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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court strikes down Singur land act (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim dies in hospital


June 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) A woman, who was allegedly gangraped in Odisha last year, Thursday died in a government hospital in Cuttack, around 26 km from here, after undergoing ... Read more...

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Ex-Karnataka minister Janardhana Reddy’s bail cancelled


June 13th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail granted by a lower court to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case.The ... Read more...

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Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case


June 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including one a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting treatment of a woman ... Read more...

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Six cops summoned July 7 over Ramdev crackdown (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Six policemen, named in a charge sheet filed in connection with last year's crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his followers at Ramlila ... Read more...

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Six cops summoned July 7 over Ramdev crackdown


June 11th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Six policemen, named in a charge sheet filed in connection with last year's crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his follower at ... Read more...

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Cash-for-bail: Suspended judge, seven others booked


June 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday booked suspended judge T. Pattabhirama Rao and seven others, including two Karnataka legislators, in the cash-for-bail case.A day ... Read more...

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11 Uttarakhand cops surrender, sent to jail


June 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Eleven Uttarakhand policemen allegedly involved in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009 Tuesday surrendered before a CBI court here and were sent to jail.The ... Read more...

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Man held for trying to sell minor girl in Delhi


June 4th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A minor girl from Bihar who came to Delhi a month ago in search of job was rescued when she was about to be sold ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to provide adequate security for rail project


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh authorities Saturday assured the railways of providing adequate security for the 95-km-long Dalli-Rajhara-Raoghat stretch, which falls in Naxal-dominated areas, and asked it to begin work ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh ahead in Toyota-IGU Southern India junior golf


June 1st, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Arjun Singh from Dhaula Kuan Army Golf Course emerged sole leader in the combined under-14 and under-18 categories after three rounds in the Toyota-IGU Southern India ... Read more...

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2G case: Behura, five others allowed to go abroad


May 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday allowed former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura and five other accused in the 2G case to go abroad in June.Central ... Read more...

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Sardar putts 72 to take lead in junior golf meet


May 30th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Mohan Sardar, the 14-year old from Kolkata, carded a par 72 to take the lead with a two-round total of 148 in the Toyota IGU Southern ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an ... Read more...

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Three held for kidnapping boy for ransom


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Three men were arrested for kidnapping a five-year-old child from central Delhi for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, said police Tuesday. The victim was rescued.Mohammad ... Read more...

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One shot lead for Kushal in Usha Karnataka juniors


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Kushal Singh took the opening day's honours with a fine five-under 65 on the first day of the Usha IGU Karnataka Junior golf championships at the ... Read more...

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‘Love, Lies And Seeta’ sloopy and lacks energy (IANS Movie Review)


May 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love, Lies And Seeta'; Cast: Melanie Kannokada, Arjun Gupta, Lavrenti Lopes and Michael Derek; Director: Chandra Pemmaraju; Rating: **For a moment, imagine yourself as a filmmaker who has been given ... Read more...

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Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn’t raid my house: Actress Haripriya


May 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that ... Read more...

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Singur despairs at promises undone (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), May 13 (IANS) Hope and anticipation have given way to despair and anger in this rural belt where protests against land takeover for industry catapulted Mamata ... Read more...

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Four BSP bungalows in Lutyens Delhi have unauthorised constructions


May 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four government bungalows allotted to the Bahujan Samaj Party in the heart of the national capital have unauthorised constructions and party chief and former Uttar ... Read more...

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Rent dues notice to Meira Kumar withdrawn


May 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The urban development ministry has withdrawn a notice for recovery of nearly Rs.2 crore rent dues from Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for use ... Read more...

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‘Love Lies and Seeta’ grabs attention in New York (With Images)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Love Lies and Seeta", the story of three men in love with a girl named Seeta, grabbed the attention of the New York crowd as ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West Bengal government to Imams in the state till a suit ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams


May 4th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday, while hearing a public interest litigation filed by the BJP, refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West ... Read more...

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‘Quashing reservation in promotions goes against SCs, STs’


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In the wake of the Supreme Court overruling the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to provide reservations in job promotions, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Court relief for disabled aspiring chartered accountants


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to relax the guidelines for disabled students appearing in exams conducted ... Read more...

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India to have national intellectual property rights strategy


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Indian government has set up a sectoral council to prepare national intellectual property rights strategy with a view to incentivise innovation, a senior official ... Read more...

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Sikkkim wins top rural development award


April 24th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Sikkim has won the 'best state' award for strengthening its panchayati raj institutions.Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and ... Read more...

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PM briefed about Agni-V, India’s future missile programme


April 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was Saturday briefed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat on the launch of India's nuclear capable ... Read more...

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Order on CEC plea for CBI probe against Yeddyurappa withheld


April 20th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday withheld its order on the recommendation of the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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Facing possible CBI probe, Yeddyurappa banks on apex court (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) In a severe setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Supreme Court-appointed panel Friday recommended probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into ... Read more...

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CBI probe recommended against Yeddyurappa kin


April 20th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court appointed central empowered committee on environmental matters Friday recommended to the apex court that the CBI probe payments made by a mining ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Andhra schoolboy found murdered


April 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police ... Read more...

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Lalu slams Nitish for ‘bowing’ before Raj Thackeray


April 16th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "bowing" before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray ... Read more...

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