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Shiv Sena for unanimous election of Pranab

MUMBAI: Giving a jolt to BJP’s plans for a contest in the presidential poll, key NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday pitched for unanimous election of UPA nominee Mr Pranab Mukherjee for the top post.

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Abdul Kalam opts out of Presidential race

NEW DELHI: Snubbing Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on Monday declared that he would not contest the Presidential poll and there were indications that the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would support Mr P A Sangma for the top post.

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India Inc upset as RBI keeps rates unchanged

MUMBAI: Belying high expectations, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday kept the interest rates unchanged on heightened inflation worries leaving India Inc and retail borrowers disappointed. Stock market too reacted strongly and tanked suffering loss of 244 points at closing.

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Consensus building for Pranab as UPA’s man for President

NEW DELHI: Mr Pranab Mukherjee appears set to be the next President with his candidature announced on Friday by the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and endorsed swiftly by supporting parties Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party amid indications that he will gather more support ahead.

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India cautions against trade restrictive measures

NEW DELHI: As Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, leaves for two crucial back-to-back international summits on Saturday, India on Friday cautioned against trade restrictive measures and protectionism in the garb of pushing for green economy norms.

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YSR Cong sweeps AP by-polls; wins 15 assembly seats, 1 Lok Sabha seat

HYDERABAD: Riding on a strong sympathy wave, jailed MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s nascent YSR Congress on Friday decimated ruling Congress bagging 15 of the 18 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in by-elections in Andhra Pradesh in a showing that could be a political game-changer in the state.

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NC activist shot dead by militants

SRINAGAR: In the first political killing of the year in the summer capital, militants on Friday shot dead an office bearer of the ruling National Conference in Natipora area of the city.

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