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Firm on pro-people decision, Mamata posts on Facebook (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said she and her party stood firm on the "pro-people" decision of withdrawing support to ... Read more...

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Angry farmers take on police at Expressway


September 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are taking the Yamuna Expressway in the hope of reaching Agra in 90 minutes from Delhi, be prepared to take the U-turn and find ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Sonakshi Sinha homesick, dad pays a surprise visit (With Image)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The team of "Son Of Sardaar" (SOS) got a surprise visitor in veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, while they were shooting for the movie in Patiala.The ... Read more...

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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 of his associates to life imprisonment in the 2007 murder of Shiv Sena corporator ... Read more...

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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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Hooda government selling state to land mafia: INLD


August 30th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Opposition Indian National Lok Dal has accused the state government in Haryana of selling the state to the land mafia operating out of Gurgaon.The accusation came ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others convicted for Sena leader’s murder


August 24th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Friday found mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others guilty of killing Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar here, an official said.The Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police officer denied bail in Dara Singh killing


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here Wednesday rejected the bail application of A.K. Jain, the suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) who was arrested in March for the ... Read more...

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Boman romances Farah in ‘Shirin…’ at wife’s behest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani reveals that his wife Zenobia was excited to hear that Farah Khan will act opposite him in "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal ... Read more...

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BJP backs government on Pakistan-based elements stoking violence


August 20th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it backed the government's stand that the violence in northeast India and the return of the region's ... Read more...

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Tension within the ranks haunt UDF and LDF too (Kerala Newsletter)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Oommen Chandy vs Ramesh Chennithala; V.S. Achuthanandan vs Pinayari Vijayan. The more things change, the more they remain the same in Kerala politics, with an uneasy ... Read more...

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Trade unions to march in support of Maruti workers


August 16th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) Trade unions of different political hues said they will march here Friday to demonstrate their support for Maruti Suzuki workers who are demanding a judicial probe ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Toongate professor awarded compensation


August 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended departmental proceedings against two police officers for arresting two people including a Jadavpur University professor for online ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma calls fresh case politically motivated


August 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Naval war room leak case accused and businessman Abhishek Verma said in a special court here Thursday that he has been implicated in a false ... Read more...

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Ostrich is animal, conclude legislators in Pakistan


July 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A Pakistani provincial assembly "in its (in)finite wisdom" has declared that an ostrich is not a bird but an animal, said a leading daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Debina my lady luck: Gurmeet Chowdhary (TV Snippets)


July 16th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Television actor Gurmeet Chowdhary has been earning rave reviews for his stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" and credits actress-wife Debina Bannerjee ... Read more...

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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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FBI confirms bones collected from canal are Bhanwari Devi’s


July 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 5 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report stating that the bones collected from a canal in a rural area here by the CBI were of abducted ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Re-arrested suspect sent to 10-days custody


July 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 3 (IANS) A day after he was re-arrested after his escape 19 days ago, a court here Tuesday sent Bhanwari Devi murder case accused Kailash Jakhar to 10 ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Runaway suspect in Bhanwari murder case re-arrested


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) An accused in the Bhanwari Devi murder case, who had escaped from the police custody after a shoot-out between his accomplices and policemen at a court ... Read more...

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In Badal’s ‘Ram Rajya’, no place for political vendetta (Punjab Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) For the last five years, the Congress in Punjab, especially state Congress president Amarinder Singh, have been claiming that false cases were being registered against ... Read more...

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Musharraf was behind n-strike warning for India


June 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistani warning of a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, as reported in a British daily, was actually made at the behest of ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case accused flees from police custody


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) A man, accused in the Bhanwari Devi murder case, escaped from the police custody after a shoot-out between his accomplices and policemen at a court in ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Noida hotel sealed for flouting land norms


June 9th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 9 (IANS) The Noida administration Saturday sealed a hotel for flouting land allotment norms, said Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate M.K.S. Sundaram.The administration sealed Hotel Golf View in ... Read more...

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Metallica loving Dimple enters Lok Sabha in style


June 9th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) For 35-year-old Dimple Yadav, politics was never a favoured option as a career. Neither did 'netas' matter much in her life. But on Saturday, life ... Read more...

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Tiwari goes as Congress house leader, Mathur in (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader in the Uttar Pradesh assembly and replaced him with Pradeep ... Read more...

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Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader (Lead, changing dateline)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday removed senior leader and nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and replaced him with Pradeep Mathur."Congress president ... Read more...

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