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Congress unable to digest country's progress under Modi: BJP

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
"The previous UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government failed on all fronts. However, not a single case of corruption has come out (against Modi government) in the last two years.
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P Chidambaram slams Rijiju over Ishrat comment

Hindustan Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday dismissed as “irresponsible” minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju's charge that in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government worked in “tandem” with the ...
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Govt to cancel all defence tenders won by Finmeccanica: Manohar Parrikar

Livemint - ‎5 hours ago‎
The government has already withdrawn the RFP for heavyweight torpedos for Scorpene submarines which was won by WASS, a Finmeccanica subsidiary, during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime. The government is now working out the ...
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PM Narendra Modi's nod to Chandrababu's request for funds will depend on BJP's plans

Economic Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
There is also speculation that if the BJP's alliance with the TDP becomes untenable, it may join hands with the YSRCP, but BJP's Sidharth Nath Singh rules it out.
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Man who dethroned Rangasamy

Times of India - ‎13 hours ago‎
He served as Union minister of state for planning and parliamentary affairs in the Congress-led United progressive alliance I and as Union minister of culture and Prime Minister's office under the direct supervision of Prime Minister during the second ...
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NCP wants Sonia to remain Congress president; says revival of UPA necessary to tackle BJP

Firstpost - ‎May 23, 2016‎
New Delhi: Amid reports of likely elevation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president, an NCP leader on Monday pitched for Sonia Gandhi's continuance as party chief so she could work for reviving the fortunes of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to take on ...
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Learning the Vajpayee lesson: Modi Shining campaign has already begun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Having an already popular three-term chief minister from Gujarat helped, but the campaign helped burnish his image and deftly positioned Modi as everything that Manmohan Singh and the United Progressive Alliance government were not. On paper, the ...
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'A fabulous moment': Conservative delegates shift to more neutral position on same-sex marriage - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Meanwhile, a group of prominent Conservatives, including former Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day and Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown, are set to discuss developing new policy positions on climate change later Friday.

Logistics agreement with US will help India: Parrikar

The New Indian Express - ‎May 27, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: A much-debated India-US logistics agreement will be of immense benefit as it will give India access to US military bases worldwide and does not involve any "war exchanges", while any support for operational purposes will only be on a ...

Zambia: 10 Parties Pay Nomination Fees - ‎11 hours ago‎
... Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD), Green Party, Democratic Assembly, People's Alliance for Change, United National Independence Party, United Progressive People, Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD), and Rainbow Party," he said.

Look back and ahead - city leaders begin developing new comprehensive plan

Kokomo Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
“This is a living document and I think it is a positive thing because when we update it, it shows we are progressive and it shows we are trying to make our community better and better and better.
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#Modiversary: Harsh Mander on why he worries about the next three years of Modi government - ‎12 hours ago‎
One of greatest failures of the out-going United Progressive Alliance government was that even its soaring economic growth rates yielded virtually no jobs.
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Can Bernie Sanders Overhaul the Democratic Party?

Daily Beast - ‎13 hours ago‎
Though Roosevelt lost the election, his campaign decimated the conservatives who had obstructed political reform for years, and a bipartisan progressive alliance under Woodrow Wilson fulfilled one of the most ambitious legislative agendas in American ...
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Varoufakis, McDonnell and Lucas make 'radical' case for remaining in EU

The Guardian - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The senior figures from the political left are teaming up as part of the Another Europe is Possible campaign, in which they will make a progressive case for Britain to remain in the union. Speaking on Saturday, Varoufakis said: “The two campaigns are ...
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The Philippines' New Strongman

Jacobin magazine - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The United States supported Marcos because it thought a stronger, more centralized state would absorb nationalist challenges to its hegemony and ensure that the Philippines remained a stable pillar of US imperialism in Southeast Asia.

Pope Francis might welcome debate over church's tenets on war and peace

Lowell Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
But it seems that Pope Francis -- who is by all accounts a progressive thinker, unafraid to challenge old church doctrines -- might welcome a debate over the church's foundational tenets on war and peace.
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Modi govt @ 2:NDA celebrates vikas parv,showcases 'Strong India' - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Modi govt @ 2:NDA celebrates vikas parv,showcases 'Strong India'. Taking on the opposition parties particularly the Congress, Shah pointed out that after several years of scams by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the country had finally a ...

Even watching Glentoran didn't help!

Slugger O'Toole - ‎3 hours ago‎
This Progressive Unionist was seated at his desk when he experienced this disappointment for the second time, the first having been in 2011.
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P Chidambaram wonders if Modi govt 'deserves' Raghuram Rajan

Business Standard - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Defending Rajan, he said: "The UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government appointed one of the most outstanding economists of the world as the RBI governor.
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State or non-state, stop terror; lets fight poverty together: PM Modi to Pakistan

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Senior party leader and leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad claimed that the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had isolated Islamabad diplomatically. But after Modi coming to power, Pakistani forces had committed "as many as ...