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Presidential polls dead issue, Mamata my younger sister: Mulayam


September 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Warming up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday called her "my younger sister" and said the July ... Read more...

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Jaiswal allocated three coal blocks in hour after becoming minister: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Training guns on Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on the alleged irregularities in coal block allocation, the Samajwadi Party Tuesday held him responsible for allocating three ... Read more...

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Have high regard for Mamata, says Mulayam


September 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Lavishing praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he had high regard for her "many good ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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London bids musical adieu to Olympics


August 13th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) With high voltage performances by the past, present and future from the world of music, London bid goodbye to the Olympics with a stylish yet ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for MPs of UPA, outside supporters Monday


August 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will host a lunch for MPs of the ruling alliance and supporting parties Monday, a day ahead of the vice ... Read more...

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Raj-Uddhav Thackeray ‘bonhomie’ fuels political speculation


July 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday drove Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, activists of both parties here wondered whether he succeeded in ... Read more...

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Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

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Pranab vs Mamata: A tale of differences behind show of bonhomie


June 14th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee have never quite gelled, despite their apparent show of bonhomie from time to ... Read more...

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Bi-partisan fans root for cricket in Eliminator (IPL Diary)


May 24th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) In the Eliminator game of the Indian Premier League (IPL-5) T20 between two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and an upbeat Mumbai Indians (MI) late ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Patnaik bond, stress cooperation among states


May 11th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Stating that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was like a brother, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday stressed the importance of cooperation amongst states in ... Read more...

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Two UP Congress leaders hitch onto Samajwadi Party bicycle (News Analysis)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Notwithstanding the bonhomie evident at the recent meeting between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ties between the state's ruling ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks mechanism on prisoners’ repatriation


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan and India should work out a permanent mechanism through which prisoners in each other's jails are "swiftly repatriated after completion of their sentences and ... Read more...

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Pakistanis cook a platter, forge cultural bonds


April 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) If you thought Pakistan has only a limited menu to offer, you were wrong! Renowned chefs from across the border dished out a cuisine that ... Read more...

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Apex court grants bail to Chisti, appreciates India-Pakistan bonhomie (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) "Let there be more such good news", the apex court commented Monday on the bonhomie between India and Pakistan during the visit of Pakistani ... Read more...

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Warmth of bonhomie amid ‘winter chill’ in parliament


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Their strong differences notwithstanding, many MPs cutting across party lines warmly greeted each other as parliament opened Tuesday for a nearly month-long session. And ... Read more...

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A Chirag is found in predictable ‘Milay Naa..’ (IANS Hindi Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Miley Naa Miley Hum"; Starring: Chirag Paswan, Kangna Ranaut, Neeru Bajwa and Sagarika Ghosh, Kabir Bedi, Poonam Dhillon; Directed by: Tanveer Khan; Rating: ** 1/2There are some ... Read more...

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Nepal snubs Indian call for second consulate


October 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite the apparent bonhomie during Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's maiden official visit to New Delhi this month and his assertion that it created trust between ... Read more...

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‘Speedy Singh’ - A cliche-loaded NRI tale (IANS Hindi Film Review)


September 24th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Speedy Singh"; Starring: Vinay Virmani, Camilla Belle, Anupam Kher,Noureen deWulf,Russell Peter, Rob Lowe; Directed by: Robert Liberman; Rating: Rating: **A star is almost born. Debutant Vinay Virmani has a ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh sets out on yatra across Uttar Pradesh


September 12th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav Monday set out on a three-month road-trip across Uttar Pradesh to highlight the Mayawati regime's ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan diplomacy avoids media trap


July 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) No rhetorical fireworks on Kashmir or 26/11 terror! Grandstanding is out; a new shared feeling of bonhomie and feel-good diplomacy has subtly crept in the ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel meets amid differences (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Civil society members led by Anna Hazare and government representatives met here Monday amid major differences between them on a proposed Lokpal bill."We will ... Read more...

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Bollywood music enhances Sino-India bonhomie


April 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Bollywood numbers amused the milieu during the BRICS summit at China's resort city Sanya on Thursday.Bollywood numbers added up to the new found bonhomie between India ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan cricket bonhomie in the heart of East Africa


March 30th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) When Indians and Pakistanis get together, they talk and enjoy cricket wherever they may be. Thousands of miles away from Mohali, in this ... Read more...

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Women MPs’ day in parliament (Roundup)


March 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) With the world observing International Women's Day, Indian lawmakers Tuesday made a strong pitch for reserving one-third seats in parliament and state legislatures for ... Read more...

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With bonfires and bonhomie, Delhi set to celebrate Lohri


January 13th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Firewood has been stacked up to be lit into a bonfire in the evening, popcorn, peanuts and sweetmeats bought and the mood is upbeat as the capital ... Read more...

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Mulayam welcomes Azam Khan back in party fold


December 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's expelled leader Azam Khan was formally re-inducted into the party amid emotional scenes at the party headquarters here.As Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav welcomed ... Read more...

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Increasing divergences bog down Indo-US strategic partnership (Comment)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar In an era where even a strategic partnership between India and China is theoretically possible, the unrelenting emphasis on India's strategic relationship with the US often seems a ... Read more...

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Mulayam brings Azam Khan back into fold (Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday revoked the expulsion of the party's most prominent Muslim face, Azam Khan.This was communicated to Khan in a letter by ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak lawmaker calls on India and Pakistan to undertake visa reforms


October 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct. 21 (ANI): A former Member of Pakistan's Parliament, Rai AzizUllah Khan, has urged both India and Pakistan to bring about basic reforms in visa regulations so that people in both ... Read more...

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Martial arts, music…and the cheers don’t stop at CWG closing gala (Second Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) If there was dramatic display of martial arts and foot-tapping patriotic music from military bands, then there was also spontaneous bonhomie and cheer from thousands of ... Read more...

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Where are the CWG closing ceremony passes? (Games Sidelights)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The high and mighty in Delhi are asking just one question: Where are the passes for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony Thursday?The buzz is that ... Read more...

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PPP-PML(N) reconciliation on flood-relief efforts shocks many in Pakistan


August 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 15(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif's decision to join hands with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led government to work on flood-relief efforts in the country has ... Read more...

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Did Shakeel Pass Unsavory Comments Against India?


July 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In this industry there are no friends or enemies. That's politics that works here. India and Pakistan share a chequered history, but artists from the two ... Read more...

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Big B wraps up Malayalam film ‘Kandahar’ (Movie Snippets)


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has wrapped up shooting for the Malayalam film "Kandahar" that features southern superstar Mohanlal in the lead role. The actor stayed in Ooty ... Read more...

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