Congress, allies meet to discuss strategy on session eve

Ahead of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Congress and its allies on Tuesday held a meeting to chalk out the floor coordination strategy in Parliament where BJP has secured majority on its own in the Lower House but is in a minority in the Upper House.

NATO chief vows support for allies along Russian border

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Friday pledged to strengthen the shield along the border with Russia, and urged allies to increase their military budgets.

UPA allies miffed over way ordinance issues was handled

UPA allies supporting the government from outside expressed their reservations over the manner in which the issue of the ordinance on convicted lawmakers was handled with Rahul Gandhi publicly slamming it as "complete nonsense".

Cong seeking allies as UPA-II enters final year of tenure

At a time when its allies have dwindled, Congress today said that its hand of friendship has been extended towards like minded parties.

China should look for allies, says daily

China should "consider allying to gain initiatives", said a state-run Chinese daily Sunday.

US, allies supporting terrorism in Syria: Walid Muallem

Speaking during the UN General Assembly meet, Syria`s foreign minister Walid Muallem accused the United States and its allies on Monday of supporting terrorism in Syria, according to the BBC.

Cong sees no crisis, backs PM as allies oppose FDI in retail

Ruling out a roll-back of the decision to allow 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail and the hike in diesel prices, the party said that they were "not surprise decisions".

Cong to walk extra mile to coordinate with allies

Congress sought to reach out to allies by
expressing readiness to walk the extra mile to strenghten coordination with them.

UPA allies strike discordant note on Lokpal

Trinamool Congress and DMK struck a discordant note saying the Lokpal Bill provisions to create Lokayuktas would encroach upon the rights of states.

UPA allies likely to meet before Winter Session

A meeting of the UPA constituents is likely before the winter session of Parliament beginning November 22 which is expected to be a tumultuous affair.

Two allies to contest Mandu seat in Jharkhand

The November 30 bypoll to Mandu
assembly seat in Jharkhand will witness a fight between two
allies of the BJP-led Arjun Munda Government.

UPA allies should wake up: BJP

BJP sought to hold UPA ally Mamata Banerjee equally responsible with Congress for price rise.

Govt making allies scapegoat of corruption: Advani

BJP leader LK Advani accused the govt of trying to make coalition partners scapegoat of corruption for which the government as a whole is responsible.

UPA likely to crumble like a pack of cards: BJP

UPA allies would no longer carry the
burden of a corruption-ridden Cong and the govt was likely to crumble, BJP spokesman Rajiv Rudy said.

No power sharing with allies: AIADMK

AIADMK has no intention of
sharing power with allies and would go after the DMK`s first
family on the issue of corruption, a senior party leader said.

Cong, allies using black money for Assembly polls: BJP

The BJP on Saturday claimed that the
Congress and its allies were using black money for campaiging
in five states going for Assembly polls and said it would
lodge a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard.

Obama consults his close allies on Libya

US President, Barack Obama,
reached out to his close allies in Europe and the Middle East on the ongoing military operation against the Gaddafi regime.

Bal Thackeray accuses BJP of mistreating allies

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Tuesday
criticised the BJP, accusing it of riding piggyback on
regional parties and mistreating its allies.

US, allies edge toward military options for Libya

The US and its allies have edged closer to giving a military response to the rising violence in Libya.

Allies not touched in reshuffle because of Assembly polls: Govt

Government on Thursday said the UPA allies were not covered in the reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers in view of the upcoming Assembly elections in various states and an expansion can take place after the Budget session.