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PM’s assets around Rs.10.73 crore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assets worth around Rs.10.73 crore (around $2 million), nearly double from last year. Many of his cabinet colleagues, like ... Read more...

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Manmohan ineffectual, presides over corrupt government: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 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 that ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity pays respects to Deshmukh, funeral in evening (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in Latur district where the body of their beloved leader Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

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Nitish, Modi don’t vote


July 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi did not vote in the presidential election Thursday -- as they are not members ... Read more...

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Presidential poll voting ends in Himachal


July 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 19 (IANS) Polling for the presidential election ended peacefully in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh Thursday with 67 legislators in the 68-seat assembly casting their votes.The polling that ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves jail to vote in presidential poll (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former Andhra Pradesh minister Mopidevi Venkatramna Thursday cast their votes in the presidential election.Jagan, as the ... Read more...

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Andhra speaker first to vote presidential poll


July 19th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Polling to elect India's new president proceeded smoothly and briskly in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday with speaker Nadendla Manohar the first to cast ... Read more...

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Prime Minister reviews food security amid rain concerns


July 18th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday reviewed food management in the country with senior cabinet colleagues in the wake of a deficient monsoon and the ... Read more...

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Threat of terrorism remains in Punjab: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the threat of terrorism remains in Punjab but expressed confidence about the government's ability to tackle any attempt to ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool in verbal duel over Chidambaram comments (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Alliance partners Congress and Trinamool Congress Tuesday continued to spar over Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's sharp indictment of the continuing political clashes in West ... Read more...

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Congress challenges Trinamool on inter-party clashes’ data


July 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Endorsing Home Minister P. Chidamabaram's critical comments on inter-party clashes in West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya Tuesday challenged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia to visit flood-hit Assam, toll rises to 61


July 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will make an aerial survey of some of the flood-affected areas of Assam Monday, a minister ... Read more...

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No discrimination aggainst Himachal: Anand Sharma


June 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 30 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh is indulging in false and misleading propaganda that the central government is discriminating against the state, union ... Read more...

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India seeks to nail Pakistan on 26/11 with Hamza’s confession (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday sought to corner Pakistan over the Mumbai terror strike, saying the recently-arrested 26/11 suspect Abu Jindal Hamza's confession proved the involvement of ... Read more...

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‘Hamza’s confession proves state players’ hand in 26/11′ ( Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) India had been tracking 26/11 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza for over a year, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, adding that ... Read more...

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Pranab will win with more than 70 percent votes: Chidambaram


June 27th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) The UPA's presidential candidate, Pranab Mukherjee, will win more than 70 percent of votes, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday."By now, he has already ... Read more...

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Congress seeks all party meet on Singur issue


June 24th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Demanding an all-party meeting to decide the next course of action on the Singur issue, the Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday said the Trinamool Congress-led ... Read more...

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Mamata government reactivates Singur movement panel


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A day after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing Singur land acquisition, the Mamata Banerjee government Saturday kickstarted a damage control exercise, ... Read more...

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Wait for formal announcement on presidential candidate: Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Amid strong media speculation about the presidential candidates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, considered a front runner for the top post, Friday said that "a ... Read more...

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Pranab, senior Congress leaders meet PM


June 15th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders, including Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to discuss the presidential elections, officials said.Besides Mukherjee, considered ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir employees’ march foiled


June 14th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Security forces Thursday intercepted dozens of protesting Jammu and Kashmir government employees, foiling a march to the civil secretariat here in the state's summer capital.The employees, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP wooing tribals in violence-hit Bastar


June 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chhattisgarh is making determined efforts to win back tribals to the party in the run-up to the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys resign


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 3 (IANS) Two envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who had been talking to Chinese officials on granting autonomy to Tibet for nearly a decade, have ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan defends comments on PM (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Tuesday defended his allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and reiterated his demand for a special investigation ... Read more...

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Shimla polls: Stakes high for BJP, Congress


May 25th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) The Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of India's oldest civic bodies, goes to the polls Sunday, with the mayor and the deputy mayor to get elected ... Read more...

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Congress shocked, opposition hails Andhra minister’s arrest


May 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The arrest of Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkatramna has shocked the ruling Congress party in the state while the opposition parties have welcomed it.YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Pitroda has drawn up projects to change face of Kerala: Chief Minister


May 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) Noted innovator, tech evangelist and policymaker Sam Pitroda has drawn up some 10 major projects for Kerala's resurgence that promise to change the face of ... Read more...

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Narasimhan begins second term as Andhra Pradesh governor


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday was sworn-in as the governor of Andhra Pradesh for a second consecutive term.He has been given a five-year extension by President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Lokayukta to probe sensitive cases after appointment: Parrikar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said sensitive cases involving politicians and mining mafia would be handed over to the lokayukta once the ombudsman is ... Read more...

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Gogoi more needed in Assam than in New Delhi: Assam Congress


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) The Congress party's Assam state unit Monday sought to end the over-week long speculation about Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's probable nomination as vice president, saying ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, opposition wants him out (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Supreme Court Thursday convicted him for contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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Kerala expecting huge overseas investment: Chandy


April 20th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is expecting huge overseas investments in about 60 sectors including infrastructure, technology, education and healthcare, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday."We are ... Read more...

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PM to visit Assam amid shutdown


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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Telugus usher in New Year with gaiety


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Telugu-speaking people Friday ushered in Telugu New Year 'Ugadi' in a traditional manner and with gaiety.Telugus across Andhra Pradesh decorated their houses and shops with mango ... Read more...

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