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Virbhadra Singh: BJP got kickbacks in NRHM project in Himachal


September 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of receiving kickbacks in purchasing ambulances under the National ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Come, ski down Himachal’s grassy slopes (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal Pradesh. The turfed slopes of the picturesque Solang Valley in the western ... Read more...

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Despite exoneration, Narendra Modi cannot play national role (Comment)


April 14th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Narendra Modi's career provides a classic example of how a kinky ideology can thwart political ambitions in a pluralistic society. Yet, when the same ideological outlook enabled him to scale ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gives nod to interlinking rivers (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave its nod for implementing the ambitious project to interlink India's rivers, saying it was in the national interest. It also ... Read more...

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Supreme Court nod on river interlinking


February 27th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave the green signal for implementing the ambitious project to interlink India's rivers, saying it was in national interest.An apex court ... Read more...

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Foreign skiers crowd Manali slopes


February 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 6 (IANS) "What a nice ski slope," remarked Canadian skier John Lee. Lee and his friends are skiing on the Solang slopes near this picturesque tourist ... Read more...

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Himachal’s snowy slopes invite skiers (With Image)


January 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 11 (IANS) Powdery snow slopes near this picturesque tourist resort have once again started attracting skiers. And they should be in no hurry - the hills ... Read more...

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Vajpayee, Modi among BJP’s star campaigners


January 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi are among the star campaigners for the Bharatiya Janata Party in ... Read more...

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BJP should always respect Vajpayee, says kin


December 25th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which celebrated the 87th birthday of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sunday, should always respect the veteran leader, his ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s ancestral home in shambles


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bateshwar (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) The ancestral home of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Bateshwar, where the former prime minister spent much of his childhood, is in a poor state ... Read more...

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Nehru spirit prevails as Manmohan lands in Singapore (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached here from Bali Saturday night for the final leg of his four-day 'Look East' tour to meet the leadership of ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: BJP feliciates Kulkarni, other accused


November 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday felicitated Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and four others who were accused in ... Read more...

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Ahmed Patel was mastermind behind cash-for-vote scam: Gadkari


November 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Nitin Gadkari Friday alleged that Ahmed Patel, advisor to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was the 'mastermind' behind the ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni, four others walk out of Tihar (Lead)


November 17th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and four others, including two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) former MPs, who were accused ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Kulkarni, two BJP former MPs walk out of Tihar


November 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) former MPs, who were accused in the 2008 ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Bail for Kulkarni, five others


November 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and five other accused in the ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Bail for Kulkarni, five others (Second Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to Sudheendra Kulkarni, ex-advisor to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and five others accused in the ... Read more...

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India is at your side, PM tells Maldives


November 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Nov 12 (IANS) In the first address by a foreign leader to the Maldivian parliament, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday underlined India's resolve to build stronger relations with ... Read more...

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Gadkari meets jailed party colleagues in Tihar


October 31st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday visited the Tihar Jail here to meet two former party MPs and Sudheendra Kulkarni, advisor ... Read more...

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No surefire winners in race to be PM (Comment)


September 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
A curious feature of the political scene is that none of the parties has an inspirational leader. To make matters even more odd, there is a figure outside the political ... Read more...

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Two killed in Manali cloudburst, five missing (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 21 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and 22 were injured after a cloudburst near this Himachal Pradesh town, an official said here Thursday. Five labourers are still ... Read more...

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Gadkari invites British, EU investments in BJP-ruled states


July 20th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has invited British and European Union investments in the BJP-ruled states in India in the field of green technologies ... Read more...

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Kalam launches compilation of Vajpayee’s works


June 9th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) "I was just a scientist, but it was Atal Bihari Vajpayee who found me suitable for the post of the president," said former president ... Read more...

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Anonymous caller threatens to kill PM, Vajpayee


May 4th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday said they have received an anonymous call threatening to kill Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall drapes Manali in white


April 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, April 6 (IANS) Hills overlooking the picturesque resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh were wrapped in a white blanket for the second consecutive day Wednesday with the Met ... Read more...

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Government quizzed on starting telecom sector probe from 1999


March 29th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government to file its reply on a plea seeking the court's direction to the CBI to investigate irregularities ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposes UPA’s cash for vote deal


March 17th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): A set of India-related diplomatic cables on the Indo-US nuclear deal released by the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, claims that an aide of Congress leader Satish Sharma ... Read more...

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Ski down grassy Himalayan slopes this summer


March 15th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) Snow or not, winter or summer, skiers can have fun gliding down slopes in Himachal Pradesh right through the year with the state government promoting grass ... Read more...

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Himachal’s hydropower project to be commissioned by 2013


March 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) A mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh that was caught in an administrative logjam after the central environment and forests ministry objected to the transfer of ... Read more...

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RTI answers better than Himachal government’s: legislators


March 4th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Opposition legislators in Himachal Pradesh say the Right to Information (RTI) Act is a more potent tool for information on government departments than the question-answer session ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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CBI questions Arun Shourie in 2G Spectrum scam


February 25th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25, (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today questioned former Telecom Minister Arun Shourie as part of its ongoing 2G Spectrum scam probe to find out possible criminal aspects ... Read more...

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Snow-clad slopes make Manali a skiers’ paradise


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Plentiful snowfall has turned this picturesque resort town in Kullu valley into a paradise for skiers visiting from across the globe."Nice snow", remarked a ... Read more...

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Shourie to appear before CBI over 2G scam (Roundup)


February 13th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Shourie, who was communications minister during the NDA rule, will Feb 21 appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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