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Modi campaigns in name of Vivekananda to keep his image intact

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Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has kept his 2012 poll campaign centred on spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda, attempting to keep his Hindutva image intact while reaching out to other communities, to make himself more acceptable at the national level even as the Opposition dubbed it as a ploy to garner political gains.

Birthday boy Modi says Rahul an international leader, can contest in Italy too


Taunted by Congress that Rahul Gandhi had a national stature while he was a state leader, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a swipe at the party, saying the young leader was an 'international leader' who can also contest elections in Italy.

Narendra Modi launches poll campaign, raises coal issue

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Launching a month-long campaign ahead of assembly elections, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised the coal issue, accusing the Congress of whipping up an atmosphere of anger against the CAG like it did against the Supreme Court in the 2G case.

JD(U) would contest Gujarat polls alone: Sharad Yadav


Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said that his party would contest alone in the Gujarat assembly polls scheduled to be held at the end of 2012.

Verghese Kurien pioneered cooperative dairy movement in India

The architect of 'white revolution', Verghese Kurien, who led 'Operation Flood' to transform India from a milk-deficient country to the world's biggest milk producer, is credited with laying the fo

SC reserves order on CBI's plea to cancel Amit Shah's bail


The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on CBI's plea for cancellation of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah's bail in the case of fake encounter killing of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh and for

Keshubhai Patel party a big threat to Modi?


While Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is busy marketing 'brand Modi' and harping on about his commitment for the state, Saurashtra — a region dominated by the Patel community in his state — is be

Gujarat verdict deterrent to Hindu ultras


I hail this verdict as historic. It is for the first time ever that a court has convicted the organizers of a communal riot, people like Babu Bajrangi and Maya Kodnani.

Till now, only the perpetrato

Maya Kodnani gets 28 years for 2002 Guj massacre

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years in jail on Friday for murder and conspiracy during one of the country's worst religious riots, when up to 2,500 people, most of them Muslim, were hunted down and hacked, beaten or burnt to death in 2002.

Modhwadia criticizes Modi for his Gujarati girls malnourished statement


Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia on Thursday criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for linking the level of malnutrition in the state to figure-conscious girls.

"This statement is not only a

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