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Leftist alliance is a threat to nation: Nepal PM

[Nepal] Oct. 31 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has termed the leftist alliance, as threat to nation, while unveiling the manifesto of the Nepali Congress. "The country now is in dangerous stage. The forces against the democracy have united as ... Sify, 1 month ago

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Pranab admits eyeing PM's post, was reluctant to work under Manmohan

Former President Pranab Mukherjee expected to be chosen as Prime Minister on two occasions -- first in 2004 when the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) came to power, and later in 2012 ahead of the Presidential election, he writes in his latest book "Coalition ...
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What next for Sonia Gandhi?

After handing over the reins of the Congress to her son, the 71-year-old MP may have time to pursue her other interests, but many believe that she will continue to play the role of a mentor. Sanjeev Chopra reports IMAGE: Sonia Gandhi handed over the control of the party on Saturday. Her exit was as subdued as her entry was spirited. Photograph: Pawan Kumar/Reuters Sonia Gandhi, who on Saturday handed over the reins of the Congress to her son, Rahul Gandhi, was once seen as an ...
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BJP wrestles with populism vs pragmatism debate in K'taka

Ahead of the assembly elections next year, the BJP has been wallowing in a welter of ideas that has resurrected the debate on populism versus pragmatism, as it has to pander to two important but incompatible constituencies, of the freebie consuming masses and Bengaluru's heavy hitters craving for even roads, pristine lakes and unbroken power supply, reports Radhika Ramaseshan. Six months before Karnataka was to vote, the Bharatiya Janata Party was searching for a catalyst to ...
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Why did Pranab not reveal all in his book?

What Shekhar Gupta would have liked to know more about from Pranabda: Why did Sonia prefer Dr Singh to him as PM? Why did he deny finance first, why did he accept it 5 years later, and why did he make such a mess of it? How did he force Sonia to nominate him for President and not Hamid Ansari? And how does he justify that most toxic legacy -- the Vodafone tax amendment? The history of Pranab Mukherjee's five-decade public life tells you that no one who dared to engage him in an argument has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago When Sonia Gandhi said 'will miss tantrums' of Pranab Mukherjee  Sify1 month ago Why Sonia was reluctant to approve Pranab's name for presidential candidate  Rediff.com1 month ago
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My meeting with Bal Thackeray upset Sonia Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was upset with him over his meeting late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election despite her advice against such an interaction. Revealing this in his book 'The Coalition Years', Mukherjee said he had met Thackeray on the advice of Sharad Pawar of the Nationalist Congress Party, a part of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance - II government. He said that during his ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Sonia Gandhi was upset after my meeting with Bal Thackeray: Pranab Mukherjee  Sify2 months ago
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Why Pranab was reluctant to join UPA govt

Manmohan Singh, reveals the former President, was keen that either P Chidambaram or Montek Singh Ahluwalia be the finance minister.Archis Mohan reports. Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said he was reluctant to join the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-I government in 2004, and had informed Congress President Sonia Gandhi about this. Mukherjee has spoken about his political journey, especially the UPA years in the third volume of his autobiography, The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012. The ...
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Why India needs a viable Opposition

Voters deserve one. Democracy requires one. We need an alternative that people want, not just an anti-vote, says Mitali Saran.   In the merry storm of democracy, political winners and losers trade places constantly by design. It's such a busy two-way street that it's creepy when traffic suddenly goes one way.  Seeing the country one-sidedly in the Bharatiya Janata Party hands makes you miss the annoying days of coalition politics, not so long ago, when decision-making was fraught, but ...
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