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Non-BJP, non-Congress PM feasible in 2014: Advani


August 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday shocked his party by admitting that the 2014 general elections may throw up a non-BJP and ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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Rahul, Akhilesh, Jayant: Young brigade leads dynasty charge in UP


February 17th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The old order changeth, yielding place to the new... Alfred Tennyson's immortal words are playing out again in the dusty heartlands of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Jayant Chaudhary’s wife is cynosure at Congress-RLD rally


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Feb 2 (IANS) Charu Chaudhary, the wife of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary, was the cynosure of all eyes at the Ramlila Ground in Meerut as ... Read more...

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UPA plays up the Ajit-Rahul combo in Meerut


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) Once rivals, now allies. The tie-up between the Congress and the Rashtriya Lok Dal is being played up in this Uttar Pradesh town ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh - a political acrobat (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh is an instinctive deal-maker and can quickly see on which side the grass is greener.This technocrat-turned-politician, son ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh - a political acrobat


December 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh is an instinctive deal-maker and can quickly see on which side the grass is greener.This farmer-turned former ... Read more...

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Mayawati crosses first hurdle, what next? (News Analysis)


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) With the Uttar Pradesh assembly passing a resolution amid bedlam, Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati has crossed the first hurdle on ... Read more...

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Will Meira Kumar be Congress’ surprise choice? (Comment)


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Does the Congress have an ace up its sleeve? If Mayawati's surmise is to be believed, the Grand Old Party is planning to announce the nomination of a Dalit prime ... Read more...

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Man kills 12-year-old sister for family honour


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, April 23 (IANS) In yet another case of honour killing, a youth killed his 12-year-old sister at Roorki village in this Haryana district for the sake of his family's ... Read more...

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One killed, two injured in accident


January 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27, (IANS) A 26-year-old man was killed and two others injured after the car in which they were travelling collided with a tree in Hazarat Nizamuddin area of south ... Read more...

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Two killed in scrapyard explosion (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 31 (IANS) Two teenagers were killed and five others injured in an explosion in a scrapyard at Bhudapur village near here, Friday evening.According to the police, the deceased boys ... Read more...

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Only JPC can properly look into 2G, claims Sharad Yadav


December 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rally on corruption, alliance convenor and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday scoffed at the prime minister's offer ... Read more...

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NRI hunts for errant son-in-law in Punjab


December 16th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) from Canada said here Wednesday that he has travelled thousands of kilometres to Punjab to seek the arrest of his son-in-law from Ludhiana who ... Read more...

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Mumbai remembers, prays for 26/11 victims


November 26th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Mumbai paused in its busy tracks Friday to remember the carnage of two years ago and paid homage to the martyrs and victims of the terror attack ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to pay homage to Mumbai terror attack victims


November 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Friday lead the city in paying homage to the martyrs and victims of the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attack here, ... Read more...

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Red Fort, Independence Day and prime ministers


August 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Manmohan Singh Sunday became the third Indian prime minister to hoist the National Flag seven or more times at the 17th century Red Fort on ... Read more...

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Monsoon in Delhi by July 9


June 30th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The national capital continued to sweat it out despite light showers Wednesday while the weatherman predicted arrival of monsoon here by July 9. Charan Singh, director of the ... Read more...

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Can Emergency be imposed again in India?


June 25th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Thirty-five years after the Emergency stifled India's prized democracy, questions continue to be asked whether it can be imposed again as men and women who were ... Read more...

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Meerut varsity to create web page for each student


June 19th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, June 19 (IANS) Students of Meerut University may not like it, but their parents surely will. The varsity is launching a web page with details of the academic performance and attendance ... Read more...

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Four wildlife officials suspended after Haryana deer deaths


May 10th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) The Haryana government Monday suspended the Rohtak divisional wildlife officer (DWO) and three others after the deaths of 14 deer in the Meham deer park in Rohtak district ... Read more...

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Orissa scientists want more studies on BT Brinjal


January 16th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists in Orissa Saturday overwhelmingly demanded extensive studies before BT Brinjal is introduced in the state. Participating in a consultation organised by the union environment ministry in Bhubaneswar, ... Read more...

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RLD to mobilise farmers to agitate for statehood


December 28th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Monday said it would mobilise farmers to join the campaign for the formation of Harit Pradesh, a proposed state comprising parts of ... Read more...

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29 new dengue cases take Delhi’s total to 527 (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) At least 29 fresh cases of dengue were reported here Saturday, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital to 527, ... Read more...

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489 dengue cases recorded in Delhi (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty five new dengue cases were recorded in Delhi Friday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 489, health officials said. The Delhi government ... Read more...

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Thumbnail sketches of ministers of state


May 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Following are the thumbnail sketches of 38 ministers of state in the new Manmohan Singh ministry: C.M. Jatua (Trinamool Congress, West Bengal)Age: 71 yearsAcademic qualifications: M.Com from ... Read more...

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Simian couple ties knot in style in Orissa


March 25th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) A marriage of two monkeys that had brought luck to their caretakers was solemnised and attended by at least 10,000 people in a temple in an Orissa village, ... Read more...

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Rashtriya Lok Dal joins National Democratic Alliance (Lead)


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) led by Ajit Singh announced its entry into the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) here Monday. The RLD will have a poll ... Read more...

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Centre explores options as truckers’ stir enters seventh day (Roundup)


January 11th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The nationwide truckers' strike entered the seventh day Sunday despite several states using provisions of law to term it illegal even as Union Surface Transport Minister T.R. ... Read more...

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Centre explores options as truckers’ strike enters seventh day


January 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The nationwide strike by transporters continued for the seventh day Sunday despite several states using provisions of law to term it illegal even as Union Surface Transport ... Read more...

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Minister Baalu ready to invoke ESMA to end transporters strike


January 10th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Union Surface Transport and Shipping Mminister T R Baalu on Saturday said that he was ready to invoke the Essential Service Maintenance Act (ESMA) to force striking ... Read more...

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Truckers vow to continue strike (Roundup)


January 6th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Striking truckers Tuesday accused the government of indifference and vowed to continue their agitation, even as a leading exporters' organisation said the country would lose about Rs.10 ... Read more...

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Truckers’ strike: Commodity shortage in Chandigarh


January 6th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) The truck operators' nationwide strike entered its second day Tuesday, leading to an anticipated shortage of vegetables and other essential commodities here and the neighbouring towns of Mohali ... Read more...

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Trucker’s nationwide strike enters second day, supplies hit


January 6th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The nationwide indefinite strike called by truckers entered the second day Tuesday even as the government Monday threatened to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) if ... Read more...

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Essential services act may be invoked over truckers’ strike (Roundup)


January 5th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The government may invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) if needed against the truckers' indefinite strike from Monday, even while the latter asserted their strike will ... Read more...

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