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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian government loses majority as Trinamool party leaves alliance

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India's ruling alliance stumbles over reforms but avoids collapse with help from party Singh loses majority as ex-ally quits coalition India's ... All 19 Trinamool lawmakers will now join the opposition ranks, ending an uneasy alliance inside the left-leaning coalition and leaving Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's Congress party ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Modi eyes power for the BJP as Obama makes pledge to new India leader

    Posted May 13th 2014, 02:21pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... divisiveness.” Narendra Modi All the polls showed Modi’s right-wing opposition alliance trounced the left-leaning Congress party, which has been in power for a decade, and most indicated that it had ... on Friday, while emphasising that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was open to forging new alliances. Modi struck a conciliatory tone by saying it was time for “healing” after an often bitter ...

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    Narendra Modi and BJP officials in talks over filling ministries

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:10pm by Reuters

    ... portfolios such as defence, interior and external affairs. The alliance led by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 336 of the 543 seats in India's lower house of parliament, making ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:30pm by Reuters in Bangalore

    ... candidates hold great sway. Opinion polls wrongly predicted a victory for a BJP-led alliance in elections in 2004 and underestimated Congress’s winning margin in 2009. Thursday’s parliamentary ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India opinion polls point to big win for BJP leader Modi

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:17am by AFP

    ... seats. The winning party needs 272 seats for a majority, but with alliances, the BJP is expected to reach that number when results come in on May 16. The secular left-leaning Congress, which has ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tamil Nadu’s chief minister eyes role on national stage at federal election

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:23pm by Reuters

    ... candidate for prime minister, Narendra Modi, and a past dalliance with his party, suggest she is positioning herself for power in the next government. "Jayalalithaa is both in the BJP alliance ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India sets dates for mammoth parliamentary election

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 03:02pm by Reuters

    ... two-thirds of the 67 years since independence but may now be headed for its worst-ever electoral defeat. Last week, a small regional party joined the BJP-led alliance, following several splinter ...

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    Strike over anti-Islam film shutters Kashmir shops

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 04:54pm by Associated Press in Srinigar

    ... stayed off the roads. An alliance of Kashmiri religious groups called the strike in response to a film produced in the US ridiculing the Prophet Mohammad. The strike was supported by the bar ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Cameron confronts ‘shameful’ colonial crime in India

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Britons of Indian origin as a foundation for a deeper alliance. “Writing a note in the visitors’ diary is a half-hearted approach. He should have met us to say sorry,” Bhusan Behl, who heads ... building an alliance with New Delhi a foreign policy priority since his election in 2010. “I am proud that a British prime minister has admitted the blunders committed by former leaders and has ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Starbucks open its first café in India, with more to come

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Seattle and Mumbai

    ... read "Starbucks Coffee: A Tata Alliance", something Schultz said he hopes will build awareness and trust with Indian consumers. Starbucks is using Indian-grown and roasted coffee ...



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