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Advani rakes up Ram temple issue


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Raking up the controversial Ram temple issue in Uttar Pradesh, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani has linked it with the identity of Hindus and said ... Read more...

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Hand me Army, I’ll straighten out nation: Bal Thackeray


September 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things ... Read more...

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Mumbai calm but police remain on guard


August 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Mumbai Sunday, a day after violence sparked by killings of Muslims in Assam and Myanmar killed two people and injured about ... Read more...

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Absurd to suggest Narasimha Rao was indifferent to Babri razing: Naresh Chandra


July 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) It's "absurd and laughable" to suggest that P.V. Narsimha Rao was indifferent to the Dec 6, 1992 demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid and sequestered ... Read more...

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Protest belies long tradition of cartoons in India (Comment)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
The uproar over a cartoon in a school textbook and the undue haste shown by the government in withdrawing the book were both out of place and uncalled for. This, apart ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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The other side of Sibal: Minister recites poetry


March 27th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Humour, love, education, relations, secularism and politics - Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal touched on all this through his poetry at Delhi's Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

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UP may go to Samajwadi, blow to Rahul as vote ends (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party was most likely to take power in Uttar Pradesh amid a hung assembly, exit polls said Saturday as staggered balloting ended ... Read more...

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Temple not on people’s agenda in Ayodhya


February 9th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Feb 9 (IANS) The Ram temple was clearly not on the agenda of those who voted in this Hindu pilgrim town in the first phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Congress betrayed Muslims: Mayawati


December 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday accused the Congress of betraying Muslims, saying the party had failed to check communal riots during its rule at ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary low-key in Ayodhya-Faizabad


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) The 19th anniversary of the demolition of 16th century Babri Mosque in Tuesday passed off on a low-key note in the temple town of Ayodhya and ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri demolition, Ram temple on backburner?


December 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Almost two decades after the Babri mosque in Ayodhya was demolished by right-wing activists in the presence of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric slams Anna’s campaign


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a "fake Gandhi", a top Muslim cleric of West Bengal said Tuesday while slamming the activist's demand for a stronger anti-corruption bill."Why ... Read more...

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Congress ignores Mani Shankar Aiyar’s comments


July 26th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day after former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar compared the people coming to the Congress party office to those coming to a "circus" ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts bring back disturbing 2008 memories: Pakistani daily


July 15th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The string of massive explosions in Mumbai Wednesday "brought back disturbing memories of 2008's audacious terrorist attacks", said a leading Pakistani daily.The three blasts in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Jamia chancellor, Akbarally’s founder F.T. Khorakiwala dead (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Fakhruddin T. Khorakiwala, the chancellor of New Delhi's Jamia Milia Islamia and a business tycoon who founded the Akbarally's chain of department stores in Mumbai, passed ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, legislator sent to jail (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ramadhar Singh was Thursday sent by a court to 14 days judicial custody for making an inflammatory speech after the ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, Bihar MLA surrenders


May 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar legislator Ramadhar Singh Thursday surrendered in a court that had declared him absconder 16 years ago for refusing to appear before it in a ... Read more...

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Case pending against him, Bihar minister resigns (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Bihar Cooperatives Minister Ramadhar Singh, who has a criminal case pending against him, resigned Thursday after the opposition demanded that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack ... Read more...

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Case pending against him, Bihar minister resigns


May 19th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) Bihar Cooperatives Minister Ramadhar Singh, who has a criminal case pending against him, resigned from his post Thursday after the opposition demanded that Chief Minister ... Read more...

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RSS ‘happy’ about verdict on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) said it was "happy" about Monday's Supreme Court verdict that stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Ayodhya verdict (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stating that it was a "strange and surprising" order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the site of ... Read more...

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Factsheet: Timeline of the Ayodhya Dispute


May 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Babri mosque dates back nearly 500 years when it was built in Ayodhya by Mir Baqi, a commander of first Mughal emperor Babur, ... Read more...

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I don’t respect Advani as a leader: Mamata Banerjee


April 21st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Alleging that L.K. Advani was helping the communists by campaigning in constituencies where her party candidates were in fray, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia reaches out to women in distress


February 25th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The women's studies centre in Jamia Millia Islamia has broken new ground by reaching out to distressed and deprived women on the capital's fringes as ... Read more...

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CBI moves SC against clean chit to Advani in Babri demolition case


February 18th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the clean chit to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani ... Read more...

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Ayodhya case: Hashim Ansari to file appeal


February 13th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya land dispute, has finally given up hope for an out-of-court settlement on the issue, saying he will file a special ... Read more...

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Congress book blames Sangh parivar for Babri demolition, defends Rao


December 30th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A book published by the Congress to mark its 125-year history lays the entire blame for the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition on the Sangh Parivar and ... Read more...

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Congress escaping by blaming individual for Emergency: BJP


December 29th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress is not owning up to the Emergency excesses and is trying to blame an individual for this, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Sunni Waqf board files appeal on Ayodhya in Supreme Court


December 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Sunni Central Waqf Board Tuesday filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court for setting aside the Allahabad High Court judgment on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri ... Read more...

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Mayawati should quit, opposition says after blast


December 8th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi/Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) Attributing the terror attack in Varanasi to security lapses and intelligence failure, opposition parties Wednesday demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.A day after the ... Read more...

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Home Ministry issues high alert after Varanasi blast


December 7th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Varanasi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Home Ministry has issued a high alert across Uttar Pradesh following the low intensity blast that ripped Varanasi's Dashashwamedh Ghat on Tuesday evening.It has been ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary passes off peacefully (Roundup)


December 6th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ayodhya/Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The 18th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya Monday passed off peacefully amid tight security, with no incidents of violence reported from the ... Read more...

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