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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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After urban wins, BJP upbeat in UP


July 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 18 (IANS) Following the BJP's victory in local bodies elections, the party's Uttar Pradesh unit president Laxmi Kant Vajpayee said Wednesday that his party hoped to provide ... Read more...

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RSS questions Nitish Kumar’s ’secular PM’ comments


June 24th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for insisting on a secular prime minister, the RSS has sought to know why there ... Read more...

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Pay honorarium to priests, not just imams: VHP to Mamata


April 20th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) Friday said it would launch a campaign in West Bengal demanding monthly honorariums to Hindu priests and unemployed youth to protest ... Read more...

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Uma warns Mulayam against hooliganism, minority appeasement


April 19th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Thursday cautioned the state government against minority appeasement.In the state capital to be sworn in as the ... Read more...

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‘SP compromising national security by appeasing Muslims’


April 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for its "overzealousness" to please Muslims.Taking offence at the state Home Department's ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily castigates Gilani for flip-flop


January 27th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Retracting statements is a form of appeasement, a daily said Friday, referring to "unpredictable" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's u-turn after calling the army chief ... Read more...

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Mixed reactions to Rushdie’s decision to skip LitFest


January 20th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Cancellation of author Salman Rushdie's visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival evoked mixed reactions, with most people terming it a major jolt to the spirit of ... Read more...

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BJP attacks Congress for ‘appeasement’ politics


January 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the Congress of playing "dirty politics" in Uttar Pradesh by appeasing minorities ahead of assembly elections.Attacking Congress ... Read more...

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Minority quota not a poll stunt: Congress


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected the opposition's allegation that the 4.5 percent sub-quota for backward minorities was a poll stunt, saying it was the government's ... Read more...

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Erotica, healing, Ruskin Bond on book cart (IANS Books This Week)


December 8th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The book case this weekend is packed with action and gripping titles.1. "The Appeasement of Radhika: Radhika Santawanam"; Written by Muddupalani, translated by Sandhya Mulchandani; ... Read more...

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Jammu hopes for fair deal in interlocutors’ report


October 12th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) People across Jammu Wednesday said they hoped for a "fair deal" in the report submitted by the three interlocutors appointed by the central government to ... Read more...

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India not alert despite terror attacks: Sadhvi Ritambhara


July 31st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Right-wing Hindu leader Sadhvi Ritambhara Sunday said unlike the US, India was coming under terror attacks repeatedly as it had failed to become alert."There was one ... Read more...

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Siliguri people unhappy over Darjeeling accord


July 20th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 20 (IANS) The Darjeeling tripartite agreement has triggered a strong resentment among a large section of people of the plains here as they feel their interest has ... Read more...

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Few voices of dissent after Andhra cabinet formation


December 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A few legislators of the ruling Congress appear to be unhappy with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy for not inducting them into his cabinet ... Read more...

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Modi blames Centre for political crisis in Karnataka


October 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has held the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre responsible for the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka."Congress party takes ... Read more...

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‘Mulayam Singh must seek pardon for Ayodhya comments’


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Saturday demanded that Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav should seek pardon for his comments that the Allahabad High Court's verdict ... Read more...

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Gadkari woos Muslims with promises of welfare, safety


August 27th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that whenever his party returns to power, it would protect every Muslim who loves being ideal patriot.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Congress playing votebank politics for Telangana: Gadkari


June 7th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has accused the Congress of indulging in votebank politics for establishing its influence in the Telangana region.Addressing media persons here ... Read more...

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BJP blames UPA Govt. of being soft on terrorism


May 9th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, May 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday slammed Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for being soft in dealing with terrorists for vote-bank politics.Addressing a rally at Shimla, ... Read more...

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Bengal BJP stages blockades over price rise


March 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Wednesday staged road blockades across West Bengal protesting the rising prices of essential commodities and proposed reservation for Muslims in ... Read more...

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West Bengal Muslim quota: BJP opposes, Congress asks why now? (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday opposed the West Bengal government decision to reserve 10 per cent of the government jobs for Muslims under the backward ... Read more...

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BJP opposes West Bengal’s Muslim quota


February 9th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday opposed the decision of the West Bengal government to provide 10 per cent quota in government jobs for Muslims under ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks headed for shaky start: Stratfor


February 5th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to accept the Indian offer of foreign secretary-level talks but with Islamabad expected to continue skirting around the key issue of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker pitches for Islamic banks in India


January 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): In what could spark off another controversy and provide fresh ammunition to the opposition BJP on the issue of minority appeasement, the Deputy Speaker of the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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BJP not anti-Muslim, it is anti-Pakistan, says Gadkari


January 25th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Declining that his party is anti-Muslim, Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that his party is in fact anti-Pakistan, anti-Al Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba, ... Read more...

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Enid Blyton may have been a Nazi sympathiser


January 4th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Children's author Enid Blyton might have been a sympathiser to Hitler and the Nazi party, it has been claimed.The author, who created Noddy, the Famous Five and the ... Read more...

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Will do ‘more work for minorities’: Gadkari (Lead)


December 24th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Expanding the organisational base of the beleaguered Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by reaching out to minorities and Dalits is the first priority of its new chief ... Read more...

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Gadkari assures ’support’ in government’s fight against terror


December 24th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Development should be the priority, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new chief Nitin Gadkari said Thursday while emphasising that he didn't believe in criticism of the government ... Read more...

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German book publisher pulls out from ‘honour killing’ novel fearing Islamic backlash


October 10th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct. 10 (ANI): A German publishing company has pulled out from a novel based on 'Islamic honour killings' in order to avoid any violent protests from the Muslim community.The publisher ... Read more...

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Anti-Modi government altering Ishrat affidavit: BJP


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday alleged the union home ministry was intending to revise its affidavit before the Gujarat High Court that says college student ... Read more...

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Crying is good for relationships: Study


September 7th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Crying is known to be a symptom of physical pain or stress but it can improve personal relationships, says a new study. New analysis by Tel Aviv University (TAU) ... Read more...

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Crying can strengthen personal relationships


August 25th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): While crying is known to be a symptom of physical pain or stress, it has emotional benefits too and can make interpersonal relationships stronger, says a Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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Government committed to well-being of minorities: PM


August 15th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government was fully committed to the well-being of the minorities and had started many schemes for their welfare. "We do ... Read more...

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