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Youth questions Mamata, gets answer this time


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Krishnanagar (West Bengal), Aug 29 (IANS) After all the flak she drew the last time she got a man arrested for publicly questioning her government's policies, West Bengal chief ... Read more...

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Black market costs Britain $47 bn pounds


April 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Black marketeers selling cigarettes, liquor and diesel have cost Britain nearly 30 billion pounds (about $47 billion) in lost taxes, it has been revealed.The colossal sum ... Read more...

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UPA allies didn’t side with government on price rise


December 8th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Guess who didn't side with the government when the Lok Sabha discussed rising prices Thursday? The Trinamool Congress, the DMK and the Nationalist Congress ... Read more...

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Congress cause of country’s woes: Gadkari


March 27th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 27 (IANS) The Congress party is the main cause of all the woes the country faces, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari said Sunday.Gadkari, who has ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan tie: Rs.1,000 tickets sell for Rs.7,000!


March 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 25 (IANS) With arch rivals India and Pakistan set to clash in the World Cup semi-finals here, prices of all tickets for the big match have soared in ... Read more...

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Black marketeers have field day at India-Australia quarterfinal


March 24th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) Heightened security did not deter black marketeers from having a field day at the Sardar Patel Stadium here during the India-Australia World Cup quarterfinal Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Onions now at Rs.37.5/kg after raids on hoarders: Minister


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A crackdown on hoarders and black marketeers of onions was launched at the Azadpur wholesale market here Wednesday, resulting in instant rise in availability and fall in ... Read more...

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Delhi government to sell pulses at lower rates


March 4th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Delhi government Wednesday said it would sell pulses at lower rates at 400 outlets across the capital. "Delhi government will sell pulses at cheaper rates from 290 Mother ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa writes to Manmohan to hike sugarcane prices


February 17th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Taking her demand for remunerative price for sugarcane to the central government, AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to increase the procurement ... Read more...

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Snow shuts only road link to valley for fifth day (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) The 294-km long Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only road link to the Kashmir Valley, remained closed for traffic for the fifth day Wednesday because of unending snowfall and landslides, ... Read more...

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Mayawati boycotts PM’s meet on price rise


February 6th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday boycotted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with state chief ministers in New Delhi to discuss the price rise in the country. ... Read more...

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Mayawati lambasts centre for food price rise (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday lambasted the central government for the sharp rise in food prices. Accusing the Congress-led government of adopting pro-capitalist policies, she said at ... Read more...

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Mayawati blames central government for price rise


January 14th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Lashing out at Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for the recent rise in food prices, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday said wrong policies of the central government ... Read more...

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People suffer as sugar prices sky rockets in Peshawar


November 25th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 22 (ANI): People in Peshawar are finding it tough to cope up with the rising price of daily commodities, and the sharp rise in Sugar price, one of most important ... Read more...

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Government braces for stormy parliament session


November 18th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress may have done well in this month's by-elections but the government is bracing to face an opposition onslaught on a range of issues when ... Read more...

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Maharashtra seeks Rs.15,000 crore to tackle drought


August 29th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Faced with a drought-like situation ahead of the assembly elections, the Maharashtra government Saturday demanded Rs.15,000 crore from the centre to tackle the calamity. Chief Minister Ashok Chavan ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister praised for action against hoarders


August 24th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has received a pat on the back from Congress president Sonia Gandhi for his ... Read more...

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Highlights of PM’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The following are the highlights of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address to the nation on Independence Day: * Warns hoarders and black marketeers* No one will ... Read more...

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India prepares for another I-Day amid concerns (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is preparing to deliver some reassuring words from the ramparts of the Red Fort as India celebrates the 62nd anniversary of its ... Read more...

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Chidambaram blames states for price rise


April 16th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As prices of food grains and other essential commodities continued to soar, the government Wednesday blamed the states for the crisis and asked them to rein in ... Read more...

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HC asks Petroleum Ministry, IOC to submit status report on LPG black marketing


March 24th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Delhi High Court today ordered the Petroleum Ministry and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to submit status report on a petition alleging that the oil majors ... Read more...

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