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Anbalagan flays UPA for the financial crisis

The Hindu - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
AIADMK Legislature Party leader A. Anbalagan on Sunday blamed the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the Centre for opening a separate public account of the Union Territory from the Consolidated Fund of India.
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Chidambaram counters Jaitley's 'double digit' inflation figures

Business Standard - ‎18 hours ago‎
Chidambaram tweeted. Chidambaram was the finance minister in the Congress-led UPA government in 2014 when it lost power to the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime.

More United: History tells us a progressive alliance won't work

iNews - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Remainers have felt the same pangs that drove the vote to leave the European Union - the estrangement, the mirage of a past that probably never existed - since 24 June.
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Post-1991, inequality has widened: Ramesh

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
The former Union Minister in the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government said if one did an analysis of the balance sheet of what happened after 1991, on the positive side of the balance sheet one would have the improved access to consumer ...

United Farmers of Manitoba wins the election

Manitoba Co-operator - ‎8 hours ago‎
In 1931, Bracken's Progressives formed an alliance with the Manitoba Liberal Party, and the two parties eventually merged.

Letters: Throw out the bike gang

National Post - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The problem with this declaration is that Russia can seize each Baltic capital in mere hours, with no NATO conventional response possible, putting the United States in the unpalatable position of going nuclear or abandoning the credibility of the ...
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Turkey: Atlanticism versus Rabiism

Socialist Project - ‎20 hours ago‎
We also added that, hence, “it is an alliance of the pro-U.S. seculars and the adepts of a religious fraternity under the protection of the U.S.
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Pinarayi Vijayan's appointment of Gita Gopinath draws opposition from VS Achuthanandan

Firstpost - ‎14 hours ago‎
The former chief minister has cited Gopinath's endorsement of the economic policies pursued by the last United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and the present Narendra Modi government as a reflection of her neo-liberal economic agenda.

Book excerpt: In India, a tangled maze of corporate-politician nexus and corruption

Firstpost - ‎16 hours ago‎
Yet another scandal had erupted, and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by Dr Manmohan Singh was lurching from controversy to controversy.
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DNC Latest: Obama says he's more optimistic about America's future

CTV News - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The vice-president tells the Democratic National Convention that Trump -- the GOP presidential nominee -- offers policies that are more in line with the United States' adversaries. Biden says .... Christine Leinonen tells the crowd at the Democratic ...
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Lokpal And The Furore Over Invasive Data Collection Method

Swarajya - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Passed by the second United Progressive Alliance government in a stormy parliament session, the act aims to punish corruption by “public servants”.
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Strange Bedfellows: How Donald Trump and the Religious Right Found Love at the Weirdo Table

Paste Magazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
There was a time (not that long ago), when any alliance between these two factions seemed impossible. Though Donald Trump ... We have nothing to fear from the vast majority of Muslims in the United States, or around the world. The vast majority are ...
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Govt's Idea Of A Mega-Merger Of 13 Oil Companies Will Be Counter-Productive

Swarajya - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
During the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) years, this is how product prices were kept down at the retail end while the oil marketing companies were bled dry.
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Dems and Israel/Palestine: New Leadership, Old Policies

LobeLog - ‎10 hours ago‎
Clinton has gone out of her way during the campaign to say that she will make strengthening the U.S.-Israel alliance one of her top priorities.
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Aditi Phadnis: What a waste!

Business Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
... of two top Indian scientists - and indeed the scientists themselves - shows the serious chasm in a community that is revered: not just by the incumbent National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government but also the previous United Progressive Alliance.

WPI fell for 18 months under NDA government, Jitley tells Lok Sabha

CanIndia News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The minister said during the last two years of the United Progressive Alliance government, food inflation was moving over 11-12 per cent, while the wholesale price inflation ranged over 6-7 per cent.
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Opposition flays government on price rise, Jaitley defends it (Roundup)

Times of India - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The burning issue of spiralling prices of essential commodities, particularly pulses, came up for discussion in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, with Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi rubbing it in by calling Prime Minister ...
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SDP casts a wrong shadow over Labour's anti-Corbyn rebels

Financial Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Paddy Ashdown, a former Liberal Democrat leader, has launched a new centrist grouping called More United UK with the familiar dream of building a moderate progressive alliance. But for Labour MPs in despair at the ineffectual and hard-left leadership ...

Opposition forces RS adjournment protesting Aadhaar-linked benefits

Business Standard - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) did the same. While the documents accessed under RTI did not cover the entire UPA tenure, five such cases emerged from the UPA-II era. Based on these, it's neither fair nor possible to compare if discretion was ...