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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Suspected spy for Pakistan arrested in Tamil Nadu


September 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, a senior police ... Read more...

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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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High court confirms death sentence for militant


September 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The division bench of the Gauhati High Court upheld the death sentence awarded by a lower court to a dreaded militant in Tripura for killing 15 ... Read more...

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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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Panthers Party to boycott meet with former interlocutors


August 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Panthers Party Thursday said it would not meet the two former interlocutors arriving in Jammu Sunday for a three-day interaction with political parties ... Read more...

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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands public hanging for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday demanded public hanging for Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that ... Read more...

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Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Shakeela Banu Ansari cannot forget the horror of the night of Feb 28, ten years ago when she lost her entire family to a murderous mob ... Read more...

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SC to decide Mumbai attacker Kasab’s fate Wednesday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce verdict on a petition filed by the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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BJP corners PM over coal scam, parliament disrupted (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Tuesday as the opposition noisily demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the ... Read more...

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President calls BJP leaders over seating at I-Day reception


August 16th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders after they expressed their displeasure over seating arrangements during the Independence Day 'At ... Read more...

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‘Courts must keep in mind limitations of state’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said."The judgement ... Read more...

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Don’t draw unwarranted conclusions, PM tells rating agencies


August 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday took international rating agencies to task for cutting India's growth forecast and asserted that the fundamentals of the economy ... Read more...

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‘No decision yet on Kashmir interlocutors’ report: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has not taken any decision on the interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir submitted last year and is not planning any mechanism to ... Read more...

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I am delighted, says Ansari


August 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Re-elected vice president for the second term, Hamid Ansari Tuesday evening said he was delighted with the result and that he will work for the ... Read more...

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Sachin, Rekha add glamour to vice president poll


August 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood veteran Rekha made a grand entry Tuesday as they walked in to the polling room in Parliament House ... Read more...

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UPA coordination committee to meet in a few days


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coordination committee, formed following a stand-off with coalition partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) late last month, is expected to ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

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Joshua, Sadguru post big wins


July 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Joshua Generation SC combined well as a team to inflict a crushing 7-1 defeat on Desperadoes SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to undergo angioplasty Friday


July 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who has been suffering from chest pains the past one week, will undergo an angioplasty in Bandra's Lilavati Hospital ... Read more...

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Sonia’s lunch presents picture of UPA unity (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The ruling UPA managed to present a picture of unity Wednesday at a lunch hosted by its chairperson Sonia Gandhi ahead of the presidential ... Read more...

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RSS to burn copy of Kashmir interlocutors report


July 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) will burn copies of the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' "dangerous" report across the country soon, a senior leader said here Tuesday.RSS ... Read more...

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Decision on vice president later: Mamata


July 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced her party would not contest the vice presidential poll and instead consider Prime ... Read more...

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10-year-old killed in celebratory firing (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city in celebratory firing by a supporter of a newly-elected civic agency chairman, police said Tuesday. The killer ... Read more...

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Mukherjee will now win by bigger margin, says Congress


July 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday welcomed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's announcement about her party's support to UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential election and ... Read more...

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Munda lays foundation stone for Deoghar airport


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an airport in Deoghar district, amid protests over poor compensation by villagers who have been ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Congress MPs ahead of presidential poll


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday met party MPs as part of efforts to ensure full participation and hassle-free voting by its representatives in the ... Read more...

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10-year-old shot dead in celebratory firing in UP


July 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Bareilly, 250 km from here Monday, in celebratory firing, police said.A stray bullet fired during the oath taking ceremony of ... Read more...

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