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Janardan Dwivedi

Janardan Dwivedi is a congress politician from Delhi.

He is a Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha representing Delhi. Janardhan Dwivedi is the General Secretary of the Congress Party. He is also the Chairman of the Media Department and Head Spokesperson of the Congress.

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AICC appoints two PCC presidents – Raghuveera for Seemandhra and Ponnala to Telangana State
All India Congress Committee named backward class leaders N Raghuveera Reddy as Seemandhra Congress President and Ponnala Lakshmaiah to head Telangana State as Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) presidents

Sonia Gandhi appointed Congress campaign Committee Chairperson
Sonia Gandhi will head the party campaign committee for 2014 Lok Sabha polls

Padayatra - My Diary book released at AP Bhavan
The book release function was attended by a number of AICC leaders and state ministers

Baba Ramdev detained by Delhi Police
Ramdev was stopped by the police at the Ranjit Singh flyover

Prez poll: Pranab to start his campaign from Saturday
United Progressive Alliance's (UPA's) nominee Pranab Mukherjee, who filed his nomination papers for the presidential poll on Thursday, has said that he will start his poll campaign from Saturday.

UPA Prez nominee Pranab to step down as FM tomorrow
UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee today said he would be quitting as Finance Minister of the country on Tuesday.

Rashid Alvi downplays 'Mulayam BJP agent' remark
Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Thursday clarified his earlier remark where he called Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav a BJP agent, saying it was made in the context of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, where the different political outfits are pitched against each other.

Mukherjee ideal candidate for president post: Congress (Re-issue: Mukherjee)
Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi has hailed the decision of choosing Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as presidential candidate, saying he is the ideal choice for the coveted post.

Prez poll: Mamata seeks consensus for Kalam, denies rift with Mulayam
Describing her choice of presidential candidates as a clarion call to all political parties, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday denied having any rift with Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh over the choice for the coveted post of President of India.

Nitish Kumar to meet Abdul Kalam over lunch today
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has invited former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who is a frontrunner for the Rashtrapati Bhawan, for lunch today.

Left parties to meet on June 21 to devise strategy for Prez polls: Bardhan
As the suspense over the much-anticipated name for the next President of India continues, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan has said that the left parties would meet on June 21 to devise their strategy for the upcoming presidential polls.

Presidential race hots up; Mukherjee to meet PM
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over the presidential elections at 12 noon here on Friday.

Presidential poll: NDA to meet today
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet here on Friday to finalise its candidate for the presidential elections.

UPA meets today to formally endorse presidential candidate's name
A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi held consultations with senior leaders and allies to zero in on a consensus for the presidential candidate, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will meet here on Friday to decide on the future course of action.

Mamata justifies decision, says Kalam first choice for Prez
As the war of words over the presidential candidate scales up dramatically, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the first choice for the coveted post.

Prez poll: Crucial UPA meet tomorrow, Mamata to be absent
With no consensus still being achieved over the presidential candidate, the crucial UPA meet will be held here on Friday to decide on the choice for the coveted post of the country.

Congress adopting below average approach for Raisina Hills: BJP
Asserting that the President of India should be elected with the consent and agreement of all parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday accused the ruling Congress Party of adopting a below average approach towards the presidential election.

JD-U asks UPA to clear its stand on Prez candidate
Expressing surprise over the infighting that is taking place within the UPA over the presidential candidate, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Thursday asked the ruling Congress Party to make its stand clear on the issue.

Advani meets Jayalalithaa, says NDA meeting tomorrow to discuss Prez poll
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, who met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here today, said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet tomorrow to discuss their candidates for the presidential elections.

Congress Prez candidate will be decided shortly: Mukherjee
Amid the Congress holding parleys with its senior leaders in the wake of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Samajwadi Party (SP) stunning the ruling party by proposing three names for the presidential candidate, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the candidate for the coveted post will be decided shortly.

Congress rejects TMC-SP choices, says Manmohan Singh will remain PM till 2014
Rejecting the Trinamool Congress (TMC)-Samajwadi Party (SP) choices for the President's post, Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi on Thursday said that Manmohan Singh will remain Prime Minister till 2014.

No consensus on Presidential candidate, consultations on, says Janardan Dwivedi
Senior Congressman and party spokesperson Janardan Dwivedi said here on Saturday that a consensus over the Presidential candidate hasn't been achieved yet, however, discussions to that effect were in progress with various allies.

Sonia Gandhi's supporters celebrate her 66th birthday
Supporters and admirers of Congress President Sonia Gandhi thronged outside her 10 Janpath residence here on Friday to celebrate her 66th birthday.

Congress-BJP tussle heats up over Hazare`s RSS links
The ongoing tussle between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party over social activist Anna Hazare's alleged links with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has turned into a political potboiler.

UPA committed to an effective Lokpal Bill: Congress
Reacting to veteran social activist Anna Hazare's renewal of agitation, Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi on Tuesday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government is committed to bring an effective Lokpal Bill with an aim to combat rampant corruption in the country.

Political loss to Congress party if separate Telangana state is not formed: Keshav Rao
The Congress Party is unlikely to win any seat from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region if separate state is not formed, according to its senior leader K. Keshav Rao.

Rahul, Priyanka meet specially-abled persons in Delhi(Reissue)
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Vadra on Wednesday met specially-abled persons, who received three-wheeler scooters from the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, a non-profit organisation, run by Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Sonia Gandhi to attend first meeting after surgery today
Congress President Sonia Gandhi will attend the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting of the AICC here on Thursday to discuss the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh. This will be her first public appearance after returning from the United States, where she underwent a surgery last month for an undisclosed ailment.

Ambika Soni slams Advani for being silent on cash-for-votes scam
Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Thursday slammed senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani for expressing his desire to get arrested now when he was aware of the sting operation his party conducted during the 2008 cash-for-votes scam.

Sonia Gandhi returns to India after successful surgery
Congress President Sonia Gandhi returned here from the United States this morning where she underwent a surgery last month for an undisclosed ailment.

Kejriwal accuses Govt. of creating an 'emergency like situation'
With the war of words between the Centre and civil society activists intensifying over the Jan Lokpal Bill issue, RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal, a key figure in Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, on Monday accused the government of creating an 'emergency like situation'.

Delhi Police refuse Hazare permission to fast
Delhi Police on Monday rejected permission for Anna Hazare to go ahead with plans for an indefinite fast here as his team refused to give an undertaking that the Gandhian would end it by Thursday and restrict the number of protestors to 5,000.

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