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Swaraj Thapa

The writer, a former journalist, is with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

PM,Sonia fail to sway NCP; Pawar,Patel skip office
Fri, Jul 20, 2012

PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi later called the miffed NCP chief for talks.

Angry Pawar,Praful skip Cabinet meet
Fri, Jul 20, 2012

NCP: Pawar to meet PM today; sources warn of pullout if issues not resolved

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On vote eve,Pranab brushes up on past Presidents
Thu, Jul 19, 2012

“I am neither in the party nor in the government. There are no files to read and sign nor official meetings to attend.”

Rahul Gandhi likely to be Cong V-P in Sept
Wed, Jul 18, 2012

Process of Rahul’s elevation is a matter of time now and in line with the larger gameplan.

Antony No. 2 in govt,it’s NCP’s turn to sulk
Sun, Jul 15, 2012

Amid indications that it was upset over party chief Sharad Pawar being overlooked for the unofficial No. 2 position in the government

Antony No. 2 in govt,it’s NCP’s turn to sulk
Sun, Jul 15, 2012

Amid indications that it was upset over party chief Sharad Pawar being overlooked for the unofficial No. 2 position in the government,the NCP on Saturday evening skipped the meeting of the UPA to decide the vice-presidential nominee.

It’s official,Antony is No. 2 in UPA-II
Fri, Jul 13, 2012

PM has officially designated Defence Minister A K Antony as the No. 2 in his cabinet

It’s official,Antony is No. 2 in UPA-II
Fri, Jul 13, 2012

Signaling the new pecking order in the UPA government after Pranab Mukherjee’s exit,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has officially designated Defence Minister A K Antony as the No. 2 in his cabinet.

Finally,govt finds a house for President Patil in Pune
Sun, Jun 24, 2012

Patil,however,is expected to move temporarily to a government bungalow in Delhi next month till the time the Pune house is ready.

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Post Pranab
Sun, Jun 17, 2012

Mukherjee’s leaving for Rashtrapati Bhavan next month will undoubtedly leave a gap both in the party as well as the government

Cong has to look for a new troubleshooter
Sat, Jun 16, 2012

Their quest for a consensus on Pranab Mukherjee’s choice for President may have ended,but Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s search for replacements to fill the void that will be left by Mukherjee’s exit has only just begun.

Enter the veteran
Sat, Jun 16, 2012

During one of those candid moments a few years ago,Pranab Mukherjee famously made a remark that might have returned to him today.

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Allies snub Sonia,Pranab,PM
Thu, Jun 14, 2012

Mamata and Mulayam reject Pranab; suggest PM as Rashtrapati and name Kalam,Somnath too

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‘President’ Pranab stokes other ministers’ ambitions
Wed, Jun 13, 2012

Then there is the seemingly unsual behaviour of some other senior ministers in the last few days.

No need for statutory power for model poll code,says new CEC
Tue, Jun 12, 2012

New Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath has said he is not “worried about opposition” from political parties to the poll panel’s proposal to tighten the eligibility bar

Centre concedes demands of BJP on Pensions Bill
Wed, Jun 06, 2012

The amendments will also address the other BJP demand that a mechanism be evolved to ensure that minimum assured returns are be at par with that of the EPF scheme.

Slamming Gadkari,Advani breaks fragile Mumbai truce
Fri, Jun 01, 2012

Advani repeated his view expressed last week at the BJP national executive in Mumbai

Carnival of crooks
Thu, May 31, 2012

The RSS weekly Organiser alleges that the UPA government has betrayed the aam aadmi by hiking petrol prices by Rs 7.50 per litre

This round to Modi,but no one’s counting Joshi out yet
Mon, May 28, 2012

Forced out of BJP national executive,quiet yet busy leader is known for comebacks

Modi takes centrestage in Mumbai,says UPA a fraud like Nirmal Baba
Sat, May 26, 2012

Modi fired up a cheering crowd at a public rally at the end of the party’s national executive.

BJP looks for ways to reap UPA’s harvest of blunders
Fri, May 25, 2012

People ask me if BJP can fulfill their expectations. It is a point to ponder,’ says Advani

Eye on 2014,BJP reaches out to state parties
Fri, May 25, 2012

Making his inaugural speech at the two-day national executive,Gadkari also wooed regional parties saying “we believe that they also have a national perspective”.

Modi has his way,Gadkari gets Joshi to quit national executive
Fri, May 25, 2012

BJP president Nitin Gadkari gave in to Narendra Modi today,getting Modi’s bete noire Sanjay Joshi to resign from the national executive,and thereby securing a second term for himself as party chief.

Modi has his way,Gadkari gets Joshi to quit national executive
Fri, May 25, 2012

Following Joshi’s resignation,the Gujarat chief minister arrived this afternoon to attend the party meet

Modi has his way,Gadkari gets Joshi to quit national executive
Thu, May 24, 2012

Gadkari secures resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister’s bete noire Sanjay Joshi from national executive.

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