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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

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Much ado about a newspaper article: Washington Post and India (Comment)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Whether or not Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a tragic figure, it is clear that his office's media management is tragically inept.By practically whining about a perfectly ordinary news profile ... Read more...

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Washington Post offers no apology for Manmohan story


September 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) As a Washington Post article on the allegedly poor leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh created a strong reaction in Delhi, the influential US daily's ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government extracts apology (Intro Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", The Washington Post described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over ... Read more...

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Washington Post denies apologising for PM article


September 6th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Washington Post Wednesday denied it has offered an apology for an article which described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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US daily calls PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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Government to seek apology from US daily on PM comments


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said it will seek an apology from a leading US daily that published an article calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dithering, ineffectual: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily.In ... Read more...

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Looking beyond the communal to diagnose Assam


September 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The problem in Assam, which resulted in frequent outbreaks of violence, was not one of illegal immigration alone; there were dangers in demonising a community ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s textiles push with nine dedicated parks


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) The central government has approved nine textile parks worth Rs.1,500 crore in Rajasthan, and an additional grant of Rs.400 crore to promote this industry in the ... Read more...

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Defeated Goa poll candidate wants poll expenses back


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A defeated independent candidate who polled 625 votes in the March assembly polls has written to the Election Commission of India demanding his election expenses back.Trajano ... Read more...

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‘With power losses of $40 bn, India needs periodic tariff hikes’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's power distribution firms have accumulated losses worth a whopping $40 billion, which requires staggered hikes in tariff to ensure their sustainability, a top expert ... Read more...

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The NRI as bureaucrat: coaching schools warm up to idea


August 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Hoping to touch a patriotic chord, private coaching academies are increasingly looking at Indians settled abroad and their children and selling them the idea of ... Read more...

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Afghan democracy can learn from India: Experts


July 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Afghanistan may draw lessons in democracy from India to ensure participation of all ethic groups from across the embattled nation, Indian experts suggested Saturday.At ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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Goan expats want state to host mini-NRI football World Cup


July 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Football crazy Goan expats are rooting for the state to host a mini non-resident Indian (NRI) football 'World Cup'.The idea, which was first mooted in ... Read more...

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ED officials grills Jagan in jail


July 13th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate Friday questioned YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in illegal assets case at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.A team of ED officials ... Read more...

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Court allows ED to question Jagan for 14 days


July 6th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) In yet another setback to YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, a special court here Friday permitted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question him in ... Read more...

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FIR against builder, bureaucrat in Mumbai land scam


July 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) filed an FIR Thursday against realtor Niranjan Hiranandini and Maharashtra's Additional Chief Secretary T.C. Benjamin in a Rs.45,000 crore land scandal.In an ... Read more...

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Court wants probe into Maharashtra land scam: Activist


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In an embarrassment for the Maharashtra government, a special court here has asked the police to register a first information report (FIR) over a land scam ... Read more...

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Many opposed Punjab accord: Arjun Singh


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) While right-thinking sections of the political leadership welcomed the 1985 Punjab accord, some forces were able to sabotage its key elements and render it ... Read more...

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Why was Anderson released? Arjun Singh’s book tells all


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his ... Read more...

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ED plea to quiz Jagan: Court decision July 6 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) A CBI special court here Monday reserved till July 6 its order on a petition by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for permission to question YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Court order July 6 on ED plea to quiz


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) A special court Monday reserved till July 6 its order on a petition by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for permission to question YSR Congress Party ... Read more...

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Jagan judicial custody extended till July 4


June 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) A special court in Andhra Pradesh Monday extended the judicial custody of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy till July 4 in the illegal assets ... Read more...

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Kashmir officers salute Raju


June 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Serving and retired officers in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday mourned the death of former colleague Radha Vinod Raju, calling him an ace investigator and a thorough ... Read more...

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BCCI chief appears before CBI in Jagan case


June 18th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) Indian cricket board chief N. Srinivasan, who is also the India Cements managing director, Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here in ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee: Politician nonpareil becomes constitutional guardian (Profile)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee, set to be India's next president, is a rare politician who has never been a mass leader but who commands the attention ... Read more...

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Mulayam keeps Congress guessing on presidential race (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide who to back in the presidential race only after knowing the candidates ... Read more...

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SP view on presidential poll on candidates’ merit: Mulayam


June 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide its stance on the presidential polls after the Congress officially declares ... Read more...

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Jagan’s second phase CBI custody ends


June 10th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Jailed MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's two-day CBI custody ended Sunday and he would be produced in court Monday in am illegal wealth case.For the second day, ... Read more...

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CBI questions Jagan for second day (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for alleged corruption.The CBI, given ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik suspends Mohapatra, drops two ministers (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday suspended Rajya Sabha member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra and four others, including two ministers, from the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ... Read more...

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Court posts orders on Jagan’s bail plea to Friday


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) A special CBI court posted to Friday orders on the bail petition of Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is in jail in a disproportionate ... Read more...

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