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Karnataka BJP MLA Somasekhara Reddy held in cash-for-bail deal (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) Karnataka BJP legislator G. Somasekhara Reddy was Monday arrested in Hyderabad in a cash-for-bail deal, a scam involving huge payment to get bail for his jailed ... Read more...

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‘Deport foreigners tending Goa bars sans work visas’


July 25th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Foreign nationals tending bars in Goa without work visas should be deported, a BJP legislator said Wednesday.Michael Lobo, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from ... Read more...

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Goa modifies poll code to allow booze, food till late night


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) The Goa State Election Commission (SEC), overseeing the May 16 state-wide panchayat polls has just played lifesaver to lakhs of Goans and tourists who love a ... Read more...

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Deceased IPS officer’s father alleges political murder


March 9th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 9 (IANS) The father of deceased Indian Police Service officer Narendra Kumar, who was run over by a tractor-trolley in Madhya Pradesh, alleged Friday that his son's murder ... Read more...

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Another arrest in Shehla Masood murder case (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The CBI Friday arrested a woman friend of Zahida Parvez, an interior designer arrested for the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood.According to the Central ... Read more...

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CBI arrests another woman for murder


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has detained a woman friend of Zahida Parvez, an architect arrested for the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood, informed ... Read more...

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CBI hints at BJP legislator’s role in Shehla Masood’s murder (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 29 (IANS) The probe into the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood may see more arrests as the CBI Wednesday hinted at the possibility of involvement of a ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad police nab former MLA’s killer


January 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police have arrested the alleged killer of former BJP MLA, Tripal Dhama, officials said.The police said they came upon the murderer accidentally while checking ... Read more...

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New public prosecutors appointed in 2002 communal riots case


June 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 17 (IANS) In an unusual turn of events, two new public prosecutors have been appointed at a time when the Dipda Darwaja massacre case trial, in which 11 ... Read more...

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Nirma stir farm leader meets Modi


March 18th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 17 (IANS) Kanu Kalsaria, BJP MLA from Mahuva in Bhavnagar district who had taken out a foot march against the proposed setting up of a cement ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss Bihar developments tomorrow


June 20th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leaders are expected to meet on Monday to discuss the emerging political situation in Bihar following State Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha to sue BJP MLAs for watching pirated film


June 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna/Jaipur, June 17 (ANI): Bollywood Director Prakash Jha has said he will take legal action against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, who watched a pirated DVD of his latest flick 'Rajneeti' ... Read more...

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SIT questions Togadia for role in 2002 Gujarat riots case


May 10th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, May 10 (ANI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia appeared before a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday for questioning in connection with his role in the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Former BJP MLA, 10 others charged in bank fraud


March 27th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 26 (IANS) A former Gujarat BJP lawmaker Dilip Patel and 10 others have been charge-sheeted in connection with a fraud in Anand-based Karamsad Co-operative Bank Ltd, police sources said Friday. ... Read more...

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Andhra Speaker accepts resignation of 10 TRS MLAs


February 15th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Monday accepted the resignation of 10 Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) MLAs, who had quit in protest against the ... Read more...

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BJP workers protest against price-rise


November 9th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar , Nov. 9 (ANI): BJP activists in Amritsar staged a protest against the rising prices of essential commodities on Monday.Holding placards and raising slogans against the Congress party, protestors burned effigies ... Read more...

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Maoist killing of MP’s son has Chhattisgarh leaders worried


September 27th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) A day after Maoists carried out a deadly assault on Lok Sabha MP Baliram Kashyap's family, Chhattisgarh politicians, especially legislators from the rebel-affected Bastar region, have sought ... Read more...

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Miscreants attacks church in Bangalore


September 10th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep 10 (ANI): Some unidentified miscreants attacked the St. Francis de Sales Church in Hebbagudi on Hosur road in the outskirts of Bangalore, breaking over 10 window glasses and destroying the ... Read more...

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Raje refuses to quit, BJP summons her to Delhi (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday summoned to Delhi a defiant former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje after she refused to step down as leader of ... Read more...

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BJP MLA’s stand up protest leads to fall


July 28th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Keen to make his protest as loud as possible, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator stood on a chair in the Orissa assembly, only to lose his ... Read more...

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Gujarat HC judge declines to hear case against Modi


July 7th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 7 (ANI): A Gujarat High Court judge has declined to hear a case challenging a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) against state Chief Minister Narendra Modi and ... Read more...

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Violent incidents mar final phase of polling


May 13th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): On the final day of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, incidents of violence were reported from 24-Parganas district of West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore and ... Read more...

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Seven summoned for questioning in Congress legislator’s murder


May 5th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 5 (IANS) Still groping in the dark in the case of the murder of Gohad Congress legislator Makhanlal Jatav, Madhya Pradesh Police have now summoned seven more people for ... Read more...

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Mukhtar Ansari shifted to Kanpur jail as per Election Commission orders


April 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Apr 9 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate from Varanasi Mukhtar Ansari, who was lodged in Ghazipur jail in connection with the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai, has been ... Read more...

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Allahabad court rejects Mukhtar Ansari’s plea to contest elections


March 25th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition by jailed Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) candidate Mukhtar Ansari for contesting in the coming Lok Sabha elections.A division ... Read more...

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SP, RLD, BJP leaders join BSP in UP


March 4th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar. 4 (ANI): Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, some sitting MLAs and MLCs of Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Lok Dal and BJP have resigned from the state assembly and council ... Read more...

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Delhi BJP MLA commits suicide (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Puran Chand Yogi, who was seeking re-election in the Delhi assembly polls, committed suicide early Sunday morning at his Inderpuri home, police ... Read more...

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Delhi BJP MLA commits suicide


November 16th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Puran Chand Yogi, who was seeking re-election in the Delhi assembly polls, committed suicide early Sunday morning at his residence, police said.Yogi, ... Read more...

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Stray violence mars Goa shutdown called by Hindu group (Lead)


October 20th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray incidents of violence marred a day-long shutdown in Goa called by a rightwing Hindu group to protest the alleged desecration of Hindu temples. Markets were shut and ... Read more...

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Rebellion in BJP units may cost dear in general elections


June 11th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) It is the enemy within that may be more worrisome for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its march to victory in the next Lok Sabha poll, ... Read more...

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Hubli gears up for elections in poll-bound Karnataka


May 20th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
Hubli (Karnataka), May 20 (ANI): Electioneering in Hubli constituency has peaked for the third and final phase of polling for the 224-seat Karnataka State Assembly. Hubli-Dharwad Central, the new assembly constituency lies ... Read more...

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Hubli-Dharwad Central emerging as a battlefield for the Lingayats


May 20th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
By KG VasukiHubli, May 20 (ANI): Hubli-Dharwad Central, the new Assembly constituency in north Karnataka after the recent delimitation, has emerged as a battle royal for the Lingayats. Ahead of the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to probe alleged liquor contract bungling


March 3rd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand assembly speaker has said a house committee will be set up to investigate alleged irregularities in the award of liquor contracts that resulted in huge revenue ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party wins Madhya Pradesh’s Lanjhi Assembly seat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:22 am ICT by admin
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Geelani hits streets against Modi, BJP


November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin
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