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Advani, Sushma Skip BJP Meeting, Rally; Party Clarifies Their Absence

The absence of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj at the party's National Executive meeting in Mumbai on Friday and their decision to skip the rally in the evening have sparked off speculations that there is rift among the party leaders. May 25, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike To Severe Public Health Risk, Favours the Rich: CSE

Amidst criticism and protest from various political parties and the public over the hike of petrol price by over seven rupees, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come down heavily on the government, saying that the hike favours the rich and will severe public health. May 25, 2012

India Warns of Potential Ban on EU Airlines over Carbon Tax Dispute

European airlines may risk an embargo from India's airspace, should Brussels impose sanctions on Indian carriers over carbon emissions. Brussels is facing the heat from several nations, including China, Russia, over an EU carbon emissions trading scheme that called for charging airlines over pollution. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh hinted the possibility of a ban on EU carriers in an interview. May 25, 2012
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Congress Against Petrol Price Hike; Govt Considers Partial Rollback: Sources

The latest media reports suggested that the government is contemplating a partial rollback in the recent steep petrol price hike. According to the sources the government might slash about Rs 2 to 2.50 per litre, while the Congress party is demanding to scale down about Rs 3 to 5 in the latest hike. May 24, 2012
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UPA On Price Hiking Spree: Diesel, LPG Price Hike In Pipeline

Call it unfortunate or inevitable or a series of mistakes in taking forward the country's economy affairs, the UPA government has never missed to draw target on itself in various issues, mainly when it comes to the price hike of the commodities. May 24, 2012
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UPA Partners Protest Petrol Price Hike, Slam Centre

The key allies of the UPA collation like Trinamool Congress and DMK have protested the Centre's decision to hike petrol by Rs 7.50 in effect from May 24 midnight, including SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, admits of reports that he could possible join hands the Congress party. May 24, 2012
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UPA-II: Congress Dumping Mamata For Mulayam?

If the scene at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's dinner party is any indication, the Congress party is ready to dump Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and join hands with Samajwadi Party (SP). Mulayam Singh Yadav attended the dinner party hosted by Manmohan Singh to celebrate UPA-II's completion of three years in power. May 23, 2012
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PM Releases UPA-II's Annual Report, Says Govt Needs to Do Better

Hosting dinner party at his residence to celebrate the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance II's (UPA-II), completion of three years in power, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh released the government's annual report to the people in the presence of the leaders of the Congress party's key allies. The PM admitted that his government needs to do better. May 23, 2012