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Anuradha Raman launches stoles, target everyone (With Images)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Designer Anuradha Raman, known for giving Indian handlooms a contemporary and modern twist, has unveiled her first collection of silk and cotton stoles for the ... Read more...

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Women activists slam feudal panchayats, demand action


July 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women out ... Read more...

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Left parties to discuss stand over presidential poll


June 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Top leadership of the Communist Party of India-Marxist met in the national capital Thursday morning over the presidential poll.The meeting of the party's politburo ... Read more...

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CPI-M congratulates Pranab, holds back support for now


June 15th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday congratulated UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee but said it would take a decision on supporting him only after discussions with other ... Read more...

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Anuradha Ramam to take Indian weaves to San Francisco (With Images)


April 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India is focusing on hi-street boom and the West is showing interst in Indian handloom and designer Anuradha Ramam will give it a boost by ... Read more...

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Has anti-graft campaign learnt lessons, asks Khurshid


March 17th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday said the government had learnt its lessons after Anna Hazare's protest last year but wondered if the ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan faces flak for remarks on ex-CPI-M woman leader


March 11th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 11 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday landed in controversy with politicians from across the spectrum condemning his remarks against a former CPI-M leader Sindhu Joy, ... Read more...

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Send back children, BJP and CPI-M tell Norway (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday joined hands to demand that the Norwegian government send back the ... Read more...

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Send back children, BJP and CPI-M tell Norway


February 27th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday joined hands to demand that the Norwegian government send back the ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s Bengal conference to discuss poll debacle


February 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist began its four-day state conference in West Bengal Wednesday to discuss its future agenda. This is the first time in three ... Read more...

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Sibal must quit, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday demanded the resignation of Communications Minister Kapil Sibal after the Supreme Court ordered the cancellation of 2G ... Read more...

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Landmark judgement, says CPI-M on Supreme Court verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court order cancelling 122 licences granted to telecom companies during the tenure of former communications minister A. Raja was a landmark judgement, ... Read more...

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China to lead world economy by 2025: Karat


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 30 (IANS) China will dominate the world economy and the US will come down to second position by 2025, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash ... Read more...

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Calls for strict law to check child abuse


January 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With the whole nation shocked over the images of a two-year-old battered baby girl battling for life, women groups and political leaders Friday emphasised ... Read more...

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CPI-M to move amendments to Lokpal bill


December 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Advocating a strong Lokpal outside the control of the government, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday said it would move two amendments to the ... Read more...

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UPA, BJP in war of words over Lokpal ‘debate’ (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused the opposition of "double standards" for raising the Lokpal issue outside parliament when it was in session but the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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BJP rebuts ‘disrespecting parliament’ charge


December 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) With the Congress attacking all the parties which participated in the Lokpal debate at Jantar Mantar here for hurting parliament's dignity, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Anna gets Left, right support for strong Lokpal (Roundup)


December 11th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Leaders of various political parties Sunday came out strongly in support of social activist Anna Hazare, who was on a day-long fast for a ... Read more...

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MPs assure protesters of comprehensive Food Security Bill


November 29th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) MPs and leaders from various political parties Tuesday said an inclusive Food Security Act with universal Public Distribution System (PDS) will be taken up ... Read more...

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Hazare protest not unconstitutional: Brinda Karat


August 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare's right to protest cannot be questioned, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat said Monday, criticising the government for ... Read more...

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Peace in parliament after days of disruption


August 11th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Peace finally returned to parliament Thursday after days of disruption by opposition MPs on various issues.Both houses of parliament were able to conduct their ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress delaying discussion on corruption: Left


August 10th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have joined hands to disrupt parliament in order to delay discussions on corruption and price rise, ... Read more...

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Left, BJP demand Dikshit’s resignation


August 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Opposition parties Thursday demanded Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's resignation after leaked contents of a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report allegedly blamed her ... Read more...

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PM should be included in Lokpal: Brinda Karat


July 28th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Brinda Karat Thursday said the prime minister should be included within the ambit of the Lokpal bill."One of the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha candidates elected unopposed in Bengal


July 16th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) All the six Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal were elected unopposed Friday after the time for withdrawal of nomination got over, officials said.Four of them ... Read more...

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Women activists slam Delhi Police chief’s remark (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Slamming Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta's statement that women venturing out late night should be accompanied by a male, activists and politicians Sunday said ... Read more...

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Police chief draws flak over women’s safety comment


July 10th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) From calling it "unfortunate" to "objectionable", political parties Sunday reacted strongly to Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta's suggestion to women not to venture out alone ... Read more...

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NHRC to investigate police firing in Bihar


June 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Acting on complaints by politicians and the civil society, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday said it will investigate an alleged incident of ... Read more...

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CPI-M begins introspection on poll debacle (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday began a three-day exercise to introspect on the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal and Kerala ... Read more...

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CPI-M again slams Chidambaram for terror list errors


May 20th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday once again slammed union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the errors in India's Most Wanted fugitives list ... Read more...

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CPI-M blames Chidambaram for terror list errors


May 20th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday held union Home Minister P. Chidambaram responsible for the errors in India's Most Wanted fugitive list given ... Read more...

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Poll defeat a ’serious set back’, admits CPI-M


May 13th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Accepting the people's verdict, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the poll defeat in West Bengal was a "serious setback" to the party ... Read more...

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Air of defeat sets in at CPI-M Delhi office


May 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) As the 34-year uninterrupted rule of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) led Left Front in West Bengal nears its end, the party office in ... Read more...

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Brinda Karat raises rotten grain issue in Parliament


March 24th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Thursday pulled up the government on the issue of its agencies supplying rotten grain to people living ... Read more...

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Rotten grain being supplied to tribal areas: CPI-M


March 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Rotten grain with rat stool is being supplied to tribals by government agencies, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Brinda Karat said Thursday and demanded ... Read more...

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