces poised for action, President Barack Obama said on Saturday that the United States and its allies are prepared to act with urgency to end violence against civilians in Libya. The president spoke as French warplanes began the first sorties to enforce a no-fly zone...
  • Allied planes stopping Gaddafi attacks: Sarkozy 19-03-2011 09:47 PM

    French fighter jets soared over a rebel-held city besieged by Moammar Gaddafi's troops. ...
  • Mentally ill daughter disowned by mother 11-01-2011 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: It's been ten years but 40-year-old Smriti hasn't given up on her mother who seems to have disowned her, for being mentally ill. After eight years of treatment, Smriti was declared fit to go home two years ago. Smriti Nath, the patient laments, "My mother has disowned me...
  • NDA ally JD(U) protests against Karnataka govt 22-12-2010 01:50 PM

    Bangalore: The Janata Dal (United), an ally of NDA on Wednesday staged a demonstration here against ruling BJP government's alleged involvement in land scams in Karnataka and also against the Centre's decision of price rise. Launching the agitation in front of a Mahatma Gandhi statue here, JD(U) state unit President...
  • Workers lynch AGM of Indo-Japanese company 14-11-2010 10:59 AM

    Ghaziabad: An industrial dispute at the Indo-Japanese company Allied Nippon in Ghaziabad turned tragic with the workers beating to death an Assistant General Manager of the company. The incident happened at the company site in Ghaziabad. The workers beat Assistant General Manager Yogendra Chaudhary with iron rods and stones after...
  • Will the corporates get away in the 2G scam? 11-11-2010 09:35 PM

    On Talking Point tonight we debate whether the corporates get away in the 2G scam. ...