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Scuffles, brawls in parliament, state assemblies (Timeline)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
The Rajya Sabha Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between a Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agarwal and BSP member Avtar Singh Karimpuri as a bill on quotas ... Read more...

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BJP dissociates itself from Sangma’s petition plan (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Purno Sangma is preparing to file an election petition against Pranab Mukherjee's nomination in the presidential poll, the BJP Wednesday dissociated itself ... Read more...

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Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Romesh Sharma, a suspected aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday awarded 10 years' imprisonment by a Delhi court in a cheating and extortion ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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Team Sangma to approach poll panel against Pranab’s nomination (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Presidential candidate P. Sangma's team has decided to approach the Election Commission against presidential poll returning officer V.K. Agnihotri's approval of UPA nominee Pranab ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin gets late recognition, says it’s never too late


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) He has been consistently delivering powerful performances in small roles on the big screen, but Nawazuddin Siddiqui didn't get recognition till his two films were screened ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin feels training must for actors


May 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played an abusive officer in "Kahaani" and an informer in "Paan Singh Tomar", says training is must for every actor."Training ... Read more...

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BJP meet will discuss differences — within


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive meets in Mumbai Thursday-Friday with plenty on the agenda, a key issue being how to bring order ... Read more...

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Arjun to walk Cannes red carpet with wife


May 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will take to the red carpet at the opening night of the 65th Cannes International Film Festival with his wife ... Read more...

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Not enough done to secure Ahluwalia’s win: BJP


May 4th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A day after senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader S.S. Ahluwalia's loss in the Rajya Sabha poll from Jharkhand, party leader Yashwant Sinha admitted ... Read more...

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Munda licks wounds after BJP defeat


May 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday counted the political consequences after party colleague S.S. Ahluwalia lost the Rajya Sabha election.Munda, who heads the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Jailed legislators helped Congress: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling BJP, which lost the Rajya Sabha polls from the state Thursday, has accused the Congress of winning by securing the support of independents and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: Congress, JMM win, BJP loses


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) won a Rajya Sabha seat each from Jharkhand Thursday while the ruling BJP faced a humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Dolly Ahluwalia had apprehensions over ‘Vicky Donor’ drinking act


April 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) She is Indian cinema's leading costume designers, but it is her harried, drinking mother act in "Vicky Donor" that made Dolly Ahluwalia a household name."Vicky ... Read more...

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Kamlesh Gill thanks ‘Vicky Donor’ for making her famous


April 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A spirited Kamlesh Gill, 75, the gizmo-friendly whiskey-drinking mother-in-law in "Vicky Donor", has been doing theatre from 1957, but says she became popular after her ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ set for world premiere at Cannes


April 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on cloud nine after three of his films have been chosen to be a part of 65th Cannes International Film Festival. After ... Read more...

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Bollywood values costume designing more now: National Award winner


April 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Having worked with top-of-the-line film directors in Bollywood, costume designer and actor Dolly Ahluwalia Tewari feels her craft is more valued in the film industry ... Read more...

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Bollywood doesn’t reflect our country: Ashim Ahluwalia


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood's mainstream entertainment doesn't entertain him. But showcasing the underbelly of the industry's sex and horror films of the 1980s through his film "Miss Lovely" has ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Never a dull moment in ‘Vicky Donor’ (IANS Hindi Film Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Vicky Donor"; Starring: Ayushmann Khurana, Yami Gautam, Anu Kapoor; Directed by: Shoojit Sircar; Rating: ****When was the last time you saw a Bollywood comedy that made you chuckle and ... Read more...

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Indian’s movie on Bollywood makes it to Cannes


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 19 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia's movie "Miss Lovely" has been selected to represent India in the non-competitive section of the 65th Cannes Film Festival. However, no ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Ahluwalia for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday decided to nominate party senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia for the forthcoming biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll on May 3 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3."The Commission has ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll on May 3


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3."The Commission has now ... Read more...

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Government cornered in Rajya Sabha, defers 2 bills


March 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) It was double embarrassment for the government in Rajya Sabha when it had to defer two important bills amidst opposition protests.The Border Security Force ... Read more...

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Jaitley files defamation suit against Anshuman Mishra


March 26th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has filed a defamation suit against NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for alleging that Jaitley had sought favours ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over army chief’s claim, Telangana (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday, with one house disrupted over the demand for a separate state of Telangana and the other over ... Read more...

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Gadkari hits out at Anshuman Mishra, calls allegations baseless


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Joining other party leaders in slamming NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Sunday dismissed the allegations levelled by Mishra ... Read more...

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Mishra withdraws RS nomination amid rift in BJP (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) With the old guard of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) upping the pressure, NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra Wednesday decided to withdraw his nomination for ... Read more...

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BJP not to vote for Mishra in Jharkhand (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Stung by rebellion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday refused to back NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for the Rajya Sabha election from Jharkhand, sparking ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt against Jharkhand Rajya Sabha nomination


March 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The conflict within the Bharatiya Janata Party on the Rajya Sabha nominations came out in the open Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed ... Read more...

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Opposition objects to government’s new poverty line norm


March 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday strongly objected to and termed as "unfortunate" the government's new concept of people living on less than Rs.28 ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over lowering poverty line


March 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday led other opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha to protest the Planning Commission's move to lower the poverty ... Read more...

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Six in fray for two Rajya Sabha seats


March 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 19 (IANS) Six candidates, three independents and one each from the Congress, JVM-P and JMM, have filed their nomination for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand.The ruling ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members congratulate Tendulkar, Kohli


March 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday congratulated cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli for their performance in the Asia Cup tournament.Raising the issue in the zero ... Read more...

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