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Vijay Bahuguna named Uttarakhand chief minister (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, March 12 (IANS) After nearly a week of deadlock, Uttarakhand will get a chief minister with the Congress naming its Tehri-Garhwal MP Vijay Bahuguna as the leader ... Read more...

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With SP’s return, Mulayam’s pet projects return


March 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) With the Samajwadi Party (SP) set to take power in Uttar Pradesh, government officials have set their eyes on projects such as parks and statues ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Uttar Pradesh:Winners:1. Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, Congress2. Kalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)3. Abhishek Misra (ex-professor ... Read more...

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All-time high voting in UP, women set new record (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Voters in Uttar Pradesh set an all-time record in polling percentage, with officials saying about 60 percent of its 127 million electorate exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

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Another low cost tablet for students in the offing


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students in India will have more options to choose from as far as low-cost tablets go with a global education company launching an android tablet ... Read more...

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UP polls: Round 3 ends peacefully, 57-58 percent turnout (Fourth Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with an estimated 57-58 percent of the 1.77 crore electorate ... Read more...

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Polling steady, peaceful in round three of UP polls (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Wednesday saw long queues at polling booths from early morning, with 34.7 percent of 1.77 crore ... Read more...

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UP polls: 20 percent turnout in four hours (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Balloting proceeded briskly and steadily Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the 1.77 crore voters exercising their franchise in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Brisk polling on in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling began on a brisk note Wednesday morning in 56 assembly constituencies in the third round of Uttar Pradesh's seven-phased election with more than eight ... Read more...

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56 Uttar Pradesh assembly seats to go to polls Wednesday


February 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Fifty-six seats spread across 10 districts will Wednesday go to polls in the third leg of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.The most high-profile of ... Read more...

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BJP for Khurshid’s removal, Congress reaction mixed (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of union Law Minister Salman Khurshid for "denigrating" the Election Commission over his promise for ... Read more...

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Three Karnataka porngate ministers quit, BJP red-faced (Afternoon Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka suffered a major embarrassment as three of its ministers quit Wednesday, a day after two of them ... Read more...

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Porn incident unfortunate: BJP leaders (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Karnataka ministers caught watching porn has not gone down well with the top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who have termed ... Read more...

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Porn incident unfortunate, BJP took action: Gadkari


February 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The three Karnataka ministers caught watching porn as well as the chief minister may claim they resigned voluntarily, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ... Read more...

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Team Anna begins anti-graft campaign in UP


February 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) After touring Uttrakhand and Punjab, Team Anna has begun its campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh for educating voters on the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Will Mayawati’s magic work in 2012? Pundits doubtful


January 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Her rock solid Dalit support may still be intact. But with charges of corruption and poor governance enveloping her, Chief Minister Mayawati may find ... Read more...

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UP elections sans fanfare this time


January 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The T.N. Seshan ghost seems to be haunting Uttar Pradesh after a lull of many years. Usually poll time sets the entire state abuzz with ... Read more...

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No godfather, only talent works: TV actor Pawan Shankar


January 29th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) His characterisation of a lawyer in popular TV show "Siddhant" won him a lot of accolade and now television actor Pawan Shankar will be ... Read more...

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RBI to issue special coins on century of civil aviation


December 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday said it will shortly circulate coins of Rs.5 denomination to commemorate 100 years of civil aviation in the country.The ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for taking parliament allowance


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) An RTI activist has put a couple of Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for having charged daily allowance for attending parliament on days when no ... Read more...

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Liberal distribution of firearms licences in Uttar Pradesh a concern: CEC


November 28th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Taking strict cognizance of the sudden spurt in the distribution of firearms licences in parts of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the state assembly polls next year, ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers create ruckus at Rahul’s programme


November 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A brief clash took place between Congress party workers and Samajwadi Party activists when they tried to breach the security cordon of Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Rahul justifies ‘begging’ remark


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Justifying his controversial "begging" remark, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said those criticising him for it were not aware about the ground realities."Yes, I ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Indira’s leadership spirit sown in Santiniketan: Biographer


November 17th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The seeds of leadership were sown in late prime minister Indira Gandhi during her years at Santiniketan, the institution founded in West Bengal by Nobel ... Read more...

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Four Congress leaders booked for thrashing anti-Rahul protesters


November 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union ministers, were Tuesday booked on charges of assaulting Samajwadi Party activists in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district during party general ... Read more...

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SP workers detained while protesting against Rahul


November 14th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Over 20 Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were detained here Monday for blocking a rail track to protest against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who will launch ... Read more...

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On Kartik Purnima, thousands take holy dip


November 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) A large number of devotees converged on the pilgrim towns of Allahabad, Varanasi and Ayodhya Thursday for a holy dip in the Ganges and other rivers ... Read more...

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Central Railway turns 60 Saturday


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Steeped in rich history synonymous with the development of Mumbai as the country's commercial capital, the Central Railway, headquartered here but catering to a large part ... Read more...

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Minor killed for resisting rape


October 29th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly killed by a youth for resisting rape in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, police said Saturday. The youth was arrested.Twelve-year-old Zohra (name ... Read more...

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Big B in flashback mode on birthday


October 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Going back in time on his 69th birthday Tuesday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan revealed that when he was born he was brought home wrapped in ... Read more...

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Woman kills five children, commits suicide


October 7th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) A woman poisoned her five minor children and then took her own life in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said Friday. She was evidently depressed over ... Read more...

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Train hits four at unmanned crossing, two killed


October 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) Two women of the same family were crushed to death and two were critically injured early Friday after being knocked down by the Rajdhani Express at ... Read more...

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Court questions Kingfisher Airlines for sacking employee


September 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sought a reply from Kingfisher Airlines for sacking an employee here on the basis of a police claim that he ... Read more...

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Headmaster held for molesting girls


September 26th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district was arrested Monday on charges of forcing girl students to remove their uniforms on the ... Read more...

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