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Prime Minister rules himself out for 3rd term, calls Modi disastrous 3.1.2014 Asian Age: India
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday ruled himself out of the race for prime ministership after the next elections holding that Rahul Gandhi had “outstanding credentials” for the top job but said Narendra Modi as Prime Minister will be “disastrous” for the country. He said the Congress party would decide on its prime ministerial candidate and announce it at an “appropriate” time. Addressing a press conference, the third in his two terms, he sought to dispel the negative image of his government and the tag of weak prime minister for him after nine and half years in office saying he had done his best and put the country on a good growth momentum. “I do not believe I am a weak prime minister. It is for historians to judge. The BJP and its associates may say whatever they like. If by strong prime minister you mean you preside over mass massacre of innocent citizens on the streets of Ahmedabad, if that is the measure of strength, I do not believe that that this country needs that kind of ...
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Manmohan opts out of PM race, says did his best, Modi as PM will be a disaster 3.1.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday virtually announced his retirement from politics as he ruled himself out of the 2014 prime minister's race and launched a scathing attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of presiding over the mass massacre during the 2002 riots in the state.
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Lovely to AAP: Don’t act in haste 3.1.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely launched a scathing attack on the BJP in the Assembly on Thursday. Backing the Aam Aadmi Party, Mr Lovely asserted that the Congress would always support the AAP because the latter has promised to fight against corruption. Mr Lovely said the Congress came forward to help AAP form the government in Delhi because “we did not want elections again in Delhi. We had the least to lose if there were re-polls; we acted as a responsible political party.” Taking a dig at the BJP, Mr Lovely said that despite various claims, the saffron party failed to come to the power in the national capital. “We have been hearing that you will form the government for years now but you are still in the Opposition,” he mocked. Meanwhile, the Congress asked Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party not to rush with important decisions. He assured the AAP that there is “no danger” to its government in Delhi “till you keep taking decisions that benefit the people,” he said. Over a debate ...
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Manmohan Singh's press conference will be his last: BJP 3.1.2014 DNA: India
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Opposition hits out at Manmohan, says his speech was a sham 3.1.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
Minutes after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh briefed the media on his 10 year long tenure, the Opposition upped the ante against him, saying his speech was a sham. "Prime Minister's speech was a sham. How can the Prime Minister say he had no role in the scams. He tried to cover up scams during UPA," said Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral.
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Manmohan says he did his best for India, Modi as PM will be a disaster 3.1.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
In his speech the 81-year-old Prime Minister defended his tenure while hinting that Rahul Gandhi will be the Congress PM candidate.
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Lovely to AAP: Don’t act in haste 3.1.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely launched a scathing attack on the BJP in the Assembly on Thursday. Backing the Aam Aadmi Party, Mr Lovely asserted that the Congress would always support the AAP because the latter has promised to fight against corruption. Mr Lovely said the Congress came forward to help AAP form the government in Delhi because “we did not want elections again in Delhi. We had the least to lose if there were re-polls; we acted as a responsible political party.” Taking a dig at the BJP, Mr Lovely said that despite various claims, the saffron party failed to come to the power in the national capital. “We have been hearing that you will form the government for years now but you are still in the Opposition,” he mocked. Meanwhile, the Congress asked Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party not to rush with important decisions. He assured the AAP that there is “no danger” to its government in Delhi “till you keep taking decisions that benefit the people,” he said. Over a debate ...
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AAP opens on sound note, now comes tough middle overs 3.1.2014 GovernanceNow: Top Stories
It wouldnt be wrong to say that the Aam Aadmi Party emerged, more or less, unscathed in the confidence vote on Thursday (January 3). But this occasion was more than just that: apart from installing Ar
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Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP 3.1.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
Retired career diplomat Hardeep Puri, who served as India's permanent representative at the UN, on Thursday joined BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following in the footsteps of former Home Secretary RK Singh and Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: A look at his tenure so far 3.1.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
The Prime Minister is set to hold his first press conference in 3 years. Many are speculating that his interaction is possibly his last as the head of the country.
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Mayoral elections have no bearing on Lok Sabha polls: Bansal 2.1.2014 syndication.indianexpress.com
The BJP-SAD alliance managed to make a dent in the mayoral elections after a gap of six years.
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Narendra Modi launches mobile application called 'India272+' 2.1.2014 DNA: India
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BS Yeddyurappa announces merger of his party with BJP 2.1.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
This announcement comes after BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had pitched to bring Yeddyurappa back on camp.
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Rajesthan Congress to hold legislature party meeting on Jan 7 2.1.2014 DNA: India
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Clarify stand on economic and communal fronts, CPM to Aam Aadmi Party 2.1.2014 DNA: India
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CPM asks AAP to clarify stand on economic, communal fronts 2.1.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
CPI(M) asks AAP to clarify stand on economic, communal frontsWith AAP planning to become a national party, the Left party said it must spells out its basic programmes and policies.
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AAP rose as non-Congress, non-BJP force: Prakash Karat 2.1.2014 ET: Opinion
CPM general secretary Prakash Karat speaks on the current political situation and rise of Aam Aadmi Party.
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AAP sees a massive surge in membership after Delhi elections 2.1.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Following its dramatic rise to power in Delhi, which ended 15-year-Congress rule there, the Aam Aadmi Party is witnessing a massive rise in its membership. Several prominent professionals have now come forward to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on AAP ticket.
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We'll teach them politics, says Arvind Kejriwal after Congress speaks the AAP language 2.1.2014 DNA: Top News
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NDA a front-runner in 2014 polls; have doubts about AAP's impact outside Delhi: Arun Jaitley 2.1.2014 ET: Opinion
"The NDA will be the clear front runner. The UPA has given up the will to fight. It’s too early to say what the AAP’s impact will be outside Delhi," Jaitley said.
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