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Indian nationalism a rare animal: Tharoor


September 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian nationalism is a rare animal and Indian secularism is a profusion of religions against the idea of absence of religion, writer and parliament ... Read more...

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Snapshots of 19th century Bengal in paintings of Kalighat (With Images)


April 19th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The 19th century paintings of Kalighat in West Bengal mirrored a phase of socio-political transition when the feudal Bengali gentry was opening up to European ... Read more...

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BSP did more for UP than all other parties: Mayawati


February 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Taking on political opponents for writing her off, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said Tuesday she will return to power in the assembly polls ... Read more...

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We will do better than 2007: Mayawati


February 19th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati expressed confidence Sunday that her party would win the 2012 elections and again form the government in Lucknow.Mayawati, while casting her ... Read more...

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Rift in Goa BJP settled: Gadkari


February 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) still hasn't finalised its chief ministerial candidate for the March 3 polls in Goa, even as party president Nitin Gadkari ... Read more...

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State elections: Fair ballot, rivetting battles expected (Comment)


January 14th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mayawati's statues and her election symbol of elephants carved out of stone have been covered, the Congress' pro-Muslim sops have been shot down, the officials believed to be biased in ... Read more...

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‘Dam 999′ - Politically incorrect and mediocre fare (IANS Movie Review- Rating:*)


November 26th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dam999", Director: Sohan Roy; Actors: Ashish Vidyarthi, Joshua Fredric Smith, Rajit Kapur, Vinay Rai, Vimala Raman, Linda Arsenio; Rating: *There are films that are bad and those that are ... Read more...

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IFS woman’s inter-caste marriage puts family under threat


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 2 (IANS) For a state notorious for illegal diktats of its Khap panchayats (community courts), a family in Haryana's Bhiwani district has been provided police protection after ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to end social malpractices


July 25th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) An NGO in Nepal is seeking an end to 57 social "malpractices" and grisly traditions, including a cannibalistic custom that takes place when the king dies.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rahul needs to demonstrate a broader vision for nation (Comment)


July 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Since Rahul Gandhi's most notable political success was the Congress' unexpectedly good showing in Uttar Pradesh's 2009 parliamentary polls, when it won 22 of the 80 seats, it is not ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu’s iron woman is chief minister once more


May 13th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Jayaram Jayalalithaa, set to be Tamil Nadu's chief minister for a third time, began life as a small-time movie actress before becoming one of India's most ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP demand probe in Maharajganj killings


March 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) The politically opposite Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) have almost in one voice demanded judicial probe into the killings of 10 people who were burnt ... Read more...

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1 shot dead, 10 burnt alive in caste clash


March 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) Ten people, including five children, were burnt alive Friday by supporters of a village headman murdered earlier in the day in a long-running feud between two ... Read more...

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Purse Used At Panama School Board Shooting Auctioned On eBay


December 24th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The purse used by a woman to hit a gunman in a school board meeting in Florida was put on sale by eBay. It was sold ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yeddyurappa in Delhi for talks on his future (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, under pressure to quit over allegations of favoured land allotment to relatives, arrived in the national capital Monday evening for more ... Read more...

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Congress leaders scale down expectations in Bihar


November 15th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) As Bihar prepares for its last phase of polls, many Congress leaders say these elections will be more of a confidence-building exercise for a ... Read more...

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Country cannot change without support of poor people: Rahul Gandhi


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sheikhpura (Bihar), Nov 3 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the country cannot change without the support of the poor people.Gandhi assured the people that the rule ... Read more...

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Ravana in high demand on Dussehra for different reasons


October 17th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender Singh/ Dilip MishraJaipur/Kanpur, Oct.17 (ANI): India's unity in diversity gets reflected in the innumerable food habits, language, traditions, customs, or even religious faiths which have prevailed here for centuries. Dussehra ... Read more...

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‘Aakrosh’ has its heart in the right place (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2)


October 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: Aakrosh; Starring: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, Bipasha Basu; Directed by: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***1/2Caste based atrocity is one of the worst, chronic and a few millennia ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ayodhya verdict has complicated Bihar poll scene (Comment)


October 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Since Bihar is the first state which will go to the polls in the aftermath of the Ayodhya verdict, the impact of the controversial judgment is bound to be ... Read more...

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I’m a Brahmin, don’t tell me about cow protection: Karnataka governor


September 12th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 12 (IANS) In a rare instance of a constitutional authority referring to his caste to hit back at critics, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Sunday told the state's BJP government ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth’s daughter ties knot with Stanford graduate in Chennai


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cheenai, Sep 3 (ANI): Film star Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya wed Ashwin, a Stanford graduate, here on Friday. The typical Brahmin ceremony was organised at the Rani Meyammai Hall in Chennai.Invitees belonging ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh: silence is not always golden (Comment)


August 7th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Jawaharlal Nehru was a close approximation of Plato's philosopher-king. Of all other prime ministers after him, Manmohan Singh has the most distinguished academic record. Yet, the gentle Sikh lacks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Panchayat threat to lovers in Greater Noida


July 5th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 5 (IANS) Some rural areas of Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida township were tense Monday after a village panchayat issued shoot-at-sight orders against two lovers belonging to different castes, police ... Read more...

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Sri Sri says land grab charge false


July 1st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Thursday asserted that there was no land grab by his group as alleged by a don-turned-journalist and said extortion demands ... Read more...

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Thai government prays for peace


June 10th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday led his government in a ceremony along with Buddhist, Brahmin, Islamic, Christian and Sikh religious leaders to seek good fortune and ... Read more...

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Mayawati to seek re-entry to Uttar Pradesh’s upper house


May 24th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will seek re-entry into the state's upper house of legislature. Announcing her decision at a party meeting here ... Read more...

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Hindus can be terrorists too - Pallavi Gupta


May 15th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The D word has become common on television today. No, we're not talking about Dons; they are a matter of the past. It's the Dalit (untouchable) who ... Read more...

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Two arrested for killing BSP member


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Two people were arrested Thursday in connection with the murder of an office bearer of the ruing Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)'s Brahmin-Dalit goodwill committee in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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BSP leader shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


April 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) A leader of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district Wednesday, police said. Krishna Mohan Pandey, 32, was ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks her ‘media manager’


March 18th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Apparently upset at the bad press she received over the controversial currency note garland, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday gave marching orders to her close confidante ... Read more...

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‘Shaapit’ about curses and how they work


March 16th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) After bringing to limelight unfulfilled desires of spirits in films like "Raaz" and "1920", director Vikram Bhatt is back with his third horror outing "Shaapit". Releasing ... Read more...

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‘Shaapit’ about curses and how they work (IANS Preview)


March 16th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) After bringing to limelight unfulfilled desires of spirits in films like "Raaz" and "1920", director Vikram Bhatt is back with his third horror outing "Shaapit". Releasing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BSP leader and daughter found murdered, protests in Barabanki


January 20th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) A leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was found murdered along with his teenaged daughter in his home in Barabanki, triggering violent protests in ... Read more...

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Agra based firm launches free astrology software for mobiles


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 30 (IANS) Star gazers and those interested in astrology can now prepare their horoscopes on their mobile phone itself, and that too free of cost. A free software developed by Ojas ... Read more...

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